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Placid Bay Inn

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2187 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1013
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Ranked #4 of 17 Lake Placid B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Free canoeing and pool, great views, convenient location. The Adirondack chairs on the lake were a perfect place to relax after a long day. Excellent bang for the buck! Thanks for the wonderful service.

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Montgomery, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Placid Bay Inn, in general was a good stay. The place is clean, the beds are comfortable and there is plenty of space. The grounds are amazing with free canoe rental for the guest of the inn. We found this to be a quiet property without a lot of noise from guests, which is a plus. Even with it being... More 

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NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On a short pleasure trip to Lake Placid, we booked two nights at the Placid Bay Inn. We paid extra for a room overlooking the bay, and were not disappointed. It is a family business, and we were greeted by one of the proprietors, Tyra, warmly upon arrival. She was very knowledgeable and helped us plan our itinerary to maximize... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Inn. Well managed. Friendly. Clean and affordable. Able to go on Lake Placid using canoes on the property. I have stayed there a number of times now and prefer to stay there among many other local hotels.

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

Thank you for the wonderful positive review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We truly appreciate your endorsement and your continued patronage. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Placid Bay Inn is a lovely vacation spot ideally located a short walk to the town. This makes it easier to visit without finding parking, especially on event nights like the concerts on Mirror Lake. The owners were welcoming and friendly, the rooms clean and comfortable. We had a lakeview suite, but spent most of our time there outside on... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time and writing such a wonderful review! The entire staff of the Placid Bay Inn is truly pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. I'm glad you got to enjoy the canoes- paddling on the shores of Lake Placid can be such a relaxing experience. Hopefully you had a chance to see... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights at the gorgeous Placid Bay Inn. We were welcomed by the lovely staff upon arrival and were consistently helped throughout our stay with any queries, comments or questions we had about the Inn itself (canoes/activities) as well as the local area/attractions/history, etc. The Inn was fantastically located, central to all but peacefully situated on the... More 

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

Thank you for the lovely review and endorsement! The entire staff is very pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Placid Bay Inn. Our staff truly enjoys what they do. Some may say we go the extra mile for our guests; for us, it is simply treating each guest as a person and providing a... More 

Moosic, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family stayed in the country comfort cottage and it was perfect for us. The views were just amazing. The cottage is tucked away towards the back of the property - was so private and quiet. Also a nice size covered front deck to enjoy. It is impossible not to relax here - so peaceful. The cottage was very clean... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. Although our weather wasn't perfect while you were here, we are glad to know your stay was relaxing and peaceful. Our backyard, with the amazing view of Whiteface Mountain and Lake Placid is simply picture perfect.; add our beautiful landscaping and your peaceful oasis awaits! We look forward... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first time in the area and we didn't know what to expect. We were greeted with a very friendly woman at front desk who told us all we needed to know and gave us maps with activities to do. It was close to everything we wanted to do, yet still had a private like view of the... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, we are happy to read you had such an enjoyable stay at our Inn. Our pillow topper beds are super comfortable, so much, we often have guests requesting the brand/model to replace their own bed back at home:) We go the extra step with our guests and provide... More 

Plano, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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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