The Fairlawn Inn was recognized by the NY State Hospitality & Tourism Association as the #1 Inn of Distinction for 2010. The inn is also #1 by tripadvisor. We are also 3 Leaf Eco-rated by Audubon International. Walk to town where you can enjoy three movie theaters, performing arts center, organic produce market, cafe, craft and fine art galleries, bookstore and more. Several restaurants are within walking distance. Rooms all contain a Queen sized bed, Cable TV with DVD players, Telephones, Alarm clocks and A/C. The Inn is in the Northern Catskills that offer all types of winter, spring summer and fall sports... we have something to do all seasons.
A sunny bright room in the second story turret. Pale yellows and blues are featured with a flat screened TV w/ DVD player. Comfortable seating. The bathroom features a antique six foot clawfoot tub and overhead and hand showers. Room also features Cable TV, Telephone and A/C. This room does not accept pets.
A sunny and airy room on the front of the house with views of the mountain. It features the largest bathroom in the house with a mirrored vanity, six foot antique clawfoot tub and recently added british overhead and hand showers. This is the room the bride would use to get ready for a wedding. The room includes a fireplace, an upholstered settee, cable tv (flat screen with DVD player, telephone, a/c and is quite large. This room does not accept pets.
A southern exposure makes this a bright room. It is the largest bedroom in the house and features a large bath also. The bath includes a six foot clawfoot tub and overhead and hand showers. The room features a flat screen TV, DVD player with cable, telephone, mantle (no fireplace)and a/c. It has views of the garden and mountains from its bay window. The room may accomodate 3 people, $40 charge for additional guest upon check-in. This room does not accept pets.
The coziest and quietest room in the house. It is separated by a stairway, closet and is in a corner location with minimal views of the back yard. It is decorated with Chinese style. It has a stand up shower, a flat screened TV with DVD player, cable, telephone and a/c. Accesses the main part of the house at the top of the stairs. This room does not accept pets.
This room is decorated in reds and taupes in a wainscoted room. It looks over the upstairs porch with access to both the house and the upstairs porch. The room contains two large comfortable chairs, a flat screened TV with DVD player, cable, telephone and is very comfortable and quiet. Individual heat and a/c controls. This room does not accept pets.
This room is accessed privately from the second floor porch. It is done in rich tones of purple, gold and jewel tones. It features two comfortable chairs and queen sized bed. The bath contains an antique tub with overhead and hand showers. It views the garden and catskill mountains. There is also a telephone, flat screened TV with DVD player and a/c. The room may accommodate 3 people, $40 charge for additional guest upon check-in. This room accepts pets if they are 40 lbs or less for an additional $25 - pets must be crated in guests absence.
This room is privately accessed from the second floor porch and is just off the second story gazebo which features new all season wicker furniture in season. The room has a cast iron and brass bed, a fainting couch and period wallpapers along with a flat screened TV with DVD player and telephone. The bathroom features an antique tub with new overhead and hand shower. This room accepts pets if they are 40 lbs or less for an additional $25 - pets must be crated in owners absence.
This room is situated off the first floor porch and gazebo with private entrance. It features a brass bed, two comfortable wingback chairs and fireplace (in season). The room has a flat screened TV with DVD player, telephone, a/c and its bathroom features a marble jetted tub for two, overhead shower and nickel silver custom sink. It looks out on the garden and Catskill mountains and is closest to the parking lot with private entrance. This room does not accept pets.
This room is custom decorated in Red and White with a fireplace. It features a private access from the porch, closest to the entrance. The room looks over the cutting garden and has a telephone, Flat screened TV with DVD player and a/c. The bath features a marble shower but no tub. This room does not accept pets.
5 on August 24, 2014
This is by far the best B&B I have ever stayed in. I have been going there for years and Chuck always makes you feel welcome and I always feel like I'm at home when I'm there. The rooms are very comfortable and nicely decorated along with the rest of the house. We had a great time sitting on patio around the fire pit with the delicious snacks not to mention the awesome breakfasts the next morning! A definite place to stay if you want a retreat in the mountains.
Thanks you for your kind words. We appreciate your feelings that you feel like you are home. The patio, the fire pit and gardens are a nice place to relax. I love to cook and also appreciate the commentary on the breakfast. We look forward to your return soon!
5 on August 24, 2014
We have been staying at the Fairlawn Inn for 12 years or so, it is always a pleasure and a treat to see what changes Chuck has made. He is a wonderful host and we look forward to seeing him each and every year we are there!
Thanks to this reviewer, we value every guest that visits but especially those that return often. It is also a treat to see their reaction when they have been gone a few years and notice the upgrades and changes. We work on constantly updating the inn to keep it fresh and new and also work on trying to keep up with technology, so important today with all of our technology. Thanks for the comments and we look forward to seeing you soon.
4.4 on August 21, 2014
This home has many different rooms to relax in or play games in, a patio with comfy chairs and a fire pit to sit around and meet new people, a dining room decorated with various antiques and the bedroom was nicely decorated with a large bathroom attached. The innkeeper was accomodating and the breakfast served was magnificent. We would definitely stay there again.
3.4 on August 21, 2014
We stayed in rose room and the ceiling light is annoying since it does not turn fully off. Everything else about the inn was pleasant and enjoyable.
We are glad this guest enjoyed their time here at the Fairlawn. The Sola-tube skylights have been recently added,they not only bring in natural light in a dark room but also function with LED lights to light the room at night with an eye to our green rating. We currently provide sleeping masks but in the next week they will be updated with dimmers to allow guests to shut the sky light and darken the room. On occasion we do projects to add to our green eco-tourism ratings and we thought this to be a good addition. We are updating them so this will not be an issue in the future. We appreciate the feedback from this guest and apologize for the inconvenience.
5 on August 04, 2014
My boyfriend and I booked the Mt. Dew room for 2 nights on 4th of July weekend and had a wonderful time in the area. Had a late check-in the first night and Chuck was happy to coordinate it with us. Breakfasts were both wonderful; the goat cheese omelet is so so good. Everything is eco-friendly which we really appreciated. We will definitely be back!
4.6 on August 03, 2014
Although we were only staying for 1 night, we had a great stay. The room was just as advertised, very quiet, which is what we wanted since my husband had to sleep in for the morning, since he was working the night shift. We were in the Mt Dew room, which was perfect for our needs. The breakfast in the morning what fantastic. Chuck was very pleasant and had several dinner recommendations. He was also very accommodating with letting us check out a little late, so that my husband can sleep in a little longer. Again, even though we only stayed in Hunter for 1 night, I would come back to the Fairlawn Inn and recommend it to others. There is a great little patio area that i look forward to relaxing and reading a good book in, on my next visit up.
3.4 on July 16, 2014
Nice getaway, very peaceful. Not much to do in Hunter, but restful. Don't pick a room near the front of the house if you are a light sleeper. The road noise can be loud at times. Chuck is a great host and very eager to share his knowledge of the area.
5 on July 08, 2014
Chuck was an excellent host, Hunter is a base good location for exploring the Catskill region, and the Fairlawn Inn is exceptionally clean and well-maintained. Plus, Chuck always has great knowledge of the area and lots of ideas for activities, no matter the season. We will stay here again.
5 on July 05, 2014
Everything was just impeccable. Couldn't be more amazed. Enjoyed our stay, but was to short. Waiting for another return:)
5 on May 07, 2014
The Inn was cozy, the décor was quite beautiful and Chuck the Innkeeper made our stay a fabulous one! We met some very nice people and look forward to our next visit!
Countryside, Mountains, Small town, Village
Albany, NY (ALB-Albany County) 75 miles
Take 87 south and follow directions listed above
Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, The New Zipline at Hunter Mountain, Pleshacov Piano Museum, Three movie theaters in walking distance, North South Lake State Park, Kaaterskill Falls, Myriad Hiking Opportunities, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery
Country Inn, Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn
BBQ grill, Board games, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Private entrance, Videos, Wedding Facilities , Large Porches, Comfortable new wicker furniture, Many gardens and incredible views, Walking distance to activities and restaurants, On bus route to and from NYC
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, In-room internet, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi
Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Tubing, Ski lift ride open in summer - Wed, and Weekends, The New Zipline at Hunter Mountain, mountain biking - on new terrain park, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports
Travel, Collecting, Painting, Antiquing, Auctions
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian
French French Toast
A croissant filled with cream cheese, made into french toast. Topped with a four berry compote with a side of whipped cream. As seen in "Dining Where" magazine in 2009.