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  Average price (weekend night): $247

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Overview Reviews
Welcome to the reimagined Hotel Saranac, Curio Collection by Hilton. An iconic landmark in the Saranac Lake village, the hotel has been thoughtfully renovated while maintaining its historic charm and fascinating architecture – including the Great Hall, inspired by a 14th-century Italian palace. Adventure and natural beauty await in the surrounding mountains and wilds of the Adirondacks, and the hotel offers a complimentary shuttle and cruiser bicycles to get guests on their way. Guest rooms mix past and present with crown molding, quartz vanities, a 55-inch Smart TV and complimentary WiFi. Upgrade for more space, settee sofa and a work desk or choose a suite with a private bedroom, mini-fridge, and a second Smart TV. Our adjoining Compass Point Building offers premium suites with a wet bar, sofa sleeper and a dining area – perfect for wedding parties and family events. Visit our Campfire restaurant for ‘Adirondacks-to-table’ comfort food, or enjoy cocktails and a speakeasy vibe at the Great Hall Bar. The Terrace is a cozy outdoor spot to savor mountain views and a crackling fire pit. Indulge in a massage or pedicure at Ampersand Spa & Salon, or work out in the fitness center. Kids will love special welcome gifts and the shuffle board table, and Academy & Main boutique has sweets and souvenirs for everyone. Plan a meeting or celebration at Hotel Saranac with over 6,000 sq. ft. of versatile event space, including modern boardrooms and a historic grand ballroom.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely atmosphere - quiet and serene. Nestled in the beautiful Adirondacks.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast was lovely. Toast especially good! Convenient location in hotel lobby.
Cons: Nothing!
9.5 Excellent
Pros: good location
Cons: Smallish rooms
10.0 Excellent
Pros: This may seem silly but we love the shower and the little lotion they leave. The bed is super comfy and it’s an unbeatable atmosphere
Cons: Nothing! we loved everything
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very comfortable and convenient to everything and the terrace fire places are wonderful. Good for an evening. The Camp Fire restaurant is very accommodating for our grandchildren too.
Cons: The cushions on the terrace furniture were wet the first evening and then again in the morning. They should be put away each night and during rain. Also the music on the terrace though a nice touch should be background music but it was always too loud.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: It’s a historic hotel, so if you’re into a “vibe,” a great story comes with the place. The Hilton did a fabulous job with decor and touches. Incredibly comfortable bed.
Cons: The rooms are SMALL. You should only stay here if you’re doing active outdoor activities and you only care about a comfortable bed and hot shower. It’s quaint and lovely, but small.
5.5 Okay
Pros: Great bed
Cons: Very small room. Need sound proofing!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very pleasant expierience /short stay but definitely come back.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Friendly and helpful staff on reception. Stylish decor in rooms and gorgeous bar although a bit expensive.
Cons: The service at the restaurant was abysmal and the food wasn't much better.
9.1 Excellent
Pros: It was all newly renovated. Rooms were tiny but nice.
Cons: We went to go to Campfire Grill. The host that evening was rude. We didn't know we needed reservations. He was not even the least apologetic. Didn t even offer us a bar seat.
Kiwassa Lake Bed & Breakfast - Saranac Lake - Building
2
9.9 Excellent (20 reviews)
Overview
With a stay at Kiwassa Lake Bed & Breakfast in Saranac Lake, you'll be 4 mi (6.4 km) from Pendragon Theatre and 11.7 mi (18.8 km) from Lake Placid Center for the Arts. Featured amenities include laundry facilities and a library. Free self parking is available onsite.
Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn - Saranac Lake - Building
3
8.6 Excellent (371 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn in Saranac Lake, you'll be near the beach, within a 15-minute drive of Olympic Center and Lake Flower. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very relaxing. I will definitely go back again.
Cons: N/a
9.3 Excellent
Pros: Staff were fantastic
Cons: The free bicycles are getting old and there are not enough adult bikes.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I usually go for the chain hotels but the prices were crazy so I decided to go local. So glad we did. The rooms are right on the lake. Free canoe, kayak, fishing poles and bikes. Family friendly, although it was just my husband and I. Loved seeing the kids enjoying the outdoors ❤️.
Cons: I was pleased with everything.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff is amazing and is right next to the lake would definitely stay here again
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Had to leave too early
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Liked being right on the lake with boats, kayaks right there
Cons: Bathroom very tiny
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff were great Free kayaks/ canoes/ peddle boats Big a/c rooms Free outdoor pool
Cons: Nothing
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Spacious room with updated, clean bathroom. Real glass drinking glasses!! Free use of kayaks, canoes, and bicycles. Quiet spot on a small lake, but very close to town.
Cons: Mattress was getting a bit of a "swale" from use. Needs to be turned or replaced.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: perfect location for the region and staff was friendly and helpful. will go back!
9.3 Excellent
Pros: Unexpected little surprise!! Wish we could have stayed longer!!
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Best Location in Saranac. Right on the water.
2.5 Mediocre
Pros: It was the lowest cost place to stay. But as low as the untrue insults he delivered.
Cons: I told the evening lady who was a very gracious host after I saw the no pet notice, not obvious using my online booking. The next day , the owner was rude, pretentious, assumed I was trying pull some over, and accused me of being a cheats a liar and Canada already had a bad reputation and more . He was an incorrigible title supercilious good and made us leave immediately when he saw the pup outside walking around the bushes. I offered to leave the dog in the car and the clerk later said, she would make an except for the pup to stay with us. The owner has no sense of logic, customer service or any skill at handling situations, If I wanted to hide the pup, and do what he accused me of, why would I admit at check-in that we had a pup ( that was 4yrs old, well-behaved and non-shedding). I hope his anxiety and high blood pressure does not shorten his life-span but he made a potential nice visit into a a bad one. He is better to spend his life doing something other than this. In short he had a bad attitude.
Sara Placid Inn & Suites - Saranac Lake - Bedroom
4
9.1 Excellent (27 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Sara Placid Inn & Suites in Saranac Lake, you'll be in a state park, within a 15-minute drive of Olympic Center and Lake Flower. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
4.3 Okay
Cons: Photos on website were NOTHING like our room. Very misleading. Decor was very dated, lots of dead bugs in the light globes, dead may fly on ceiling tile....for $250, very disappointed/irritated!!
9.3 Excellent
Pros: Only 15 . minutes from lake placid, motel had a few kayaks to use at no charge and were able to launch kayaks right across the street, small beach to swim in nearby, staff was friendly and helpful, dog friendly, and really, really clean! It's an older Inn but so, very clean and that matters most!! Kitchenette had microwave, toaster, coffee maker and coffee, some utensils, plates, cups, small fridge, all the essentials. There was even a dog dish which came in handy... Ours broke when we unpacked.
Cons: Nothing we didn't like. It was a good place and we easily made it our home for a few days.
6.3 Good
Pros: The romm (king room) was large, and clean. The furnature is new and well maintained.
Cons: 1. For a large room like this, the bathroom was surprisingly and totally inadequate: it was too small, and the sink was the smallest you can find anywhere, the vanity was nonexistent, with no room for our toiletry; the bathtub was slippery and there was not even a handle bar inside for safety in such a slippery tub! 2. Given the cost they were willing to spend in the room for the new and very large TV and new AC and frige and microwave oven, I was also surprised that there was not a countertop place near the kitchen area for things. I tend to think these are things more essential for a traveler than a large screen TV set. 3. There was only one waste basket. Not a sigle sheet of tissue was found in the room. 4. Over all, I feel that the room's resources allocation was poor: large, empty space wasted while more necessary space (such as the sink) was given short change.
5.8 Okay
Pros: Way over priced for quality. We were in a luxury suite which was very basic. More like a motel with a flat screen tv.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Great location. Rooms are very simple but clean
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Location. Friendly staff. Well stocked kitchen.
Cons: Hard pillows. Noisy fridge.
3.3 Mediocre
Pros: There was nothing to like about this motel.
Cons: It is stuck in a 1970s time warp. The unit was very small, the sink was tiny, the bathroom was dirty and the bed was not very comfortable. There was a sand filled bucket at the entrance to the unit filled with old cigarette butts. It was expensive and very poor value for money.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I had a great stay. Pretty views of the lake and pond directly in front of your door. Seating outside everywhere. The inside of the rooms is clean! Comfortable bed and heat/ac was more then adequate. The staff was very nice and pleasant. With that said, the motor inn is exactly that. It is a step back in time. When people traveled in big cars and didn't run on big highways. Its late 1950's style in architecture was living history. I imagined 1950's and 60's car would pull in at any moment. Inside the rooms were updated and modern, lots of water pressure and hot water. Nice fridge and microwave with coffee maker. Bathroom was nice, hair dryer tub sink nicely done in tile. Flat screen tv with lots of channels. For the price you can't go wrong. Its not a luxury hotel, its a motor inn, from an era gone by. These great little places will someday be a thing of the past, but for now, I am glad to see a few nice places still exist. I would recommend this motor inn to anyone looking for a place to hang your hat for a few days. Enjoy the outdoors and everything this area has to offer, and come back to enjoy a quiet evening watching the water and enjoying your time.
Cons: Can't really say I didn't like something.
7.5 Good
Pros: The location
Cons: The lack of privacy within the room
3.8 Mediocre
Cons: Second floor -- I'm 73 YO, Air conditioning -- not central, Bathroom -- spots on ceiling -- needs painting, TV -- no volume control on remote -- figured out how to adjust on TV itself, Price!
Best Western Saranac Lake - Saranac Lake - Building
5
8.4 Excellent (781 reviews)
Overview Reviews
This comfortable Saranac Lake hotel ensures that guests are only a few steps or a short drive away from dozens of must-see sites as well as outdoor recreational action. Saranac Lake hotels boast one of the best locations in New York. The views of the Adirondack Mountains are unbeatable and geo-caching is a serious sport here. Why not take advantage of a comfortable Saranac Lake hotel that combines luxurious amenities with a very affordable price? Unfortunately, not all Saranac Lake hotels are created equal. We boast the only indoor pool in Saranac Lake, so no matter what time of year it is, you can get in a quick dip. Close proximity to Lake Placid and Olympic venues are just part of the appeal. We're also within walking distance of restaurants, boat rentals and guide services. Most guests flock to our Saranac Lake hotel to get up close and personal with Mother Nature. The unbelievable fall foliage, hiking, golf and snowmobiling opportunities are unlike anything you've experienced before. Spend the day practicing your photography skills. Take a hike and breathe in that mountain air. Discover the adrenaline-packed adventure of snowmobiling with Jack Frost. Since we're eight miles from downtown Lake Placid, our Saranac Lake hotel can offer lower rates than competitors. Plenty of business travelers call our rooms their second home. Employees from Adirondack Medical Center, Paul Smith's College, Adirondack Regional Airport, and NYS State Offices like the State Police, DEC and APA are just a few of our frequent guests. The perks here are limitless. Free Wi-Fi is standard. We have complimentary newspapers on the desk each morning. Our restaurant, McKenzie's Grille located just outside the lobby, serves reasonably priced breakfast and lunch daily from 6:00am-2:00pm. Book a stay with Best Western® Saranac Lake and find out what your beauty-laden trip has in store! Pets are allowed only in rooms described as pet friendly in the room description.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Our room was clean and very comfortable, the staff was friendly and courteous, and the facility is pet friendly. The parking lot has a tent for motorcycles to park under, and is in a great location for everything we wanted to do.
Cons: I feel there is nothing negative to say about this facility.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The beds are comfortable and clean. Its roomy.
9.3 Excellent
Cons: Short shower curtain
9.3 Excellent
Pros: The two ladies at the front desk were SO nice! We had Our dog with us and they made up a great bag and h a doggy bed! So sweet
8.3 Excellent
Cons: The smell of clorox at the pool , it was too strong, it burns your eyes. But the rest was great, comfy rooms, clean place. Close to everything.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: Clean comfy quiet rooms. Good communal areas pool etc. Nice sized indoor pool but with outside sitting area to enjoy in fine weather. Nice small area to the side of hotel to sit & enjoy the lake. Ample parking.
Cons: Would have been good to have either coffee making facilities in room or coffee available in the lobby. I believe the grill in the car park has free coffee to BW residents but that closes after lunch time.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very nice motel conveniently located.
3.8 Mediocre
Cons: I had to pay in full and the cancellation policy at 60 days out is ludicrous. If you didn't cancel you forfeit the cost of the entire stay. I had a elderly relative and needed to go to her, I called at 59 days out, but I couldn't go to her because of this insane policy. I have traveled all over the world and never encountered this. They charged the price of a luxury hotel and it was a lower end dark room, no real lighting, with beds as hard as rocks, thin bed coverings. I've stayed in much better Best Westerns that is for sure.
5.5 Okay
Pros: McKenzies Cafe!’ We ate breakfast there twice
Cons: Housekeeping was horrible- did not clean, make up bed - left note she was not allowed t “to touch personal items” - there was one neck pillow on the bed. Did not empty room trash cans etc Gave manager “ high school housekeeper’s “ note!
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Clean, comfortable room, friendly staff.
Cons: Was a bit more expensive than I wanted, but it was a holiday weekend, so that was expected.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: good location. breakfast not included
9.5 Excellent
Pros: There was a lacrosse tournament in the area. There were several families with young athletes staying at the hotel. We were worried that they would be noisy. The staff chose our room carefully, and it was very quiet. We were very pleased!
Cons: Wish there had been breakfast on-site.
Lake Clear Lodge - Lake Clear
6
8.5 Excellent (23 reviews)
Overview
Located in Lake Clear, Lake Clear Lodge is on a lake, within a 15-minute drive of Upper Saranac Lake and Paul Smith's College Visitor Interpretive Center. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and luggage storage. Planning an event in Lake Clear? This lodge has facilities measuring 2500 square feet (232 square meters), including a conference center. Free self parking is available onsite.