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Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel

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Woodbury, Connecticut
Reviewed December 18, 2016

We love, love, love this place. Right on the water you get to view the most awesome sunsets. There are boats available and you can paddle for miles and miles with gorgeous scenery. Old-school motel, but with upgrades. Pristinely clean. Sidewalks for walking to downtown. Very knowledgeable about local eateries and attractions. Just a short drive from Lake Placid, but...

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New Hartford, New York
Reviewed December 9, 2016

We spent Labor Day weekend at Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel. For the price we paid, we thought we'd be getting a nice and luxurious room. What a disappointment this was, and it didn't even come close to our expectations for a reasonable place to stay. It was chilly in the room, so we decided to turn on the...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

This was the most expensive hotel we stayed at on our road trip through NY state, and by far the worst. We stayed in room 36, right on the lake. Positives - lakeside location and lake view. Negatives - being charged for our room immediately on arrival with an added resort fee which hadn't been mentioned at the time of...

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Vincentown, New Jersey
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Great old school motel right on the lake with a gorgeous mountain view. Our room was small but clean and the bed was very comfortable. The windows were new and the bathroom was recently tiled. (Hope the navy blue carpet is next!) We dumped our bags, strapped on life vests and immediately pushed their canoe into the lake. Had a...

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Richfield Springs, New York
Reviewed October 19, 2016

We really didn't spend that much time in our room - we were out adventuring but this place was perfect. There's no fridge but we had a cooler (of course!) If you can get a room ON the lake it's beautiful. We could see it from our porch and were happy with that but I'd vote lakeside if it's available....

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toronto
Reviewed October 13, 2016

Pics and reviews looked good so booked a deluxe room overlooking lake 4 mths in Advance as Oct is a busy time. Well where do I start..... Mgr showed us to our room, down a hill with luggage at back, not a great start. Then TV didn't work so had to call Him. He showed up to notice we had...

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2Thank TorontoBertha
Staten Island, New York
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Pros: friendly manager; good location to travel to surrounding sights; clean; comfortable bed; balcony; refrigerator for keeping food; good working shower. Cons: Superior Queen Lakefront Room (#35) actually looked out on a dock full of boats, not the lake; the sliding glass door to the balcony had a broken lock, so was held shut by a piece of wood; not...

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Bayfield, Canada
Reviewed October 10, 2016

This is a basic "mom and pop" sort of motel. Nothing fancy – small bathrooms but clean and comfy beds. Parking seems to be an issue when they are full. Lovely lake views and a nice balcony overlooking the lake.

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Reviewed October 6, 2016

I do not feel that this room was worth the price. We got what we thought was a deal on one of the travel websites. It was a last minute trip and there was no time to research our options. The room was on the water with a nice view, but as we were staying only one night, we didn't...

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Reviewed September 3, 2016

We have passed this place many times & looked nice. When making reservations I booked a Deluxe Lakefront room. The room that we were given(57) was not lakefront and was actually like an underground side room. It was musty smelling and damp. The carpet by the door was constantly wet which I think was due to the moisture coming up...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • 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 Ave, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-2455
Location: United States > New York > Saranac Lake
Price Range: $108 - $263 (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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“Consider other options”
 of 5 bubbles Wanderlust13413, Dec 9, 2016 | Read review
“try for a Lake View”
 of 5 bubbles JoBeth13439, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
“Not #35 if you really want to see the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles 54RonC25, Oct 12, 2016 | Read review
“We were very unhappy with the expensive room with obscured view.”
 of 5 bubbles llcoppes44, Jul 27, 2016 | Read review
“Get a room at the Best Western!”
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