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Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel

488 Lake Flower Avenue, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
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Ranked #5 of 9 hotels in Saranac Lake
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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Corinth, Maine
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I picked this inn due to the lovely pictures on the website, and the claim that it is quiet and eco friendly. What I thought was going to be a quaint little inn on a lake in Saranac Lake turned out to be an overpriced motel that was located on a busy street. Perhaps if it wasn't... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked two nights with Booking.com, our first mistake, because when it came time to lodge our complaint re. Gauthier's "Inn" they took the side of the motel owner. - When we checked into our room at Gauthier's (It is a nothing more than a middling motel, not an "Inn" - no meals, etc.) the room was filthy, with stains... More

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ncr1, Owner at Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel, responded to this review

Although we are not surprised to read your review; as you advised over the passed month if we did not change our policy you would go out of your way to write awful reviews, we are disappointed this was the route chosen. We did just receive your most recent email to bookings.com today, stating you did not leave based on... More

Tel Aviv, Israel
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I and two adolescent children chose to vacation rather on the banks of Lake Saranac, instead of Lake Placid, which is inclined to be very congested and noisy. The area bordering on the banks of Lake Saranac, is very quiet and a wonderful location .Paddle boats ,canoes ,and other craft are provided free,. The area enjoys a... More

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ncr1, Owner at Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel, responded to this review

It sounds like you really enjoyed your stay and had the opportunity to take advantage of all amenities and property features- This is exactly what we like to read! Thank you for taking your time to review us and we hope you are able to return again for a stay with us. Best to you! More

Bracknell
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very friendly, family run place. Has all the amenities you need to enjoy the lake, canoes, kayaks, life jackets, fishing rods etc. the lake is huge and plenty if place you can stop for a picnic on a day out. The rooms have everything you need and are clean. Nothing fancy about this place but charming and... More

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ncr1, Owner at Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and our family-friendly environment. We try and offer as many recreational amenities as possible for our guest's to take advantage of. It sounds like you were able to do so! Thank you again for your review and stay! More

Clifton Springs, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was very happy with our unplanned stay here (We were supposed to camp but had terrible weather). Very clean, quiet and affordable compared to other hotels on the street. Only complaint was construction on the street outside our room in the morning, but it got us up and out on schedule! We would stay they again in a heartbeat!

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BAY CITY
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called Gauthier's after a long day of driving. We had gotten lost and were coming into the Adirondack Mountains as the sun was going down - my husband called Gauthier's (after seeing the great reviews) and booked their last room. It had a kitchen and two queen sized beds, one which was very firm and the other which was... More

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ncr1, Owner at Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel, responded to this review

We are so happy you didn't get too lost and made it to Saranac Lake! Thank you for all of the compliments and review. It is our goal to provide the best quality guest services while working with in our green program and retro feel of the property. Your appreciation of this is valuable to us! Safe and happy travels! More

Milan, Italy
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our experience at Gauthier's was so good that we regretted not being able to stay longer. The hospitality was first-class, with spotless rooms, clean swimming pool, and outstanding service. Staff's courtesy was just amazing. Amenities include free canoe and kayak at the nearby lake. Reasonable price, relaxed atmosphere... we couldn't have asked for anything better. Gauthier's will definitely be our... More

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ncr1, Owner at Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. I will be certain to pass along to all of the staff your kudos towards their work and effort to complete your stay. We look forward to your return visit to the Adirondacks and another stay at Gauthier's! More

Nashville, Tennessee
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The prices was great. We didn't have reservations and stopped in several motels to see what was available and at what prices. This place had the lowest price at $79. We asked to view the room and it was as clean as my house - the only problem was that the previous occupant had cooked something that smelled the place... More

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ncr1, Owner at Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and your kind review. We are happy to have had an available room for you to meet your needs. Thank you for your appreciation towards our green program, it is very important to us and the practices are an area we take great pride in! Hope to see you again soon! More

Winchester, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I am so happy we found this place. Great location for Saranac and Placid hiking. We are already planning our next trip to the area. This hotel is a perfect setup-free bike rentals for exploring the area, fishing equipment (right on the lake) and canoe/kayak loaners. The rooms are clean and updated. The staff was spectacular and so friendly. I... More

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ncr1, Owner at Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and we are pleased to read you enjoyed your stay. We agree, on the lake is the best! Thank you for your appreciation towards our GREEN program and recycling standards. We value your proactive approach while traveling as well. We look forward to your return stay and to host you as our guest's... More

Herkimer, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Stepping out of the room and being 20 feet from the water was wonderful. Affordable and scenic. A quick car ride to Lake Placid -with all it's shops, eateries, and more- it was a great vacation. Hotel has kayaks, paddle boats, and bikes that you can use and no rental fees. We stayed in a lakeside suite, which has just... More

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ncr1, Owner at Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel, responded to this review

Happy anniversary to you and thank you for choosing us to host you on your special occasion! We are so happy to read your review and to know you had a memorable and comfortable experience as our guests. We all very much look forward to having you stay with us again and to celebrate another happy occasion! Best to you... More

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Address: 488 Lake Flower Avenue, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
Location: United States > New York > Saranac Lake
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Beautiful Adirondack Waterfront Saranac Lake's only GREEN lodging property- Offering waterfront accommodations on Lake Flower In Saranac Lake with access to over 30 miles of Adirondack waterways, including Upper, Middle, and Lower Saranac Lakes. Walk to shopping, dining, galleries, and enjoy our events; including the entertainment in neighboring Lake Placid NY. Only 20 minutes to Whiteface Mountain, where you'll find year round activities! Stay GREEN in the Adirondacks - Rated a Platinum Property by Audubon International's Eco Lodging Program - the highest designation possible, 1 of only 8 in North America. Saranac Lake Inn is committed to a new vision, fresh eco-conscious perspective, attention to detail and style, and a welcoming environment for our guest's from our family owned and operated lodge. Our rooms have been remodeled, redressed, and recycled with the environment in mind! The Adirondacks Recreation Resort Our focus is all about our guest's experience and making Adirondack recreation accessible. We provide a large variety of amenities and perks to help complete your trip; to make it easy for you to try a new activity while on vacation. Kayaks, bicycles, canoes, tennis, snowshoes and ice skating complementary with your stay- Just to name a few! ... more   less 
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