I recently had a friend in from Italy for her first visit to New York. I was frantic with planning for her to see as many sights as possible. Besides all of the must see tourist attractions of Manhattan, I wanted her to be able to relax as well. Prior to her trip she mentioned that she wanted to see the beaches. I immediately thought of this new hotel in long beach that I’d been hearing about called the Allegria.
I had never been there before, but I decided to take a chance on the good things that I’d heard, so I booked a room and after our third straight day of New York City we headed out to long beach.
As soon as we arrived her eyes lit up brighter than any billboard in Times Square. The room was amazing and the staff made us feel so comfortable. We dined at the beautiful Atlantica restaurant where they seated us at a window facing the ocean, the sun was setting, and it was a magnificent sight. The food was spectacular as well. Crab cake appetizers are to die for and their filet mingione was so tender there was no need for a knife. Not to mention the selection of wine is almost never ending.
After dinner we hit the lounge also with windows facing the ocean. It was so comfortable and all the different types of specialty drinks were so amusing to my girlfriend. We immediately made friends with another couple and just talked for hours when I realized that it was quite late and we had never left the hotel. I was planning on taking her out to the many bars and lounges in the town, but we never needed to. We had everything we needed at the Allegria, and the hours just flew by because we were having such a good time. I don’t think that’s ever happened to me before at a hotel.
My girlfriends first visit to NY and she repeatedly has said that the day we spent at the Allegria was her favorite day during her stay. I think I have to agree with here. Though the Allegria is just 20 minutes from my house, I felt as if I was really far away. Almost as if I was on vacation in Miami or something. That’s what is fantastic about this place; it’s a great get away. I’m looking forward to staying there again this summer, when the weather will be really nice, and I can enjoy the private beach entrance the Allegria has. Now that will really feel like a vacation!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Allegria Hotel is Long Island's Only Luxury Oceanfront Hotel where the Hampton's meets Manhattan. Slumber in elegance in our 143 rooms and suites and discover impeccable accommodations with personalized service. Dine at our the Atlantica Restaurant and indulge in gourmet cuisine or experience the L'onda Lounge and enjoy a cocktail while over looking the Atlantic Ocean. There is always plenty to do, whether talking a stroll on the iconic long beach boardwalk or surfing with skudin surf; there is always fun under the sun. The Allegria Hotel also features a variety of chic event spaces perfect for meetings, private events or the wedding of your dreams. Experience first hand the Allegria Lifestyle. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Allegria Hotel Long Beach, New York