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The Balsam Motel & Cottages

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Balsam is in an ideal location, walking distance to the town and attractions. There is a small beach 1/2 block away. George and Suzette were pleasant and accommodating. We came our Labrador Roxie who was treated like a welcomed guest. We stayed in cottage 2 which was larger than expected and very comfortable. We are planning to come back... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had cottages # 4 and 5, with an adjoining door between. Each room had a full size bed and a twin bed. Mattresses were confortable. Bathrooms were roomy enough to get in and out shower, plenty of hot water for shower. Floors were carpeted. Each room included small fridge, coffee maker, and small flat screen TV with . Pool... More 

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Thank Mybeautifulkids
Brick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean cottage, next to nice pool, dog had a great time. 5 Minute walk to downtown attractions, 3 minute walk to beach. Everthing was as promised by owners Suzanne & George. Will come back here, for sure.

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Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading the other reviews we were expecting a lot more. We stayed 4 nights with our dog in one of the four motel rooms. The view from our room was the backside of nearby motel. We did not have any kind of water view. The room was very small with two beds. Very small and cheap tv. We could... More 

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Thank 12Kristina14
Owego, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

The rental units have all been nicely renovated in the past couple years. Our cottage was adorable and spotless; the furnishings clean and comfortable. The bathroom was large and the kitchen had everything we needed. The owners are gracious and accommodating. A lot of pet-friendly places we've stayed have annoying odors, including strong carpet/floor cleaning product smells. This Balsam cottage... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

We loved the cabin at the Balsam Hotel last summer! It was a hot weekend and the air conditioning worked perfectly and our view of the fireworks was superb. The dogs really enjoyed the yard and cooking out on the grill. Want to come back in 2016 for sure!

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

Had a brief stay here this summer passing through. Dog friendly without a hassle which is great ! The owner / operator was extremely nice and the cabin was clean and nice for the price point. It was a quiet little campground and I'll definitely book here again.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We had a cabin with 2 beds a short walk from the lakeshore. It was very comfortable. George was very welcoming and helpful. Our dog enjoyed his stay too. Too bad the weather was so awful when we were there (9/28) -- we couldn't enjoy the outside ambiance at all (there was a nice deck with umbrella table / there... More 

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Tarrytown, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

We were travelling with our dog and were so happy to stumble upon Balsam Motel in our research! They not only accommodate dogs - they welcome them! Nearly all the other guests were also travelling with pets, so our pup had a blast meeting several of them. Our cottage was incredibly clean. When you stay at a pet-friendly place, there... More 

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Richmond Hill, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for Labor Day weekend with our dog. Upon arrival we were immediately welcomed by the owners, George and Suzanne. They are warm and very nice people and made us feel comfortable and at home right away. We stayed in room number eight and we had a little view of the lake and the passing... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Balsam Motel is a family run motel. Whether you choose the privacy of our own cottage or one of our motel rooms, our Lake George Village location gives you easy access to shops and attractions. Our secluded wooded setting is the perfect place to unwind and have a barbeque. We strive to offer you the best and friendliest accommodations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Balsam Motel & Cottages

Address: 430 Canada Street, Lake George, NY 12845
Location: United States > New York > Lake George
Price Range: $57 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
The Balsam Motel & Cottages Hotel Lake George
The Balsam Motel And Cottages
Balsam Hotel Lake George
The Balsam Hotel
Hotel Style:
#8 Best Value Hotel in Lake George
#22 Family Hotel in Lake George
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