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The Balsam Motel & Cottages

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Harrisville, Rhode Island
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

This place is so nice! It was very clean and the owners were super friendly! And even though it is right on the main stretch and within walking distance to all the main attractions, it was tucked away and very quiet and peaceful. We can't wait to visit here again!

Thank kgautreau11
New City, New York
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Was here for one night before heading to Indian Lake for Business. The motel was well priced and clean exactly what I was looking for. There is only one really small public park/beach at the bottom of the road so if your looking to lounge by the water this isn't the best place. But if your looking for a place...

Thank kpz4
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

We love the cottages here! Cute Adirondack style! Excellent owners, well maintained! This hotel caters to families and adults, not a young party people. The cottages offer a deck with a table/umbrella to hang out and relax. The owners welcomed our dogs, which most places in Lake George do not do!!!

2Thank lyndallou
Brattleboro, Vermont
Reviewed 4 July 2015

this is one great place,close to town ,close to everything.this is a great resort,feels very much like home.the rooms are clean and cozy.the owners really go out of their way to make you feel at home..this is a small quite place you will enjoy

Thank tim b
New Jersey
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Very friendly couple George and Suzanne. Place is clean and walking distance to the village and beach. Quiet and plenty of trees that you feel you're in a camping ground. Highly recommended for family with pets. Stayed for two nights and enjoyed it.

1Thank andoy69
Guilford, CT
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for one night with our two labs and were extremely pleased with the hotel. Don't make the mistake we did, book more than one night! We had cabin 11 which is closer to the water. The cabins are spacious enough for plenty of room for two large dog beds. Our neighboring guests also had dogs, so we...

5Thank JMoffat03
Bronx, New York
Reviewed 26 June 2015

We loved this place!, so friendly the owners Suzanne and George were so warming The Balsam is located within walking distance to the town..We stayed in one of their cabins and took both our fur babies, Super clean & very affordable they are family and pet friendly. Their cabins are so adorable and make you feel as though you are...

1Thank Daydee
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

My family and i have been coming to lake george for yrs. We didn't want to leave our elderly dog at home so we booked at the Balsam. Rooms were extremely clean and the beds were not saggy. The owners were very helpful and very nice. I would recommend the balsam to anyone

2Thank Maceyma
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Watch out for these folks! Deceptively charming when you talk to them on the phone, they are downright NASTY if you try to change your reservation even if you do so THREE months ahead of a busy week, in which I know every single motel on the strip is sold out. (And in fact, they posted a "no vacancy" sign...

3Thank JD S
Hillsborough, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Just returned from a weekend getaway which was great. Establishment was immaculate, pet friendly and the proprietors were inviting, accommodating, professional and down to earth. 1/4 of a block from the Lake and walking distance to town.

1Thank Jackie P

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 offer you the best and friendliest accommodations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Balsam Motel & Cottages

Address: 430 Canada Street, Lake George, NY 12845
Region: United States > New York > Lake George
Price Range: $77 - $241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
The Balsam Motel And Cottages
The Balsam Motel & Cottages Hotel Lake George
Balsam Hotel Lake George
The Balsam Hotel
Hotel Style:
#22 Family Hotel in Lake George
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“ANY of their rooms are great.”
172barbied, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“stayed in the hotel nice and clean good sized”
timb660, 4 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are great, but if you can, book cottage 2, just not during the weeks we want it :-)”
RickSlansky, 12 Aug 2014 | Read review
“cabins are sweet !”
lilacmoon, 9 Aug 2014 | Read review
“they supply charcoal grilles, a beautiful pool, are dog owners themselves. try this place, don't leave your dog at home.”
doverplains, 3 Aug 2013 | Read review
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