Visit Callicoon Hills, Inness, and The Chatwal Lodge in New York City
Shrouded in breathtaking panoramic views, bucolic upstate New York has long drawn visitors in but, until now, hadn’t had many upscale resorts and hotels on its own. From acres of sublime nature to luxurious spas that will revitalize your mind and body, our new favorite Catskills retreats will transform your summer vacation. Attached are the latest hotels, resorts and lodges ready to be added to your next itinerary.
Callicoon Hills at Callicoon Center, New York
You will never suspect that the newly renovated Callicoon Hills is only a two hour drive from New York. The 65-room resort offers guests a countryside sanctuary with a restaurant, bar, cafe and huge swimming pool. The 4000 square foot barn is rustic and chic, making it an ideal venue for summer events.
The Chatwal Lodge in Bethel, New York
Experience privacy, luxury and relaxation at Chatwal’s Lodge at Chapin Estate in the Catskills. The new property’s 10 suites and a tent and treehouse all have private patios that overlook the 1,000-acre Toronto Reservoir, creating the perfect view to start your day. Designed by architect Steve Dubrovniksky, the resort offers a rugged and chic Adirondack aesthetic that complements the natural splendor of its unspoiled surroundings. Activities range from kayaking and fly fishing in the on-property trout stream to a luxurious spa offering Ayurvedic wellness treatments.
Inness in Accord, New York
inside, the new 40-room getaway (28 cabins and a 12-room farmhouse) nestled in the Hudson Valley, has been carefully designed to reflect the natural landscape of its surroundings while incorporating contemporary amenities for its guests and members. . With grounds designed by landscape designer Miranda Brooks and architecture and interiors by restaurateur and architect Taavo Somer (of Freemans fame) and Post Company, respectively, Inness has 225 acres with inviting trails to explore and charming coves for relax. After an afternoon on the nine-hole golf course, the on-site restaurant, adorned with rugs and vintage decor, serves an all-day menu inspired by local and seasonal ingredients.
The Bradstan Boutique Hotel at the Eldred Preserve in Eldred, New York
Across the 600 acres of sprawling land Eldred’s reserve is located in Sullivan County, guests will experience off-grid relaxation and fine dining. The Bradstan Boutique Hotel has 28 rooms, while the Old Homestead Restaurant is an expansive steakhouse with a plethora of indoor and outdoor seating options. With private hiking trails, kayaks, paddle boats and canoes on offer and a state-of-the-art fitness studio and great pool to follow, you never have to leave the property.
Hutton Brickworks in Kingston, New York
Nestled in the heart of the Hudson River Valley, surrounded by pristine natural beauty lies the new Hutton Brickworks retreat. With private cabins and cottages adorned with luxurious linens, apothecary toiletries and a personal room service tablet, guests will want for nothing in this Kingston oasis. Choose to rejuvenate on your personal outdoor patio with seasonal cuisine delivered right to your door or head to the property’s open-air restaurant for a locally inspired dining adventure by the log fire.
The Dutchess in Rhinebeck, New York
A 252 acre property with a biodynamic farm and inn in the Hudson Valley town of Rhinebeck, just 90 minutes from Manhattan, but feels like another world. Located along the hiking trails, The Dutch has a hostel (with 10 rooms), a spa, a guest house (with four rooms) and a stone house (with two rooms). Chef Mark Margiotta is the resident farmer and oversees the crops the property grows and serves in his on-site restaurant.
Piaule in Catskill, New York
The brainchild of entrepreneurs Nolan McHugh and Trevor Briggs, the 50-acre Piaule The retreat faces the Catskill Mountains and merges a luxurious Modernist boutique hotel experience with luxurious and serene spa offerings. The cedar-clad main house has a lobby, restaurant and bar and a large green roof. The separate spa structure houses relaxation areas, treatment rooms, a movement studio, steam room, sauna, and swimming pools. The hotel’s 24 self-contained cabins, designed in partnership with Garrison Architects, are quiet and private and feature a natural, minimal aesthetic.
The Amelia Hotel in Hudson, New York
Housed in a restored 19th century house, the Hotel Amélie at Hudson has eight separate bedrooms, a library, common areas and a swimming pool surrounded by lush English gardens. The avant-garde design property features restored historic elements of the original house while bringing modern features and amenities.