Insider's Guide: Inns and Resorts

Inns and Resorts to check out in the Valley


Rates for guest rooms are listed on a per-day, double-occupancy basis unless otherwise noted. Only establishments with six or more guest rooms have been included in this guide. For information on smaller B&Bs, some counties have B&B associations: in Orange, call Empty Nest B&B at 845-496-9263; in Ulster, call Rondout B&B at 845-331-8144; in Westchester, call B&B of Westchester at 914-631-6657 or 800-255-7213.

Elsewhere, county tourism offices have listings: in Albany County, call 800-258-3582; in Columbia, 800-724-1846; in Dutchess, 800-445-3131; in Greene, 800-355-2287; in Putnam, 800-470-4854; in Rensselaer, 518-274-7020; in Rockland, 800-295-5723. In addition, the American Country Collection of B&Bs has listings throughout the Hudson Valley: 800-810-4948.


Cuddly Cozy




Rates $135-$165; includes full breakfast. Eight rooms. Garden and deck for outdoor dining. Restaurant serves American cuisine Tues.-Sat. from 5 p.m. Available for parties.



THE INN AT SILVER MAPLE FARM Canaan. 518-781-3600;

Rates $100-$295; includes full breakfast and afternoon tea. Nine guest rooms and two suites, all in a converted post-and-beam barn, with private baths. Near Tanglewood.


MOUNT MERINO MANOR 4317 Hudson. 518-828-5583;

Rates $175-$375; includes gourmet country breakfast. Seven guest rooms and suites (many with whirpool tubs and spa showers) in a grand Victorian mansion on 100 wooded acres. Superb views of the Hudson and Catskills from wraparound porch. Adjacent to Olana State Historic Site.



BEEKMAN ARMS Rhinebeck. 845-876-7077;

Rates $100-$250. 74 rooms total, 51 on nearby Delamater property. 27 new courtyard rooms, many with fireplaces. 13 refurbished rooms available in main inn.


BELVEDERE MANSION Staatsburg. 845-889-8000;

Rates $95-$450; includes full gourmet breakfast. 1760 estate furnished with antiques. 35 guest rooms, all with private baths. On 15 acres with a pond, pool, gazebos, mountain and river views. Elegant dining on premises.


BUTTERMILL FALLS INN & SPA Milton. 917-282-2453

Rates $225-$450. Includes organic meals prepared by CIA grad Jodi Cummings. 13 rooms feature fireplaces, private bath, AC, WiFi, and views of the Hudson River. Spa on-site.


THE GRAND DUTCHESS Red Hook. 845-758-5818;

Rates $135-$175; includes breakfast. 1874 Victorian mansion filled with antiques. Six guest rooms, including one two-room suite, with private baths; one room has whirlpool. Minutes to Poets’ Walk, Bard College, Montgomery Place.


INN AT THE FALLS Poughkeepsie. 845-462-5770;

Rates $190-$275; includes continental breakfast on outdoor patio. 36 guest rooms, each with private bath; 12 suites with whirlpool tubs.


JENNY’S COUNTRY MANOR LODGE Stanfordville. 845-876-1151;

Rates $89-$200. Colonial country lodge; 14 rooms, each with private bath. Restaurant serves dinner.


LAKEHOUSE ON GOLDEN POND Stanfordville. 845-266-8093;

Rates $350-$650; includes a full breakfast delivered to each room. Lakefront estate with seven guest rooms.


LE CHAMBORD RESTAURANT & INN Hopewell Junction. 845-221-1941;

Rates $160 single, $165 double; includes European breakfast. 25 guest rooms. Dining rooms, conference center, ballroom for up to 300.


MADALIN HOTEL Tivoli. 845-757-2100.

Rates $199-$299. Completely restored turn-of-the-century building also houses Madalin’s Table restaurant. 11 period-themed rooms feature AC, Wi Fi, private baths and flat-screened TVs. Two-night minimu.



Rates $110-$250; includes full American breakfast. 1842 Federal-style house decorated with antiques. Six rooms, each with private bath; two with whirlpool, fireplace and luxury bedding. Outdoor hot tub and Wi Fi. Full-service restaurant on premises.


WHISTLE WOOD FARM Rhinebeck. 845-876-6838;

Rates $105-$310; includes hearty breakfast and an all-day dessert table. Inn offers six guest rooms, three featuring fireplaces and Jacuzzis. Open decks, pastoral views of horses, woodland trails, and wildflower gardens. Wedding and event location.



ALBERGO ALLEGRIA B&B Windham. 518-734-5560;

Rates $83-$209 (weekdays), $109-$299 (weekends); includes gourmet breakfast. Victorian manor house has 21 guest rooms with down comforters, private baths, TV/VCR, and phone. Surrounding Catskills provide scenic overlooks, hiking, skiing, and golf.


THE EGGERY INNTannersville. 800-785-5364;

Call for rates. Includes bar, full breakfast. 15 guest rooms; each with a private bath, TV, AC, and phone. Hunter Mountain views. Restaurant.

fairlawn inn Hunter. 518-263-5025;

Call for rates. Includes full breakfast, year-round. Victorian house has nine guest rooms, each with private bath.


GREENVILLE ARMS 1889 inn Greenville. 518-966-5219;

Rates $115-$235; includes full country breakfast and afternoon tea. 15 guest rooms, three suites, and two cottages, each with private bath. Seasonal art and quilting workshops.


HULL-O FARMS Durham. 518-239-6950;

Rates $45-$125. Working farm has three private guest houses. Inn rates include two country meals. Guests may help feed calves and milk cows. Large variety of farm animals includes pigs, goats, bunnies, kitties, chickens, pheasants, red deer, and donkeys. Pond stocked with bass. Nightly campfires and hayrides.


POINT LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN INN Windham. 518-734-3381;

Rates $85-$185, including “Raid the Refrigerator Breakfast.” 14 rooms, each with private bath, cable TV, free high-speed Internet. Restaurant, game room, formal gardens, observation deck, hot tub, 180-mile view of five states.


SCRIBNER HOLLOW LODGE Hunter. 518-263-4211, 800-395-4683;

Rates $100-$450. 37 guest rooms, 14 with fireplaces; some deluxe fireplace suites. The Grotto, an underground cave-like spa, houses an indoor pool, hot tub, and sauna/massage room. Tennis, heated outdoor pool, bar, gazebo. The Prospect, a gourmet restaurant, on the premises.


WASHINGTON IRVING INN Hunter. 518-589-5560.

Rates $130-$165; includes full breakfast. 15 guest rooms with private baths. Restaurant, cocktail lounge, and outdoor pool. Situated near Hunter Mountain, Ski Windham, and Woodstock. Afternoon tea served; public tea Sat.-Sun.


WINWOOD MOUNTAIN?INN Windham. 518-734-3000, 800-754-9463;

Rates $109-$299 (weekdays), $169-$439 (weekends), $199-$559 (holidays). Special packages available. 50 guest rooms on park-like grounds with views of Catskills. Outdoor pool, indoor recreation center, tennis court, fitness center, movie theater, restaurant, and bar.


WINTER?CLOVE?INN Round Top. 518-622-3267;

Call for rates. Tucked away at the foot of North Mountain, Winter Clove has remained family owned and operated for over 150 years. Activities include hiking, golf, cross-country skiing, indoor/outdoor pools, a bowling alley, tennis courts, and gaming room. Open year-round.



ANTHONY DOBBINS STAGECOACH inn Goshen. 845-294-5526;

Rates $95-$295; includes continental breakfast during the week, full breakfast on weekends. 1747 landmark on 4.5 acres. Four rooms each with private bath; two-bedroom suite with fireplace. New two-bedroom suite with living room and kitchen. Gardens with terraces, reflecting pools, and fountains. Within walking distance of fine restaurants, museum, and racetrack. Conference room available, as well as private parties and small weddings.


CROMWELL MANOR INN Cornwall. 845-534-7136;

Rates $165-$370; includes gourmet breakfast. 12 rooms, each with private bath, including a suite with a Jacuzzi. Recommended by USA Today and the CBS Early Show. On the National Register of Historic Places.


MEAD-TOOKER HOUSE BED & BREAKFAST Montgomery. 845-457-5770;

Rates $115-$215; includes homemade breakfast. Newly renovated to be environmentally friendly. Eight rooms, four with private baths, and four with working fireplaces. Queen- and king-sized beds. Organic sleep systems. Late 1700s house is decorated with period antiques. Large patio and garden with waterfall and pond. Small parties and wedding packages available.



HUDSON HOUSE RIVER INN Cold Sprng. 845-265-9355;

Rates $155-$225 Mon.-Thurs., includes continental breakfast; $165-$250 Fri.-Sun., includes full breakfast. 13 guest rooms and suite, each with private bath. 1832 clapboard inn has a full-service restaurant and bar.

PIG HILL INN B&B Cold Spring. 845-265-9247;

Rates $120-$230; includes full gourmet breakfast. 1825 Georgian brick townhouse is furnished with antiques. Nine guest rooms, six with fireplaces or wood stoves, five with private bath.



SEDGWICK INN Berlin. 518-658-2334;

Rates $95-$185; includes full breakfast. Located on 12 acres; 1791 Colonial inn has 11 guest rooms, each with private bath. Restaurant serving American cuisine is open for lunch and dinner. Jacuzzi.



THE ALPINE INN Oliverea. 845-254-5026/9806;

Rates $120-$220. Deluxe accommodations with balconies, mountain views, private baths, and air conditioning. Restaurant. Group rates available.


BAKER’S B&B Stone Ridge. 845-687-9795;

Rates $98-$158; includes full breakfast. Six double-occupancy guest rooms, each with private bath, on 16 acres. Breakfast served fireside or on deck overlooking the Shawangunks.


BEAVERKILL?VALLEY INN Lew Beach. 845-439-4844;

Rates $125-$325 (depending on plan). Opened in 1895, totally renovated facility features 20 guest rooms, extensive hiking trails, and one mile of private waters for trout fishing. Tennis courts, game room. Indoor swimming pool, fitness room, clubhouse and self-serve ice cream parlor available for additional fee. Dining room; picnic lunches; high tea in winter.


COLONIAL INN & RESTAURANT Pine Hill. 845-254-5577;

Rates $45-$90; includes full breakfast. Higher rate includes dinner during ski season. 12 guest rooms with modern, Victorian decor.


GATEWAY LODGE Highmount. 845-254-4084;

Rates $95-$245; includes full breakfast. Five guest rooms and two two-bedroom suites.



Call for rates. 18th-century Dutch Colonial mansion set on 40 acres of lawns, gardens, and woods with lake. Suites and rooms decorated with antiques. Private restaurant for house guests.


LA DUCHESSE ANNE Mt. Tremper. 845-688-5260;

Rates $85-$190; includes continental breakfast. 1850-era Victorian inn has eight guest rooms and one suite decorated with antiques, plus a wraparound porch. On-site restaurant serves country French cuisine. Central Catskills location offers fishing, hiking, skiing, and antiquing.


MINNEWASKA LODGE Gardiner. 845-255-1110;

Rates $125-$309, varying seasonally. 26 rooms with Mission-style furniture; some rooms have cathedral ceilings, balconies, and views of Shawangunks. Fitness room, TV and high-speed Internet access. Homemade breakfast. Adjacent to the Mohonk Preserve, near Minnewaska State Park. Location for small weddings and events.


PHOENICIA HOTEL Phoenicia. 845-688-7500, 800-560-4505. Rates $40-$80. 20 guest rooms, most with private bath, TV, and air-conditioning. One cottage sleeps five.


PINE HILL ARMS CENTURY OLD INN Pine Hill. 845-254-9811;

Rates $75-$85. 25 guest rooms. Outdoor pool, sauna, and hot tub. Restaurant and bar/lounge on premises.


SKY?LAKE LODGE Rosendale. 845-658-8556;

Call for rates; includes breakfast. Buddhist retreat center located on 17 wooded acres, the lodge has seven country-style guest rooms with private baths and outdoor decks. Meditation programs.


SLIDE MOUNTAIN FOREST HOUSE Oliverea. 845-254-5365;

Rates $60-$160; includes full breakfast. 20 guest rooms, each with Internet access. Chalet rentals also available. On 100 acres with five miles of hiking trails. Res­taurant, pool, tennis court.


SPARROW HAWK B&B Stone Ridge. 845-687-4492;

Rates $145-$215. Romantic getaway in 1820s brick Colonial on five acres. Library, music room. Gourmet breakfast served fireside or on the patio.


TWIN GABLES Woodstock. 845-679-9479;

Rates $79-$124 (subject to change). Nine guest rooms with 1940s decor. Private and hall baths. Located in the heart of Woodstock.



Rates $119-$245. Beautiful grounds and gardens along the Millstream, in the heart of Woodstock. 18 motel units and efficiencies with a B&B ambiance. Continental breakfast.



ALEXANDER HAMILTON HOUSE Croton-on-Hudson. 914-271-6737.

Rates $110-$350; includes full breakfast, private bath, TV, and high-speed Internet access. 1889 Victorian house; eight guest rooms, five with fireplaces, two with Jacuzzis. Bridal chamber, with Jacuzzi and pink marble fireplace, occupies entire floor. Master suite also available with Jacuzzi. In-ground pool.



Rates $137 (single), $157 (double); includes continental breakfast. Award-winning restaurant and wine list. Tasting room in wine cellar. Built in 1790, the house includes 12 guest rooms.





ROSELAND RANCH RESORT Stanfordville. 800-431-8292;

Call for rates. Family resort offers meals, complimentary cake and coffee (served day and night). Game room, gym, shooting range, saloon, nightly entertainment, horseback riding on 700 acres of trails, indoor riding arena, early-morning breakfast rides, four-wheelers, snowboarding, snow tubing, skiing, hayrides, marshmallow roasts, indoor/outdoor pool, sauna.



CHRISTMAN’S WINDHAM HOUSE Windham. 518-734-4230;

Golf course: 518-734-6990. Call for rates. Includes two meals and all recreational facilities. An 1805 inn with 30 guest rooms in winter, 50 in summer. Outdoor heated pool, 27-hole public golf course, lawn games, tennis, and hiking trails on 300 acres. Site of Ben Sutton Golf School.



Call for rates. 500 guest rooms. Indoor/outdoor pools, spa, sauna, tennis, game room, cocktail lounge, four dining rooms, two nightclubs, OTB Tele-Theatre, Buckingham Palace Theatre.


GREEN LAKE RESORT Catskill. 518-943-2880.

Call for rates. 80 rooms. Italian-American style resort includes entertainment and three meals daily. Italian restaurant. Boating, fishing, outdoor pool, Jacuzzi, miniature golf, bocce, tennis, exercise room.

sunny hill resort and golf course Greenville. 518-634-7642;

Call for rates. Family resort with 100 guest rooms. Offers seven-day vacations in summer, midweek packages, themed weekends, spring/fall. Packages include all meals. Golfing, swimming, boating, rides for kids, live entertainment, organized trips to local attractions. 200+ acres of landscaped grounds overlooking the northern Catskills.


THOMPSON HOUSE Windham. 518-734-4510;

Call for rates. 99 rooms decorated in Colonial style. Suites available with Jacuzzis. Transforms from a large resort in summer to a cozy B&B in winter. Recreation room, outdoor pool, two tennis courts, putting greens, playgrounds, nightly entertainment. Shuttle for shopping and tours. One mile to Ski Windham. Restaurant, coffee shop. Meal plans available.



THAYER HOTEL West Point. 845-446-4731, 800-247-5047;

Call for rates. On grounds of U.S. Military Academy. Special occasions and conferences for up to 300. Sunday champagne brunch. Friday night buffet; special dinners and brunches on holidays. Al fresco dining on terrace overlooking Highlands in season.



BEAR MOUNTAIN INN Bear Mountain. 845-786-2731;

Rates $99-$110. Accommodations in Overlook Lodge (24 rooms), and four Stone Lodges (six rooms each). Banquet hall, Sunday brunch. For extra fee, guests may use park facilities, including outdoor pool, row and paddleboats, hiking trails, museum, zoo, merry-go-round, ice-skating rink.



THE COPPERHOOD INN & SPA Shandaken. 845-688-2460;

Rates $335-$673; includes gourmet breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 19 guest rooms with private baths, including six suites and duplexes. Spa includes sauna, steam room, hydrotherapy, massage, facials, manicures, pedicures. $45 spa treatment available. Indoor pool, Jacuzzi, yoga studio, tennis, fitness center,

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