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The Balsam Motel & Cottages

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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed June 6, 2011

I read some of the reviews before posting, definitely it's what you have in mind when you book a motel room/cottage. We rented a pet friendly cottage this week-end for our son's birthday and we did not expect a 5* hotel - the cottage was...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2011

Our first visit to the Balsam was purely by chance. The wife surprised me with a trip to Lake George. She picked the Balsam from a list of motels. Since that time approx 8 yrs ago, our return stays are "purely by choice". The rooms...More

3  Thank Luke021
Reviewed September 21, 2010

I was looking for a nice place to go for vacation and came across the Balsam Motel in Lake George Motel and Cottages after e-mailing and speaking with Sue the owner I found out that they would take my two pets. I went and had...More

2  Thank dustyy
Reviewed July 22, 2010

My husband and I had our honeymoon in L.G.--6/21/59--when Shirley Frey owned the Motel. Although we have lived many places, whenever we returned home to Troy, NY we would come to L.G and stay at the (cottages) Balsam. I am so happy it remains in...More

2  Thank Newlyweds21
Reviewed July 16, 2010

We've been coming here since 2000. We keep coming back because we love the rooms and they way we're treated. We have 2 boys ages 7 and 3. This is the only place they know. The rooms are neat,clean, safe, quiet. and a great price....More

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Pool
Free Parking
Free Internet
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Free Parking
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
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Pool
Outdoor pool
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$57 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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$57 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"All cabins were nice but the lower ones (further from office) are farther from road. we'd choose either..."
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"ANY of their rooms are great."
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"stayed in the hotel nice and clean good sized"
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"All the rooms are great, but if you can, book cottage 2, just not during the weeks we want it :-)"
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