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Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel

GreenLeadersPlatinum level
488 Lake Flower Avenue, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
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Poznan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Must visit for water enthusiasts : is there anything better than 6:00 am cayaking on the lake next door...? Yes. 6:00 am cayaking on the lake next door free of charge :-) Cayaks, canoes, paddle boards - it's all there waiting for you

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Thank wowodj1234
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband I chose this hotel for our short honeymoon. I personally really like this hotel. It's small and cute and offers many things you don't see at most hotels. We had kayaks and paddle boats, canoes, tennis racquets and bicycles all free for your use during your stay. There were many chairs to sit around Lake Flower and just... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a quick booking for an overnight visit. The hotel is cute and has a great view- many of the rooms have lake views but even ours (which didn't) only requires turning ninety degrees. We didn't rent any of the available equipment - bikes, canoes, etc. but they were right there and accessible and the clerk at the desk... More 

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3 Thank Emily M
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is cool, since they let you use kayaks, canoes and bikes, plus they have a pool! Some of the rooms look out over the lake. It was clean and the staff was friendly. We only spent one night but there is so much to do and see in this area! We hope to come back!

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Long Island City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took an extended weekend to the Adirondacks and were looking for an easy, relaxing getaway. Gauthier's fit the bill! Located on beautiful Lake Flower, we were warmly greeted at check-in and then shown to the lake's edge where Gauthier's keeps a nice selection of canoes, kayaks and paddle boats for their guests use. Our room, which... More 

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1 Thank CAVU2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I escaped for a quick trip to Saranac Lake. We had a great time using the kayaks at the Gauthier! The staff were friendly and helpful and they other guests were so nice. Our room had a balcony that overlooked the water, so we enjoyed it in the evening. Great location and great price!

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We went to Saranac Lake to celebrate a birthday weekend. Gauthier's is right on the water and has kayaks and other water equipment you can borrow. The staff is friendly, knowledgable and accommodating. The facility itself is a bit dated, but clean and comfortable.

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Thank pvillan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I never ended up staying here because they made it so difficult to make a reservation for a business. The first call I made was met with the fact that they do have government rates but unsure about purchase orders, tax exempt, etc. They'll have the manager call me back. Never happened. Called back. Second call revealed that they don't... More 

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Thank Valerie C
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

My husband and I needed a cute place to stay with a nice view and some food nearby. We were blown away with the great service David provided and were thrilled when we saw that our room was just steps away from the water. The kayaks and canoes were also available at no extra charge, which was great! The room... More 

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Stanley, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Very glad we chose this place. The manager was very friendly and helpful at check in, gave us extra pods for the Keurig. It was cold and drizzly so we were not into checking out the watercraft or lake. We did very much enjoy sitting in the comfy chairs in front of the lake view in our room. Close to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful Adirondack Waterfront Saranac Lake's only GREEN lodging property- Offering waterfront accommodations on Lake Flower In Saranac Lake with access to over 30 miles of Adirondack waterways, including Upper, Middle, and Lower Saranac Lakes. Walk to shopping, dining, galleries, and enjoy our events; including the entertainment in neighboring Lake Placid NY. Only 20 minutes to Whiteface Mountain, where you'll find year round activities! Stay GREEN in the Adirondacks - Rated a Platinum Property by Audubon International's Eco Lodging Program - the highest designation possible, 1 of only 8 in North America. Saranac Lake Inn is committed to a new vision, fresh eco-conscious perspective, attention to detail and style, and a welcoming environment for our guest's from our family owned and operated lodge. Our rooms have been remodeled, redressed, and recycled with the environment in mind! The Adirondacks Recreation Resort Our focus is all about our guest's experience and making Adirondack recreation accessible. We provide a large variety of amenities and perks to help complete your trip; to make it easy for you to try a new activity while on vacation. Kayaks, bicycles, canoes, tennis, snowshoes and ice skating complementary with your stay- Just to name a few! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel

Address: 488 Lake Flower Avenue, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
Location: United States > New York > Saranac Lake
Price Range: $127 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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