What Are Some Facts About the Beekman Arms and Delamater Inn in Rhinebeck, New York?


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Some facts about the Beekman Arms and Delamater Inn in Rhinebeck, New York, include that there are 73 rooms, it is located in the Hudson Valley and as of 2015, it is the oldest operating inn in the United States, according to the inn's website. The original building is part of The Beekman Arms and was built in 1766. The Delamater Inn is located one block away on U.S. 9.

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The Beekman Arms and Delamater Inn comprises two inns. The Beekman Arms has 23 rooms, while the Delamater Inn has 50 rooms that surround a garden courtyard. The rooms of The Beekman Arms were designed in the colonial style, with beamed ceilings and a stone hearth. The Delamater Inn was designed in the American Gothic style by Alexander Jackson Davis. There are motel-style rooms located in a guesthouse behind the Delamater Inn that are pet-friendly. Rooms have modern baths but not all have air conditioning. Some rooms in the buildings are designated as adults-only.

The Beekman Arms and Delamater Inn is within walking distance to the village center of Rhineback, which has a theater, antique shops, stores and restaurants. The area is part of the "Great Estates Region," which includes sites such as the Old Rhineback Aerodome, Vanderbuilt Mansion and FDR Home and Library.

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