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FR Smith & Sons Marina

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FR Smith & Sons is celebrating its' 96th year in business! We are the oldest marina on Lake George to be owned and operated by the same family. We offer boat rentals, canoe & kayak rentals, marine service, boat sales, water taxi, and we have a well...more
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36 Sagamore Rd, Bolton Landing, NY 12814-7734
+1 518-644-5181
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

FR Smith is the best boat rental place on Lake George! The prices are reasonable and the boats are new and nice! The workers are always friendly and welcoming! I ONLY RECOMMEND THIS BOAT RENTAL ON LAKE GEORGE!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Henry M
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I Captain Yachts and was very impressed with the service and quality of boats offered by FR Smith and staff member CAROLINE I would definitely recommend checking out this Marina and have a great experience on Lake George 🚤😎

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank captgspot
Reviewed 5 August 2018

I have rented a boat from FR Smith for a couple of years and each time is enjoyable as the last. The staff is so friendly and helpful. We camp on the Glen Islands and the location of the marina is ideal for transporting back...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Bill N
Reviewed 15 July 2018

I can't say enough wonderful things about our experience with Smith & Sons. There hasn't been a single year in my 27 trips around the sun that I've missed a visit to Lake George, but somehow, this was the first summer I've been able to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Natalie R
GracieLouNY, Owner at FR Smith & Sons Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you so much! We love to have generations come back to us! We really try hard to keep our boats as new as possible. We look forward to seeing you again next year! Or maybe even later this summer!

Reviewed 27 June 2018

My Wife and I would just like to say what a wonderful experience it was to take one of their 90hp boats out on a Friday morning on Lake George for 2 hours from these friendly and professional folk. Even though the name is FR...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank 6Golf
GracieLouNY, Owner at FR Smith & Sons Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

You are so kind! Thank you for the wonderful review - we are so happy that your day on the lake was so enjoyable!

Reviewed 18 September 2017

Best rental on LG! As first time renters the process was quick and through. Our safety and satisfaction was their main concern and we had an amazing boat for the day! Thanks to the wonderful rental staff including Nick and the lovely woman behind the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
5  Thank Nicole M
GracieLouNY, Owner at FR Smith & Sons Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you so much. So glad you had a wonderful day!

Reviewed 5 September 2017

We have had our boats serviced by Smith's for over 50 yrs--they are friendly and knowledgeable in their field of boating--our personal experience with staff members Scott and Scooter has been rewarding.

Date of experience: September 2017
5  Thank 04doctored14
GracieLouNY, Owner at FR Smith & Sons Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you!

Reviewed 4 September 2017

We rented a 19' runabout for the 2nd year in a row and had a great time on Lake George. First, their boats are top notch. They are al on the newer side, and are very clean and well maintained. They have a variety to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank TammyKay
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We had a wonderful experience renting our boat from here this year. Nice employees, and we had a great boat for the week which we enjoyed for tubing, and skiing. Will definitely rent from here in the future.

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank Cmo1213
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped here several times over our week on the islands to get gas, ice cream, firewood, etc but when my jet ski was miss behaving they were most than kind and as possibly helpful. Two mechanics promptly came out to talk. They called other local...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank philipu2015
GracieLouNY, Owner at FR Smith & Sons Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thanks for the great review! And thanks for visiting our store all week - we really appreciate it!

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