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Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel

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488 Lake Flower Avenue, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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138 reviews 138 reviews
70 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is difficult to review a place you enjoyed so much at the time we even extended our stay, but have been so discomforted subsequently. Due to a check in error on their part, when the booking name and the credit card name were different and having shown them the details, WE WERE CHARGED DOUBLE. Both payments were on the... More 

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Albany, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel was a big disappointment. I feel that the online pictures misrepresented the room. It was clean and the bed was comfortable. However it was not as lovely as shown on the website. Overpriced. Left and stayed elsewhere forfeiting $175 for 2nd night.

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ontario
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed at this Motel before and our return visit was as pleasant and enjoyable as the first. Kudos for cleanliness, comfort, amenities and A for effort in replicating a Level 3 Hotel ! The room, carpets were unstained, unsoiled and aired a feeling of newness. A great design separating a huge sink and bath/shower areas ! The immaculate... More 

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed at Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn this past weekend. We stayed in a lakefront two queen bed room. The room was nice and tidy, and two fresh bottles of water were left for us each day (a nice touch). The staff (specifically Dan and Hassan) were personable and helpful. We would recommend this inn for anyone... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a very warm welcome, even though we arrived quite late in the day without having booked in advance. Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel is located right on the shore of Flower Lake, with most rooms facing the lake. What impressed us most were the facilities that guests could use free of charge. Sports equipment ranged from kayaks,... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon arriving at Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel, your first view is the breathtaking view of the lake. Then you meet Hasan, fabulous smile, awesome personality and very hospitable. The sign says "You arrive as a stranger and you leave as a friend". I have nothing but positive comments. The room was clean, cozy and comfortable. While I didn't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Good value for money. A friendly welcome. Everything clean. Lots of room and on top of that there were boats available for the lake. OK - it looks like a motel but don't let that put you off. Good value for a family.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

What I loved the most was that they had all sorts of activities available--FREE OF CHARGE. Wanna bike, kayak, SUP, hike, play basketball, etc.? They've got the equipment you need, and they won't nickel and dime you with rental fees. To me, that means they're encouraging folks to get outdoors and enjoy the Adirondacks. I probably wouldn't pay to rent... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Gauthier's is the type of motel your parents would have stayed at in the 1960s. The service is welcoming and helpful, the rooms are comfortable and clean (though the bed was far too soft) and have most of the expected amenities, but the motel has a slightly dated feel to it. Some rooms have balconies and views of Lake Flower.... More 

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New Egypt, New Jersey
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Stayed for 4 nights on a hiking trip, if you are looking for an awesome outdoor trip this place is it, they have so many amenities (kayaking, canoes, stand up paddle boards, bikes, fishing poles) that are included with the price of your room, the staff is very friendly and helpful in making sugeestins on things to do, places to... More 

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