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Chelka Lodge on Lake George
Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in Bolton Landing
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Owners take great pride in keeping Chelka Lodge up to date. New beds and impeccable grounds. Breakfast was a treat. Boats and kayaks are available for the guests. I would live to come back year after year. Only problem is the lack of efficiency units for those who would like to cook once in a while.

  • Stayed: July 2013
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Adkski, Owner at Chelka Lodge on Lake George, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2013

Thank you for your review! We would love to have you as our guests again. We enjoy providing breakfast for our guests-we hope you were able to have some of Judy's homemade banana bread. If not, we'll be sure to have it on the menu next time!

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Reviewed 1 August 2013

We stayed 5 nights at Chelka Lodge and had a great time. Dave and Judy were great hosts and very helpful in recommending good restaurants in the area. The plentiful availability of canoes, kayaks, paddleboards, and rowboats along with the very nice swimming area and all the lawn chairs on the beautiful landscaped property made for an outstanding setting.

Room Tip: While views on the first floor were good, next time we will try to get a room on the upper level or...
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  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Adkski, Owner at Chelka Lodge on Lake George, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2013

Thank you for your review. Our canoes, kayaks, rowboats and particularly our new stand-up paddle boards are very popular with our guests. We are so fortunate to have such a large expanse of lawn which gives us the opportunity to plant the perennial gardens. We're so happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again. We think you would enjoy our second-floor rooms-the view is outstanding!

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Reviewed 24 July 2013

Our 3-day stay at Chelka Lodge was absolutely amazing. We loved the beautifully manicured grounds, the staff, the dogs (especially Sophie) and of course the private swimming in the lake!
The room was spacious, clean and comfortable. The view was super. Wish we had stayed a lot longer. Owners Judy & Dave were very friendly and accommodating and you can tell that they take great pride in their lodge. Can't wait to go back again!

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Adkski, Owner at Chelka Lodge on Lake George, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2013

Thank you for your review. Sophie also thanks you! She loves mingling with our guests. We do have a beautiful spot on the lake and we are so lucky to have large lawns and gardens. We're glad you enjoyed them. We hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 19 July 2013 via mobile

My over-the-weekend stay at Chelka Lodge was wonderful. I enjoyed the beautiful room overlooking the lake......with the private balcony.....incredible views and sounds of the lake lapping the shore. Hosts, Judy and David, and staff were friendly and accommodating. The breakfast room is so lovely and a perfect place to begin one's day enjoying a delicious light breakfast and mingling with other guests. The Chelka Lodge is fantastic.

  • Stayed: July 2013
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Adkski, Owner at Chelka Lodge on Lake George, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2013

We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. The lake lapping the shore is such a peaceful one. We're happy to be able to provide a light breakfast. Our guests seem to really like it and it often leads to great conversations!

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Reviewed 18 July 2013

My husband and I just spent 4 nights at the Chelka Lodge, and I wish we had been able to stay longer. We stayed in one of the lakeside efficiency rooms--literally just a couple feet from the lake. The room was clean, comfortable, and spacious. The owners, Dave and Judy, were friendly and helpful, and their 2 dogs who roamed the property were sweet. The view is great, and in addition to a nice little beach for swimming, you can use the various kayaks, row boats, canoes, and paddle boards. Although we have no children, many of the guests did have kids and it was clear that they were having a great time.

The location is between Lake George Village and Bolton Landing, which makes visiting both towns very convenient. The area of the Lodge itself seems mostly residential, so it was quite peaceful at night. Breakfast was simple, but good--cereals, coffee, tea, juice, fruit, and assorted pastries & muffins--and is free with the room in season. Really the perfect way to start off the day.

All in all, I would highly recommend the Chelka Lodge to my friends and family. I hope we will be able to visit again this fall.

Room Tip: We were in room 32, which is under the Lodge's deck. It was a little noisy above us at times wit...
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  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Adkski, Owner at Chelka Lodge on Lake George, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2013

Thank you for staying with us and for your review. Our new efficiencies have been very popular. We are aware of the overhead noise issue and have moved some furniture to locations on the deck which are not directly over rooms, so hopefully this will minimize the noise. We always appreciate guest's comments and suggestions and we are constantly trying to improve our guests' experience.

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Reviewed 17 July 2013

My husband and I discovered the Chelka this June (2013) and now we are completely hooked. It's only mid-July and we have already been there three times--twice without our kids and once with our little ones. Each time has been our favorite!! Judy and Dave and the rest of the staff are super sweet and helpful and the other guests have also been very friendly. Our kids were totally entertained and my husband and I can either partake in all the activities the Chelka offers its guests or else we enjoy just lounging lakeside watching everyone have a great time there. The new adult-only rooms are beautiful! And the family rooms are simply perfect. We absolutely love it and we recommend it to everyone heading up to the lake George area. We are certain to be heading back up there again very soon since it is now our new spot for a quaint and perfect getaway. Thanks Chelka!! Alyssa & Daryle

  • Stayed: June 2013
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Adkski, Owner at Chelka Lodge on Lake George, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2013

Thank you for your review! We have enjoyed getting to know you and your family and we're glad that you have enjoyed staying in several different rooms. Our intention has been to be able to offer a variety of rooms depending on each guest's particular needs. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 10 July 2013

. Wonderful trip. Beautiful view. They had kayaks, canoes, paddle boards, row boat. They had a beach with a floating dock. Shuffle board, basketball and an outdoor paddle ball table. Everyone there was very nice and helpful. The rooms had chairs outside to relax and enjoy the view, it was covered so we could even sit in the rain.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with family
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Adkski, Owner at Chelka Lodge on Lake George, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2013

We're happy that you enjoyed our lodge, especially considering you came from so far away! Although we wish we could provide sunshine every day of every guest's vacation, having the covered patios and balconies do allow you to enjoy the view in any weather. Lake George is beautiful in sunshine, rain or snow!

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Additional Information about Chelka Lodge on Lake George

Address: 4204 Lakeshore Drive, Bolton Landing, NY 12824
Region: United States > New York > Bolton Landing
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in Bolton Landing
Price Range: £71 - £121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located directly on beautiful Lake George, Chelka Lodge offers spacious motel and efficiency accommodations,and the water's edge is just a few steps from your door. Amenities include free use of rowboats, canoes, and kayaks, basketball, ping pong, and shuffleboard, sandy beach and sand-bottom swimming area. Beautiful lake views from every room. Complimentary light breakfast is served during peak season in our beautifully appointed lodge. AAA rated. ... more   less 
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