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A “world away” resort retreat only 69 miles from New York City, Buttermilk Falls Inn + Spa is named after the impressive on-site waterfall that flows down to the Hudson River, one of many natural attractions on our sprawling estate. Only 54 guests can call Buttermilk “home” at any one time, relaxing in an intriguing variety of accommodation options - ideally configured for romantic getaways to family gatherings - with working fireplaces and captivating river, garden and / or grounds views, along with the “basics” expected by today’s discerning travelers, such as flat screen TVs and complimentary WiFi. All rooms, suites and guest houses are a delightful short stroll from the full service eco-friendly spa, Henry’s at the Farm dining destination restaurant, gym and organic working farm
4.0 on October 20, 2014
The rooms are exactly as they appear on the website, cozy and reminiscent of the original setting. The restaurant is great and the grounds are about as peaceful, serene, and pristine as you can get. What a wonderful experience!
4.2 on September 30, 2014
Buttermilk Falls is the perfect place for a relaxing getaway. The inn is set on a beautiful piece of property overlooking the Hudson with plenty of beautiful scenery and walkways to enjoy. Whether you want to be active or just sit quietly and read a book, it's the perfect place to be. Some of the rooms in the main house are on the small side (it is a B&B after all!) but there are also plenty of options if you want more room. We stayed in the Gindalle flat which was both cozy and spacious overlooking the pond. The spa is a quiet haven. The breakfasts in the main house change daily and are always delicious with many options both healthy and decadent. Finally, Henry's at the Farm, the restaurant on site is a gem. The atmosphere is comfortable and casual with top notch farm to table food. All in all, the perfect place to escape hectic NYC life!
3.8 on September 27, 2014
My husband and I decided to take a mid-week getaway to the Hudson Valley and booked an overnight stay in the Juniper room. The bed was comfortable and the room was very clean. The grounds were spacious and picturesque. Our dinner and breakfast at the Inn were also quite good. Overall, it was a pleasant experience.
3.8 on September 22, 2014
Great breakfast and midday tea. Beautiful grounds, upscale spa and pool, and lovely staff. Loved the llamas. Only complaint is that I had no control over climate control in my room.
3.2 on September 20, 2014
Due to prior rating we booked it. Room was huge, breakfast was fair, service at breakfast was fair. Great deep tissue massage at spa. Restaurant on site was okay.
4.8 on September 18, 2014
My husband and I stayed 2 nights in Sage Left, a very nice room with French doors opening to a terrace and a view of the Hudson. The grounds are beautiful and unique, including a farm with llamas and peacocks as well as a garden. Many of the ingredients in the breakfast dishes as well as those at Henry's - the restaurant on the property - come from their own garden. We ate at Henry's twice and our dinners were exceptional. I also enjoyed a wonderful massage in the spa. We are looking forward to another stay.
4.8 on September 16, 2014
Everything about our experience at Buttermilk Falls Inn was excellent. From the room to the service, we felt like honored guests. Breakfast was delicious! We ate at Henry's and that was very good. Excellent service! Loved the animals and walking around the property. We will be back!
4.2 on September 10, 2014
We had a wonderful relaxing stay on our recent trip with friends to the inn. We stayed in the Juniper room, which is lovely. Nice size bathroom, walk in closet, small refrigerator, TV and comfortable bed. Decorated nicely and clean. There is a balcony off the room. This is the only area that could use improvement. I did let the inn know on their evaluation and they replied they would look into it. Hopefully they do, it would be a lovely place to sit, relax, and enjoy the view. Our friends stayed in the Winterberry room, which was directly next door to ours. Both rooms are off their own hallway that can be closed off from the other rooms. Nice feature when traveling with friends. The staff could not have been friendlier or more helpful. The breakfast was very good. The grounds are beautiful, I especially enjoyed visiting with the animals. I did experience an amazing massage, then enjoyed a spa lunch in the pool area. You do need to book your massage in advance as they fill up. They also offer a nice size pool, steam room and small gym. The restaurant was wonderful, from appetizer to dessert. Again the staff was outstanding. If we do venture to the area again, we will be sure to stay here again.
3.6 on September 08, 2014
I received 2 gift certificates for our wedding. Service was great and the north cottage was really beautiful. Some sweeping and outdoor maintenance could have helped to make the exterior as wonderful as the interior. Dinner at Henry's was very nice. Overcooked my pork chop slightly, but an accommodating staff, even if they had been thrown a curve ball with the dinner and a movie program, nonetheless. Didn't sleep too much with the peacocks. That would have been nice to know about when booking the cottage. Also, lots of trains... Nothing one could do about them. .. but again, would have liked to have known. Maybe would have booked another cottage or room.
4.4 on September 08, 2014
Had a wonderful stay at Buttermilk. The grounds, food and staff were wonderful and the room was immaculate when we arrived. Would definitely recommend.
Airport, Countryside, Mountains, Small town, Suburban, Village
Newburgh, NY (SWF-Stewart) 20 miles
Take I-87 North to exit 17 (Newburgh) Continue on I-84 East to exit 10 (9W, Highland). Travel approximately 11 miles North on 9W until you come to a traffic light at an intersection with the Milton Turnpike. Make a right at this light, onto Milton Turnpike. At the stop sign make a left onto Main St. This becomes North Rd. Buttermilk Falls is the first right after River Knoll Rd.
Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Walkway Over The Hudson, Hudson River, Culinary Institute of America, Vassar College, Bard College, Marist College, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery
Bed and Breakfast, Cottage, Historic Inn, Spa, Farm
BBQ grill, Board games, CD player, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Desk, Fax Machine, Library
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, In-room internet, Fireplace, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi
Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Tennis courts
Restrictive , Vegetarian