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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good9%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pool table”(14 reviews)
“charles suite”(6 reviews)
“the owner”(32 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
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Reviewed 10 December 2007

My husband and I stayed at the Porcupine for a little weekend getaway for his birthday. The Inn was rustic and charming, but my husband didn't particularly care for the owner- he thought he was a little on the rude side. Our room was very...More

1  Thank KristinNY
Reviewed 27 October 2007

During the reservation booking process with the Porcupine there were a few snags and I felt the Inn keeper was getting frustrated and ultimately was a bit rude with me. I debated cancelling our reservation based on that experience but once we arrived we were...More

Thank Blighty533
Reviewed 8 October 2007

Although The Porcupine is a charming old home, the owner was at times rude and tried to pass off an additonal fee for being a group. We were three experienced traveling couples who booked together for a weekend stay. Upon leaving we noticed a special...More

4  Thank travelerSt_AlbansVT
Reviewed 7 September 2007

The hotel is a real find. One that was only made possible by tripadvisor. I knew I wanted to visit the Adirondacks but the real question is where do you stay – some places are so small there are no places to eat or drink,...More

Thank Andrew_and_Natalya
Reviewed 5 September 2007

Having stayed at several B&Bs before, but not in Lake Placid, we decided to try this one, in the spirit of being adventurous. Its website made it look appealing. Upon our arrival, the innkeeper was nowhere to be found. We had to let ourselves in....More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Things to do
Hot Tub
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$150 - US$250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$150 - US$250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (69)
Room & Suite (11)
Dining (5)
Pool & Beach (1)
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"Charles room is nicest. The fireplaces in rooms are not functional, BTW"
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"We had a choice of several rooms, but felt the Charles Room was the way to go."
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"We loved the Charles Suite, however photos are on the website to help make your decision."
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"All the rooms are beautifully decorated and wonderfully different from each other."
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