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The Point

PO Box 1327, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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Boston
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

(Pun intended.) Well, Cameron and crew have done it again. What an amazing stay, as always. The place is paradise. Seeing the previous comment, I remember talk of the microburst years ago, but there is no evidence of it today. You will find the bluest lake, lush trees and skyline, and happy Great Campers. We have been going to The... More

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Knoxville
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50 reviews 50 reviews
40 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The Point is an idyllic spot on lovely Saranac Lake. I had it on my "bucket list" of places to stay for years. The rooms are cosy and well-appointed but not with the 5-star glamourous bathrooms and bells and whistles you come to expect at this price point. At first I was a bit underwhelmed but then as I settled... More

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New York City, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

That used to be a worthy claim for a visitor to the Saranac Lake area of New York State. The physical plant was magnificent. The restaurant was a dream. The power boating was first class. Even just a walk out to the well stocked bar in the lean-to at the tip of the Point itself was a delight. One price... More

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Cameron K, Manager at The Point, responded to this review

Steven B., Thank you for taking the time to write a review about us. I am happy to be able to tell you that the ownership concept you mentioned fell apart several years ago and we have since returned to running the way The Point did in the past. The damage the micro burst caused in 2008 has largely grown... More

London
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

When I booked The Point for my birthday celebration, my husband was dubious. No cellphones, no TV, no wifi, stuck in the middle of nowhere, forced to eat dinner with a bunch of strangers. Uncomfortably like an English boarding school. Have to admit I was a little worried too - what if the other guests were all obnoxious investment bankers... More

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Cameron K, Manager at The Point, responded to this review

SJFLondon, Thank you so very much for your wonderful review. What an incredible description! It is so nice, I just hope people don't think I wrote it! We so thoroughly enjoyed having you both here and we miss your singing most of all. Please come back and see us when you are back this way. Sincerely, Cameron and The Point... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

My wife and I came for to the Point for a "mini-moon" immediately following our January wedding. We were extraordinarily fortunate to have the entire property to ourselves for the duration of our stay. Our time at the point was absolutely magical. The friendly staff at every turn went the extra mile to make the most memorable stay possible, including... More

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Cameron K, Manager at The Point, responded to this review

Emily, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review. It was such a pleasure to be able to help you and your wife celebrate, especially as the Rockefellers of The Point! Look out because now we expect you two to celebrate every anniversarry here (we need all the croisant-making help we can get.) Please... More

Bethesda, Maryland
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75 reviews 75 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

It's very small, it's elegant without being fussy. It's rustic but very upscale, there is nothing to want for. All in all it's a delight! There are but a few rooms spread out resort style. There are a couple in the main cabin but the better rooms are the furthest from the main house. They are Ralph Lauren at his... More

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Cameron K, General Manager at The Point, responded to this review

Sandy, Thank you so much for your review. I loved your descriptions! It was such a pleasure to have you and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Cameron and The Point Staff More

New York City, New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
19 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Having had the good fortune of staying at many five star properties throughout the world, I must say that The Point is hands down the most special I have EVER stayed at. I have wanted to visit it for years and we – that is, my girlfriend now wife and of course our dog -- went for my 40th birthday.... More

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Cameron K, General Manager at The Point, responded to this review

Dear Scott, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such an amazing note about us. We were thrilled to host you for your birthday celebration. I can't believe it was 2012, it seems like it was only last year. We can't wait for you both to come back so we can celebrate the new marriage! Please send... More

Scottsdale, Arizona
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119 reviews 119 reviews
30 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Let's start from the initial phone call to inquire about whether this was the right place for an elopement. what can I say: We just got back married and with wonderful memories. Ann was friendly, thorough in helping us with the plans, assuring everything was above our expectations. We stayed at the Weatherwatch, a truly magnificient room, with beautiful views.... More

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Cameron K, General Manager at The Point, responded to this review

Dear WildFoodie, Thank you so much for your amazingly generous note about us. As you well know, we all very much enjoyed your company. We are so honored to have been part of such an amazing celebration and we are so happy for the two of you. We can't wait to welcome you both back home! Sincerely, Cameron More

Edgerton, WI
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

This property has it all. Location, service, amenities, staff, everything but cell service and WiFi (which is refreshing). Expensive but one of a handful of places that are worth it. ALL the staff were wonderful and couldn't do enough for you. A unique experience in a beautiful part of the USA.

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Cameron K, General Manager at The Point, responded to this review

Dear LBMEdgerton_WI, Nothing means more to us here at The Point than when someone spends their valuable time to post such wonderful things about us. Thank you so much and thank you for visiting us. We hope to see you again. Sincerely, Cameron and The Point Staff More

Dallas, Texas
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98 reviews 98 reviews
54 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

A remote location on the shores of a sparkling lake. Shorts and t-shirts and no makeup by day. Elegant candlelight and sparkling crystal by night. A private picnic on an island all your own. Fantastic gourmet dinners enjoyed in congenial community with fellow guests. Lots of laughter and stories and interesting personalities. Quiet, crisp nights. S'mores toasted on willow branches... More

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Cameron K, General Manager at The Point, responded to this review

Dear hoh_11, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this post. Your description is amazing, I wish we could use it! It means a great deal to us here that you you had a good visit and we hope that we soon you again soon. Sincerely, Cameron and The Point Staff More

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Address: PO Box 1327, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
Location: United States > New York > Saranac Lake
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
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The Point is a world apart. A Private, adult only, Adirondack estate on the edge of a shining mountain lake. A Great Camp of the Great North Woods, built by William Avery Rockefeller a century ago as his family’s private home. Today The Point is a resort like no other, a magnificent log retreat full of priceless art and fine antiques, where guests gather as the high society of the Gilded Ages once did at vibrant house parties deep in the forest. As a guest of The Point, the secluded, 75-acre property is yours, the days unfold at your leisure, and the staff anticipates your every need. Each meal is an event, each day an adventure, each night a celebration. It is simple, splendid, authentic. It is a perfect place. ... more   less 
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