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“Relaxing, beautiful spot on Lake Placid”
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Placid Bay Inn
Ranked #1 of 14 Lake Placid B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 13 September 2013

Very clean and friendly! Folks in the office were very helpful with directions, suggestions of what to do, and great restaurant advice. We enjoyed the beautiful gardens, pool, and waterfront views and seating.

Room Tip: You can view the rooms online and they were also very helpful over the phone. It was remarkably qui...
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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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sunintree, Manager at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2013

We are so happy to read you enjoyed your stay with us:) Our goal is to treat our guests how we'd like to be treated and offer as much insite about the area, to make the stay as pleasurable as possible. We take great pride in our cleanliness and hospitality! Thank you for your kind words and writing a review about our establishment. We look forward to having you as repeat guests in the future. Happy traveling till then!!

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Reviewed 10 September 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Placid Bay Inn for two nights because we found a good deal online. The room was extremely clean, and I'm a big stickler for that sort of thing. The staff were very, very friendly & accommodating. The grounds of the Inn are so pretty and my husband & I relaxed on the adirondack chairs overlooking the bay. You'd never guess that you were so close to the more "commercial" side of the village. The king size bed was luxurious and I loved the little electric fireplace that kept us cozy on the one rainy night. I would definitely, definitely recommend this Inn to anyone visiting the area. It's an excellent value!

Room Tip: We had room 12, right on the end, on the 2nd floor, which had a great view of the Bay,
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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sunintree, Owner at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2013

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at Placid Bay Inn, and appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with other travelers. You are so right, the backyard is like it's own little world. The leaves are starting to turn on the bay, and look so pretty reflected in the water. I hope you will both get a chance to have another getaway together soon. We look forward to seeing you again. Thank you!

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Reviewed 27 August 2013

Natural setting close to town. Great way to paddle in Lake Placid and enjoy the beauty of the surroundings. Very friendly and helpful staff, updated and clean accommodations, quiet yet easy to walk to the village activity. Grounds were well maintained and the landscaping added warmth and more beauty to this cozy location.

Room Tip: The lake view room was quiet; we woke to the sounds of the ducks and loon. For being so close to the...
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sunintree, Owner at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2013

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at our Inn. Many folks that come to Lake Placid, and pass by, do not realise what a beautiful spot we have in the backyard. Our family is blessed with having such a wonderful location on Lake Placid with Whiteface Mountain as the backdrop. We are happy that you enjoyed it as much as we do. We hope you will be able to visit sometime in the Fall, when all the colors are reflected in the water. It is breathtaking. Thank you again for staying with us on your trip to Lake Placid, and all your kind words.

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Reviewed 26 August 2013

Stayed at Placid Bay Inn recently, to attend a family funeral and found it very acceptable with the exception that the bed was too firm for me. Had a queen with a kitcenette and small refrige, very convenient. Tyra at the front desk could not have been more friendly or helpful, she was a delight. Room was very clean and comfortable otherwise. Really nice view from the picnic table on the water. Easy short drive or medium walk to everything and a fair price.

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sunintree, Manager at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2013

Well thank you very much for your kind words and your time in writing a review for our Inn. We are so glad you enjoyed our property and am very happy to hear you found it covenient. We look forward to having you back as our repeat guest under better circumstances. Next time, please let us know if the matress is a bit "firm", we purchased them under the suggestion of our hotel matress rep for popularity/support, but we have extra pillow topper matress covers to add to plushness, if requested. All our best!!

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Reviewed 23 August 2013

I don't usually write reviews, but felt I had to for this place! My boyfriend and I recently stayed here and loved it!!! The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. We loved having access to the canoes. The view from the dock is breathtaking!! It's in a great location....not right in the village but close enough to walk. There are Adirondack chairs down by the dock to enjoy the view. Very relaxing place as well as clean! Highly recommend this place for your nice stay.

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sunintree, Owner at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2013

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts with both us and fellow travelers. We truly appreciate that you enjoyed your stay. Like I always say- "We don't make the beautiful views, we just try to enhance them. Thank you again for taking the time to write a review, and hopefully we will see you again.

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Reviewed 22 August 2013

Cleanest hotel I've ever been in! Had everything I needed. Pool, Lake, canoos, refrigerator.Short walk to town. Woman who ran the place was soo sweet. The bed was soo soft. Awesome hotel, awesome stay, awesome vacation!

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sunintree, Owner at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2013

We are sooo happy that you had a great vacation, and that we had a small part in adding to that. :-) After a long summer season, your review brightened our day, making all the work well worth it. Thank you for sharing your thoughts, and we appreciate your kind words. Enjoy the rest of the beautiful summer.

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Reviewed 21 August 2013 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed in the Mallard cottage for two nights in late August. We were extremely impressed! The owner checked us in and was very friendly and accommodating. The cottage was spotless clean, spacious, and the view was spectacular. Walking distance from a number of restaurants and Lake Placid's downtown. All around great time! Thanks!

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sunintree, Owner at Placid Bay Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2013

We are so happy that you enjoyed The Mallard cottage, and appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts. We really enjoyed talking with you during your stay. You are both really lovely people. We hope you are able to get away again and see us again, soon. Thank you, again.

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Address: 2187 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1182
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Region: United States > New York > Lake Placid
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 14 B&Bs / Inns in Lake Placid
Price Range: £101 - £160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Placid Bay Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Adirondack ambiance surrounds you in our picturesque Inn located right on Placid Lake with magnificent views of Whiteface Mt. Relax in a comfortably appointed room, suite or cottage. We have updated & remodeled our accommodations including: upscale towels, bedding, and bathrooms, many with deep soaking tubs. Our Inn offers free Wi-Fi, canoes, outdoor pool, and Adirondack chairs for lounging by the Lake. Enjoy a leisurely stroll to downtown shops & restaurants. Visit our web site for details on our numerous year-round packages and online reservations.Please Note: We are a small hotel not a B&B. ... more   less 
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