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Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel

488 Lake Flower Avenue, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
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Ranked #7 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Livonia, New York
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beware! These people do not care about their visitors health or well-being, and they are highly deceptive. Before booking, I talked at great length with one of the three owners on the phone, who proudly assured me that they use only one non-toxic, fragrance-free cleaner on everything, including laundry. I explained that I have serious allergies and am highly chemically... More

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

As you informed us, if we did not allow continued stay with us, you would write a poor review. In the best way possible, given the situation, I explained we were no longer comfortable with your stay, felt you were also not comfortable; which is not how I want my guests to feel, and it would be best if you... More

Westhampton, New York, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for several days while attending a family reunion in Bloomingdale. I thought that Gauthiers was truly everything I would expect from a local motel. The beds were super comfortable, the rooms were clean, and the staff was super attentive and helpful. They have kayaks, bicycles and fishing gear for use by their guests, and it's in a great... More

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Halifax, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this Inn as it had free paddling, kayaking etc. and was priced in a reasonable range. It was clean, tidy and the staff were helpful with info on eating and things to do in the area. Some of the equipment could be updated as oars and seats were not in great shape but we would definitely stay again... More

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

Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate your stay and are so happy we were able to accommodate your needs! Glad to read you enjoyed paddling the lakes. Best to you and happy travels, GSLI More

Albany, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on vacation for a week and staying in Northville but decided to head up north with our kayaks, through Indian, Blue Mountain, Tupper Lakes into Saranac. By the time we got there, we decided to stay the night and, after dinner looked online for somewhere. It ended up being a decision between the Best Western or Gauthier's. We... More

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

We are so happy to read we had openings and were able to get you in- not only for one night but for two! We very much appreciate you staying with us and also the time you took to write us a review. Thank you for noting our green practices; even the little things, like no plastic cups, make all... More

Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn, in August 2014. Some of our family meet us there and I have to say it was AWESOME! The rooms were very clean and tidy. The staff were very accommodating and friendly. The location was excellent with plenty to do right there. We fished with there equipment, took canoe and paddle boat rides.... More

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

I love to read about our guests having so much fun while staying with us. It makes us feel great about the amenities we offer to our guests, and keeps us brainstorming up more to add. As a family-friendly property, it's great to know everyone had so much fun. I will pass the complements to staff along as well. We... More

Sayville, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I almost don't want to give a great review. We first stayed there in august 2013, and again this august.It is such a wonderful place and we almost didn't get in this year. Thats the problem you find a really fantastic place and then everybody else finds it. The two brothers are very nice and very knowledgeable about the area.... More

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

What a fun review! Great sense of humor! We are so glad we were able to get you in this year. A big shout out back to Long Island too! We very much look forward to hosting you again on your trips up to Paul Smiths College. More

New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We'd been to Gauthier's before as a couple and ever since, we'd been hoping to get back. Last month we did, along with our 7-month-old son. Gauthier's is a gem of a motel with rooms that open directly onto a lake. We were worried that it wouldn't feel like a vacation with a teething baby - but on the contrary,... More

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

You three were the best. From the moment you booked I was looking forward to your stay! Your baby is absolutely adorable. We were so pleased to be able to accommodate your growing family, and also help with the very important matter of teething. hopefully you were able to find the teething biscuits in the city. Hope to see all... More

Latham, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Our stay was the weekend of August 15-17, we were in town for a wedding. Having spent a great deal of time in the area, usually staying in Lake Placid, we decided to try this long run motel. The office staff was quite nice, that is the most positive thing about our stay. We booked a lake view room, no... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This place is nothing like what the pictures on the website show. Our room had a double bed (not a queen), and was just large enough to walk around. In one corner, there was a random, older mini fridge just sitting on the floor unplugged (eco-friendly!) and a little nook where they had hung a pole as a make-shift closet.... More

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Dunkirk, New York
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26 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We booked this property for four nights to attend a Labor Day weekend wedding in the area. Our first night was in a room with two doubles (#40) as we had intended to share the room with a friend who was also part of the wedding. We were on the ground (lake) level and although the room was large enough... 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): $
Number of rooms: 31
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