Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa

77 Mirror Lake Drive | Lake Placid, NY 12946  [SEE MAP]Lake Placid, NY  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

"Stellar" customer service at a resort with "cozy" and "friendly" ambiance
Wi-Fi access available for additional fee

Overlooking Lake Placid's main street from a hilltop perch, the Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa has been an Adirondack mainstay since 1883. The resort is filled with exposed wooden beams and cozy fireplaces reminiscent of the lodges of yesteryear, but Mirror Lake is still catching up to the times. Accommodations are outfitted with wooden furniture, vaulted ceilings and expansive windows that offer views of Mirror Lake and the surrounding mountains – and recent visitors say the panoramas are stunning. However, those looking to stay connected to the world bemoaned having to pay extra for Wi-Fi access. When it's time for some R&R outside your digs, head to the spa for a massage or body scrub, or take a dip in the hot tub. Aside from its location and ample on-site amenities, travelers also praise the delectable culinary offerings available at The View, Taste Bistro & Bar and The Cottage.

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Location
Lake Placid, NY
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Resort hotel, 131 rooms
Primary View
Lake, Mountain(s)
Style
Traditional, Rustic, Historic
Best For
Families, Couples

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Scorecard
  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GREATCritic Rating

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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2018

Travel + Leisure

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Families return year after year to this 131-room lakefront complex in the Adirondack Mountains, drawn by the casual vibe and the pub-style food from the alfresco Cottage restaurant (open-faced roast beef sandwich, anyone?).

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The complex is on the small, pristine lake that is its namesake, and many get a view of the lake either in their rooms or at the resort's afternoon tea. Most guest rooms here are elegant, with traditional furnishings and large doses of neutral colors. Four-poster beds, fireplaces, private balconies, and couches are available in some rooms.

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Condé Nast Traveler

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Built in 1883 as a private home, this Adirondack Mountain resort is on the shores of Mirror Lake, one block from Main Street and close to the Olympic Center. 'Mirror Lake wrote the book on customer service. They welcome you back with open arms and treat you like family.'

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2018

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1323 have reviewed the Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa, 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 1323 reviews 4.5 (based on 1323 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The resort offers a variety of room types, all of which match the property's rustic mountain feel and many include balconies with views of the lake or mountains. Guests will find wood furnishings, floor-to-ceiling windows and flat-screen TVs, in addition to bathrooms with shower/tub combos.
  • Internet costs $9.95 daily, or you can pay $14.95 to access the internet for the entire stay
  • Suites and larger rooms offer sleeper sofas or separate rooms

Standard room size415 square feet

  • Internet (with fee)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa sits across the street from the northwestern shores of Mirror Lake and two blocks north of Lake Placid’s Main Street, which offers small-town charm and shopping and dining options. Whiteface Mountain, which sits about 10 miles northeast, can be reached by car or via a free shuttle that stops near the resort. The Westport Amtrak station is located about 35 miles east, and Cape Air offers flights from Boston to the nearby Adirondack Regional Airport.
  • About 48 miles southwest of Plattsburgh International Airport
  • 24-hour valet parking
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service (free)

Within walking distance of:

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

Dining

The View Restaurant is the resort’s AAA Four Diamond Award-winning dining option, and it also received the Wine Spectator’s Award for Excellence. The restaurant offers seasonal dinner menus and a breakfast buffet in a historical venue complete with a grand fireplace. There is also Taste Bistro & Bar, a homey yet elegant restaurant that serves seasonal cocktails and comfort food dishes. The Cottage offers a casual lunch and dinner spot and is open daily from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; the bar stays open until midnight. ++ Live music every Friday and Saturday at Taste Bistro & Bar
  • Room service available from all three restaurants

Number of restaurants3

Cuisine TypesBuffet, American, French

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

Pool

In addition to the private beach area, which is equipped with a dock and lounge chairs, the Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa also has a 50-foot outdoor heated pool and a 60-foot indoor heated lap pool.
  • Pool toys available
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo
  • Pool bar
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas

Spa

The property’s spa offers an array of body treatments, massages, facials and salon services, in addition to its men’s-specific menu options. Reflexology and reiki energy treatments are also available, and the spa has a heavy focus on health and fitness counseling. Facilities include a eucalyptus steam room, a whirlpool and relaxation rooms.
  • Spa packages offered
  • Salon products available for purchase

Services offered:

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

Kids

The property features family-friendly recreation options like tennis, paddle boat rentals, a private beach and ice skating on the lake.
  • Complimentary chocolate chip cookies and board games available to guests
  • Kids menus offered at resort restaurants
  • Kids club
  • Cribs
  • High chairs

Fitness

The fitness center features cardio machines and strength-training equipment with multiple TVs. The resort focuses more on outdoor activities, including kayak rentals, canoes, rowboats, cycling, tennis and more – all of which are complimentary. Snowshoe rentals are available in winter, as is a private ice skating rink on the lake and the cozy resort library.
  • Activities and rentals at the private beach available from dawn to dusk, weather permitting
  • Private yoga and fitness counseling classes are available through the spa
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles (free)
  • Tennis (free)
  • Guided runs (free)
  • Paddle boats (free)
  • Motor boats

Business

The property’s 6,000 square feet of event space spans five meeting rooms, including an executive boardroom and a rustic conference center with two fireplaces.
  • Various team-building activities available

Number of meeting rooms5

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

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