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Sara-Placid Motor Inn

445 Lake Flower Avenue, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
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Sara-Placid Motor Inn
Ranked #3 of 9 hotels in Saranac Lake
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to spend our vacation climbing the High Peaks and exploring the lakes and nearby towns. There is no better place than the Sara-Placid Motor Inn to stay while accomplishing these goals. Firstly, the Sara-Placid is clean and comfortable. The sheets were soft and the pillows were plump. The staff was friendly and accommodating, and we never wanted for... More

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35 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in later in the evening and had a good night sleep. The place is clean and has a good access. The water Doesn't run hot in the rooms closest to the office for a while so leave it run 5 minutes before you need it.

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

Glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Sara-Placid, with exception of having to wait for the hot water to arrive. Sorry that I didn't tell you that it could take a little while for the hot water, if you were the first person to draw it. Hopefully, it really didn't take five minutes. Steve/Owner More

Saranac Lake, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We are a family of 5 and stayed at Camp Sunset ( a part of Sara-Placid Motor Inn). It had all the conveniences of being at home (washer/dryer, full kitchen and bath) BUT BETTER because every morning and every night we got to look out over Lake Flower. Clean, very accomodating staff and friendly place to stay. Didn't want to... More

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

Thank you very much for your comments on Camp Sunset. Our entire staff enjoyed visiting with your family, for the seven weeks. You have most well behaved children. Steve & Linda. More

Villanova, Pennsylvania
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88 reviews 88 reviews
25 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We were canoeing in a wilderness area. We planned 5 nights of camping, but a monster rain storm was too much for our tent. We decided to return a day early. It was Friday in a resort area in late June--- stay where? After paddling 16 miles in rainy weather, we got back to our car and cell phones. Best... More

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

Thanks for your time in providing a review of the Sara-Placid. We hope to see you again in the near future. Steve/Owner More

Souderton, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

My wife and I took a weekend road trip to Lake Placid in August and stayed at the Sara-Placid Motor Inn. We started our trip in up-state PA. and headed toward Lake Placid, stopping at Old Forge, NY. (great little town) along the way. We had no reservations for lodging and were lucky enough to get a room at the... More

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

Thank you for staying with us and providing a review of the Sara-Placid. Glad that you were pleased with your stay and hope to see you again. Steve/Owner More

Fair Lawn, New Jersey
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Saranac Lake and the Adirondack Mountains in Northern New York State are heaven on earth to begin with. The Sara-Placid Motor Inn in Saranac Lake is in turn its own joy to stay at up there in Paradise. It is perhaps the cleanest motel I have ever stayed in. The owner Steve is so friendly, he once even helped me... More

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

Glad you enjoyed your stay and for providing the nice review. Hope to have you as our guest again in the near future. Steve More

Woodmere, New York, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I recently enjoyed a very pleasant stay at this motel. I would definitely stay here again, and would recommend it. On a value scale, I would actually rate it a 3.5 stars then adjust by price. At $100 per room, I think it is 4 stars. At $125+, I think it is 3 stars. What confuses me is the number... More

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

Thank you for your review and comments. Your suggestion that I should spend a little more and purchase bottle shampoo will be implemented as soon as my current supply is gone. The towels that we use meet the requirement for AAA three diamond properties. I wish that you would have shown me your towels while you were here. I will... More

Schenectady, New York
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14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We stayed here again this year with another couple and Steve (owner) was helpful again. The rooms were clean and fresh smelling. There were plenty of towels etc. for our use. There is a nice restaurant near by that is good for breakfast and lunch. We had dinner at Cascade Inn in Lake Placid (good meals).

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

Thanks for another nice review of the Sara-Placid. We look forward to your next visit. Steve/Owner. More

JULIETTE
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

We were visiting relatives and seeing the sites at Lake Placid. The owner gave us an upgrade on our room since there were three of us traveling together. We felt very welcome, the room and accommodations were good and it was convenient to a restaurant next door. Would definitely stay here again.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review the Sara-Placid. We look forward to reading all reviews. Hope to see you again in the near future. Steve/Owner More

Poughkeepsie
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Clean, comfortable and relaxing. Close enough to Saranac to walk to town. About 8 miles to Lake Placid. Owner is very nice. Reasonable prices. Restaurant's with in walking distant. Over looks Lake Flower. Boat launch just down the road.

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

Thank you for providing a review and all of your positive comments. Hope to have your family stay again in the near future. Steve More

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Additional Information about Sara-Placid Motor Inn

Address: 445 Lake Flower Avenue, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
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Location: United States > New York > Saranac Lake
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Sara-Placid Motor Hotel Saranac Lake

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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful lake/mountain setting. Motel rooms, kitchenettes, housekeeping apartments, suites with private bedrooms, Jacuzzi Suite, bed and breakfast type accommodations and three lakefront cottages. ... more   less 
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