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Cortland, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Inn excels in all aspects. Our suite (Schuyler) was spacious, comfortable and frankly, sublime. The cuisine was some of the best gourmet fine dining we’ve experienced. We savored 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, and a local craft cheese platter. The staff and management offered warm, welcoming hospitality and easy-going professionalism (a welcome change from some properties of this caliber that...

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GM_Erlowest, General Manager at The Inn at Erlowest, responded to this review

We are very happy to find that you enjoyed all of the elements of The Inn at Erlowest, from our wonderfully unique suites, to our common areas and balconies! You are correct regarding the seasonal pricing at Erlowest, so as a property that is open year round, our guests can experience the beauty of the property, Lake George and the...

Albany, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For those of you who have read my other reviews you know I am a qualified road warrior. 200 plus nights last year alone. That being said one more night away didn't really faze me either way. Then Joanne answered the phone. She set the tone for the trip from the first phone call! Pulling into the driveway is an...

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GM_Erlowest, General Manager at The Inn at Erlowest, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay at The Inn at Erlowest. Given your profession, you experience the hospitality world almost every week night! We are very happy that you chose a weekend night get away at Erlowest! Thank you for noticing the care and interest that our staff takes in helping to make your experience at the Inn memorable and...

Staten Island, New York
Reviewed February 18, 2017

This was our second stay at the Inn at Erlowest. I surprised my husband with a romantic getaway last year and he wanted to come back this year for Super Bowl weekend. There was a winter festival going on while we were there and there were vendors from local businesses with samples of food, wine, beer, liquors and even candles....

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My apologies for taking so long to thank you for your stay at The Inn at Erlowest and for sharing your experience. We are very happy that you were able to enjoy your stay and enjoyed our first-ever Winterfest. Our library bar is a cozy place to enjoy a drink, food options from our lighter fare menu or from our...

West Rutland, Vermont
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

We had the pleasure to stay at the Inn at Erlowest last night for a late Valentine's Day getaway. This is an exceptional gem hidden on Lake George. We are very skeptical people and have traveled all over the world so the first thing we do when we get a hotel room is inspect for cleanliness. We stayed in the...

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GM_Erlowest, General Manager at The Inn at Erlowest, responded to this review

We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay at The Inn at Erlowest and appreciate you noticing the attentiveness of our staff and the attention to detail from each and every staff member. Chef Adam keeps our menu fresh with at least weekly changes to be sure that we are using the best products available in the market, so...

Lake George, New York
Reviewed February 15, 2017

We chose the restaurant at Erlowest to celebrate my wife's birthday (on a Monday evening). The building and the dining room are lovely, and on this evening quiet, ane I was given a table in front of the gas fireplace at my request. Our meals were very good, as was the service. The cost is well justified for a special...

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Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Inn at Erlowest. We are very happy that you enjoyed your special celebration dinner! A seat by the fireplace this time of year adds a special touch to the room. Our Executive Chef Adam is constantly changing our menu and Diana adjusts our wonderful wine list making for...

Clinton Corners, New York
Reviewed February 6, 2017

My husband and I spent 3 nights in the Lake George Room (there are only 10 rooms and each one is spectacular) and absolutely loved it. The staff were fabulous and could not have been more helpful. Joanne greeted us on arrival and immediately made us feel at home. Ursula, Marilyn, Buster and Diana were more than attentive. The food...

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GM_Erlowest, General Manager at The Inn at Erlowest, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay with us at The Inn at Erlowest. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay along with our dinner service and the complementary breakfast each day! Thank you for noticing the attention and care that our staff looks to provide each of our guests. We are excited that you will be back soon...

Clifton Park, New York
Reviewed January 13, 2017

My boyfriend surprised me with a romantic stay at the Inn at Erlowest. We stayed in the Shepard Suite--we had an amazing view of the lake--from both the beautiful window seats and our bed. Although we arrived on a rainy day, the lake and atmosphere of the Inn was unexpectedly spectacular--the hovering fog made it mystical and when it lifted,...

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GM_Erlowest, General Manager at The Inn at Erlowest, responded to this review

Thank you for your most recent stay at The Inn at Erlowest! Our winter weather has provided a wide range of experiences so far this year from the fog that you experienced to ice on the lake (just for a short time unfortunately!) and two or three snowfalls in-between! We are looking forward to getting some snow to make the...

Holden, Massachusetts
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Can't say enough good things about this place, everything was perfect. My husband and I spent 3 nights in the Lake George suite.The view was very peaceful, breakfast was one of the best and what made our stay even better was the team of great and most helpeful people ever seen. Joanne, Marilyn, Buster, Christine. Thank you all for a...

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GM_Erlowest, General Manager at The Inn at Erlowest, responded to this review

Thank you for planning your winter vacation in Lake George and spending time at The Inn at Erlowest. We appreciate you taking the time to comment on our staff members who make Erlowest a special place! We hope to see you again sometime soon! (If not in the spring, we will be looking for you this summer! Please have a...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed December 16, 2016

My Husband and I recently spent 3 glorious nights at the Inn. We stayed in the Montcalm room with its spectacular panoramic view, fireplace, hot tub, lovely linens and furnishings. All of the staff were extremely professional and friendly - nothing was too much of an effort! Special mention to Marilyn, Buster and Diane who really did make us feel...

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GM_Erlowest, General Manager at The Inn at Erlowest, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay and mentioning Marilyn, Buster and Diane from our talented team! We are happy having you with us for three nights and that you enjoyed our dining room for both dinner and our complementary made to order breakfast from our Chef. We hope that you will be back soon. Perhaps we could suggest February for...

Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

We normally stay at small B&Bs but we got a good deal on it. Room wasn't up to my cleanliness standards. The view was very disappointing. In addition, like a previous reviewer said, the condos that they built that you don't see in pictures, are rented out and obscure the beautiful view of Lake George. The front desk lady tried...

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GM_Erlowest, General Manager at The Inn at Erlowest, responded to this review

We are surprised and disappointed to hear about your experience at The Inn at Erlowest. Our standards are very high starting with room cleanliness with reviews by our executive housekeeper and by our guest services team prior to guest arrival. Those standards continue to our staff and our interaction with each and every guest, so you comment about an "attitude"...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on 15-acres on the shores of Lake George, The Inn at Erlowest is a stone Queen Anne revival mansion constructed as a private residence in 1898 and converted into a 10-suite bed and breakfast in 2001. The Inn offers a blend of elegant rooms, exquisite dining and everything that Lake George offers to guarantee a time remembered. A quaint bar accompanied by a fine dining restaurant provides guests a memorable dining experience. Complimentary breakfast is included and a wide range of welcome amenities are offered for an additional fee. Lounge areas are available for the quiet board game, reading or conversation time. An expansive patio and accompanying deck complete with a magnificent outdoor fireplace connect the indoor experience with the outdoor views of Lake George. Rooms includes elegant furnishings, antique furniture, king size bed, down pillows and Penhaligon’s bath amenities. Each suite offers other unique features that vary suite by suite. Rooms can include one or more of the following features; a fireplace, sitting area, spa tub and shower, and lake view. At The Inn at Erlowest there is free Wi-Fi access and reserved, free parking. A fitness center along with complementary kayaking is combined with two beach areas and an outdoor heated pool. The Inn is located between Lake George (2-miles) and Bolton Landing (8-miles). Interstate I-87 (The Northway) is a 5-minute drive connecting Erlowest to area shopping and activities. The Albany International Airport is 48 miles away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn at Erlowest

Address: 3178 Lake Shore Drive, Lake George, NY 12845
Location: United States > New York > Lake George
Price Range: $175 - $548 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Inn at Erlowest 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“Suites:Lake George-spectacular; faces the lake.Schuyler-spacious. Leffingwell-corner windows viewing the woods. Howe is the smallest.”
  • Schuyler Suite: Elegant comfort
  • Lake George Suite: Gorgeous with lake views
  • Schulyer Suite: Sublime and spacious
  • Leffingwell Suite: Lovely sitting room with corner windows viewing the woods
  • St. Sacrament Suite
  • Schuyler Suite bathroom: Deep, spacious 2-person jacuzzi
  • Gorgeous chandeliers in many of the bathrooms
  • Montcalm Suite
Ted_and_Laura, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“There isn't a bad room!”
R4861DBjamess, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“If you are unable to pick a room from the choices tell the staff what you like in a room and they will pick the best one for you.”
Hungry12514, Feb 6, 2017 | Read review
“Although the Shepard Room is smaller than some of the other suites, I recommend it for its intimacy and spectacular view of the Lake.”
romantickitten, Jan 13, 2017 | Read review
“We were there off season and the Montcalm room was exquisitely quiet at that time. The panoramic view of the Lake was breathtaking!”
jeannette502015, Dec 16, 2016 | Read review
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