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Alabama
Reviewed 12 October 2015

I was very pleased with the motel. I could have stayed at a more expensive and newer hotel but I prefer to support local businesses rather than chains. Great location with parking at your door. Had glass screened/storm door so you could leave main door open and still have light. Small motel in quiet location and pond at parking lot....

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SaraPlacidMotorInn, Manager at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time of giving us a positive review. We appreciate it very much. We had just installed those beautiful screen doors in the rooms in the front and are so happy to hear you like them. After reading your review we have decided to add them to the suites in the back also. Thank you for...

Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We just returned from two nights at the Sara Placid Motel. We always request room 11 and it was very comfortable and clean. We go to Saranac to hike, etc., every year and always stay here. In fact, we plan on going up again in another few weeks to do some hiking. Would not hesitate to stay there! Great location,...

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SaraPlacidMotorInn, Manager at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

It was very nice to read your review. We appreciate your choosing the Sara Placid Motor Inn each time you come to the Adirondacks to hike and vacation. We look forward to seeing your again in the near future. We appreciate all your kind and considerate words about the Motel and the Owner. Thanks again. Linda Hilbert, Manager

Springfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We've stayed here twice now. It's a pleasant and reliable stopover (or home base for hiking/fishing/exploring) place, the room we had (#6) spacious and clean, service gracious and personal. Negative review seems bizarre--in no way like our experience. I just booked a room for this week--absolutely recommend. We've never had an issue, but assume if we did it would be...

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SaraPlacidMotorInn, Manager at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for the wonderful review. We are happy to hear that your stay was comfortable and relaxing and the accommodations were to your liking. We look forward to seeing your again at the Sara Placid Motor Inn in the near future. Thanks again for taking the time to write us a nice review, Linda Hilbert,...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 20 August 2015

What has happened to the hotels in and around Lake Placid and Saranac lake NY? We have recently been doing some extensive hiking/mountain climbing around the region and have had several bad experiences with the hotels there. Our last stay was at the Sara Placid hotel in Saranac Lake NY. We were given room number 11 and after we left...

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SaraPlacidMotorInn, Owner at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

First of all we would to note that we DO TAKE PRIDE in our Motel and would like to address all the issues stated in this reply in the order as they were stated. First, all our rooms are not musty and moldy smelling. They are professionally cleaned daily and always smell very clean and fresh, All of our staff...

Solvay, New York
Reviewed 10 August 2015

The owner was such a nice man, thus I'm sorry that I have to disagree with all the excellent and very good reviews. I chose the motel based on the reviews (which were mostly very good!) and there was little else available (high season). The exterior looks nice, but rooms are very dated/worn and are need of repair and maintenance....

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SaraPlacidMotorInn, Manager at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very sorry that you feel that way about the interior of the rooms. We would like you to know that we take the highest pride in making sure our rooms are clean, updated with new beds, TV's, carpeting, Tiffany lights, etc. We are always upgrading our rooms in the best way possible in order for our...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We were lucky to get a room here last minute and the owner was very accommodating. The Sara Placid Motor Inn is an older motel, but don't let that fool you, the owner is on site and the place is very clean and very well maintained. Clean Room? Check Clean Linens? Check Well Stocked with Towels? Check Nice View to...

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SaraPlacidMotorInn, Manager at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review about the Sara Placid Motor Inn. We are so happy to hear that you had such a nice stay with us. We try to do the best we can to provide clean and comfortable rooms with a nice quiet and peaceful setting. Thank you...

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Ended up here late at night after a drive through Lake Placid looking for a room (national rugby championship in town). Front office was very nice and got us a clean, room with everything you could ask about. Two separate sinks, large room, huge fridge and even a cooktop. Clean and classic with nice linens. Pretty property right on the...

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SaraPlacidMotorInn, Owner at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for replying on Trip Advisor regarding the Sara Placid Motor Inn. We so appreciate your positive review and are so happy to hear you had a wonderful stay here. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future and providing you with excellent service again. Linda and Steve Hilbert, Owners.

Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

This past weekend we were able to stay here and must say we quite enjoyed our stay. The owner is an honest gentleman, we are thankful for the rest that staying here gave us. We stayed in the Prescott house, which is part of the motor inn. It's a beautiful historical building located up the hill away from the water.

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SaraPlacidMotorInn, Owner at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for staying at the beautiful Prescott House. It certainly is a gorgeous historical building, one we are very proud of. We are happy to hear you loved your stay there and that the stay was relaxing and peaceful. We appreciate all your kind words on Trip Advisor and look forward to serving you again...

Corpus Christi, Texas
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We were on our way to Lake Placid and saw the Red Fox Restaurant which looked interesting. Did a quick check online and it had great reviews. Driving through Saranac Lake we spotted the Sara Placid Motor Inn which also looked interesting. Stopped in and visited with owner. He was very friendly and also a fellow Texan. Decided to book...

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SaraPlacidMotorInn, Owner at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Sorry is took us so long to reply to your amazing review. We want to Thank You so much for staying with us at the Sara Placid Motor Inn and are happy to hear you had such a lovely time here and at the Red Fox. That is our favorite restaurant too. We always send all our guests...

Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 16 July 2015

My sister and I stayed here after hiking Ampersand. Very comfortable beds, big room, extra sink outside the bathroom, mini, fridge...very comfortable. The owner also offered us tennis rackets, but we ended up borrowing the paddleboat. We would stay here again the next time we are in Saranac.

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SaraPlacidMotorInn, Owner at Sara-Placid Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Ladies, Thank you so very much for the great review!!!! We really appreciate it and are happy to hear you had such a nice and fun time at the Sara Placid Motor Inn. We look forward to seeing you again. Linda and Steve Hilbert, Owners

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful lake/mountain setting. Motel rooms, kitchenettes, housekeeping apartments, suites with private bedrooms, Jacuzzi Suite, bed and breakfast type accommodations and three lakefront cottages. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sara-Placid Motor Inn

Address: 445 Lake Flower Ave, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-2463
Region: United States > New York > Saranac Lake
Price Range: ₹ 4,412 - ₹ 22,707 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 45
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“Motel rooms are all essentially the same - same view, same parking, same ammenities”
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“Request a room away from the road if you need quiet. Location is good enough to walk into town!”
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“Ask for a room as far from the road as possible. Although it was off-season, traffic was surprisingly heavy!”
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