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Dering Harbor Inn

13 Winthrop Road, Shelter Island, NY 11965
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Rating summary
  • 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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English first
New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
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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
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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 While the architecture is a bit outdated, the comforts and surroundings of...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
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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
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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
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2 helpful votes 2 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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11 hotel reviews
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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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USA
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3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012 via mobile

To begin, we had a wonderful time on Shelter Island, and Dering Harbor in particular. Born and raised on the west coast we had certain assumptions about Long Island beach life that were quickly troubled upon our arrrival at the Dering Harbor Inn. To call what is essentially a cooperative of individually owned condos an Inn is a bit misleading,... More

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Naarden
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7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

We did our research online and asked some friends who had been to the island before. This seemd like the best option since they also had 2-bedroom studioos available. We had studio nr 6, which is brand new. Nice modern look and feel, and very complete inventory everything you will need in the kitchen and more. Large fridge with icemaker,... More

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New York City, New York
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012 via mobile

Stayed for one night at the end of July. We were in a one bedroom water view. Room was outdated but clean. The view was amazing. Pool clean. Traveled the island and this seemed like the inn with the best view. It's a bit pricey. We also ate breakfast at the islander which was delicious. And dinner at the vine... More

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Additional Information about Dering Harbor Inn

Also Known As:
Dering Harbor Hotel Shelter Island
Address: 13 Winthrop Road, Shelter Island, NY 11965
Location: United States > New York > Long Island > Hamptons > Shelter Island
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 hotels in Shelter Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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