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The Point

PO Box 1327, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
The Point
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New York City
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110 reviews 110 reviews
53 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just went for our second trip. This visit was superb and better than the first. The weather was great which made the stay as we had just an increased # of activities to choose from. I do wish they would add Wifi to the rooms at least. I know they want you not to work but I ended up walking... More 

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New York
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks to the entire staff of The Point for making our social occasion something to remember. We are especially grateful to Anne for making all the arrangements, Tony for the great table side service at our 'private' dinner in the Great Room, and to Upper Saranac's own Jay Leno, Jake whose entertaining Hackercraft tour of the 'neighborhood' was an absolute... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Stepping along the trails, looking for Bracket Fungus among the white birch to take back to our room and practice the art of Adirondack Scrimshaw. Can't help but love this place. A great fun, quick novella read (techno-thriller) for your iPad called, November Seed, which takes place here, might make you pull the covers over up and have you checking... More 

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

Dear mail2dcn, Thank you so much for the nice review. We appreciate you taking the time. We enjoyed having you and hope that we will see you again soon. Sincerely, Cameron and The Point Team PS - Just a note to the public that the three pictures here are of neighboring properties and not The Point itself. We are very... More 

Rochester, New York
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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had our second stay at The Point in early October. You really need to stay at least three nights to Immerse yourself into the special experience that The Point offers. The staff is wonderful, the facility is beautiful, the food and wine are perfection. During both stays, we had lunch on the Elko, cocktails and snacks on one of... More 

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

Dear Linyo, Thank YOU! We really enjoyed welcoming you back. Thank you so much for writing this review with all of your nice words about the staff. Thank you also for writing about the property from a regular's point of view to give others a good idea about what to expect and how to navigate the property. We really value... More 

Boston
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Had heard about The Point from several friends—finally had a chance to try it and just returned from a short stay. It was different than expected, but a great experience. We drove (after a long rainy trip) through the “Adirondack twig” gate at the end of a narrow road and up to the log building which is the main lodge.... More 

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

Dear Bill02493, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about us. It means the world to us here at The Point. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and we hope that we will get a chance to welcome you back. We do open the property for children once in a while so... More 

New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We have been going to The Point for 15 years and the past trip was pure heaven. Cameron, Jake and the whole team once again delivered a fabulous experience. There is evidence of investment in the property (which it needed) and the investments have made a difference. Lunch at Camp David, breakfast on the Elco, picnics out on the point... More 

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

Dear Beth W, We love you! Thank you so much for not only taking the time to write such a flattering review but also for your loyalty to The Point. It is guests like you that make the property special. We can't wait to see you all again and are so lucky to have you as guests. Much Love, Cameron... More 

Boston
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

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

Dear Airedales2, Your puns are one of the many reasons we love you! It is always a pleasure to have you all up here. Actually, it's required! We can't wait to see you in what seems like only a couple weeks. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a fantastic review. We are proud to have... More 

Knoxville
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55 reviews 55 reviews
42 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 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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Cameron K, General Manager at The Point, responded to this review

Dear LisaKnoxville, Your review is truly amazing and is so much appreciated by myself and all of the staff. It is always said that The Point is something that you can't explain, just need to experience. I think you got closer to explaining it than I ever could. Thank you so much. The only thing I did not like about... More 

New York City, New York
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74 reviews 74 reviews
13 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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