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Bluebird Hunter Lodge, New York

by Megan DuBois
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A trip to the Catskills is often filled with beautiful scenery and plenty of outdoor activities. The region — a beloved vacation destination for New Yorkers searching for some R&R — is teeming with dynamic boutique hotels, including the recently renovated Bluebird Hunter Lodge, which par of Bluebird by Lark Hotels. Located in the resort town of Hunter, this one-of-a-kind property is meant to be a modern take on a '70s ski lodge, where all-season adventure(s) await. 

What You Need to Know 

The Look of Bluebird Hunter Lodge

It's All in the Details

From the outside, the rustic hotel doesn't look like much; however, you can't always judge a book by its cover. Inside the natural light-filled lobby, worn leather sofas and chairs are nestled together near a wood-burning fireplace. Meanwhile, each room is retro-inspired with wooden furnishings, chic green accent walls, plush plaid blankets, and, of course, beautiful views of the surrounding vistas and lush greenery. Some accommodations also have private balconies that face the mountains. For even more space, book one of the loft suites or chalets, which have a private deck, full kitchen, and living room.

The Vibe at Bluebird Hunter Lodge

Guests at Bluebird Hunter Lodge are greeted with the cool breeze of the mountains and the warm hotel hospitality. Indulge in the complimentary breakfast before heading off to whatever you have planned. After returning for the evening, guests can often be seen enjoying the view outside on one of the lawn chairs. Also, don't miss the Hunter Tavern, either. Slated to open in July 2022, it's the perfect place for guests to take in the mountain views, sip cocktails, and toast s'mores by the crackling fire.  

Who Will Love Bluebird Hunter Lodge

Couples and friend groups searching for a fun-filled mountain getaway will enjoy the Bluebird Hunter Lodge the most. Families looking for a budget-friendly escape to nature will also love it here.

Who Might Not Love Bluebird Hunter Lodge

Travelers looking for a luxury resort may want to stay elsewhere. 

Best Amenity at Bluebird Hunter Lodge

The complimentary breakfast is the best amenity here. Start your day with fruit, bagels, coffee, or tea before heading out for an action-packed day. The soon-to-be-open Hunter Tavern is another added bonus.  

Money Matters

What's Included at Bluebird Hunter Lodge

Your stay at Bluebird Hunter Lodge includes complimentary breakfast and wifi. Depending on the room type, you may get a mini-bar or dry bar, along with a combination of gear storage space, a balcony, or banquette seating.

Fees and Extra Costs You Should Know About at Bluebird Hunter Lodge

The typical taxes should be expected here. Also, any additional guests after the first two will cost you an extra $35 per person, per night. 

How to Get a Deal at Bluebird Hunter Lodge

To get the best deal, check the specials offers tab and book directly with the property. 

Getting There

In the Neighborhood of Bluebird Hunter Lodge

There are plenty of things to see and do around the hotel. If you're into breweries, consider trying a few brews at Jagerberg Beer Hall and Tavern or Woodstock Brewing. Or, for an exhilarating ride through the mountains, try your hand at zip lining with New York Zip Line Canopy Tours. There are also plenty of hikes and waterfalls to be explored nearby. 

Nearest Airport to Bluebird Hunter Lodge

Albany International Airport is just over an hour away. 

Nearest Public Transportation to Bluebird Hunter Lodge

Since the lodge is in the mountains, public transportation is limited. We recommend bringing or renting a car. Ride-share services like Uber and Lyft are another option. 

The Bottom Line

Bluebird Hunter Lodge is a unique retro-inspired hotel with a laid-back vibe that will entice everyone from friend groups to couples, to families. 

It's All in the Details