My childhood memories of the Mullins/Blackthorne are ruined forever after visiting 30 years later. My dream was to have a family reunion at my beloved childhood vacation spot. My husband, sons and I traveled a day earlier to have some alone time. Thank goodness... because I was able to tell my family members to ABORT MISSION! It was horrible....my husband was being a sport about it...but my children were miserable! Everything was dirty, broken, and smelly.
The rates were outrageous for this place....we were quoted $747 for a three night stay....all inclusive??? The first night was a cook out. The men cooking was toothless and dirty. My husband asked for BBQ chicken...."Hamburgers and Hotdogs," he said. My husband then said, "Ok, two cheeseburgers and two hotdogs." The man said, "NO CHEESEBURGERS, I said hamburgers and hotdogs only!" When the burgers were done, he pointed the burger on the utensil at my husband....gestured to the table that held the bags of IGA hamburger rolls. This all inclusive place comes with no frills. The tables are thrown together with three legged chairs...lying mostly on their side.
Run away from this place....as quickly as possible!! I did...and so did my family!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Whether you are just here to relax or out for fun. Blackthorne has all there is to offer. Enjoy everything from Lodging, Dining, Dancing, Top Notch Entertainment to Indoor and Outdoor Recreation. We have it all!Nestled amidst the breathtaking beautyof the Northern Catskills Mountains, The Blackthorne Resort offers all the comfort and luxury you desire.Terrace views to the majestic mountains, air conditioning, heat, television, and privatebaths. Ultra Deluxe rooms with queen sizebeds, refrigerator, and Jacuzzis. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Blackthorne Hotel East Durham