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signature restaurant, Woodnotes Grille.
Inspired by the resort’s location in the
Catskills Mountains, as well as poet Ralph
Waldo Emerson, the 20-acre property
showcases its natural surroundings and
embraces pet-friendly amenities, a dedi-
cated dog park, and the world’s largest
kaleidoscope. Included in the renovation
was its full-service 6,193-square-foot
Also soon to be unveiled is The Wick, a
Tribute Portfolio Hotel, which this fall is
bringing the brand’s indie vibe to the vibrant tourism destination of Hudson, NY,
with an adaptive reuse project. This former
candle factory has been transformed into a
property with 55 guest rooms, a conference
room, and services for smaller retreats.
Last May, The Historic Thayer Hotel at
West Point celebrated its 90th anniversary.
Perched on a bluff with commanding views
of the Hudson River and the United States
Military Academy, this is the only full-
service hotel between New York City and
Albany that sits on the Hudson River.
The Thayer has 151 guest rooms, includ-
ing 23 executive suites, half with views of the
Hudson River and the others with views of
the mountainside. There are 15,000 square
feet of meeting space in six conference
rooms that all have floor-to-ceiling windows
overlooking the Hudson River and Valley.
Be it Upstate, Downstate, or the Hudson
River Valley, New York State boasts the ur-
ban allure of Manhattan as well as the scenic
beauty found in millions of acres of pro-
tected wilderness, more than 2,000 miles of
hiking and biking trails, lakeside mountain
retreats, and charming hamlets waiting to be
discovered. Questions or comments? Email
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Albany Capital Complex (159,000 sf); Buffalo
Niagara Convention Center (110,000 sf);
Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside
Convention Center (100,000 sf); Saratoga
Springs City Center ( 32,000 sf); Syracuse’s
Oncenter Convention Complex (over 200,000
sf); Westchester County Center ( 55,320 sf)
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