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Spacious Townhouse in Lake Placid With all Amenities + 3 In-suite Bathrooms
Great for families
5/5Exceptional! (112 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, games room, skiing nearby, games and toys
Loved our vacation

"We had a great family vacation! After skiing and snowshoeing it was so nice to come back to such a beautiful home."…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2021

Spacious Townhouse in Lake Placid With all Amenities + 3 In-suite Bathrooms
The Whiteface Lodge
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
7 Whiteface Inn Ln, Lake Placid, NY
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4.8/5Exceptional! (298 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kids' club, kitchen, playground
Travellers say...

"The suite had a warm and cozy decor and was very comfortable a real home away from home. The lodge’s public spaces are spectacular, particularly the main dining hall. The private nearby lakefront beach is a nice bonus."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jul 2020

The Whiteface Lodge
Hampton Inn & Suites Lake Placid, NY
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
801 Mirror Lake Dr, Lake Placid, NY
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The price is £89 per night from 8 Mar to 9 Mar
4.6/5Exceptional! (986 reviews)
Families like: pool, near the beach, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...

"Same pro/cons with any property when booking through Expedia... you get a fair price, but it ties the hands of staff when you need service like changing a booking or receiving loyalty pointes, etc."…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2021

Hampton Inn & Suites Lake Placid, NY
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Lake Placid Inn: Residences
Great for families
3 out of 5
2050 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY
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4.6/5Wonderful! (125 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, near the beach, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...

"Very clean and up to date amenities. Friendly and efficient staff."…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2021

Lake Placid Inn: Residences
Alpine Country Inn and Suites
Great for families
2 out of 5
5647 NYS Route 86, Wilmington, NY
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4.6/5Wonderful! (166 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, playground, near the beach, skiing nearby
Travellers say...

"Quiet, safe and children friendly. Easy access to White Face."…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb 2021

Alpine Country Inn and Suites
Cadence Lodge at Whiteface
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
5704 State Route 86, Wilmington, NY
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The price is £88 per night from 2 Mar to 3 Mar
4.5/5Wonderful! (549 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, near the beach, skiing nearby, bike rentals
Travellers say...

"We climb, ski, and hike. It’s the perfect place to stay."…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2021

Cadence Lodge at Whiteface
Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
2559 Main Street, Lake Placid, NY
The price is £113 per night from 8 Mar to 9 Mar
4.5/5Wonderful! (582 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, on the beach, skiing nearby, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...

"We loved this property as it sits right on the lake. Our room faced the lake and we had a balcony to enjoy the view. The staff are friendly and professional. Will definitely stay there again!!"…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2021

Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort
Mountain Brook Lodge
Great for families
2 out of 5
5712 NYS Route 86, PO Box 445, Wilmington, NY
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4.5/5Wonderful! (462 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, lazy river, near the beach, skiing nearby
Travellers say...

"Nice and cozy, room was quiet. We enjoyed our stay."…"

Reviewed on 14 Feb 2021

Mountain Brook Lodge
Crowne Plaza Lake Placid
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
101 Olympic Dr, Lake Placid, NY
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The price is £92 per night from 21 Mar to 22 Mar
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,019 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, near the beach, skiing nearby, outdoor tennis court
Travellers say...

"Great location, easy walk to downtown. Staff was very helpful and friendly. It is too bad that preface wasn't included in the stay."…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2021

Crowne Plaza Lake Placid
High Peaks Resort
Great for families
4 out of 5
2384 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY
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The price is £112 per night from 7 Mar to 8 Mar
4.5/5Wonderful! (983 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, games room, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...

"Great location !! Walking distance to town and restaurants!"…"

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2021

High Peaks Resort
Lodge at North Pole Resorts
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
5644 NYS Route 86, Wilmington, NY
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4.4/5Wonderful! (115 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, playground, mini golf, games room
Travellers say...

"The lodge is very affordable and they are close to Lake Placid. I was hoping Santa would visit but unfortunately he didn’t lol."…"

Reviewed on 9 Sep 2020

Lodge at North Pole Resorts
Lake House
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
1 Mirror Lake Dr., Lake Placid, NY
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The price is £95 per night from 14 Mar to 15 Mar
4.3/5Excellent! (983 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, games room, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...

"Unique lake decor and very clean especially during Covid."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jan 2021

Lake House
Courtyard by Marriott Lake Placid
Great for families
3 out of 5
5920 Cascade Rd, Lake Placid, NY
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The price is £109 per night from 8 Mar to 9 Mar
4.3/5Excellent! (605 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, near the beach, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...

"Very clean facility. Procedure to use pool seemed very hygienic and spacing between guests was well clarified. I was a bit away from the main part of town, but the hotel itself was quite lovely. Breakfast was a choice prepared items that could be heated. The dining area was lovely, clean and well ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Nov 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Lake Placid
The Hungry Trout
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
5239 New York Rt 86 Scenic, Wilmington, NY
The price is £76 per night from 2 Mar to 3 Mar
4.3/5Excellent! (184 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, waterslide, playground, skiing nearby
Travellers say...

"Our 4th time staying here and always happy we did."…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2021

The Hungry Trout
The Inn at Whiteface
Great for families
3 out of 5
5093 Route 86, Wilmington, NY
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4.2/5Very Good! (50 reviews)
Families like: skiing nearby, extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family
Travellers say...

"We spent one day and night at this hotel. Beautiful view of the Whiteface mountains. Very home like atmosphere. Nice rooms with everything you need. Owner of the place very nice and helpful. Lots of toys for kids to play with. My 2 and 4 year old had a blast there. Huge living room with tables board ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Sep 2019

The Inn at Whiteface
Best Western Saranac Lake
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
487 Lake Flower Avenue, Saranac Lake, NY
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The price is £81 per night from 3 Mar to 4 Mar
4.1/5Very Good! (802 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, near the beach, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...

"Friendly staff, great location, very nice room. No complaints"…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2021

Best Western Saranac Lake
Best Western Adirondack Inn
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
2625 Main Street, Lake Placid, NY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £92 per night from 7 Mar to 8 Mar
4.1/5Very Good! (534 reviews)
Families like: games room, near the beach, skiing nearby, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...

"It had a lovely view and was close to most of the activities."…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2021

Best Western Adirondack Inn
Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn
Great for families
3 out of 5
488 Lake Flower Avenue, Saranac Lake, NY
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4/5Very Good! (354 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, playground, near the beach, skiing nearby
Travellers say...

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

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2020

Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn
Quality Inn on Lake Placid
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
2125 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £88 per night from 2 Mar to 3 Mar
3.8/5Good! (854 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, outdoor tennis courts, extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family
Travellers say...

"I would recommend that place. Close to the town."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2021

Quality Inn on Lake Placid
Lake Placid Summit Hotel / Resort and Suites
Great for families
2 out of 5
2375 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid, NY
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3.3/5 (998 reviews)
Families like: skiing nearby, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...

"Right in town! Walk right out onto Main Street of the coolest little winter town. Hotel is older, but it’s location makes it. Price is great for this town."…"

Reviewed on 29 Nov 2020

Lake Placid Summit Hotel / Resort and Suites
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Where should we stay in Lake Placid?

If you've been thinking about a holiday with your children, Lake Placid is a good choice. The sledging, ice skating and lake views are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family holidays. Arrange a flight into Lake Placid, NY (LKP), which is the closest airport, or Saranac Lake, NY (SLK-Adirondack Regional), which is located 13 mi (21 km) from the city centre. Lake Placid offers 45 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you'll have a variety of options when deciding where to stay.

Families on holiday have good things to say about these places to stay:

North Pole Inn: Offers free parking, on-site mini golf and laundry facilities. Guests like the clean rooms and helpful staff at this 2.5-star motel.

Courtyard by Marriott Lake Placid – Features an indoor pool, a restaurant and free parking. The overall comfort and clean rooms make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.

Mountain Brook Lodge – Offers a lazy river, a children's pool and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 2-star motel.

Hampton Inn & Suites Lake Placid – Features an indoor pool, free parking and on-site mini golf. This 2.5-star hotel is popular with guests for its central location.

When should we visit Lake Placid?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to plan when to pack up the children and head to Lake Placid.

  • Hottest months: July, June, August and September, with an average temperature of 24°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December and March, with an average temperature of -16°F
  • Driest months: February, January, March and December, with an average rainfall of 52.75 inches
  • Rainiest months: July, August, October and June, with an average rainfall of 103 inches

What should we see and do in Lake Placid?

While you and your family are visiting Lake Placid, you may want to explore some child-friendly attractions such as Olympic Center and Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Lake Placid Center for the Arts and Olympic Jumping Complex.

Lake Placid is also well-known for its:
  • Mountain views
  • Skiing
  • Hockey
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Ice skating
  • Sledging

Frequently asked questions

What's Lake Placid like for family-friendly holidays?
If you’ve been thinking about a holiday with your children, Lake Placid is a good choice. The sledging, ice skating and lake views are just some of the things that make this the perfect spot for family trips. Fly into Lake Placid, NY (LKP), which is the closest airport, or Saranac Lake, NY (SLK-Adirondack Regional), which is located 13 mi (21 km) from the centre of Lake Placid.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday in Lake Placid?
High Peaks Resort is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features 2 outdoor pools and 2 restaurants. Other options for your child-friendly holiday include Lake House and Mountain Brook Lodge.
How many family-friendly hotels should I expect to find in Lake Placid?
Expedia has 40 hotels in Lake Placid that are rated for being family-friendly.
What's the seasonal weather like in Lake Placid?
The hottest months are usually July and June, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of -8°C. The snowiest months in Lake Placid are February, January, December and November, with each month seeing an average of 65 inches of snowfall.
What's there to see and do with your family in Lake Placid?
Whiteface Mountain, Olympic Center and Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum are interesting attractions that you and your family will enjoy exploring while you are staying in Lake Placid. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Lake Placid Center for the Arts and Olympic Jumping Complex.

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