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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our first trip to Friends Lake, and it was fantastic. From the moment we arrived to the minute before we left. The staff was friendly, accommodating, helpful, and superbly creative. We were their for a friends wedding, and the way they handled everything was on point. The room was superb, exquisite, we were able to relax and enjoy...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was amazing. The facility has unique rooms that are clean, comfortable and charming. The staff is upbeat, informative and accommodating. The grounds are nicely maintained with a nice trail system behind the inn. They offer kayaks on the lake as well. I would certainly stay here again. The food and wine list was first rate.

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tammy f, Owner at Friends Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We look forward to your next visit.

Cary, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

I reserved a room at the Inn on Tuesday afternoon, and called to inquire about handicap access. I left a message with 2 telephone numbers, both having voice mail. I did not receive a return call. On Weds I called and finally a person identifying themselves as the inn keeper spoke with me. Based on the lack of handicap access,...

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tammy f, Owner at Friends Lake Inn, responded to this review

Mr. Loewy - We are sorry that you found your experience unsatisfactory. As indicated by the reviews our staff is friendly, accommodating and go out of their way to help our guests. Our Innkeeper did the same with you. You called us two days before your arrival to cancel, because your plans had changed. You were aggressive, belligerent and threatening...

Rockaway Park, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I traveled to Friends Lake Inn for my son and daughter-in-law's wedding. The Inn is gorgeous - so rustic and quaint. The room was clean and I loved the wooden decor. Food was delicious (we had filet mignon) and the pumpkin bisque was the best I have ever had. The staff was wonderful and so accommodating. I...

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tammy f, Owner at Friends Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Your family had a lovely wedding. We hope you can visit us again!

New York City
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fantastic experience at Friends Lake Inn! We were married last weekend at Friends Lake Inn and our time there was excellent in every way. The staff were attentive, thoughtful, and courteous. The restaurant was simply superb. We wanted to take the chef home with us. Breakfast and dinner were the best that we have had at a hotel/bed...

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tammy f, Owner at Friends Lake Inn, responded to this review

Congratulations! We look forward to your return visit.

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We could not have made a better choice to celebrate our marriage! Every detail of our special day was taken care of ...totally stress free day for both of us... our room was stunning...Hospitality, meals, spirits, and all accommodations were exceptional! Cannot wait to return...

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tammy f, Owner at Friends Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Laura! We wish you many happy years together.

South Glens Falls, New York
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

If you can save a few extra $, go and have the best meal you could ever have. A little pricey, but well worth it. Not skimpy on portions. Probably one of the best chef owned restaurants I have been to.

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tammy f, Owner at Friends Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you! The Chef is amazing.

Suburb of NYC, NY
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We went to visit friends who have a house in Chestertown for a long (3-night), end-of-September weekend. We chose to stay at Friends Lake Inn based entirely on their website and online reviews. We're glad we did. Our room was Adirondacky (if there is such a word, or even if there isn't). Paneled walls. King-size bed. Nothing cheap or chintzy...

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tammy f, Owner at Friends Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! It was a pleasure to met you and your wife. Happy travels.

Augusta, GA
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We reserved one of the higher dollar rooms, and it was nice, but for what we got and for where it is, it's a little overpriced. We had the Braintrust room, and it had a king bed, a steam shower, a wine fridge and a screened in porch. Our breakfast was included, and the two we had were absolutely fabulous....

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tammy f, Owner at Friends Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting!

Reviewed 10 September 2016

My wife and I wanted to attend the annual classic car show in Lake George at the last minute for usually all the hotels and motels in the area are booked way in advance. My wife found this place, it's located about 20 minutes or so from Lake George. We are so happy we came across this beautiful place! It's...

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tammy f, General Manager at Friends Lake Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We look forward to your return visit.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Friends Lake Inn, a member of Select Registry. Is a luxury Adirondack hotel offering romantic lodging and two on-site dining options; our fine dining restaurant and welcoming taproom featuring regional beers. Guests are treated to a full made-to-order breakfast each morning. Property amenities include access to Friends Lake and complimentary kayaks, a heated swimming pool, sauna, miles of hiking trails, and on-site cross country ski and snowshoe rentals. The perfect "all inclusive" getaway in the Southern Adirondacks Mountains! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Friends Lake Inn

Address: 963 Friends Lake Rd., Chestertown, NY 12817
Region: United States > New York > Chestertown
Price Range: $248 - $439 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Friends Lake Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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“The Luxury rooms are great.”
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“All rooms are rustic - make sure you get a TV - that was the only thing I would get next time.”
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“THe River Rock Room with porch”
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“Upgrade to the Great Room!”
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