Wedding Testimonials

We pride ourselves on our ability to deliver our bridal couple’s dream weddings. Below are a few of our happy couple’s comments.

The Lodge on Echo Lake sits beautifully among mountainous views of the Adirondacks in New York. From the very beginning, my fiancé and I knew this was the perfect place to exchange our vows. Kathy was extremely knowledgeable and helped us customize our wedding into a “Princess Bride” theme. She assisted us in planning a truly unique wedding on the beach with Echo Lake as a mirror to our vows. I will never forget the magic of Echo Lake as my father escorted me down the sandy beach in a golf cart. The staff was very accommodating and made our night truly memorable with our friends and family. The delicious menu and on-site lodging was enjoyed by all. The Lodge on Echo Lake will forever hold a special place in our hearts.

Elizabeth Thompson Bolt Chestertown, NY

We wanted to celebrate our marriage near our hometown. There are so many traditional wedding venues in the Capital District, but we wanted something unique – something that was elegant, but expressed our light-hearted side. When we found The Lodge on Echo Lake – touting not only a beautiful Adirondack setting but the opportunity to customize the event with things such as bonfires and fireworks to create not just a wedding, but an experience – we knew we had to check it out. When we visited The Lodge, we realized that not only was everything we read about it true, but it was above and beyond our expectations….We couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day. The Lodge on Echo Lake, all of the vendors, our families and friends helped to create memories that we can build on for many years to come.

Cheryl Zirpoli Guilderland, New York

For decades, The Lodge on Echo Lake has provided a very intimate and exclusive Adirondack themed setting for its clients. We enjoy working with the staff and clients at The Lodge each year. The staff is truly above par, and coupled with excellent food and service always. We have never known anyone to have a bad experience at The Lodge, and it consistently gets great reviews from all of our clients. There are several outdoor ceremony options, with back up plans in case of inclement weather, a large dance area and huge outdoor decks to enjoy the natural beauty of its surroundings. There is a certain atmosphere that we feel is created at The Lodge during weddings, and we look forward to being a part of that this season once again.

Mark (Owner, CSGI Events- Total Entertainment Music)

Kathy from The Lodge is wonderful to work with! From the start of our wedding planning, she was helpful and there for us at all times! The venue is amazingly beautiful and the food is delicious! We still have people ask how we discovered this “gem” in the Adirondacks! Everything went smoothly and it was all thanks to Kathy and her wonderful team.

Sara & Josh Scotia, New York

I can’t count the number of compliments we received about The Lodge on Echo Lake from the guests at Tammy and Andrew’s wedding! It was certainly the best party Di and I have ever been to! You were great to work with and are one of the main reasons that everything went as well as it did – we can’t thank you enough!

Carl (Father of the Bride) Bolton Landing, New York

Kathy and the staff at The Lodge on Echo Lake were great!! They were available for any question and had back up plans ready if we needed them. Everyone raved about the food and couldn’t get enough of it. Our day fit us very well and a large part of that was the ambiance of The Lodge and the staff making it as easy as possible. The fireworks were amazing and a surprise for the bride which The Lodge staff were in on with the groom. An amazing end to a spectacular night!!

Amanda & Josh North Syracuse, New York

The Lodge was set up perfect, the food was excellent, everything we could have wanted and dreamed of was there and happened with out a hitch… We had nothing but compliments from all the guests, your people there are top notch, from management to the servers and bartenders.
Jim & Loraine Potter (Parents of the Bride) Ballston Spa, New York

Thank you for all of your help at our wedding!! Dave and I had an amazing time!! The Lodge was beautiful!! Everyone loved the food….we wish we got to taste everything too…but what we did have was very yummy!!

Shama and Dave Staten Island, New York

You made this effortless for us from start to finish. We couldn’t be happier with how the wedding ceremony and reception went – everything was perfect! When my youngest daughter decides to take the plunge – I hope Echo Lake will be at the top of the list. Please thank Emily, the owner, and the rest of your team for us. We are so appreciative of your efforts.

Julie – Mother of the Bride

Kathy – We cannot thank you enough for everything you have done to help us to have a spectacular wedding weekend. You are an incredible Director and The Lodge is really fortunate to have you.

Melissa & Carlos Staten Island, New York

Thank you and your staff for a wonderful time at The Lodge. From the decorations, food, service and shuttle, we couldn’t have been more pleased. We received so many compliments from our guests. We will be sure to recommend The Lodge!

Karen Stapleton Syracuse, New York

I just want to write to you and give you a HUGE THANK YOU!! Within this past year, you have done everything to keep my mind at ease, you answered my questions immediately and have been on top of your game from day 1. You truly made my wedding planning experience stressLESS as possible and I appreciate it. From the bottom of my heart, thank you so much for everything! I will be sure to spread the word about how incredible you, your staff and Echo Lake is as a whole.

Andrea & Brennan Queensbury, New York

Thanks so much for all the hard work and assistance you gave us on our big day. Both our guests and us had a great time! We would certainly recommend The Lodge to any couple we come across

Wendy & Andy Albany, NY

We could not have asked for a more perfect wedding at the Lodge on Echo Lake. The location and facilities are beautiful and well maintained – it is the perfect place to have a full wedding weekend. The Lodge looks directly out over a stunning Adirondack Lake. We were able to use the Echo Lake campus for activities and our friends and family had a wonderful time participating in tennis, softball and basketball games, as well as a hike. Kathy and Emily were so helpful throughout the entire wedding planning process and allowed us to customize the weekend into exactly what we envisioned. We were very impressed by their flexibility and professionalism. The food was well executed and we were even able to incorporate a special vegetarian recipe created by a friend. Our ceremony was held on the camp’s private beach. The wedding day felt completely flawless and the sun was shining, but it was a relief to know there was a backup plan in case it rained! We cannot recommend The Lodge enough to anyone who wants a beautiful, rustic wedding in the Adirondacks!

Alison & JP, NYC, NY

Alex and I just wanted to thank you again for everything. We had such an amazing weekend and especially wedding day. Thank you for helping make our vision into reality. It was all so wonderful and perfect and we wish we were still there living through it all.

Alexis and Alex Princeton Junction, New Jersey

I wish I had a million dollars to give you for the million emails I sent you. I never met a more accommodating, resourceful, thoughtful person than you. You are the main reason my wedding is going to be truly remarkable and beautiful. You made me feel like mine was the only wedding you were planning. There are so many details that go into planning a wedding and you not only understood but embraced every personal touch I wanted my wedding to have. Thank you for everything

Kristy & Tom Bronx, NY

We are very grateful for all you did to make Emily and Nicks day special. Thanks again for a wonderful wedding and I have 3 more kids so hopefully will see you in the future

Sherri (Mother of the Bride) — Saratoga, NY

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