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Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2559 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946 (Formerly Golden Arrow Hotel)
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Ranked #6 of 31 hotels in Lake Placid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Israel
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73 reviews 73 reviews
33 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lodge-style hotel, very close to the waterfront. The room was clean and comfortable and had a nice view of the lake. Breakfast was not included in the room price but the price was reasonable and it was very tasty.

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GenerationsLP, Director of Marketing at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Dear wisniak, Thank you for reviewing the Golden Arrow. I am glad that you enjoyed our comfortable, clean rooms and nice view of Mirror Lake. Thank you for trying our restaurant, Generations, as well. I hope you will stay with us again soon. I hope you have a wonderful rest of the summer. Cheers, Olivia Zeis Director of Marketing Golden... More

New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Last year stayed at High Peaks - this year Golden Arrow. Pros and cons to both but next year likely to go back to Golden Arrow. Recall though that my review of High Peaks is one year old so I cannot say what has changed there. 1) Golden Arrow has a beach. Sounds silly but traditional chaise lounges surround the... More

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GenerationsLP, Director of Marketing at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Rapctny, It’s wonderful to hear that you will return to the Golden Arrow for your next trip to Lake Placid. I agree that our beach, complete with Stand-up Paddle Boards is really the best in town. Between the convenience and beauty of our location, it is truly unbeatable. It is also a great place to watch the Fourth of July... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our son got married, since we are not from the area, our entire family stayed here. We were amazed at all the extra stuff that was done to make the family feel welcomed. And also they made the bride n groom feel very special. Would do anything to make our stay an experience to remember. We would return.

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GenerationsLP, Director of Marketing at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Dear Tobieforever, I’m very happy we were able to make your whole family feel welcomed and create an environment where memories that will last forever were made. At the Golden Arrow we know how important a wedding is, not only just for the bride and groom, but also for their family. Thank you for acknowledging the hard work of our... More

Boston, MA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love this place. We have stayed here three times. Beautiful location, right on Mirror Lake. All of the amenities and none of the pretentiousness of other resorts. Casual, laid-back, soothing, revitalizing vibe. Get a room with a lakeside view and just chill. Generations Restaurant is ok, fairly standard hotel food, but a great view too!

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GenerationsLP, Director of Marketing at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Dear PatsFanAlex, Thank you for taking the time to review the Golden Arrow. It’s terrific that you keep returning to our resort. I’m glad you can chill and escape here. I really like how you described it as casual, laid back, soothing and revitalizing; those are great adjectives for us! I hope to see you back here soon; I wish... More

Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the very first personal contact at check-in throughout the stay and especially at checkout, the staff were upbeat, warm and friendly, like long lost cousins. We had a spacious and charmingly decorated double queen bed room, with a large super clean bathroom, overlooking the lake (worth the extra $, esp. the balcony), and absolutely loved the location on the... More

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GenerationsLP, Director of Marketing at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Dear Bernie M, Thank you for your fantastic review. It sounds like you and your family was able to take advantage of all that the resort has to offer. I’m very glad you found our staff to be warm and friendly, like your own long lost family members! I am sure that many will benefit from the information in your... More

Albany, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We rented one of their condo's facing main street and slightly detached from the rest of hotel for my husband and I and our very active 2 and 5 year old kids. The room was very practical, laid out well, and clean. The staff was super helpful and inviting. The hotel itself has a lot to boast for families with... More

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GenerationsLP, Director of Marketing at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Dear Michelle D, I’m very glad you and your family enjoyed your stay in one of our Main Street condos. It’s wonderful to hear that you enjoyed our lovely beach, friendly staff and that you’ll be back! I truly thank you for writing this great review on Trip Advisor; I look forward to your return to Lake Placid. Cheers, Olivia... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here for our 25th anniversary and had a wonderful stay. View of the lake was beautiful, staff was friendly and helpful. Parked the car and hardly used it since restaurants, shopping and lake all steps away. Loved that canoes, kayaks, paddle boards and paddle boats available for guests to use.

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GenerationsLP, Director of Marketing at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mary S, Congratulations on 25 years of marriage! I’m so happy that you chose to celebrate it with us. Thank you for your great review, it’s wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the beautiful view from the resort and friendly staff, among other things. I hope you will stay with us again in the future. Thank you again for... More

Babylon, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Golden Arrow says they "only thing they overlook is the lake," and it's really true! They've thought of everything at the Golden Arrow and have provided a wonderful escape place for people of all ages. We recently watched the littles and the young teens playing on the beach and using watercraft of all kinds. And we "older generation" folks... More

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GenerationsLP, Director of Marketing at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Dear Donna J, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your wonderful review. I’m glad you think that we are living up to our slogan; the only thing we overlook is the lake. It is great that your family of all ages is able to enjoy using all the resort has to offer. I think that people... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Check in was a breeze, we arrived early as per our notification to the hotel, and our room was ready for us. The room was spacious and the view of the lake and mountains was beautiful. Breakfast at Generations was very good as they have a great selection and reasonably priced. Bed was very comfortable, room and bathroom was very... More

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GenerationsLP, Director of Marketing at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Dear linda h, Thank you for your great review of the Golden Arrow. I’m very glad we were able to accommodate you for your early check-in. It’s wonderful to hear that you found our rooms spacious, clean, comfortable and with great views of Mirror Lake and the Adirondack Mountains. I’m also glad you were able to enjoy our restaurant, Generations,... More

Rochester, New York
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a group of 12 and the hotel was able to get us 4 rooms all next to each other on the ground floor overlooking the lake! What a great view! We have stated here 9 times the past 11 years! As always the rooms were clean and they have just finished remodeling! The staff is always friendly and... More

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GenerationsLP, Director of Marketing at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ralph B, It is wonderful to hear that you keep returning to the Golden Arrow year after year.Thank you for your kind compliments on our staff and clean rooms. I love the ground floor rooms in the summer time. It’s very convenient to be able to walk right not to the beach. I’m glad we were able to keep... More

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Address: 2559 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946 (Formerly Golden Arrow Hotel)
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Location: United States > New York > Lake Placid
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort 3*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#1 Green Hotel in Lake Placid #2 Business Hotel in Lake Placid #4 Family Hotel in Lake Placid #5 Romantic Hotel in Lake Placid #5 On the Beach Hotel in Lake Placid
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“The Only thing we Overlook is the Lake.” Surrender yourself to the untouched beauty of the Adirondack Mountains at the first resort in the United States to receive the Audubon’s Society highest Platinum Eco Rating for Hotels. It’s a place to renew yourself on the serene shores of Mirror Lake, and a place to thrill yourself, just moments from the famed Olympic Village at the heart of Lake Placid, New York. We are proud to offer Deluxe Accommodations as well as over 20 different kinds of suites and specialty rooms. All of our rooms are 100% smoke free, our lake front rooms above ground level have private balconies, and the ground level rooms have large glass doors leading out to a patio. Don’t forget your pup because we are a Pet Friendly resort. The Golden Arrow has an indoor pool, steam bath, two whirlpool hot tubs, and sauna. There is also a private white sand beach that is the perfect place to take in a magnificent panorama of the Adirondack Mountains. In the summer there are complimentary kayaks, canoes, and paddleboats available, we also have an authentic Italian Gondola that can be taken out for a minimal charge. In the winter you can ski, skate, and even take a dog sled ride on Mirror Lake right out our back door. ... more   less 
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