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The American Hotel

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49 Main St., Sag Harbor, NY 11963
The American Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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chicago,il
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We didn't know what the weather would do on this sultry late July day on Long Island, so my daughter, son in law and I decided to take a little drive out to the Hamptons. After making a short stop in Southhampton we continued on to Sag Harbor and lunch at the American Hotel. We called ahead for a reservation... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rustic, quaint, old-style decor, no tv, nice brunch, great wine selection. A quiet place except on Friday and Saturday nights when the bar and restaurant are plagued by the monied crowd. No better place to stay in the town, its steps away from everything Sag Harbor has to offer. However, the hotel cannot accommodate older patrons who have trouble with... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The American Hotel in Sag Harbor is an institution. It was built in the mid 19th century in what was a whaling town and is now the "unhamptons." Actually, it becomes more chic each year and gentrification is a bit of a problem unless you want truffle fries. However the town still has the charm and the old movie theater... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We ended up with suite 15, A very large and comfortable suite on the third floor overlooking the main street in the "Harbor". Quiet and nicely furnished for comfort. Access for the less amble might be a concern for some. The food and service at their restaurant was excellent. My spouse's halibut was prepared perfectly and heaped with chunks of... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Great lodging, great food and great service with an added great fro the patrons. The bar crowd was friendly and civilized. The room on the third floor was elegant old world and had every amenity except a TV...which was fine.

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Patchogue, New York, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My wife, my cousin, his girlfriend and I had lunch here on a Sunday in June 2014 on the porch. The meal started out well enough: local Hog's Neck oysters (which were to die for), and beef carpaccio, which was delectable. The bloody marys were good too. The entrees, however, were a major disappointment. My wife ordered the Black Angus... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We had Christmas lunch at The American Hotel today. The food was uneven. The greens in the salad were wilted. Pea soup and duck consomme were tasty. The roast duck was fatty and the consistency of the meat was mealy. The apple crisp for dessert was awful-the "crisp" part was soggy and doughy. The service was attentive, but courses came... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Having dinner at the American Hotel in Sag Harbor made me sad. It wasn't the throwback elegance and romantic atmosphere of the dimly lit dining room, or the delectable crab cakes and perfectly prepared vegetables, or the attentive service of the professional waiters that brought on my melancholy. It was the fact that my husband was 1500+ miles away. He... More 

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Ship Bottom, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The American Hotel is quaint, cozy and inviting when you first walk up. An historic building in Sag Harbor. Menu was limited. Largest wine selection we have ever seen [5-inch, 3 ring binder]. Drink order was taken quickly. Appetizers [we had garden salad that was incredibly salty]. Crabs cake sandwich was not lump crab, a more rounded patty. Side on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We stayed in #15 and loved the old Chinese style decor. Very spacious with all the amenities. Loved the fact there was no Tv. If you do not do stairs don't get this room cause there are two flights up, but well worth walkin up to this room. The real surprise was the 5 star restaurant downstairs! We had just... More 

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