Best Western Saranac Lake

487 Lake Flower Ave., Saranac Lake, NY 12983 United States (USA)
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2.5 Star Property
44.314686-74.119420
+1-800-219-2797
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3.0/5

Based on 426 guest reviews

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  • Our hotel comes with an indoor pool
  • Avg. Group Discount of 5.7%!
  • 69 rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Check-in time: 3pm
  • Check-out time: 11:00am
  • Has environment-friendly policy
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 10.0/10

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Room Types

Check Rates1 King Bed Continental Breakfast Free WiFi Ground Floor Sofa Bed Microwave, Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Continental Breakfast Free WiFi Second Floor Microwave, Refrigerator
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Check Rates1 King Bed Continental Breakfast Free WiFi Second Floor Sofa Bed Microwave, Refrigerator
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Check Rates1 King Bed Second Floor Microwave and Refrigerator WiFi Continental Breakfast
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Check Rates1 King Bed Second Floor Queen Sofa Bed Microwave and Refrigerator WiFi Continental Breakfast
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds Continental Breakfast Free WiFi Ground Floor Microwave, Refrigerator
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds Continental Breakfast Free WiFi Pets Allowed Ground Floor Microwave, Refrigerator
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds Continental Breakfast Free WiFi Second Floor Microwave, Refrigerator
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds Continental Breakfast Free WiFi, Microwave, Refrigerator
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds Desk Microwave and Refrigerator WiFi Bathtub Continental Breakfast
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds Ground Floor Microwave and Refrigerator WiFi Continental Breakfast
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds Pet Friendly Room Ground Floor Microwave and Refrigerator WiFi Continental Breakfast
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds Second Floor Microwave and Refrigerator WiFi Continental Breakfast
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Check RatesAccessible 1 King Accessible Communication Assistance Roll in Shower Chair Bed Continental Breakfast
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Check RatesAccessible 1 King Continental Breakfast Accessible Communication Assistance
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Saranac Lake History Musuem The Wild Center - Tupper Lake Lake Placid Olympic venues Dewey Mountain Recreation Center Mt. Pisgah Recreation Center Hiking Boating Golf

Verified Reviews of Best Western Saranac Lake

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Excellent Place for Getaway!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Our room was large and comfortable. Lots of space for everything, did not feel cramped. Beds were super comfortable and clean. No complaints, the staff was sweet and nice, couldn't be nicer. An excellent stay.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
16-Dec-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Dec 10 to Tue Dec 12 2023 at a $145.99 average nightly rate.
Response from Management on 18-Dec-2023:
Thank you for your great review, we really appreciate you choosing the Best Western Saranac Lake!
"Nice Hotel & Staff!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Polite staff, clean hotel. Will stay again!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
25-Sep-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Sep 06 to Thu Sep 07 2023 at a $159.00 average nightly rate.
Response from Management on 30-Sep-2023:
Thank you Charles! We appreciate the kind words and hope to see you back soon!
"Nice Hotel & Staff"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Very nice stay. Staff was very welcoming and accommodated me with all my requests.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
09-Jun-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Jun 05 to Tue Jun 06 2023 at a $192.99 average nightly rate.
3.0 out of 5. Based on 426 guest reviews

Property Description

This comfortable Saranac Lake hotel ensures that guests are only a few steps or a short drive away from dozens of must-see sites as well as outdoor recreational action. Saranac Lake hotels boast one of the best locations in New York. The Adirondack Mountain adventure is one to not miss. Why not take advantage of a comfortable Saranac Lake hotel that combines great amenities with a very affordable price. With close proximity to Lake Placid and Olympic venues that are just part of the appeal. We are directly across from Lake Flower, which connects to miles of waterways. We're also within walking distance of restaurants, boat rentals. Guests visit our Saranac Lake hotel to get up close and personal with Mother Nature. The unbelievable fall foliage, hiking, golf and snowmobiling opportunities are unlike anything you've experienced before. Take a hike on one of the many mountains and breathe in that mountain air. Discover the adrenaline-packed adventure of snowmobiling with the rail trail directly behind us. Downtown Saranac Lake has galleries, eateries and much to see. Since we're eight miles from downtown Lake Placid, our Saranac Lake hotel can offer much lower rates than competitors. Plenty of business travelers call our rooms their second home. The perks here are limitless. Free Wi-Fi is standard. We have complimentary newspapers and the only free continental breakfast in town. Our restaurant, McKenzie's Grille located just outside the lobby, serves reasonably priced breakfast and lunch on weekends from 6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. open daily May 15 - Oct 15. Book a stay with the Best Western® Saranac Lake and find our centrally located comfortable hotel. Pets are allowed, but only in rooms described as pet friendly in the room description. If these rooms are not available, no further pets are permitted on that date. Click on view full hotel details for pet policies. We welcome groups of all types and would love to chat with you regarding your stay. We can't wait to welcome you!

Green Sustainability

Recycling available.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3pm
Check Out: 11:00am
Year of Last Renovation: 2017
Floors: 2
Rooms: 69
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 69
Handicap Rooms: 4
Rooms with 1 Bed: 17
Rooms with 2 Beds: 52
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 450 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 50 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 2.0 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
FEMA Approved: Yes
Pool Info: 9 AM - 10 PM indoor pool
Ownership: Hari Krushna Inc
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Our standard cancellation policy is 24-hours prior to arrival. For Group Blocks it is listed in the contract.
Nightly Parking: 0
Typical Group Deposit: 250
Total Taxes: 13.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 8.00%
Occupancy Tax: 5.00%

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Boat Launch
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jogging path
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • TV Channel: Showtime
  • TV Channel: Weather Channel
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • TV Channel: Disney Channel
  • TV Channel: Discovery Channel
  • TV Channel: Nickelodeon
  • Terrace

Airport & Shuttle Information

Lake Clear Airport is 10 miles away - flights from Boston and JFK

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

SORRY RESTAURANT IS CLOSED DUE TO COVID. We have our own on premise restaurant McKenzie's Grille which is open 6 am - 2 pm daily. It is not included in room rate but we do offer hotel guests a 10 % discount and free coffee always. Ala Carte service. We also offer discounted $5.00 breakfast coupons for sale at the front desk which gives guest the option of choosing between 3 fixed breakfast selections.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a room. The size limit for a dog is 80 pounds. The pet friendly rate is $15 per pet per day with a $100 per week maximum.

Parking Info

There is free parking around the entire building.

Internet / WiFI

There is free High-speed internet access throughout the entire building.

About Best Western Hotels

  • 4000+ independently owned hotels located in over 100 countries
  • Best Western Rewards is a free program where members can earn 10 points for every dollar spent or airline/partner rewards for each night stay. With no blackout dates and points that never expire, whats not love?
  • 18 brands, including: Best Western, Best Western Plus, and Best Western Premier
  • Best Western offers exceptional value with great amenities including free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and lond distance access. Convenient computer room in the lobby area perfect for copy and fax services, and even printing out boarding passes, maps, etc.
  • Best Western Plus offers upgraded bath amenities, an in-room mini-fridge, and a spacious work desk. Fitness room, laundry room, and business center also available. Free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and long distance access
  • Best Western Premier gives guests the highest quality amenties, furnishings, and decor with personalized guest services. All rooms have a safe, mini-fridge, free high-speed internet access, free local and long distance calls, and an LCD or Plasma TV with HD channels. On-site dining, fitness room, business center, snack shop, and meeting rooms

The Best Western Hotels highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Suggested AI Generated Itinerary

    Day 1

  • Breakfast: Blue Moon Cafe, located at 55 Main Street, is a local favorite for breakfast and brunch. They serve a variety of dishes including pancakes, omelettes, and breakfast burritos. It is approximately 0.7 miles from Best Western Saranac Lake.
  • Lunch: Lakeview Deli, located at 137 River Street, is a great spot for a quick and tasty lunch. They offer a variety of sandwiches, wraps, and salads. It is approximately 0.9 miles from Best Western Saranac Lake.
  • Dinner: The Cowboy, located at 274 Trudeau Road, is a popular steakhouse known for its delicious cuts of meat and cozy atmosphere. It is approximately 1.5 miles from Best Western Saranac Lake.
  • Activity: Take a scenic hike at Mount Baker, located at 4 Baker Street. This mountain offers beautiful views of the surrounding area and is a popular spot for outdoor enthusiasts. It is approximately 2.3 miles from Best Western Saranac Lake.
  • Day 2

  • Breakfast: Origin Coffee Co., located at 77 Main Street, is a trendy coffee shop that also serves delicious breakfast options such as avocado toast and breakfast bowls. It is approximately 0.6 miles from Best Western Saranac Lake.
  • Lunch: Blue Moon Cafe, located at 55 Main Street, is a local favorite for lunch as well. They offer a variety of sandwiches, salads, and soups. It is approximately 0.7 miles from Best Western Saranac Lake.
  • Dinner: The Left Bank Cafe, located at 36 Broadway, is a charming French bistro known for its delicious cuisine and cozy ambiance. It is approximately 0.8 miles from Best Western Saranac Lake.
  • Activity: Explore the Wild Center, located at 45 Museum Drive. This natural history museum and outdoor park offers interactive exhibits and beautiful trails to explore. It is approximately 7.2 miles from Best Western Saranac Lake.
  • Day 3

  • Breakfast: Blue Moon Cafe, located at 55 Main Street, is a reliable choice for breakfast once again. They serve delicious breakfast options to start your day off right. It is approximately 0.7 miles from Best Western Saranac Lake.
  • Lunch: Lakeview Deli, located at 137 River Street, is a convenient option for a quick and tasty lunch. They offer a variety of sandwiches, wraps, and salads. It is approximately 0.9 miles from Best Western Saranac Lake.
  • Dinner: Lake Placid Pub & Brewery, located at 813 Mirror Lake Drive, is a popular spot for dinner and drinks. They offer a variety of pub-style dishes and their own craft beers. It is approximately 9.7 miles from Best Western Saranac Lake.
  • Activity: Visit the Olympic Center, located at 2634 Main Street in Lake Placid. This iconic venue hosted the 1980 Winter Olympics and offers ice skating, hockey, and a museum showcasing Olympic history. It is approximately 9.6 miles from Best Western Saranac Lake.

Previously known as:
Best Western Mountain Lake Inn

Hotel Rate Trends at Best Western Saranac Lake

Rate fluctuations of Best Western Saranac Lake

The graph above is averages of room rates for both our group quotes and the lowest online individual rates our system could find at the time the group/meeting bid was entered. The best group deal shown is 33.8% in May 2024 and the highest average individual rate is $321 in the month of July 2023. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Best Western Saranac Lake in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Best Western Saranac Lake

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Best Western Saranac Lake.

Feel free to use the Best Western Saranac Lake meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Saranac Lake event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Meeting Room 25 x 18 x 8 450--/----40--------/--40----
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Meeting Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
450 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
25 x 18 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$250.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$400.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$200.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$500.00 USD

FAQs about Best Western Saranac Lake

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00am based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Best Western Saranac Lake have?

There are 69 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Best Western Saranac Lake?

Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Best Western Saranac Lake?

SORRY RESTAURANT IS CLOSED DUE TO COVID. We have our own on premise restaurant McKenzie's Grille which is open 6 am - 2 pm daily. It is not included in room rate but we do offer hotel guests a 10 % discount and free coffee always. Ala Carte service. We also offer discounted $5.00 breakfast coupons for sale at the front desk which gives guest the option of choosing between 3 fixed breakfast selections.

What parking is available at Best Western Saranac Lake?

There is free parking around the entire building.

How much does internet cost?

There is free High-speed internet access throughout the entire building.

Can I get a AAA rate at Best Western Saranac Lake?

Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA CAA Rate 1 King Bed Continental Breakfast Free WiFi Ground Floor Sofa Bed Microwave, Refrigerato

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Best Western Saranac Lake?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

Is there a pool at Best Western Saranac Lake?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. 9 AM - 10 PM indoor pool.

Testimonials:

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"The service helped us find a hotel we didn't even know was there! And the group rates were very good!" J.L. - Toronto, ON

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