New York, New York
April 9, 2001
The house itself is beautiful, with a fireplace in the sitting room, antique furniture and interesting ceramics artfully arranged. In the summer I imagine it would be delightful to sit on the verandah and watch Rhinebeck move by. We stayed in the Rose Room, which sticks to its theme diligently. We enjoyed a private bath, a comfortable queen-sized canopy bed, and a lounge chair for reading, as well as lovely views of the wooded neighborhood. The house is only a few blocks from the center of town, so we could walk to restaurants or shops and not worry about finding parking, which can be difficult. We stayed Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights (Sunday being my favorite as we were the only guests: breakfast was downright intimate in the dining room with the view of birdfeeders and snowy trees) and were treated with nothing but grace and hositality.
From journal Rhinebeck is for Epicurians