By Lauren Clarke-Bennett
Nestled in the Hudson Valley 20 miles from the hustle and bustle of New York City, rests the ideal Time Hotel in Nyack, NY. The cutting edge boutique hotel was fashioned from an old factory warehouse satisfying the most discerning vacation and business travelers. A vibrant artist, foodie and music scene awaits as there is also swimming (in the summer), sailing, fishing, kayaking, cycling and hiking just a stones throw away.
The Time Nyack managed by the award winning Dream Hotel Group, sits perched overlooking the quaint town and Hudson River boasting an ‘Urban residential loft living with services of leading boutique and luxury hotels around the world’. As sleek as the rooms look they still give one a feeling of cozy comfort and the service is second to none.
The amenities are quite pampering from Frette Sheets to super fun in room dog-friendly accommodations to a wonderful pool & spa during the warmer weather months or dine at the devine BV’s Grill a division of the world renowned Bobby Vans Steakhouse — also available to cater any on site events. The hotel boasts over 4,000 square ft. of space for small meetings to larger conferences and provides a full staff of ‘event and culinary specialists’ to host every facet of an intimate wedding or a momentous social gathering.
For those of you who like to explore, take a stroll down to the Edward Hopper House passing the great shops and restaurants or check out what’s playing at the Nyack Village Theater or head over to Woodbury Commons for some major discount designer shopping. For the outdoorsy type one can also rent a bike and take a ride up to Bear Mountain or south through the magnificent Palisades then hop in a Kayak or sailboat and travel along the Hudson river, taking in the beautiful scenery.
A world class dining experience for the daytime or evening — BV’s Grill puts the finishing touches on The Time Nyack Hotel’s total experience and should not be missed. Beginning in the Grill’s Lounge & Bar with one of their specialty cocktails like the tasty Passion Fruit Martini or one of their fine wines is a perfect beginning to a perfect meal. As you move into the dining area with a choice of outside (in warm weather) or inside the chic, casual, atmosphere lends itself to a relaxing meal.
To start with there is nothing better that their fresh Colossal Lump Crabmeat and Lobster (in shell) cocktail with tasty sauces on the side and their mouth watering Clams Casino served with a slab of bacon on each shell. Their Steakhouse Wedge salad served with a dreamy blue cheese dressing and fried onion rings is the perfect segue to the main course. And of course one can not dine at the BV’s Grill without enjoying one of their prime steaks and the NY Strip Sirloin was a great choice — cooked to perfection and served with Bobby Vans Steak Sauce Yum! For those not inclined to eat meat their Horseradish Crusted Salmon was more than satisfying as would be any of their wonderful seafood main courses.
The delicious Hilltop Farm Organic sides of Brussels Sprouts, local corn off the cob, creamed spinach and mashed potatoes were the quintessential accompaniments to their hearty mains. And what dinner would be complete without dessert? The recommended Chocolate Mousse Truffle Cake was truly delish — but next time I have my eye on the Tiramisu and the time after that the Warm Apple Strudel… Can’t wait to spend more time at The Nyack Time Hotel, the perfect home away from home!