At the lower end of the beautiful Catskill Mountains of New York there are many romantic local Bed & Breakfast getaways for couples. The area of Saugerties, Woodstock and Phoenicia is a hot spot. The countryside is very pretty and these quaint towns have unique offerings for shopping, dining and entertainment.
Here are three of the best local Bed & Breakfast getaways for couples these three Catskill Mountain destinations have to offer.
Woodstock Inn on the Millstream
48 Tannery Brook Road
Woodstock NY 12498
800-420-4707 or 845-679-8211
A short walk from Woodstock ‘s famous Tinker Street , the Woodstock Inn is nestled next to the babbling Millstream. It offers 18 standard rooms and deluxe studios, all with cozy cottage décor perfect for snuggling. Standard accommodations run $139 per night. Pricing for deluxe rooms depends on your choice of room. I recommend Room #11 for $225, with its king size bed, kitchenette, spa tub, skylight and flickering warmth of an electric fireplace. Did I mention the bathroom also has a separate shower stall with a shower head on each side? In warm weather, couples can bring their light breakfast (served in a separate building) out to one of the tables by the stream.
The Phoenicia Belle
73 Main Street
Phoenicia NY 12464
Phoenicia is actually a hamlet, not a town, but her small main street is satisfyingly full of good eats, shopping and the lovely Phoenicia Belle. Couples who chose the Belle for their romantic getaway have a choice of two suites and two smaller guest rooms. “Audrey’s Suite” is comfortably elegant, with a separate bedroom from its sitting area. The Belle is an ideal setting for romance inside a charming Victorian home. Room prices ($100-$175) reflect whether or not you want breakfast included, since the amazing, enormous pancakes from Sweet Sue’s restaurant are just down the street.
The Renwick Clifton House
27 Barclay Street
Saugerties NY 12477
Ah, the Renwick Clifton House! This mansion built back in 1812 is decked out in grand Southern style. Couples at this luxury Saugerties Bed & Breakfast love the pampering and the romantic extras, like fresh flowers and chocolate truffles. Hold hands while taking in the stunning Hudson River views or relaxing on the long covered porch. All four guest rooms house exquisite antiques and run $200-$295 per night. A two-night minimum stay is required during high season. Don’t miss afternoon tea.