Where to Stay

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There are a number of nice places to stay in Keene and Keene Valley. We also list vacation rentals and other options at the end. Here is current list of links to places. Tell them you found their place on this website!  All these places are properly located in Google Maps where you can search for them.

In Keene:

Rock and River – Two Adirondack style lodges offer a mix of private rooms and bunkrooms.  Features include large common areas, an indoor climbing wall, wifi and hearty breakfasts of home baked goods, fresh fruits, cereals, etc.   Lodges are available for rent to private groups w/o other guests.  There are also 3 leantos. Diverse guide services available year round.  Located in a secluded valley at the end of a country road (Alstead Hill).  Price Range:  $90-130.  Phone:  518.576.2041

Bark Eater Inn – This restored historic building on 200 acres was once a stagecoach stop.  It has 5 rooms of different types.  The property has an extensive trail system. Dinner can be arranged for guests.  Breakfasts include eggs from the property.  The property re-opened in July 2016 after a long renovation period.  Prices are not posted so call or email for more information.  Phone 518.576.7100

Dartbrook Lodge – Furnished in the Great Camp tradition by local artisans, a range of well appointed private cottages and suites offer Sleep Number beds, flat screen TVs, gas fireplaces, porches, kitchens, in-room phones, internet and more.  Located in the heart of “downtown” Keene.  Price Range: $175-$325.  Phone: 518.576.9080 french spoken

Adk Trail Inn – Family and pet-friendly motel-style rooms with two double beds or a queen, private bath and refrigerator.  Large game room, use of fire pit and grill, free wifi and river front access a part of what is offered.  It’s a good place for a group.  Located on Route 9 between Keene and Upper Jay.  Price Range:  $89-$149, including breakfast.  Phone: 518.527.1155

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In Keene Valley:

Keene Valley Lodge – The Lodge offers a variety of rooms with private and shared baths.  The main gathering room has a large granite fireplace.  Breakfast includes home-baked muffins, eggs, fresh fruit, a hot organic oatmeal bar and gourmet coffee. A cottage is available.  Located in the heart of the Keene Valley hamlet.  Price Range:  $80-$325.  Phone: 518.576.2003

Pell House – In the middle of Keene Valley, next to the library and across from the church, Pell House is a new place to stay in an old house.  Rates starts at $95.  There is no phone number on its website.  There is a form to fill in for a reservation and an email: vikki.nyc@gmail.com

Trails End Inn – Nestled in a meadow, this Inn offers rooms ranging from deluxe accommodations with fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, etc. to shared baths and sleeping porches.  Hearty and “quick start” breakfasts available, also wifi and pet-friendly rooms.  Located 1/3 mile off Route 73 at the southern edge of the Keene Valley hamlet.  Two cottages along the Ausable River in Keene are also available.  Price Range:  $105-$245.  Phone:  518.576.9860

Rooster Comb Inn – Recently renovated rooms feature calm colors and rustic furnishings.  Shared and private bathrooms available.  Features include a communal kitchen, laundry facilities, a fire pit and internet.  This is a dog friendly place.  Located on the corner of Market Street and Route 73 in the Keene Valley hamlet.  Price Range:  $70-$125.  Phone: 518.576.9916

Snow Goose B&B – Woodland setting with a peaceful, nature-inspired, decor.  All rooms have private baths, air conditioning, wifi, refrigerators and electric fireplaces.  One room has a kitchenette.  Gourmet fire-side breakfasts feature many organic local foods.  There is a common living room with a fireplace and a TV room.  Located on Route 73 about 1.5 miles south of Keene Valley.  Price Range:  $125-$150.  Phone:  518.576.9460

Keene Valley Hostel -Basic bunk house accommodations with linen and towels provided.  Shared facilities include a full kitchen, two full baths, a gear room, laundry facilities and wifi.  Showers are available to hikers ($5).  Shuttle services available to the Garden trailhead($5), Adk Loj($20) and Newcomb($40).  Located on the southern edge of Keene Valley.  Price Range: $20 for camping, $30 for bunkhouse.  Phone: 518.576.2030

AuSable Inn, – A friendly restaurant/bar that offers eight simple, rustic, rooms upstairs.  Rooms range from twin beds, up to two doubles.  Two full baths are shared by guests.  All rooms have television and wifi.  Located in the center of the Keene Valley hamlet.  Price Range:  $40 – $100.  Phone:  518-576-9584

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Other Arrangments, Rentals, Etc.

There are many vacation home rentals available, mostly in summer, but some in winter too.  The best summer rentals are booked pretty far in advance.  Owner-rentals can be found on the following (and many other) sites

Adk By Owner in Keene and in Keene Valley.
Air BnB in Keene and Keene Valley has rentals of various sorts
VBRO also has places in Keene and Keene Valley, but read carefully as they’re mixed in with Lake Placid.

The ADK Mountain Club runs Johns Brook Lodge which can be a fun alternative if you are here to hike.  The property includes two recently remodeled 10 person bunkrooms, two “family” rooms (4 person bunkrooms), two leantos (classics, right on the brook) and two cabins (available summer and winter).  Lodge guest stays include food in the summer.  The Lodge is open spring and fall too, w/o food.  The bunkrooms have been insulated so it should be nice during the shoulder seasons.  All of this open to the public, but must be reserved. It is a 3.5 mile hike from the trailhead known as “The Garden” in Keene Valley.   Price Range:  $33 – 74 per person for bunkrooms (includes food in summertime), $199 – $320 for cabins (no meals, multi-nite mid-week discounts), $25+ for leantos.  10% discount for ADK members.  Phone:  518.523.3441

The Ausable Club is also a fine place but you can only stay there as a guest of a member.  It is not open to the public.  Many people arrange to hold weddings there in the Spring and Fall, but, again, you need to be sponsored by a member.