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Placid Bay Inn

2187 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1013
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Ranked #3 of 17 Lake Placid B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Kathy K Belvidere, New Jersey
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Belvidere, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

"If it ain't broke, don't fix it!" My husband and I decided to visit Lake Placid again after traveling there for the first time three years ago. We didn't have to think hard about where we would stay. The Placid Bay Inn of course! We stayed there the first time and were treated to a wonderful experience. Our room, the... More

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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I had a wonderful time at the Placid Bay Inn. The rooms were very clean and cozy and we loved the little kitchenettes. We enjoyed the nice dock by the Lake Placid and the very well maintained pool. The staff was extremely nice, welcoming and helpful on questions we had about the town. We definetly recommend this... More

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sunintree, Owner at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy that you both enjoyed your stay at our Inn, and you took the time to share your experience with us and other travelers. I hope you were able to get out in the canoes while you were here! :-) Thank you, again, for staying with us. We hope you are able to visit us again, soon. More

Summerville, South Carolina
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I decided to take one last trip back to his home town before baby #3 made his appearance with our 5 year old and 17 month old. We visit Lake Placid at least twice a year since my husband was raised there and all of his family is still located there, so we have stayed at MANY... More

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sunintree, Owner at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this review

I'm very sorry if the writer of this review thought that I was rude, and unfriendly to families. I was friendly to the family and always smiled and explained myself, and our Inn's rules in a friendly way. I am also surprised that they would say all of these unkind things, since I refunded the balance of their stay (3... More

Ottawa, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful time at the Placid Bay inn. The room was clean and cozy. The location is perfect whether you want to drive to nearby activities or just walk to main street in Lake Placid. We especially appreciated having direct access to Lake Placid from the Inn. Highly recommanded. We will return.

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sunintree, Owner at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this review

It is so nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. This time of year being on the Lake with a beautiful view of Whiteface Mountain is a very special place to be. Thank you for taking the time to write a review, and we do hope you will visit us and Lake Placid, again. Thank you again,... More

Pennsylvania
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a week at the Mallard Cottage with my family (me, my husband, and our two children, ages 7 and 8). I have never written a Trip Advisor review before, but had to write one about this beautiful cottage. The property is gorgeous, with lovely flowers and a well-manicured lawn. The view from the back deck of the... More

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sunintree, Owner at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, and share your thoughts with us and others. You have a delightful family, and we are so happy that you enjoyed everything we have to offer. We hope you will be able to visit with us again. We have so many families that we have gotten to watch... More

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a weekend getaway and found this Inn online...beautiful view, extremely clean room...very comfortable king bed.....can't wait to go back! Within walking distance to town and near good food places..I rate it A+!

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sunintree, Manager at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this review

Wonderful to read you rate us A+ ! Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Are aim is to make sure our guests enjoy our property and have a relaxing getway, so glad we accomplished our goal!! We look forward to having you as a repeat guest next time your in Lake Placid, for another BEAUTIFUL WEEKEND:) More

Loudonville, New York
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had stayed at Placid Bay when our kids were young over 15 years ago and to tell you the truth I only called on a lark and had planned to stay elsewhere but the lady on the phone ( Denise I think) could not have been any nicer so I gave them the reservation. We got to the hotel... More

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sunintree, Manager at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this review

I believe I spoke with you on the phone and Denise checked you in upon arrival. It makes us happy knowing you had a nice relaxing getaway. Thank you especially for sharing your experience here, we find unbiased reviews to be such an asset when planning a trip and we most certainly use trip advisor when we book our own... More

Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cons: - internet is very bad. - windows are small Pros: everything else for a motel: - Staff at the reception are very kind and give helpful advises about hikes.. and restaurants. - Backyard really cool with chairs on a dock on the lake (see picture). - Canoes available. - Rooms clean.

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sunintree, Manager at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for breaking down your stay to let us know what we are doing great and the areas that we can improve on. Our Wifi in general is very quick and responsive with a few rooms being the exception- which happen to be located at an angle difficult to receive the wifi signal from, despite us having 2 seperate... More

Seminole
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay when visiting Lake Placid! The room was spotlessly clean. The bed was VERY comfortable. The water pressure in the shower was good. There was always plenty of hot water. TV reception was great. The staff was over the top nice and responsive. We really enjoyed sitting on the dock each evening after a... More

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sunintree, Owner at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and found our rooms clean and confortable. We are working on the wi-fi problem, but getting tech people to show up in the north country can sometimes be a challenge. Thank you again for all the positive things you... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Searched B&B's and this is not. My bad for trusting a search to tripadvisor. The "Lakeside with Fireplace" gives the impression that it is actually lakeside. Well, its not. Maybe lake facing but separated by a pool, or "The Mallard" cottage which is the only lakeside spot here. Sights are ruined by small windows (talking 4 x 4 when an... More

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sunintree, Owner at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, and the nice things you had to say about the staff. I'm very sorry you thought we were a B&B, which we are not. Trip Advisor put us in the B&B/Inns category because we do not have a 24 hour front desk person. I have called and written... More

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Address: 2187 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1013
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Location: United States > New York > Lake Placid
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Adirondack ambiance surrounds you in our picturesque Inn located right on Placid Lake with magnificent views of Whiteface Mt. Relax in a comfortably appointed room, suite or cottage. We have updated & remodeled our accommodations including: upscale towels, bedding, and bathrooms, many with deep soaking tubs. Our Inn offers free Wi-Fi, canoes, outdoor pool, and Adirondack chairs for lounging by the Lake. Enjoy a leisurely stroll to downtown shops & restaurants. Visit our web site for details on our numerous year-round packages and online reservations.Please Note: We are not a B&B. ... more   less 
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