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Placid Bay Inn

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2187 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1013
Placid Bay Inn
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Ranked #3 of 17 Lake Placid B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Kiel H Plano, TX
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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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Plano, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My 12 year old son and I were making a big loop thru Canada and New York state and this was our final stop. It was the perfect set-up for us. The room was perfect. It looked as if it was newly remodeled with a new Bathroom and windows. They have canoes that are free to use which my son... More 

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

Thank you for posting a positive review with us. I would also like to thank you for noticing some of our many renovations. I'm glad to read that you and your son had such a good time paddling on the lake The weather that week was not the best, but you both made the best of it. One of the... More 

Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location was great, close enough to walk to the downtown area but just far enough to be quiet and peaceful. We had a good view of the lake from our room. The room was clean and cozy and the owners were very helpful and friendly. Would definitely stay again and recommend.

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

Thank you for your positive review. It is wonderful to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We like to think that the Placid Bay Inn is an oasis in the village of Lake Placid- close enough to all the activities and shopping, but far enough away to enjoy the serenity of the lake. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The placid bay in was really a great place to stay. The surrounding landscaping is beautiful, a very warm and welcoming place. The staff was helpful and friendly. We had a bench porch area right outside our room where we could stay outside during rainy periods of the day. The room was very comfortable and clean. My boyfriend and I... More 

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

First and foremost , congratulations from the entire staff of the Placid Bay Inn.! We were all touched when we read about your proposal. Thank you for your positive review and kind words. We are truly happy that you both enjoyed your stay with us. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice stay. The area is very peaceful and beautiful (wished we stayed longer). The room was clean and the view was very pretty. Also the location is great! Right by the main lake and about half a mile to the downtown area. The shower pressure was a little off though (I think it may need a new stopper as... More 

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

TungstenBlues, From the entire staff at the Placid Bay Inn, I would like to personally thank you for your positive review of our property. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. The Placid Bay Inn is a family run property that has been in business for over 35 years. Our goal is to provide our guests... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms clean, great bed, kitchenette, walking to everything. Loved the free use of two canoes. Lovely flowers all around, newly renovated. Sweet family run. Amazing Lake Placid. The hotel sits on the bay. A great choice!

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

Thank you for so much for writing such a wonderful review. We truly appreciate you taking the time out of your busy schedule to say such kinds words. Denise and Tyra have done an amazing job once again with our landscaping and flowers. They truly have a gift for horticulture. Our entire staff puts in a tremendous amount of labor... More 

Altamont, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We have been guests of Placid Bay Inn for more than 10 years. We missed a few years and just returned this past weekend to celebrate our anniversary. We have used the golf packages, but not ski packages. From the moment you check in until the moment you reluctantly check out, you will feel as if you are family. The... More 

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

The entire staff at the Placid Bay Inn would like to thank you for your glowing review of our property. It is truly a pleasure to hear such comments from our returning guests. We are a family run property that has been in business for 35 yrs. We do our utmost to make each and every guests stay a unique... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We booked a weekend getaway, and chose by chance--next time we'll stay here by choice. Well appointed cozy rooms, that we're amazingly clean! The owners were so friendly and helpful. Easy walk into the center of Lake Placid. Great places to eat and drink close by. And the town of Lake Placid, with its' Olympic past is fun to explore.... More 

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

Our family would like to Thank You for all your kind words, and taking the time to write this review. We are so very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and your visit to Lake Placid. We look forward to your next visit with us. It is always such a pleasure to serve wonderful folks like yourselves. Thank... More 

Baldwinsville, New York, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at placid bay inn near the end of March. My boyfriend and I stayed 2 nights and booked the late season Ski and Stay package and got 1 day lift tickets to Whiteface for only $40 per person. The Inn was very clean and warm and and had cozy adirondack style rooms. The walk to town was only about... More 

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

From all of us at the Placid Bay Inn, we would like to thank you for your positive review. It means a great deal to us that you enjoyed your stay. I must apologize for the smell of smoke from your closet. Once in a great while ( 3 instances in 35 yrs.) guests have chosen to ignore our strict... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We stayed here in mid august 2014 on our way to Old Forge and loved the place. Parking was a little tight, but that's the only bad thing I can say. Our room which was clean and cozy had a nice view of Whiteface Mt. The bed was very confortable. We thoroughly enjoyed the wine and cheese package that they... More 

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

Our entire family here at the Placid Bay Inn would like to thank you for your positive review. We are so glad you enjoyed your cheese and wine package- it's a wonderful added amenity to your stay. We have an extensive list of packages you can add to your stay to make it personal and unique. Whether you are a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My husband surprised me with a weekend getaway because we were kid free for the first time in a long time and I was very pleased. The room was CLEAN and beautiful. Service was next to none. They had maps of the area for us. Looked up events going on and printed the information just because. We didn't even ask.... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words and thank you for choosing the Placid Bay for your weekend away! We realize how important mini getaways can be; in fact, I think they are a must in keeping our spirits up and our body and soul feeling refreshed and healthy! We are so glad to read you had a delightful "adults" getaway... More 

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