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BEST WESTERN PLUS The Inn & Suites at the Falls

50 Red Oaks Mill Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603-3260
Phone: 845/462-5770   |   Fax: 845/462-5943   |   40 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to the BEST WESTERN PLUS The Inn & Suites at the Falls! 2013 & 2014 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence winner.

Enjoy complimentary beer and wine daily at our Manager's Reception 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. while sitting by the fireplace. From events at Vassar College to game days at Marist College, these campuses are just a couple of reasons guests come to our Poughkeepsie hotel.

How does an escape to Hudson Valley sound? At our property, guests are a short drive from the Culinary Institute of America® where world class dining and classes are offered. Located off busy Route 9, it's easy to get around when staying with us. We're also next to a stream, and all windows open in our rooms so you can enjoy an escape like no other. Don't forget to bring your pet for an unforgettable stay in select double queen rooms!

Roosevelt's home and library is in the neighborhood, making our Poughkeepsie hotel a favorite for history buffs. Visit the Vanderbilt Mansion for a touch of culture or take a stroll on the walkway over the Hudson. Romance is in the air here, but there's also plenty of activities for families and business travelers, too. Whether you're here for a meeting with IBM® or visiting a student at the culinary school, you'll find plenty to keep you busy.

With West Point Military Academy nearby, we're proud to welcome students and their families to the region. Whether it's Vassar, Marist or West Point we provide student's families a home away from home while visiting a loved one. The hotel is centrally located in the historic Hudson Valley.

Our Poughkeepsie hotel is minutes from key points like Mills Mansion and Morse Mansion. The longest walkway over water in the world is located right here, and the Dutchess County Fairgrounds has exciting events year-round. The Dutchess Wine Trail, with many wineries like Millbrook, offers tours and tastings daily. Enjoy day trips to New York City or check out the deals at Woodbury outlet. Enjoy your stay.

 

Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Exercise facilities
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Catering/beverage services available. Food and beverage gratuity is 18%.
  • 100 % smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, whole wheat and white breads and English muffins, assorted bagels, hard boiled eggs, assorted Jimmy Dean® sandwiches, oatmeal, cereal, fruit, waffles two flavors daily with strawberry and blueberry toppings and whipped cream, yogurt, juice
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Exercise facility open from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill, with television monitor
  • Elevator
  • Inter corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning same day service available
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Mail services
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Air-conditioning
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Motor coach parking
  • Fitness Center
  • Bar
  • Public gathering area for overnight guests
  • Patio overlooking the stream
  • Breakfast area overlooking the stream
  • Evening reception daily, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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Conveniently located, the best western plus the inn & suites at the falls in Poughkeepsie, New York is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 41.655225  /  Latitude: -73.870825

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: the north, Take the NYS thruway, I-87 south to Exit 18, turn right on Route 299, turn right on Route 9W and exit at Mid Hudson Bridge. Take Route 9 south. Turn right on Spackenkill Road go to intersection of Route 77, make a left on Red Oaks Mill Road the BEST WESTERN PLUS The Inn & Suites at the Falls.

From: the south, Take Henry Hudson Parkway north to the Saw Mill River Parkway that turns in to the Taconic State Parkway. Take Route 55 west to Titusville Road. Turn left on Red Oaks Mill Road to the BEST WESTERN PLUS The Inn & Suites at the Falls.

From: the east, Take Route 84 West to Exit 16N, take the Taconic State Parkway, take Route 55 West to Titusville Road. Turn left on Red Oaks Mill Road to the BEST WESTERN PLUS The Inn & Suites at the Falls.

From: the west, Take Route 84 west to Exit 16N, cross the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge. Follow Route 9 north. Make a right onto Vassar Road, make a right on to Route 376 south, make a left onto Red Oaks Mill Road to the BEST WESTERN PLUS The Inn & Suites at the Falls.

BEST WESTERN PLUS The Inn & Suites at the Falls

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Catskill Park

NY Attractions

Catskill Park

Recreational enthusiasts have a variety of options in New York's Catskills.

Catskill Park encompasses 700,000 acres in the beautiful Catskill Mountains – just northwest from the New York City metro area. This massive park is contained in Delaware, Sullivan, Greene, and Ulster counties, and operated by the New York Forest Preserve.

Welcoming .5 million annual visitors, Catskills park is ideal for hunting, water recreation on Ashokan Reservoir and Schoharie Reservoir, and hiking up the Slide Mountain – the highest point in the park.

The park also features wildlife viewing, skiing, and learning areas like the Catskill Interpretive Center.

When established in 1885, the borders were drawn on a map with blue ink – later known as the Blue Line. The park, comprised of public and private lands, including the Catskill Forest Preserve state land of 300,000 acres.

Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site

Spanning 181 acres, the Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site is located in Hyde Park – one mile away from the Home Of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site. The site is set just north of Poughkeepsie in New York's Catskills region.

Also known as Val-Kill, the home was taken over by the National Park Service in 1977 – making it the only NPS site commemorating a First Lady. The Eleanor Roosevelt home features a number of interactive tours, and walking paths throughout the scenic grounds – plus a bookstore and visitor center.

GLOBALFOUNDRIES

Employing over 13,000 people, GLOBALFOUNDRIES is a semiconductor foundry with a location in Hopewell Junction – south of Poughkeepsie in central New York. The plant manufactures integrated circuits for companies like Qualcomm and STMicroelectronics.

Visitors are periocally invited to tour massive facilities like the Luther Forest Technology Campus to get a glimpse the plant’s operations, not to mention the extensive set of tools and technology found within.

Home Of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site

Covering 800 acres, the Home Of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site is located in Hyde Park – one mile away from the Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site. The site is set just north of Poughkeepsie in New York's Catskills region.

Listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, the site began operating under the National Park Service in 1945 ­– drawing over 100,000 annual visitors. Also known as Springwood, the site features the First Couple’s bedroom and gravesite, and FDR’s childhood bedroom. Springwood also features home and grounds tours, a visitor center, and bookstore.

Marist College

Established in 1929, Marist College is a private liberal arts institution located in the Hudson Valley city of Poughkeepsie. Marist’s main campus is found on the east bank of the Hudson River – a 180-acre suburban campus featuring several sites named to the National Register of Historic Places.

Athletics are Marist College are represented by the Marist Red Foxes – comprised of 23 Division I teams playing in both the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference and the Pioneer Football League. Games are held at Tenney Stadium, McCann Arena, and other venues.

Mount Saint Mary College

Established in 1960, Mount Saint Mary College is a private, liberal arts college found in Newburgh – only a short drive from New York City. The 70-acre Suburban campus – located on the shores of the Hudson River – enrolls roughly 2,700 students participating in a diverse range of graduate and undergraduate degree programs.

As a member of the NCAA Division III, MSMC fields 15 varsity teams competing in the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference. Many of the school’s athletic events are held at the Elaine and William Kaplan Recreation Center, as well as Kaplan Field.

State University of New York at New Paltz

Established in 1828, State University of New York at New Paltz is a public university and a member of the State University of New York (SUNY) syste. The school, commonly known as SUNY New Paltz, is located in the village of New Paltz – a short drive from the New York metro area and across the river form Poughkeepsie.

As members of the NCAA Division III, SUNY New Paltz features a diverse range of teams, competing in the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) and the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference. Known as the New Paltz Hawks, the students play home games at the Hawk Center, Loren Campbell Memorial Field, and other venues.

Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

NY Attractions

Vanderbilt Mansion

A U.S. Historic district, the Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site is a 211-acre site managed by the National Park Service.

Found on the east bank of the Hudson River, the Vanderbilt Mansion is located in Hyde Park within New York's Catskills.

Representing the living style of the Gilded Age, the 54-room Vanderbilt Mansion was purchased in 1895 by Frederick William Vanderbilt.

Today this National Park site offers cell phone tours of the mansion, plus the Hyde Park Healthy Trails, the Riverfront Podcast Trail Tour, and tours of the formal gardens.

Vassar College

NY Attractions

Early Vassar College

Established in 1861, Vassar College is a private liberal arts college offering BA degrees in more than 50 majors.

The 1,000-acre college enrolls nearly 2,500 students and can be found in the central New York city of Poughkeepsie.

Vassar College is also home to two National Historic Landmarks – the Vassar College Observatory and the Main Building.

Students enjoy a diverse range of athletics as well, collectively known as the Vassar Brewers, competing in Division III conferences the Liberty League.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 3.98 mile(s) from Locust Grove
  • 4.91 mile(s) from The Chance
  • 5.11 mile(s) from Bardavon Opera House
  • 5.37 mile(s) from Historic Joseph Horton House
  • 5.56 mile(s) from Walkway over the Hudson
  • 7.04 mile(s) from Mid Hudson Civic Center
  • 7.06 mile(s) from Mid Hudson Childrens Mues
  • 11.29 mile(s) from FDR Home & Library
  • 11.56 mile(s) from Hudson Valley Renegades
  • 13.10 mile(s) from Vanderbilt Mansion
  • 23.57 mile(s) from Dutchess County Fairgroun
  • 25.64 mile(s) from Rhinebeck Aerodrome
  • 7 mile(s) from Culinary Inst of America
  • 15 mile(s) from Millbrook Winery
  • 1 mile(s) from Dutchess Rail Trail
  • 25 mile(s) from West Point
  • 13 mile(s) from Mill Mansion
  • 9 mile(s) from Eleanor Roosevelt Home
  • 3.60 mile(s) from South Hills Mall
  • 3.95 mile(s) from Galleria Mall
  • 37.00 mile(s) from Woodbury Common Outlet

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 4.00 mile(s) from Arlington
  • 5.00 mile(s) from LaGrange
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Wappingers Falls
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Hyde Park
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Fishkill
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Rhinebeck
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Richmor Aviation
  • 3.00 mile(s) from IBM
  • 3.56 mile(s) from Cablevision
  • 4.50 mile(s) from CRM
  • 4.50 mile(s) from Vassar Hospital
  • 5.50 mile(s) from St Francis Hospital
  • 7.25 mile(s) from Time Warner
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Verizon
  • 3.38 mile(s) from Vassar College
  • 8.04 mile(s) from Marist College
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Culinary Institute of America
  • 9.50 mile(s) from Dutchess Community College,
  • 17.63 mile(s) from State University of New York at New Paltz
  • 24.22 mile(s) from West Point Millitary Academy
  • 29.80 mile(s) from Bard College

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 5.40 mile(s) from Fun Central
  • 8.77 mile(s) from Splashdown Water Park

Nearby Restaurants

  • 0.02 mile(s) from Hobnobbin Pub, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Subway®, deli, American, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Colanero's Pizza, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Chan's Peking, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Goodfella's, full service, Italian, open or: lunch, dinner,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Union Jack Pub, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Tokyo Express, full service, Japanese, open for: dinner,
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Beach Tree Grill, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Babycakes Cafe, coffee shop, American, open for: breakfast, lunch,
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Cappuccino by Cappolla's, bar/lounge, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 4.00 mile(s) from McDonalds®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Spice A Roma, bar/lounge, Indian, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Little Caesars Pizza, fast food, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Domino's® Pizza, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Milanese, bar/lounge, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Bonefish Grill, bar/lounge, American, open for: dinner,
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Brown Derby, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 5.00 mile(s) from River Station, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Burger King, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Gasho, bar/lounge, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Umberto's, bar/lounge, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Outback Steakhouse, full service, steak house, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Bagaboo Creek, bar/lounge, steak house, open for: lunch, dinner,

BEST WESTERN PLUS The Inn & Suites at the Falls

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Poughkeepsie. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

July 2015

July 16 - 19, 2015
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival

This 4 day outdoor music festival near West Coxsackie offers entertainment, workshops, jam sessions, food, and more.

July 4 & September 5, 2015
2015 Belleayre Music Festival

World class performers in a beautiful Catskill Mountain setting.

July 29 - August 2, 2015
6th Annual Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice

A five-day festival celebrating the human voice as an instrument of healing, peace, and artistic expression. The event is hosted at various venues in Phoenicia at various times.

July 18 & 19, 2015
2015 Shandaken Artist Studio Tour

Explore over 30 working artists' studios clustered in tiny hamlets and up country roads. Grand opening of Catskill Interpretive Center Sculpture Park in Mt. Tremper, with an exhibition at the Emerson Gallery. Saturday at The Arts Upstairs, enjoy a "Meet the Artists" feast.

July 28 - August 2, 2015
2015 Ulster County Fair

A family-friendly event promoting local agriculture, horticulture, animal husbandry, and good old-fashioned fun. The event is hosted at Ulster County Fairgrounds.

August 2015

August 15 - 17, 2015
11th Annual Hudson Valley Rib Fest

Bagpipes, food, music, step dancing, Ceili dancing, craft demonstrations, storytelling, authentic Celtic products, entertainment and more. The event is at TR Gallo Park at various times.

September 2015

September 5-7, 2015
2015 Woodstock/New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair FALL SHOW

The fall version of the annual festival – a juried crafts fair with over 300 artists and craftspeople including furniture, specialty foods and health care products. The event is hosted at Ultster County Fairgrounds.

September 7, 2015
2015 Hooley of the Hudson Irish Festival

Hosted at TR Gallo Park, this event features bag pipe performances, food, dancing, crafts, Celtic products, and plenty of entertainment. The event begins at 11:30 a.m.

September 13, 2015
2015 Taste of New Paltz

Experience authentic Hudson Valley food, wine, and beer tastings at the Ulster County Fairgrounds. The event begins at 11 a.m.

September 26 & 27, 2015
2015 Hudson Valley Garlic Festival

Join Saugerties residents as they enjoy two days worth of garlic food, crafts, live music, chef and farmer lectures, children's activities, and more. The event starts at 10 a.m. each day.

September 30 - October 4, 2015
2015 Woodstock Film Festival

Hosted at various venues throughout Woodstock, this event sees a week's worth of world-class film screenings, concerts, parties, and plenty of informative panels. Don't the miss celebrity appearances by Paul Rudd, Daniel-Day Lewis, and Uma Thurman. Event start times vary.

September 18-20, 2015
2015 Woodstock Comedy Festival

Celebrate the arts, crafts, foods, spirits, music and all that make the Hudson Valley so special. Walk the trail that leads to Walkway Over the Hudson and visit the many regional vendors.

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