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Enjoy the Rhinecliff Hotel this winter! 


Enjoy the  Rhinecliff Hotel this Winter! Join Us! Dine all day and into the night with our special Winter Offerings. Experience Rhinecliff's  fabulous Valentine's Weekend offerings this Saturday & Sunday. Saturday nite Dine & Dance with Blue Gardenia in the Riverview Room, or enjoy an intimate candlelite dinner in The Bar Saturday & Sunday evening!  International Chanteuse Elaine Rachlin performs for a very special Valentine's Day Sunday brunch! Reserve now! Call 845-876-0590 for details or visit www.therhinecliff.com.

Rock out with the OFF THE HOOK BLUES BAND this Friday. Celebrate Fat Tuesday with Cleoma's Ghost on Tuesday, Feb 16. Enoy the second of the Season Wine Dinner, Taittinger Champagne with Elaine Rachlin performing Thursday, Feb 25th. Join us for Father Coen's Celtic Session Sunday, Feb 21st. Indulge yourself with the $150.00 overnite special with breakfast and dinner for two included.

Cupid's James & David have thrown out the accountants and are inviting you in to Get out of the Cold, Have some Fun & Enjoy the Great Food at prices you can afford with their unbelieveable Winter Warmers!! The Spectacular Rhinecliff Valentine's Weekend is here this Saturday and Sunday, not to mention the Champagne Taittinger Dinner Feb 25th, Blues Night with Off the Hook this Friday, the Fat Tuesday Celebration this Tuesday Feb 16th from 6-9pm with Cleoma's Ghost, The very popular Trapps Band Fri., Feb 19th, Father Coen's Celtic Session Sun. Feb 21st, the Chris O'Leary Blues Band  Fri. Feb 26! The Mid-Week Wedding Special for just $59.95pp!!!  ........ It's all too much and it's all yours for the asking just Call James now to reserve your place at the table at 845-876-0590. Visit www.therhinecliff.com or e-mail james.chapman@therhinecliff.com.

Like a Phoenix rising from the ashes, The Rhinecliff Hotel, established in 1854, closed and almost condemned in 2002, has been reborn!  British-born  (CUPID'S LITTLE HELPERS) James and David Chapman purchased the historic railroad hotel near Rhinebeck, NY in November 2003, and toiled for five years in a “labor of love” to save and renovate the classic 1854 property. Reopened in September of 2008, and now on the National Register of Historic Places, the brothers have transformed The Rhinecliff into one of the hottest hotels and "must go to" dining establishments in the Hudson River Valley. Recently chosen by National Geographic Traveler as one of their "must visit" hotels in 2009, and just winning the "BEST JAZZ BRUNCH 2009" award from Hudson Valley Magazine, The Rhinecliff is truly the area’s best historic and gastronomic transformation.

Nestled on the banks of the Hudson River in the picturesque Hamlet of Rhinecliff, NY, The Rhinecliff was built in 1854 by architect George Veitch.  The hotel was originally a simple rooming house for travelers, offering sustenance and rest for both man and horse, as well as serving the bustling Rhinecliff-Kingston Ferry Terminal and the newly opened Hudson River Railroad.  With some notoriety as a raucous music watering hole, the hotel closed its doors in 2002, until the Chapman brothers took up their quest.

Mr. Valentine's Himself -James Chapman, having opened ten restaurants across six countries in three continents, gave up his dynamic New York City restaurant career and felt ready for the task. And Brother David, (the man with the Big Heart ) having managed financial consulting teams across complex Wall Street and London capital markets [trading environments], felt he had the logistical skills to deal with the historic transformation.

And they were correct. In September 2008, The Rhinecliff emerged with new life as a boutique country, full-service hotel. The transformed hotel features beautiful antique wood floors, historic beams, re-finished doors, stone fireplaces [hand-stacked by an English craftsman], and the original Victorian oak bar, all painstakingly cleaned and restored to their original pristine condition. The nine guest bedrooms are outfitted with the latest in luxury amenities; all featuring private balconies overlooking the majestic Hudson River, king-sized beds, flat screen TVs, hi-fi music systems, double whirlpool air-massage tubs, and state-of-the-art heating, air-conditioning and communications systems. Award-winning architect David Borenstein added his personal creative touches throughout the hotel. Recycled wood from the old building was used to create countertops, shower brackets and wa ll art, while rustic corrugated metal roofing was used in sculptur es and artwork. Borenstein improvised an in novative use of a copper gutter to collect gray water, and created partitions with cedar do ors and painted glass inserts. There's a banquet room and a brass erie-style bar/restaurant, “The Bar at the Rhinecliff.” The restaurant has a passion for seasonal area and sustainable produce, features elegant European-style cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner (served daily).

And let’s not forget special events. Whether it’s a celebration, wedding, small “get together” or corporate event, The Rhinecliff offers the location, ambiance, exceptional dining and experienced staff to ensure that every event is unique, memorable, a success. Now offering a mid-week, mid-winter Wedding Special for just $59.95pp!

Plan Now to Join us for the Champagne Taittinger Dinner Thursday, Feb 25th!

The Rhinecliff has an open mic nite on Tuesdays, The Blues Nite Dance Party  on Friday,  w/Off the Hook  this Fri,  theTrapps Feb 19th,  the Sat Nite Groovy Late Lounge Dance Party, the acclaimed  Sunday Jazz Brunch with Special Events throughout the year including our over the top monthly Wine Dinners- Champagne Taittinger Dinner Feb 25th,  others on March 25th & April 22nd (tbd).

Only 90 minutes from Manhattan  and 45 from Albany via Amtrak, and two miles from Rhinebeck, NY, visit the Rhinecliff website at www.therhinecliff.com for a complete schedule of special events, accommodation offers and sample menus.

Reservations recommended call 845-876-0590, go to www.therhinecliff.com or visit us on Facebook. Join the Rhinecliff e-news community!


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