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Friends Lake Inn

963 Friends Lake Rd.
Chestertown, NY, 12817, United States
TEL: (518) 494-4751

You’ll find the right degree of rustic chic at this 17-room inn, nestled deep in Adirondack woods on the shores of the serene Friends Lake. Curl up in one of the cozy rooms (many have lake-view balconies, wood-burning fireplaces, and large soaking tubs), or venture outdoors and tackle 20 miles of snowshoeing and cross-country skiing trails that set out from the property.Land activities like golf and horseback riding are best in autumn when the surrounding mountains and hilltops are blanketed in fall foliage. Try the scallop and lobster corn crêpes (with vanilla bean beurre blanc and pecan and hazelnut praline) at the private wine bar, where you can take advantage of the inn’s extensive 18,000-plus-bottle collection.

Room to Book:

Newer Adirondack Rooms overlook the property’s pristine gardens and have a large sitting area and a bathroom with a whirlpool bathtub.

Insider Tip:

Ask the inn to arrange a private helicopter tour of the Adirondacks—you’ll be picked up and dropped off right at the property.


Open / Closes
  • Adults Only
  • Breakfast Included
  • B&B/Guesthouse
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Inn
  • Maid Service
  • Meeting Room
  • Meal Plan
  • Parking Available
  • Turndown
  • WiFi

Year Opened: 1860, renovated 2006

Number of Suites: 4

Number of Pools:


Number of Rooms: 17


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