The Haus Lake Placid Hotel
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The Haus Lake Placid – Featured in Adirondack Life

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VISITORS TO LAKE PLACID have no shortage of places to stay, from swanky rustic lodges to budget chain motels. But un­til recently, there was nothing like The Haus—an environmentally friendly vacation ren­tal property with a modern Adirondack aesthetic, Mirror Lake views and Main Street convenience.

In 2008, Anthony and Andrea Dawson-Ellis bought and renovated the 1905 building, which housed residential, retail and restaurant spaces, turning the apartments into a nine-suite hotel. They retained what they could from the structure—like tin ceilings and wavy-glass windows in some units. They ditched the skeleton of a disused oil furnace and tiny bathrooms in favor of municipal hydroelectric-powered heat, upgraded Energy Star kitchens, private balconies that overlook the lake, and expanded bathrooms with Ja­cuzzi tubs. Also gone is a Swiss chateau motif, though it did inspire the business’s German name. “It’s distinctive yet easy to spell,” Anthony says. READ MORE >>

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