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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Enjoyed our recent stay here. Rooms were clean and comfortable with great view of lake. Staff was friendly and helpful. Great breakfast in dining room. Took a sled dog ride on lake right outside hotel.

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GenerationsLP, Director of Marketing at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Sunnyskies52, Thank you for your fantastic review of the Golden Arrow. It’s great to read you found our guest rooms clean and comfortable and you enjoyed breakfast at Generations. We love having dog sled rides out on the lake behind the resort, it’s such a fun and unique activity. Thank you, again, for reviewing us and I hope I see...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for 2 nights in a lakeside room and it was perfect. we had amazing views of the snowy lake and close access to the lobby, restaurant, and alpine mall. We purchased breakfast vouchers and thought there would be a ton of restrictions but we actually got to pick pretty much anything on the menu which was wonderful. The...

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GenerationsLP, Director of Marketing at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Caroline L, Thank you for taking the time to review the Golden Arrow. I’m very happy you enjoyed your lakeside guest room and views of Mirror Lake. It’s truly difficult to decide when the view is better, winter or summer. I think they are equally gorgeous for different reasons. It’s also nice to hear you were pleasantly surprised all of...

Utica, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Golden Arrow a while back and could not have had a more pleasant stay. I was greeted by a very friendly staff which was very helpful during my visiting. I would chose to stay at this hotel before staying at the other higher priced resorts in LP.

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GenerationsLP, Director of Marketing at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Deckj, Thank you for your fabulous five bubble review of the Golden Arrow. I’m thrilled to hear you would choose to stay with us over all other hotels and resorts in Lake Placid. I wish you safe and happy travels in 2017! Cheers, Olivia Zeis Director of Marketing Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort

Clifton Park, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Golden Arrow is our go to getaway for every season. The rooms are impeccable and gorgeous. We always stay in the Marcy Suite and it has a beautiful fire place and overlooks Mirror Lake. Room service is a little limited as is the restaurant on food choices, but we love it nonetheless! The location is prime and when you walk...

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GenerationsLP, Director of Marketing at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Dear jennifermarra70, Thank you for reviewing the Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort. The Marcy Specialty Room is one of my favorites, I love the wood burning fireplace and great view of Mirror Lake. It’s always great hearing from a guest that has stayed with us during multiple seasons. The resort really transforms each and every season. Thanks, again, for your wonderful...

Honeoye Falls
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent lake front room with a welcome package - sweet! Staff is very friendly & attentive. Rooms are very nice, as is the pool, hot tubs & steam room. We aren't sauna people so didn't try that. We love that it is family owned and very environmentally conscious.

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GenerationsLP, Director of Marketing at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Dear commando15, Thank you for taking the time to review us. I’m happy to read you enjoyed our friendly staff as well as love that we’re family owned and environmentally conscious. Protecting the Adirondack Park is one of our main goals (while, of course, providing the best guest experience possible), it’s always great to know that a guest appreciates that....

New Jersey
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We just happened on the last room in this terrific hotel! Our room overlooked the lake, had a sweet fireplace and was perfect for our family of 5. Comfortable and quiet even though hotel was filled with high school hockey teams!

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GenerationsLP, Director of Marketing at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Team5L, Thank you for your wonderful review of the Golden Arrow. I’m thrilled to hear we were able to have you and your family stay with us on a busy weekend! I appreciate all of your kind words, especially you saying that everything was comfortable and quiet on a hockey weekend. Our whole staff works extremely hard to ensure the...

Ballston Spa, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the Golden Arrow before, but it was a few years ago, so we decided to try it again. This is a first rate property and well run. The property is well maintained and very clean. Our room overlooked Mirror Lake right in the center of downtown, and within easy walking distance to all the shops and...

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GenerationsLP, Director of Marketing at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Hawkeyesbest, Thank you for taking the time to review the Golden Arrow. It’s interesting to hear from someone who stayed a few years ago because we’ve definitely made upgrades to the resort since then. You gave a great overview of the resort in your review, I’m sure it’ll help future guests choose to stay with us. I’m happy to know...

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel is in the perfect location on Mirror Lake. It is on the Main Street in town with plenty of shops and restaurants within minutes. The hotel lobby is pleasant, with large windows overlooking the lake. The rooms are nicely appointed, clean and comfortable. If you get a lakeside room, your views are wonderful! There was a balcony directly...

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GenerationsLP, Director of Marketing at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Dear MAFestus, Thank you for your wonderful review of the Golden Arrow. I really enjoyed reading your detailed review. It’s always nice to know our guests’ favorite parts of the resort and what activities they participate in while visiting the area. I truly appreciate all of your kind compliments, especially the ones regarding our friendly staff and clean and comfortable...

New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just returned from an overnight at the Golden Arrow. We had a great room with a balcony over looking the lake (ice). Being that this is winter there was ice skating right on the lake. Cool.The room was clean and ready when we arrived. Check in was easy, our room 319 was a short walk from the desk. This...

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GenerationsLP, Director of Marketing at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Dear Dan K, Thank you for taking the time to review the Golden Arrow. I’m very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with you. It’s always so much fun to explore frozen Mirror Lake and take in all of the exciting activities you can enjoy of its surface. It’s great to read you enjoyed this and especially our...

Elma, NY
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This resort is amazing and has so much to offer. Location can not be beat. You can walk to many stores, restaurants and even the "Oval". Mirror lake is right in your back yard! Only suggestions I can make are: front desk gals could be friendlier and more aware of shuttle schedules to Whiteface etc. They also should give you...

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GenerationsLP, Director of Marketing at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, responded to this review

Elma1234, Thank you for your wonderful five bubble review of the Golden Arrow. I’m very happy to read you loved our location on Mirror Lake. As always, I will give your suggestions to the managers of the appropriate departments and they’ll take them into consideration and speak to the correct people. We always appreciate the feedback from guests and often...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
“The Only thing we Overlook is the Lake.” Surrender yourself to the untouched beauty of the Adirondack Mountains at the first resort in the United States to receive the Audubon’s Society highest Platinum Eco Rating for Hotels. It’s a place to renew yourself on the serene shores of Mirror Lake, and a place to thrill yourself, just moments from the famed Olympic Village at the heart of Lake Placid, New York. We are proud to offer Deluxe Accommodations as well as over 20 different kinds of suites and specialty rooms. All of our rooms are 100% smoke free, our lake front rooms above ground level have private balconies, and the ground level rooms have large glass doors leading out to a patio. Don’t forget your pup because we are a Pet Friendly resort. The Golden Arrow has an indoor pool, steam bath, two whirlpool hot tubs, and sauna. There is also a private white sand beach that is the perfect place to take in a magnificent panorama of the Adirondack Mountains. In the summer there are complimentary kayaks, canoes, and paddleboats available, we also have an authentic Italian Gondola that can be taken out for a minimal charge. In the winter you can ski, skate, and even take a dog sled ride on Mirror Lake right out our back door. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort

Address: 2559 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946 (Formerly Golden Arrow Hotel)
Region: United States > New York > Lake Placid
Price Range: RM498 - RM1,326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 166
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Also Known As:
Golden Arrow Lakeside Hotel Lake Placid
Hotel Golden Arrow Lakeside
Golden Arrow Lake Placid
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Lake Placid
#4 Family Hotel in Lake Placid
#4 Romantic Hotel in Lake Placid
#7 Business Hotel in Lake Placid
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“3rd floor North side had really great access to all amenities”
 of 5 bubbles G1889LKcarolinel, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The Marcy Room has the prettiest fireplace and your private balcony overlooks the lake!”
 of 5 bubbles jennifermarra70, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Definitely pay the extra few bucks for the lake front. Gorgeous lake & mountain views”
 of 5 bubbles commando15, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the lake side offer the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles hawkeyesbest, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All lakeside rooms have a nice view.”
  • Room 319
  • Room 319
 of 5 bubbles DanK159, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
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