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Ampersand Bay Resort and Boat Club

31 Bayside Drive, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

That tag, most beautiful lake, is not ours, and while it is clearly arguable, it came from Dmitri Kessel, a Time/Life war photographer (see his coffee table book) who, given a gig to "do lakes for a break" after the Greek civil war, traveled the famous lakes of the US and took no photos, since he found no scenes better... More

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Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place always exceeds our expectations. We are faithful annual guests. The place has it all; beach (raked every morning) clean cabins, great boats/ kayaks/ paddle boards... Every year the add some new resort amenities, and we definitely appreciate it. The GM, Mary, takes pride in every detail of the resort. Her passion is impressive and her goal is to... More

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Buffalo
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I would highly highly recommend Ampersand Bay. It is definitely the highlight of my year. We come back as a family every year because it is so much fun and we can't get enough of it. DEFINITELY come to Ampersand!

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Grand Island
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The place is great!! Super clean and the beach is always raked and the sand is beautiful. Every night there is a bonfire set up and the whole family goes out for s'mores!! Theres a great fishing dock and kayaks are always available! Im coming back every year until I decide to live up here!!

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Fulton, Maryland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived on a Saturday about an hour ahead of when we thought. No one was at the office or answered the phone that was posted on the door, so we sort of wandered around the main building for a few minutes. Finally the grounds manager arrived and said that he had our keys and check-in form. He was really... More

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Moravia, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in 2 story suite on the water for two days with my wife and daughter and her husband and child. Unbelievable view of the lake. Everything you could want in a rental, felt like home, clean, well furnished, modern. Great kitchen. Loved the access to water sports like paddle boats, kayaks, stand up paddle boards and canoes free of... More

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Mary G, General Manager at Ampersand Bay Resort and Boat Club, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking time to post a review and for your positive comments. We are happy to have introduced Ampersand Bay Resort to you and your family. We so enjoyed having you and seeing you and your family enjoy the views, sandy beach, complimentary canoes, kayaks and Paddleboards, along with our nightly bonfires. And the fireworks over Lake... More

Colts Neck, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just rented a 2 story suite on the water for three days with my wife and 2 older children. Unbelievable view of the lake. Everything you could want in a rental, felt like home, clean, well furnished, modern. The fishing on the lake was great. Mary, Kelsey and Hunter were gracious staff. The nightly bonfire is cool too! We will... More

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Mary G, General Manager at Ampersand Bay Resort and Boat Club, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us at Ampersand Bay Resort. We so enjoyed meeting you all. We are glad that you enjoyed our signature nightly bonfires. They are certainly a way to gather each evening while relaxing with that magnificent six-mile view down the lake. Thanks for the wonderful comments about our... More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

None of our family of approximately 40 had ever been to Ampersand Bay before and only a couple had been to the Adirondacks before. We selected Ampersand Bay based on a relatively distant connection as well as the website. As it turned out we could have not made a better choice. Tuicked into the northern bay of a 6 mile... More

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Mary G, General Manager at Ampersand Bay Resort and Boat Club, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing Ampersand Bay Resort for your family reunion and for the wonderful review. We are thrilled that our resort met the needs of you and your family. It's easy to be accommodating, welcoming and flexible when you have such wonderful guests. How wonderful it is that you carried on a tradition of getting two families... More

Columbus, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just returned from a family reunion at Ampersand Bay Resort, and I can't say enough good things about it! Our cabin was clean and well stocked. The grounds were perfect for kids and adults alike; the kids had the run of the beach, lawn and fishing dock. Paddle boards, kayaks and canoes are all available free of charge. Pontoon... More

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Mary G, General Manager at Ampersand Bay Resort and Boat Club, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We so enjoyed you and your family. Thanks for choosing the Adirondacks and Ampersand Bay Resort for your family reunion. We look forward to seeing you in the future. More

NYC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

First, I must apologize for my late review as life had some ups and downs these last few months. I stayed at Ampersand Bay Columbus Day weekend 2013 for my annual Upstate weekend with my husband. This was our first time staying at Ampersand and we quite enjoyed the weekend. We stayed in the corner Heron Suite, which was just... More

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Trish W, Manager at Ampersand Bay Resort and Boat Club, responded to this review

Thanks a million for your high rating of our resort, we enjoyed meeting you and are so thrilled to know that you plan to return to our resort again next year. Our signature bonfire is always a favorite and marshmallows just make it that much sweeter! While a few spiders and flies are a part (albeit not a welcome part)... More

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Address: 31 Bayside Drive, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
Location: United States > New York > Saranac Lake
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Ampersand Bay And Boat Club Hotel Saranac Lake

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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
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