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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
Roctraveler14 Rochester, NY
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Rochester, NY
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I loved this place from the minute I called Denise(owner) and reserved the room for three days. Very, very clean!!! Simple and cozy. Close to main street, close to gas station and super market. If I am going on vacation to lake placid I am staying in this place only! Very nice view on the lake!!!! Thank you guys!!!

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Portland, IN
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Reminds me of places I stayed as a child traveling with my parents, but totally updated. Fine location. We were able to sleep with windows open for cross ventilation...something you don't find in chain establishments. Friendly staff. Well tended grounds. Very clean!

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Morristown, New Jersey, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Clean and comfortable rooms for a good price. Nice location near the lake. Free use of two canoes. Nice pool. Close to downtown Lake Placid. If you want a nice motel at a good price I Highly recommend staying here.

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

Thank you so much for your kind and direct description of our Inn, and taking the time to share this with us and others. I have always disliked using the name "motel" to describe our property. It makes me think of a run down place on the side of a highway, but your decription makes it a positive word. :-)... More

Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 2 nights ( August 24/25) as our base to hike Mount Marcy . Great location on the waterfront allowing you access to the lake . 2 Canoes available for guests . Place is kept very clean and well maintained including outdoor pool and grounds. Nice to have waterfront access where you can sit on chairs looking out at... More

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

We are happy you had a great weekend of hiking in the Adirondack Park, and enjoying the beauty of the area. We are very blessed to live in such a beautiful spot, and love to hear that others enjoy it as much as we do. Are you doing the count down of all 46 high peaks? If so, we look... More

Middleburgh, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place and fantastic stay! Price was reasonable and below average compared to other hotels. Room had a "Comfy and Cozy" feel not to mention very relaxing. Wife loved the sunken tub, double sink and "electronic" Fireplace. We will be making this a "regular destination".

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

It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Placid Bay Inn. We all have so little time to getaway together. This time is important, and I'm glad that you had a nice experience. Thank you so much for your visit, and taking the time to tell us and others what made it a positive time for both... More

Fairport, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights and had a good experience. The room was very small but very clean and had everything we needed. The view from the backyard was just beautiful and really made our stay! You have a direct view of Whiteface and Lake Placid. Great location, would definitely come back.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Inn. The room you booked is one of our smallest rooms, but must economical. We are so happy that you enjoyed the beautiful views in the backyard, and that you both had an enjoyable stay. We look forward to seeing you, again. Thank you for your business. More

Greenville, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was clean and modern. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Grounds immaculate . You can keep your kayaks near the water so you can easily get out on the lake in a moment. Even if its 5 am ;) .Within walking to a couple great restaurants and drinks, no driving necessary. No complaints and will stay again... More

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

We are so happy that you enjoyed our location, and your stay. Thank you for taking the time to let us know that you enjoyed yourselves, and sharing your thoughts with other travelers. We hope to see you again in the near future. The Fall is a beautiful time to be paddling on the Lakes and ponds in the area.... More

Bristol, Rhode Island
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am so torn about this review. We found the Inn to be perfectly located to everything we needed; the grounds were lovely and our room was more than adequate with the glaring exception of the bed which was horrible. It was hard and needed to be either flipped or replaced. I got up very late in the first night... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad to read there were many apsects you enjoyed about your stay, from our friendly staff, free canoes and convenient location. Thank you also for acknowledging our efforts to maintain and promote a "green friendly" property, by our recycling and optional towel reuse ptogram for your room. Its... More

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our hiking/biking trip in the Adirondacks was made even better by the super clean, exquisitely attention to detail cottage and grounds at Placid Bay Inn. The Mallard Cottage had fantastic views of Whiteface Mountain. The little covered porch with chairs on the back was perfect to enjoy a book while it rained. The dock was also great - we had... More

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

Our family is so happy to hear that you enjoyed our property and The Mallard cottage. Thank you so much for sharing all your wonderful thoughts with us and other visitors. We do hope to see you again! Maybe for the Fall foliage or ski season? :-) Thank you, again, for your detailed description of your stay. We appreciate both... 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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