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The Elms Waterfront Cottages

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Sound Beach, New York
Reviewed 26 October 2016

At first let me say, The staff and owner at the elms were super friendly and helpful. When me, my boyfriend and our friends arrived here in july, we were amazed with the lake view it had. All of our cabins were right next to eachother and right on the lake! We loved getting up every morning having a cup...

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Charliechan1, Owner at The Elms Waterfront Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your delightful review. I am so happy you enjoyed yourself with the river rafting and other amenities. We look forward to your return, have a great holiday season. Chandler

Reviewed 26 September 2016

During Labor Day weekend, my husband and I (along with our pup) visited the Elms and had a LOVELY time. We would highly recommend it. We grilled every night, swam and kayaked in the Hudson and went hiking a couple of times.

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Charliechan1, Owner at The Elms Waterfront Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks J B for your review. I can see that you loved the great outdoors. We look forward to your return. Chandler

Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 16 September 2016

What a delightful place to unwind! From our second storey deck in The Lodge, we had the classic ADK view of water and mountains, bracketed and shaded by immense trees. The sunsets were glorious to behold. The Elms has a long history, and we applaud the efforts by Chandler and his staff to sustain the best of the past while...

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Charliechan1, Owner at The Elms Waterfront Cottages, responded to this review

Anita...thanks for visiting with us and taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your comments and look forward to your return. I'm glad you were able to "unwind" and enjoy the ambiance. See you soon, Chandler

Reviewed 2 September 2016

Let me start by saying that the owner and staff are very friendly and helpful. The sunset views are the best you'll ever see. If you're looking to decompress from the stresses of life, this is the place to go. We were also looking for dog-friendly accommodations and our dog had just as much fun as we did. She was...

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Charliechan1, Owner at The Elms Waterfront Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks Raquelita...we enjoyed having you and your family stay with us and look forward to your return....your effervescence was a delight ...your family was so gracious and appreciated by our other guests. I'm glad your dog had as much fun as you did, nothing could be worse than a bored dog...haha. See you soon, Chandler

Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Elms during a recent visit to the ADKs for a bike tour. How fantastic to have stayed a such a lovely cozy cottage along the lake shore. The staff was extremely hospitable. I throughly enjoyed the use of the kayaks to explore the clear, quiet lake sparsely lined by other lake side cottages and being enjoyed...

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Charliechan1, Owner at The Elms Waterfront Cottages, responded to this review

Jennifer...thank you for your kind words and descriptiveness. It sounds so relaxing and pastoral on that porch. We are all looking forward to your return. Enjoy. Chandler

Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I'm still experiencing new adventures at the Elms. One year it was just being there soaking in the return to nature. Then it was exploring the water activities. Then it was beautiful hiking for a few years. Then lake George. Then saratoga. Another time local food spots and bars recommended by Ray and Lorraine like Oscar's smoke house or a...

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Charliechan1, Owner at The Elms Waterfront Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks Tom and Amanda...for being such long time customers...that's why your name is on cottage #4. We appreciate your hospitality, Amanda's white table cloth gourmet cooking, the laughter between you two and our guests. You always bring such life to The Elms...as well as Molly and Scooter...see you soon. Chandler

Wilton Manors, Florida
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Twenty one of us had a great time hanging out on docks and decks - playing cards and board games and enjoying the lake scenery or hopping into the many kayaks, row boats, pedal boats, and stand up paddle boards, respectively. The volleyball net kept us hopping and there was extra lawn space for Frisbee/Can Jam. We gathered each day...

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Charliechan1, Owner at The Elms Waterfront Cottages, responded to this review

Love the Brody Bunch...you guys were sensational...thanks for making the property come to life with your enthusiasm, playfulness and overall good cheer. We hope to see you many more times in the future. Chandler

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We had a group of 22 staying at the Elms to celebrate my Mom's 80th Birthday. It was the perfect place for such a gathering, as everyone had their own space when needed, as we rented multiple cabins, but there was also large enough spaces for communal gatherings. The location is beautiful as it is right on Lake Luzerne and...

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Charliechan1, Owner at The Elms Waterfront Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for all of your kind words...I have to say your entire family was so easy going, congenial, friendly, helpful, energetic and hospitable. I can't wait to host your mom's 85th...and have you all back again. Truly a delight. All the best, and happy birthday! Chandler

Reviewed 20 August 2016

My family stayed at the Elms Waterfront Cottages this past week for 6 nights. It was our annual vacation and We loved it. We are from south eastern Massachusetts. We wanted to plan a trip to Lake George, NY and stay in a cottage or cabin on the water and be able to bring our 2 dogs. At first looking...

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Charliechan1, Owner at The Elms Waterfront Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you Jessie for a very illuminating story of your vacation. I think it will help others decide if this is the right product for them. Glad you had a great time, and look forward to your return. Chandler

Castleton, NY
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The Elms is a great place to stay, very pretty along the river in the village of Lake Luzerne. You feel welcome as soon as you pull into the driveway. Very special place with very nice cabins and other lodging. Chandler will see that you have a great stay!

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Charliechan1, Owner at The Elms Waterfront Cottages, responded to this review

Georgia...thank you for your kind words. So glad you enjoyed your stay, and that it was special for you. Look forward to your return. Be well, Chandler

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about The Elms Waterfront Cottages

Address: 1 Bay Rd, P.O. Box 95, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846-2600
Region: United States > New York > Lake Luzerne
Price Range: £133 - £334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Elms Waterfront Cottages 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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The Elms Waterfront Cottages Hotel Lake Luzerne
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“The Lodge has 2 rooms on the second floor; all cottages are one-storey.”
anitaw973, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I recommend staying in one of the cottages for best views and privacy”
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569jessiek, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Any cottage has a great view of the lake”
kvikara, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask the office for what type of cottage you would prefer. There are several different options, depending on the size of your party.”
lordhurwitzk, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Cabins near the little beach are the best!”
Shopaliciousblog, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
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