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Sara-Placid Motor Inn

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Milford, Connecticut
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132 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

For the past few years whenever we go to Saranac we stay here. It's clean, comfortable, convenient. The owners have always treated us well. The area has tons to offer, and for us it's more convenient than staying in Lake Placid. The fishing in Lake Flower is the best!

Thank huskiesfan2015
Utica, New York
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Thrilled to get a room 24 hours prior to our stay! In town for the Adirondack Rail Trail Explorer-- Room was clean and comfortable. Walking distance to dinner and breakfast-- Gazebo a nice treat as the sun set. As others have stated this is a no frills place, but you will be comfortable and happy at the Sara-Placid. Will definitely... More 

Thank Mom B
Swanton, Vermont
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4 reviews
Reviewed 27 August 2016

The price was good for a quick get away with no reservations. The Staff was wonderful and very helpful.The room was clean and spacious. The bed was comfortable and the the location was great.I would stay again.

Thank sunwood4
SaraPlacidMotorInn, Owner at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks you so much for staying with us at the Sara Placid Motor Inn a couple days ago. We appreciate your kind words, and we are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you stay with us again in the future. Thanks again. Steve and Linda Hilbert, Owners More 

Myrtle Beach, Sc
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33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We were in town for the Ironman race as our son was competing. We decided on the two bedroom apartment on the second floor in the back. It was a very quiet peaceful setting...even had deer in the back woods come walking out one morning. The apartment itself fit our needs. It was a reasonable price, and the three of... More 

Thank Myrtlj
Kingston, Canada
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30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Stayed here for four nights over the Lake Placid Ironman weekend in July. Pretty typical motel - furnishings and decor were dated, but the room had a/c, a bar fridge, microwave, a coffee maker, free wifi and free HBO (though we didn't touch the tv once) - everything we needed to keep us going when we weren't eating out or... More 

Thank Gary H
Averill Park, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This certainly is not a fancy place, but the room was clean, beds comfortable, free Wifi and HBO made it a nice, inexpensive place. I managed to get a room for around $110 a night, but based on the clerk's response at the front desk, I think this was an unusually low price.

Thank guilfordg
Rosendale, New York
1 review
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Spent three nights at this motel. This is no frills but met all my expectations, including my budget. The room was clean, the people were friendly & helpful, and I slept better than I usually do at home. I will plan to stay here again when I return.

Thank kwade1758
Calgary, Canada
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20 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We stayed two nights at Saranac Lake, and hiked Ampersand Mountain. The motel is very lovely, with a very 70's style, complete with the Vintage Chevrolet Bel-Air that one of the other guests had parked in front of their unit! We must have been the first customers of the season in our room, because it had a very strong smell... More 

Thank JacquesXP
Johns Creek, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Picture your grandparents' home with a jacuzzi and a view of the lake and you've got an idea of Room 12. The property is scrupulously clean, there is plenty of hot water and parking is right beside the rooms. Our room had a very comfortable bed with a large screen high definition tv with more channels than you could ever... More 

Thank MizCollins
SaraPlacidMotorInn, Owner at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of the Sara-Placid Jacuzzi Suite. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and for all your comments. Hope to see you again in the future. Steve & Linda More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 20 December 2015

I really liked the room. It was clean , the carpet was really clean , it had a runner on the carpet and TWO (2) Tiffany lamps ! Quite stunning and delightfully over the top .It was also a very large room , not the usual small room. I would definitely stay here again.

Thank Todd D
SaraPlacidMotorInn, Owner at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Todd for your nice review. Steve and Linda. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful lake/mountain setting. Motel rooms, kitchenettes, housekeeping apartments, suites with private bedrooms, Jacuzzi Suite, bed and breakfast type accommodations and three lakefront cottages. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sara-Placid Motor Inn

Address: 445 Lake Flower Avenue, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
Region: United States > New York > Saranac Lake
Price Range: $91 - $469 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 45
Also Known As:
Sara-Placid Motor Hotel Saranac Lake
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“This hotel accepts AAA.”
 of 5 bubbles 389tinab, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“HIgher floor would cause a problem with anyone with mobility problem.”
 of 5 bubbles Myrtlj, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Motel rooms are all essentially the same - same view, same parking, same ammenities”
 of 5 bubbles GaryH363, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Request a room away from the road if you need quiet. Location is good enough to walk into town!”
 of 5 bubbles kwade1758, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room as far from the road as possible. Although it was off-season, traffic was surprisingly heavy!”
 of 5 bubbles JacquesXP, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
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