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TMax-n-Topo's Hostel & Private Rooms

5046 Cascade Road (Route 73), Lake Placid, NY 12946 (Formerly Jackrabbit Hostel)
TMax-n-Topo's Hostel & Private Rooms
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

LOVE this place! Feel totally at ease when you walk through the door-like staying at a friend's house. They have everything you could ever need, better than any hotel! Where else can you meet like-minded mountain-loving people, cook your own food or buy yummy stuff in case you forgot everything, play games, read books, have your own quiet time to... More 

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Yonkers, New York
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I usually avoid hostels in the US because they are usually terrible. But this place was perfect. The owner (I only met one of them) is super nice and has good info on the area. We stayed in one of the private rooms and it was great. Plenty of heat, hot water, and very clean. Cable too! Nice common area... More 

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Rochester, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

So close to everything you need when you are in the Adirondacks. Room was clean and quiet. Owner and fellow guests were all very friendly! There is a community kitchen that can be used to cook basically anything. Will definitely be staying here again!

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Rochester, New York, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This is easy to find right on Rt. 73. They were very easy to work with. I got their answering machine and got a call back within about 10 minutes...had my reservations made and was set to go. Unlike other hostels I have been in, they provide linens and towels; just bring your shampoo and you are all set. They... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This is a great hostel that is especially tailored to people who are in the area for outdoor activities such as hiking, backpacking, rock/ice climbing, skiing, snowshoeing, paddling, hunting, etc. The owner, Dave, is particularly knowledgable about the region and is more than happy to help you plan a trip if you ask. I would also recommend the private rooms... More 

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Ended up having to massively change dates for a trip, they accommodated me and allowed me to shift my dates multiple times until I had the rest of my rearrangements sorted out. Fantastic Customer Service!

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

You can't go wrong with this place. An aura of friendliness and order reigns at Tmax and Topo's. David and Tmax are super friendly hosts and avid hikers. They're frequently dispensing helpful information about the mountains to guests. The place is spic and span and very well organized. Obviously, a lot of thoughtful effort has gone into adding all sorts... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Myself and two friends stayed in the pop up trailer on the grounds, which had plenty of room for all of us and our stuff. We had easy access to the clean bathrooms and showers across the lawn, and the kitchen is large and well equipped. Everything is clean, which is always my biggest concern. As it was getting into... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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39 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

A friend and I stayed here recently and really enjoyed ourselves. The owners are incredibly friendly and helpful, and the beds were very comfortable. The bathroom was clean, and the room we were in (The Dixes) also had a small mini-fridge, microwave and coffee machine. The common area downstairs seemed very welcoming (although we were exhausted after our hike and... More 

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Bloomfield, NY
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We spent two great nights at TMax-n-Topo's. The place is charming, comfortable and immaculate. Clean is very important to me, and this place was spotless. We spent most of our time on the trails in the region, but when we came home to Tmax-n-Topos, everything was perfect. This is one of those great finds that I'm almost a bit afraid... More 

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