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Milford, Connecticut
Reviewed September 14, 2016

For the past few years whenever we go to Saranac we stay here. It's clean, comfortable, convenient. The owners have always treated us well. The area has tons to offer, and for us it's more convenient than staying in Lake Placid. The fishing in Lake Flower is the best!

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SaraPlacidMotorInn, Owner at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind words regarding the Sara Placid Motor Inn and always staying with us when you visit beautiful Saranac Lake. We appreciate your business and hope you will stay with us again in the future. Linda and Steve Hilbert, Owners

Utica, New York
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Thrilled to get a room 24 hours prior to our stay! In town for the Adirondack Rail Trail Explorer-- Room was clean and comfortable. Walking distance to dinner and breakfast-- Gazebo a nice treat as the sun set. As others have stated this is a no frills place, but you will be comfortable and happy at the Sara-Placid. Will definitely...

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SaraPlacidMotorInn, Owner at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Sara Placid Motor Inn for your trip to Saranac Lake for the rail trail explorer. We are glad to hear you were happy with your stay with us and found everything to your satiisfaction and hope to see you in future visits to Saranac Lake. Linda and Steve...

Swanton, Vermont
Reviewed August 27, 2016

The price was good for a quick get away with no reservations. The Staff was wonderful and very helpful.The room was clean and spacious. The bed was comfortable and the the location was great.I would stay again.

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SaraPlacidMotorInn, Owner at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks you so much for staying with us at the Sara Placid Motor Inn a couple days ago. We appreciate your kind words, and we are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you stay with us again in the future. Thanks again. Steve and Linda Hilbert, Owners

Myrtle Beach, Sc
Reviewed July 27, 2016

We were in town for the Ironman race as our son was competing. We decided on the two bedroom apartment on the second floor in the back. It was a very quiet peaceful setting...even had deer in the back woods come walking out one morning. The apartment itself fit our needs. It was a reasonable price, and the three of...

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SaraPlacidMotorInn, Owner at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for choosiing us during the Ironman competition thiis past Summer. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed staying in the apartment in the back with a view of the lake and mountains. We hope to see you again on your next trip to Saranac Lake, NY. We appreciated your kind words regarding...

Kingston, Canada
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Stayed here for four nights over the Lake Placid Ironman weekend in July. Pretty typical motel - furnishings and decor were dated, but the room had a/c, a bar fridge, microwave, a coffee maker, free wifi and free HBO (though we didn't touch the tv once) - everything we needed to keep us going when we weren't eating out or...

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SaraPlacidMotorInn, Owner at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Sara Placid Motor Inn during Ironman. We were happy to hear you were happy with our accommodations here at the Sara Placid Motor Inn and hope you come back next year. Thank you. Owners, Linda and Steve Hilbert

Averill Park, New York
Reviewed July 18, 2016

This certainly is not a fancy place, but the room was clean, beds comfortable, free Wifi and HBO made it a nice, inexpensive place. I managed to get a room for around $110 a night, but based on the clerk's response at the front desk, I think this was an unusually low price.

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SaraPlacidMotorInn, Owner at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We were happy to hear that you found the Sara Placid Motor Inn was very comfortable and inexpensive and hope you come back and stay with us again. Thank you. Owners, Linda and Steve Hilbert

Rosendale, New York
Reviewed July 5, 2016

Spent three nights at this motel. This is no frills but met all my expectations, including my budget. The room was clean, the people were friendly & helpful, and I slept better than I usually do at home. I will plan to stay here again when I return.

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SaraPlacidMotorInn, Owner at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate you writing a review about the Sara Placid Motor Inn and are happy to hear you had a pleasant time here and had a good nights sleep while visiting us. We are happy everything met your expectations. We hope you choose us again in the future. Owners, Linda and Steve Hilbert

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed June 4, 2016

We stayed two nights at Saranac Lake, and hiked Ampersand Mountain. The motel is very lovely, with a very 70's style, complete with the Vintage Chevrolet Bel-Air that one of the other guests had parked in front of their unit! We must have been the first customers of the season in our room, because it had a very strong smell...

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SaraPlacidMotorInn, Owner at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you to our neighbors in Canada for your nice review of the Sara Placid Motor Inn. We are happy to hear you were happy with your stay with us and everything met your expectations. We hope you will visit us again in the future when you plan to do more mountain climbing :-) Owners, Linda and Steve...

Johns Creek, Georgia
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Picture your grandparents' home with a jacuzzi and a view of the lake and you've got an idea of Room 12. The property is scrupulously clean, there is plenty of hot water and parking is right beside the rooms. Our room had a very comfortable bed with a large screen high definition tv with more channels than you could ever...

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SaraPlacidMotorInn, Owner at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of the Sara-Placid Jacuzzi Suite. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and for all your comments. Hope to see you again in the future. Steve & Linda

Reviewed December 20, 2015

I really liked the room. It was clean , the carpet was really clean , it had a runner on the carpet and TWO (2) Tiffany lamps ! Quite stunning and delightfully over the top .It was also a very large room , not the usual small room. I would definitely stay here again.

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SaraPlacidMotorInn, Owner at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Todd for your nice review. Steve and Linda.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful lake/mountain setting. Motel rooms, kitchenettes, housekeeping apartments, suites with private bedrooms, Jacuzzi Suite, bed and breakfast type accommodations and three lakefront cottages. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sara-Placid Motor Inn

Address: 445 Lake Flower Ave, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-2463
Location: United States > New York > Saranac Lake
Price Range: $68 - $350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 45
Also Known As:
Sara-Placid Motor Hotel Saranac Lake
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“This hotel accepts AAA.”
 of 5 bubbles 389tinab, Aug 30, 2016 | Read review
“HIgher floor would cause a problem with anyone with mobility problem.”
 of 5 bubbles Myrtlj, Jul 27, 2016 | Read review
“Motel rooms are all essentially the same - same view, same parking, same ammenities”
 of 5 bubbles GaryH363, Jul 25, 2016 | Read review
“Request a room away from the road if you need quiet. Location is good enough to walk into town!”
 of 5 bubbles kwade1758, Jul 5, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room as far from the road as possible. Although it was off-season, traffic was surprisingly heavy!”
 of 5 bubbles JacquesXP, Jun 4, 2016 | Read review
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