Welcome To The Adirondacks
Located near the charming town of Chestertown, New York, Friends Lake Inn is the only place in the Adirondacks that offers upscale hotel accommodations, onsite dining and a private nature experience for you to enjoy away from the crowds. Explore our site to learn why our boutique hotel is the perfect place to get away or host your special event.
The only lodging in the Adirondacks with upscale rooms, exquisite onsite dining, and a private outdoor experience.
Looking for a room with a fireplace, Jacuzzi tub or one that overlooks nature? Choose from one of our 18 unique options filled with luxury products including pillows, bed sheets, towels, robes and more. Click below to find the perfect room for you to relax and get away from it all.
Dining With Us
Whether you are looking for an elegant dining experience or a casual dining option, Friends Lake Inn has been the place to enjoy a memorable meal for generations.
Our culinary team strives to use local ingredients to create a farm to fork experience! Our menus change seasonally, and the Chef’s daily creations keep your dining experience fresh and new
See our dining page for hours of operation for the Birch Bistro, Our Main Dining Room (MDR) and breakfast service.
We are now taking reservations for holiday parties and private events. Call us for details.
Weddings & Elopements
Whether you are planning a simple elopement or a larger wedding, we have various venues to choose from. Our wedding packages are designed to take the stress off your shoulders and are flexible so you can customize them exactly to meet your needs
After viewing our wedding packages, schedule an onsite tour and we can discuss how we can customize a package to make your special day perfect!
Specials & Packages
Whether you are planning a special weekend get-a-way, looking to celebrate a special occasion or wanting to surprise your loved one, Friends Lake Inn has packages and specials to enhance your stay and make your vacation one to remember!
Click below to learn more about our Massage Packages, Romantic Dining Packages, Anniversary Packages, Honeymoon Experience and Special Seasonal Packages throughout the year.
While there is lots to do onsite, like relaxing by our spring fed pond, lounging by our outdoor fireplace or kayaking on Friends Lake that is a short walk away, there is, even more to do nearby.
There is something for everyone; from those looking to take it easy by immersing in nature, taking a trail ride on horseback, or immersing yourselves in the thrill of white water rafting, or skiing down Gore Mountain.