Kiwassa Lake Bed & Breakfast and Cabins

1150 Kiwassa Lake Rd , Saranac Lake, NY 12983 USA (Show map)
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Enjoy the Adirondack mountains amidst forrested acreage and serene lakefront. Kiwassa Lake Bed and Breakfast is 3 miles from Saranac Lake and 10 miles from the Olympic Village of Lake Placid. This waterfront Bed and Breakfast boasts four beautiful suites, each with a private bath, one with fireplace. Also on site is the Goose Landing, a new carriage style apartment style rental with vaulted ceilings and room for 4 (breakfast not included with rental of Goose Landing).

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Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.7

A Great ADK Place to Relax

3.8 on August 27, 2017

My husband and I just returned from a two night stay in the Bear Room. The Cochrans were most welcoming and the B&B was very clean and nicely decorated. Each breakfast was delicious. We grew up in the Adirondacks and can tell you firsthand Kiwassa Lake is especially beautiful and quiet. The B&B was the ideal place for us to swim and kayak (kayaks and preservers available on site). Without hesitation we would love to return to this great place.


Best Place to stay near Saranac Lake

4.8 on August 22, 2017

This was a great place to plan our adventures and recover after them. Idillic setting and nicely appointed room. Breakfast was a special treat. Lake was peaceful and inviting. Canoe and kayaks were available but for an added fee. This should have been included in the room charge. I would stay here again for sure. Phil, Washington State


Beautiful view and comfortable room

4.4 on August 12, 2017

We stayed in the Bear room, which was very large and comfortable. The lake was beautiful and my son had a blast trying to catch a fish off the dock. Very nice owners and clean room


Relaxing and Fun Times

5 on July 23, 2017

My husband and I took a trip to the Adirondacks to escape the heat and humidity of a Kentucky summer. We stayed three nights at Kiwassa Lake Bed and Breakast and totally unplugged and unwound. Our hosts were friendly and informative and made us feel right at home. Our room had a terrific view of the lake and we enjoyed hearing the loons at night. Lovely sunsets could be enjoyed on the dock. Great canoeing and paddling right out the front door. A common kitchenette with refrigerator was very handy for our lunches and wine. And we had nice relaxing 10 minute drive into town to try some interesting and enjoyable restaurants. We only wish we lived closer!


Perfect escape!

5 on July 21, 2017

Wonderful time in a beautiful place! Clean and comfortable room. Wonderful hosts with great ideas of things to do, places to see and where to go for dinner. So much fun in a peaceful place. You gotta go!


Always lovely!

5 on July 14, 2017

We've stayed in the Pike Room twice; very quiet with a lovely view and rustic Adirondack touches. Marjorie made sure we had a satisfying breakfast each morning, and our rooms were immaculately clean. She had excellent suggestions for things to do in the area based on our interests. We enjoyed it so much that we're coming back for a third visit!


Great B&B

5 on July 07, 2017

Second stay for us and once again we enjoyed it very much. Beautiful views of Lake Kiwassa. We recommend this place for a relaxing and wonderful experience. The breakfasts are something special, you will need to try for yourself.


Spectacular Setting

5 on March 15, 2017

We spent a lovely winter weekend at the B&B. We went there for the winter hiking which was amazing! Visit Mt Jo if you are lucky enough to have a winter visit! The location of the B&B is amazing and the rooms have a warm lake house charm. Very fitting for the area. Lake Saranac is within minutes of driving distance. Marjorie and Cliff are great hosts! I would be thrilled to get a chance to go back in the summer!


Beautiful Views

4.8 on October 30, 2016

From start to finish our stay was wonderful. The views were amazing and the breakfasts were delicious. The Cochrans were great hosts and we hope to come back again!


Our Adirondacks Holiday!

5 on October 13, 2016

Staying at Kiwassa lake B7B was a gorgeous experience ... our room was awesome as were the views. Marjorie's service was competent and very gracious. Great breakfast! We give this B&B our highest recommendation! Bob and Barbara Brislin, San Diego, CA


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Rooms & Rates

Moose Room

Room for two, the Moose Room is bright and airy with cathedral ceilings. It is located on the 2nd floor of the Adirondack Bed & Breakfast and has log beams and a knotty pine interior. Mornings in the Adirondack mountains will be a pleasure while enjoying the breathtaking lake view from three picture windows in the Moose Room. Bring your favorite book to read in the Adirondack chairs or simply relax and unwind in this pleasantly appointed room with conversation area with overstuffed chairs, Adirondack wall hangings, table and chairs and an iron bed. Although we doubt you will have use, there is a television and wireless internet access in the Moose Room. Extra guests beyond the maximum occupancy is disallowed and children/infants each count as one person. Guests arriving with more than 2 people will be turned away without a refund. The bed & breakfast does NOT allow pets but the owners DO have a (very friendly) dog on premises.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $175 - $350

The Eagle View

The Eagle View Room at Kiwassa Lake Adirondack B&B, which is located on the second floor, features a queen size bed, knotty pine interior, and private bath. The Adirondack lake and mountain view from the room's large picture windows will leave you breathless. It is the perfect hideaway for those seeking secluded privacy and relaxation. A sliding glass door opens to a balcony with seating are for two where guests enjoy lake and sunset views. The balcony has a screened door to allow the glass door to remain open, at your preference. Balcony is NOT suitable for children. Well-stated, the Eagle Room is fully appointed including table and chairs and conversation area with two oversized stuffed chairs. Extra guests beyond the maximum occupancy is disallowed and children/infants each count as one person. Guests arriving with more than 2 people will be turned away without a refund. The bed & breakfast does NOT allow pets but the owners DO have a (very friendly) dog on premises.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $175 - $325

Pike Room

The Pike Room, which is located on the second floor, features a queen size bed, knotty pine interior, and oversized, private bath. The Adirondack lake and mountain view from the room's large picture windows will leave you breathless. It is the perfect hideaway for those seeking secluded privacy and relaxation. A sliding glass door opens to a balcony with seating are for two where guests enjoy lake and sunset views. The balcony has a screened door to allow the glass door to remain open, at your preference. The balcony is not suitable for children. Well-stated, the Pike Room is fully appointed including table and chairs, antique desk and conversation area with two oversized stuffed chairs. Extra guests beyond the maximum occupancy is disallowed and children/infants each count as one person. Guests arriving with more than 2 people will be turned away without a refund.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $175 - $350

Bear Room

Expansive and airy, the Bear Room at Kiwassa Lake Bed and Breakfast, an Adirondack B&B, is located on the 2nd floor, and is our only suite with a fireplace . This Adirondack suite is simple, elegant and tasteful with eastern exposure ensuring a bright and sunny morning. The decor is casual and contemporary influence meld with an emphasis on the Adirondacks. Guests of the Bear Room sleep below a life size bear rug hanging from the knotty pine interior while enjoying a relaxing, roaring fire. Located on the second floor, the eastern-facing windows look to Adirondack Kiwassa maples and forested acreage. For quiet nights, there is a sitting area in the Bear Room. Extra guests beyond the maximum occupancy of 4 is disallowed and children/infants each count as one person. Guests arriving with more than 2 people will be turned away without a refund. The B&B does NOT allow pets but the owners DO have a (very friendly) dog on premises.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

Nightly Rate: $200 - $300

Goose Landing

The Goose Landing is a carriage house style suite. It is an Adirondack lakeside, 2nd floor open concept unit located within a separate building than the main house. Breakfast is NOT offered as part of your stay in the Goose Landing. The newly built room is suitable for 4 guests and has an expansive view of the lake. Log beams, vaulted ceilings & knotty pine interior make this suite feel modern yet cozy. Kitchen has a dining table suitable for 4, under counter refrigerator, gas cooking stove/oven, microwave, coffeemaker, toaster, sink, cooking utensils, flatware and dishes. Living area has two sliding doors leading to the balcony facing a view of the lake (balcony is NOT suitable for children). It also has a seating area with two couches and a wood stove. Bathroom has a toilet, sink & shower/bathtub. Extra guests beyond the maximum occupancy of 4 is disallowed (children/infants each count as 1 person). Guests arriving w/more than 2 people will be turned away without a refund.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $275 - $400

Wood Duck Inn

The Wood Duck Inn is a nearly new 800 square foot rustic carriage house apartment being offered as an Adirondack vacation rental near Kiwassa Lake B&B. The rental overlooks the Kiwassa Outlet to Saranac Lake, providing access to over 23 miles of waterways through the Saranac Chain of Lakes. It is a secluded, private location separate from the owner's home. The Wood Duck In is spacious nicely furnished apartment has a king size bed and a double hide a bed sofa with linens provided, a kitchenette and a charcoal grill. Breakfast is not offered as part of the Wood Duck In.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $250 - $300

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Location

Location Type

Saranac Lake, 15 minutes from Lake Placid, 2 hours from Burlington, VT, 3 hours from Albany, NY, 6 hours from New York City, Lakefront, Lakeview, Mountains, Secluded, Small town, Waterview

Airport

Albany, NY (ALB-Albany County) 10 miles

Directions to property:

Our guests travel by plane, train or automobile. There's a train station with Amtrak service (Westport Station) about an hour from our property with shuttle service to Lake Placid. Just 15 minutes from our property is the Adirondack Regional Airport with commercial service via Cape Air who has contracts with Jet Blue out of Boston. And of course there are scenic routes for those who want to get in the car and enjoy the open road. Automobile Travel: GPS users - please read - entering 1150 Kiwassa Lake Road in your GPS may take you to a property close by. You can use your GPS to get here but just remember we are at the dead-end of the road! If you don't see the sign for our property, you haven't made it yet.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Extreme sports, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Lake Placid/Olympic Village, The Wild Center, Tupper Lake, Whiteface Mountain Ski Center, Mt. Pisgah Ski Center, Village of Saranac Lake, 23 miles of waterways for boating, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Sports venue, Tours, University, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Boutique Hotel

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Computer, Copier, DVD Player, Fridge, Kitchenette, Library, Outdoor grilling, Parking, Piano, Telephone, VCR, Washer/dryer , Fireplace in one room, Balcony with seating (2 out of 4 rooms), Dockage for boats, Full guest kitchen w/microwave & fridge, Deep soaking tub with granite surround (1 room), Coffe/tea facilities in guest kitchen for non-breakfast times, gourmet breakfast served daily except in the Goose Landing.

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Hiking trails, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Birding, Boat rentals, Hiking, Local golf courses, Area attractions such as Olympic Village of Lake Placid and the Adirondack Museum, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 p.m.-9 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 10:30 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Property is not equipped/suited for younger children
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Weekends - two nights; Holidays - three nights
  • Accepted payments Other, VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Half the amount of the reservation
  • Cancellations: Credit for another stay is offered or full refund if room can be re-rented for last minute cancellations.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Marjorie Cochran

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Dogs

About the innkeepers

Running a B&B has been a wonderful experience. We have hosted guests from all over the world and we enjoy sharing our little piece of the world. Our property is peaceful, inviting, warm and cozy.

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Meals

Breakfast

Free

  • Time Served: 9 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Deck overlooking water, if desired, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Gluten free


Signature Dish

Baked German Apple Pancake
This scrumptious delight is served with pure Adirondack Maple syrup tapped from the Kiwassa Maples on our property...


Recipes

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