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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The website leads you to believe that you are staying in a high end HOTEL, but this is merely a side-of-the -road MOTEL. Upon check in, the staff was friendly, but not customer service oriented. The normally priced $79.00 per night hotel was priced at $160.00 per night for a lake view room (minimum 3 night stay, no cancellations after... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our Nantucket Island Waves synchronized skating team stayed at this Inn for a competition which was located a few miles away in Lake Placid. The service was outstanding and the employees were above and beyond helpful and kind. The location was perfect. Our Room was clean and spacious. I highly recommend the Gauthier Inn at Saranac Lake to anyone who... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We always come to the area in January for some hiking and normally stay in Lake Placid. This time all the rooms were sold old and we decided to stay at Gauthier's. We didn't do any research but we ended up having a great stay. The office staff, Hasan, who enjoys the blues, was helpful as were the others. The... More 

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Lake Placid, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

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
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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
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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
4 helpful votes 4 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
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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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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 

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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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