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The North Woods Inn

4920 NYS Rt 28, Fourth Lake, Old Forge, NY 13420
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Ranked #10 of 12 hotels in Old Forge
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Tom K Johnstown, New York
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Sanborn, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

cabin 25 $220 per night. Was supposed to be a mountain view. Couldnt see the mountain. Mold in shower. Bathroom smelled like urine. Insulation for AC was plastic bags. Peeling wallpaper. Lots of garbage out back. Loud karaoke nights from bar that never totally cleaned up used drink cups. Vents for heat covered with garbage bags.

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Johnstown, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best part of our experience we had a room with a view of the lake. The service was good but lacking certain amenities. Example no one at the front desk after 5pm. It was difficult to open the door to the room with the key given. If you needed ice had to go to the tap room. Coffee pot... More

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albany new york
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we didn't stay at north woods inn but went to the taproom. First we want to warn you about the driveway. Beware of the large hump. (1) To start off with inside ordered club soda but got tonic water (2) Ordered chicken wings to start but they arrived with the meal asked for x-crispy and they were far from that... More

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New Hartford, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is listed as being in Old Forge, but is actually about 6 miles north of Old Forge, just outside of Eagle Bay. This used to be a nice place to go for a meal. I was dissappointed last year, but decided to stop again last week. Never again. When we got there we were told there was a problem... More

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place could be absolutely amazing. Maybe even the best place on this lake. It needs a major, major rehab and an actual hotel manager to get everyone and everything in order. My room smelled of 20 year old black mold. The carpets were disgusting, torn and moist. The linens and beds were old and dirty. The curtains smelled like... More

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Adams, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just returned from six days at the North Woods Inn in Old Forge, NY.They did the rehearsal dinner, and breakfast on the day after the wedding. Our daughter's wedding took place there on Saturday, July 26. The food was excellent! The staff was very accommodating and attempted to meet all of our needs. The event came off exactly as... More

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Utica, New York
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This review has nothing to do with the rooms of this establishment- it has to do with the so-called "restaurants". North Woods Inn used to serve incredible dinners out of the main house. They stopped offering this service and have since tried to concentrate on "events" such as weddings and leave the food to their bar, the Taproom. They are... More

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Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We booked a five-night stay at what was advertised as an "inn and resort" through Groupon. What we got was a nightmare that ended when we checked out after three nights with the blessing of the fine folks at Groupon. Looking back, we should have just turned around and cut our losses after one trip down the teeth-jarring driveway. The... More

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Auburn, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

First of all I'd like to say that a group of us have been going there for about 10 years now. We have always stayed in the main bldg. The rooms have always been clean. the place has an old lodge atmosphere about it, and that is what I expect when I get there, not the ritz carlton or the... More

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Wilmington, Massachusetts
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The view from room 16 is worth a million dollars, but the management and attention to detail is about 10 cents! No one was staying on property at night and were slow to respond to problems. Updates badly needed! Their bad water pump had us waking up both mornings to no water. Had to wait at least an hour for... More

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northwoodsinn, Manager at The North Woods Inn, responded to this review

We would like to comment on your dissatisfaction with your recent stay. Unfortunately our winter thaw was about 2 weeks prior to your arrival and some of the pictures you posted, like the crack in the cement, and specifically the parking lot,( that was due to the gas delivery truck which happened a few days before your arrival) are a... More

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Address: 4920 NYS Rt 28, Fourth Lake, Old Forge, NY 13420
Location: United States > New York > Old Forge
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North Woods Inn & Resort is a four-seasons resort nestled in the picturesque Adirondack mountain region. Enjoy hiking (Trail Class 5 available), canoeing, kayaking, horseback riding, skiing, tennis, mountain biking, and much more. We are one of the few Old Forge lodging facilities that offer accommodations, fine and casual dining, weddings, and events. Located only minutes from the largest water park in NY. With a unique ambiance, exceptional service, and the natural beauty of the Adirondack Mountains, the resort offers a wonderful array of experiences. Come enjoy all we have to offer. ... more   less 
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