Overrated - problems A review of Minnewaska Lodge
I have to disagree with the previous positive reviews. The positive -- The hotel is in a very scenic location -- but make sure you get a room facing the spectalular backdrop of the the Catskill mountain, rather than the parking lot.
The negative - the hotel is understaffed and unfriendly. Second, I must agree with the noise issue mentioned by a previous reviewer. I was up until about 2 a.m. due to the noise generated by a group staying in an adjacent room. I dont think they were particularly loud, so I think this hotel suffers from a flaw many hotels built in the last 10 years or so do, namely, thin and shoddy construction with no noise insulation. So, if you have any sensitivity to noise, hope that you luck out and have quiet visitors nearby or an empty room. I went to the Lodge to escape the noise and craziness of the city, not to be reminded of it - and the Lodge failed on that basis.