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A room at Glenmere in Chester, New York


New York

Housed in a tasteful, Italian-inspired villa, this boutique hotel enjoys a seductive location on 150 acres in the farmlands of the lower Hudson Valley. This former Gilded Age retreat offers an elegant restaurant, a decadent private dining room, a cozy, old-fashioned tavern and just eighteen bedrooms. Adorned with antiques and fine art, no two of these rooms are the same. For pampering, spa services are available, and for relaxing like old-school high society, activities include croquet and garden tours. If you're coming in from Manhattan, take advantage of the helicopter service, which offers a unique vantage from which to view the hotel's beautiful grounds.

(Updated: 10/24/13 CT)

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