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Paradox Lodge & Cedar Lodge

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2169 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid, NY 12946
Paradox Lodge & Cedar Lodge
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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
    5 of 5 stars
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Burke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed there for the second time and it was just as good as the first. The hosts where wonderful and the room was decked out in perfect Adirondack charm. The breakfast was a big plus! Location is a reasonable 8 minute walk to Main Street. Highly recommend!

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Cedar Lodge. The room was beautiful, with a fireplace stove, which we made excellent use of, and a deck, less so (the weather was too cold for us to spend time outside, unfortunately, but in warmer weather it would have been very nice). There was also a lovely bathroom with a jacuzzi bath, rain-head shower and... More 

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Coram, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Paradox Lodge is a great place to stay if you are going away with your significant other and can cope without television. Our room was well maintained and very clean. The bed was also extremely comfortable. My boyfriend and I appreciated having a bucket of ice in our room everyday after we had only asked for some ice on... More 

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Plattsburgh, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

It was our first stay at the Paradox Lodge and it was fantastic. I had contacted Nan to see if Chef Moses would prepare dinner for my husbands 66 birthday . I had read that this was only being done for parties of six or more. The exception was made and the Filet Mignon dinner was the BEST we had... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Great service, soft towels, immaculate, warm hospitality, awesome breakfast, warm and inviting! Can't get better than that! Oh, and the soap and mineral water just add to the already delightful experience. Natalie D'Angelo 11x award winning graphic designer New York

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Nyack, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We stayed here at the Paradox Lodge over MLK weekend from Friday to Monday. As soon as we arrived on Friday evening Nan greeted us and made us feel right at home. The place was well kept and very clean. Each morning Nan and Red prepared breakfast for us and the reviews say it all. It was amazing. The owners... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The reviews say it all, but it doesn't hurt to confirm the highlights. Fantastic breakfasts, hospitable hosts, and eclectic decor. Paradox has just enough rooms and space to feel cozy and comfortable among other travelers. No complaints here. 10 min walk into town which, even on a cold night, is very convenient.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We've stayed at both Paradox lodge and Cedar lodge several times now, in both summer and fall, and just love the location, the accommodations, the food and the hospitality! The rooms are very cozy and comfortable and we love the eclectic Adirondack charm. Beautiful spot on the bay, with boats available and an incredible view of Whiteface - also within... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

If you're looking for something authentic and unique look no further. The owners, Nan and Moses were both accommodating and wonderful. My wife and I recently stayed the weekend to celebrate our 8th anniversary and they obviously intended to take good care of us on our special weekend. Both owners were relaxed and conversational and Moses made us some of... More 

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ontario
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My husband and I have stayed at a lot of B and B's and have a certain expectation of a room worth $175. There are some definite good things about the inn - great porch, nice that boats are available, very good breakfast and clean. Our room was disappointing. The bathroom was incredibly tiny. I was excited about the tub,... More 

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SNOWBLIZ, Owner at Paradox Lodge & Cedar Lodge, responded to this review

In our 15 plus years of operating the B&B we have never had a guest find so much fault with one of our rooms. We do not understand why someone would not say something if the room did not meet their expectations. Instead they waited until they got home and wrote it in their review. We were never given the... More 

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