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Lake Placid Lodge
144 Lodge Way, Lake Placid, NY 12946   |  
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Ranked #3 of 31 hotels in Lake Placid
Saint Louis, Missouri
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56 reviews 56 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Tour Upstate NY”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Gorgeous facility. Cabin on the lake is recommended. Well appointed, quiet and very comfortable. Hotel staff is best ever, no exceptions. All made an effort to make you feel welcome. Food service is excellent. Very creative menu. Take advantage of the kitchen tour.

Room Tip: St Armand was our cabin. Great for two people right on the lake shore
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LodgeGeneralManager, General Manager at Lake Placid Lodge, responded to this review, May 25, 2013
Dear Tom T,

I am so glad to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your time at the Lake Placid Lodge both in accomodation and cuisine. The lakefront cabins are an experience in themselves and both restaurants unique in every facet. Of course our most valuable asset is our staff and we could not accomplish what we are able to without their talents and personalities.

One of our goals are to always make our guests feel as if they have arrived home. We can't wait to welcome you back and welcome you home!

Best Regards,

Jordan Vasiloff
General Manager
Lake Placid Lodge
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Red Bank, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

In Lake Placid for Men's college Hockey National Championship.
Decided to treat ourselves.So happy we did
. A cold snowy weekend this resort could not be more beautiful.
Service was attentive and caring which was really appreciated .
Just a few minutes away from downtown but a world away in setting and ambiance.
My wife and i loved it and will be back

Room Tip: Rooms vary just call ahead and discuss with them what is available and will best fit your needs.We s...
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Montreal, Canada
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

We spent two days at the lake Placid lodge, a real deluxe experience. Would recommend this to anyone wanting a little down time. The resort is really beautiful and every attention to detail has been done. We wanted to book a pine room but there was no availability they upgraded up to a Lakeview suite. Thanks really appreciated. Not much difference between to lake view and lake front (for the cabin we were in anyways. They great you with a a glass of champagne nice touch. All documentation is personalized you can see what the difference is into an upscale hotel. The daily amenities are delicious, cheese nuts etc. Room service excellent. The resort wonderful. The only few complaints were that there was no skating rink on the lake as advertised but we went to town. A bit of a mix up on ordering 2 glasses for Champagne vs a bottle. but they credited the bottle with little trouble much appreciated. The only area in our opinion which was laking was the food, we did not try Artisan but rather the atmosphere of Maggies Pub. The appetizers were good but the main were both laking, the bouillabaisse was not very tasteful and missing the main ingredients (Shrimps and scallops with they remediated too) the short rib was tender but tasteless a sauce or even salt... would have been good. The deserts were delicious. We really enjoyed the ski and snow shoe rental nice tracks really close which we could enjoy. A nice added touch would be a whirlpool outside or inside.

Thanks for the nice stay will surely go back

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Byron, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

The lodge is beautiful.
There are fireplaces inside and outside. There are multiple fireplaces outside for your enjoyment. All are fully stocked with firewood.
We stayed in one of the hotel rooms. The furniture in the hotel is handmade works of art – from the beds in the rooms to the chairs in the dining rooms.
Our room had a little kitchen area with a fridge that was stocked with bottled water and coke products. There was also an electric kettle, various types of tea, hot chocolate, coffee and a French press coffee pot.
Each day a box of snacks is provided in the afternoon. The snacks consist of cheese, fruit and nuts or seeds. The first day we also had a bottle of wine included with the snack.
Firewood is provided for the in-room fireplace. The firewood is restocked during the turn down service.
Any used towels are also replaced during turn down service.
We had a view of the lake. The room had a nice size balcony with furniture; it was too cold to sit out but would be great during the summer.
Snowshoes and cross-country skis are provided. There are trails within walking distance from the lodge.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Liberty, New York
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Everything about the stay was just great- the staff, and the room was amazing, we stayed in the St. Regis. The bed was so comfy and the real wood fireplace was great, loved the balcony although alittle too cold to sit out in December. Breakfast in the resturant was really good. overall great birthday getaway for my husband. We will return, thank you!!!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Ottawa, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Everything about our stay was fabulous; the staff, accommodations, activities... We stayed in an amazing cabin, had a roaring fire every day, and room service breakfast on our last day. Every staff member we met was friendly and attentive, and the attention to detail in all things was noteworthy. Linda, the concierge, made our stay extra special. I cannot remember feeling this welcome at a resort in a long time. I would recommend this trip to anyone who wants a room that is so gorgeous and comfortable that it is tough to leave, even when there are such compelling alternatives such as snowshoeing and cross-country skiing (complimentary) right outside the front door. The purpose of our trip was rest and relaxation, and Lake Placid Lodge fits the bill perfectly.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LodgeGeneralManager, General Manager at Lake Placid Lodge, responded to this review, February 12, 2013
Dear SuzieQ1001,

Thank you for joining us in one of our cabins, and for writing such a lovely review. When we hear that your stay was just what the doctor ordered, we are all truly gratified. I know you mentioned Linda specifically, and I would just like to add my own personal gratitude to Linda. She is like the Lodge Mom, she genuinely wants nothing more then your comfort and happiness. I will go over and thank her personally.

With much gratitude, we hope to welcome you back to the Lodge soon.

Kind regards,

John Graham
General Manager
Lake Placid Lodge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013 via mobile

Cannot say enough good stuff about this place. Where do i start? The amazing food? The view? Room? The staff?
As my fiancee says: the lodge is luxury meets country generosity. The lodge staff brought me to horsebackriding 20 miles away, picked me up with hot chocolate. As my dog ate the chocolate raisins(the place is pet friendy thank the lord) and needed an emergency trip to the vet, they were waiting outside called to the vet ahead and 20 minutes later my dog was safe. A staff member waited with me throughout it all. Late checkout? No problem. They upgraded the guests that were suppose to arrive to my room to another room so we can stay. The bartender Laurie and steve the waiter are the sweetest, and the golden retriever maggie such a doll!!!! Thank you Lodge! Well be back.

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LodgeGeneralManager, General Manager at Lake Placid Lodge, responded to this review, February 8, 2013
Dear Monster1982,

Thank you so much for your kind review, and for joining us at the Lake Placid Lodge. We are thrilled that Monster is doing ok. We knew that was a scary moment, and just happy that it all worked out. I would like to also thank you for referencing the staff’s care and concern. We have a group of staff that I feel personally so fortunate to work with. The staff is completely dedicated to taking care of our guests, and your taking note of that will be loved by all.

We look forward to being able to welcome you both back, and of course, monster soon.

Kind regards,

John Graham
General Manager
Lake Placid Lodge
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Additional Information about Lake Placid Lodge

Address: 144 Lodge Way, Lake Placid, NY 12946
Location: United States > New York > Lake Placid
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Lake Placid
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Lake Placid
#8 Family Hotel in Lake Placid
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Lake Placid Lodge is a beautifully handcrafted Lodge nestled in the Adirondack mountains, situated on the shores of Lake Placid. The Lodge offers among the finest accommodations and dining in a truly comfortable, rustic, yet refined setting. Pamper yourself in the new Main Lodge, the private cabins or in the newly remodelled Lakeside suites, all offering gorgeous views of Lake Placid and Whiteface Mountain. Artisans restaurant offers wonderful dining on the deck overlooking Lake Placid. Maggie's pub offers a relaxed setting serving both lunch and dinner. ... more   less 
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