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Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Really friendly staff, comfortable beds, covered parking, private beach, free watersports (canoe, kayak, paddle board, paddle boat), attached, decent restaurant. It all worked and our second visit this year was as enjoyable as our first one 14 years ago.

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

husseys_hacienda, Thank you for your wonderful review and for returning to the Golden Arrow again after 14 years! I’m sure you noticed a lot of upgrades since the last time you stayed with us. I hope you don’t wait another 14 years before you come and see us again. Enjoy the rest of your summer. My Best, Olivia Zeis Director...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We were quests for a couple of days in Feb 2015. The lodge is a throw back to a different era. We completely enjoyed our stay in one of the wood burning fireplace rooms on the ground floor. Lake views were amazing both day and night. We enjoyed breakfasts and dinners with attentive staff. Access to Main Street was fun...

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

Dear RacerRobb, Thank you very much for the wonderful review. I’m thrilled that you enjoyed your stay in your first floor specialty room. Back in the 80’s we were actually the first resort in Lake Placid to install real wood burning fireplaces in our rooms. They’ve gone through updates since then, but it’s nice to know that it’s still a...

London, Canada
Reviewed 19 August 2015

This hotel is right on Main Street in the heart of the village. Perfect to walk to shopping and restaurants. It is right on the water and has a shallow area for small kids. Lots of paddle boats, kayaks, candies and paddle boards. The people we saw with families were having a great time. Our king size bed was very...

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

Badforever, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the Golden Arrow. I’m glad you enjoyed the great location of the resort as well as the boats on Mirror Lake, your well-appointed guest room and resort amenities. I sincerely apologize about the noise coming from the elevator and ice machine. It’s an unfortunate reality that in a...

Reviewed 18 August 2015

The room was nice with a great view of the lake....However, do not plan on changing your reservation as they became very unhelpful and was not consistent in what they told us....I also lost my kindle fire which I never took out of the room and was in my cosmetic bag....By the time I realized it was gone, I called...

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Pat S, Thank you for your review of the Golden Arrow. I’m happy to hear that you think we have nice guest rooms with great views of Mirror Lake; it’s troubling to hear, though, that you did not have a good experience when changing your reservation. Without more information it’s tough for me to know exactly what the miscommunication was....

Lindenhurst, NY
Reviewed 17 August 2015

My family and I stayed at the Golden Arrow Resort for the first time (first time visiting Lake Placid too). We had a room down on the 1st floor, and had an amazing time. If you have kids, I definitely recommend a 1st floor room for easy access to the beach and lake. The room was spacious and clean, staff...

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

Bclauren16, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the Golden Arrow. I’m thrilled that you and your family enjoyed your time at the resort. The rooms on the first floor are fantastic for families. Being right on the lake is very convenient. We did increase the number of stand up paddle boards and kayaks we have...

Reviewed 17 August 2015

We stay for 5 days and it was great. The staff was super friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. Kayaking and many more activities are free. You are the walking distance from everything: restaurants, museum, and also walk around the Lake Mirror. I would highly recommend staying in this hotel.

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

O M, Thank you for your wonderful review of the Golden Arrow. I’m very happy to hear that you found our staff to be friendly and knowledgeable and that you were able to enjoy all of the boats we offer on Mirror Lake. I agree that we have the best location in town, close to great restaurants, shopping and the...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Golden Arrow is a lovely place but there is that smell in the room, of old stuff combined with humidity from the water, especially on the first floor, despite the fact that everything is very clean. Although the lake is at your door so in a way is understandable. The staff is absolutely beautiful, extremely polite and helpful. But the...

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

Lialri, Thank you for your review of the Golden Arrow. I’m happy to hear that you found our staff to be extremely polite and helpful. As you pointed out, our guest rooms are very clean and we do our best to combat the effects of the lake and humidity on our rooms. We find this to only be an issue...

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 August 2015

We were here for 5 days and loved it. The location on Mirror Lake is fabulous with perfect Adirondack views. The staff couldn't have been any more friendly and helpful. The attached restaurant had excellent food the three times we ate there. We loved their breakfasts. The French toast was fabulicious. The hotel room was dated but very neat and...

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

Healthnmusic, Thank you for your fantastic review of the Golden Arrow. I’m very happy you enjoyed your 5 day stay with us. It’s wonderful to hear that found our staff to be helpful as well as your meals at our restaurant, Generations Tap & Grill, excellent. Lake Placid is a very dog-friendly town, it’s great that you were able to...

Westmount, Canada
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We have stayed there 3 nights in a family room (2 Queen beds). Nothing stunning in the bedroom's decoration, it was quite neutral. The bathroom is definitely not state-of-the-art (and the water-saving shower can be frustrating for those not used to it). However, this hotel has a really good advantage: its perfect location by Mirror Lake, and therefore the lovely...

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

Jean-Christophe L, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the Golden Arrow. We’re constantly working on updating our guest rooms so the next time you stay with us you may notice more updated décor. I’m glad you enjoyed our location on Mirror Lake and our friendly staff. I hope to see you back at the Golden...

West Babylon, New York
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Always a great stay...lovely place, nice little beach right on Mirror Lake, paddle boards and kayaks, a good restaurant on premises, in the center of town but quiet....this stay however was disrupted by a fire in two buildings down the block from the hotel. The staff went to work immediately supplying bottled water and dealing with debris floating in lake...

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

Luv2counsel, Thank you for your fantastic review and for commending the staff of the Golden Arrow on their reaction to the fire on Main Street. It’s always difficult knowing guests will react in heightened situations and I am very proud of how our staff handled themselves and our guests that day. I hope you will stay with us again soon....

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
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  • Laundry Service
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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 12946-3305 (Formerly Golden Arrow Hotel)
Region: United States > New York > Lake Placid
Price Range: RM519 - RM1,210 (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
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Lake Placid
#4 Family Hotel in Lake Placid
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Lake Placid
#7 Business Hotel in Lake Placid
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“Higher floors. Suite if possible. Balcony.”
Mona06457, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the first floor with a lake view are nice.”
Y4823HDlindam, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a lakeside view.”
rns254, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Anything on the lakeside.”
890bene, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The suites on the Lake are excellent. Pamper yourself room jacuzzi, gas fireplace, California King bed and a very spacious walk in shower.”
michaelrR6976HL, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
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