Nestled in the heart of the Adirondacks, where each season offers natural wonders. Since it emerged as a playground for the prominent families of the Gilded Age, Lake Placid’s timber and stone Great Camps have housed generations of vacationers.
Designed in the style of the Great Camps, Lake Placid Lodge’s arts and crafts-style lodge blends seamlessly into the forest, while expansive stone porches offer sweeping lake views.
Find rustic luxury in welcoming guest rooms or secluded cabins that offer an unrivaled sense of place. No two of our 30 luxurious guest accommodations are quite the same.
Stone fireplaces, towering hand-carved wooden beds, and sumptuous fabrics envelop you with comfort the moment you enter your room, suite, or cabin. Enjoy the mountain and lake views that take center stage in rooms and suites with private terraces, or stay just steps from the water in a private lakeside cottage.
Originally known as a gathering place for the Carnegies, Rockefellers, Vanderbilts, and other magnates from Boston and New York, Lake Placid remains one of the East Coast’s best settings for an intimate or large-scale affair. Lake Placid Lodge offers secluded privacy, extraordinary food, and unmatched service for small or large groups.
There are five cozy rooms located in the Main Lodge. A hand-made king bed, wood-burning fire place, private balcony, and lake views can be enjoyed from all Main Lodge rooms, with differences in square footage and décor. Perfect in the cooler months for those looking to hunker down and avoid the cold, walk just steps from your room to enjoy a meal at Artisans.
The two Overlook Rooms are adjacent to the Main Lodge. Each offers a comfortable sitting area in front of a wood-burning fireplace, a welcoming king bed, a bathroom with a soaking tub and shower, and a furnished porch. Settle in to your Overlook Room and enjoy views of the rolling lawn spilling onto the placid shores of the lake.
Conveniently located just steps down from the Main Lodge, the Lakeside Suites are individually designed, romantic, and lavishly appointed.
Each showcases a gorgeous living room with a double-sided, wood-burning fireplace, a separate bedroom with king bed, and a covered balcony with breathtaking views of Lake Placid and Whiteface Mountain. The bathrooms feature deep soaking tubs, separate showers and double sinks.
One Bedroom Cabins
The One Bedroom Cabins feel like a private home in the woods. Each boasts its own unique personality as they were individually decorated by different Adirondack craftsmen.
Lake View and Lakefront Cabins are available. Our Lakefront One Bedroom Cabins sleep two people in a plush king bed, while the Lake View One Bedroom Cabins can sleep up to four with a king bed and sleeper-sofa in the living area.
EAT & DRINK
Lake Placid Lodge is proud to offer culinary experiences shaped by the bounty of the Adirondacks. Our executive chef sources from the region’s finest purveyors, so every meal, no matter how casual, is an experience to savor.
From the elegant lakeside dining room of Artisans Restaurant, to the convivial atmosphere of Maggie’s Pub, to our intimate wine cellar, Lake Placid Lodge perfectly marries ambiance and cuisine.
Find one of Lake Placid’s most elegant dining rooms at Artisans Restaurant, where seasonal cuisine and breathtaking views of Whiteface Mountain offer an unparalleled culinary experience.
The fire-lit dining room of this classic Lake Placid restaurant extends out onto a terrace for three-season outdoor dining complete with wool blankets, heaters, and stone fireplaces.
The menu’s ingredients — seasonally appropriate and sourced from local farms — keep the spirit and identity of each dish firmly rooted in the Adirondacks. The executive chef’s extensive culinary knowledge is showcased in the seasonally-changing menu.
The wood-paneled walls and roaring fire make Maggie’s Pub a rustic, hospitable refuge. Billiard tables invite camaraderie and friendly competition, while the expansive terrace and outdoor fireplace extend the signature Maggie’s atmosphere beyond its walls.
Hearty yet elevated pub fare and the cozy wood-topped bar, stocked with an assortment of local beers, fine wines, and rare spirits, makes this the Lodge’s best spot to settle in for an evening of engaging conversation with fellow guests.
Wine Cellar & Wine List
A look at what rests in the bottles and beyond of Lake Placid Lodge’s otherworldly Wine Cellar. It’s not unusual for Anniko Senape, director of food and beverage at Lake Placid Lodge, to bring a couple of guests down to the resort’s Wine Cellar for a quick peek, then not emerge for close to 40 minutes.
“We can get carried away talking,” she says. “Because, just like much of the lodge, there’s a lot to show them and a lot to take in. Personally, it’s my favorite room.”
As the person who oversees the Wine Cellar’s impressive 1,300-bottle collection, you might think she’s a bit biased. But, upon closer inspection, there certainly plenty to be impressed by about this space, including what’s in the bottles and beyond.
Gatherings at Lake Placid Lodge are designed to be an escape from the ordinary. From the grand Adirondack Room with its tree trunk columns to the elegant wine cellar featuring alcoves of rare vintages, each space feels like a retreat on its own. Available for full buyouts, the lodge can become a truly private venue for reunions and social gatherings.
In the heart of the six-million-acre forested wilderness of the Adirondacks, Lake Placid Lodge seems as if it was designed with couples in mind. That’s because the sprawling and private retreat hand-built in the Arts and Crafts Great Camp tradition naturally fuels romance.
Here, cell phones are an afterthought, and the “bird-nest” beds custom-built by a local artisans and fireplaces in every room invite lazy mornings together.
All these details also make the property the ultimate wedding venue, where nearly anything is possible. Say “I Do” before the 4,800-foot Whiteface Mountain in the distance, then bring your family and friends together for an evening celebrating on the lake’s edge.
The wooded serenity of Lake Placid Lodge makes it the ideal place for anything from a board meeting to a week-long strategy session.
Corporate gatherings at Lake Placid Lodge are designed to be a retreat from the ordinary, which is evident from the moment we welcome you and your guests to our fireplace-lit lobby with a glass of Champagne, through the near endless adventures and activities that the Olympic Region of the Adirondack Mountains offer.
Gather loved ones for an event marking one of life’s biggest milestones in a spot so beautiful it will become a memory itself. Lake Placid Lodge offers intimate settings for marking milestone anniversaries, baby showers, holiday parties, and many more celebrations.
Host a special dinner in our intimate Wine Cellar, or gather friends in a room overlooking the lake for a baby or bridal shower. During the holidays, decorations and snow transform the lodge into a scene that could be from a Christmas movie, the perfect backdrop for a celebratory gathering.
Nestled in the heart of thousands of acres of woodlands, Lake Placid Lodge is the outdoor-lover’s dream. With access to some of the country’s finest hiking, boating, skiing, and fishing, the luxuriously appointed lodge offers a place of refuge after a long day spent exploring the rugged wilderness of the Adirondacks.
After a day of off-property activity, enjoy boating on the lake, playing lawn games with the family, or simply relaxing in an Adirondack chair on the lawn while taking in the breathtaking views of Lake Placid and Whiteface Mountain with a cocktail in hand.
Located just steps from some of the guest rooms, the Lodge’s boat dock houses canoes, kayaks, and electric boats available for guests to use all summer long. On warm evenings, there’s no better place to enjoy a spin on the water than in the Lodge’s 35-foot mahogany Hacker-Craft.
The boat will take you along the five miles of lakefront, past many of the legendary Great Camps—massive compounds built by the Gilded Age’s most prominent families. For a truly memorable experience, reserve the Hacker-Craft for a private Champagne cruise.
Though Lake Placid Lodge doesn’t house its own golf course, Whiteface Club, located just down the road, features a challenging 18-hole championship course. Tee times are available to Lodge guests May through October.
Golf carts, pull carts, and club rentals are available at the pro shop, as are private lessons from the club’s PGA pros. The Lake Placid Lodge concierge team can also assist with securing tee times at a number of other local courses, including the Lake Placid Club and Saranac Inn Golf Course. Located in the midst of Upstate New York’s legendary wilderness
Thousands of miles of hiking trails pass by or originate near Lake Placid Lodge. An experienced Adirondack Guide hired through the lodge will ensure you have a safe and memorable outing.
Renowned for its rainbow trout, Lake Placid offers some of the best fishing in Upstate New York. After spending a day on the water, bring your bounty back to the lodge, where one of its skilled chefs will prepare it for dinner.
Skiing destination Whiteface Mountain becomes a mountain-biker’s paradise in the summer months. The mountain’s 27 trails are accessible via gondola or shuttle.
Ride down winding wooded trails atop a horse to experience the true rugged wilderness of the Adirondacks. Emerald Springs Ranch in Saranac Lake offers trail rides for riders of all abilities.
Up for the challenge of conquering the Class 3 to Class 5 rapids of the Hudson River? From March to June, the concierge team can book you a whitewater rafting adventure through an experienced local company.
The ancient mountains surrounding Lake Placid Lodge offer stunning vistas, but true adventurers will want to climb their granite faces. Local guides offer rock and ice climbing excursions year round.
Just 30 minutes from Lake Placid Lodge is Whiteface Mountain, which offers some of the best skiing on the East Coast for beginners and experts alike. Mt. Pisgah, a small, family-run operation in Saranac Lake, also offers day and night skiing as well as tubing.
Cross country skiers with their own gear can take off from the many trails near Lake Placid Lodge, and guests now have access to the cross country trails at nearby Whiteface Club as well.
Ice fishing is not for the faint of heart, but the trout are plentiful in nearby waters, such as Lake Colby in Saranac Lake or St. Regis Lake in Paul Smiths.
Grab a pair of ice skates from the lodge, and ice skate on property or in the Olympic Skating Oval that played host during the 1980 games.
Olympic Center and Museum
Lake Placid hosted both the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics, and the Olympic Center and Museum tells the story of the games and the great athletes who competed there.