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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2015

On the shore of Lake Saranac, this is a very luxurious and peaceful place to stay. The food was high quality, and the service was perfect. Nothing is too much trouble. Lunch can be wherever you want it - a picnic on a small island, on the deck, in your room..... Breakfast is when and where you want it. Black...

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Cameron K, General Manager at The Point, responded to this review

Dear Julie F, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on us. You have done such an incredible job or portraying what strive to accomplish. We are so happy we were able to do so for you. We hope that we have the opportunity to see you again. Sincerely, Cameron and The Point Staff

Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 19 September 2015

We were picked up from the airport in a car which was not vacuum cleaned for a long time. That might sound like a small thing, but it is symbolic for the rest of our experience. Just not good enough anymore, except the bill. Running a place like this is like being married to a Harvard educated supermodel. It's high...

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Cameron K, General Manager at The Point, responded to this review

Dear Guillen, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry that we did not meet your expectations. We want you to know that we don't take any feedback as a "small thing" and that everything is taken very seriously. We have struggled to secure new vehicles but are happy to inform you that we have...

Newton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 15 September 2015

From the minute you arrive until the minute you sadly have to leave The Point, you are treated as if your person needs and desires are the only thing that matter. The staff and service here are incomparable to most any place else you will ever stay. The setting is glorious, with great views of the lake and woods, and...

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Cameron K, General Manager at The Point, responded to this review

Dear ellen00007, Thank you so much for your review. It is so thorough and paints such a great picture. We couldn't have done it better ourselves! We are so glad that you all enjoyed yourselves and we hope that we will see you again. Sincerely, Cameron and The Point Staff

Boston
Reviewed 24 August 2015

I have written about The Point previously but wanted to validate another fantastic time here. We celebrated our 20th anniversary at The Point this past week. GM Cameron Karger and team outdid themselves again and again and again. We will be back again and again and again.

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Cameron K, General Manager at The Point, responded to this review

Dear Airedales2, We love you guys! We are so grateful for you and all the wonderful things you have to say about us. As always, we will miss you until your return. Sincerely, Cameron and The Point Staff

New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 August 2015

The Point exceeds perfection. From the moment you arrive be prepared to indulge. The grounds and accommodations are very charming and comfy. Besides all the dead animals on the walls. I'm a city girl and that took me a bit to get used to and settle into this mountainous element. It's a 5 star sleep away camp for adults. The...

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Cameron K, General Manager at The Point, responded to this review

Dear Dushi110, Thank you for such a beautiful review. We are so blessed to have such amazing guests as yourselves who take the time to write such wonderful reviews about us. It means the world to us. We are so glad you enjoyed your Chef's Table. We can't wait to see you again. Sincerely, Cameron and The Point Staff

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2015

That is the name on one of their boats. And the essence of their philosophy. They have gotten the point and do everything right. From the warmest and crunchiest breakfast croissant to a lit fireplace and hot tea in the cabin to greet you after your hike.And every single person will do their outmost to keep you happy. Oh how...

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Cameron K, General Manager at The Point, responded to this review

Dear Szerzek, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and we hope that we will get the opportunity to see you again. Sincerely, Cameron and The Point Staff

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Reviewed 18 July 2015

My review is long overdue but I tell so many people about this place that I felt I should add it to TripAdvisor. We visited The Point in October 2014 - and it was simply amazing - every single aspect of the visit was pure perfection! I am an Adirondack resident and absolutely loved the décor, the setting, the boats,...

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Cameron K, General Manager at The Point, responded to this review

Dear GracieLouNY, Thank you for your review. We are always so flattered that our guests take valuable time out of their days to write such great reviews. It is all the more flattering that you still thought of us so long after your stay. Thank you and we can't wait to see you again. Sincerely, Cameron and The Point Staff

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 7 July 2015

We spent two nights at the Point for our honeymoon. It really was the perfect blend of serenity and pampering. Romantic in all the details, but with just the right amount of social interaction. The opportunity to re-live the Adirondack Great Camp era was really unique and fun. The staff was exceptional and made my new wife and I feel...

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Cameron K, General Manager at The Point, responded to this review

Dear Pork11, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review which is so helpful for other potential guests and for us as well. Congratulations again and we are so honored that you chose us for such an amazing celebration. If you wouldn't mind, could you please reach out to me in regards to the issues you...

Annapolis, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 3 June 2015

My husband surprised me with an Anniversary and Bday visit to The Point ... A dream trip I had wanted to make since I saw a PBS special many years ago about the Great Camps of the Adirondacks . From our first passage thru the bentwood gates and wonderful welcome by Dan and Skylar we knew we had arrived at...

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Cameron K, General Manager at The Point, responded to this review

Dear Tybeerae, Oh my gosh! What an amazing review. I don't know how to thank you enough. These types of reviews mean so much to us and drive us to keep improving and trying to give everyone a perfect trip. We enjoyed having you so much and can't wait for you to come back. Thank you so much for your...

New York City
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Just went for our second trip. This visit was superb and better than the first. The weather was great which made the stay as we had just an increased # of activities to choose from. I do wish they would add Wifi to the rooms at least. I know they want you not to work but I ended up walking...

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Cameron K, General Manager at The Point, responded to this review

Dear rdkflk, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We very much appreciate the feedback and enjoy hearing what we can do to improve. The Wifi is an ongoing discussion that we decided to try and accommodate both sides by putting strong wireless in the front office as a compromise. I apologize that this was not communicated...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Point is a world apart. A Private, adult only, Adirondack estate on the edge of a shining mountain lake. A Great Camp of the Great North Woods, built by William Avery Rockefeller a century ago as his family’s private home. Today The Point is a resort like no other, a magnificent log retreat full of priceless art and fine antiques, where guests gather as the high society of the Gilded Ages once did at vibrant house parties deep in the forest. As a guest of The Point, the secluded, 75-acre property is yours, the days unfold at your leisure, and the staff anticipates your every need. Each meal is an event, each day an adventure, each night a celebration. It is simple, splendid, authentic. It is a perfect place. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Point

Address: PO Box 1327, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-7327
Region: United States > New York > Saranac Lake
Price Range: $2,771 - $3,771 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
The Point Hotel Saranac Lake
Point Saranac Lake
Point Hotel Saranac Lake
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