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Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn

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Seasonal outdoor pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
Premier Suite, 1 Queen Bed, Lake View, Lakeside | Balcony
Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony, Lake View | Premium bedding, desk, iron/ironing board, free cribs/infant beds

Overview of Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn

Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn

3.0 star property

8.0/10 Very good

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Air conditioning
  • Housekeeping
488 Lake Flower Avenue, Saranac Lake, NY, 12983

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLake Flower3 min walk
  • Popular LocationPendragon Theatre15 min walk
  • Popular LocationBartok Cabin4 min drive
  • AirportSaranac Lake, NY (SLK-Adirondack Regional)15 min drive

Room options

About this area

Saranac Lake

Located in Saranac Lake, Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn is near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Lake Flower and Ampersand Mountain, while Pendragon Theatre and Saranac Laboratory Museum are cultural highlights. Boots and Birdies and Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum are also worth visiting. Take in the nearby slopes with skiing, or check out other outdoor activities such as snow tubing and snowmobiling.

What's nearby

  • Lake Flower - 3 min walk
  • Pendragon Theatre - 15 min walk
  • Saranac Laboratory Museum - 2 min drive
  • The Waterhole - 3 min drive
  • Bartok Cabin - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Saranac Lake, NY (SLK-Adirondack Regional) - 15 min drive


  • La Bella Ristorante - 4 min walk
  • Mountain Mist Custard - 10 min walk
  • Lakeview Deli - 17 min walk
  • DJ's Rustic Restaurant - 3 min drive
  • Red Fox Bar Restaurant - 5 min drive

About this property

Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn

3-star eco-friendly hotel
At Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn, you can look forward to a terrace, a garden, and a playground. Adventurous travelers may like the snowshoeing, water skiing, and rowing/canoeing at this hotel. Enjoy onsite activities like boat tours, kayaking, and ice skating.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • A seasonal outdoor pool
  • Free bicycle rentals, an outdoor tennis court, and RV/bus/truck parking
  • An area shuttle, an area shuttle, and smoke-free premises
  • Free newspapers, tour/ticket assistance, and motorized watercraft on site
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the helpful staff and location
Room features
All 32 rooms have comforts such as premium bedding and air conditioning, as well as perks like separate sitting areas and free bottled water. Guests reviews give good marks for the clean rooms at the property.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Rollaway/extra beds and free infant beds
  • Bathrooms with tubs or showers and free toiletries
  • Flat-screen TVs with premium channels
  • Balconies or patios, separate sitting areas, and coffee/tea makers

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Audubon, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Parking and transportation

  • RV/bus/truck parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) up to 5 mi

Things to do

  • Basketball
  • Boat tours
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Fishing
  • Free bicycle rentals
  • Ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • Motor boating
  • Motorized watercraft
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Playground
  • Rowing/canoeing
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Ski passes
  • Ski storage
  • Sledding
  • Snowshoeing
  • Water skiing

Family friendly

  • Free crib
  • Playground
  • Rollaway/extra bed
  • Seasonal outdoor pool


  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Limited-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Tour and ticket assistance


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Free crib
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra bed


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Private bathroom


  • Flat-screen TV with premium cable channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water

Outdoor space

  • Balcony/patio


  • Air conditioning
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board on request
  • Separate sitting area

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Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10:30 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available
Free cribs are available on request at the property

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 10.00 per room, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Ski storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • Faxes
  • In-room bottled water
  • In-room coffee
  • Self parking
  • Parking
  • Lending library access

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and window guards
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn have a pool?

Yes, this property has a seasonal outdoor pool.

Is Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn?

Limited spots are available.

What time is check-in at Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn?

Check-in begins at 3 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.

What time is check-out at Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn?

Check-out is at 11 AM.

Where is Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn located?

Situated near the beach, this eco-friendly hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lake Flower, Pendragon Theatre, and Saranac Laboratory Museum. The Waterhole and Adirondack Artists Guild are also within 1 mi (2 km).



Very good

Rating 10 - Excellent. 185 out of 475 reviews" "
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Rating 6 - Okay. 70 out of 475 reviews" "
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Rating 4 - Poor. 30 out of 475 reviews" "
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Rating 2 - Terrible. 18 out of 475 reviews" "
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2/10 Terrible

Martin c

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The stay was terrible the beds were absolutely hard they're probably 40 years old, the bathroom was nasty didn't even want a shower there because of the way the bath tub looked
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great place to stay while hiking the Adirondacks.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Check in was great. Staff was so friendly and made us feel very welcoming. She gave me a quick tour. I was impressed. The rooms were good for us as we were just stopping to sleep. They could use an update but they had what they needed, a keurig was a definite plus!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent


Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Such a beautiful facility with very friendly staff. Will be stopping again
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Room was spacious and very clean. Staff was friendly and helpful. The view of the lake was incredible and having kayaks easily available made our stay perfect!!!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

6/10 Okay


Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent


Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
older hotel
It's an older hotel, shower stall was a bit sketchy, but desk clerk very helpful, bed was clean and comfortable, room heater worked good. If the weather was better they have bicycles, paddle boats & boards, kayaks and lifejackets there free for use.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Friendly Staff and very clean room.
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2022