Discover a remote haven of natural beauty and rustic luxury…
Starting at $150 per room per night
Whiteface Lodge, 7, Whiteface Inn Lane, Whiteface, North Elba, Essex County, New York, 12946, United States
Starting at $400 per night
Evoking the Gilded Age of the historic Adirondack Great Camps in its rustic timber design, Whiteface Lodge is tucked into the picturesque woodlands of the High Peaks region in upstate New York. Walking distance away lies the village of Lake Placid, home to two Winter Olympic Games and a wealth of year-round attractions. And surrounding it all, six million acres of Adirondack Park, the largest protected area in the U.S. mainland.
Unique Features: Whiteface Lodge is the vision of a former Olympian and developer who used decades of building experience to create one of the grandest properties in the entire Adirondack Park. Much of the timber for this Lake Placid resort was hand-milled on-site, creating a wonderfully authentic ambiance.
Accommodations: Handcrafted Adirondack furnishings blend seamlessly with every modern comfort in the spacious one, two and three bedroom suites, each with a fully equipped kitchen. Take advantage of the in-suite cast-iron fireplaces, which create a cozy retreat on winter days and cool summer nights. Step out on your private cedar and mahogany balcony to take in the fresh mountain air and woodland views.
As Suite As It Gets: When money is no object, opt for the Presidential Suite. Perched high above the resort grounds, the Presidential Suite is the largest accommodation offered by Whiteface Lodge. This bi-level suite is available in a two, three or four bedroom configuration and can comfortably sleep six to twelve guests. Access the top floor of the Presidential Suite is by private elevator.
Dining: The colorful and textured flavors come to life in the dining destinations. Kanu, the flagship restaurant, presents sophisticated Adirondack-inspired cuisine, and Peak47 features handcrafted cocktails, live music and sumptuous light fare. Hand-hewn log beams and granite stone fireplaces add rustic warmth to an unforgettable dining experience. Take a seat at the copper-topped bar or settle by the cozy glow of wood- burning stone fireplace on a snowy winter day.
Activities: The resort offers every imaginable activity for families and adult travelers; including a movie theater, bowling, canoeing and ice skating in the winter. Kanu restaurant and Peak 47 feature classic culinary creations and a resort spa has hot tubs, steam rooms, saunas, wellness classes, fitness center and a full service spa and salon menu.
Spa & Fitness: Ranked among the Top 100 Spas in North America by Condé Nast Traveler, the intimate 5,700-square-foot spa blends the rustic beauty of its setting with a relaxing and serene ambiance. The Spa at Whiteface Lodge takes its inspiration from the complex mosaic
of Adirondack Mountain life and delivers luxurious treatments. Experience a variety of cardio equipment, free weights, cables, and machines.
Location: The Whiteface Lodge is situated on the edge of charming Lake Placid, New York and rests just moments from the village’s namesake. A refuge from the hectic pace of urban life, the resort is nestled in the Adirondack Mountains, yet accessible from nearby cities including Albany and Burlington.
Closest Airport: The Adirondack Regional Airport is 20 minutes away. Burlington, Vermont is 2 hours away, and Albany, New York is 2.5 hours away.
Children’s Programs: Yes, Whiteface Lodge is a premier Lake Placid family resort that offers a variety children’s programs. With regular scheduled activities such as scavenger hunts, arts & crafts, science experiments, obstacle courses, and more, these on-site adventure camps are bound to be a highlight of your child’s experience at Whiteface Lodge. Older children may enjoy off-site activities including hiking, canoeing and kayaking.
Pet Friendly: No. Pets and emotional support animals are not allowed at Whiteface Lodge. Service animals specifically trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities are welcome. A strict $500 per night penalty will be incurred for violations.
Weddings: Bathed in sun, bedecked in autumn splendor, or blanketed in snow, the Adirondacks are a stunning setting for vows in any season.
Couples can choose from a wide selection of indoor and outdoor spaces to create the ceremony and reception of their dreams. The 3,100-square-foot, three-season, enclosable terrace can accommodate groups of up to 200.
Meetings: More than a century ago, many of America’s greatest industrialists would pack up their families, their companies, and their house staffs and move north to their Adirondack Great Camps for the summer. Amid the jagged peaks, on the shores of pristine lakes, titans of industry such as the Rockefellers, Vanderbilt’s, and Carnegies would relax and prepare for another year of growth and success. Today, along that same line, Whiteface Lodge provides an unparalleled basecamp for strategic planning, team building, and meetings.
Extra Info: The Canoe Club is stocked with complimentary kayaks, pedal boats, canoes, and more, ready to launch from Paradox Bay. Guests can also cruise in a classic Hackercraft, pontoon boat, or Ski Natique for a fee. Back on land, tennis, pickleball and basketball courts invite friendly competition. Downhill skiers and snowboarders can tackle the East Coast’s highest vertical drop at Whiteface Mountain.