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Charming Adirondack Waterfront Cabins (Hideaway Cabin)

Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1Bedroom 1 Bath

Charming Adirondack cabins nestled at the water's edge of Lake Colby. Experience the majestic beauty of the Adirondacks in one of 3 beautifully appointed cabins.

The Hideaway cabin provides the amenities of home while being surrounded by Adirondack style.

The cabins are located in the heart of the Adirondacks. Just 10 minutes from Lake Placid's shops and restaurants and within walking distance to the Town of Saranac Lake, named one of "America's 25 Coolest Mountain Towns."

Lake Colby is a quiet 10hp maximum lake known for its excellent fishing with 272 acres to explore. Canoes, kayaks and a row boat are awaiting your exploration. Take in the spectacular sunsets from your cabin, listen for the frequent calls of the loon or just enjoy the tranquil surroundings.

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John & Kelly Dobek
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
11 December, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Saranac Lake in Franklin County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Charming Adirondack Waterfront Cabins (Hideaway Cabin)
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews

Steps from the lake with an amazing view

  • 5 of 5

Cozy and comfy little cabin. convenient location with great amenities.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 2 of 5

There are three cabins close to each other so the neighbors are an important aspect of your stay. During the week we were there, a family in the second cabin monopolized the opportunity for using some of the boats which was against the rules. They also had two dogs which was against the rules. The one-bedroom cabin has a very small bedroom with access to the bed only on one side. The gas stove oven was not working so little cooking could be done and unfortunately rain prohibited much cooking outside. There is no laundry facility. The couple who own the property are on the property part of the week and tried to offer boating privileges to the other guests due to the 'one unfair guest' but they didn't seem to have much control over the whole situation.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very sorry your experience was not favorable. As the property owner, I take all criticism to heart. I do want to clarify a couple items. Although this is a no pet property, we have guests who have been have been guests upward of 10 years, prior to our ownership. We felt, in some cases, it necessary to allow their pets as was previously allowed. The same guests comes each year for a fishing vacation. They utilized the row boat each day. There were kayaks and canoes which went unused. When notified of the problem with the gas stove not lighting, a service technician arrived the following morning. Unfortunately a part was ordered as it was not in stock. I was assured this was not going to be an issue. The bed is free flowing and can be moved further away from the wall. I don't feel a rating of 2 is a fair assessment . Again, I am sorry your experience was not favorable. John & Kelly Dobek
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Lovely spot to relax and recharge

  • 4 of 5

The Hideaway Cabin is in a beautiful spot, with Lake Colby ever changing with the wind, time of day, and weather. The cabin is attractively furnished with an Adirondack theme and very clean. Hosts Kelly and John are very warm and accommodating and the location is convenient to all Saranac Lake offers. The only downside is that the bedroom and bathroom are very small. We truly enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

John and Kelly are excellent hosts, the cabin was great and we had a WONDERFUL time!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We escaped the hot and humid South to this perfect little cabin right on the lake with kayaks and canoes waiting for our use. There are great hiking trails close by and the little town is fun to explore. Check out the Robert Louis Stephenson cabin and the Laboratory Museum. Downhill Grill is good and reasonable. Kelly and John were so welcoming. Thanks for the trout John!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location, charming cabin, lovely hosts, highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Hideaway cabin was just ideal. Everything you could possibly need for a comfortable, downright luxurious, visit to the Adirondacks has been anticipated and supplied. The site on Lake Colby is just beautiful. The furnishings are top notch. The hosts could not be more wonderful and welcoming. The location is perfect to explore Saranac Lake, Lake Placid, Tupper Lake and the entire High Peaks region. Can't recommend highly enough. We hope to return and bring additional friends and family sometime soon. The three cabins together would be the perfect arrangement for extended families to vacation together. Thanks for everything, Kelly & John!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Saranac Lake, New York

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
9 Sep 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £297.8
Tax Rate 5.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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