Downtown Poughkeepsie accommodation adjoined to Mid-Hudson Civic Center
Located in the downtown district, the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel(also known as the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel and Conference Center) offers suitable upstate New York accommodation for those visiting on business as well as those looking to take a vacation.
The property, which adjoins the Mid-Hudson Civic Center, features 210 guestrooms and suites, all of which include a private en-suite bathroom.
Guestrooms feature a number of modern amenities to add a comfort to any stay. Guests can expect to find the likes of cable television (with movies and games), multiple telephones, microwave, coffeemaker, ironing amenities, clock radio, and refrigerator.
Wireless internet access is available complimentary as are daily copies of USA Today. Business travelers may benefit from the in-room work desk, which is complimented by an ergonomic chair and lamp, as well as a number of office supplies.
Business guests can also enjoy easy access to the Mid-Hudson Civic Center, which offers some 15,000 square feet of adaptable meeting space. As such, the hotel is an ideal lodging option for those looking to host a conference or seminar, as well as those looking at hosting a smaller-scale meeting.
Guests wishing to enjoy a little extra luxury should stay in one of the hotels suites, which feature a number of additional facilities. Some include Jacuzzi hot tubs. A number of bridal suites are also available.
A complimentary breakfast is served each morning ensuring that guests are able to start the day in the right way. The Market St. Bar and Grill also serves lunch and dinner throughout the day. Those venturing outside of the hotel will find an assortment of restaurants suitable for any budget.
The Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel is also a popular venue choice for those looking to host a wedding or banquet.
As well as offering a fine location for corporate visitors, the Mid-Hudson Civic Center also regularly hosts a wide spectrum of entertainment events, including concerts, professional wrestling, and ice hockey (at the accompanying McCann Ice Arena).
Another entertainment and performance venue in the city is the Bardavon 1869 Opera House, which is the oldest continually operating theater in the state. Here visitors can witness performances by the Hudson Philharmonic Orchestra as well as other notable events.
The city also houses a number of historically significant attractions. These include the Franklin D. Roosevelt Home and Library, Val-Kill (the home of Eleanor Roosevelt), and Locust Grove, also known as the Samuel B. Morse Estate (named for the inventor of Morse code).
Other popular destinations include the Culinary Institute of America, Mohonk Mountain House, Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome Museum, and the Vanderbilt Mansion of Hyde Park.
Those preferring something a little more active will find the Hudson River Valley offers a number of enjoyable recreational activities. Here visitors can hike or ride horseback as they view the picturesque upstate New York scenery. Alternatively they can take to the waters for a spot of skiing and boating.
Guests staying at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel can also enjoy a number of other local activities, including golf and fishing.