Friends Lake Inn

A historic Adirondack hotel offering exclusive access to Friends Lake and an award winning restaurant and taproom. Only a short drive from the tourist bustle of Lake George. Amenities include fireplaces, private balconies, Jacuzzi tubs, and seasonal outdoor pool. Complimentary canoe and kayaks available and miles of trails for hiking, cross country skiing or snowshoeing. 

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Latitude: 43.592683 Longitude: -73.860668 Elevation: 752 ft
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Lodging Style And Amenities

Choose from 17 guestrooms offering distinctive Adirondack lodging with luxurious amenities, such as: 

  • Lake Views
  • Cozy Fireplaces
  • Private Balconies
  • Steam Showers & Jacuzzi tubs
  • Dining & All-Inclusive Packages Available
  • Made-to-order breakfast included

You will never need to leave with a variety property amenities and activities, including:

  • Access to Friends Lake
  • Complimentary Kayak & Canoe Rentals
  • Heated Outdoor Seasonal Pool
  • Sauna
  • Miles of Hiking Trails
  • Cross Country Ski & Snowshoe Rentals
  • In-Room Massage
  • On-Site Dining & Wine Store

Season Open

Open year around. 

Additional Services Available

Guided tours and vacation packages available including rafting, snowshoeing, gondola rides, adventure course and more. 

Rate Range


What Is Distinctive And Authentic To The Character Of The Region

Friends Lake Inn is a historic property with a rich history. It was originally built in the early 1860’s as a boarding house for workers in the local tannery and known as Murphy’s Friends Lake Inn. During the prohibition it was a summer resort, which visitors would arrive to by horse-drawn carriage from the Glen Station on the Saratoga to North Creek rail line. The Inn fell on hard times with the construction of the Northway (Interstate I-87) nearby and closed in 1969. After 15 years Greg and Sharon Taylor purchased the building and transformed it into in the luxury inn it remains today.



Tours Are Offered


Site is Pet-friendly


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