Your Home in the Catskills!

Originally built in the late 1920s as the clubhouse for the once popular Rip Van Winkle Golf Course, Shandaken Inn has been welcoming guests to the northern Catskills for almost one hundred years. Following an extensive renovation and reimagination of the property, the Inn opened for a soft launch at the end of 2019 . With over 12 acres of bucolic country grounds, bordered by the Esopus Creek, made famous for its world class fly fishing, Shandaken Inn features 15 unique and artfully furnished guest rooms. Themed to pay homage to the storied past of the Catskill Mountain region, it’s former great resorts and camps, the Inn evokes the glory days of a time gone by when the Catskills were the premier vacation and recreation destination for the entire region.

Under two and a half hours from New York City, guests can escape to the breathtaking surroundings of the Catskills, enjoy a state-of-the-art fitness center, hike, play tennis, swim, and relax without leaving behind modern conveniences like high speed WiFi. With its reimagined restoration, Shandaken Inn will once again, be first in its class, and your home in the Catskills.

  • 12+ private acres
  • Restaurant & bar
  • Lounge with wood burning fireplace
  • Fitness room with Peloton bikes, treadmills, ellipticals, free weights & more
  • Tennis court (seasonal)
  • Pool (seasonal)
  • Outdoor fire pit
  • Frette linens and bathrobes
  • Bassett mattress
  • Down alternative pillows
  • Blackman bath fixtures
  • Ceramic Portico tiles
  • Malin & Goetz bath amenities
  • High speed WiFi

Guest Rooms

Each room is unique with its own design of modern meets rustic, from brands such as La lune & Old Hickory Furniture, and unique textured wallpaper from Phillip Jeffries.

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Explore our backyard of the Catskill Mountain region. Located just 2 hours north of New York City, the Town of Shandaken is an area rich in history and culture.

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Fitness Room

Our onsite Fitness Room, with two Peloton bikes, treadmills, ellipticals, free weights and more, is open 24 hours a day to guests of the Inn.

Inn Breakfast

Complimentary breakfast is included in your stay. Inn Breakfast is served daily at The Clubhouse Restaurant from 8am – 10am.

Fire pit

Gather with family and friends around the warm fire as you end the night with S’mores underneath the starlit sky.

Pool & Tennis Court

Opened seasonally, our outdoor heated pool is perfect for soaking in the sun, taking a dip or relaxing with a cocktail. Head over to our tennis court for a friendly match with friends or a private lesson with our resident tennis pro.

"I for one cannot stop thinking about the rustic charm of the Shandaken Inn . . . with its proximity to multiple ski destinations, hiking trails, fishing spots and even local brewers, the Shandaken Inn is set to be an all-season favorite."

- Guest of a Guest

"I am o-b-s-e-s-s-e-d with the Shandaken Inn, a truly lovely hotel . . . [with] insane 360° views and and a complimentary breakfast that's pretty much worth the entire price . . . it really does feel like a home away from home."

- Marie Claire

"This rustic yet refined getaway puts outdoor enthusiasts within 25 minutes of Hunter Mountain and 35 minutes of Kaaterskill Falls, the tallest cascading waterfall in the state."

- Travel and Leisure

"Think luxurious dark woods and white Frette linens, textured wallpaper, one-click fireplaces . . . it's places like these that allow you to open the book that's been in your backpack for months, or head outside to stargaze since the clarity is unreal."

- Passport Magazine

"A highlight among the various outposts . . . the Shandaken Inn reflects changes in the picturesque Catskill region - notably a return of New Yorkers interested in outdoor activities by day and premium hospitality experiences at night."

- Cool Hunting


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