Poughkeepsie

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Enjoy the charms of the Hudson Valley in this city with a college-town feel. Tour one of the many wealthy estates in the area or enjoy an event at Vassar College.

Poughkeepsie is a city in the heart of the Hudson Valley in Dutchess County, New York. Its name is derived from the phonetic interpretation of the local Native American phrase for “the reed-covered lodge by the little water place.” Although reed-covered lodges are relics of the past, the phrase is very accurate for the city, which sits on the bank of the Hudson River.

The area is home to several estates built in the years before and during America’s Gilded Age. Vanderbilt Mansion is a short drive outside the city. The grounds feature formal Italian gardens and a small park with beautiful views of the Hudson River, particularly at sunset. Walk through the halls of this Beaux-Arts mansion on a guided tour. Take guided tours or enjoy the grounds of other nearby estates like Maple Grove or Locust Grove.

Vassar College, an elite liberal arts institution, is located in Poughkeepsie. The college grounds feature an arboretum with over 200 varieties of trees. Explore the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Centre, which houses an extensive display of Asian, European and American art and artifacts. The college also hosts plays, concerts, dance performances and other acts throughout the year.

Explore the natural beauty of the Hudson Valley at one of Poughkeepsie’s many parks. Peach Hill Park is the city’s largest park. It has 4 miles (6.4 kilometres) of trails that go past an apple orchard, the scenic highest point in town and woods bordering the Hudson Valley. Take a step back in time at Springside, the former estate of Vassar College founder Matthew Vassar. The grounds, gardens and farm are open to the public and provide a wonderful family excursion.

Investigate the lively downtown scene in Poughkeepsie. Check out the various restaurants and shops or take a stroll along the riverfront. Poughkeepsie’s combination of Hudson Valley beauty and college town cultural scene makes it a city well worth visiting.

Holiday Inn Express Poughkeepsie, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Poughkeepsie, an IHG Hotel
2.5 out of 5
2750 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601
The price is ₹9,262 per night from 5 Feb to 6 Feb
₹9,262
per night
5 Feb - 6 Feb
Stay at this hotel in Poughkeepsie. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their reviews. Popular ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (993 reviews)
"Great place"

Reviewed on 15 Jan 2023

Holiday Inn Express Poughkeepsie, an IHG Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott Poughkeepsie
Courtyard by Marriott Poughkeepsie
3 out of 5
2641 South Road/Route 9, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601
The price is ₹9,339 per night from 8 Feb to 9 Feb
₹9,339
per night
8 Feb - 9 Feb
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Poughkeepsie. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,012 reviews)
Dissapointed
"Nice hotel. But don’t lose anything here. You will never get it back. I know I accidentally left my airpod charging case on the bed because later in the day when I left, I noticed I didn’t have it. It was never turned in to their lost and found. So that tells me their staff takes things that don’t ..."

Reviewed on 7 Jan 2023

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Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel
Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel
3 out of 5
40 Civic Center Plz, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601
The price is ₹9,750 per night from 6 Feb to 7 Feb
₹9,750
per night
6 Feb - 7 Feb
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Poughkeepsie. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful ...
4/5 Very Good! (598 reviews)
Replace the mattress in rm 814!!!
"I would have rated this hotel the highest but the mattress that was in the room was so bad my back has been hurting for 2 days. On a good note I was satisfied with everything else about this hotel."

Reviewed on 29 Jan 2023

Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel
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31 Street Broadway Hotel
31 Street Broadway Hotel
2 out of 5
38 West 31st Street, New York, NY, 10001
Stay at this aparthotel in New York. Enjoy WiFi, room service and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the quiet rooms and the property condition in their ...
2.5/5 (579 reviews)
"It’s quite wonderful and very centric. I only wish watching tv was less complicated and that they offered more towels for drying hands or a dish. It was very clean, the bathroom is nice and the beds and pillows are comfortable. I’d stay again."

Reviewed on 21 Jan 2023

31 Street Broadway Hotel
Radio City Apartments
Radio City Apartments
3.5 out of 5
142 West 49th Street, New York, NY, 10019
Stay at this 3.5-star aparthotel in New York. Enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and a business centre. Our guests praise the WiFi and the helpful staff in ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (2,870 reviews)
"A very cozy and well kept place to stay. Great kitchen in the room that made life easy. Very nice staff."

Reviewed on 27 Jan 2023

Radio City Apartments
Montauk Manor
Montauk Manor
3.5 out of 5
236 Edgemere St., Montauk, NY, 11954
Stay at this 3.5-star aparthotel in Montauk. Enjoy free Internet, an outdoor pool and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in their ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (795 reviews)
Nice place
"It was nice. The only thing was a little slow internet."

Reviewed on 28 Jan 2023

Montauk Manor
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