That's what we did when we arrived at the Emerson and walked into our rustically splendid Lodge room! After days of Interstate driving from one destination to the next destination, this was our last stop before heading back to Canada and it was perfect. The drive to and from the Emerson is definitely picturesque. Upon arrival, we walked through those massive doors into the main lobby and were greeted warmly and professionally. With a smile and few words, the young man on the desk quickly told us everything we needed to know and sent us on our way to the second Lodge building. We opened the door to our room and were delighted beyond words. The downstairs living area was log cabin cozy and well equipped. We made tea, relaxed on the comfy couch and took in some tv before dinner. Up the log stairs was a bedroom with a big inviting bed, a wonderful bath with jetted tub and fluffy robes and a great little balcony. The many "cat" accents, the use of wood throughout, the huge high ceiling with its lazily rotating fan and the natural views added to the whole Lodge experience. We walked a few steps outside and had a delicious dinner at the Catamount restaurant, served by very pleasant and quiet serving staff. (After a long trip, sometimes we are weary of those enthusiastically talkative, in your face wait people.) The facilities here are extensive with a spa, an exercise room, a store, a café and the world's biggest kaleidoscope to name a few. Most would say that we took way too many photos by which to remember this stop, but we are enjoying looking at them still. The world is such a big place and there is so much to see, that we rarely consider going somewhere twice, but the Emerson is an exception. We WILL be back!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Emerson Resort & Spa is comprised of two hotels, three eateries, an Award Winning Spa and an amazing retail component. We are located in the forever Wild Catskill Forest and provide a great escape for all of our guests, especially city dwellers. The Emerson Spa features a menu of Holistic Wellness, both Western Treatment options and Ayurvedic Rituals drawing from Ancient Indian Healing Wisdom. Our Award Winning Spa includes 10 treatment rooms, 1500 square foot Fitness Center, Relaxation Room, Yoga Studio with Instructor led classes, outdoor Jacuzzi, outdoor Pool, well-appointed locker Rooms with Steam, Sauna and Showers. Breakfast is served daily streamside in our beautiful Phoenix Restaurant which is also a stunning event space. The Catamount Restaurant, considered a local landmark offers streamside family dining in a casual setting. Looking for something quick & easy? Our Country Store Cafe offers breakfast and lunch, as well as delicious treats for those with a sweet tooth. Shop at the Emerson and enjoy Catskill Shopping at its best. Our Country Store is a collection of intriguing shops such as The Emerson Outfitter, Ski Shop, Melina's Boutique, Men's Shop, Up Country, Grandma's Boutique, General Store, Velsani Antiques and our Famous Kaleidostore which houses the World's Largest Kaleidoscope. So if you're looking for Ice-skating, Cross Country Skiing, Snow Shoeing, Trout Fishing or Biking the Emerson Resort & Spa is your Mountain Retreat! ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Emerson Resort And Spa
- Emerson Hotel Mount Tremper
- Emerson Resort Mount Tremper