There’s no shortage of design-driven hotels just a short-ish drive (as long as you don’t leave on a Friday afternoon) north of New York City. Here are 13 standouts in the Catskills and Hudson Valley regions.
N.B. Featured photograph by Matthew Williams for Workstead, from
A Hotel with a Sense of Place: Rivertown Lodge in Hudson, NY. Above: The sophisticated Rivertown Lodge, in Hudson, New York, was formerly a 1920s movie house. Photograph by Matthew Williams, from A Hotel with a Sense of Place: Rivertown Lodge in Hudson, NY. Above: The lobby of Scribner’s Catskill Lodge, a 38-room mountain lodge in Hunter, New York. Photograph by Nicole Franzen, from Scribner’s Catskill Lodge: An Eccentric 1960s Lodge with a Modern Update. Above: Eastwind Hotel & Bar, a former 1920s bunkhouse on the slope of Windham Mountain, opened last year. It has standard guest rooms as well as three Scandinavian-style Lushna cabins, like this one, for those who prefer rustic-luxe environs. See Eastwind Hotel & Bar: A Vintage Catskills Bunkhouse, Restored. Above: Built in 1765 , Troutbeck was formerly the weekend retreat of poet/naturalist Myron Benton. It’s now been impeccably updated and redesigned as a luxe, trend-proof inn. See Hotels & Lodging: A Storied Bohemian Country Estate Reborn in Amenia, NY.