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Top Lake Placid Historic Hotels

Saranac Lake Cabin - Close to Everything!
16 Grandview Lane, Saranac Lake, NY
The price is CA $192 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4.9/5Exceptional! (36 reviews)
Wonderful Stay

"Exceeded our expectation. Calli's cabin was super clean and cozy. Details well thought out. Almost all that you might need they have in cabin. Location is accessible to area activities. Calli also is one message away, always reply to inquiries or concerns asap. Thank you. We will surely come ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 15, 2020

Saranac Lake Cabin - Close to Everything!
Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
77 Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid, NY
The price is CA $378 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4.7/5Exceptional! (238 reviews)

"Excellent amenities and Marco, our waiter in the View restaurant was the best waiter we have ever had anywhere!"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 26, 2020

Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa
Hampton Inn & Suites Lake Placid, NY
2.5 out of 5
801 Mirror Lake Dr, Lake Placid, NY
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The price is CA $195 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.6/5Exceptional! (966 reviews)

"Property was conveniently located - very clean and updated"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 10, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Lake Placid, NY
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Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort
3.5 out of 5
2559 Main Street, Lake Placid, NY
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4.5/5Wonderful! (535 reviews)

"Beautiful views, convenient walk to shops and food, and wonderful staff!"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 31, 2020

Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort
Crowne Plaza Lake Placid
3.5 out of 5
101 Olympic Dr, Lake Placid, NY
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The price is CA $148 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (946 reviews)

"We really enjoyed the spaciousness, pool, and room upgrade that was available. The fire pits and Adirondack chairs were great. This was a great location in lake placid. I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 16, 2020

Crowne Plaza Lake Placid
High Peaks Resort
4 out of 5
2384 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $195 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26
4.5/5Wonderful! (973 reviews)

"updated rooms that reflected the adk experience. Staff was very courteous. The hotel ha convenient parking and is close to the Main st shopping district."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 27, 2020

High Peaks Resort
Hotel Saranac Curio Collection By Hilton
3.5 out of 5
100 Main St, Saranac Lake, NY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $143 per night from Dec 21 to Dec 22
4.4/5Wonderful! (237 reviews)

"I loved the coziness and historic parts of the hotel. Our room was small but updated with a very comfortable bed and good use of space. The only thing I wish we had was a small mini fridge for the room! I saw some bad reviews of the hotel recently but I think with Covid in mind, the hotel and their ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 7, 2020

Hotel Saranac Curio Collection By Hilton
Lake House
3.5 out of 5
1 Mirror Lake Dr., Lake Placid, NY
The price is CA $191 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.3/5Excellent! (944 reviews)

"Good location, everything within walking distance."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 27, 2020

Lake House
Courtyard by Marriott Lake Placid
3 out of 5
5920 Cascade Rd, Lake Placid, NY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $166 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
4.3/5Excellent! (591 reviews)

"I had a very comfortable stay at the Marriott Lake Placid. The hotel seems to be taking many precautions due to Covid. The room was very clean and the staff were all wearing masks and toiletries were provided in a bag."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 25, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Lake Placid
Best Western Saranac Lake
2.5 out of 5
487 Lake Flower Avenue, Saranac Lake, NY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $128 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4.1/5Very Good! (781 reviews)

"Even though covid has most things closed. They staff did a great job making us feel comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 21, 2020

Best Western Saranac Lake
Best Western Adirondack Inn
2.5 out of 5
2625 Main Street, Lake Placid, NY
The price is CA $150 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
4.1/5Very Good! (510 reviews)

"Nice place to stay. Convenient location. Staff very friendly."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 19, 2020

Best Western Adirondack Inn
Hotel North Woods, Ascend Hotel Collection
3 out of 5
2520 Main Street, Lake Placid, NY
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4/5Very Good! (605 reviews)

"Great hotel in the Lake Placid area right on Mirror Lake and on the main shopping area. Very clean and comfortable. Have been several times and sure I will return."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 20, 2020

Hotel North Woods, Ascend Hotel Collection
Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn
3 out of 5
488 Lake Flower Avenue, Saranac Lake, NY
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4/5Very Good! (342 reviews)

"Love that they offer you bikes, kayaks and canoes to use while you are staying there. Will definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 16, 2020

Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn
Spruce Lodge Bed & Breakfast & Guest Cottage
2 out of 5
6034 Sentinel Road, Lake Placid, NY
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3.9/5Good! (402 reviews)

"Just a lovely stay with pleasant host, enjoyed my stay in Lake PLacid!"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 12, 2020

Spruce Lodge Bed & Breakfast & Guest Cottage
The Pines Inn Lake Placid
2.5 out of 5
2302 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY
The price is CA $119 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26
3.9/5Good! (368 reviews)

"What a cozy place in the heart of Lake Placid. Jill and the rest of the staff met all of our requests and made our stay memorable. Will definitely be back again."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 12, 2020

The Pines Inn Lake Placid
Prague Inn Suites And Cottages
2 out of 5
6048 Sentinel Road, Route 73, Lake Placid, NY
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3.8/5Good! (50 reviews)

"Very clean. Great, warm staff. Room quite outdated. Some walls have water damage. It was good for one night."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 28, 2018

Prague Inn Suites And Cottages
Rodeway Inn
2 out of 5
5828 Cascade Rd, Lake Placid, NY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $88 per night from Dec 14 to Dec 15
3.5/5Good! (636 reviews)

"This property was close to family, pricing was reasonable and the staff was great!"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 6, 2020

Rodeway Inn
Woodlake Inn
2 out of 5
2285 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY
The price is CA $127 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
3.3/5 (65 reviews)
Clean and wonderful location

"Clean all around. Easy location to main street, shops, restaurants, lake mirror, etc. Totally recommend it."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 25, 2020

Woodlake Inn
Lake Placid Summit Hotel / Resort and Suites
2 out of 5
2375 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid, NY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $106 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
3.3/5 (968 reviews)

"My husband and I had booked a king room and we were presently surprised to be put in a king suite. The room was clean and hotel staff were very friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 13, 2020

Lake Placid Summit Hotel / Resort and Suites
Fawn Ridge Lodge
4 out of 5
156 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid, NY
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About Lake Placid Historic Hotels

Travelling to new places can be more than just checking off a spot on the map, it can also be about experiencing the culture and history of an area. One of the best ways to experience the culture of an area is to absorb yourself in its past. Visiting the region's museums or landmarks is a fine start, but staying in a Lake Placid historic hotel can whisk you back to another era. Get ready to pack your bags (you won't need a time machine) as your Lake Placid famous hotel awaits.

Grab Your Place in History

As soon as you pass through your Lake Placid hotel's lobby, you'll be transported back in time. With their vintage charm and engrossing histories, you'll love the look and feel of your one-of-a kind accommodation. Although these lodgings are historic, they have most of the modern amenities that help you take it easy on your vacation. You will find your room outfitted with a comfortable bed, and about anything you'll want for a wonderful getaway.

Once you've checked-in and had time to look around your hotel, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich region by checking out the famed landmarks and art galleries. While you are sightseeing, make sure to make a stop at John Brown Farm and Gravesite, which is a noted Lake Placid historical landmark. Undoubtedly, all this hopping through history can work up an appetite. Make sure to ask your hotels' concierge to suggest where some of the best spots to enjoy a cocktail or a bite to eat in Lake Placid are. Feel free to check out our guest comments for recommendations from fellow travellers to help make your Lake Placid stay great.

Book Your Lake Placid Historic Hotel!

If you wish to get the most from your Lake Placid visit, a stay in one of these vintage hotels will elevate your experience in this historically-rich city. Having 567 of these one-of-a-kind hotels to select from, you're certain to find one that ideal for your stay. But, like the past eras you're exploring, these deals won't last forever. Book soon to get your room in one of these distinctive properties.

Frequently asked questions

What should I expect on my historical trip to Lake Placid?
You’re likely already making plans to see the historical sites during your trip to Lake Placid. And while you’re here, you can visit the ski slopes and scenic lakeside. You can also take some time enjoying the majestic mountain landscape.
What's the best accommodation in Lake Placid to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Lake Placid Summit Hotel / Resort and Suites is a top hotel on Expedia for those interested in history, and it features a restaurant and LCD TVs. Bartok Cabin is a short 16-minute drive away. If you’re interested in local history, another choice for your stay is Hotel Saranac Curio Collection By Hilton.
How many historical hotels are there in Lake Placid?
Lake Placid is home to 563 hotel accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 26 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical sites and other places to visit in Lake Placid?
Lake Placid is notable for landmarks like Bartok Cabin, Lake Placid Adirondack Scenic Railroad Station, and John Brown Farm State Historic Site. Cultural venues include Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum, Lake Placid Center for the Arts, and Pendragon Theatre. Other popular sights include Whiteface Mountain and Olympic Center.
What is a historic hotel like in Lake Placid?
Guests who choose a historic hotel can spend a night or two someplace that has an official historic designation. A palace, castle, grand home or even an old police station, pub, lodge, or skyscraper can be turned into a historic hotel as long as it has special significance. Traditional architecture and period features are typically found in the guestrooms or communal spaces of these historic hotels in Lake Placid, giving a real sense of character.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S. though overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and actual building of a historic hotel tends to be what’s most important. For a heritage hotel, it’s often the cultural value as well as how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Lake Placid have modern facilities?
Hotels include modern conveniences and safety features you might expect, while every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, free and fast Internet, and the popular amenities found at a contemporary hotel will also be available in a historic hotel. When you choose a historic hotel in Lake Placid, don’t worry that you’ll be staying at a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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