A Mountain View Retreat

State Route 9G , Germantown, NY 12526 USA (Show map)


A former small hunting lodge renovated into an elegant B&B/Retreat for the discerning guest. In the country on 20 beautiful wooded acres with walking paths throughout, yet minutes to everywhere. The furnishings are elegant with a touch of whimsy. Fabulous, mostly organic, big country breakfasts served at 9:00 am each morning. Fifty-plus 5 star reviews on Trip Advisor and a GreenLeader Gold establishment. http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g47780-d1649723-Reviews-A_Mountain_View_Retreat-Germantown_New_York.html#REVIEWS

Rooms & Rates

Master Suite

Large Room Beautifully Furnished with Fabulous King Size Bed, High-quality Linens, Private Full Bath, WIFI, TV. DVD, and view of the Catskill Mountains. (A roll-away bed can be added for a third person or older child.)

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Twin

Green Room

Beautiful antique carved walnut queen bed, with high quality linens. Matching dresser with marble top, everyone’s favorite leather rocking, swivel, reading chair and leaded beveled glass decorative window pane. Private bath with shower or bath can be shared with Floral room if both rooms rented to family or friends. WIFI

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Floral Room

Sunny, lovely, cheerful room with one double bed and a day bed, fine linens. Furnished with Mackenzie Childs table at bottom of bed, Stick’s hand-carved dresser, artist’s hand painted antique bookcase with glass doors and beautiful art. WIFI Bath in hall or share with Green Room if both rooms rented together by family or friends.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double , 1 Twin

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Location Type

Countryside, Mountains, Wine country


Albany, NY (ALB-Albany County)

Directions to property:

Complete address and directions given at time of reservation. We are an exclusive retreat on twenty acres with incredible views of the Catskill Mountains. A Mountain View Retreat is close to everything in the beautiful Hudson River Valley. 6 minutes from Bard College, 3 minutes to Tivoli, 10 to 15 minutes to Rhinebeck and Rhinecliff, 20/25 minutes from Omega, 10/15 minutes to Hudson, 10 minutes to Olana, 5 to Claremont, and Montgomery Place, plus wineries, parks, and wonderful restaurants everywhere nearby within 3 to 15 minutes. New York City 2 to 2 1/2 hours.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Many historic mansions--Claremont, Olana...etc., Poet’s Walk, Ferncliff Forest for walking, Woodbury Common for outlets, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type


On-site amenities

Board games, Fireplace, Library , Master Suite only room with TV/DVD

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Hairdryer, Radio, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking trails, Horseshoes, Kayaking, Badminton, Great biking, bring own bikes or rent in Rhinebeck, Volleyball, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 4:00 - 6:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: No And please, no highly scented products, allergy free zone!
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Older well-behaved children...
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights, Holiday weekends 3 or 4 nights, check if 1 night stays available.
  • Accepted payments Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Credit card info taken for ID and security purposes and to hold reservation until your check for the full amount arrives within five days. Cash for last minute reservations upon arrival.
  • Cancellations: Sixty day cancellation policy. We are a small, exclusive B&B/Retreat, off the beaten path, cancellations we cannot re-rent effect us greatly. (Extra Bed, either roll-away or day bed is $50 a night extra.)
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Patricia Heller

Languages spoken


Resident Pets


About the innkeepers

As well as being a former “Washington DC Hostess,” entertaining and hosting Congressman, Senators and other dignitaries at dinner parties at her and her famed Health Lobbyist husband’s gracious home, Patricia Heller is a Best Selling International Author and a Professional Singer/Entertainer. Her first book, “If You Hear the Message Three Times, Listen” is about psychic, energy and spiritual healing and was written in New Mexico.

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Full country Breakfast, formal place settings

  • Time Served: 9:00 am
  • Serving Location: Outside on back porch weather permitting, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Gluten free, Meat free

Signature Dish

Herb Scrambled Cheddar Eggs
Also make incredible french toast and fluffy blueberry pancakes!


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