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Minnewaska Lodge

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3116 Route 44 / 55, Hudson Valley, Gardiner, NY 12525
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I spent one night here and yet I have to say, this is a very special - even magical - place. The location at the base of the Shawangunk Mountains is tranquil and gorgeous. The quiet is profound. There are fire pits outside and to sit in a chair with the fire crackling and gaze up at the mountains ...... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not friendly, found the room dirty when we arrived late, the toilet was literally covered in grime on the inside rim, crumbs on the night table. Second day, no one cleaned the room, third day we requested the room be cleaned and came back to find the balcony door (we were on the 1st floor) wide open, not only to... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The Minnewaska lodge is our very favorite place to visit in the New Paltz and surrounding area. It's a lovely peaceful getaway and very close to wonderful hiking areas and across the street from our very favorite restaurant Mountain Brauhaus. The lodge has yummy cookies always waiting for you in the lobby. The rooms are very comfy cozy and clean.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The Gunks are an amazing playground. Being able to stay within a stone's throw from the cliffs and right across the street from the Mountain Brauhaus is amazing. The facility is comfy-cozy. The rooms are standard hotel style rooms with decks. The back of the lodge faces the Near Trapps. The breakfast is good. The coffee is great.

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Norwich, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This was our fifth stay at the lodge, still a very nice place. Beats the chain by a mile just with the beautiful views. It has run down a little over the years, there where knobs and hooks missing in our bathroom. They hung new art, but left the old art fixtures attached to the wall. I had to call... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This was a great spot for a couple of days out of the city. The lodge was warm and welcoming. Our room had a beautiful view of the cliffs and was comfortable and spacious. Breakfast was great - slow-cooked oatmeal was perfect to get you going for a day of hiking and the cookies available with coffee and tea during... More 

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Staten Island, New York, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This lodge is one of my favorite spots to stay in upstate New York. The rooms are very nice and clean. The staff is very friendly. The back outdoor area has a great seating area with fire pits to hang out at night. There is also hiking onsite. The breakfast is amazing. You gotta try the homemade granola its the... More 

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Long Island, N.Y.
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I was pleasantly surprise when I arrived at the lodge. The Foliage was amazing and added to the ambiance. The room was just ok but the views made up for it. Really enjoyed the fire pit and breakfast. Not a lot of restaurants to choose from s o make your reservations early. Had lunch in New Paltz at McGillicuddy’s. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

I just returned from a weekend stay here for the fall foliage. I was so pleasantly surprised. The lodge is beautifully decorated and spacious. We had a cliff side room. The room was comfortable and clean with a large window. They even give free wifi without a log on or password. I know so many large hotels that don't offer... More 

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Freeport, NY
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I absolutely love this lodge. The setting is so peaceful and relaxing. We love everything from the breakfast, to the surroundings, to hiking on the Mohonk Preserve and relaxing by the fire pit at night. Make your reservations way in advance because this place books up quickly in the summer and during the peak fall foliage season. We even enjoy... More 

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