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Friends Lake Inn

Chestertown, NY View map Visit website
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
5.0 out of 5 rating
22 reviews
$14k - $31k For 60 Guests
Up to 60 guests

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2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$14k - $31k For 60 Guests
Up to 60 guests

We have 2022 Prime dates available! Call for details.

At Friends Lake Inn, we specialize in offering elegance, style, and personal service not readily found in today’s world. Our Adirondack wedding venue offers a variety of menus, and styles of service to suit your personality and preferences. All set in a historic Adirondack Inn. This historic Inn has been having weddings for over a 100 years!

Services

From the 2 person elopement package, or a 60 person wedding, we are here to make your special day truly memerable. Let us do all the planning so you can relax and enjoy this special time. Or, if you prefer, we’ll be happy to provide the space and dining package, and you can tailor the rest of your wedding to your needs. Regardless of which you choose, your wedding at Friends Lake will be a beautiful event to be remembered for a lifetime!

Our Wedding Coordinator and staff attend to every detail so you can relax and enjoy your wedding day with family and friends!

Location

We are only 4 hours from New York City, and 90 minutes from Albany International Airport.

Awards

Please everyone on your guest list! Friends Lake Inn is the recipient of the 2016 Trip Advisor Excellence Awards, the Wine Spectator Best of Award and is a Distinguished Restaurant of North America (DiNoRA).

  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$899

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$899

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$800

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

China
Clean Up
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Server(s)
Wedding Cake

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$50

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

60

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

2

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

4

Describe your venue:

Garden
Historic Building
Hotel
Inn/B&B
Mansion
Resort
Restaurant

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
All Inclusive Packages
Bar Services
Cake
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Outside Vendors
Preferred Vendors Only
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Centerpieces
Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Lighting
Tables
Tents
Tent Accessories

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking

What months are included in your peak season?

July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

March
April
May
June
November
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22 Reviews

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    Raymond J. Married on 01/22/2022
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    Exceeded Expectations

    My wife and I was planning an elopement. I love the all inclusiveness of their package. It exceeded all my expectations. Everyone was a delight to deal with. Even the vendors used have been great to work with
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    Alyssia R. Married on 12/04/2021
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    Absolutely Amazing

    Everything Friend's Lake Inn has to offer is amazing! From planning the wedding, your stay, and the day of rhe wedding!
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Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner

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  • Samantha & Sean
    81 photos · 09/18/2021

Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements
Belle Dolci Belle Dolci Wedding Cakes

Friends Lake Inn is a stunning venue for any wedding. It's fine dining menu, beauty and incredibly friendly & helpful staff set the tone for a perfect day. I have had the pleasure of making several cakes and desserts for couples at the Inn and look forward to each return visit.

Matt McClosky Photography Matt McClosky Photography Wedding Photographers

Absolutely gorgeous inn at the Adirondacks. What a lovely setting to be married, stay and photograph a wedding.

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963 Friends Lake Road Chestertown, NY, 12817
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