The Thayer: Prestige and History in West Point

The Historic Thayer Hotel • West Point, NY

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Escape Kit

  • A One-Night Stay for Two in a Deluxe Room, Sundays through Thursdays from October 2 to November 14 ($129)
  • Or, a One-Night Stay for Two in a Deluxe Room, Fridays and Saturdays from November 15 to January 31, 2014 ($116)
  • Combine Vouchers to Stay for Up to Two Nights

The Destination
The United States Military Academy at West Point—in New York's Hudson Valley—has earned a reputation for being buttoned-up, but a visit to this historic post can be more colorful than you might expect. Depending on where you look, you'll see cadets marching in gray, 200-year-old buildings of slate grey stone, green grass with a perennial crew cut, or autumn leaves glowing red, yellow, and orange. History buffs will be delighted by the Cadet Chapel's 21,000-pipe church organ and the West Point Museum's impressive collection of war memorabilia (including an atomic bomb). Farther afield, the surrounding valley teems with antique shops, apple orchards, wineries, and art festivals.

The Digs
Sharing the West Point grounds with generals, cadets, and the centuries-old arsenal is The History Thayer Hotel, offering comfortable Old World accommodations to guests seeking an insider's glimpse of the academy. The hotel has impressive history of its own—the guest list includes U.S. Presidents, international dignitaries, and a parade of celebrities.

Today's visitors will enjoy the same hilltop views of the Hudson River Valley and the U.S. Military Academy from their spacious guest rooms. The Thayer's dining options channel the gourmet tradition of the nearby Culinary Institute of America (CIA-trained chefs run the show here), while a journey through our nation's military history—or into the scenic wonders of the Hudson River Valley—are just steps away.

The Diversions
MacArthur's Restaurant, General Patton's Tavern, Thomas Jefferson Patio, and ZuluTime Rooftop Lounge
Brotherhood Winery
West Point Golf Course
West Point Victor Constant Ski Slope
Bear Mountain State Park
Woodbury Commons Premium Outlets

  • "Ethereal Hudson River views ennoble this imposing brick-and-granite hotel on the grounds of West Point. Sleek marble floors, iron chandeliers, and portraits of military leaders bedeck the main lobby."

    -- Read Fodor's Review of The Thayer Hotel

Location

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    674 Thayer Road West Point, NY 10996
    845-446-4731 | get directions

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the fine print

  • Up to 2 vouchers may be combined to extend stay
  • Reservations required and subject to availability
  • Not valid toward existing or room block reservations
  • Merchant cancellation/rescheduling policy and fees apply once booking is made; voucher subject to forfeiture
  • Voucher valid for up to 2 guests
  • Taxes/resort fee not included; payable directly to the property
  • All inclusions must be redeemed during one stay
  • Stay valid for option purchased only
  • The promotional value is valid only for date range purchased and may not be exchanged or redeemed for any other dates
  • Blackout date(s): October 10, November 16 and December 14
  • Other conditions apply • PROMOTIONAL VALUE EXPIRES ON January 31, 2014 • Enjoy By January 31, 2014
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