We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 4 Richfield Springs hotels

The Lake House

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2521 County Highway 22, Richfield Springs, NY 13439
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Special Offer
Book a Town House Deal!
Save Saved
You added The Lake House to your Saves list
The Lake House
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Tingo.com Venere.com Hotels.com
70%
Certificate of Excellence 2013
A recent review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014
Kathrine J Clifton Park, New York
Write a Review

65 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    37
    9
    2
    3
    14
See reviews for
21
25
1
2
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (8)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Albany, New York
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The rooms in this place were amazing, as we stayed here for the weekend. Love all the knotty pine ceilings and walls. Bedrooms are very quaint and gives you that homey feeling. However, as soon as we walked in the door, it smelled like cat pee, as well as the upstairs social area. I don't know if this is because... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Christine C, Owner at The Lake House, responded to this review

It is nice that these guests liked the rooms and the Lake House in general. They were aware when they booked that the restaurant was closed for the season. We are in the process of redoing our kitchen floor. Unfortunately, many of us have experienced the problem of having a contractor start a project and not be able to finish... More

Clifton Park, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I went to The Lake House to attend the Back 40 Band concert. They were excellent and so was the food here! The concert was amazing, I'm a huge fan of the Back 40. This was a beautiful spot to have the concert, the sunset over the lake was breathtaking and the small flocks of ducks and geese there just... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Albany, New York
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We had a family gathering here - 42 people in all. It was a great place to meet. The kids loved running around exploring the lake, woods, etc. My mom organized everything and I know the proprietor was very patient with her in working out all the details. My cousin mailed his golf game - hula hoops and flags, we... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Morrisville, New York
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

We a had a beautiful view of the lake from one of the upper units. The fog hanging over the lake in the morning was wonderful and we were a short drive from downtown. The room had everything we needed plus a little bit more, the staff is friendly and the rooms are comfortable. Our first stay here and first... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Alfred, New York, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

My boyfriend and I couldn't believe how incredible the Elvis concert was back in September! It was so much fun and I couldn't believe how delicious the food was at the Lake House. My boyfriend got a simple bacon cheeseburger but said it was the best he's had in a long time. My chimichanga was beyond good and I had... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Herkimer, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We had won 4 tickets from the local radio station for an overnight stay and dinner at the Lake House in September. Little did we know what a huge event this was going to be for the Lake House doing a tribute concert with James Cawley as Elvis. We arrived early to get checked in and there was already a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Richfield Springs, New York, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

we had a wonderful summer stay on the lake we enjoyed everything we had lots of fun meant lots of new friends seen concerts fireworks even did our own fireworks couldn't ask for nicer people if we needed anything we would ask we had our camp fire almost every night fire wood is free.the fishing was great I caught many... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Christine C, Owner at The Lake House, responded to this review

Dear Maryjane and Mike, We enjoyed your company this summer and hope you will stay with us again next year. It is nice to hear that you liked the concerts, fireworks and being on the lake. Thanks for your nice review. We appreciate it. Chris More

Manlius, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We've been coming through Richfield Springs and visiting the Lake House for many years. From time-to-time, we stop for a drink or two at the tavern and then enjoy the grounds, and lunch or dine there, but we've never stayed there. We finally decided to, and we're so glad we did. What a wonderful experience -it is a warm and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Minneapolis
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I would never recommend this place to anyone. We arrived for the week expecting to see something resembling the pictures posted only to find a run-down wreck of a place. There was a dead rodent in our kitchen cupboard, layers of dust, broken window blinds held together with bandaids! The washing machine smelled so bad you would never put your... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Christine C, Owner at The Lake House, responded to this review

It is a shame that this guest was so unhappy. As we all know, the reviews on the site are opinions of guests and everyone sees things a little differently. I sincerely doubt that there was a "rodent" in the cupboards since they are basically empty and cleaned every week although perhaps a little field mouse got in- I never... More

Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
28 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

A most interesting place. Located on a lake, this structure dates from 1843 and parts of it shows that. Beautiful property with a large stage set up for special events near the water. The docks are dilapidated with a number of old Chris-Craft power boats tied up to them. The building and rooms are old but adequate. Rooms are small.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Christine C, Owner at The Lake House, responded to this review

Dear MVH 951. Thanks for choosing the Lake House for your overnight stay in the area. As an experienced traveler we value your comments and observations. We aren't sure why old equates to not clean but appreciate your comment about checking for fire escapes because there are two from the second floor and three from the third in addition to... More

Been to The Lake House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Lake House

Also Known As:
The Lake House Hotel
The Lake House Hotel Richfield Springs
The Lake Hotel
Lake Hotel Richfield Springs
Address: 2521 County Highway 22, Richfield Springs, NY 13439
Phone Number:
Location: United States > New York > Richfield Springs
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Richfield Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lake House 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Lake House is a charming and historic inn located on the shores of Canadarago Lake, 15 minutes from Cooperstown. Resembling the Great Camps of the Adirondacks, it is a relaxing place for lunch/dinner on the lake and to stay while in Baseball Country. Consider the Lake House for a family reunion, corporate retreat or romantic vacation. Also available is a private lakeside cottage with dock space. Great fishing, sunsets, weekly rates. Astonishingly affordable. Check out our newest performance stage! ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Tingo, Venere and Hotels.com so you can book your The Lake House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage The Lake House, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.