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“This place could be a GOLDMINE ... where's Anthony Melchiorri?!” 3 of 5 stars
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2.5 of 5 Motel   |   2625 Main Street, Lake Placid, NY 12946 (Formerly Adirondack Inn)   |  
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Ranked #13 of 31 Hotels in Lake Placid
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“This place could be a GOLDMINE ... where's Anthony Melchiorri?!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

My family stayed over Winter Break and found this place to be quite interesting. The rooms were clean and big. The furniture however was mismatched and tired. The place could use new wallpaper and paint and definitely new carpet in the halls and rooms. The lobby is small by the "Breakfast Bar" is as big a some places restaurants!!! Why they do not have a bar in this place I do not know !!! The pool deck is 85 degrees! Talk about uncomfortable! Don't get me wrong the place is nice ... It's location is OUTSTANDING and it can be had for reasonable rates ... BUT Best Western is really missing the boat with this place!!! It could be oh, so much more! Anthony, where are you?!

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Albany, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed here for two nights for a New Year's Eve getaway. We were very pleased with the Best Western Adirondack Inn - I thoroughly read reviews of the hotel, and many others, before booking. We considered staying at the one the "fancier" hotels in Lake Placid Village, but with rates everywhere being more expensive for a holiday weekend, we chose the Best Western because we could get an AAA rate, there was no minimum-night-stay, and it was close to everything.

I took the advice of other reviewers and requested a 2nd floor room and was happy I did. The room had high ceilings, the bed was soft and comfortable (if you like soft mattresses), the bedding was clean and appeared fairly new, the heat worked great, there was a heating lamp in the bathroom too which was awesome, and there was also a small couch and table with two chairs, and a small fridge. Sure, some fixtures and wallpaper were a little dated, but overall the room and hotel has a charming “Adirondack” feel to it. There was a sliding glass door that opened onto a shared balcony overlooking the parking lot, but we obviously didn't have any reason to venture out there in the end of December. It still looked pretty out there with the snow, and was decorated with lights. There was a flat-screen TV (maybe 27") with decent selection of cable channels, no movie purchase options, though. Not a huge issue when you don't really want to spend all of your time away watching movies anyways, but we may have taken advantage of it if the option was available.

It was important to us to stay somewhere that was in a "walk-able" area so we didn't have to move the car and drive too much. This hotel is in a great spot - right across the street from the Olympic Center (where we saw Stars on Ice) and the Olympic Museum, and the speed-skating oval. We easily walked up and down Main St. to do some shopping and check out the restaurants.

After a long morning of snowshoeing, we took advantage of the pool and hot tub - the pool area appeared clean and well-maintained. The hot tub was great and heated up quickly! I was so glad we stayed at a hotel with a pool and hot tub; it's a real treat in the middle of winter to go swimming!! We also were lucky enough to have the pool area all to ourselves that afternoon. There was also a sauna that we didn't use, and a small game room with a pool table downstairs. The hotel also had a small selection of board games, although we were disappointed to open up the Scrabble box and find that all the tiles were missing, whoops, haha.

We only ate the free continental breakfast the 2nd morning; it was your basic hotel offerings - scrambled eggs, French toast, sausage patties, along with an assortment of cereal, oatmeal packets, muffins, etc. Coffee/tea was also available all day in the breakfast room for guests.

The common areas of the hotel were nice and decorated for the holidays. There was one fireplace near the reception desk with comfy chairs, a table to play games at, and we also spent some time lounging in front of the large-screen TV they have in the breakfast room.

The hotel was fully booked, but never seemed overly crowded in the breakfast or common areas. Seemed to be a lot of families there, but as a couple, we were very happy with our choice to stay here and will absolutely come back!

Room Tip: We stayed on the 2nd Floor - loved the high ceilings.
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

This was our second visit to Lake Placid and after a traumatic experience at a budget hotel in Saranac Lake a few years ago we were willing to pay a little more this time around.

In the end it was a pretty reasonable deal, especially for a long weekend between Christmas and New Years - the room was a little dated but clean and adequate - nothing to write home about but no complaints either. I was pleasantly surprised by the included continental breakfast, and would have loved to have time to use the pool and hottub - a little strange that they're in the basement but they looked clean and the water was nice and warm.

You couldn't ask for a better location in Lake Placid, across the street from the Olympic Center and we could almost skate right onto the famous oval from our room. Almost every restaurant in town is within walking distance, and it's a five minute drive to the Jumping Complex, 10mins to the sliding track and maybe 15mins to Whiteface. If winter sports are a part of your plan you won't find a better place to stay.

Also worth noting that in winter, some of the alternatives (like the Crown Plaza) involve some tricky roads - the day after a heavy snowstorm we watched a minibus slide backwards down the hill trying to make it to the Crown Plaza - The Adirondack Inn is right on the main street so no hassles there!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We where in town for a wedding. We picked here because it was 150 a night. It was well worth it. Especially after going to the wedding at Golden Arrow. Best western included a very nice Breatfeast buffet style. Have a indoor pool with a whirlpool and sauna and pool table. They have a little court yard. You cross over from the back of the building and lake and beach are right there. It is right accross the street from the olmpic center and walking distance to the shops. The most important is the beds where comfortable and the room was nice.

  • Stayed September 2012, 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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Address: 2625 Main Street, Lake Placid, NY 12946 (Formerly Adirondack Inn)
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Location: United States > New York > Lake Placid
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 Family Hotel in Lake Placid
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Adirondack Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 49
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The family-owned Best Western Adirondack Inn is perfectly situated on Main Street in Lake Placid, New York—just across the street from the Olympic Center and next to Mirror Lake Beach. For travelers to the Adirondacks and the Best Western Adirondack Inn, this is a truly picturesque setting for a family vacation or romantic weekend escape in upstate New York. ... more   less 
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