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Inn the Woods Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #2 of 6 Hyde Park B&B and Inns
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Reviewed June 4, 2010

Inn the Woods is tucked away, well, in the woods. It is located very near to the FDR library, Vanderbilt Estate, Marist, CIA and more.

As far as the rooms go, the second floor room has two beds, one with a pillow mattress pad and one with a memory foam pad. The pillows were a little firm for my liking but beyond that everything was quite clean and comfortable.

Valerie, the proprietor, is very knowledgeable about the region and was very helpful in planning our trip. The accommodations are comfortable and quaint. Breakfast the next morning was fantastic, homegrown strawberry rhubarb yogurt parfait, apricot scones, and an "eggs benedict" of fresh turkey sausage, spinach, tomatoes, and asiago cheese sauce. If this sort of thing isn't up your alley, she does cook to order and will meet the needs of any sized group. Valerie jars her own preserves, makes her own apple cider syrup, and is now keeping bees so you can look forward to fresh honey in a few months!

Good rooms, above average amenities, great food.

  • Stayed: June 2010
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Reviewed June 4, 2010

Had a great stay in the Treetop suite at Inn the Woods. So close to everything, and yet it felt a world away. I appreciated the memory foam topper on the one bed, it turned out that it was very timely with a recently strained neck.

Valerie couldn't have been more gracious - and knew so much about the area. I really enjoyed their commitment to sustainability and organic, fresh foods. Breakfast in the morning was a real treat! They make you feel very special - from the fresh fruit and homemade yogurt parfait, to the eggs benedict on home baked English muffins! They do it all, and do it well! I was there to visit the CIA, and between my meals there, and these delightful culinarians, I was completely satiated! I am definitely looking forward to returning when my son starts the CIA.

  • Stayed: June 2010, traveled with family
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Thank amacatac
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Reviewed September 13, 2009

We had a lovely time at Inn the Woods. Harry"s breakfast will not be soon forgotten. We can't wait to go back.

  • Stayed: September 2009, traveled as a couple
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Thank adamfeimer
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Reviewed June 3, 2009

We had a great time at this B&B. We stayed in the Tree Top suite. The oversize windows (11 of them) gave us a breathtaking view of the wooded area surrounding the Inn. The room was immaculate, spacious yet cozy, and very comfortable. We were a very short and easy ride from FDR, CIA, Vanderbuilt mansion, etc.
Can't say enough about the graciousness of Valerie the Innkeeper. She is so warm and friendly, yet professional in all ways and never intrusive on your privacy. She has a great knowledge of the area, and is very helpful with directions to any of the many attractions that are in this area. We could go on and on about her cooking! In three short mornings we became completely addicted to her unbelievable breakfasts!!

We absolutely recommend this B&B to anyone visiting the Hyde Park NY area
R & J. Callahan Massachusetts

  • Stayed: June 2009, traveled as a couple
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Thank myzoey2000
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Reviewed May 20, 2009

We stayed here on a trip from Maine to West Virginia. It was half-way, the price was right, and we were ready to stay almost anywhere, except at the places recommended by a local college. We were delighted by the location, the room, the hospitality, the food, the sheer wealth of information that was shared with us. The box lunch was an unexpected surprise as were the directions to and critiques of various sites in the area. Oh, we should add, we run a B&B in Maine and would happilly come back to the Inn in the Woods. It was truly one of the best B&Bs we have ever been in.

  • Stayed: May 2009, traveled as a couple
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Thank Arthur D
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Reviewed March 18, 2009

My friend and I stayed here for one night in March. As soon as we stepped into the upstairs suite, our jaws dropped at the light-filled spacious and inviting room that seemed to have no end. There are two large beds that will give you the sleep of your life, plenty of space to stow away all your things (room for several guests at least) books and games, plenty of seating, an electric fireplace, a work area if you want to get some business done, and best of all...a terrific view from all sides. If you like architecture, this mid-century modern home was definitely inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright's creations.

We couldn't get enough, and that was before breakfast! The owners are very knowledgeable about the area and Valerie's cooking is hard to beat. We had homemade waffles with homemade syrup, jam AND juice...and butter shaped like little leaves. Her husband was also very genial: a cricket got into our room (it is Inn the WOODS, after all) and we panicked, but he came to our rescue and got the little guy out. When I needed an extra computer cable, he lent me one right away. We both are already planning our return visit!

  • Stayed: March 2009, traveled with friends
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Thank wellywellywell
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Reviewed September 9, 2008

We stayed in the tree top suite, and it was perfect for a family of five. Nice location and a great breakfast. Valarie and her husband were very nice and accomodating. We would definetly stay again if we're in the area.

  • Stayed: August 2008, traveled with family
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Thank TesaJim
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Address: 32 Howard Boulevard Extension, Hyde Park, NY 12538
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Location: United States > New York > Hyde Park
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Hyde Park
Price Range: $120 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Restfulness awaits you at "Inn the Woods" Bed and Breakfast, in Hyde Park, NY. TreeTop Suite with private entrance and balcony. Artisan breakfast offerings. Centrally located for Antiques, Walkway-Over-the-Hudson, The Culinary Institute of America, Franklin D. Roosevelt's Home, Museum & Presidential Library, Eleanor Roosevelt's Val-Kill Home, Vanderbilt Mansion and the "Great Estates" Region. Discover trails, pick-your-own orchards, Drive-In movies, wineries, gardens, Golf, Hudson River cruising and the Dutchess County Fair. A convenient location while visiting the areas Colleges of Bard, C.I.A., Marist and Vassar. Come explore the beautiful Hudson Valley! ... more   less 

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