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The Balsam Motel & Cottages

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Overview
430 Canada St, Lake George, NY 12845-1100 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

I've stayed in this sweet little motel a few times. The owners are very kind & friendly. They take pride in their accommodations and they offer clean, comfortable & affordable rooms. LG tends to be very touristy and pricey for a family vacation, and The...More

Thank JuniperJenny4
Response from Gary F, Owner at The Balsam Motel & CottagesResponded August 17, 2018

Thank you for your review. We appreciate constructive criticism. We will be checking out the air conditioners. And I will look into children stations. We hope that you will think of us again on your next vacation!

Reviewed July 13, 2018 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 July 14, 2018

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 July 5, 2018

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 July 14, 2018

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

Reviewed July 1, 2018

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 July 14, 2018

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
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About
Description
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 Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free Internet
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
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
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$57 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Balsam Motel & Cottages Hotel Lake George
,
The Balsam Motel And Cottages
,
Balsam Hotel Lake George
,
The Balsam Hotel
Location
United States > New York > Lake George
Hotel Style
Best Value
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$57 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Balsam Motel & Cottages Hotel Lake George
,
The Balsam Motel And Cottages
,
Balsam Hotel Lake George
,
The Balsam Hotel
Location
United States > New York > Lake George
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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..."
DomFromEGB
Aug. 4, 2017
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"ANY of their rooms are great."
172barbied
May 13, 2017
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"stayed in the hotel nice and clean good sized"
timb660
Jul. 4, 2015
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"All the rooms are great, but if you can, book cottage 2, just not during the weeks we want it :-)"
RickSlansky
Aug. 12, 2014
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