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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Larry H Auburn, 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
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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

York, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The price to stay here is NOT worth it! The water line broke the first night we stayed and did not come back on until well into the next day. Accidents happen but they did nothing to compensate our lack of convenience. After the water was fixed the shower was still a horrendous experience. It's goes from steaming hot to... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Dirty, out dated & dilapidated. No clock, shampoo or light bulbs in bath fixture over sink. We wouldn't put anything on the floor including our bare feet. Mattress was very old & pillow cases were too short to cover the whole pillow. Housekeeping came in & made the bed & emptied garbage but never changed towels just bath mat. Didn't... More

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Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

my boyfriend found this resort and surprised me for my birthday for a nice weekend up north. we were upgraded to a suite with a jacuzzi for no extra charge. the room was large and the beds were very comfortable! the owners were very nice and welcoming! i will definitely be going back when in the summer!

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Morrisville, Pennsylvania, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Staff, polite, accommodating; owner was check in, bar service, waitstaff, cashier. Views, location excellent. In need of repairs and maintenance. Room was not very clean; sheets questionable, bathroom...also...cleanliness not a strong point. Continental breakfast, shabby. Entire experience, not comfortable. Too bad...a great place could be made into an exceptional establishment. Would NOT recommend.

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Lancaster, New Hampshire
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20 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

This is the 3rd time in 4 years we've stayed here on a business trip. The biggest change this year was the food. What a huge improvement over the past times! We had a group staying here and had a banquet for one night. Steak, chicken and fish entrees were all excellent and I heard no complaints from any of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We stayed here bc we were told it was nice. Should have read reviews! They are true! Its inconvenient to not have a fridge AT LEAST! Stained sheet.the tap room was out of A LOT of food from a RESERVATION..disappointing!we we were told that the location of breakfast could be in one of two places..and it could be continental or... More

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Buffalo, NY
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4 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed here for a weekend trip to ADK and it was perfectly adequate. We were in cabin 24 which is directly next to the restaurant. There were definitely pros and cons. Pros: - property has beautiful lake views - fire pit available - heated outdoor pool (we did not use, but it's a nice feature) -... More

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Address: 4920 NYS Rt 28, Fourth Lake, Old Forge, NY 13420
Location: United States > New York > Old Forge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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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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