Looking for accommodations for an overnight or perhaps a long weekend this fall and winter season in the Hudson Valley?
Between long workdays, small living quarters, and the general crippling anxiety and stress that comes with living in the city or just being bog downed with day to day adulting, getting away for the weekend is completely essential. Especially when you can spend it drinking local wine, going on waterfall hikes, biking on rail trails, and roasting marshmallows like you're in a campy '80s movie. To help you accomplish just that, we’ve broken down 1o perfect weekend uber-cool hotel getaways for you.? These are our Top 10 Stay Places of Best Hotels around the region for those who are seeking upscale and refinement to moderate mid-range and budget-friendly options that will make your visit to the Hudson Valley an enjoyable and memorable one!
Foxfire Mountain House, Mount Tremper
(Budget Friendly, $)
Nestled in the Catskills Mountains, with over ten acres of protected farmland and wildlife is the Foxfire Mountain House, a rustic retreat ideal located in Mount Tremper a small hamlet dotted with b&bs and a few locally-owned restaurants in a serene area, for those looking for accommodations in a tranquil local with views of rolling hills and forests as far as the eye can see and only the sound of birds chirping and heavenly breezes of pure bliss. Sip a cup of coffee and watch the sunrise, read a book and watch nature go by outside or bundle up on those crisp fall and winter nights beside a firepit and enjoy each’s other’s company. For reservations or general questions head to foxfiremountainhouse.com The property is located right outside of town where you can hop in a car and head to Emerson Kaleidoscope, a unique tourist attraction featuring contemporary light displays in an artsy vibe. You can also head to Catskill Mountain Crystal which is an art gallery featuring oil paintings and local photography of the region. For hours and general inquiries be sure to visit emersonresort.com and catskillmtncrystal.com. For a quick bite to eat head to Ralph’s Cafe & General Store located on Pleasant Road. For dinner, or lunch and brunch on weekends head to The Pines, a refined American gastropub serving classic dishes and comfort food in a rustic contemporary space. Serving dinner Thursdays and Fridays and lunch, brunch, and dinner on Saturday & Sunday. For reservations or inquiries be sure to visit catskillpines.com.
Garnet Hill Lodge, North River
- Located between rolling hills and acres of protected land, is the Garnet Hill Lodge, a rustic accommodation located in North River, a hamlet within the town of Johnsburg. This remote local provides the ideal backdrop for peace and relaxation. Breakfast is served each morning where you can grab a good cup of joe, or sit down and have a long meal admiring the views of the mountains in the distance. The lodge is casual and is set in a relaxed atmosphere perfect for budget travelers looking for a great deal! For reservations or specific questions be sure to visit garnet-hill.com. Nearby the lodge you can find the Siamese Ponds Wilderness Area, a protected park where you can hike miles of wilderness or meander through nature and take in different sights and sounds of majestic natural beauty. A great restaurant right on-site at Garnet Hill Lodge is The Lodge House Restaurant & Pub serving classic pub dishes in a casual rustic space. Tip: Reservations are strongly recommended especially on weekends!
Audrey’s Farm House, Wallkill
(Budget-Friendly $, Moderate, Mid-Range, $$)
- A stylish option can be found at Audrey’s Farm House, a rustic-chic accommodation set in an 18th-century farmhouse located in Wallkill, a charming little hamlet. The property maintains it’s historical originality with its original hardwood floors and hand-hewed beams on the ceiling of each room. It has recently undergone a beautiful renovation where all rooms are 18th-century style with modern comforts and conveniences. Sit and enjoy a good book cozied up by the crackling fire in the lobby or enjoy the comforts of your room by looking out into the fields of nature. For reservations or general inquiries, be sure to visit audreysfarmhouse.com. If you’re looking for a great bite to eat, definitely head to The Bruynswyck Inn II, for refined American fare set in a sophisticated 1870’s home. Table cloth tables, candle-light, and exquisite presentation are some of what makes this restaurant a local favorite! For reservations or any questions be sure to visit bruynswyckinn.com.
Beekman Arms & Delamater Inn, Rhinebeck
(Moderate, Mid-Range $$)
Located in the heart of the charming town of Rhinebeck is the Beekman Arms & Delameter Inn, a charming accommodation set in a historic inn dating back to the 18th century of the American Revolution. Each room is fully equipped with Wi-Fi and comfortable sitting areas carefully decorated in an 18th-century style. Select rooms have courtyard access and free sherry on request if you’re looking to upgrade. On-site you can also a casual tavern restaurant serving up classic American dishes and comfort food. Be sure to visit the exclusive guest lounge where you can sit and enjoy the atmosphere by the fire and take in the surroundings of a quaint historic space. Upon your visit to Rhinebeck be sure to visit the Dutch County Fairgrounds which host local events and antique fairs in season. Be sure to visit their website for specific dates at dutchessfair.com. A great spot for breakfast and lunch can be found at Bread Alone Bakery & Cafe for simple yet yummy dishes in a contemporary space. For business hours be sure to visit breadalone.com. If you’re looking for something on the sweet side make a stop at Samuel’s Sweet Shop for nostalgic candy and a heavenly array of assorted chocolates. For business hours visit samuelssweetshop.com. For dinner head to Cinnamon for sophisticated Indian cuisine in a contemporary local. Reservations highly recommended! Visit cinnamoncuisine.com for details!
Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz
(Moderate, Upscale $$, $$$)
- Located within the prestigious Mohonk Valley is the Mohonk Mountain House perched atop a hill and set in a Victorian castle is an all-inclusive resort providing casual and upscale accommodations and gourmet dining offering spectacular views of the Catskills and Mohonk Lake below. This accommodation is widely recognized as one of the most popular among fall and winter travelers and rates steep to their max between November and February when the ski season is in full swing. For reservations or any questions be sure to visit mohonk.com. A nearby attraction can be found at the Mohonk Mountain House Barn Museum where you can learn about older transportation of the region of how travelers went around centuries ago to this coveted destination. Skytop Tower offers breathtaking views of Mohonk Valley and the resort itself for photographers and outdoor enthusiasts alike! Mohonk Gardens is a quaint spot for walks or short hikes taking in local flora and fauna and the sights and sounds of natural beauty. Cape Lookout is a prime hiking spot where you can find one of the highest viewpoints of Mohonk Valley with unobstructed views and a one-of-a-kind experience climbing up to the top!
Glen Falls House, Round Top
(Moderate, Mid-Range $$)
Nestled along a scenic county road and miles of farmland and wilderness is the Glen Falls House, a tranquil resort set ideally in a 19th-century farmhouse, two separate motel buildings, and a charming little cottage in the hamlet of Round Top. Free breakfast is served each morning as well as being a unique pet-friendly local. The quarters are causal, cozy, and comfortable offering fancy Victorian style with modern conveniences. For reservations and general inquiries please visit glenfallshouse.com. For outdoor lovers and nature enthusiasts be sure to head to Crystal Brook Resort Waterfall, a true sight to behold watching natural falls. During freezing temperatures, the falls magically transform into ice for great winter photography! Located at the Glen Falls House, a great spot for dinner is the Trotwood Restaurant & Bar offering up classic American dishes in a contemporary Victorian space.
Beaverkill Valley Inn, Livingston Manor
(Moderate, Mid-Range $$)
- Located on over 60 acres of protected forest land in the Catskill mountain valley is the Beaverkill Valley Inn, a quaint riverside lodge located in the hamlet of Livingston Manor, a town of Rockland. Rooms are casual and modest and offer views of the vast acreage and forests beyond. Have a seat on the porch (in season) or cozy up by the fire in the lobby with a good book or cup of coffee during those crisp fall and cold winter nights. Dining is also available on the premises as well. You can also find a luxurious clubhouse with a state of the art indoor swimming pool perfect for any time of the year to take a dip even it’s snowing outside! Fishing is also available on the premises at a nearby pond. If you’re looking for a quaint little spot in town, head to Turnwood General Store, a historic local set in a red barn for fresh produce, knick-knacks, and other local finds! If you’re looking for something to do outdoors, visit the Beaverkill Covered Bridge and ride along the bridge itself or meander the nature paths to fish, hike, or simply take in the views of the Catskills and great spots for nature photography! A true gem is Tompkins Falls, a majestic natural oasis where you can witness beautiful falls and interesting rock formations carved out into the falls.
Full Moon Resort, Big Indian
Set on almost 100 acres of serene streams, meadows, and forests you’ll find the Full Moon Resort, a modern rustic resort open year-round with upscale rooms and suites offering beautiful views of the Catskills Mountains and the fields beyond. Each room and suite is tastefully decorated offering contemporary architecture with a lodge feel. You can also host a private event on the on-site catering hall which is a rare find! Reservations highly recommended months to even a year in advance depending on your desired event! Dining is available on-sight serving up American dishes and drinks. For reservations, be sure to visit fullmoonresort.com. A superb live music venue where you can catch local performances and live bands is at Music Masters Camp, take it all in under the stars (in season) for this unique one-of-a-kind experience! Be sure to check their website for upcoming events and tickets at musicmasterscamp.com. Two notable bars in town can be found at Camp Copper Head and Slide Mt. Inn for craft beers and other local favorites! A great find can also be found at Forsthaus, a casual tavern restaurant serving German fare in a rustic space. For inquiries please visit slidemountain-inn.com.
Glenmere Mansion, Chester
This sophisticated option is set in a 1911 Tuscan-inspired mansion on a sprawling 150-acre estate overlooking rolling hills, mountains, and fields of nature is at the Glenmere Mansion, a heavenly accommodation located in a luxury boutique hotel with refined furnishings, architecture, and atmosphere. This property is perhaps one of the most prestigious in the region and one of the priciest, but don’t let that shy you away from this glorious destination, this a total splurge and it’s worth it! Take a dip in the outdoor swimming pool (in season), indulge in a spa treatment, or just take in all that this majestic resort has to offer to the discerning guest. Gourmet dining options are available on-site as well. For reservations or general inquiries please visit glenmeremansion.com. For a bite to eat at and outside the resort head to the Frog’s End Tavern and the Supper Room for exquisite dining options and classic American fare in a modern contemporary space. Be sure to make a visit to Glenmere Pavilion, a great spot for a walk or hike to take in the views or just gaze into the natural beauty of the region!
Hasbrouck House, Stone Ridge
This historic chic option has it all! Ideally set in a restored 18th-century stone mansion with a stable and charming carriage house dating back to Dutch Colonial architecture is the Hasbrouck House, a refined property located in the quaint little town of Stone Ridge; with tastefully decorated rooms, modern contemporary furnishings and emphasis of grandeur! Take a dip in the outdoor swimming pool (in season) or have a bit at the tavern and bar restaurant on site, or just relax in the lobby with a good book and coffee in hand and relax. The property is also pet-friendly so be sure to bring along your favorite companion! For specific information on pets, reservations, or any general questions be sure to visit hasbrouckhouseny.com. It’s an adorable spot that many have come to love over the years! If you’re looking for other great restaurants around the hotel, visit Butterfield Restaurant, an American gastropub serving up classic pub fare in a contemporary local; and Hash for breakfast specialties and more! A wonderful spot for fresh local finds is at Davenport Market, a local farmer’s market selling anything from produce to other great specialties.
Our Top 10 Stay Places: Hotels are a list of our best picks for hotels ideal for planning out the perfect fall and winter getaway to the Hudson Valley with each property offering their unique taste and flavor, price options, and more to make your trip an enjoyable and memorable experience for travelers heading up to the region this season! Be sure to book your trip today!