If you are looking for a full-service hotel with convenient access to any of the Catskill Mountain ski slopes, our modern, spacious and comfortable hotel has everything you need. We are located within walking distance to the trendy restaurants and shops of historic uptown Kingston. The Best Western Plus Kingston Hotel and Conference Center 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 Hotel and Conference Center 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, a 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.
Hot breakfast items include - hot sandwiches, breakfast burritos and cheese omelets. Additional choices of bagels, Danishes, muffins, cereal bar and milk, oatmeal, yogurt, granola, fresh fruit, juice, coffee and tea
Cocktail lounge. Lounge on site is located just off the lobby and is in a combined space with our restaurant. First Capitol Bistro and Bar
Indoor pool Heated Our pool and fitness are currently re -opened with restrictions from our local health department regarding social distancing and operating at 50% capacity. Due to COVID restrictions may vary as we comply with local regulations.
Weight lifting equipment
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff, English, Spanish, Italian
Express check in
Express check out
Late check out may request 2pm at no charge, able to accommodate on most days, please check with front desk before 12pm
Cable or satellite television Cable TV
Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
Business center, 24 hours, free, computer access with printer
Audio/visual equipment and services
Meeting facilities. Plaza Ballroom A & B - 3,120 square feet, airwall to divide room
Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with an 80-pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc.) may be accepted at the hotel’s discretion. Pet rate is $25 per day with a $125 per week maximum.
Children 12 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.
5 mile(s) from Senate House, The Senate House State Historic site reflects the Dutch way of life that characterized Kingston in the 18th century. More importantly, it was the meeting place for the original New York State Senate. History was made here as colonists shaped a newly created government. Our collection of colonial-era artifacts, furniture, and portraits shed light on domestic colonial life and times.
The historic Senate House and Museum welcomes all visitors for a glimpse of colonial life. Come for a guided tour or enjoy a special event.
2 mile(s) from Hudson River Cruises, Sightseeing Cruises
Your list of top things to do in the Hudson Valley has to include a sightseeing cruise on the Hudson River! Enjoy clear views of historic Hudson River lighthouses, waterfront mansions, and other notable sites aboard the Rip Van Winkle II.
25 mile(s) from Rail Explorers/ Catskills, Take a tour with Rail Explorers and experience the magic of the railroad like never before! Ride the rails on our pedal-powered 'Rail Explorers' - a unique activity suitable for everyone.
2 mile(s) from Maritime Museum, Located on the historic Rondout waterfront, the Hudson River Maritime Museum was established in 1979 and is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the maritime history of the Hudson River, its tributaries, and related industries.
The museum's collections include historic vessels, objects, archival material, and art related to Hudson River transportation, industries, and recreation such as paintings, prints, photographs, ephemera, blueprints, artifacts, ship models, a 100-year-old shad boat, lifeboats, lighthouse tender and ice yachts.
The maritime heritage of the Hudson River encompasses industries such as ice harvesting, brick making, boat building, blue stone quarrying, cement making, coal transport, and crushed stone. The steam era of transportation, which stimulated the growth of these various industries on the Hudson River, is emphasized, and the 19th and 20th centuries are the primary time periods interpreted.
2 mile(s) from Trolley Museum of NY, Trolley rides and visitors center
The Trolley Museum of New York (TMNY) has been in downtown Kingston on the Rondout Waterfront since 1983. TMNY became an established attraction on East Strand just as the area started its rise as a popular tourist destination and evening dining hot spot. Now the Trolley Museum is a top thing to do for all visitors to the vital Kingston Waterfront!
10 mile(s) from Headless Horseman Escape, The Headless Horseman Escape Rooms are fully interactive and immersive experiences unlike anything you have ever done before. No longer do you sit back and watch the show... now you are 100% part of it. Imagine you and your friends, family or colleagues are trapped in a themed, highly realistic series of rooms. With only 60 minutes to escape, you must work together as a team as you race against the clock to explore your surroundings using logic, instinct, and critical thinking to find secret passages, solve puzzles, crack codes, and uncover hidden mysteries that will ultimately lead to your escape.
Headless Horseman Escape Rooms operate during Headless Horseman Hayrides and Haunted Houses. One of the "Top 13 Escape Rooms in America." It is a fully interactive and immersive experience with only 60 minutes to escape from a themed room. Outside of the Headless Horseman Hayride season is by appointment only. A mobile escape room is available.
20 mile(s) from Tuthilltown Spirits, Our Visitor Center is a balanced blend of our shop, tasting room, and cocktail bar. We welcome guests into an inviting, relaxed, yet refined ambience. We obsess over the quality of the visitor experience, just as much as we obsess over the quality of our liquid. Our experiences are tailored to feed curious minds with interesting knowledge and new skills and help individuals develop their discerning palate. And we’ll always accept the challenge of enlightening even the whiskey connoisseur.
10 mile(s) from Shawangunk Wine Trail, Shawangunk Wine Trail is home to 13 wineries nestled between the Shawangunk Mountains and the Hudson River, just 60 miles north of New York City.
Our family-owned wineries are small to medium in size, located from New Paltz in Ulster County to Warwick, in Orange County. Each winery is unique.
50 mile(s) from Brotherhood Winery, Private tours and guided tastings are available by reservation only.
Experience the historic atmosphere of Brotherhood Winery by taking a leisurely stroll through our vast network of underground cellars. Excavated by hand in the late 19th Century, the dimly lit cellars house over two hundred oak barrels and feature a crested vault containing some of the oldest vintages in America.
20 mile(s) from FDR Estate, In Hyde Park, New York. Tours of Franklin Roosevelt's home.
25 mile(s) from Culinary Institute, Tours and fine dining
20 mile(s) from Vanderbilt Estate, Year round tours of this Federal Historic site
50 mile(s) from West Point, Guided tours of US Army Military Academy are temporarily suspended.
Join us aboard our comfortable bus for a guided overview from the start of West Point in 1778 as a military post during the Revolutionary War to the modern times of the United States Military Academy. Or delve into the lives and contributions of some of the US Military’s and West Point’s most notable figures laid to rest on this hallowed ground.
First Capitol Bistro, on premises, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, dinner, Open Monday thru Saturday 5pm to 9pm for dine in or room orders to go.
Closed Sunday for dinner
Our on-site restaurant, the First Capitol Bistro, satisfies every taste by offering the finest in contemporary American cuisine, including all your favorites - pasta, steaks, chops, burgers cooked to order and a fresh assortment of salads and sandwiches.
Bar hours 5pm to 10pm Monday thru Saturday
1.00 mile(s) from Le Canard Enchaine, Full Service, French, Open for: lunch, dinner, Enjoy a classic French meal in a casual bistro atmosphere.
1.00 mile(s) from Stella's, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, Old world traditional Italian cooking in a cozy charming atmosphere.
0.50 mile(s) from Kyoto Sushi, Full Service, Japanese, Open for: lunch, dinner, Modern decor with delicious sushi and Japanese cuisine.
2.00 block(s) from Hoffman House, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, A National Historic Landmark - Circa 1711. Tavern menu available. Summer patio dining and winter fireside dining.
2.00 mile(s) from Ship to Shore, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, An American Bistro with a taste of Old New York Steak House. Located in the historic waterfront district.
2.00 mile(s) from Savona's Pizza, Fast Food, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, Gourmet pizza, calzones, strombolis and hero sandwiches. Take-out, eat-in or delivery available.
2.00 mile(s) from Sante Fe Uptown, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner, Everyday at Santa Fe Uptown is a celebration of flavorful foods and fun dining. At Santa Fe Uptown you will find warm hospitality and tasty dishes that guests have come to expect over 30 years of Santa Fe dining.
Located in the historic Stockade district of Kingston, NY, Santa Fe Uptown is an authentic Mexican restaurant with a lively and festive atmosphere. We offer an expertly crafted menu of traditional and modern Mexican dishes, made from scratch with the freshest ingredients.
3.00 mile(s) from Hickory BBQ & Smokehouse, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Rustic dining with fireplace and outdoor patio. Traditional BBQ smokehouse features ribs, pork, and great fixin's.
2.00 mile(s) from Bowery Dugout, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: lunch, Kingston's oldest and finest seafood restaurant. Live Maine lobsters available.
3.00 block(s) from Wing Shui, Full Service, Chinese, Open for: dinner, Szechuan and Cantonese food to take out or delivery available.
2.00 block(s) from Chic's Restaurant and Bar, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner,
0.50 mile(s) from Dietz Stadium Diner, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Family owned diner and cafe. Traditional menu and authentic Greek specialties. Less than 1/2 mile from the hotel.
3.00 mile(s) from Mariner's Harbor, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner,
3.00 mile(s) from Frank Guidos Little Italy, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, Family style celebration dining with platters to share.
2.00 mile(s) from Christina's, Full Service, Continental, Open for: lunch, dinner, Complete early bird specials, regular dinners, and daily specials. Receive 10% off your meal with room key.
4.00 block(s) from Front Street Tavern, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Front Street Tavern is the newest Stockade District restaurant, and the Guido Family’s first offering in Uptown Kingston.
Bringing together your favorite comfort food and the Hudson Valley’s freshest ingredients, Front Street Tavern has room for all, as it boasts one of the most spacious dining experiences in Uptown Kingston, and is truly the most unique, with both interior dining space and a full rooftop bar and lounge.
2.00 mile(s) from Casa Villa, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner, Casa Villa Mexican Restaurant’s mission was to create a warm and family-oriented atmosphere, serving delicious, high-quality Mexican Food and provide best-in-class service. For over 12 years, we have never wavered from this commitment, working tirelessly to ensure our guests feel like part of the Casa Villa family.
12 mile(s) from Bard College
10 mile(s) from SUNY Ulster
20 mile(s) from SUNY New Paltz
25 mile(s) from Marist College
50 mile(s) from West Point
20 mile(s) from Omega Institute
15 mile(s) from Enneagram Institute
12 mile(s) from Anderson School for Autism
12 mile(s) from Deveraux School
2 block(s) from Kingston , NY
12 mile(s) from Woodstock, NY
10 mile(s) from Saugerties, NY
7 mile(s) from Rhinebeck, NY
20 mile(s) from New Paltz, NY
15 mile(s) from Poughkeepsie, NY
20 mile(s) from Hyde Park, NY
25 mile(s) from Ellenville, NY
50 mile(s) from Albany, NY
50 mile(s) from Woodbury, NY
50 mile(s) from West Point, NY
30 mile(s) from Hunter, NY
55 mile(s) from Windham, NY
20 mile(s) from Phonecia, NY
30 mile(s) from Hunter Mountain, skiing and riding in the winter as well as year round zip line. Music and events and festival weekends in the summer.
35 mile(s) from Belleayre Mountain, skiing and snow boarding
3 block(s) from Alapaha Golf Links, nine hole executive golf course and driving range
25 mile(s) from Rondout Golf Club, 18 hole - 3 star rated
5 mile(s) from Biking, several bike rental locations
Bicycle Depot - New Paltz, NY
Favata's Table Rock Tours - Rosendale,NY
Overlook Mtn Bikes - Woodstock NY
2 mile(s) from Boat/Kayak Rentals, and guided tour opportunities:
Kingston, Saugerties, Mt Tremper
35 mile(s) from Cross Country Skiing, Frost Valley YMCA - Claryville, NY
Emerson Resort - rental offered
20 mile(s) from Horseback Riding, Ashokan Horseback Riding - Olivebridge , NY
10 mile(s) from Ice Skating, Kiwanis Ice Arena - Saugerties, NY
Mohonk Mtn House - New Paltz, NY
20 mile(s) from Skydiving, Skydive the Ranch - Gardiner, NY
The Blue Sky Ranch - Gardiner, NY
2 block(s) from Miniature Golf, Ascot Park Golf Center -Kingston
Puttin Plus - Saugerties, NY
The Sports Cone - Kingston, NY
12 mile(s) from Swimming, Minnewaska State Park Preserve- New Paltz, NY
Sojourner Truth Ulste Landing County Park, Saugerties, NY
Kingston Point Beach, Kingston, NY
Belleayre Beach- Highmount, NY
20 mile(s) from Rollerskating, Skate Time 209 - Accord, NY
Wood N Wheels - Ulster Park, NY
2 mile(s) from Hiking, Varied types of opportunities to hike all different levels
18 mile(s) from Tubing, Town Tinker Tube Rental - Phonecia, NY
.50 mile(s) from Uptown Kingston. Historic district with boutiques, arts galleries, antique shops.
3 mile(s) from Hudson Valley Mall. Large indoor mall. Major anchor stores, Best Buy®, Macy's®, Target®, JC Penny®, Dick's Sporting Goods®, Sears®.
3 mile(s) from Rondout Waterfront. Historic Waterfront district with small boutiques and specialty shops.
12 mile(s) from Woodstock. Nearby village with town center featuring unique shops and art galleries, craft and boutique shops.
10 mile(s) from Rhinebeck. Nearby village featuring high-end boutiques and shops.
35 mile(s) from Stewart International Airport
50 mile(s) from Albany International
50 mile(s) from Albany International
.25 mile(s) from Trailways Bus Service convenient, frequent and regularly scheduled trips in the great NY State area including Long Island, Albany, Buffalo, Syracuse, New York City, the Hudson Valley, the Adirondacks, the Catskills, Montreal and Toronto
8 mile(s) from Rhinecliff Station, Amtrack service, requires cab or car rental