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“Comfortable, friendly, enjoyable stay” 5 of 5 stars
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Mountain Brook Lodge
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5712 NYS Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12997   |  
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San Antonio, Texas, United States
2 reviews
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“Comfortable, friendly, enjoyable stay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Al and Alicia Armstrong, owners of the Mountain Brook Lodge, are wonderful hosts. They are friendly, helpful, and fun but not overbearing. They make you feel like friends/family coming for an enjoyable visit. Their lodge is more like a bed and breakfast. We stayed in the summer but the room would also be wonderful in the winter months with its electric fireplace, drying racks, and cozy mountain lodge décor. We would highly recommend the Mountain Brook Lodge. Carol and Dick Fochler

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We wanted to spend a couple of days at Lake Placid and not spend a fortune. We found this on Tripadvisor and luckily got the last room available. We got there, and the owner, Al, greeted us so warmly and showed us our room. Exactly what a room in the Adirondacks should be. Clean and cozy, all the amenities, a wonderful breakfast every morning. Al and Alicia were so helpful and accommodating, telling us the best sights, how to get the best value and places to eat. We have spent a great deal more and had rooms and service that could not compare to this, it is an amazing value for the very modest price they charge. We will definitely be back.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Quebec, Quebec, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I'm just calling to know if a room is available for 2 nights, the women at the phone is answering me like shi... i'm gonna spend my money on a decent place. I'm just asking a simple question and she doesn't take time to answering me and hang up the phone. You do good buisness.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Al A, Owner at Mountain Brook Lodge, responded to this review, August 13, 2014
Sir, this is a total crock!
My wife is the only woman here that answers the phone. She would never treat a customer like that.
Please provide me your phone number and roughly the time you called. I will check out caller ID to see if you did indeed call.
You may e-mail me the number at mtbrook@frontiernet.net
Regards,
Al Armstrong
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Our family of four just came back from a trip to the Maine coast. On our way home, we stayed one night at this lodge, in a room with a double and a bunk bed. Our kids were thrilled to sleep in the bunk bed! They also liked the popcorn in the room. Al (the hotel) owner was super friendly. He offered us food to eat when we arrived late. Breakfast had more than enough varieties for us. The room was clean. It was an overall homey feeling during the stat. We highly recommend this hotel!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Our rugby team stays here ever year for the big Can-Am tournament. Al and Alicia treat you like royalty . The motel facilities and rooms are clean and the views from the lawn chairs are amazing. You get a great free breakfast to start the day. It is located in a cozy little village at the foot of Whiteface Mountain away from the hustle and bustle of Lake Placid but only a short drive away. There are several great restaurants close by so you can stay local and avoid the crowds. Save your money, avoid the crowds and enjoy a great Adirondacks experience.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

a nifty rustic style motel , centrally located to skiing, fishing, hiking and water crafts.
a nice place for families, includes a pool, free breakfast and nightly camp fire.
a major plus is, the military and 1st responder discount, PLUS combat vets get the first night free!!
the owner al is always on the premises and has lots of usmc stories to amuse you.
each room has wifi, cable tv, refrigerator, coffee maker, etc.
rates are extremely reasonable, especially when compared to any where in lake placid.

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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Warren, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Al and Alicia are the most accommodating, people-oriented motel owners ever! From the minute you make your reservation to long after you depart, you know you've made two BFF's. The comfort and cleanliness of the rooms, the pool, the evening campfires, the breakfast to start your day, and the overall ambiance of the Mountain Brook Lodge make it a place you'll want to stay when visiting the Wilmington, NY area.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Mountain Brook Lodge

Address: 5712 NYS Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12997
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Location: United States > New York > Wilmington
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 9 Hotels in Wilmington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Mountain Brook Lodge 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located 3 miles from beautiful Whiteface Mountain, where the 1980 Winter Olympics were held, in the heart of the Adirondacks! 12 miles from Lake Placid!! Free late check out for skiers. Go home comfortable!! ... more   less 
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