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The Best Weekend Getaways From New York City

"Use Sound View Greenport as your base for the weekend—the revamped 1950s motel is now a 55-room waterfront hotel with a private beach, mixing New England modernist with coastal minimalism (think crisp, clean lines everywhere)."

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The Best Fall Getaways From NYC

"With many people taking road trips as a way to chase away the pandemic blues, fall is a great time to get out of town and surround yourself with nature..."

The Best Beach Bars in New York

"The reservation-only Low Tide Beach Bar is a new addition to the retro-chic Soundview Hotel. Specifically designed to chase long days spent in and on the water, it's positioned right on the sand..."

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I spent the night in a New York hotel that made 3 core changes to help guests feel safe during the pandemic — and I think it sets a good model for beachfront hotels everywhere

"Sound View Greenport is less than 100 miles from New York City, but it feels like another world..."

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The Best Hotels in the USA

On the rocky shores of Long Island’s North Fork, this low-key hotel is much more than meets the eye. Recently converted from a roadside motel to a chic year-round destination worthy of magazine covers, this seaside hotspot is a design-lover’s dream...

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In Greenport, the Sound View Beautifully Reintroduces Itself

Bumblebees and butterflies feed on Queen Anne’s lace and milkweed along the length of the Sound View in Greenport. The resort, including the Halyard Restaurant and 55 oceanfront rooms, hugs the rocky shoreline like a string of pearls...

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This Is Why Everyone Leaves New York City in August

Sound View is a simple and chic motel that got a recent makeover, turning it into one of the most stylish hotels on Long Island. The minimalist rooms are just steps from the Long Island Sound, making the balconies the ideal place for watching the sunset...

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6 Long-Weekend Getaways to Take This August

For romantic water views, know that all of the Deluxe Rooms and Suites at Sound View have private balconies overlooking the calm Long Island Sound, and there’s an outdoor pool overlooking the hotel’s private beach...

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Honeymoon Awards 2019: The Most Romantic Spots To Travel

If an inviting atmosphere with modern sophistication is at the top of your honeymoon list, look no further than the laid-back vibes the North Fork has to offer. At the very top of that list is the Sound View...

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Why North Fork, Long Island Is the Perfect Weekend Trip Destination

There are two sides to Long Island's oyster-studded eastern tip. Take the South Fork and you hit the Hamptons, but take the quieter North Fork and you'll reach Long Island's many family-run vineyards and farms, eventually reaching the quaint seaside village of Greenport...

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The Weekender: Greenport, New York

This historic fishing community is a secret haven to the country-starved Manhattanite searching for a little fresh air, some relaxed time away from the city streets, and a whole lot of wine...this destination is just as perfect for a long day trip as it is a weekend getaway....

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Greenport’s Charming Beachside Sound View Hotel

While many tend to associate the East End of Long Island with summertime, rosé and maybe clichés, there are plenty of reasons to head that way—even during the colder months. One of those reasons is Sound View. Located on the laid-back North Fork...

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The Chicest Motels in America

There’s nothing more American than a road trip, and almost as nostalgic as the idea of taking to the open highway is making a pit stop at one of the retro motor lodges that line the country’s major thoroughfares. But . . . not all those accommodations are so retro anymore...

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Chef Stephan Bogardus to run kitchen at The Halyard in Greenport

Stephan Bogardus, who left Southold’s North Fork Table & Inn two weeks ago, has announced that he will be the next executive chef at The Halyard in Greenport. The Halyard, with sweeping views of Long Island Sound, is the restaurant at the recently updated Sound View...

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Off The Menu

Mr. Bogardus, who was the executive chef at the North Fork Table & Inn in Southold, N.Y., is now the chef at the Halyard in Greenport, N.Y...

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The Best Fall Getaways From NYC

"Whether you want to chase the changing leaves, grab an Adirondack chair by the water, or just get away, here are 10 hotels, resorts, and one very glamorous tent that you can reach from New York City..."

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Sound View Greenport

"So, what was the first thing you noticed about this place? Give us all the details.: The stunning view! The hotel is right on the beach—the lobby and all the rooms..."

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5 Epic Weekend Getaways in New York State

"We’re certainly not knocking the Big Apple, but sometimes even the most steadfast urbanite just needs a change of scenery. Looking to escape the concrete jungle? The Empire State has..."

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’50s Motels Go From Bleak to Chic

"Uniting Space Age, aka Googie, architecture, tropical motifs and muted midcentury furnishings, this reimagined roadside motel in New Orleans’s Mid-City neighborhood is an unapologetic mishmash. Rooms feature both..."

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New Hotel Top 20

"Long Island’s North Fork is more casually cool than its glitzy neighbor to the south—home of Montauk and the Hamptons—and last August, the 19th-century whaling village of Greenport got a fittingly laid-back yet luxe lodging. In-demand Brooklyn designers Studio Tack...."

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Take a Detour to the Most Luxurious Motels in America

"You’ve likely seen Instagram snaps of your favorite pseudo-celebrity shacking up at a 1950’s-era motel, where local textiles line the beds, cowhide rugs don concrete floors, and cacti cover the perches of drenched-light..."

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Sound View, Long Island, USA

"There couldn’t possibly be a better position on Long Island’s North Fork than that of Sound View. Located on a private strip of beach in Greenport, the hip ocean-facing..."

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A Guide to North Fork, the Un-Hamptons Weekend Getaway

"The poet Robert Frost was right about forks in the road. The “one less traveled by” can make all the difference. As you near Long Island, you can either turn right for the Hamptons or make a left toward the North Fork. Turn..."

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Sound View Hotel Opens on the North Fork

"A massive makeover has reimagined the North Fork’s Sound View Hotel into a retro-cool seaside inn. The 55-room hotel, set on the waterfront on the outskirts of Greenport, Long Island, has been..."