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The Balsam Motel & Cottages

430 Canada Street, Lake George, NY 12845
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The Balsam Motel & Cottages
Ranked #16 of 89 hotels in Lake George
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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River Edge, NJ
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

The Balsam Motel is family-owned for many years and provides a warm, friendly, and homelike feeling for all its guests. We recently stayed again with our family and enjoyed the time there very much. The rooms were bright, clean, with comfortable beds and pillows, air conditioned, and especially enjoyed the chairs outside our rooms to read and enjoy the beautiful... More

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River Edge, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

The Balsam Motel, on Canada Street located in Lake George, NY, is an attractive place to stay while visiting the area. Its location is set back from the hustle and bustle of the town and the rooms are comfortable and clean. Your car can stay parked the entire visit because restaurants, the lake, and activities in town are within walking... More

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Bethel, Connecticut
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

this was a "getaway" trip for us this time, and again George and Suzanne were as gracious as our many times before. don't think of going anyplace else. this was about our 12th stay here and we are in walking distance of all lake George activities, we have a view of the lake, the public beach is 500 feet away!... More

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Troy, New York, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

The Balsam Motel is one of our favorite places to stay every summer! The motel is always clean, quiet and only a short walk to the village and restaurants. The owners are extremely accommodating and treat you like a family member. We have been staying at the Balsam Motel for many years and look forward to many more to come!... More

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Yonkers, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We had a wonderful time .You has been the best place to stay. Balsam Motel recommended it because a clean , quiet and the owners are friendly If you need anything, information or just wnat to have a nice talk George and his wife are there for you. The Cottage are beautiful. Located about 1 minute walk from the lake... More

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Donnacona, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

What can I say, first word that comes to mind is "friendly". When you arrive the owner "George" greets you and takes time to bring you to your lodge and go around it with you. If you need anything, information or just wnat to have a nice talk George and his wife are there for you. The lodges are nor... More

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Seattle
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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

I will start with the positives. SPARKLING, CLEAN POOL. CLEAN SHEETS. VILLAGE LOCATION. FRIDGE AND FLAT SCREEN in room. Now the negatives. The carpet was in bad shape. None of us would dare walk on it barefoot. The mattresses had stains. The towels had hairs embedded in them. Loose tiles on bathroom floor. The initial appearance of the room was... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012 via mobile

I stayed at The Balsam in August. We go to Lake George every summer and this summer we made sure to return to The Balsam. Last year we stayed somewhere else and we wished we were at The Balsam! It is clean, calm, quiet, and woodsy. The owners are so friendly and they help you with everything you need. If... More

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malta
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

My husband and i have been coming to the balsam for only two years, but since we found the place last year there is no other place we would rather stay. We brought our parents with us for memorial day weekend and had a blast! Now we are coming back to spend our last summer hurrah weekend there. Awesome owners... More

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Cairo, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Stayed at the Balsam last summer. The owner, George, was very friendly and he gave us some great suggestion on places to eat. This year we were happy to stay there again. They place looked great and seemed like some renovations have been done. Then we came back one afternoon and found our door wide open with the key in... More

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Additional Information about The Balsam Motel & Cottages

Also Known As:
The Balsam Motel And Cottages
The Balsam Motel & Cottages Hotel
The Balsam Motel & Cottages Hotel Lake George
Balsam Hotel Lake George
The Balsam Hotel
Address: 430 Canada Street, Lake George, NY 12845
Location: United States > New York > Lake George
Amenities:
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in Lake George
#21 Family Hotel in Lake George
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Balsam Motel is a family run motel. Whether you choose the privacy of our own cottage or one of our motel rooms, our Lake George Village location gives you easy access to shops and attractions. Our secluded wooded setting is the perfect place to unwind and have a barbeque. We strive to offer you the best and friendliest accommodations. ... more   less 

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