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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 4 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent family run hotel and it shows, very well looked after, rooms very, very clean, backs onto lake placid . Easy walking distance into town for dinner or breakfast. Canoes are available for use on the lake.

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

Thank you for noticing our Inn is infact, family run. We take great pride in our property and have been doing so going on over 34 years now. We have built a solid repeat clientele and make their enjoyable getaway a top priority. Cleanliness and property maintenance is something that never goes overlooked, with constant upgrades and improvements made on... More

Nassau, New York
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The second consecutive year my wife and I stayed at the PBI (we regularly attend the annual Summit Lacrosse Tournament to watch our boys play, and at which it's been my pleasure to officiate), this visit was even more enjoyable than the first. For Visit #2 we opted to stay in a lakeside view room, and awoke daily to a... More

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

Thank you so much for all your lovely words, and taking the time to send them to Trip Advisor! You and your beautiful wife are always such a pleasure to see, and have as our guests. We just put new wool berber carpet in "your" room, and several others. It has the newest kind of underlayment, and one guest said... More

Brooklyn, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We love The Placid Bay Inn. I have stated there just about every time I'm in Lake Placid, and we're there at least twice per year for some hiking in the High Peak Region. Rooms are cozy and quaint. Owners are friendly and accommodating. Free use of canoes on the lake are a plus. Hands down the nicest place we... More

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

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us, again. We are so blessed to have such wonderful guests, as yourselves! Thank you for always staying with us when you are in Lake Placid, and sharing your feelings with other travelers. We will continue to do our upmost to earn your trust and business. This fall we are... More

Michigan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I stayed one night at the Placid Bay Inn as part of a tour group. The double double room was exceedingly clean although very spartan (no coffee maker for example). Room descriptions provided by fellow travelers indicate that the accomodations vary greatly in terms of amenities so it may be advantageous to call for specific information prior to booking. The... More

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

It was a pleasure having your group stay with us. We are glad to read your stay was enjoyable and you found the room to be "exceedingly clean" with a convenient location. Since we are a small family Inn, we take great pride in our property and all aspects related to our Inn. From reservations, to house keeping, landscaping and... More

Cornwall, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

First time at Placid Bay Inn, and was very pleased with our room.Very beautiful sitting out back viewing Whiteface and enjoying fall foliage. Room was very clean. Bathroom looked like it had been updated recently.

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

Well thank you!!! We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again as a repeat guest of ours, perhaps checking out all the beautiful seasons, lovely Lake Placid has to offer. We appreciate your kind words!! More

London, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

First time at Placid Bay Inn, and was very pleased with our accommodations.Very beautiful sitting out back viewing Lake Placid and enjoying fall foliage. We enjoyed our stay in this very charming clean Inn.Thanks Denise for being so kind to us!

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

We are delighted to read you had an enjoyable stay at the Placid Bay Inn. Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. You picked a perfect time to travel to Lake Placid. Fall is a favorite of ours in this beautiful area. We look forward to your return visit:) More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Had and amazing weekend at placid bay inn. Will definitely come back and stay again. Service is very friendly, they go above and beyond to satisfy visitors. Super clean rooms and gorgeous back yard. Just a short 10 minute walk to the main strip can't wait to go back next season.

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

We are so happy to read you enjoyed your stay with us at our Inn. Thank you for acknowledging that we go out of our way to make sure our guests are welcomed like family and satisfied with their stay. We are looking forward to adding you folks to our growing list of repeat guests. Hope to see you again,... More

Ottawa, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This was our 1st time to Lake Placid. After reading reviews we decided to book here. The room was spotlessly clean, bed very comfortable, nice view of lake. Enjoyed the dock and the canoes. We had room 11. Kitchenette with table very handy. We would stay here again. The only thing I would suggest is putting a light over the... More

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

As a seasoned traveler and Trip Advisor contributor we appreciate you taking the time to point out all the wonderful things we are doing right at our Inn; from being spotlessly clean, to your confortable bed and terrific views and use of canoes. We look forward to having you as our repeat guests in the future. Room #11 is a... More

Rochester, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Placid Bay Inn over Labor Day Weekend. We have been to LP many times before, but this was our first stay at this location. I have to say, it was by far my favorite place to stay. We stayed in a smaller kitchenette studio. It had everything you needed (wine glasses, dish soap, utensils,... More

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

Thank you so much for your review, and all the nice things you had to say about us. We will continue to work hard to live up to your kind words. We are so very fortunate to have such a beautiful spot on the Lake with wonderful views of Whiteface Mt. We never tire of hearing from wonderful folks like... More

Rochester, NY
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This was our second stay at the Placid Bay Inn, and we couldn't have been more pleased. The Inn is reminiscent of motels and motor inns of an era past, but with so much more! The view of Lake Placid and Whiteface Mountain from our room (#16) was amazing. We selected one of the smaller rooms, but found it to... More

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

Your review is so lovely and kind that you made me get all warm and fussy inside! We thank you for taking the time out of your busy day to write a review, and truly appreciate that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our family does take great pride in what we do, and we are always happy to hear... 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
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Number of rooms: 21
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