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The Point
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

There is almost no way to do justice to The Point in a written review. It is luxurious in a most understated way. Yet it is warm and homey and so comfortable. Reading in overstuffed chairs in front of a roaring fire on a rainy afternoon after an in-room couples massage -- it was dreamy!
The food and wine and beverages are as fabulous as you could find in any great restaurant, yet you can sit in the kitchen, and you can always eat whatever you want whenever you want it. You want a cheeseburger at 3:00 am? It will be delivered to your door.
Set on Saranac Lake, The Point is spectacularly beautiful. And the staff assists you to enjoy the surroundings in whatever way you might enjoy. We took a most delightful hike with a local naturalist who knew all about the Adirondacks. We had a gourmet picnic breakfast while cruising the lake. We took out one of the canoes in search of loons.
We have traveled around the world to many beautiful properties large and small. The Point really is in a league of its own. It is the rare place where you find yourself constantly surprised and delighted by every detail; where the staff consistently exceeds expectations, and where you can happily do absolutely nothing but lounge on the dock all afternoon, or you can fill your day with various adventures.
It is the height of luxury, it is a place to connect with your natural surroundings. It is peaceful, yet full of opportunities for fun. We cannot wait to go back!

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank MarthaMB635
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Point was a great experience. We stayed in the boathouse and it was a gorgeous spacious room. I felt like I stepped back in time to the early 20th century. Food was delicious and creative. The staff was amazing taking care of every perceived need and some we never thought of Surrounded by natural beauty, lovely architecture, and fall leaf colors was just over the top. Thanks to The Point for everything.

  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

The Point is a property absolutely unique in its attention to detail, anticipation of every need or want, and its mix of luxury experience in a rustic and magnificent setting. Each space on the 11 room property lends itself to an experience. With lovely new fabrics on cozy original or reproduction adirondack furnishings, fireplaces in every room, set for you each day, outdoor spaces for each that take full advantage of The Point's perch on the edge of beautiful Saranac Lake, the guestrooms combine the authentic feel of the old adirondack camp experience with the luxury of meticulous and imaginative renovation. The common spaces - great room and kitchen, pub, docks, point of the point, and the amazing fleet of reproduction electric and gasoline powered boats are - are beyond excpetional. Whether you choose to dine in one of these spaces (yes, even on the boats), in the main lodge communal dining room, or in your own room, the experience is magical. More remarkable still is the staff and their unparalleled attention to detail that includes knowing what you want almost before you know yourself. The word "no" is simply not in their vocabulary. Unlike other resort staff at this level of resort, each and every one is friendly and warm, without a bit of pretention - they genuinely like people, and making guests happy seems to be what drives them personally.
The point can't be compared to other resorts. It's small size resembles more a family compound than a hotel. It is really an authentic version of the private, rustic camps where the great industrialist families of the 19th and early 20th centuries vacationed in absolute luxury. The bygone era returns at The Point.

Room Tip: All of the rooms are really lovely, each with its own personality, the website pictures describe them well.
  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Jane C
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

We recently celebrated my husband's 65th birthday at The Point. We traveled with our 3 adult daughters, one boyfriend and 2 dogs. It was, in the words of one of my very discriminating and well-traveled daughters, "best time ever" followed by "can we do this again next year?" We were there for 4 days and even though we were doing our best to tire the staff with endless requests to head onto or into the water, ride bikes, tour the lake, fish, waterski and even learn archery, we still couldn't fit it all in. Even the dogs received the best of attention including a basket of goodies and a specially prepared gourmet meal from the kitchen. Oh, and while we are on the topic of food, be prepared to gain a few extra pounds from the free flowing champagne (Pol Roger, my favorite) to the exquisitely prepared meals and the midnight snacks. The kitchen is at your beck and call. It's a true family camp in the grand Adirondack tradition. We can't wait to return. Yes, it's pricey but what's it worth to have "the best time ever" with your family?

  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled with family
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2  Thank Corniet1
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

OUTSTANDING might be an understatement. The natural beauty captured and preserved in the newly renovated grounds were a treat we greatly appreciated. The staff provided to us level of service and pampering throughout our stay that was unlike anything we have ever experienced. The new owners were somehow able to join 5 star luxury without compromising all the beauty that nature has to offer. Oh, it doesn't hurt that the food and wine selection offer Michelin rated status, tucked away into the seclusion and private setting in the serene Adirondack mountain "camp for adults." HIGHLY, HIGHLY recommend and can't wait for our return visit.

Stayed: May 2017, travelled as a couple
1  Thank frankdoyle
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