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New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I remember the Rhinecliff from the days when the bar was upstairs and spilled out on to the verandah facing the Hudson. Since then it's been updated, the rooms refurbished as loft-style spaces with high ceilings and big beds. The bathroom had a large soaking tub and complimentary candles and good smelling soap. They moved the restaurant to a more...

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West Point, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to another Burns Supper at the Rhinecliff in early February of 2017. The food at dinner was OK this time. However breakfast was sumptuous. The staff was as friendly as ever, the locale beautiful, and the evening and morning very fun. A most enjoyable event.

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Trains and barges and The Hudson all flowed by. The breakfast on Saturday included perfect pancakes and a french press. Tv offered premium movies and the music with sunday brunch included 30s to current standards in a mellow way. Two dancers added to the vibe.

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Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The hotel is quaint and authentic. It has original plank flooring and narrow stairs to the guest rooms. Very different from the stock chain contemporary hotels. We stayed in a River room with a terrace overlooking the train tracks and the Hudson. While it is old it is clean and not musty. It has been renovated with a spacious modern...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I just returned from 3 days at The Rhinecliff Hotel. It is a perfect place to escape from the hurly burly of New York City. It is spotless, the entire staff is terrific, extremely nice and very accommodating. The rooms are lovely with king or queen size beds so terribly comfortable, while the bathroom is ultramodern containing virtually all the...

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Historic railway hotel. Rooms very roomy and comfortable. Restaurant has great menu with interesting items like blood pudding. Wonderful Eggs Benedict. Staff was welcoming and helpful. Will definitely return. Very reasonably price for quality received. GREAT VIEWS!!!

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jameschapm, Owner at The Rhinecliff, responded to this review

Dear Carol, Thank you for taking the time to write and let us know you had a good time, we really do appreciate it! Certainly we've always worked hard to make our home-cooked breakfast a thing of beauty, Full English Breakfast all the way is our motto! (or, Eggs Benedict can indeed be substituted, at a pinch....!!) So do please...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

After spending two weeks with family and needing to travel to Toronto via train from Rhinecliff, this hotel was exactly what we needed. Despite being New Year's Day the receptionist was able to cater for us with being only one room available. We found this was exactly what we needed in terms of a break before we resumed our holiday....

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jameschapm, Owner at The Rhinecliff, responded to this review

Dear J, Thank you so much for your very kind words, we're so glad you enjoyed your little break with us! We know our prices aren't the cheapest, but we like to think the quality of what we offer is generally rather good, and besides that, riverfront property, and a 5 million dollar renovation do erm.....well, you know! So anyway,...

Reviewed 6 December 2016

The good: Nice size room, comfy bed and good view of the lake. Very friendly service. Not so desirable: Dirty bathtub with at least 3 other colors of nail polish in it from other guests. Gross. They are not kidding when they say it sounds like a freight train is coming through your even with ear plugs in. Decor was...

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jameschapm, Owner at The Rhinecliff, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer, Well I’m so sorry you didn’t enjoy our little hotel, cleanliness is something we generally don’t have issues with, so I’m very sorry to hear about this. The train, well we’re a railway hotel and we endeavor to make that abundantly clear to everyone before check-in, it’s all All Aboard or nothing with us really! And I’m sorry...

Parsippany, New Jersey
Reviewed 28 November 2016

To me quaint denotes something pleasantly old fashioned. That's hardly the case here. If seeing old wooden beams and hearing every hallway sound is your pleasure, by all means book here. The young woman who check us in couldn't have cared less about her job. No eye contact, no warmth, no useful information. No one answers the phone at the...

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jameschapm, Owner at The Rhinecliff, responded to this review

Dear Andy, Well I’m very sorry your stay didn’t work out well. We of course try very hard to follow up on any complaints, so I researched our notes and alas we didn’t quite realize how unhappy it seems you were! We do test all our rooms out regularly, and one of our managers had just stayed in your room,...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 26 November 2016

My fiancé and I had an AMAZING stay at the Rhinecliff! The hotel is so quaint and a perfect getaway from the city! We loved the reclaimed wood throughout as well as the recycled artwork! The food, prepared by James, was the best we've had in a long time. The view from our room's balcony was beautiful! Being near the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Re-birthed after a painstaking five-year renovation, The Rhinecliff is a boutique country hotel, nestled on the banks of the mighty Hudson River and enjoys unparalleled river and mountain views. Featuring beautiful antique floors and woodwork, and world-class cuisine, The Rhinecliff (National Register of Historic Places) is two minutes drive from Rhinebeck. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Rhinecliff

Address: 4 Grinnell Street, PO Box 292, Rhinecliff, NY 12574
Region: United States > New York > Rhinecliff
Price Range: £144 - £304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
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“WE had a room with a terrace that faced the Hudson. Perfect!! Btw - the train noise noted in other reviews did not bother us at all.”
 of 5 bubbles NYTravMom, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a view of the Hudson and try for the 3rd floor - great views and wonderful stay.”
 of 5 bubbles yugtac, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you are getting an adequate sized bed.”
 of 5 bubbles AmyW857, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with a Hudson River view--which all have.”
 of 5 bubbles PeterS163, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“A different hotel”
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