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Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa
Ranked #1 of 31 Hotels in Lake Placid
Orangeville, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
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“Amazing resort”
Reviewed 12 June 2014 via mobile

We stayed at this resort for two nights, being from southern ontario I've never heard much about this area other then the Olympics.
We won a two night stay through a charitable donation made by the resort, which I would like to thank for donating to charity.

When we arrived at the resort, it blew our expectations away. The rooms were very modern and yet had a cottage feel to the room. The staff were all very friendly, we did not walk past a staff member that did not say hello. The beach front was very nice and had all the toys you could want!

The indoor pool area was unreal. We only had breakfast at the resort and it hands down was one of the best food/service combos we've had.

We really enjoyed out stay and again would like to thank the resort for donating the nights stay

  • Stayed June 2014
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Reviewed 10 June 2014

I would highly recommend the Mirror Lake Inn for your next corporate retreat. I recently organized a two-day retreat for 60 members of our corporate system, and it was a fantastic success!! I send very special thanks to Linda, Rob and the staff at MLI for their fantastic job, flexibility, accessibility, and overall hospitality. The food was very high quality, and served by very professional and friendly staff. The rooms are very comfortable, all offering a view of the lake, and the common spaces are very comfortable, and some very private. We look forward to going back a third time for next year's retreat.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled on business
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Albany, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2014

My wife and I just returned from an extraordinary stay at the Mirror Lake Inn in Lake Placid, NY.
We were celebrating our 40th Anniversary and looked at many potential places. Fortunately, we chose this one. Although we had been here many years prior, nothing prepared us for this experience. We stayed from Friday to Monday. We had breakfast and dinner each day at the Inn.
From the moment we arrived, the friendliness of the staff stood out. From the bellman, Will, who made us feel like family to the ever present maid, Amanda, who every time I turned around, was offering assistance.
The Marcy room with the four poster king bed, very comfortable seating area and spectacular lake view from the private balcony gave a sense of seclusion one would expect in a chalet. The two sided fireplace in the main building was a great setting for afternoon tea or an evening cocktail.
The main street, with many shops, is a short walk from the hotel.
We had breakfast in the main dinning room, the View, The buffet was not available but we were not disappointed. We had the breakfast package which allowed full options off the menu. My wife was so impressed with the omelet special from yesterday that she asked if it could be recreated today. The chef readily agreed, to her delight.
The first two nights, we had cocktails and dinner in the Bistro, next to the main dining room. Both nights, music was provided by a guitarist who was quite good. The bartender offered a taste of different wines for my wife to choose while simultaneously attending a full house. Each night we had the cheese sampler which we highly recommend. I had onion soup (very tasty) and my wife had a mixed green salad with a dressing she thought fabulous. Each night our server was Colin. He is training as a bobsled driver at the Olympic facilities. He was delightful and his enthusiasm bodes well for his Olympic hopes. He added to our enjoyment.
Last night, we celebrated our 40th Anniversary in the View restaurant. The setting is elegant and comfortable at the same time. The lake view in the early evening added to the special ambiance we felt. I had Rutabga & Apple Bisque as an appetizer (exquisite) and the filet that melted in your mouth and my wife had salad and the Scallop special. She said she never had better scallops. The experience could not have been more special.
Throughout our stay, the overwhelming theme to us was the friendliness of the staff. From the waitresses, Jeanne, Amara, and Jazen to the many others we encountered throughout our stay, we say "Thank you." Every time we passed a staff member, they smiled and greeted us warmly. What an atmosphere of welcome.
Congratulations to the owners' son who won the Silver Medal at the Olympics and to his parents who won the Gold for their resort.

Room Tip: Choose a Marcy room.
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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MLI, General Manager at Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa, responded to this review, 18 June 2014
Thank you for being our guest! Happy 40th Anniversary again! We are glad that you enjoyed your special getaway, the food, service and staff! We look forward to your return!
Sincerely,
Carl Gronlund
General Manager
Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa
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Chateaugay, New York
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

This was the second time that we have stayed overnight at the mirror lake inn and again we had excellent food, fantastic service and a gorgeous room!! We couldn't have been happier. From our check in experience to our check out, everything was perfect. The staff goes above and beyond to make you feel comfortable and welcoming. We ate 3 meals on property and the food was delicious. The cottage is so quaint and our meal was so good. Dinner at the bistro was absolutely wonderful and Jen, our server did an outstanding job. Our breakfast on Sunday morning was very good and the view of the lake was amazing. This time we tried a different part of the hotel for our stay and had a room in the mountain view building. Once again the staff went out of their way to make us feel special! The room was just beautiful. The sitting area was great for sitting and reading and with the screened in section we could enjoy the view at night without worrying about any Mosquitos!! Everything about our stay was perfect and we would strongly recommend this hotel to all!! Great job mirror lake inn !

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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MLI, General Manager at Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa, responded to this review, 18 June 2014
Thank you for being our guest! We’re glad that you enjoyed your second stay! We’re also glad that you felt the room was gorgeous and that our staff made you feel comfortable and welcome. We look forward to your return!
Sincerely,
Carl Gronlund
General Manager
Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa
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Queensbury, New York
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Beautiful hotel overlooking the lake in the heart of the Olympic Village of Lake Placid. The rooms are lovely and the hotel is comfortable and cozy. The best time to visit is actually the dead of winter, as it's a perfect adirondack getaway and you don't need to leave the hotel at all.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled on business
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MLI, General Manager at Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa, responded to this review, 18 June 2014
Thank you for being our guest! We are glad that you thought the room was lovely and the hotel so comfortable and cozy that you didn’t need to leave the hotel at all! We look forward to your return!
Sincerely,
Carl Gronlund
General Manager
Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa
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Lake Luzerne, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014

This is a wonderful place for a weekend retreat. The building is beautiful, the rooms clean and comfortable and the spa is one of the best we have ever been to. We love to sit in front of the fireplace and read on cooler nights. The breakfast buffet is outstanding. Across the road on the shore of the lake you will find the boathouse; a small bar and restaurant with excellent food and hot buttered rum that is to die for. This is a high end hotel but is worth the extra money.

Room Tip: The rooms in the balcony building have a great view of the lake .
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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MLI, General Manager at Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa, responded to this review, 18 June 2014
Thank you for being our guest! We’re happy you enjoyed your weekend retreat, your room, the spa and breakfast! We look forward to seeing you here again soon!
Sincerely,
Carl Gronlund
General Manager
Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa
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Goshen, New York
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Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

I always feel happy, relaxed & ready to face the busy schedule of life when I return home. Recharge your battery at Mirror Lake relax at the pool. Enjoy the view & restaurants. Stayed here several times & have enjoyed each stay. Friendly staff, wonderful relaxing afternoon tea.

  • Stayed May 2014
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MLI, General Manager at Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa, responded to this review, 6 June 2014
Thank you for being our guest! We were delighted to read that this is your favorite place in the US and that you enjoy each stay! We look forward to your many returns!
Sincerely,
Carl Gronlund
General Manager
Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa
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Property: Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa
Address: 77 Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3802
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Region: United States > New York > Lake Placid
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Lake Placid
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Lake Placid
#1 Luxury Hotel in Lake Placid
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Lake Placid
#1 Spa Hotel in Lake Placid
#1 Business Hotel in Lake Placid
#2 Romantic Hotel in Lake Placid
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:4 star — Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 131
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The distinguishing feature of this inn, which has been in business since 1924, is that all 131 rooms have a view of Mirror Lake and the Adirondack Mountains. ... more   less 
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