Lake Placid’s Whiteface Lodge receives coveted Forbes Four Star rating

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LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – Feb. 23, 2016Whiteface Lodge, the luxury all-suite resort tucked away in the High Peaks of Lake Placid, has earned a Four Star rating by the global authority on luxury travel, Forbes Travel Guide. The Lodge is the latest addition to the luxury travel ratings that have been the gold standard in the hospitality industry since 1958.

Held up to a rigorous assessment model with up to 800 objective standards, Forbes rankings are awarded to only the best properties in the world, allowing travelers to feel confident when selecting a destination from its verified collection. Four Stars are awarded to exceptional properties offering high levels of service and quality of facility to match.

“We are ecstatic about this major achievement and to have been recognized by the authority in luxury travel,” said Chris Pulito, Whiteface Lodge’s general manager. “Our team is committed to a unique brand of guest service that puts caring for our guests above simply serving them. Each of us comes to work each day determined to provide our guests with an unforgettable experience. A huge ‘thank you’ to our outstanding hospitality team and our guests who continue to support Whiteface Lodge. We couldn’t have achieved this without them.”

The lodge has consistently been recognized by guests and leaders in the travel industry for its luxurious resort spa, fine dining experience in KANU, high level of guest service, enchanting year-round location and superior amenities including movie theater, bowling alley, private lakefront beach, catch-and-release trout pond and seasonal ice-skating rink.

“Our Star Ratings recognize the finest hotels, restaurants and spas in the world. These ratings serve as the most authoritative guideposts for guests seeking exceptional travel experiences. Our primary mission is to contribute to excellence in hospitality, serving the global tourism industry as well as the guest,” said Gerard J. Inzerillo, Chief Executive Officer of Forbes Travel Guide. “We’re proud to be associated with the new additions to our global list.”

For more information please visit or call 518-523-0500.

About Whiteface Lodge

Whiteface Lodge is situated adjacent to the alpine village of Lake Placid, New York, home to two Winter Olympics games. Conceived by a former Olympian and modeled after the Adirondack Great Camp, this rustic resort was completed in 2005. Whiteface Lodge is an all-suite property boasting 94 guestrooms, a three-story great room, KANU, a fine dining restaurant, Kanu Lounge, Spa Cafe, 24-hour room service, a  grab-and-go retail outlet featuring regional specialties, Lake Placid’s only resort spa and two hand-crafted, luxury lean-tos, unique to the Adirondacks. For reservations or additional information, visit or call 518-523-0500.