Lake Placid Lodge

144 Lodge Way | Lake Placid, NY 12946  [SEE MAP]Lake Placid, NY  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Romantic yet rustic decor and tasty cuisine
Customer service received mixed reviews
This rustic lodge set on the shore of Lake Placid in the Adirondacks is stunning inside and out, according to recent guests. Typical of most Relais & Châteaux properties, accommodations are exquisitely designed with rustic objets d'art, custom-made beds crafted from tree limbs and the occasional private balcony overlooking the waterfront. And then there are the hotel's romantic cabins, which offer couples a more secluded (but still lavish) retreat. Travelers love dining at Artisans Restaurant and Maggie's Pub but are split on service. Some said the hotel staff members go above and beyond to provide first-rate service, while others encountered slow dinner service and less-than-impressive wait staff during recent stays. Keep in mind that if you frequent Relais & Châteaux and are part of the hotel's exclusive Club 5C, you are eligible to receive extra perks, such as complimentary room upgrades, for choosing to stay here.
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Location
Lake Placid, NY
Hotel Class
5.0-star
Property Type
Hotel, 30 rooms
Primary View
Lake
Style
Rustic
Best For
Couples, Solo travelers

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  • 5.0Hotel Class
  • GREATCritic Rating

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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List
  • Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards

Travel + Leisure

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A stay at this exclusive spot means you can get right onto the water: the hotel has its own boat, the 35-foot, mahogany Hacker-Craft.

Fodor's

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A stay is pricey, but includes breakfast, afternoon tea, dinner, turndown service, and all activities on the property.

Condé Nast Traveler

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'A hidden gem tucked in the heart of the Adirondacks,' this upstate New York property has its roots in the late 1800s, when it was a Great Camp for leading industrialists and railroad magnates.

Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List
  • Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 475 have reviewed the Lake Placid Lodge, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 475 reviews 4.5 (based on 475 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The lodge’s 30 guest rooms are each unique in size and design, but all of them feature the same outdoorsy feel, with chic rustic decor, stone fireplaces and handcrafted wood. Most accommodations are located in private cabins while rooms in the main lodge and lakeside building feature balconies and lake views. Modern amenities include bathrooms with glass showers or deep-soaking tubs.
  • Two-bedroom cabins available
  • Complimentary homemade snacks available in room minifridges

Standard room size600 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Set on the western shore of Lake Placid, the Lake Placid Lodge is a secluded forest retreat composed of guest rooms in the main lodge and private cabins. For air travel, the property has a partnership with Wings Air Helicopters to offer private charters from New York City, Boston, Philadelphia and other nearby cities. Flights are also available from Boston to the nearby Adirondack Regional Airport.
  • Located about 50 miles southwest of Plattsburgh International Airport
  • Located about 13 miles southwest of Whiteface Mountain
  • Daily resort fee of 12 percent of the room rate includes stocked in-room refrigerators, snacks, shuttle service to local venues, s'mores supplies, daily wine for two, parking and much more
  • 24-hour valet parking (free)
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service (free)

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping

Dining

The lodge's Artisans Restaurant offers farm-to-table contemporary dishes in an elegant, craftsman setting with views of Whiteface Mountain. The restaurant also features an extensive menu of fine wines. Maggie's Pub offers a more casual, rustic setting for lunch and dinner.
  • Made-to-order breakfast is offered daily at Artisans Restaurant
  • Room service is available between 7 a.m. and 9:30 p.m.

Number of restaurants2

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast

Spa

    Services offered:

    • Massage
    • Facial
    • Body Treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
    • Salon services
    • Outdoor treatment area
    • Steam room
    • Sauna

    Kids

    Lake Placid Lodge welcomes children of all ages year-round; however, guests younger than 12 years old will not be permitted to stay in the Main Lodge. When children are at the resort, they are welcome to utilize the free bicycle and paddle boat rentals.
    • Children can stay with their parents in the private cabins or Lakeside Buildings
    • Kids Club
    • Free Kids Club
    • Fee for Kids Club
    • Cribs
    • High Chairs

    Business

    The Lake Placid Lodge offers six meeting spaces, one of which is outdoors at the Lodge Dock, and can be covered. Indoors, guests can opt for the grand Adirondack Room or for the smaller Baby Bootlegger Room, suitable for board meetings. The Wine Cellar is a space designated for private dining. The property often hosts family reunions.
    • Catering menus available
    • Audiovisual support offered

    Number of meeting rooms6

    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Meeting and event planners available

    Pets

      • Pets allowed (with fee)
      • Dog walking
      • Pet-sitting

      Wedding

      The lodge hosts weddings in all seasons, with ceremonies often taking place on the Adirondack Terrace, on the Lodge Dock, in the intimate Moose and Map rooms and at the lake’s edge. Multiple options exist for reception sites, and the property’s wedding coordinator assists couples with their venue and menu planning.
      • Ceremony fees include a rehearsal, site set-up, votive candles and refreshments
      • Small wedding and elopement packages available

      Maximum wedding guest capacity100

      • Hotel hosts weddings
      • Outdoor space for weddings
      • Wedding planners available

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