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Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel

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London, England, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the most expensive hotel we stayed at on our road trip through NY state, and by far the worst. We stayed in room 36, right on the lake. Positives - lakeside location and lake view. Negatives - being charged for our room immediately on arrival with an added resort fee which hadn't been mentioned at the time of... More 

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Vincentown, New Jersey
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39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great old school motel right on the lake with a gorgeous mountain view. Our room was small but clean and the bed was very comfortable. The windows were new and the bathroom was recently tiled. (Hope the navy blue carpet is next!) We dumped our bags, strapped on life vests and immediately pushed their canoe into the lake. Had a... More 

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Richfield Springs, New York
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78 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We really didn't spend that much time in our room - we were out adventuring but this place was perfect. There's no fridge but we had a cooler (of course!) If you can get a room ON the lake it's beautiful. We could see it from our porch and were happy with that but I'd vote lakeside if it's available.... More 

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toronto
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31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Pics and reviews looked good so booked a deluxe room overlooking lake 4 mths in Advance as Oct is a busy time. Well where do I start..... Mgr showed us to our room, down a hill with luggage at back, not a great start. Then TV didn't work so had to call Him. He showed up to notice we had... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Pros: friendly manager; good location to travel to surrounding sights; clean; comfortable bed; balcony; refrigerator for keeping food; good working shower. Cons: Superior Queen Lakefront Room (#35) actually looked out on a dock full of boats, not the lake; the sliding glass door to the balcony had a broken lock, so was held shut by a piece of wood; not... More 

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Bayfield, Canada
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is a basic "mom and pop" sort of motel. Nothing fancy – small bathrooms but clean and comfy beds. Parking seems to be an issue when they are full. Lovely lake views and a nice balcony overlooking the lake.

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4 reviews
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I do not feel that this room was worth the price. We got what we thought was a deal on one of the travel websites. It was a last minute trip and there was no time to research our options. The room was on the water with a nice view, but as we were staying only one night, we didn't... More 

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Thank Joan N
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We have passed this place many times & looked nice. When making reservations I booked a Deluxe Lakefront room. The room that we were given(57) was not lakefront and was actually like an underground side room. It was musty smelling and damp. The carpet by the door was constantly wet which I think was due to the moisture coming up... More 

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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Basic accommodations. Right on water and right on main road. Room includes free use of canoes, paddle board, etc. No breakfast or other food on site but it's close to everything. Parking lot is small and ran out of spaces at night.

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Our rather expensive room was quite nice and had a nice balcony overlooking the lake. We stayed for three nights and each night were plagued by an intermittent noise that sounded like a plumbing issue. The next day I spoke to House keeping and asked them if they had any idea what the issue might be all i received was... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful Adirondack Waterfront Saranac Lake's only GREEN lodging property- Offering waterfront accommodations on Lake Flower In Saranac Lake with access to over 30 miles of Adirondack waterways, including Upper, Middle, and Lower Saranac Lakes. Walk to shopping, dining, galleries, and enjoy our events; including the entertainment in neighboring Lake Placid NY. Only 20 minutes to Whiteface Mountain, where you'll find year round activities! Stay GREEN in the Adirondacks - Rated a Platinum Property by Audubon International's Eco Lodging Program - the highest designation possible, 1 of only 8 in North America. Saranac Lake Inn is committed to a new vision, fresh eco-conscious perspective, attention to detail and style, and a welcoming environment for our guest's from our family owned and operated lodge. Our rooms have been remodeled, redressed, and recycled with the environment in mind! The Adirondacks Recreation Resort Our focus is all about our guest's experience and making Adirondack recreation accessible. We provide a large variety of amenities and perks to help complete your trip; to make it easy for you to try a new activity while on vacation. Kayaks, bicycles, canoes, tennis, snowshoes and ice skating complementary with your stay- Just to name a few! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel

Address: 488 Lake Flower Ave, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-2455
Region: United States > New York > Saranac Lake
Price Range: $159 - $383 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn and Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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“try for a Lake View”
 of 5 bubbles JoBeth13439, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not #35 if you really want to see the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles 54RonC25, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were very unhappy with the expensive room with obscured view.”
 of 5 bubbles llcoppes44, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get a room at the Best Western!”
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“upper rooms had a nice view”
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