We just stayed the weekend and honestly, we enjoyed the stay. Charlie was very nice, very helpful and polite. We stayed in the cabin #1 with a closed bedroom and fireplace. It was very warm and cozy. We knew it was going to be a little rustic and old fashioned and we weren't disappointed.
Firewood was supplied both days and they even prepared the firewood for us while we were skiing. We had internet in our rooms and both tv's were new HDMI models however only half of the electrical sockets were grounded 3-prong.
Being a bit of a country boy, I felt comfortable in this type of room and setting but I can see how some cityfolk may have issues feeling at home here. The decor was old and the walls were wood panels/presswood. I'm sure Charlie would kick himself if I had told him that he forgot to turn on the hot water tank breaker before we checked in. I figured out what the problem was myself and flicked the switch. We were lucky we didn't need to shower right away lol
I agree that the main lobby (reception building) seems to be falling apart but that is Charlie's home. Who cares what he does there!
At the end of the day, I wanted an affordable room with a fireplace and we got it. We had a good stay
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Prague Motor Inn is a family operated Inn which started in 1956 by the Lejcek family. We cater to individuals, families and small groups and are located directly in the village of Lake Placid on Route 73 just over half a mile form the Olympic arena and speed skating oval. Most Olympic venues and other popular attractions are only minutes away. We are situated on 2.5 Acres of land bordering on the Chubb River on one side and Route 73. Our landscape features mostly lawns, trees, flower gardens, a dam across the Chubb River forms a beautiful pond, which gives you a feeling of being in the country and yet we are only a minute from the Main Street. Most of our units are back from the highway and along with our pool area offer a beautiful view of the Chubb River and the Sentinel Mountain Range. During the warmer months we offer a picnic area with BBQ fire pit, which includes firewood for cookouts or just to sit around and relax and enjoy a fire outside under the White Pines. We offer comfortable up to date, quite rooms, cottages and spacious suites some with stone, wood burning fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs, balconies and kitchenettes. We provide all linens, chambermaid service, firewood and our kitchenettes are fully furnished with refrigerators, freezers, electric ranges and ovens, microwave ovens, dinnerware, cookware, silverware, coffeemakers, and toasters. All units are fully air-conditioned, have color cable TV, phones, alarm clocks, fridge, microwaves, self-control electric heat and we are pet friendly and our large open grounds offer ample space to exercise your pet. Our only restriction is that pets not be left unattended in the rooms. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Prague Hotel Lake Placid