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143 Main St, East Hampton, NY 11937-2716
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#4 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in East Hampton
A charming, three-story house bordered by a white picket fence embodies traditional Colonial appeal. Built in the mid 1600's, some original architecture remains, especially in the lounge, with its beautiful wood paneling and ceiling beams.Rooms vary in size and each has a sitting area, some have a fireplace.The 1770 House has two fine restaurants. The Tavern, a favorite for Hamptons locals, has a tiny bar, fireplace, famous meatloaf and other casual fare. The main dining room is more elegant and sophisticated, serving a contemporary American menu with a Wine Spectator award winning wine list.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
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Non-smoking hotel
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Air conditioning
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Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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adriane123 wrote a review Oct 2020
Manalapan, New Jersey19 contributions15 helpful votes
We were so concerned about Covid that we were hesitant to go away but when we saw that the 1770 House had a separate carriage house, we were eager to reserve that for our family vacation. From the minute we met the Innkeeper Randye, she was so friendly and was so happy to show us where everything was in the inn. She also was excellent in recommending restaurants in our area that we could eat dinner at. The inn itself was preserved so beautifully and it was very nostalgic to walk around and look at all the lovely furnishings. I must say that everywhere we looked, staff were cleaning everything so I felt very safe seeing this. Now with regard to the carriage house, we absolutely loved the quaint cottage. It had an adorable porch with plenty of seating and when you open the door you are invited into a beautifully decorated cottage. A lovely living room, dining area, small kitchenette with refrigerator and anything else you would need. There were 2 nice sized bedrooms with 2 king beds and 2 bathrooms with heavenly showers. We loved the bathrobes and slippers and all the Molton Brown products too that were supplied. Breakfast at the inn was such a delight too. From fresh baked muffins and fresh fruit to wonderful choices of eggs, frittatas, pancakes and waffles. I can’t brag enough about our wonderful stay at this Inn and I can only say that we will be back again.
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Date of stay: October 2020
Jgiamalvo wrote a review Mar 2020
Merrick, New York6 contributions1 helpful vote
Went out East for Bedside Author’s Weekend 2/28-3/1, what a great decision it was to stay at 1770. I knew immediately when I spoke to the innkeeper, Randye that this was the place for us. She was warm, knowledgeable and knew all there was to know about the Hamptons. The Inn is beautiful, our room #5 was cozy and private, and the Eggs Benedict at breakfast, were the best I’ve had. Matthew, the breakfast waitstaff was friendly and very efficient. We will be back!
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Date of stay: February 2020
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CRJones wrote a review Jan 2020
New York City, New York6 contributions15 helpful votes
My husband and I recently escaped to East Hampton for a one-night stay at the lovely 1770 House. The manager reached out to me shortly after booking to see if I needed any assistance with reservations, and she offered several helpful suggestions. 1770 House is located on the Main Street of East Hampton, just a short walk to the Jitney stop and the main shops. Upon arrival we were quickly shown to our lovely room (#2). The room was small (as expected from the website), but it was a lovely corner room with plenty of natural light. I particularly loved the sunny yellow William Morris wallpaper. The room was very clean and the bed was absolutely heavenly. Another highlight of our stay at 1770 House was eating dinner in The Tavern. The food was fantastic, the service was attentive, and the atmosphere was warm and cozy on a cold winter night. Finally, breakfast the following morning was a nice selection of granola, yogurt, eggs, muffins, and bagels with smoked salmon. Breakfast was served in the dining room with a fire going in the fireplace. What a nice way to start the day! All in all, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the 1770 House, and we plan to return in the future!
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Date of stay: January 2020
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PaulTA1555 wrote a review Sep 2019
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We stayed at 1770 House as a base from which to explore East Hampton and the surrounding area. From the online reviews and room rate (comparable with a Four Seasons or Fairmont), we had high expectations. Having made our booking, Randye (Inn Keeper) was proactive and responsive in following up with us and offering a wide range of information and insights, which was all very good service. The property, accommodation (we stayed in room 6) and service during our stay though fell short of expectation. Rooms are pleasantly furnished and clean, but lack basics such as a coffee machine. Storage in the room is limited and storage and space in the bathroom even more limited. The seating area comprised a narrow window ledge with cushions. Continental breakfast is basic, is self service and is not varied at all day to day. A cooked breakfast is provided in place of continental at weekends. This is table service, however, although breakfast was included in the room rate, we were presented with a $0 bill each morning with an expectation we would tip the waiting staff. Service was poor, with aspects of simple orders missed and even orange juice and tea / coffee problematic to get right. On checkout we were very surprised to find a 5% gratuity had been added to the total bill. There was no reasonable explanation for this. We had tipped throughout the stay where reasonable to do so (e.g. bar staff in the Tavern bar and housekeeping) and the room rate was already high. This was removed from the bill, but left a bit of a sour taste. As others have commented, this really is a restaurant with a small number of rooms. The restaurant is formal dining and clearly popular. This didn't fit with our stay and we didn't eat in the restaurant, but it's interesting that many of the higher rated reviews appear to be for restaurant experiences rather than the B&B. Overall, if returning to the area, we would look for better, alternative accommodation.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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expatm0m wrote a review Sep 2019
north74 contributions37 helpful votes
Many misfires here, starting with the room rate of $750/night which is way out of line with the value. This is really a restaurant with a few tiny rooms attached. When I say tiny, I mean tiny! We couldn’t go from the bed to the bathroom without stubbing our toes. We finally stacked the rickety benches at the foot of the bed in a corner so we had a bit more space. The bathroom door swings in such a way you have to shut it to use the facilities. Bathroom had an overwhelming smell of chlorine all four days we were there. Coffee is quite bad and I’m fine with Tasters Choice so not picky! Breakfast was so-so. TV premium channels didn’t work so had to watch live tv. Room so small tv attached to wall near dresser so everything we opened a drawer we bumped into it. Bathroom amenities basic. All around would have been ok at $250/night.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
$288 - $1,198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about The 1770 House
Which popular attractions are close to The 1770 House?
Nearby attractions include Guild Hall (0.06 miles), Bookhampton (0.4 miles), and Home Sweet Home Museum (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The 1770 House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at The 1770 House?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a fireplace.
What food & drink options are available at The 1770 House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The 1770 House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The 1770 House?
Conveniently located restaurants include 1770 House Restaurant, Rowdy Hall, and The Palm East Hampton.
Is The 1770 House located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the center of East Hampton.
Are there any historical sites close to The 1770 House?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center (4.9 miles), Mary Croot Manson (0.1 miles), and Mill (0.7 miles).
Is The 1770 House accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.