Fall out East is a special occasion worthy of that grueling ride out on I 495. For all of the pumpkin and apple picking, corn maze running and wine sipping glory, a weekend at one of the area's most notable hotels is most appropriate. Should you be planning a visit in time for the Hamptons International Film Festival, get on that "checkout and check-in" hustle mighty quick. With a limited number of rooms available, they sell out fast.
Here is our list of five of the best hotels in East Hampton for your next trip to the East End.
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THE BAKER HOUSE 1650
This regal luxury inn nestled in the beautiful, historic village of East Hampton, The Baker House 1650 is a masterpiece of 17th Century Cotswold-inspired architecture. While possessing the homey, yet the majestic aura of a superb English manor, The Baker House 1650 caters to its guests with the utmost in beautiful, modern accommodations, conveniences, and amenities and can rival any five-star hotel. Complement your beach days with tea times and a visit to the exquisite spa, that features a stunning pool reminiscent of Roman baths.
181 Main St., East Hampton, 631.324.4081, bakerhouse1650.com
THE HUNTTING INN
This landmark building is nestled on a street that National Geographic called one of “the most beautiful Main Streets in America.” Equally charming are the accommodations, which are just the right amount of historic yet user friendly. Its association with The Palm means a superb menu is paired with people-watching amid the power dinners. Not to mention, the steak here is the stuff of legends.
94 Main St., East Hampton, 631.324.0410, thepalm.com/huntting-inn
Taking a modern approach to timeless appeal, this hotel offers contemporary art and design and features an updated, whimsical take on the traditional Americana and Hamptons aesthetics. This ambiance is reflected in the shared spaces throughout the property, including the pink sunroom, art bar, and new take on a classic lounge. The East Hampton hotel has 19 individually designed rooms and cottages. The fireplace at the bar area is utterly divine.
207 Main St., East Hampton, 631.324.5006, themaidstone.com
JOURNEY EAST HAMPTON
Journey East Hampton is a rustic, contemporary sanctuary in the Hamptons, perfectly situated between the villages of East Hampton and Amagansett. With 22 newly renovated rooms, three spacious and secluded cottages, an outdoor private pool with an indoor lounge, this is a property that can accommodate large parties with aplomb! This hidden gem is in very close proximity to many prestigious wineries, fine dining and local restaurants, and beautiful beaches.
1770 HOUSE RESTAURANT & INN
Originally built as the home of William Fithian, the inn dates back to 1663. In its many years, the inn has retained much of its original architecture and colonial charm. The steep wooden staircase, exposed ceiling beams, and book-lined lounge with an antique fireplace are a few of the elements that lend grace and style. Exemplifying Hamptons' flare with a first-rate dining room headed by chef Michael Rozzi and exceptional accommodations, this beautiful East Hampton hotel deserves all the accolades it’s received.
143 Main St., East Hampton, 631.324.1770, 1770house.com
Photography by: The MJS Groupe; CAVAN/Alamy Stock Photo; Eugene Gologursky; courtesy of Journey East Hampton; Fertitta Entertainment.