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Saranac Lake New York Accommodations

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The Saranac Lake center is approximately 5 miles southeast of Adirondack Regional Airport and 7 miles west of Cascade Cross Country Ski Center.

Saranac Lake is a small village in the northern part of New York. It has a population of just over 5,000 residents, and its name comes from the Lower, Middle, and Upper Saranac Lakes, which are close to the village. It also sits within three different towns, which are North Elba, Harrietstown, and St. Armand, and falls within both Essex and Franklin Counties. In 1998, it was named as an All-America City by the National Civic League, and it earned the 11th spot on the “100 Best Small Towns in America” list. More from this guide...

Saranac Lake Hotels/Accommodations

Hotel Saranac
+1-888-389-4121
100 Main St., Saranac Lake, NY 12983
  • Expensive Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 6 floors
From$151
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Best Western Saranac Lake in Saranac Lake
+1-888-675-2083
487 Lake Flower Ave., Saranac Lake, NY 12983-2463
  • Three Star Resort hotel
  • 69 rooms in hotel
From$90
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Lake Placid Lodge - Lake Placid
+1-800-716-8490
Whiteface Inn Rd., Lake Placid, NY 12946 ~6.31 miles east of Saranac Lake
  • Four star property
  • Airport shuttle provided
  • Bathroom also clean
  • Food is all right
From$500
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The Whiteface Lodge : 7 Whiteface Inn Ln
+1-800-805-5223
7 Whiteface Inn Ln, Lake Placid, NY 12946 ~6.43 miles east of Saranac Lake
  • Luxurious 5-star Resort property
  • Check-in: 4:00pm
  • Near lake
  • Most guests thought the building was wonderful
From$225
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Quality Inn on Lake Placid : 2125 Saranac Ave.
+1-888-965-1860
2125 Saranac Ave., Lake Placid, NY 12946 ~7.05 miles east of Saranac Lake
  • 3 star Convention Center property
  • Check in: 4:00p
  • Rooms in need of an update
  • Located near shopping areas and the city center
Town & Country Motor Inn in Lake Placid
+1-888-788-5576
2200 Saranac Ave., Lake Placid, NY 12946 ~7.19 miles east of Saranac Lake
  • Low Cost property
Woodlake Inn - Lake Placid
+1-888-897-9207
2285 Saranac Ave., Lake Placid, NY 12946 ~7.39 miles east of Saranac Lake
  • Cheap Resort hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Not enough parking facilities, according to 73%
  • Almost all guests said rooms were small
Lake Placid Summit Hotel / Resort & Suites - Lake Placid
+1-888-311-4278
2375 Saranac Ave., Lake Placid, NY 12946 ~7.60 miles east of Saranac Lake
  • Low priced Resort property
  • 26 suites in hotel
  • Shower can be a problem
  • Parking is rare
High Peaks Resort in Lake Placid
+1-888-469-4795
2384 Saranac Ave., Lake Placid, NY 12946 ~7.61 miles east of Saranac Lake
  • Expensive Resort property
  • Check-in time: 4:00pm
  • Most guests said rooms were clean enough
  • Great shopping
From$118
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Lake House High Peaks Resort - Lake Placid
+1-888-734-9421
1 Mirror Lake Dr., Lake Placid, NY 12946 ~7.66 miles east of Saranac Lake
  • 3 star hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
Crowne Plaza Resort & Golf Club Lake Placid
+1-888-841-5292
101 Olympic Dr., Lake Placid, NY 12946 ~7.68 miles east of Saranac Lake
  • Affordable Resort property
  • Hotel has 33 meeting rooms
  • Internet slow
  • All guests liked the proximity to shopping
From$219
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Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort & Suites - Lake Placid
+1-888-455-5160
2559 Main St., Lake Placid, NY 12946 ~7.73 miles east of Saranac Lake
  • 3 star Resort property
  • Check-in time: 3pm
  • Very quiet
  • Excellent romantic hotel
From$129
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Hotel North Woods
+1-888-965-8297
2520 Main St., Lake Placid, NY 12946 ~7.73 miles east of Saranac Lake
  • Midscale Downtown hotel
  • 92 rooms in property
Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa in Lake Placid
+1-888-906-6358
77 Mirror Lake Dr., Lake Placid, NY 12946 ~7.74 miles east of Saranac Lake
  • 4 star Mountain hotel
  • Hotel has 4 floors
  • All guests found the restaurant service to be one of the best
  • Incredible bar
From$165
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Best Western Adirondack Inn in Lake Placid
+1-888-749-6785
2625 Main St., Lake Placid, NY 12946-3308 ~7.89 miles east of Saranac Lake
  • Midscale Mountain hotel
  • 4 suites in hotel
From$152
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Hilton Lake Placid Resort in Lake Placid
+1-888-878-9982
Mirror Lake Dr., Lake Placid, NY 12946 ~7.96 miles east of Saranac Lake
  • Mid-scale Resort hotel
  • Check in: 4:00PM
From$289
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Lake Placid Inn
+1-888-389-4485
821 Mirror Lake Dr., Lake Placid, NY 12946 ~8.02 miles east of Saranac Lake
  • Four star Convention Center hotel
  • 40 rooms in property
Hampton Inn & Suites Lake Placid - Lake Placid
+1-888-389-4121
801 Mirror Lake Dr., Lake Placid, NY 12946 ~8.02 miles east of Saranac Lake
  • Mid-scale Resort hotel
  • Hotel has 26 suites
  • Close to restaurants, bars and the city center
  • Great view
From$109
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Courtyard by Marriott Lake Placid : 5920 Cascade Rd.
+1-888-675-2083
5920 Cascade Rd., Lake Placid, NY 12946 ~8.51 miles east of Saranac Lake
  • Midscale Resort property
  • Hotel has 4 floors
  • Nice Ambience
  • Good service
From$149
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Rodeway Inn in Lake Placid
+1-800-716-8490
5828 Cascade Rd., Lake Placid, NY 12946 ~8.67 miles east of Saranac Lake
  • 2-star Mountain property
  • Hotel has 61 rooms
  • Rooms in need of an update
  • Close to the city center with easily acessible parking
Mountain Brook Lodge in Wilmington
+1-800-805-5223
5712 Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12997 ~16.06 miles east of Saranac Lake
  • 2 star Mountain property
  • Check in time: 2:00PM
From$104
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Red Roof Plus+ & Suites Malone in Malone
+1-888-965-1860
42 Finney Blvd., Malone, NY 12953 ~37.08 miles north of Saranac Lake
  • Two-star Rural hotel
  • Check in: 2:00PM
From$127
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Econo Lodge : 227 West Main St.
+1-888-788-5576
227 West Main St., Malone, NY 12953 ~37.21 miles north of Saranac Lake
  • 2 star property
  • Free breakfast available
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
+1-888-897-9207
3351 State Route 11, Malone, NY 12953 ~37.39 miles north of Saranac Lake
  • Affordable Mountain property
  • 2 conference rooms in property
  • Most guests said rooms were clean
  • Pool area nice
Basin Harbor
+1-888-311-4278
4800 Basin Harbor Rd., Vergennes, VT 05491 ~39.20 miles east of Saranac Lake
  • Three Star Resort hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
From$150
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Bar Chart: Upcoming 20 Days of Saranac Lake Hotel Rates

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Saranac Lake, NY discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Saranac Lake hotel for each day and each star rating category.

Saranac Lake also has over 180 buildings that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The area was first settled by European Americans two centuries ago, following the American Revolutionary War. An early resident also founded the Adirondack Cottage Sanitarium, where patients would come to recover from tuberculosis as the dry, cold air was said to help the symptoms of the disease. The village later become known as a center for tuberculosis care.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Saranac Lake, NY?

Saranac Lake has a pleasant climate throughout most of the year, although it does get quite a bit of snowfall in the winter. The annual average is between 100 and 125 inches, most of which falls between October and May. It's a hub for winter outdoor activities, including downhill and cross-country skiing, ice skating, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing.

In the summer months, the high temperature is rarely higher than 76 degrees Fahrenheit and the humidity level is fairly moderate. The summer and winter seasons have the highest levels of tourism, so hotel rates tend to go up during these times of the year.

During the summer season, the village hosts free concerts in several parks, which can draw large crowds. The annual 10-day winter carnival has taken place in Saranac Lake for more than a century and includes a parade, an ice palace, and various competitions and activities. The Can Am Rugby Tournament is also hosted by the village every year, and it's the largest tournament of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. These events can all impact hotel prices throughout the year.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Saranac Lake, NY:

seasonality of hotel rates in Saranac Lake

Saranac Lake by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean nightly cost trends by star rating class in Saranac Lake, NY. You can use these charts to determine the best dates to book a room in Saranac Lake during the year.

What Are the Luxury Hotel Options in Saranac Lake, NY?

4 Star Average Prices: $180.12

For a more luxurious stay, you'll have to travel outside Saranac Lake to one of the neighboring cities. The Essex Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa is a four-star property situated about 78 miles from the village, although it's worth the trip, especially for foodies. This unique resort offers exemplary dining experiences at its on-site restaurants, along with cooking classes taught by world-renowned chefs.

Additionally, relaxing treatments are available at the spa, while amenities include indoor and outdoor pools, outdoor tennis courts, concierge services, and a complimentary area shuttle. The rooms have iPod docking stations, premium bedding, refrigerators, free toiletries, and complimentary Wi-Fi.

High Peaks Resort is another appealing place to stay if you want high-end amenities. This spot has two restaurants, two bars, a business center, two outdoor pools, and a fitness center. You can also hop on the complimentary ski shuttle to get to the nearby resorts. Every room comes equipped with a flat-screen TV with premium programming, a refrigerator, a pillowtop bed with premium bedding, and a private bathroom with complimentary toiletries. For the ultimate in relaxation, book a massage during your stay.

What Are Some Low Cost Hotel Options in Saranac Lake, NY?

3 Star Average Prices: $153.77

Quality Inn on Lake Placid is a budget-friendly place to stay. It's located about 7 miles outside of Saranac Lake and offers easy access to Mirror Lake and Lake Placid Center for the Arts. Available amenities include outdoor tennis courts, barbecue grills, a picnic area, a spa tub, and a business center. Free newspapers are available in the lobby each morning, as is a complimentary hot and cold breakfast buffet with a variety of options to enjoy. The rooms feature flat-screen TVs with digital programming, refrigerators, free Wi-Fi, and private safes. Parking for larger vehicles is also available on-site.

Sara Placid Inn & Suites is another affordable option in the area. This cozy hotel has 17 guest rooms, each of which has a microwave, a refrigerator, a private bathroom with complimentary toiletries, a tea and coffee maker, a TV with cable channels, and a separate workspace. Free parking is available to guests throughout their stay. You can also enjoy eating al fresco in the hotel's picnic area or take in the view from the private garden.

Lake Placid Summit Hotel/Resort & Suites provides reasonable rates for its rooms. This property has an indoor swimming pool, a fireplace in the lobby, a fitness center, and a 24-hour front desk. You can park for free on the property and even arrange for limousine or town car service with the staff. A complimentary shuttle offers service to several nearby ski resorts during the winter season. In-room amenities include LCD TVs with cable programming, refrigerators, complimentary toiletries, phones, microwaves, and desks for working. You can also grab a bite or a cocktail at the hotel restaurant and bar.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Saranac Lake

2 Star Average Prices: $127.13

Which Hotels in Saranac Lake, NY Offer Discounts?

Courtyard by Marriott Lake Placid offers AAA discounts to members of the automotive organization. Every room boasts a microwave and a refrigerator for warming up and storing food options, a phone with local calls, a private safe, a desk, complimentary toiletries, wired and wireless internet access, and a flat-screen TV with all your favorite cable channels. During your stay, you're welcome to use the indoor swimming pool, fitness center, and ski storage area. A welcoming fireplace greets you when you walk into the lobby. Dining options include a cafe serving dinner and a coffee shop serving light meals and snacks.

For government and military personnel, discounted rates are available at Crowne Plaza Lake Placid. This hotel has an indoor pool and spa tub, which are perfect for relaxing in after a long day on the ski slopes. You can also enjoy a meal at the on-site restaurant and bar, order room service during select hours, or enjoy the breakfast buffet for an additional fee.

Within the rooms, you'll find amenities like microwaves, refrigerators, tea and coffee makers, private safes, phones with free local calls, and complimentary toiletries. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property, while a beach shuttle offers service to the nearby lakefront during the summer months.

What Hotels in Saranac Lake, NY Offer the Best Value?

Enjoy a cost-effective stay at Hotel North Woods, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member. It has high ratings for its spacious and clean rooms, professional and friendly service, and convenient location that offers access to shopping and dining areas. Your room will include a comfortable Tempur-Pedic bed with premium bedding, a microwave, a refrigerator, free wireless internet access, and a TV with digital programming. The hotel staff is available 24 hours a day and can assist with bicycle rentals and provide concierge services. Additional amenities include luggage storage, free parking, and two restaurants.

Another property that offers excellent value to visitors is Best Western Adirondack Inn in Lake Placid. It's close to a beach, Olympic Center, and Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum. During your stay, you'll be able to enjoy the indoor swimming pool, spa tub, and fitness center, which is open 24 hours a day. Additional amenities include a business center, concierge services, an arcade and game room, and free wireless internet access in the common areas and guest rooms.

Each room comes equipped with a flat-screen TV with cable programming, a refrigerator, a private balcony or patio, a shower/tub combination, complimentary toiletries, and a hair dryer. A free breakfast buffet is served each morning in the lobby.

What Should I See and Do in Saranac Lake, NY?

Depending on when you visit Saranac Lake, you have plenty of options for activities and attractions. During the winter season, outdoor activities that allow locals and visitors to take advantage of the snow and beautiful surroundings are always popular. Saranac Lake also has a strong arts scene with a theater that puts on performances throughout the year, several art galleries, and art walks that take place in the downtown area between June and September.

The Saranac Lake Laboratory Museum is located in the facility that once provided treatment for TB patients. Now you can explore the history of the village and learn more about its early residents. If you want to spend time outdoors when the weather is pleasant, you can visit any of the eight parks operated by the Village Improvement Society. The lakefront parkland is also open to the public, which offers beautiful water views. If you're visiting with kids, they'll enjoy taking a ride on the Adirondack Carousel, an enclosed ride that showcases hand-carved animals that all live in the area.

Saranac Lake is a quaint and charming village in upstate New York that offers plenty to see and do. During your stay, you can enjoy a relaxing atmosphere at one of the local hotels.

FAQs about hotels in Saranac Lake

What are the most favored hotels in Saranac Lake?

Mountain Brook Lodge, Heart of The Village Inn and Hotel Saranac are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the upper-end hotels in Saranac Lake?

The Whiteface Lodge, Hotel Saranac and Lake Placid Lodge are the top 3 luxury hotels near Saranac Lake city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Saranac Lake?

Hotel Saranac, Best Western Saranac Lake, and Lake Placid Lodge are the properties closest to Saranac Lake city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Saranac Lake cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Saranac Lake can be as cheap as $127.13 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Saranac Lake cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Saranac Lake has been $153.77 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a luxury hotel in Saranac Lake cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Saranac Lake has been $180.12 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Saranac Lake?

Mountain Brook Lodge, Heart of The Village Inn and Hotel Saranac are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Marriott hotels in Saranac Lake?

Courtyard by Marriott Lake Placid and Fairfield Inn & Suites Plattsburgh are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels in Saranac Lake?

Comfort Inn & Suites, Quality Inn on Lake Placid and Rodeway Inn are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the most popular Best Western hotels in Saranac Lake?

Best Western Plus Plattsburgh, Best Western Saranac Lake and Best Western Adirondack Inn are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Saranac Lake?

Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Crowne Plaza Resort & Golf Club Lake Placid and Holiday Inn Plattsburgh Adirondack Area are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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