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Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel

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

i was headed to the adk's for some hiking and ended up getting more then i planned. i was supposed to hike and return home but stayed for three days. I ran into the owner at a restaurant across the street from the hotel and started chatting with dan about other things to do in the area and most of... More 

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Gansevoort, New York
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130 reviews 130 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had stayed here in a trip to lake placid area. Most of the other hotels were higher priced and this one was very reasonable. The room had a beautiful lake view and was very quiet. We had a nice stay and would stay again.

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Park City, Utah
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Is there anything better than the Adirondacks in the fall? I love the Saranac Lake area, and Gauthier's makes the experience better. They have beautiful, clean rooms, excellent views of the mountains, and right on the water of Lake Flower. The owners do a great job of making your stay memorable, plus their local knowledge helps finding fun daily activities... More 

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Livonia, New York
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

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 October 3, 2014

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 September 27, 2014

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

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 September 19, 2014

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 September 19, 2014

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 September 18, 2014

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 

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Additional Information about Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel

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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