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Friends Lake Inn
Bed and Breakfast

Chestertown, New York
(Lake George Area)

An Adirondack Inn and Nordic Ski Center with luxury lakeview accommodations, imaginative
New-American cuisine, a superior wine collection, and 32 km of cross country ski trails.

All in the midst of the Adirondack Mountains overlooking Friends Lake.

Open daily, year round.


The 17-room refurbished inn provides luxury guest rooms, each individually decorated. Suites are also available. All have private baths. Most rooms have lakeviews, fireplaces, steam showers, wetbar and/or Jacuzzis. Beds are fluffed with featherbeds, duvets and lots of pillows. The Guest Common room has a fireplace, offering a relaxing atmosphere after a day of outdoor activity.

Friends Lake Inn has a long tradition of gracious hospitality and you'll find all the comforts you long for.

Spacious rooms or suites, decorated with romantic simplicity.

Featherbeds and pillows, Jacuzzis for a deep relaxing soak. Accommodating service. All rooms are equipped with telephones, several with data ports.

Friends Lake Inn

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All of the best of Friends, for all our friends.

Our regionally acclaimed dining room captures the ambiance of the 19th century while specializing in sophisticated contemporary cuisine and service. Guests enjoy imaginative New-American Cuisine emphasizing classic techniques with new-world bold ingredients. The Inn showcases regional products emphasizing flavor and freshness. Friends Lake Inn welcomes weddings, and seminars, retreats, and luncheons up to 350 people. The Restaurant is a DiRoNa award-wining property since 1997.

Our wine collection has been awarded a "Grand Award' from the Wine Spectator and provides both connoisseur and novice with in-depth, value-oriented choices to complement any meal. The cellar features over 21,000 bottles and 1,500 selections. the Inn offers monthly wine tasting dinners. There is a private dining room that accommodates up to 14 wine enthusiasts for a very special dining experience.

Bar & Bristo
An intimate comfortable atmosphere of sunshine, oak woodwork, and leather couches is ideal for socializing with new and old friends. A light menu is offered.


From $359.00 to $550.00 per couple. Includes a three course candlelit dinner in our award-wining dining room & a full country breakfast in the morning.

Other Facilities:
The Inn maintains an in-ground heated swimming pool as well as a private beach on Friends Lake for relaxing, swimming, boating and fishing. Canoes and lake-touring kayaks are available to Inn guest. Guest can relax by a crackling fire in the "library" with a good book, or enjoy a cooled drink under the gazebo. The outdoor sauna is a wonderful place to relax after a day of exercise.

Inquire about our accommodations for rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, corporate meetings and retreats, and monthly wine, beer and scotch tasting.

Adirondack Weddings

What could be more romantic than our outdoor Adirondack weddings at Friends Lake Inn. With our beautiful pond as a backdrop, an elegant enclosed tent, exquisite food and exceptional service, we have been proud to be a part of some of the most memorable wedding receptions ever on our own back lawn.

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We offer a variety of wedding packages which can be customized for your own special day. The most popular is our "Signature Sampler Reception", where food is prepared and served at various stations throughout the event. We provide a pasta station, a cheese and fruit table, salads, and a carving station, for example. This creates simple and casual Adirondack weddings, allowing your guests to eat and drink when they want, and the freedom to visit, sit, or dance, without being forced to stay in one seat. Traditional buffets are also offered, along with sit-down dinners.

Wedding Rates start at $55.00 per person for indoor events and $95.00 per person for outdoor events.  These prices are for dinner, all taxes, beverages, and gratuities are additional charges.

Friends Lake Inn is a member of the following associations:
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Friends Lake Inn
963 Friends Lake Road
Chestertown, New York   12817
(518) 494-4751
Email: friends@friendslake.com
Home Page: www.friendslake.com
Innkeeper: Tammy Breymaier

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