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Paradox Lodge & Cedar Lodge

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2169 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid, NY 12946
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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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Baldwinsville NY
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from a wonderful weekend at the Paradox Lodge. It is the epitome of an Adirondack Lodge in appearance, lots of wood, Adirondack memorabilia and antiques, a big wrap-around porch, cozy rooms that each had its own unique character, and a location right on the edge of the lake. But behind the rustic appearance, lies a comfortable and... More 

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College Park, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights during our honeymoon - everything was wonderful! Nan was a wonderful hostess, and Moses made amazing breakfast every morning. The room was perfect, as well. Our favorite feature were the kayaks and canoe free for guest use, since the B&B is right on the water.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

they didn't provide us with even a morsel of food, because we woke up on the late side. other places on the same trip were happy to leave out a few pastries when we told them we preferred to sleep in.

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

We are sorry but our records do not indicate anyone intentionally sleeping in and missing breakfast during the month of July. (Our notes would say "no breakfast" or "missed breakfast".)We keep a daily record for each room for breakfast time, preferred beverage and any special dietary needs such as gluten or dairy free or not eating meat. Our breakfast is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect, adirondack charm with great hospitality......loved my room in the cedars - exactly what I was looking for - close to town, lakeside with the best spot to canoe & fish - Red, I will be back - better make me dinner ;)

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VERMONT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

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 July 8, 2015

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

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
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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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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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