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The Balsam Motel & Cottages

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Traveller (30)
Pool & Beach (4)
Room & Suite (4)
Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“short walk”(7 reviews)
“public beach”(4 reviews)
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What's included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness centre
Business Centre
Golf Course
Balsam Motel is a family run motel. Whether you choose the privacy of our own cottage or one of our motel rooms, our Lake George Village location gives you easy access to shops and attractions. Our secluded wooded setting is the perfect place to unwind and have a barbeque. We strive to...
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Location and contact
430 Canada St, Lake George, NY 12845-1100
62.6 km to Rutland Airport
21 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Would not recommend this place to anyone . The owner is an angry , foul- mouthed man . He is the reason why 8 of us ( 4 couples ) will not return & definitely not recommend this place to anyone . There are too...More

Thank Maureen D
Response from Gary F, Owner at The Balsam Motel & CottagesResponded 3 days ago

We are sorry for your unfortunate visit with us. We strive hard to make sure our guests are comfortable and are having a relaxing and a great time. We were able to fix the damages without charging for our time, materials and loss of income...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking for a place that would have the feel of camping and that allowed dogs. The Balsam was a great place that met both of these requirements. The location was perfect. It's about 5 short blocks to the main shopping area but it's...More

1  Thank FinickyNewYorker
Response from Gary F, Owner at The Balsam Motel & CottagesResponded 3 days ago

We thank you for your comment! Your visit was wonderful and looking forward to your return.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming here last 6 years and enjoyed every year. George and Suzanne were great owners. Under new ownership and not disappointed!!! New Owners are Wonderful! Very attentive, social and real down to earth People. Really take attention to detail. Very Clean Rooms!...More

1  Thank irisheyes311
Response from Gary F, Owner at The Balsam Motel & CottagesResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your comment and looking forward to your return!

Reviewed August 4, 2017

We work looking for a quick getaway for a few nights and my wife found this hidden gem that really impressed us! They offer rustic but well-equipped log cabin style cottages (& hotel rooms) in a wooded setting that were immaculately clean, with comfortable beds,...More

1  Thank DomFromEGB
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

The Balsam Cottage is a wonderful get-away for a week's vacation at Lake George. The trees and flowers and overall privacy of the property are amazing. We picked the Balsam Motel & Cottages because they welcomed dogs and found-out that the property has no equal...More

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Balsam Motel is a family run motel. Whether you choose the privacy of our own cottage or one of our motel rooms, our Lake George Village location gives you easy access to shops and attractions. Our secluded wooded ...More setting is the perfect place to unwind and have a barbeque. We strive to offer you the best and friendliest accommodations. Less
Hotel Style
Best Value
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel Style
Best Value
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free Internet
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Best Value
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel Style
Best Value
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel Style
Best Value
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (30)
Pool & Beach (4)
Room & Suite (4)
Dining (1)
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"All cabins were nice but the lower ones (further from office) are farther from road. we'd choose either..."
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"ANY of their rooms are great."
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"stayed in the hotel nice and clean good sized"
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"All the rooms are great, but if you can, book cottage 2, just not during the weeks we want it :-)"
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