A jewel on the Hudson River, 2.5 miles from West Point, the luxurious la bel Worstell welcomes adults for vacations and romantic getaways. Roam the ~ 4-acre trails to rocky cliffs, river vistas, tea house, brook, falls, pond sanctuary, Hudson River, pergola, statuary. Heated pool, fitness center, sauna. Rec room with TV, ping pong, arcade, tropical fish. Art deco movie theatre. Retro snack room. Billards. Tennis, putting green, yard sports, lily pond, fish, frogs. The newly-constructed la bel Worstell continues the Bel stone mason dynasty of 15th century Aberdeen Scotland. Neighboring “big houses” were 19th century NYC getaways for families like J.P. Morgan to the Hudson Highlands, a place of breathtaking natural beauty where events influenced the course of history.
900 square foot suite. Grand castle doors private entrance. 4-poster king bed. TV, fireplace, sitting rm with picture window view of the river and mountains. Heated pool and gardens right outside your door. 15X18 foot opulent marble bath with 8 foot two-person infinity tub, steam shower, European toilet with bidet. Bamboo linens/towels/robes. Adjoins entertainment center, fitness center with sauna, Nibbles and Bits snack room and Art Deco movie theatre. 1 nite $379, 2 nites @ $330, 3 nites @ $280. See room reservation policy.
Queen suite with two-poster carved headboard, antique hand-carved armoire and art. Beautiful Southern view of the river and mountains right from your bed. TV. Stunning black marble bath with Roman tub and separate shower. Main floor. 1 nite $279. 2 nites @ $250. 3 nites @ $225. See room reservation policy.
Pillow-top king bed (or twin beds) suite has a panoramic Manhattan mural and black and white contemporary decor. Pair of oversized comfy lounge chairs. Glass and chrome game table. Black marble bath with black sink, toilet and shower. TV and retro VHS collection or view your own DVD's. 1 nite $229. 2 nites @ $200. 3 nites @ $166. See room reservation policy.
King canopied bed. A pair of animal-print lounge chairs look out on the river and mountains plus an animal-print bed bench and pillows. TV. Authentic Kenyan artifacts, Masai warrior statue, zebra-skin drums, hand-carved ivory inlaid table. The Gathering Place panoramic wall mural. Shares a marble bath with the o'Sashiburi Suite. Double sink and tub with shower. 1 nite $229. 2 nites @ $200. 3 nites @ $166. See room reservation policy.
Queen bed with Kinkakuju Temple art (The Golden Pavilion). Authentic Japanese artifacts, art, lighting, sandals and blinds. A pair of sueded lounge chairs frame the window for a view of the river and mountains. TV. Shares a marble bath with the Serengeti Suite. Double sink and tub with shower. 1 nite $229. 2 nites @ $200. 3 nites @ $166. See room reservation policy.
4.8 on June 11, 2014
This is not your usual B&B. This home boasts an eye-catching panoramic view of the Hudson River. Each room of the home is ample and tastefully decorated with different themes. The floors throughout the home are gorgeous. The amenities are plentiful, enjoy - a sauna, gym, pool table, outdoor pool, air hockey game etc. etc. There is even a mini- movie theater! Best of all you feel welcomed by the owners and they encourage you to feel at home, breakfasts are ample and delicious! Definitely a special treat.
4.8 on June 10, 2014
My boyfriend and I stayed at La Bel Worstell for an overnight trip to celebrate the end of school for me and new jobs for both of us, and to do some hiking near Bear Mountain (which is a stone's throw across the rotary off the bridge). The B&B is like a villa on the Hudson, with gorgeous views of Sugarloaf mountain. Marshall (the innkeepers' grandson) gave us a tour of the grounds and the house, so we were able to see every room, each more fabulous than the next. We were lucky enough to have gone at a time where we were the only guests for the night, so we had the entire run of the house. We sat by the river before we went out for dinner (where there's a picnic table and hammock) and enjoyed some wine while watching the trains roll by and relaxing into the sounds of nature, and later took advantage of a night swim under the stars in the perfectly heated pool. We warmed up in the sauna and relaxed in the soaking tub in our room-- a perfect end to a perfect day. The next morning, Karen made us the breakfast of champions- whole grain pancakes, fresh fruit, eggs to order, bacon, out-of-this-world potatoes, juice and coffee/tea- which was served outside on the veranda under a crystal clear blue sky. She packed us snacks for our hike and recommended that we start at Fort Montgomery and head over to the Trailside Museums and Zoo at Bear Mountain. We are both interested in history so we did just that later on. We would highly recommend seeing the hallowed grounds our forefathers fought to defend. Before we left, Karen encouraged us to warm up with a quick hike and exploration on the grounds which involved a visit to the B&B's authentic Japanese tea house in a little sanctuary in the woods by a softly flowing creek which got us right in the mood for our longer hike. There is no doubt in my mind that we will come back to La Bel Worstell very soon-- we hope to bring our friends to fill up the house and take advantage of all the wonderful things this B&B has to offer.
5 on February 18, 2014
WOW wow and more wow - this creative oasis will take you far beyond its grand location with beautiful Hudson river views and Bear Mountain 3 minutes down the road! It was such a pleasure to stay in the "Serengeti Room" - we felt like we had traveled much further than our 1-hour drive from NYC! The interior design detailing is impeccable throughout the house - we just wanted to soak in every room! This place is more like a palace - they have truly thought of everything. It is spotless, so comfortable and the hospitality could not have been finer - our hosts were friendly and warm and genuine. We cannot wait to return in Spring and I trust will keep returning for a long time to come. - Alison, NYC
5 on February 11, 2014
Overlooking the Hudson River, the views are priceless! As shown in the photos on the website, this home is spectacular. Innkeeper Robert's commendable hospitality and breakfasts are incomparable. We already have our next visit planned and booked.
4.8 on December 19, 2013
We were visiting the Hudson River Valley while on our way a 50th wedding anniversary of friends who live in the area. We decided to visit The US Military Academy at West Point, the FDR Museum and homestead, and the Culinary Institure of America...all within an hour or so of each other. Our first stop was overnight in Ft. Montgomery, NY within a few minutes of West Point. We stayed at la bel Worstell Bed & Breakfast, a magnificent facility hosted by Mr. Robert M. Bryant, the innkeeper. Each room had a theme based on the places that Mr. Bryant had visited in the past. The inn itself has just about any amenity that one could ask for including a movie room, workout area, and even an "infinity" bathtub. Our host was pleasant and congenial making sure that we were comfortable and had everything we needed. Our breakfast the next morning was superb and Mr. Bryant was with us throughout. When visiting this area of the Hudson Valley, I would highly recommend la bel Worstell for your stay.
Countryside, Mountains, Village, Wine country
Newburgh, NY (SWF-Stewart) 18 miles
Go South on the NYS 87 thruway. Just past the Woodbury Common shopping outlets go East on Route 6 for a few minutes, then go around the Bear Mountain Circle. From there, follow the same directions as from the South in the above Directions to Property. la bel Worstell is also a reasonable commute from La Guardia, Newark, Kennedy and White Plains airports. Ask the innkeeper for directions.
Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Extreme sports, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, River Boat Tours, Brotherhood Winery, West Point Golf -Robt Trent Jones designed, Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame, Storm King, Hudson Valley Ctr for Contemporary Art, Woodbury Common Outlets, Bear Mtn Park ice skating, zoo, boats, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins, Ski area, Tours, University, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo
Bed and Breakfast
Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, BBQ grill, Billiards, Board games, CD player, Clothes dryer, Copier, Fax Machine, Internet Service, Library, Movie library, Outdoor grilling, Parking, Piano, Pool, Radio, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Workout facility , billiards, ping pong, air hockey, archade, golf putter, tennis, croquet, sauna, pool, theatre, library books and dvd's, hairdryer, iron, ironing board, horseshoes, metal detector, moonlight swimming with fantasy lighting
Air conditioning, Bath robes, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi
Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Kayaking, All activities at your own risk release., Certain activities require a guide., Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Table Tennis, Tennis courts, Video Arcade, Water sports
Robert M. Bryant
social Japanese, English
tropical fish, lily pond frogs Others
Bob is an aficionado of waterways and a natural beauty advocate who loves horses, playing cards and woodworking. His career took him to countries worldwide including a 5-year stint in Japan where he learned to appreciate oriental food and customs.
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Requests welcome
Early Morning Specials.
Tell us your early morning plans for la bel Worstell activities, West Point golf tee time, Bear Mountain bicycling/ice skating/cross country skiing, fishing or other local attractions. We will either talk you into taking it easy over a yummy breakfast followed by a sauna and languishing in the heated pool, prep your preference of a quick and tasty continental breakfast to eat before you leave, or make you a take-out goody basket.