by Lissa Poirot
This hotel has been in operation since 1874, providing a luxurious getaway on Long Island, just 24 miles from New York City. Featuring 269 rooms and suites that were remodeled during the hotel’s 140th anniversary, guests will find oversized rooms at 390 square feet with two double beds or a king. These standard rooms come with 42-inch flat-screen TVs and French boutique design. Deluxe Suites, 780 square feet in size, provides a living room and a king bedroom. A Grand Suite, 1190 square feet in size, includes a Murphy bed in the parlor, and a living and dining room. A Penthouse Suite is also available. Dining onsite can be enjoyed at the Polo Steakhouse, which serves breakfast from 6:30 to 11 a.m., lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and dinner from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Prix fixe menus are available. A seasonal patio bar serves light bites and drinks in the summer. Wi-Fi is offered complimentary in public spaces, but not in-room. Kids will enjoy the indoor pool, and parents can enjoy the Red Door Spa. The hotel is 12 miles from JFK and 16 miles from LaGuardia airports. A Long Island Railroad stop is located across the street from the hotel.
Our Editor Loves
- Historic property 24 miles from NYC
- Indoor swimming pool
- Onsite dining
- Onsite Dining
by Kathy V
Other than running out of toilet paper and tissues the stay was awesome! The restaurant and food was great. We wanted to eat at The Red Salt Room but it was booked through our stay. The room was nice and although we did not use it the pool and fitness facilities looked nice.The flavored water and coffee were welcome and the doorman funny and helpful. The desk attendants were nice and helpful with directions,maps and train information.
We have family in town and usually stay with them. Maybe not anymore. This was a great stay for two days, with very attentive service, a very nice room, and, while a tad pricy relatively speaking, a worthwhile stay. And we really didn’t use the bar and restaurant which we have visited before, and which are quite good.