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The Hudson Valley provides plenty of places to stay, from Westchester County to Albany. Here is Forbes Travel Guide’s editors’ list of best hotels in the Hudson Valley:
Located 30 minutes outside Manhattan via train, the The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester feels a world away. Relax in the spa, take a dip in the indoor pool and at the end of the day, unwind in the spacious rooms of this Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel or opt for the club level, complete with its own concierge.
Get the royal treatment at Tarrytown’s Castle on the Hudson, situated on a manicured bluff overlooking the river. The lavish property also has an upscale restaurant, Equus, which boasts a true touch of nobility in its Oak Room, built by Louis XIV and brought to New York when the castle was constructed.
The Glenmere Mansion sits on 150 rolling acres an hour outside New York City in Chester. With just 18 guest rooms, Glenmere feels like home — if you lived in a Tuscan villa in the Gilded Age. The rooms are decked out with luxurious amenities such as heated marble floors in the bathroom and flat-screen TVs. There are two restaurants on site, along with a spa.
Golfers will feel right at home at The Garrison with its 18-hole course. After a day of golf, unwind with yoga and refuel at the inn’s renowned Valley restaurant, where farm-to-table cuisine is king. The inn itself is rather small — only four rooms — so be sure to book months in advance.
Another of the Hudson Valley’s grand castles, the Victorian estate of Mohonk Mountain House sits on a cliff above Lake Mohonk in New Paltz. In addition to its well-appointed accommodations, the 259-room hotel boasts amenities including a spa, gym, wellness programs and nightly entertainment — think fireside s’mores.