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The Whiteface Lodge
Ranked #2 of 32 Hotels in Lake Placid
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 30 November 2017

We had a three night stay in mid October that exceeded our expectations. We've been to Lake Placid several times, this was our first stay at the Whiteface Lodge. Our suite was perfect and every room looked out on to Whiteface Mountain. Hey, I can see Whiteface Mountain from my walk in shower (with the bathroom door open!) Rooms and common areas are beautifully decorated, and everything was clean. We ate breakfast each morning at the buffet in Kanu, had dinner one night in Kanu, and another night in the Kanu Lounge. The food was good at each. I do have to say that our server in the restauarant and another staff person at breakfast were not up to the friendly and professional standards that *every* other staff member we encountered exemplified. Minor, yet worth mentioning because they definitely didn't fit the norm. Our server in the Lounge, Sable (pretty sure that's correct!) was absolutely outstanding! My husband and I each had spa services, at different times on different days. I had a glitch with my spa reservation, but it was quickly resolved by Jodi, one of the hotel managers, and Mark, the spa manager, so many thanks to them! All of our treatments were very enjoyable.
The pool and hot tubs were immaculate and it was fun to sit in the hot tub with snowflakes landing on my head!
We have all intentions of a return visit within the next year. Obviously, we love this place!

Room Tip: The views of Whiteface are just spectacular, especially on a frosty fall morning.
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  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We spent thanksgiving at the Whiteface Lodge. The rooms and very large and nice. They even leave you a “late night snack” if you arrive late which is a nice touch. There are lots of activities at the hotel - movies, game room, etc. Lake Placid is a nice place to visit for a long weekend even if you do not ski.

I️ have to comment about one thing that we really didn’t like. Our package came w breakfast. The buffet was not terrible but we opted to order off the menu. After waiting an extremely long to be served (well after the buffet ended) we were definitely served items from the buffet (mangled bacon, cold potatoes). It was absolutely disgusting. Such a shame being that the property was very nice. We decided to pay for breakfast off site after that. We did mention it to the property but did not get a response.

Stayed: November 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

November (2017) was our 3rd trip to Whiteface. We are always treated well by the everyone there and the resort itself is top notch. We purposely go during the slow season in order to relax, and it really is like a private vacation. Our 4th trip is already booked for January (2018.) This time we are bringing kids to ski at the mountain but I think they will love the game room and the theatre at the hotel. Fantastic place.

  • Stayed: November 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

My Wife and I stayed at the Whiteface Lodge between November 5th - November 7th. We arrived around 3:30 even though Check-In is at 4:00, and we were allowed to check in and get to our room. You are required to use your room key card to use the elevator, which on the first try did not work. That problem was quickly solved by reissuing us two new key cards.
Inside the room was Spectacular. There was a kitchenette, which had a refrigerator/freezer, Dishwasher, Stove and Oven, Microwave, Plates Glasses and Utensils, and a sink with a water filter on the faucet.
In the Bathroom the floors were heated. The bathtub was a Jacuzzi Tub. The bathroom itself was a little cramped.
The Main room was Large. There was an island and a small dinning table. A desk, Phone and notepad. There was a loveseat across from a gas fireplace with the Television above it. The bed was comfortable for being in a hotel. There were two bay windows one at the end of the bed and one on the side of the bed.
In the main hotel building were all of the amenities. Which you could walk across the courtyard or take an underground walkway. There was the Spa, Movie Theater, Game Room, Mini-shop, Fitness Room and all of the dining rooms. The Theater played three movies a day the first one starting at 3:00, The second at 6:00 and the third one at 9:00. There was also popcorn for the guests to take. The Game Room had an assortment of tabletop games including air hockey and pool. There was also a bowling alley that was closed for maintenance.
The Lounge and Dining Rooms were very Adirondack Themed. Although the complimentary breakfast was disappointing, the drinks we had in the lounge were good. The breakfast was a buffet and the food was cold.
The Staff was very helpful and friendly.

Room Tip: The building with the suites is quiet and was practically unoccupied. It also has the indoor and out...
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  • Stayed: November 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

First time stay, will definitely return! Amazing resort in a wonderful Adirondack setting. Staff was extremely accommodating, and friendly. The atmosphere was relaxing and beautiful, a true asset to Lake Placid. This is a must see resort!

  • Stayed: November 2017, travelled as a couple
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Address: 7 Whiteface Inn Lane, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1275
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Region: United States > New York > Lake Placid
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Lake Placid
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Lake Placid
#2 Spa Hotel in Lake Placid
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Lake Placid
#2 Family Hotel in Lake Placid
#2 Luxury Hotel in Lake Placid
#5 Business Hotel in Lake Placid
Price Range: €250 - €603 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Whiteface Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 96
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled in the Adirondack Mountains, this exclusive resort is a haven of comfort and elegance. A retreat where guests can relax in sumptuous all suites resort and enjoy superb cuisine. A refined atmosphere, log architecture, fire places, world class spa, year round activities and the Canoe Beach club on Lake Placid. The Lodge is both a family friendly destination and an adult playground or romantic escape. A Member of Leading Hotels of The World and the most Luxurious Full Service Resort in the Adirondacks. ... more   less 
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