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From dreamy decor to top-notch amenities, Domino’s Wish You Were Here series is your first-class ticket to the most design-driven getaways around the world. Whether you’re looking to steal away for a few days or just steal a few ideas for back home (we encourage both, for the record), check out where we’re checking in.

Long before pandemic-fueled escapes to the countryside or the area’s resurgence of wanderlust induced by seasons of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, the Catskills region of upstate New York has been a centuries-old getaway for fresh-air-seeking city dwellers. And for good reason: Charming hamlets and valley vistas are a welcome respite from the concrete jungle. And then there’s the views of nature, the cast-iron bathtubs, and the thought that, maybe, one day, you could live there for real. Until then, the best hotels in the Catskills will only solidify that idea. 

Piaule, Catskill

Photography by Sean Davidson

What we love: A fourth wall made for leaf peeping. 

Every moment at this getaway was crafted to showcase one of the most universally renowned designers: nature. “Booking a room” here is a loose translation for checking into a sleek prefab wood cabin with a floor-to-ceiling view into the forest. (The spa, which is only open to guests, boasts a massive hot tub that also looks into the trees.) Even the man-made elements inside take their cues from what’s outside. In the bathrooms, blue tile nods to the hotel’s location on a bluestone quarry. The surrounding oak trees inspired the wood paneling. And the lobby’s terracotta Gianfranco Frattini sofas resemble autumn leaves.

The Boarding House at Seminary Hill, Callicoon

Photography by Peter Crosby

What we love: A new take on Shaker (and all-you-can-drink cider).

Local design firm Homestedt (a husband-and-wife team of former Brooklynites who made the Catskills their full-time home, nudge, nudge) meticulously restored this 1930s hospital with a focus on natural materials and the luxury that comes from well-made things. From beechwood utensils and enamel serveware to pots and induction stovetops, everything you need to make simple home-cooked meals is right there in your country-style kitchen. In the bedrooms, kilim rugs lead the way to luxury Wright mattresses dressed with crisp linen sheets. Dotted throughout, details like fauna-inspired canvas art and ostrich-feather dusters hung on peg rails add the right amount of lived-in warmth to the otherwise minimalist environment. And just down the road, you can visit the property’s family-owned cidery, where more than 60 varieties of apples and pears contribute to a seemingly endless supply of sparkling liquid gold. 

Callicoon Hills, Callicoon Center

Photography by Read McKendree

What we love: Summer-camp utopia all year long. 

This century-old resort blends modern design and nostalgia in a way that embraces everything you’d want in a grown-up sleepaway experience: top-notch amenities, playful decor, and nothing but good vibes. Thanks to the Brooklyn-based creatives from Post Company (the firm that also worked with Scribner’s and Inness, below), the 65 guest rooms are filled with a variety of custom furniture (such as wavy settees and wood light fixtures), along with thrifted finds like cushy bench seating that might seduce you to stay inside. But a charming coffee shop, scattered firepits, and communal picnic tables make it too easy to find new friends. 

Camptown, Leeds

Photo by Lawrence Braun

What we love: Country-cool cabins plus a standout restaurant. 

Camptown, a revamped motor lodge and property dotted with clusters of cabins, is true to its name: full-on adult-camp vibes. Gravel pathways snake around the site, illuminated at night with twinkling string lights, and pass by an ultra-inviting firepit that’s always roaring right at dusk (making it a central gathering spot). Reimagined by the folks who own Rivertown Lodge in Hudson, rooms are outfitted with heated bathroom floors, Frette linens, and Marshall Bluetooth speakers; it’s country cool with pops of cottagecore. If your cabin comes with a kitchenette, you’ll have a darling Masataka kettle to use with very good Tandem instant coffee, but there’s a 24-hour accessible pantry if you need more provisions. The on-site restaurant, Casa Susanna, makes Camptown the whole package—chef Efrén Hernández’s Mexican cuisine is worth a visit alone.

Inness, Accord

Photography by Adrian Gaut

What we love: An all-inclusive compound that oozes luxury.

It makes sense that this place would be named after a 19th-century landscape artist from the Hudson River School—it looks just like a scene from a George Inness painting. Set on top of a misty rolling hillside in the middle of 220 pastoral acres, this retreat and members’ club, founded by Freemans Sporting Club owner Taavo Somer, redefines modern farmhouse through a marriage of Scandi-chic and rustic Americana. Clean lines complemented by antique seating, hand-thrown ceramics, and customized lighting from Roll & Hill feel indulgently cozy, while crowd favorites like Frette robes and Aesop amenities keep it modern. This year, a spa and fitness center will debut: In addition to five private treatment rooms, expect hot and cold plunges, a sauna deck featuring radiant-heat stone floors and cedar walls, and various movement classes.

Scribner’s, Hunter

Room with sunken circular sofa and white walls.

What we love: Eleven new 12-sided huts for peak nature viewing.

Every since it opened in 2016, vacationing New Yorkers have posted photos of the property’s iconic lobby fireplace and stark-white guest rooms with dark maple floors, vintage rugs, and custom-built furniture (all thanks to Brooklyn’s Post Company). But now they’ll have new photographic fodder: eleven new circular-ish cabins called the Rounds, each with sunken sofas, Japanese cedar soaking tubs, and an oculus for stargazing. We can’t wait to double tap.

Hutton Brickyards, Kingston

Photography by Jane Beiles

What we love: Private patios made for conversation and cocktails. 

A stately hall, a historic cottage, and a handful of cabins make up the inventory of this industrial-chic hotel, which is set on a former brick-making factory’s grounds. From the inside of the pine interior, no two views are the same, and every room is a whole vibe with a mood-setting record player and an expansive private deck for coffee at sunrise or sundowners at duskIt’s also the best place to stay during Field + Supply.

Hotel Lilien, Tannersville

Photography by Daniel Schwartz

What we love: A lounge you’ll never want to leave. 

This storied estate–turned–boutique hotel, dreamed up by Field Theory, is filled with a quirky mix of handpicked treasures and classic Victorian antiques. Once the 1890s residence was restored, the 18 rooms were transformed into airy yet earthy hideouts with rattan headboards against soft white walls, but the heart of the hotel is really in the lobby’s library and cocktail bar. In the “neighborhood’s living room,” guests can thumb through tomes while surrounded by original shiplap paneling, stained-glass windows, and seating that begs you to sink in and warm up by the wood-burning stove.

Wildflower Farms, Gardiner

Hotel room with patio overlooking nature.

What we love: Feeding the chickens (and gathering eggs!) every morning.

Situated on 140 acres that overlook the Shawangunk Mountains, Wildflower Farms lives up to it’s name: You’ll wander through a field of blooms to get to your room (there at 65 cabins, cottages, and suites on the property), and in the mornings, you’ll mosey over to the chicken coop to feed the birds and gather eggs for your morning breakfast. The rest of your day can be spent soaking in one of two outdoor hot tubs, or cozying up with a book around the communal firepit near the lobby. When you’re ready to nosh, it’ll be at Clay, the on-property restaurant. But if you don’t want to leave your steel-and-wood–beamed cabin (designed by Electric Bowery), we won’t judge you: The limewash walls, olive green velvet sofas, and deep-soaking tubs will make you feel like you traveled much father than just 90 minutes from New York City.

Where to Shop 

  • Newt Boutique. Quaint and colorful, the newest addition to Kingston’s shopping scene is filled with everything from artsy office supplies and quirky stationery to striped ceramics and printed pillow covers. You won’t leave empty-handed. 
  • Long Weekend. This interior design studio and home goods store in Livingston Manor sells the kind of vintage chairs and Turkish rugs that are worth renting an SUV for—trust us.

Where to Eat

  • Catskill Provisions. Founded in 2010 from a passion for beekeeping, this woman-owned gastro-distillery offers craft cocktails, elevated bar bites (don’t skip the beer-battered cauliflower “wings”), local gifts, and, of course, bottles of bee-friendly booze to go.
  • Millstream Tavern. This seasonally driven Woodstock gem recently reopened with executive chef Dan Silverman (an alum of Starr Restaurants) at the helm. In the colder months, duck inside to enjoy elevated comfort dishes like butternut squash risotto, but in warmer seasons, grab a seat on the riverside wood patios that were made for brunching. 
  • Moonburger. For a quick grab-and-go lunch, this hip vegan burger spot in New Paltz hits the spot.