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BEST WESTERN PLUS Kingston Hotel and Conference Center

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Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We choose this hotel to be confortable and be able to dine at there restaurant. Since it was my friend birthday, we wanted to be very confortable and have a nice meal. the confort of the bed was exceptionnal! We liked our experience at the lounge bar and even had diner there. the food was good for the price paid....

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DebH373, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN PLUS Kingston Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and choosing our hotel to celebrate your friend's birthday. We appreciate your endorsement of both our hotel rooms and our restaurant. We hope your plans include us next tiem you are in the area.

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel was great. Our room was clean and the complimentary breakfast was very good. This was a destination wedding, with several families visiting and no one had complained. We would definitely stay there when visiting again. It was within walking distance of several restaurants.

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DebH373, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN PLUS Kingston Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and wonderful comments about your stay out our hotel. Many guests enjoy our great location near Historic Uptown Kingston with many shopping and dinning options. We look forward to your return visit.

Livingston, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The hotel is laid out very funky. Inside rooms can face arcade area in atrium and can be loud. Not great and clean and reasonable for the area. The general area is either high priced fancy places or scary no thrills. This is inbetween.

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DebH373, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN PLUS Kingston Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are a large hotel with many options for rooms. We hope you were able to enjoy your stay with us. We hope you try us again next time you are in town.

Duanesburg, New York, United States
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I was traveling and needed a place to stay for the night as I needed y brakes repaired in the morning. I don't use credit cards so several other hotels refused me even though i was able to pay cash +a deposit. Best Western happily obliged and the place is great. Free wi-fi and breakfast. Friendly staff and a nice...

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DebH373, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN PLUS Kingston Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Great to hear that you were welcomed and that we were able to be there for you when you had an unexpected emergency. Thank you for recognizing our efforts and for your comments on our rooms and breakfast.

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I stayed in a room in the wing overlooking the river (glimpses, actually). It was very quiet, except for the noisy a/c in the room, even when on low everything. Shower was excellent -- great pressure and good heat. Bed was good. Wifi was very slow. I was with a group and we had breakfast in the covered area between...

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DebH373, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN PLUS Kingston Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We do actually have wheel chair accessible rooms with roll in showers but do have one room in the style you described. We often have this room requested for those that prefer a bath tub but still need the additional grab bars and room for a wheel chair in the bath. It is possible you...

New Hampshire
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for an event at Dutchess County Fairgrounds. It has been recently renovated and is a nice property. Clean well appointed rooms. Nice bar with limited menu. Only complaint was breakfast did not open until 7 on weekends, not even coffee! There are coffee makers in the rooms, but nothing in the lobby. The hotel was full and everyone...

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DebH373, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN PLUS Kingston Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciated your recommendations and suggestions regarding the breakfast times. We do open early on weekdays but an hour later on weekends that has worked well for our guests. We will look into event weekends that might need an earlier breakfast time for the future. Thank you again.

New York, NY
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is the 'conference' hotel I remember from my childhood. It looks like it was once a motel, but at some point, they enclosed the interior courtyard. Inside this courtyard are the gym, a small arcade, and the pool. The hours are odd: 10a-10p. Given that breakfast ends at 10a, and people often checkout around 10a, this struck me as...

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DebH373, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN PLUS Kingston Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are sorry the we did not meet your expectations on your recent stay. We do have set hours for our courtyard, arcade area and indoor heated pool from 10am to 10pm since our sleeping rooms do surround this area. We do offer a check out time of 12pm or 2pm later check out if...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This was our 3rd stay at this hotel. There is a reason for that. It is clean, neat and well managed. The people that stayed in our non smoking room probably smoked, when we called the front desk, the had someone up in our room to freshen it within 3 minutes. the atmosphere is wonderful as we had a room...

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DebH373, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN PLUS Kingston Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your repeat visits. We appreciate you acknowledging the efforts of our staff to offer clean and comfortable rooms. Our apologies about the actions of the guest before you. Thank you for your understanding and giving us the opportunity to correct this for you. We look forward to having you stay with us in the...

Youngstown, United States
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This particular Best Western is my home away from home when I visit the small city where I lived for many years. Clean, comfortable, pleasant staff, good breakfast with selections of hot and cold foods, Heated, salt-water pool to get the kinks out. Pet-friendly. I'd suggest a room on the creek side rather than the pool side for quiet and...

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DebH373, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN PLUS Kingston Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you and great to here that we are your home away from home. We appreciate that you recognized the efforts of our staff to provide clean comfortable accommodations as well as a good breakfast. We look forward to your return. Thank you!!!

Warren, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We were very surprised by the lovely town of Kingston, NY. We had planned to tour the Vanderbilt Museum and FDR home and presidential library, which is only about 30 minutes away in Hyde Park. Kingston has several very good restaurants which made our choice of staying the Best Western very convenient. It is close to town center and the...

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DebH373, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN PLUS Kingston Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review and your comments about are great location. We are a great spot when visiting Hyde Park, Rhinebeck, Woodstock and Saugerties as well as Historic Kingston. We look forward to your return visit.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy a totally new experience at our modern, spacious and comfortable full service hotel and Conference Center. The entire hotel has been beautifully transformed inside and out with a multi-million dollar renovation. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Kingston is located in the Historic Hudson River Valley region of New York State and surrounded by the picturesque beauty of the Catskill Mountains. Centrally located between Albany and New York City, this Kingston hotel is easily accessible from the NYS Thruway I-87 at Exit 19. Leisure guests should know that activities change with the season, ensuring there is always something new to do near our hotel. The Catskills offer hiking, tubing, farmers markets and county fairs in the summer and spring. Have fun at the Headless Horsemen Haunted Hayride and pumpkin and apple picking in the fall. Enjoy skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing during the winter at Hunter, Windham and Belleayre Mountains. We're the perfect pet-friendly hotel for guests participating at (HITS) Horse Shows in the Sun in Saugerties, NY. Business travelers trekking between New York City and Albany often seek lodging at our hotel and enjoy the calm, scenic atmosphere. The 24-hour business center and free Wi-Fi access are at your disposal as you work. Our Conference Center has multiple banquet and conference rooms for your next corporate event, as well as an indoor courtyard for more casual social gatherings. At the BEST WESTERN PLUS Kingston you can enjoy hiking, biking, rock climbing, shopping and sightseeing in this historic Hudson River Valley region. Plenty of fun can be found at the hotel, too, in the Garden Courtyard, with an indoor heated salt water pool, NEW fitness center and game room. Kingston has become a center for the arts. Working artist studios, galleries, music and performance venues create a vibrant cultural mix, minutes from the hotel. Make a reservation today to book your next stay! Businesses near the hotel:United Health Care, Huck/Alcoa, Ametek Rotron, Kingston Hospital, Benedictine Hospital, Adirondack Trailways, Bank of America, Ulster Savings Bank, Smith Barney, Ulster County Community College, Bard College, Northeast Center for Special Care and Iron Mountain. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Kingston Hotel and Conference Center

Address: 503 Washington Ave, Kingston, NY 12401-2906 (Formerly Garden Plaza Hotel)
Region: United States > New York > Kingston
Price Range: $158 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Kingston Hotel and Conference Center 3*
Number of rooms: 208
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Kingston Hotel Kingston
Kingston Holiday Inn
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“Avoid rooms on the inner courtyard. Outer facing rooms are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles allegrande, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quieter rooms are those NOT on the parking lot side.”
 of 5 bubbles Lori703, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“check to make sure you are not in the dog area”
 of 5 bubbles donlin2015, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Try to ask for a room away from facing the pool area.”
 of 5 bubbles MarlainJohannesburg, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you need outside light, note that some rooms are inside and have none.”
 of 5 bubbles YeOldeBuzzard, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
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