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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for a weekend with my Girlfriend. We had a small and simple room up on the second floor. Very nice, clean, well kept up. All the employees we met - the front desk, and service folks - were very friendly. A cute little spot to spend a weekend!

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, and for your kind words. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We truly appreciate your business and look forward to you visiting us again! By mid-May the canoes are in the water, and the Adirondack chairs will be waiting for you. :-)

Wantagh, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for a few days with friends..Great location close to town and some great restaurants just steps away ! Staff was super friendly and helpful, rooms were immaculate and well appointed. Beautiful views of Lake Placid and Whiteface Mountain.

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

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. You taking the time to write a review helps other traveler's make a decision on where to stay. Thank you again, and we hope you will visit with us again.

Cape May, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Room 4, and had a lovely time. Staff was friendly. The place was spotless. We had one small issue while we were there and the owner resolved it immediately and completely. Also, the place is lakeside and the location is great.

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

Thank you so very much for taking the time to write a review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you will consider staying with us again, especially during the warmer months when you can enjoy the outdoor pool, free canoes, and just lounging by the lake. Thank you again for your business....

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What'd I miss?! I love bed and breakfasts and rely heavily on TripAdvisor to let me know what's what. TripAdvisor says a bed and breakfast is #1, that'll usually be the one I book. I've done it for years and have never been steered wrong. And so, I expected the same in this case. Now, here I am, over the...

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

Thank you so very much for taking the time to write a review. You are absolutely right! We are not a B&B. Our classification/category is decided by Trip Advisor. Since we do not have a 24 hour desk, we are placed in the B&B/Inn category. I have argued with management at Trip Advisor for over 7 years!!! They refuse to...

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Can't say enough about this place. Friendly staff and management go the distance to make your stay comfortable. This was a Winter trip and the room was warm and cozy. It snowed the whole time (almost) and the grounds were kept clean of snow and slush. Beautiful views from the lakeside room of Whiteface Mt. Highly recommended!!

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

Thank you for the excellent 5/5 review and recommendation of the Placid Bay Inn! We truly appreciate your kind words. Our family/staff takes great pride in keeping our property neat and tidy. Cleaning up after a snowstorm is labor intensive, but it is a labor of love! I'm so happy we had a chance to chat and talk about trails...

Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We stayed in Room #4. The view was great; could see Whiteface. Room was newly remodeled and very nice, and clean! Well equipped with the necessary stuff (coffee pot!!! and filters). Friendly owner. Location was near to everything. Walls were pretty thin, so had to keep the closet door closed so didn't hear people in room next door.

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

Thank you for the outstanding 5/5 review of the Placid Bay Inn. I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. I agree, the views from our property are "great"! You kind words and descriptions are definitely appreciated! Thank you once again for taking the time and effort in reviewing our property. Denise Dramm Placid Bay...

Lockport, New York
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The views from this cute little Inn were beyond our expectations! The service was top notch!! I called with only 24 hour notice and wanted to check in a day early, they made it happen. We were arriving late at night and I was worried that we would miss the check in deadline of 9pm...The owner told me: "Dont worry...

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

Wow! Thank you for the fantastic 5/5 review! We truly appreciate you posting your experience staying at the Placid Bay Inn. It was a pleasure to have you and your children as guests! I'm so glad that you have decided to return to the Placid Bay Inn for your summer vacation. We are a family owned business, so when I...

Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had a great time in Lake Placid during the winter holiday break. Our cottage was perfect and had an amazing review of Lake Placid and Whiteface mountain. The owner, Ara is a great guy and very helpful/knowledegeable about the town and activities. The accomodations were clean,cozy and warm. Maid service each day was a plus. Kitchen was sufficient for...

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

Thank you for the 4/5 review of the Placid Bay Inn. I truly appreciate your kind words and the effort you put into your review of our property. I enjoyed our conversations. Good luck with your project! One correction however, I am only the manager here at the Placid Bay Inn. My mother, Denise, is the owner. We are a...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We've stayed here both times we've been to Lake Placid this year. We have found our go-to spot in the area! The staff at the front desk is always incredibly friendly and welcoming, and treats you like an old friend. The prices for the rooms are very economical especially considering the quality. The beds are comfortable, rooms are spotless and...

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

Wow! Thank you for your highest rating review. Thank you also for returning to the Placid Bay Inn. Our location which we like to think of as a calm and quiet place near to downtown; without all of the traffic of downtown, gives you the best of both worlds. We especially appreciate that you took notice of how we run...

Ennismore, Canada
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Just a brief, one night stay on our way to Ogunquit from Ennismore, Ontario. Room 16 was a tiny room, but a sweet corner room with a lovely view of the Lake. We'd stay again in this clean little hotel and probably ask for the same room! Thanks for the hospitality.

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

Your kind review is appreciated. The room you were in is one of our smaller rooms; but it does have a great view. So glad you mentioned our " lovely view of the lake", it is our opinion that you are right. It is lovely. In a future stay perhaps we could interest you in one of our larger rooms...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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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: RM536 - RM1,098 (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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“Wooden stairs up to second floor rooms are steep. Not good for anyone who's not able-bodied and steady on their feet.”
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“Dack Shack next door saved our trip! Amazing breakfasts and dinners!”
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“Room #4 was a great location.”
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“Great views from bedroom and livingroom.”
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“Suite 16 is on second floor, small but offers great view of lake and the sunrise.”
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