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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Excellent Inn. Well managed. Friendly. Clean and affordable. Able to go on Lake Placid using canoes on the property. I have stayed there a number of times now and prefer to stay there among many other local hotels.

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

Thank you for the wonderful positive review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We truly appreciate your endorsement and your continued patronage. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 17 July 2015

Placid Bay Inn is a lovely vacation spot ideally located a short walk to the town. This makes it easier to visit without finding parking, especially on event nights like the concerts on Mirror Lake. The owners were welcoming and friendly, the rooms clean and comfortable. We had a lakeview suite, but spent most of our time there outside on...

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

Thank you for taking the time and writing such a wonderful review! The entire staff of the Placid Bay Inn is truly pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. I'm glad you got to enjoy the canoes- paddling on the shores of Lake Placid can be such a relaxing experience. Hopefully you had a chance to see...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 July 2015

We stayed for two nights at the gorgeous Placid Bay Inn. We were welcomed by the lovely staff upon arrival and were consistently helped throughout our stay with any queries, comments or questions we had about the Inn itself (canoes/activities) as well as the local area/attractions/history, etc. The Inn was fantastically located, central to all but peacefully situated on the...

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

Thank you for the lovely review and endorsement! The entire staff is very pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Placid Bay Inn. Our staff truly enjoys what they do. Some may say we go the extra mile for our guests; for us, it is simply treating each guest as a person and providing a...

Moosic, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Our family stayed in the country comfort cottage and it was perfect for us. The views were just amazing. The cottage is tucked away towards the back of the property - was so private and quiet. Also a nice size covered front deck to enjoy. It is impossible not to relax here - so peaceful. The cottage was very clean...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. Although our weather wasn't perfect while you were here, we are glad to know your stay was relaxing and peaceful. Our backyard, with the amazing view of Whiteface Mountain and Lake Placid is simply picture perfect.; add our beautiful landscaping and your peaceful oasis awaits! We look forward...

Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

It was our first time in the area and we didn't know what to expect. We were greeted with a very friendly woman at front desk who told us all we needed to know and gave us maps with activities to do. It was close to everything we wanted to do, yet still had a private like view of the...

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, we are happy to read you had such an enjoyable stay at our Inn. Our pillow topper beds are super comfortable, so much, we often have guests requesting the brand/model to replace their own bed back at home:) We go the extra step with our guests and provide...

Plano, TX
Reviewed 1 July 2015

My 12 year old son and I were making a big loop thru Canada and New York state and this was our final stop. It was the perfect set-up for us. The room was perfect. It looked as if it was newly remodeled with a new Bathroom and windows. They have canoes that are free to use which my son...

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

Thank you for posting a positive review with us. I would also like to thank you for noticing some of our many renovations. I'm glad to read that you and your son had such a good time paddling on the lake The weather that week was not the best, but you both made the best of it. One of the...

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 29 June 2015

The location was great, close enough to walk to the downtown area but just far enough to be quiet and peaceful. We had a good view of the lake from our room. The room was clean and cozy and the owners were very helpful and friendly. Would definitely stay again and recommend.

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

Thank you for your positive review. It is wonderful to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We like to think that the Placid Bay Inn is an oasis in the village of Lake Placid- close enough to all the activities and shopping, but far enough away to enjoy the serenity of the lake.

Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

The placid bay in was really a great place to stay. The surrounding landscaping is beautiful, a very warm and welcoming place. The staff was helpful and friendly. We had a bench porch area right outside our room where we could stay outside during rainy periods of the day. The room was very comfortable and clean. My boyfriend and I...

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

First and foremost , congratulations from the entire staff of the Placid Bay Inn.! We were all touched when we read about your proposal. Thank you for your positive review and kind words. We are truly happy that you both enjoyed your stay with us.

Hastings on Hudson, New York
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

Really nice stay. The area is very peaceful and beautiful (wished we stayed longer). The room was clean and the view was very pretty. Also the location is great! Right by the main lake and about half a mile to the downtown area. The shower pressure was a little off though (I think it may need a new stopper as...

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

TungstenBlues, From the entire staff at the Placid Bay Inn, I would like to personally thank you for your positive review of our property. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. The Placid Bay Inn is a family run property that has been in business for over 35 years. Our goal is to provide our guests...

Reviewed 14 June 2015

Rooms clean, great bed, kitchenette, walking to everything. Loved the free use of two canoes. Lovely flowers all around, newly renovated. Sweet family run. Amazing Lake Placid. The hotel sits on the bay. A great choice!

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

Thank you for so much for writing such a wonderful review. We truly appreciate you taking the time out of your busy schedule to say such kinds words. Denise and Tyra have done an amazing job once again with our landscaping and flowers. They truly have a gift for horticulture. Our entire staff puts in a tremendous amount of labor...

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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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  • Refrigerator in room
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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 Avenue, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1013
Region: United States > New York > Lake Placid
Price Range: RM557 - RM998 (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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