In memory of Laslo Pustay 1935-2020

WHO WE ARE

ABOUT US

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SOME HISTORY

The story begins in 1938 when Ernest and Emma Pratt purchased land from Edna Williams. Units were built and furnished and Pratt's Beach Cottages opened for business for all those weary travelers passing by on Route 9.  It was then sold to Ben and Anne Kravitz in 1946 who created the nostalgic look of what you see today. They named the property after their daughter, "Marcy" and it became known as Marcy's Beach Front Cabins for almost 30 years. In 1973, George and Hetty Trombley became the new owners, painted everything a nice fresh yellow color and named it Trombley's Motel & Cottages. In 1981, a portion of Trombley's was purchased by Laslo and Ilona Pustay, the yellow color stayed and the property was renamed Kish Duna Motel & Cottages. Laslo and Ilona grew up in Hungary near a tributary of the great Danube River which rises in the Black Forest Mountains of Germany and empties into the Black Sea. Kish Duna, a southern channel of the great Danube River, forms an island in the western part of Hungary called SZIGETKOZ. Schroon Lake reminded them of their homeland and they decided to name their new business Kish Duna which means "Little Danube".

Kish Duna is still owned and operated by the family and we are so excited to celebrate 40 years of service with all of you, our guests - new and old.

 

Kish Duna Cottages

1981-2021

Celebrating 40 years of lake memories

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Marcy's Beach Front Cabins

Over 80 years of hospitality.

We hope you choose

Kish Duna Cottages as your next destination - where new friends are made and memories are meant to last a lifetime.

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Ben and Anne Kravitz - 1958

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Marcy's Beach Front Cabins 

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Laslo and Ilona Pustay

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Kish Duna Motel & Cottages  -  full view and postcard - both circa 1982

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Our Cottages are rented on a weekly basis from Saturday to Saturday. A 50% deposit is required at the time of booking. In the event of a cancellation, your deposit will be returned only if we are able to re-rent the unit for the entire week. Pets are not allowed. Smoking is not permitted inside any of the units. Parking is for overnight registered guests only. We accept all major credit cards                                        PayPal and personal checks. 

  • Fully Furnished

  • Efficiency Units

  • Private Screened in Porch 

  • Fresh Linens

  • Bath Towels

  • Private Bathroom

  • Cable TV

  • Free WiFi

  • Air-Conditioning

  • Private 250' Sandy Beach

  • Picnic Tables

  • Nightly Campfire