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“Perfect vacation”
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Adirondack Motel
Ranked #2 of 9 Hotels in Saranac Lake
Certificate of Excellence
Penfield, New York
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Perfect vacation”
Reviewed August 18, 2012

First time to the Adirondacks and we stayed here based on a recommendation from someone who lives in the area. We stayed in the upper half of "the cottages" for 6 nights. Two adults and two teenagers.

The vacation was just what we wanted. The cottage had everything we needed to be comfortable. I was able to dock my boat at no addition cost and Fred (owner) was helpful with tips on fishing and navigating the surrounding waters. The place in very clean and any questions or problems are quickly addressed. The no-cost use of kayaks, paddle boats, and canoes is also a nice bonus.

Proof of satisfaction.... We are trying to schedule our visit next summer.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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1 Thank daopenfield
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muellercapital, Owner at Adirondack Motel, responded to this review, September 1, 2012
Thank you for choosing us to headquarter your Adirondack vacation; and we really appreciate the positive feedback.
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Reviewed July 27, 2012

Just got back from staying in this hotel, such nice owners, AWESOME location, clean rooms, friendly staff, just all around a great place to stay. They offer canoes and kayaks to guests to use right on the lake in front of the motel...I would definitely come back again! The Keurig machine for morning coffee and homemade muffins were a great addition.

Room Tip: Any room is great, the rooms at the end of the hotel (suits) have a lake view.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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muellercapital, Owner at Adirondack Motel, responded to this review, July 29, 2012
It makes us so happy to see families having a great time together. Thank you for your kind review.
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michigan
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2012

Clean, comfortable, charming and centrally located motel. We absolutely loved it-- nice firm mattress, spic and spam room, with updated bathroom and tv. The property is well kept and the canoes, kayak and paddle boat on Lake Flower was so enjoyable as was the little beach. We especially appreciated having our dog stay and the fact that there was no sign of dog mess or smell anywhere. The hosts are fantastic, friendly without being intrusive and they had helpful perfect suggestions for the area. Such a relaxing lovely getaway...even just for a night it felt like a vacation. We will definitely be back.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Thank mtkMichigan
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muellercapital, Owner at Adirondack Motel, responded to this review, July 29, 2012
Your comments are greatly appreciated and we are happy you enjoyed your visit.
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Henniker, New Hampshire
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 9, 2012

This was our second stay at the Adirondack Motel. As with our first stay, we had a spotless rooms, found Fred and Sue to be terrific hosts and the spot on the lake is a huge plus! The coffee and warm, fresh muffins are a wonderful touch - the raspberry/chocolate chip is a favorite. We also appreciate that they are dog friendly and we enjoyed meeting Jack and Daisey. Fred and Sue are very knowledgeable about the community and were helpful in making recommendations. Would highly recommend the Adirondack Motel to all - we plan to return.

Room Tip: Motels rooms are nice appointed. If you cans, stay in one of the end suites as you get to be right...
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank chris1327
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muellercapital, Owner at Adirondack Motel, responded to this review, July 29, 2012
We are so glad that you found everything to your satisfaction and thank you for your kind review.
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Manchester
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed June 22, 2012

The price, good condition and clean, comfortable room make this a good place to stay. Even more is the Lakeside location, which offered a great place to sit and have an afternoon cocktail! The owners were welcoming and helpful in suggesting restaurants. All in, this is a keeper.

Stayed June 2012, traveled solo
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5 Thank TLM1940
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, Owner at Adirondack Motel, responded to this review, June 23, 2012
Loved your Ducati. Glat you liked it here and the review.
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 20, 2012

We really enjoyed our stay at the Adirondack Motel. Our hosts, Fred and Susan, were very friendly, as were their dogs, Jack and Daisy. Fred and Susan provided us with very helpful information about hiking and restaurants in the area. We stayed in one of the boathouse efficiencies, which was clean and spacious. The complementary coffee and muffins in the morning were nice touches, as were the free kayak, canoe and paddleboat rentals, although we didn't get a chance to use them this time. But we will be back to the Adirondack Motel sometime soon!

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Alison L
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, Owner at Adirondack Motel, responded to this review, June 23, 2012
We are delighted you enjoyed your Adirondack Motel visit, and thank you for all your kind comments.
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MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed June 17, 2012

Beautiful surroundings, spotless and cozy room, friendly staff and conveniently located, what more could you ask for?

Room Tip: Being right on the lake, the 2 end units are the most picturesque.
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  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with family
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Thank MamaMo2
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muellercapital, Owner at Adirondack Motel, responded to this review, June 18, 2012
We are happy you enjoyed your stay and thank you for the review!
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Property: Adirondack Motel
Address: 248 Lake Flower Ave, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-2460
Location: United States > New York > Saranac Lake
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 9 Hotels in Saranac Lake
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At the center of everything Adirondack. Fish, ski, hike, paddle, swim or just relax. At the edge of Saranac Lake and only 7 miles from Lake Placid. Motel rooms, lakefront Boathouse efficiencies and large Cottage suites. Motor boat rentals available. Free moorage for your boat. ... more   less 
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