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Dering Harbor Inn

13 Winthrop Road, Shelter Island, NY 11965
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Dering Harbor Inn
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Stewart Manor, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Dering Harbor Inn while our kids were in sleep-away camp nearby and it was perfect. Sherrie could not have been more helpful. She answered any questions before-hand, was so welcoming and helpful, you kind of feel like family, they are there to make your stay wonderful. Our room was just what we needed. We stayed in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed the end of June and once again it was a wonderful stay. The room was updated in the bathroom and the other rooms are always welcoming. Sherri is the best at helping with reservations, and accommodations. The views of the harbor are spectacular from our porch and we can't wait till October to hopefully return.... More

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east williston, ny
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My wife and I stayed in a one bedroom waterfront room. The room was very nice, very homey. Quiet location. Without a doubt the main reason to stay here are the views. Spectacular location. Beautiful sunsets. The staff was very nice. Only minor complaint is that there is no restaurant on property. Forces you to go out for breakfast. Many... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Shelter Island is magical and Dering Harbor Inn is one of the island's most beautiful spots. Perched on a bluff overlooking the North Fork, the views of the harbor and sunsets are stunning. It is the perfect spot to get away and relax. My family and I took over the Inn for my wedding weekend in September and I can... More

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New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Recently I was fortunate enough to stay in a one bedroom harbor facing villa which was attractively decorated, well priced, and had a magnificent view of the harbor and Greenport. The reason that my visit was so memorable was that I left the top down on my convertible which was parked in the lot behind my villa. Although there was... More

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Absolutely love this place! My husband and I have been staying here almost every summer for the past 5 years and it is our slice of heaven. Wonderfully situated property...right on the harbor. Sherri and Barbara who basically run the place, could not be more warm and accommodating!!! While the architecture is a bit outdated, the comforts and surroundings of... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Stayed in Suite 17 for a few days to relax. The location is perfection. As others have mentioned the view of the harbor is just beautiful. The staff is friendly and very helpful with suggestions on what to do in the area. Shelter Island is a magical place and what Martha Vineyard was years ago before the tourists. I am... More

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New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Overlooking iconic Dering Harbor on Shelter Island we never tired of the view and the changing play of light - dawn to night – from our living room and porch – around the lawn, plantings and trees at the Dering Harbor Inn. As New Yorkers we were tempted just to gaze, but in our 4 days we gave in to... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

We stayed in Suites 17 & 18 for a girl's weekend away to celebrate my 30th birthday. The staff was helpful and friendly. Both suites were beautiful, clean and quiet. They were much larger than they appear in the pictures on the website. The location is fantastic. We all live in NYC and do not have cars. Dering Harbor Inn... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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63 reviews 63 reviews
11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

We had a very pleasant and enjoyable 3 day stay recently. As everyone comments, the views are spectacular and the grounds really well kept. The staff at the front are terrifically helpful. The suites with bedroom and kitchenette are very convenient and well arranged, with a wonderful patio. There are some pretty minor things that could be updated/improved that would... More

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Address: 13 Winthrop Road, Shelter Island, NY 11965
Location: United States > New York > Long Island > Hamptons > Shelter Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Dering Harbor Hotel Shelter Island

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Located on Shelter Island, overlooking the picturesque harbor from which it takes its name the Dering Harbor Inn is the ideal place to come and settle in. Private and discreet, it's array of waterfront villas and suites, scenically situated pristine pool, tennis, dock and over seven acres of walkabout space give our guests room to relax, reflect and rejuvenate. The accommodations are deluxe and individually unique, and the ambiance tranquil and unhurried – a pace that has been the hallmark of Shelter Island to this day and is why it is so rightfully referred to as the "un-Hamptons". In a superb location...within a five minute walking distance to main village where you'll find restaurants/bars, markets, shops, bike rentals. Only two hours from New York, accessible by a short ferry ride, the Dering Harbor Inn patiently awaits you. ... more   less 
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