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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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  • 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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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unique b And b. A truly great place to stay . 100 percent Adirondack. Nothing but atmosphere. On the water, a four minute walk to center of lake placid. We shall return as soon as possible. Hosts are most helpful. Highly recommended.

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Butler, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In our room (smallest) the shower had amazing water pressure, fast wifi, personal AC unit, very comfortable bed/pillows/towels. There are guest beach towels can canoes/kayaks to use on site! Very quiet peaceful outdoor lounging/picnic tables. Our room didn't have TV, which was wonderful-so much to do here. Great value, short walk to town Main Street. Nan has great re comendations... More 

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Oakville, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had never stayed at a B&B before, and we were a little hesitant, but then we saw that this one had individual bathrooms and they had a discount for Canadian residents, so we decided to give it a go. We were not disappointed! The "Jenkins Room" in the Cedar Lodge was absolutely incredible. The decor was amazing, the room... More 

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Watervliet, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to the Paradox Lodge many times and I am never disappointed. Owners Nan and Red make all feel right at home, and the food is the best in Lake Placid. If you're a fisherman this is the place to go; Lake trout in Lake Placid and some of the best Rainbow, Brown and Brook trout action on the... More 

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Lake Placid, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

These folks made us feel right at home and really went out of their way to accomodate us, including cooking a fantastic meal for two. Every meal was a "party in your mouth", and the service was divine.

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Plattsburgh, NY
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Attended the Women's Retreat for Managing Stress and Cultivating Resilience hosted by Nan LaFountaine at Paradox Lodge. A wonderful Retreat conducted by Amy Kohanski of Stepping Stones: Pathway to Peace and treated to the culinary delights of Chef Red LaFountaine. Truly rejuvenating! Came away with new and helpful ways to deal with stress, learned about herbs and their qualities to... More 

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Burke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

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
2 reviews
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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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