Friends Lake Inn Chestertown, NY

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Friends Lake Inn is an elegant Country Inn in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. The 17 guest rooms feature antique furnishings, fine linens, and many have private balconies and or whirlpools, fireplaces and lake views. While the Inn is true to its Adirondack identity, it is replete with the modern amenities Inn guests desire.

The Friends Lake Inn exterior
The Friends Lake Inn exterior

The Friends Lake Inn offers other amenities to attract guests year round. In winter, there are about 30 kilometers of cross-country ski trails and a ski shop. The summer is enhanced by a private and delightful swimming pool and a sauna house overlooking a small pond. The Inn has a dock for enjoyment of Friends Lake Inn.

Guests are treated to a full made-to-order breakfast each morning, either in our sunny lake view dining room or delivered to your room. Swim at the beach or in our heated pool, canoe, or fish on Friends Lake. Ski, snowshoe or hike on 32 km. of trails starting at the property.

While the Inn has earned a four diamond rating from AAA, the restaurant accolades far surpass that. Among others, the Inn’s restaurant has received the “Best of ” Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator for its wine cellar.

Friends lake inn great room
Friends lake inn great room


Seventeen guest rooms are individually decorated and range from warm country to more rustic, but sumptuous “Adirondack”. Each of our luxurious guest rooms has its own distinct personality, yet all are equally charming. Which room you choose depends on availability and your chosen level of amenities desired.

The “Traditional Rooms” and “Adirondack Lodge Rooms” differ in price according to the varying amenities. All contain at least a queen bed or better, private bathroom, and an outdoor view. Many include a Jacuzzi, balcony, fireplace, magnificent lake or mountain views and other pleasurable luxuries.

All rates are based on double occupancy. Single Rates are available upon request. Rooms 3, and 17 are the only guest rooms that can accommodate 1-2 extra persons. Additional persons are $90 each per night MAP, $40 each per night B&B.”


The Friends Lake Inn dining
The Friends Lake Inn dining


In the midst of the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York overlooking a beautiful mountain lake, Friends Lake Inn is conveniently located just 30 minutes north of Lake George, 1 1/2 hours north of Albany, 3 1/2 hours north of New York City, and one hour south of Lake Placid. Gore Mountain Ski Area is only 15 minutes away.

Friends Lake Inn grounds
Friends Lake Inn grounds

Friends Lake Inn
Address: 963 Friends Lake Rd, Chestertown, NY 12817
Phone:(518) 494-4751


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