The person checking us in was wonderful - very friendly and nice. That was the only good thing about the hotel other than a mini-fridge for personal use in the room. First, the key/lock apparatus to the room wouldn't work, so we had to stay in a different room. Second, the room smelled horrible (bug spray?). Third, the tub enamel was chipped and there was no place to hang a wash cloth or put one's shampoo/conditioner. Fourth, the knob for the shower fell off. Fifth, the amenities consisted only of soap and shampoo (we had to search for the scratchy tissues, but we found them) - no conditioner. The shampoo left a film on one's hair. Sixth, there was no hair dryer. Seventh, no closet or place to hang clothing. Eighth, one of the beds had specks that were reminiscent of bed bugs. Ninth, the continental breakfast was disgusting - a loaf of white bread, two small muffin/sweet pastry packages (think the cheapest item in a convenience story, unrefrigerated orange juice, two plastic containers of cereal, one of the brightly colored sugary variety, and a quarter full pot of coffee. Even the coffee was so unappetizing that we bought it down the road.
Even a "not the Ritz" hotel should be better than this.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Now a Rodeway Inn "You'll come for the View, Stay for the Service" Our 60 large and well-equipped inexpensive hotel rooms all have free wireless Internet access. Excellent restaurant and microbrewery, in summer an outdoor pool, in winter easy access to all Catskill Mountain ski resorts. Free continental breakfast is served in the lobby and the gazebo outside overlooking the old city of Kingston NY. Rooms include microwave/refrigerator, new tvs, and updated furniture and bathrooms. Skytop's location makes it ideal for business travel and family vacations in the Hudson Valley region of New York State at the foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Skytop is located just outside the historic city of Kingston, first capital of New York State. City buses take you into the city for sightseeing and shopping. Trailways buses out of 42nd Street in NYC stop one mile away at the Kingston bus station. A short drive takes you to Woodstock and Phoenicia, Saugerties and "Horseshows in the Sun" (HITS), Belleayre and Hunter and Windham ski resorts, Rhinebeck, Bard College, Omega Institute, Indian Point Energy Center, New Paltz, Stone Ridge, High Falls and Monticello, and via the Thruway to airports at Albany and Newburgh. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Rodeway Hotel Kingston
- Rodeway Inn Kingston
- Kingston Rodeway Inn