Rondout Inn

79 Broadway , Kingston, NY 12401 USA (Show map)


The Rondout Inn features uniquely decorated properties 2 blocks up from Kingston's bustling waterfront. A historic 1820's federal style building features one bedroom apartment suites that are perfect for casual weekend guests as well as business guests on temporary work assignments. An adjourning building houses a newly renovated skylight-lit 2400 SF one bedroom loft for guests interested in more contemporary quarters. The apartments are a short walk to the waterfront (pictured above) which evokes memories of European waterfront cities with its creek-side promenade of historic buildings, marinas and fabulous restaurants and cafes. Stroll down to the Visitors Center, the Hudson River Maritime Museum (winter home of the Sloop Clearwater), the New York Trolley Museum. art galleries, antique centers, specialty shops, boutiques and wine bars. Take advantage of the daily river cruises, monthly art openings, waterfront concerts and numerous seasonal festivals and events. Experience the beautiful Hudson River Valley. Just 2 hours from New York City.



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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.2
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Onsite Dining3.8

Great place to stay

3.6 on July 29, 2016

Everything about our stay worked great - especially being able to walk to good restaurants and not alway have to get in the car. The only thing I wold recommend is having better coffee available, especially since there is a new coffee shop right next door. Stay here, you won't regret it.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review and happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Most guests usually compliment our coffee as it is very high quality. However, I agree, our next door neighbor also has serves some very excellent coffee.

- Larry (innkeeper)

John And Jo

4.4 on June 03, 2016

BC and Larry were extremely helpful. They met us off the bus from Poughkeepsie, and took us to the Hannaford supermarket to catch the bus back. They also gave us very good advice on where to eat nearby

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review. We are pleased to have made your short visit in Kingston enjoyable. Of course, we made an extra effort to pick you up and bring you to the inn. We knew there was very little chance of getting a taxi to our inn from the Midtown bus stop where the Poughkeepsie Bus left you. On such a hot day, we could not in good conscience leave you to walk the almost 2 miles or worse, to leave you stranded. We are sorry we did not meet your value expectations. Other guests have felt our rates were very reasonable for a full apartment.

- BC (innkeeper)


5 on July 06, 2015

This little apartment was so perfect we didn't want to leave! It was immaculate and had everything you could ever want or need to make your stay comfortable. There were guide books and other nice touches that made you feel special. It is literally a few minutes walk down to the river and the many bars and restaurants are all on the doorstep, even though it was so peaceful we slept really well. Plenty of on street free parking and so much to do we didn't have time to fit everything in! We have no hesitation in recommending this lovely place and the very kind and helpful hosts, BC & Larry, to everyone.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks very much for the 5 star review. We're very happy you noticed the effort we put into making our apartments comfortable, efficient and special. Your well-thought out comments encourage us to constantly improve!

- BC (innkeeper)

excellent stay

5 on June 25, 2015

Outstanding place to stay!

Great Weekend Getaway

5 on April 25, 2015

My boyfriend and I recently spent a truly wonderful weekend at the Roundout Inn in Kingston, NY. This is a great place to go when you are looking for a perfect spot to relax. The accommodations couldn't have been better - we received a warm welcome from one of the owners, who gave us lots of useful information regarding places to visit in the neighborhood. The apartment itself feels like a 'home away from home' - there is a bakery right next door with great home made pastries and delicious latte. Several excellent restaurants are within easy walking distance. We tried a different place every night and had a great dining experience each time. All in all we highly recommend the Roundout Inn.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay here and especially our recommendation of the fabulous made-from-scratch baked goods next door (yumm). Fortunately we are able to offer guests a memorable visit with great restaurants, museums and shops in the neighborhood. Hope to see you again in the summer when the waterfront is really hopping!

- BC (innkeeper)

Nice Alternative to a Hotel

3.6 on November 29, 2014

This inn is very clean and comfortable, and in a great neighborhood. It's roomy, with a full kitchen. Our only complaints: we were given a different suite than the one we had reserved and were confirmed for, which was a bit disappointing since I preferred how it looked in the website photos. And, since the owners live a half hour away, we needed to coordinate our arrival time, which turned out to be later than I had predicted, especially after we'd gotten stuck in traffic. I kept them updated about our timing, but they seemed somewhat annoyed because our delay held up their own plans for the evening. Guests shouldn't have to be concerned about this- it's hard to know just when you'll get somewhere when you are traveling; you get there when you get there. Once we arrived, though, BT was very friendly, warm, and helpful regarding neighborhood dining options.

Innkeeper Response
We are sorry you were disappointed you didn't get your requested suite but as we explained, a sudden two month rental forced us to make the change. We did appreciate you keeping us updated on your arrival time but we were very disappointed that our special anniversary dinner had to be cancelled. BC made a special effort to be here to welcome you into the suite. Hopefully your stay here was enjoyable and full of pleasant memories.

- BC (innkeeper)

Great stay at Rondout Inn

5 on October 21, 2014

We stayed 3 nights at the Rondout Inn. Our stay was wonderful. The location was great, close to everything, and in nice area with great restaurants. The suite was well-designed, very clean, and very comfortable. The attention to detail was great. Everything we could possible need was provided. The furnishings were a nice mix of antiques and new items, beautifully placed in the rooms. The sheets and comforters on the bed were new and luxurious. BC and Larry are great hosts. We would definitely recommend staying at the Rondout Inn.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for the great review. We are constantly on the lookout for ways to improve and make our apartments as comfortable as possible. It's especially nice when it's noticed. Thanks again!

- BC (innkeeper)

Something in between

4.6 on July 26, 2014

This inn is more than a hotel or motel and, at the same time, better than a B & B (although no breakfast) because of what you get for the price you pay. We only stayed one night but we can see, upon another visit to the area, a multi-night stay. There are all the comforts of home at a hotel/motel or B&B price. All in all, a fine place to stay. There is no dining associated with this inn and that is why the Dining section of our review gets a 3 star.

Great place to stay

5 on April 30, 2014

Our room was immaculate and very tastefully furnished. Lots of info on local attractions was provided in the room. Very convenient location for walking to the many excellent restaurants and to the river.

Innkeeper Response
You're welcome. We love to share all the great things to do and see in this area. To that end, we put a lot of effort maintaining a jumbo book full of brochures, maps and articles of what's around. Feel free to come back to see what happens all year round.

- BC (innkeeper)

A wonderful find

5 on April 30, 2014

Well appointed and quiet apartment like suite near the historic waterfront in Kingston. Friendly owners, simple check-in and checkout and everything (including fine restaurants) within walking distance. An added touch was that information about transportation, points of interest and menus were readily available in the suite. Perfect place for a weekend stay with a touch of class.

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Rooms & Rates

Wiltwyck Suite

The WILTWYCK suite on the 3rd floor, features a queen-sized bed dressed with soothing cotton sheets, fluffy blankets, down comforters and lots of pillows. The elegant living room is furnished with a pair of Chinese cloisonné tables, early 20th c. torchiere lamps, and a full-sized futon sofa (that can convert to a guest bed). The room also includes a gate leg dining table with 4 chairs. A separate den off to the side is furnished with a small French oak drop leaf desk. a five shelf bookcase and a small side table. Modern day amenities such as cable TV with Netflix, high speed wireless internet, and individually controlled air-conditioning complete the suite. The in-suite bathroom has a glass enclosed walk-in shower, toilet and vessel sink.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $169 - $189

Esopus Suite

The mid-century modern designed ESOPUS suite on the 2nd floor, features a queen-size four poster canopy bed dressed with soothing cotton sheets, fluffy blankets, down comforters and lots of pillows. The spacious bedroom also contains a magnificent mahogany New York bureau from circa 1900. In the living room, guests have the use of a comfortable desk, a vintage marble top dining table with designer chairs. The in-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower, is filled with hand-made soaps, shampoos, hand creams and soft cotton towels to pamper each guest. Cable TV with Netflix, high speed wireless internet and individually controllable air-conditioning complete the suite.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

Nightly Rate: $159 - $179

Libris Studio

The Libris Studio on the ground floor, features a queen-size bed dressed with soothing cotton sheets, fluffy blankets, down comforters and lots of pillows. The spacious bedroom also contains a Victorian oak bureau, and apropos its name, cases of rare and collectible books and ephemera. In the living room, guests have the use of a 55 in flat screen TV, comfortable reading chairs and an oak cloverleaf table for sipping morning coffee. The in-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower, is filled with hand-made soaps, shampoos, hand creams and soft cotton towels to pamper each guest. Cable TV with Netflix, high speed wireless internet and individually controllable heating and air-conditioning complete the suite.

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

Nightly Rate: $149 - $169

Rondout Loft

The RONDOUT LOFT is the latest addition to the Rondout Inn's collection of suites. Enjoy a weekend in an amazing 2400 SF loft with 14' skylight-lit ceiling. Cook gourmet meals in the custom designed chef's kitchen. Sip a cocktail in the elegant living room furnished with mid-Twentieth Century furniture, furnishing and a curated art collection. Pamper yourself in a luxurious bathroom & shower suite filled with hand-made soaps, shampoos, hand creams and soft cotton towels. Unwind in the large private bedroom/ dressing room with two separate reading areas, and sleep in a queen-size sleigh bed dressed with soothing cotton sheets, fluffy blankets, down comforters and lots of pillows. All within a few minutes walk to the waterfront filled with marinas, museums, boutiques, antique shops, and restaurants. Includes modern day amenities such as cable TV, DVD player, high speed wireless internet, Netflix, stereo with CD player and central air-conditioning

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $265 - $295

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Location Type

Waterfront, Riverside, Small town, Urban


Newburgh, NY (SWF-Stewart) 45 miles

Directions to property:

Driving to Kingston From NYC or Albany: Kingston is at exit 19 on the New York State Thruway (I87). From the traffic circle after exiting, take Colonel Chandler Drive (Route 587) to Broadway. Stay on Broadway until you reach the Rondout waterfront district. A more scenic route: Drive to Kingston north or south via 9W, often within sight of the Hudson River. Or drive on the Taconic Parkway on the east side of the river and get off at Bulls Head Road and cross the river at the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge. From the west, approach via 32, 209, or 28. By Bus Adirondack Trailways/PineHill Trailways (800-858-8555) offers a number of buses each day between Kingston and the Port Authority Terminal in New York City or the Albany terminal.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Eco-tourism, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Horse Shows at HITS, Concerts and Shows at UPAC, Skiing at Belleayre, Hunter, & Windham, Sightseeing Cruises, Kayaking, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type


On-site amenities

, Free Netflix

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Kitchenette, Library, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

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  • Check In:: 2:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Outside only
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 Nights
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: One(1)night deposit required to secure reservation
  • Cancellations: We will only charge a $25 service fee, if you cancel at least two (2) weeks prior to arrival. We will charge one night's deposit if you cancel less than two (2) weeks prior to arrival. We will charge you in full if you are a No-Show or if you cancel less than forty-eight hours prior to arrival.
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Larry & BC

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About the innkeepers

BC also owns Mezzanine Vintage and travels to shows around the country. Mezzanine Vintage specializes in Vintage Jewelry and Mid-Century Home Decor. BC is also a gardener, gourmet cook and avid reader. She enjoys fine food, good wine and good friends.

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  • Cost: 10
  • Serving Location: Guest room

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Regular Rate: $537 now $358 (33% Savings:)

Get 1 FREE NIGHT for every 2 consecutive nights stay. For check-in on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday. This special promotion excludes holidays. This offer cannot be combined with any other specials. Offer valid through Dec 30,2016! call 845-399-2902 or e-mail us at reservations@Rondoutinn Please contact the inn directly at 1 8453992902 to redeem this deal.

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