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Best Western Plus Kingston Hotel & Conference Center

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Enjoy a totally new experience at our modern, spacious and comfortable full service hotel and Conference Center. The entire hotel has been beautifully transformed inside and out with a multi-million dollar renovation. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Kingston is located in the Historic Hudson River Valley region of New York State and surrounded by the picturesque beauty of the Catskill Mountains. Centrally located between Albany and New York City, this Kingston hotel is easily accessible from the NYS Thruway I-87 at Exit 19. Leisure guests should know that activities change with the season, ensuring there is always something new to do near our hotel. The Catskills offer hiking, tubing, farmers markets and county fairs in the summer and spring. Have fun at the Headless Horsemen Haunted Hayride and pumpkin and apple picking in the fall. Enjoy skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing during the winter at Hunter, Windham and Belleayre Mountains. We're the perfect pet-friendly hotel for guests participating at (HITS) Horse Shows in the Sun in Saugerties, NY. Business travelers trekking between New York City and Albany often seek lodging at our hotel and enjoy the calm, scenic atmosphere. The 24-hour business center and free Wi-Fi access are at your disposal as you work. Our Conference Center has multiple banquet and conference rooms for your next corporate event, as well as an indoor courtyard for more casual social gatherings. At the BEST WESTERN PLUS Kingston you can enjoy hiking, biking, rock climbing, shopping and sightseeing in this historic Hudson River Valley region. Plenty of fun can be found at the hotel, too, in the Garden Courtyard, with an indoor heated salt water pool, NEW fitness center and game room. Kingston has become a center for the arts. Working artist studios, galleries, music and performance venues create a vibrant cultural mix, minutes from the hotel. Make a reservation today to book your next stay! Businesses near the hotel:United Health Care, Huck/Alcoa, Ametek Rotron, Kingston Hospital, Benedictine Hospital, Adirondack Trailways, Bank of America, Ulster Savings Bank, Smith Barney, Ulster County Community College, Bard College, Northeast Center for Special Care and Iron Mountain.
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Breakfast included
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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Heated pool
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Everyone is so egar to please and take care of you. James and John are so accommodating, both when you are there and when calling to make reservations. The rooms are very clean. I always bring my dog and never got a room that smelt bad or was not clean enough.
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If you come to Kingston to do the Polar Express Train ride which is just 5 mins down the road make sure you book an overnight stay at the BW. Great hotel and price. The only problem we had we did not make a reservation for dinner at the Capitol Bistro which is located in the
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Response from Debra H, Director of Sales at Best Western Plus Kingston Hotel & Conference Center
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for the 5 star rating and the wonderful review. We appreciate you letting everyone know you had a great experience here at the hotel as well as enjoying Polar Express. This was our first year of offering the Kids Eat Free which as you mentioned was extremely successful and enjoyed be many of your guests. We hope you and your family come again.
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This Best Western is snuggly tucked away near a small river for quiet and more. The food was amazing! Fresh tasty and a very very good deal. Twas a chilly night at the end of a sunny day history ramble on the Hudsen River. Exhusted we opted for picking up a “to-go”” dinner to
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My family and I stayed overnight after taking the kids to the Polar express ride .The polar Express ride is only 5 minutes away and in fact some of the elves stay at the hotel , even saw santa claus in plain clothes eating breakfast there. The kids had a good time , they
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Clean hotel with indoor pool. Unfortunately a family was in the pool with a small baby wearing a diaper. I find that gross and I questioned the hygiene of the pool I had wanted to use. Also the woman with very short hair at the front desk was quite unfriendly and just not nice.
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Response from Debra H, Director of Sales at Best Western Plus Kingston Hotel & Conference Center
Responded 2 weeks ago
Our apologies for the problems you encountered during your stay. Our pool is open to all hotel guests and is very popular with families. We are sorry that our policy affected your enjoyment of the pool. We do follow all health department regulations and maintain proper chemical levels as required. We also apologize for any issue you had at our front desk. We try to be accommodating and friendly. Sorry we fell short this time.
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What are the pool hours
10am to 10pm
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Does this hotel have a elevator ?
Yes it does if I recall. But you're going to be limited to entering at the main entrance and not at one of the other entrances around the back.
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Any restaurant recommendations within walking distance?
We have an on site restaurant open 5pm to 10pm for dinner. Nearby the hotel ( 4 to 5 blocks) is the Historic Uptown Kingston which has several unique independent restaurant that are some of our favorites. Hoffman House, Stella, Boiston's, Opas!, Chops, Le Cannard Enchaine, Yum Yum Noodle Bar, Santa Fe, Elephant - tapas, also Dominicks, Deising's - lunch and dinner only
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do you offer extended stay rates ? I have a 13 week contract in Rhinebeck beginning in April.
you need to contact the hotel directly
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Is the pool table still there?
We are not pool players but I do recall seeing people playing.
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"Save some money and choose rooms without direct access to atrium."
"Try not to go in December unless you are taking kids on polar express."
"They do offer 2nd floor rooms with a belcony to the courtyard"
"Rooms facing Esopus Creek were quiet with privacy, but a bit of a walk to the elevator."
"Brand new all rooms are great."
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PRICE RANGE
US$109 - US$244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
holiday inn kingston hotel kingstonkingston holiday inn
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Garden Plaza Hotel
LOCATION
United StatesNew YorkKingston
NUMBER OF ROOMS
208
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