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The Getaway Mavens sure love a deal. Especially when it comes to luxury hotels. Especially in New York City. So, when we received the following Press Release, we just had to alert our readers.  Book quickly - these hotels, at $100, $200, $300, and $400, per night, will fill up quickly. NYC’s biggest city-wide hotel [...]

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Adelphi Hotel, Saratoga Springs NY: Historic-Chic

Good things come to those who wait. The much-anticipated Adelphi Hotel, meticulously reborn after nearly 5 years, is a brighter, lighter, more splendiferous version of it’s former Victorian self; from lobby to classy, luxurious guestrooms. First built in 1877 as a 100-room hotel, the Adelphi was a town landmark in the early days of thoroughbred [...]

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Antrim 1844, Taneytown MD: Mid-Atlantic’s Secret Extravagance

For luxury travelers, there really is only one place to stay in Carroll County MD: Antrim 1844. This baronial inn is actually the reason that many people come here, though it’s virtually unknown outside of the Mid-Atlantic. Arriving at the front door, I felt as if I’d been hiking in the deep dark remote woods [...]

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Falmouth MA: Your First Beach Stop on Cape Cod

WHY GO: Falmouth MA, in the extreme southwest corner of Cape Cod, encompasses the tiny burg of Woods Hole – a Getaway Maven hot spot – and the ferry to Martha’s Vineyard – another Maven fave. But there are things to see in Falmouth as well, including a recently renovated Victorian mansion turned art museum, [...]

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Pavilion Grand Hotel, Saratoga Springs NY

Initially built as a luxury condo complex, rooms at this boutique hotel are immaculate, contemporary and larger than almost any other in town. Some, like the 2,300 sq ft. two-bedroom, two-level Penthouse Suites – are many times the size of a typical New York City apartment, with appointments that any city (or country) dweller would [...]

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WHY GO: There’s something divine about the sunrise over the Hudson River – made even more so by the fact that I’m watching it unfold from my private balcony.  I’m staying in The Winterberry Room at the Buttermilk Falls Inn and Spa, and this simple pleasure can be yours as well, on blue-sky mornings. Vaulted [...]

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Dream Midtown Hotel NYC: A Dream of a Renovation

If you are hell bent on finding some of the best bars in New York City, you won’t have to move around too much. Three are all in one place – a place you won’t even have to leave after you’ve imbibed a bit: the newly renovated Dream Midtown NYC. Choose between a classic watering [...]

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The Starlux Hotel, Wildwood NJ: Boutique Kitsch in the Wildwoods

In 2000, the Morey brothers renovated the old Wingate – turning the faded Wildwood icon into The Starlux Hotel a retro-chic starburst of a lodging. Proving that a hotel doesn’t have to be 5-star to be special, The Starlux is not “luxurious” in the private-butler lavish sense, but is a portal back to a simpler [...]

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A destination luxury boutique hotel in a busy wedding venue? Yes. And don’t scoff. The Inn at Chesapeake Bay Beach Club is the real deal, with upscale witty décor, 54 rooms, an innovative house-garden-to-plate restaurant, great Market for both gifts and meals, full service spa, and cruising bikes for use while there. The full service [...]

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Hotel Henry: Buffalo NY’s New Boutique Hotel

The spanking new boutique hotel in Buffalo NY, Hotel Henry, was once the H.H. Richardson designed Buffalo State Asylum for the Insane. Built in 1872 as a compassionate, sunlit residence for several hundred mentally disturbed patients, it became overcrowded and, well, less sunny and compassionate over the years. The psychiatric hospital closed in the 1970’s, [...]

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