New York Business Retreats in the Adirondacks

Friends Lake Inn specializes in hosting small corporate meetings and New York business retreats in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains. We tailor each event to the specific needs of your organization, and can provide formal or informal meeting spaces, luxurious lodging and complete dining packages as desired. Located just ten minutes from Interstate 87, Friends Lake Inn is only a 1.5 hour drive from Albany, New York.

Friends Lake Amenities & Activities

Our historic hotel near Lake George offers a rustic yet elegant atmosphere for team getaways, including an award-winning restaurant and casual taproom. When you’re ready to take a break, we offer a number of on-site activities for casual or structured team building. Relax by our outdoor pool, explore miles of marked hiking trails starting at the inn, or take out our complimentary kayaks and canoes for a lap around Friends Lake.

New York Business Retreats

Fireside Parlor | 20 people

A more formal setting featuring a cozy gas burning fireplace. Space can be arranged to accommodate Classroom, Conference, Reception, U-shape/T-shape or Banquet settings.

 

Lakeview Dining Room | 25 people

Enjoy views of Friends Lake from this bright and cheerful space. Space can be arranged to accommodate Classroom, Conference, Reception, U-shape/T-shape or Banquet settings.

 

Billiard Room | 20 people

Perfect for those seeking a more casual setting inviting conversation. Space can be arranged to accommodate Classroom, Conference or Reception settings.

 

Main Dining Room | 85 people

Our formal dining room offers a beautiful setting with original tin ceilings and wood burning fireplace. Space can be arranged to accommodate Classroom, Conference, Reception, U-shape/T-shape or Banquet settings.

 

Friends Lake Taproom | 65 people

A welcoming, open space with lots of natural light and a full bar. Space can be arranged to accommodate Classroom, Conference, Reception, U-shape/T-shape or Banquet settings.

 

All of our Adirondack conference rooms come equipped with easels, a projection screen, free Wi-Fi internet, and limited photocopy services.

New York Team Building Getaways

Luxurious Adirondack Lodging

Choose from 17 luxury guest rooms offering beautiful views, en-suite bathrooms and Queen or Kings beds. Select rooms also offer fireplaces, private balconies and Jacuzzi tubs. A full breakfast and evening turndown service is included in the room rate.

Friends Lake Inn was originally built in the 1860s and has enjoyed a 130-year tradition of fine cuisine and warm hospitality. The Inn has been restored to its original beauty and quiet elegance, and we remain dedicated to providing excellent service and a high quality experience in a comfortable, relaxed environment.

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Award-winning Dining & Wine List

Served fireside in the main dining room or one of the other private dining rooms, enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner in our highly acclaimed Adirondack restaurant and taproom. We can provide an all-inclusive dining package for your group, including snacks and beverages (see sample below.) We are always happy to accommodate special dietary needs upon request, including offering vegetarian, lactose-free, and gluten-free dishes.

Start Planning Your Team Retreat

Fill out our online information request form or call 518-494-4751 for more details. We would be honored to host your next business retreat.

Sample Package for New York Business Retreats

Our all-inclusive business retreat package, includes:

Coffee, Muffins and Fresh Fruit on arrival
Mid-morning Snacks (see options below)
Lunch with Choice of Entrée
Afternoon Snacks (see options below)

In-house basic audio/visual equipment
Meeting/Conference Space (based on group size)
Lodging (single room occupancy)

 

$299 per person/per day *Available Sunday thru Thursday, Late October – May, excluding holidays. Tax and gratuity are additional.

Choose Two for Morning Snacks and Two for Afternoon Snacks:

Assorted Muffins & Pastries
Bagels
Croissants
Fresh Whole Fruit
Individual Fruited Yogurt

Granola Bars
Cheese Platter
Assorted Cookies
Brownies
Popcorn

Potato Chips
Pretzels
Tortilla Chips & Salsa
Honey Roasted Peanuts
Assorted Mini Candy Bars

 

Choose Two for Morning Beverages and Two for Afternoon Beverages:

Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee & Assorted Teas
Hot Chocolate
Individual Fruit Juices
Milk

Sparkling Spring Water
Lemon and Lime Flavored Sparkling Water
Iced Tea
Lemonade
Assorted Sodas