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Porcupine Inn

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350 Park Ave, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
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Porcupine Inn
Ranked #6 of 11 Saranac Lake B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Albany, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

My husband & I stayed in the Twain room for the weekend. The price seemed high, but there weren't many options for Saranac Lake, due to parents weekend at Paul Smith's college. We chose a room without a TV since we mainly needed a place to sleep. The TV in the bar area was very small and the bar stools... More

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Mystic, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

It was nice in an old historic house kind of way. The Bartlett room was very spacious but could have used some mechanical upgrades, some may consider this to add to the charm of the place. All the lights were pull switch operated and made for clumsy entrances in the dark. The bathroom was just ok. It was wall to... More

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moira NY
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

We spent a Saturday night here as part of a "get away" weekend with our adult kids and their wives in mid April. (The Saranac Lake "Daffest" was going on and events were happening in the town) The inn itself has quintessential Adirondack charm and is tastefully furnished with periodic decor and furniture. Meg the owner & inn keeper met... More

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Endicott, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

We traveled to Saranac Lake and Lake Placid for the tail end of Winter Carnival for the third year in a row. The owner of The Porcupine was very accommodating with our extremely late arrival(trying to beat a huge storm), leaving a key and getting up to be sure we had what we needed. The room we were in was... More

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

...I remember spending a lovely weekend at this Inn at Saranac Lake. My husband and I had the entire place to ourselves that time in October because there were not any other guests. We rented the Mohawk suite with a fireplace and extra TV room. The suite was nicely appointed and the bed was comfortable. The only thing that could... More

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Austin, TX area
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Beautiful and comfortable B&B with romantic suite and plush bed. Charming. Breakfasts were good too. The owner served hearty but creative breakfasts and she knew the good hiking and restaurants in Saranac and Placid.

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Basel, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

We spent one night at the Porcupine... the place has charm and you can feel the history. However, the owner was unfriendly (e.g. she literally kicked us out at 11.30 am while we were checking emails in the lobby...), not flexible at all and breakfast was very basic (1 waffle with apple per person). Overpriced for what you get.

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NYC
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

My husband and I stole away for a romantic rendezvous at the Porcupine... and we still can't stop talking about it. This getaway has become one of the great "references" of our romance. It is impossible to understand the complaints registered on this site; my husband and I are both in the international hospitality industry and we can say that... More

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Cairo, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

I can't say enough good things about the Porcupine or it's owner Meg. She made us feel right at home, gave us great info on places to eat and things to do in the area. It was like staying at a friends home with how warmly we were welcomed. The rooms are beautiful as is the entire inn. The rooms... More

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London
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

My Husband and I stayed here for two nights in mid July. It is a large rambling house, with an amazing wood staircase and decorated lovely. Although a very big house, it still manages to feel cosy. Mostly it is decorated well, but in places it does need some work & it looked tired, but everything worked perfectly for us.... More

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Address: 350 Park Ave, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
Location: United States > New York > Saranac Lake
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Porcupine Hotel Saranac Lake

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