About The Mirror Lake Inn
US News & World Report ~ Top Hotels
Conde Nast Gold List 2014
#1 Resort in the Northeast
#1 Ski Hotel in the Northeast
Two years in a row
Conde Nast Top Ski Hotels ~ #6 in North America
American Automobile Association (AAA)
Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa receives the AAA Four Diamond Lodging Award for the 28th consecutive year. The Inn is the longest running AAA Four Diamond hotel outside of New York City.
Travel + Leisure
- America's Best Mountain Resorts
- World's Best Hotels
Conde Nast Traveler
- Top 20 Ski Resorts
Conde Nast Reader's Poll
- Top 150 Resorts in the Mainland U.S.
- Top 250 Spas in North America
- Top 100 Resort Spas in the US
- Best Places to Ski and Stay in North America
The View - American Automobile Association (AAA)
The View Restaurant has received the AAA Four Diamond Award for five consecutive years - 2008-2012. The View is the only Four Diamond restaurant in the Lake Placid area and one of only ten AAA Four Diamond restaurants outside of New York City.
Readers Choice Awards
The Mirror Lake Inn scored very highly with the readers of the Adirondack Daily Enterprise in the Best in the Mountains annual survey:
- The Spa at the MLI was voted BEST Spa in the Mountains
- Brigitte Trudeau of The Cottage Café was voted BEST bartender
- Whiteface Club and Resort, our sister property, was voted BEST Golf Course
Travel + Leisure 500 - 2011
World's Best Hotels 2011
Conde Nast Readers - 2011
"Top 150 Large Resorts, Mainland U.S."
Conde Nast 2010 Ski Poll
"Best Places to Ski and Stay in North America"
Conde Nast Traveler Best in the World - November 2010
"Top 100 Large Resorts, Mainland U.S."
Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards - August 2010
"Top 50 Resorts in US/Canada"
- The View: Award of Excellence
13th consecutive year
Travel + Leisure 500 - 2010
World's Best Hotels 2010
Conde Nast Traveler - 2010
"Top 240 Spas" Worldwide
Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards - August 2009
Top 100 Hotels in Continental U.S. and Canada
Conde Nast Traveler - December 2009
Top 50 Ski Hotels
Travel + Leisure - January 2009
World's Best Hotels, T+L 500
Conde Nast Traveler Gold List - January 2009
The best places to stay in the world, selected by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler
Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards - November 2008
Rated among the top 75 Resorts in the United States
National Geographic Traveler
"Adirondack elegance...pampered living."
Travel + Leisure - August 2008
World's Best Awards 2008 Top 100 Hotels Continental U.S. and Canada.
National Geographic Traveler - April 2008
"This is a celebration (and validation) of places that truly cherish a sense of place...This is real travel-because it recognizes real places."
New York Times Escapes - January 2008
"The Crackling fireplace, leather chairs, afternoon tea and lobby bar will coax you from your elegantly decorated room to enjoy quality relaxation time with a good book, newspaper or even a game of checkers."
Conde Nast Traveler
"2008 Gold List"
"Top Resorts in US, 2007"
"Top 50 Ski Resorts, 2007"
The New York Times - January 2008
"One of the finest lodging choices in all of snow country."
Dining Guide Award for Excellence for eleven consecutive years
One of "the 10 Romantic Lodges for skiers"
Award of Distinction, Restaurant Awards Issue
Readers voted Whiteface as #3 of Top 10 resorts in the East
"Local Secret: The best apres ski spot...the Cottage (at Mirror Lake Inn)"
New York Daily News
"The Mirror Lake Inn is the perfect place to escape from the city"
Rated among "Top 12 Luxury Resorts" in U.S. by readers
Lake Placid chosen as "Best off-season Ski Town," with Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa selected for "sleep here."
"The Mirror Lake Inn, the grand dame of the town's hotels. In spite of its grace and rustic sophistication there isn't a shred of stuffiness about the Mirror Lake Inn...polished, not snooty. The Mirror Lake Inn is a magnet that pulls you back to Lake Placid year after year."
"...stay warm in the old-world civility of the Mirror Lake Inn."
Rated #1 as "World's Top Gay-Welcoming Spa Resorts"
Frommer's New York State
"Lake Placid: In summer, go boating on Mirror Lake, hike the many trails just outside town, or canoe along your quiet stretch of lake. In winter, things really swing; the home of two Olympic Games, Placid offers the opportunity to ski Whiteface, ice skate, try the bobsled run, or go dog-sledding on Mirror Lake. "
Whiteface Club's 18-hole golf course rated #6 in New York State for public-access courses.
"An enclave of gentility on the lakeshore."
Hudson Valley Magazine
"This clubby and exclusive Inn overlooking Mirror Lake is in the heart of the Winter Sports Capital of the World."
New York Golf
"A mix of warmth and perfection."
2012 Capital Region Living Magazine Awards
2012 Capital Region Living Magazine Awards (readers survey in the Albany, NY and Adirondack regions)
- Best Adirondack Inn (first place)
- Best Romantic Getaway (first place)
- Best B and B / Inn (tied for first place)
"These awards are a reflection on the care and effort each of our employees puts forth to give our guests a special experience," said resort owners Ed and Lisa Weibrecht.
Capital Region Living
Best of the Capital Region 2012
Best Romantic Getaway
Best Adirondack Inn
Best Bed and Breakfast/Inn