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Lake Placid Lodge

About the resort

History & Architecture

Lake Placid Lodge, the only hotel on Lake Placid, is balanced on the edge of village and forest, a Great Camp for the new century.

Its beams are hewn by hand, its rooms filled with art and antiques, with beds carved by local artisans and 50 stone fireplaces laid piece-by-piece by Adirondack masons. The Lodge's luxurious Lake Placid accommodations include 13 beautifully-appointed guest rooms and 17 cabins that sit at the water's edge and boast wide stone porches, wood-burning fireplaces and breathtaking views of the wilderness through diamond-paned windows.

Rating: 7.25
Interesting facts
  • Private airport: The Lodge has its own airport for charter and scenic planes.
  • Great location: Located only 3 hours from NYC.
  • Winter Olympic park Lake Placid was the site of the 1980 Winter Olympics, and is one of the most famous areas in Northeast USA.

The Resort located 2 hours from Saratoga Spring, New York State.

Participants will fly into New York City.

On your free time

If you've got a day off, you can entertain yourself with many different activities. :

  • Olympic Sites Passport: Rarely does one ticket do so much—the Olympic Sites Summer/Fall Passport is perfect for folks planning a visit to the area, giving you access to every one of the Lake Placid Olympic Sites! The Passport is available for purchase online and in person at all of the Olympic venues and the ORDA Store in the Olympic Center.
  • Experience outdoors: Capturing the essence of the Adirondack Park is one of our primary goals, second only to ensuring that our guests are having a good time. Nestled on Scott's Cobble Mountain in Lake Placid - rests our Zip Line Tour that consists of six (6) zips and fourteen (14) stops along the way. With some education and comic relief, your tour will be accompanied by two (2) awesome guides and the tour will last about two (2) hours.
  • High Falls Gorge: High Falls Gorge is the Adirondacks' most breathtaking, year-round, 30 minute walk. Witness four majestic waterfalls cascading over rocks into a deep crevice carved a billion years ago, learn about all the natural wonders of the falls, grab a bite to eat at the River View Café, and browse the gift shop

Positions available

The resort hires for 2 types of positions:

  • Housekeeping: Responsible for maintaining a high standard of cleanliness in each guest room

  • Groundskeeping: Participates in the planting, cultivating, pruning and caring for the plants, shrubs, and trees.


Lukasz K. / Poland

★★★★★ Oct 2018

Great place to work for people from other countries. Fantastic international environment with many possibilities to earn some work and social experience.

Lake Placid Lodge