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Sara-Placid Motor Inn

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445 Lake Flower Avenue, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

I really liked the room. It was clean , the carpet was really clean , it had a runner on the carpet and TWO (2) Tiffany lamps ! Quite stunning and delightfully over the top .It was also a very large room , not the usual small room. I would definitely stay here again.

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

Thank you Todd for your nice review. Steve and Linda. More 

Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

I was very pleased with the motel. I could have stayed at a more expensive and newer hotel but I prefer to support local businesses rather than chains. Great location with parking at your door. Had glass screened/storm door so you could leave main door open and still have light. Small motel in quiet location and pond at parking lot.... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We just returned from two nights at the Sara Placid Motel. We always request room 11 and it was very comfortable and clean. We go to Saranac to hike, etc., every year and always stay here. In fact, we plan on going up again in another few weeks to do some hiking. Would not hesitate to stay there! Great location,... More 

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We've stayed here twice now. It's a pleasant and reliable stopover (or home base for hiking/fishing/exploring) place, the room we had (#6) spacious and clean, service gracious and personal. Negative review seems bizarre--in no way like our experience. I just booked a room for this week--absolutely recommend. We've never had an issue, but assume if we did it would be... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

What has happened to the hotels in and around Lake Placid and Saranac lake NY? We have recently been doing some extensive hiking/mountain climbing around the region and have had several bad experiences with the hotels there. Our last stay was at the Sara Placid hotel in Saranac Lake NY. We were given room number 11 and after we left... More 

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

First of all we would to note that we DO TAKE PRIDE in our Motel and would like to address all the issues stated in this reply in the order as they were stated. First, all our rooms are not musty and moldy smelling. They are professionally cleaned daily and always smell very clean and fresh, All of our staff... More 

Solvay, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The owner was such a nice man, thus I'm sorry that I have to disagree with all the excellent and very good reviews. I chose the motel based on the reviews (which were mostly very good!) and there was little else available (high season). The exterior looks nice, but rooms are very dated/worn and are need of repair and maintenance.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We were lucky to get a room here last minute and the owner was very accommodating. The Sara Placid Motor Inn is an older motel, but don't let that fool you, the owner is on site and the place is very clean and very well maintained. Clean Room? Check Clean Linens? Check Well Stocked with Towels? Check Nice View to... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Ended up here late at night after a drive through Lake Placid looking for a room (national rugby championship in town). Front office was very nice and got us a clean, room with everything you could ask about. Two separate sinks, large room, huge fridge and even a cooktop. Clean and classic with nice linens. Pretty property right on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

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 July 20, 2015

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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