Situated in the historic uptown district of Kingston, first capital of New York, the Thomas L. Southwick House has a storied past. At one point, it was even a brothel frequented by Babe Ruth! Today, fully restored to its original glory, the house boasts elegantly appointed rooms. The main floor features a grand communal dining room where Full breakfast is served Mondays through Fridays, and on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, a Full Country Breakfast is provided. In addition there are two spacious, antique-filled reception rooms where guests can relax and enjoy a complimentary coffee/tea service. Proprietor Alicja Kowalska pampers guests with freshly-baked treats and dishes from the bounty of the Hudson Valleys local produce. Each room features a private bathroom, air conditioning, and TV. In addition to fine dining, the historic Stockade District features important sites such as the Senate House, the Matthew Person House, and other sites of interest. Downtown, Kingston's historic Rondout offers waterfront dining, shopping, museums and galleries, as well as sunset cruises, waterfront concerts and local festivals.The area boasts both new and historic wineries, historic estates, houses and museums, fine dining, world-class scenery, and winter and summer sports. The scenic Walkway Over the Hudson, the famed Shawangunk Mountain, and the Mohonk Preserve are nearby, as are Hunter, Belleayre, and Windham Mountains for skiers. Bard College's Fischer Center for the Performing Arts, Vassar College's world-famous museum, and other significant venues are easily accessible by car.For Reservations please contact via phone, not through email.