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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 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Liverpool
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6 reviews 6 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

We stayed for two nights midweek. We were very happy with our room and location. We chose a room with a kitchenette, which allowed us to have our breakfast and to order in one evening. Though simple, the room was spotless and had everything we needed. It was right on the lake with a mountain view; we even watched four... More 

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

From all of us at the Placid Bay Inn we would like to say thank you for your response and positive review of our establishment. After 35 years of being in business, we are still amazed at the diversity of wildlife that abounds in our back yard. Although we are located only 8-10 minutes walking distance to the convenience of... More 

Elmira, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed during a very cold weekend in February. The owners are very helpful and take pride in their Inn. The newly renovated room was spotless and comfortable, especially loved the electric fireplace! Simlpe amenities, but all that was needed for our weekend getaway. Great location. We would have walked into town if it wasn't so frigid.

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

Thank you for the response and wonderful review. Our entire staff takes great pleasure in the fact that you enjoyed your stay with us. The Placid Bay Inn is a family operated business offering each and everyone of it's guests the personal attention that seems to be lacking in the larger corporate businesses. We are located on the beautiful shores... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a fancy hotel, but is very clean and cozy. We stayed with 2 kids in 2 bedroom suite. 2 bathrooms, 2 TVs - what else do you need to have some privacy :) Very nice staff. Close to everything.

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

From all of the staff at the Placid Bay Inn, I would like to thank you for a wonderful review. We are a family run business that has been going strong for 35 years. We take great pride in knowing that our guests truly enjoyed their stay with us. Please come back and visit soon. Whether you are visiting for... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Our room was clean neat and appeared to be newly remodeled. Beds were comfortable, bathroom clean and modern, maid service was fine. Large full closet in our room. Furnace with thermostat kept the room cozy on a near zero night. No fridge or coffee pot in the room but that is not an issue for us. Reservations and check in... More 

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

Thank you for the kind words and great review. Our staff is dedicated to making each guests stay with us unique and memorable. The winter season is a wonderful time to visit Lake Placid. The skiing right now is fantastic. For those whom skiing/boarding down the slopes of Whiteface Mountain is not your thing, don't worry; Lake Placid has an... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My boyfriend and I really enjoyed our stay at The Placid Bay Inn. We were kindly greeted upon arrival and was given dining information and info about the shuttle to Whiteface Mtn. We stayed in room 20, with a fireplace which we were told upon departure will be renovated this year. The room was quaint and clean. They don't provide... More 

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

Thank you for your review and sharing your experience with others on here. We are glad to read you enjoyed your stay and found our location convenient; your room cozy and clean and were greeted friendly. We do our best to make all of our guests feel welcome and relaxed. We hope you decide to have a return visit to... More 

Rochester, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This place is so adorable, affordable, and clean!! Located near the downtown area and the Olympic arena!! Last night there we couldn't find parking so we ended up walking into town and it was cold, light snow, and priceless!! You can see Mirror Lake on the way down into town!! It was beautiful!! The room was very clean and the... More 

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

Thank you from the entire staff of the Placid Bay Inn for you wonderful review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We take great pride in our customer service, and treating each and every treasured guest as a person, not simply as a reservation number. The winter season is truly a magical time in Lake Placid.... More 

Miami, FL
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My in-laws really wanted to go north to stay in a cabin and see some snow. After a few weeks of searching, I came across Placid Bay Inn, and specifically The Mallard Cottage. Denise, the manager was very friendly and was able to take care of everything ahead of time, over the phone with me. She and her staff were... More 

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

Well, thank you, thank you, thank you! What a lovely review from such a nice family. We are glad "you did your Homework" and spent a few weeks really investigating the area and various other properties to stay at. We are especially glad you chose our family run property for your family Winter getaway and it was one of the... More 

Bronx, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Stayed overnight and was a great value for the price. Warm, welcoming staff, very clean room, updated bathroom that sparkles. Plenty of heat. Beautifully decorated for the holidays and the snow we had made it very picturesque. Perfect location to walk to everything downtown.

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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 happy to read you had an enjoyable time and found our property to be a great value; I travel extensively and feel the same way too. Our property is super convenient to all the downtown attractions and yet tucked away from the loud late night crowds of Main... More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

One nice warm inviting place, nicest hosts. Super clean, recently updated bathrooms. Huge effort was put into the updating on this quaint place. Really nice bathrooms, shower, everything!!! Plenty of heat in the rooms.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us, and found your accommodations warm and pleasing. Yes, our family does try very hard to keep things updated and comfortable for our guests. We always treat folks the way we would want to be treated. Thank you... More 

Oneonta, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Stayed here this weekend, the room was ready when we arrived, the front desk had just turned up the heat for us before we arrived, early and unannounced, the room was quiet, clean, and just as described on their web site. The Motel was located close to downtown and near stores and restaurants, the room was clean, tidy stocked with... More 

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

We are happy to read you had such a nice and enjoyable stay at our Inn. The room you stayed in is one of our most popular rooms, King Lakeside with fireplace. Glad you found our location convenient and our rooms neat, tidy and comfortable. We look forward to having you back as our repeat customer. Thank you for your... 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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