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Placid Bay Inn

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2187 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1013
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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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Orlando, Florida
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent 3 nights here in a kitchenette with Queen bed. Great location, close to everything. Beautiful back area right on the lake. Mini-kitchen nicely equipped. Only issue was lighting. Room could have used one overhead light in the dining/kitchen area. Tough to work at the table with no light overhead. Good value, very clean and interesting residents. We enjoyed... More 

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

Thank you for the positive review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us at the Placid Bay Inn. Your feedback is important to us. I would like to address your issue with the lighting in our kitchenette rooms. All of our kitchenettes have lighting directly above the sink area. The switch for these lights is located on... More 

Schenectady, New York
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter and I stayed in the room with king bed and fireplace facing the lake. Cleanest room we've ever stayed in. No foul orders or dirt anywhere. The bathroom was spotless and spacious. Bed was perfect, not too firm or too soft. The best part was the use of the canoe...we went out twice in 2 days and loved... More 

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

Thank you for your time and effort in writing such a glowing review of our property! Our goal at the Placid Bay inn is to provide each and every guest with not only a clean comfortable room, but a unique memorable stay. We are so pleased that you and your daughter were able to enjoy the use of our canoes.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our stay was great. Very clean and very helpful staff. Walking distance to Main Street. The staff gave great directions to all places around the area. The view from the room to the lake was great. Very very quiet area. We arrived real late, but I communicated with the host and we were able to arrange an easy arrival. Overall... More 

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

Thank you for you 5/5 review of the Placid Bay Inn! We appreciate your time and effort in writing such a wonderful review. It is a pleasure to hear that you were able to have such a quiet and relaxing stay. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Hudson, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed at the Placid Bay Inn from August 17th through the 21st. We were welcomed very warmly by Tyra at the front desk at check in. She gave us a lot of good suggestions of restaurants in the area and things to do and gave us a schedule of events for the week. We stayed in... More 

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

Our entire family and staff would like to thank you for your outstanding review of the Placid Bay Inn. We truly appreciate your glowing endorsement. Canoeing for the first time can be a little daunting. It is wonderful to hear that our staff was able to help you in your paddling prowess! We look forward to your return and continued... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was an excellent place to stay while visiting Lake Placid. Room was clean and comfortable. It has an outdoor pool that overlooks the lake and mountains. It was within walking distance of Main Street where all the shops and food are. McDonald's across the street made it easy to get my morning coffee. The free canoes were a nice... More 

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

What a great stay! The room was VERY VERY clean, the staff was incredibly helpful and friendly, the view was lovely out the back window where the canoes and adk chairs are. (or is that front if you are looking out to the waterfront?) The pool was very nice for a cool off after a day of walking/hiking. The bedding... More 

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Peterborough
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely spot which is actually on Lake Placid not Mirror Lake. We had a bedroom with a kitchenette that had a view on the lake. Nice spot to unwind after a day of climbing and hiking. The waterfront has a few chairs to sit and enjoy the Lake/Mountainview, and feed the friendly ducks. There is a nice pool if weather... More 

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented the Mallard Cottage in August for a week. The cottage was beautiful and clean and the view from the back was absolutely gorgeous. The Dramm family could not have been more attentive to our needs. Getting to know them was an added bonus to our stay. We will definitely stay here again if we travel to the Lake... More 

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I saw the Placid Bay Inn as we drove to our hotel and were intrigued. We ended up booking a room for the following week. It was one of the best last minute decisions we made! The facility is clean but very well decorated and very nicely maintained. The beds were comfortable, the AC effective, the view... More 

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Bristol, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay in August was fabulous! We enjoyed the lake front view. My husband and son enjoyed being able to canoe on the lake. Being able to sit near the lake at night was a plus too. The rooms are clean and spacious. Would stay here again.

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