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Placid Bay Inn

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

This was an excellent place to stay while visiting Lake Placid. Room was clean and comfortable. It has an outdoor pool that overlooks the lake and mountains. It was within walking distance of Main Street where all the shops and food are. McDonald's across the street made it easy to get my morning coffee. The free canoes were a nice...

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sunintree, Manager at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive 5/5 review! It is wonderful to hear that you had had such a relaxing stay! The Adirondack chairs by the lake are a fabulous way to spend the evening. The view is spectacular! I'm glad to hear that you were able to take the time to enjoy the canoes. Please come visit us again if...

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

What a great stay! The room was VERY VERY clean, the staff was incredibly helpful and friendly, the view was lovely out the back window where the canoes and adk chairs are. (or is that front if you are looking out to the waterfront?) The pool was very nice for a cool off after a day of walking/hiking. The bedding...

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sunintree, Manager at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent review of the Placid Bay Inn. Our housekeeping does a fantastic job of cleaning our rooms. We are small family run business which has been in operation for 35 years. This allows us to be meticulous in our attention to detail. We were all heartened by your comment that you " felt like you were...

Peterborough
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Lovely spot which is actually on Lake Placid not Mirror Lake. We had a bedroom with a kitchenette that had a view on the lake. Nice spot to unwind after a day of climbing and hiking. The waterfront has a few chairs to sit and enjoy the Lake/Mountainview, and feed the friendly ducks. There is a nice pool if weather...

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sunintree, Manager at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review. We are so glad after your hiking and climbing in the Adirondack Mountains you were able to relax and enjoy the comforts of the Placid Bay Inn. Nothing says relaxing like an Adirondack Chair on the shores of Lake Placid ! Perhaps the next time you visit you could take advantage of our free...

Connecticut
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We rented the Mallard Cottage in August for a week. The cottage was beautiful and clean and the view from the back was absolutely gorgeous. The Dramm family could not have been more attentive to our needs. Getting to know them was an added bonus to our stay. We will definitely stay here again if we travel to the Lake...

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sunintree, Manager at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and glowing review of the Placid Bay Inn. The family helped build the Mallard Cottage, so we are especially proud of it!. It is one of our premier rental accommodations. The view from the deck or upstairs lake side bedroom is breathtaking. Your kind words towards our family have been taken to heart. We would...

Wethersfield, Connecticut
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

My husband and I saw the Placid Bay Inn as we drove to our hotel and were intrigued. We ended up booking a room for the following week. It was one of the best last minute decisions we made! The facility is clean but very well decorated and very nicely maintained. The beds were comfortable, the AC effective, the view...

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sunintree, Manager at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. I'm so glad you decided to stop by and pay us a visit. It was a true pleasure having you and your family stay with us at the Placid Bay Inn. As a level 4 contributor to Trip Advisor, your review and comments are high praise! We hope to see you again next year...

Bristol, Rhode Island
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Our stay in August was fabulous! We enjoyed the lake front view. My husband and son enjoyed being able to canoe on the lake. Being able to sit near the lake at night was a plus too. The rooms are clean and spacious. Would stay here again.

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sunintree, Manager at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5/5 "fabulous" review ! I'm so glad your family enjoyed the canoes. Relaxing on the shores of Lake Placid in an Adirondack Chair does have a calming effect on the body and mind. We welcome your return with the promise of a smile !

Perryville
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We rented the queen plus double bedroom with a lovely view of the lake. We loved the large size of the room since there were 3 of us and we weren't stepping all over each other. The room was very clean and had a kitchenette where we were able to keep drinks and snacks for my daughter's daily lacrosse games....

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sunintree, Manager at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the 5/5 review and your lovely, kind words. Our entire staff does their best to provide each and every guest with a welcoming atmosphere. We are passionate about our work, and we like to share that joy with our guests. Whether it is recommending a restaurant or a hiking route, our staff truly enjoys sharing...

NJ
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Placid Bay inn Monday through Thursday 8/3-8/6. Our room was extremely clean and the bed was comfortable. The bathroom was a nice size and also very clean which is very important to me when I travel! Our room had a beautiful view of the bay and whiteface mountain. It was very tranquil and relaxing! My only...

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sunintree, Manager at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and your visit to Lake Placid. The views from the back of our property are truly beautiful! I hope you had a chance to relax and enjoy the amazing lake scenes from the comfort of our Adirondack chairs. Our location has both the convenience of...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Free canoeing and pool, great views, convenient location. The Adirondack chairs on the lake were a perfect place to relax after a long day. Excellent bang for the buck! Thanks for the wonderful service.

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sunintree, Manager at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this review

Dear Susan, Thank you for your positive review. We are glad to read you had a relaxing and enjoyable time at our property. We look forward to having you back as our repeat guest in the future.

Reviewed 26 July 2015

Placid Bay Inn, in general was a good stay. The place is clean, the beds are comfortable and there is plenty of space. The grounds are amazing with free canoe rental for the guest of the inn. We found this to be a quiet property without a lot of noise from guests, which is a plus. Even with it being...

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sunintree, Manager at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this review

Dear Vacation Visit, Thank you for your positive review of our property. Your feed back is very important to our business. We do our utmost to provide our guests with a memorable, positive experience at the Placid Bay Inn. Three out of five (3/5) is good, but we strive for excellence. If there is something we could have done to...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Adirondack ambiance surrounds you in our picturesque Inn located right on Placid Lake with magnificent views of Whiteface Mt. Relax in a comfortably appointed room, suite or cottage. We have updated & remodeled our accommodations including: upscale towels, bedding, and bathrooms, many with deep soaking tubs. Our Inn offers free Wi-Fi, canoes, outdoor pool, and Adirondack chairs for lounging by the Lake. Enjoy a leisurely stroll to downtown shops & restaurants. Visit our web site for details on our numerous year-round packages and online reservations.Please Note: We are a small hotel not a B&B. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Placid Bay Inn

Address: 2187 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1182
Region: United States > New York > Lake Placid
Price Range: €110 - €235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Placid Bay Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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