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Paradox Lodge & Cedar Lodge

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2169 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1182
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#4 of 15 B&Bs / Inns in Lake Placid
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Paradox Lodge and Cedar Lodge guest rooms all have private bath and rates include a full breakfast that is cooked to order. The Cedar Lodge rooms all have king amenities with the Pisgah and Jenkins rooms having gas fireplaces and decks. All guests have access to the lake front and free boats. Breakfast is served in the dining room in the main lodge (Paradox). We also have a full bar and guests can relax in the living room in front of the fireplace. Our restaurant now serves private dinner parties and special events with advance notice and a minimum of six guests.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Free breakfast
Canoeing
Board games / puzzles
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Bar / lounge
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
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Iron
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Non-smoking rooms
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Charming
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Just spent a wonderful weekend at this charming B&B! Large yet cozy room with gas stove fireplace, robes and very clean. You can tell they pay attention to detail in the decor-artistic, fun and interesting! Breakfast and coffee were delicious too! Hosts were absolutely fantastic. Loved it!
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We thank Nan and Red---a great hostess and host---for making this past weekend so wonderful. We stayed two nights in the spacious Tree Top Room which was perfect for us. Like the entire Paradox Lodge, the room décor was loaded with cute antiques that provided so much character. The breakfasts were excellent: the scrambled eggs and French toast, coffee, and choice of juice together with the New York Times gave us a great start to the day. The Lodge is a short walk to the heart of Lake Placid Village where you will find many excellent restaurants and stores where you can purchase souvenirs of your trip. I came to Lake Placid for a guided fishing charter on that great body of water, but we found a nugget of gold in the Paradox Lodge. I cannot wait to return.
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The owners (Nan and Moses) are two amazing and engaging people. They recommended a number of local restaurants that were very good (Caffé [sic] Rustica $$$, and Smoke Signals $) and worth a visit. The room had everything we needed and was very clean. The lake is in the backyard and we went kayaking using the boats on site. The breakfasts were prepared very well; the eggs were light & fluffy (and so were the pancakes), and the experience of sitting there, reading the NY Times while sipping coffee/tea while the food was being prepared was relaxing and a great way to start every morning. Some things to note, they have claw & ball bathtubs that have showers in them and wrap around curtains. I found them delightful and adds to the charm for of the B&B. We plan on going back and hiking again. The best part of the stay was that most people sit on the front porch in the late afternoon after a busy day and visit.
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We spent two nights here last week. We always prefer to stay in B&B's if possible. The lodge is exactly as portrayed on the website. Our room, the Whitney, was in the Cedar Lodge and a good choice for us. The king bed was comfortable, the shower great and everything was spotless. You could choose your breakfast time between 8-9:30 and coffee was available earlier. The breakfasts were very good and came out hot which is not always the case. The lodge is on the main road but noise was never an issue for us. It is about a 10 minute walk into town where there are a multitude of shops and restaurants. We enjoyed our stay but the political discussion not so much.
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Response from SNOWBLIZ, Owner at Paradox Lodge & Cedar Lodge
Responded Oct 19, 2018
Thank you for choosing to stay with us - we enjoyed meeting you and chatting with you. As far as the political discussion goes - it was your husband who said "Can we agree to disagree?" He left the door open. Hope to see you again in the future when we have a different president:)
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We just checked in. I read a review that someone thought this place poor! We travel a lot and this place is charming and romantic as anyone might imagine. The bathrooms might be small but are cool with great soaps and beautiful white towels. I say this as a designer as well as a guest. This little inn has real soul! Our room has 4 big windows and we look over the lake. This is one of the nicest places we have stayed..why, because it couldn’t be further from the holiday inn style! This place is thoughtful, warm and makes you feel good!
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LOCATION
United StatesNew YorkLake Placid
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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Frequently Asked Questions about Paradox Lodge & Cedar Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Paradox Lodge & Cedar Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Mirror Lake (0.6 miles), Saratoga Olive Oil Company (0.6 miles), and Brewster Peninsula Nature Trails (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Paradox Lodge & Cedar Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Paradox Lodge & Cedar Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Paradox Lodge & Cedar Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Paradox Lodge & Cedar Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include The View Restaurant, Smoke Signals, and Taste Bistro and Bar.
Are there any historical sites close to Paradox Lodge & Cedar Lodge?
Many travelers enjoy visiting John Brown Farm State Historic Site (2.6 miles).