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Sara-Placid Motor Inn

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445 Lake Flower Avenue, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This past weekend we were able to stay here and must say we quite enjoyed our stay. The owner is an honest gentleman, we are thankful for the rest that staying here gave us. We stayed in the Prescott house, which is part of the motor inn. It's a beautiful historical building located up the hill away from the water.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on our way to Lake Placid and saw the Red Fox Restaurant which looked interesting. Did a quick check online and it had great reviews. Driving through Saranac Lake we spotted the Sara Placid Motor Inn which also looked interesting. Stopped in and visited with owner. He was very friendly and also a fellow Texan. Decided to book... More 

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Shenyang, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I stayed here after hiking Ampersand. Very comfortable beds, big room, extra sink outside the bathroom, mini, fridge...very comfortable. The owner also offered us tennis rackets, but we ended up borrowing the paddleboat. We would stay here again the next time we are in Saranac.

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Niskayuna, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We have been guests at Sara-Placid numerous times, and it remains our preferred Saranac Lake motel. The rooms are large, beds are comfortable, the refrigerator and microwave handy to have. And, it is extremely clean. Paddleboats are there for the use by guests. Additionally, it is is quick walk up the road for supplies and restaurants. We highly recommend Sara-Placid,... More 

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Ottawa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We recently stayed at the SaraPlacid Motor Inn and were very pleased with our room, which had views of a pond and Lake Flower. The owner is wonderful - very friendly, kind and helpful. The motel is located close to a few restaurants and supermarkets.

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Boston, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Don't be fooled by the title, "Motor Inn", or the look of the motel from the outside. We expected the inside to be cramped and dark with dark faux-wood paneling. On the contrary. The room was spacious - we were able to bring our tandem bike inside and easily (and carefully, to keep the walls and room clean!) put it... More 

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Barre, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I have lost count how many times we have visited this motel. It has become or motel of choice when visiting family in Saranac Lake. The rooms are comfortable and well apointed. Great service every time. Keep up the good work!!

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13 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The owner was great! Very friendly and informative. Clean room, comfortable bed and we did not hear the road noise, even though its right on the main highway. Gazebo and chairs are very nice. We walked across the street and enjoyed a dock on the lake. Plenty of restaurants within walking distance also. We would definitely stay here again!

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Beccles, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This really is a very good motel; well managed and maintained, clean, comfortable and well equipped. Although it is just off quite a busy road, we were not disturbed by traffic noise and it was especially lovely to be able to sit and relax beside the lake. There is a good place for breakfast five minutes walk from the motel.... More 

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SaraPlacidMotorInn, Owner at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Glad to hear that your room was clean, comfortable and well equipped. We hope to see you again soon. Steve More 

Kentucky
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely evening in Saranac Lake and rested comfortably at the Sara-Placid Motor Inn. The room was very clean, motel was quiet and wifi was much appreciated. As another reviewer noted, it takes a while for the hot water to get hot but once it does you have plenty! We were able to walk to... More 

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SaraPlacidMotorInn, Owner at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review of the Sara-Placid. Glad that our wifi worked great for you and that your family enjoyed our restaurant recommendation. Hope to have you as our guest in the near future. Steve/Owner More 

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