Directory Of Responsible Hotels And Boarding-Houses.

From "The Illustration Of The Catskill Mountains" (1881)
By H. Schile



Rondout. —Eagle Hotel.

West Hurley.—Overlook Mountain House.

Brown's Station.—A few yards from the Station, Mr. Brown has .a new and elegant Boarding-house. Every degree of comfort, and terms very reasonable. From Brown's Station to Mr. Lasher's is a very nice trip over Mount Hope, where you can enjoy all the views around. Lasher's Boarding-house lays right on the hill, and is always cool and shady. It is about a 1/4-mile down to Winchell's Fall, where there is a nice creek for bathing and boating. The price for boarding is very reasonable.

West Shokan.—Mr. Weichner has a nice farm and boarding-house. This house is situated on the foot of all the principal mountains. Is of great interest to tourists. Plenty of trout fishing in the neighborhood. Price for board - very reasonable.

Mount Pleasant—The beautiful boarding-house by Mr. Schumacher. He is the proprietor of La Dew Farm. His two houses are used for summer boarders, and he keeps them elegant and in good German style. On his farm is La Dew Peak. To make a trip there is to see the nicest views of the whole mountains. There you can enjoy a scene that will never be forgotten.

Phoenicia Station.—Tremper House.

Shandaken.—Lament's Hotel.

Pine Hill Hotel.—At Pine Hill there is always a good chance to rent houses for summer boarders. Grand hotel on the summit.


Griffins Corner.—There are several boarding-houses, but there is only Mr. Bühler that I can recommend. He gives good board and has his house always in nice order with good company. A delightful summer resort and the nicest house in the whole village. His price for boarding is very reasonable.

Grand Gorge.—There is a hotel for summer boarders.

Roxbury.—There are several summer resorts.

Stamford is a large place for summer guests, and is the end of the Ulster and Dela ware Railroad.


The old Mountain House.
The New Cauterskill House,
The Laurel House, directly on the beautiful Kaaterskill
For these houses we can give the best recommendation. Terms very reasonable. The next house is Haine's & Haine's Fall.

Tannersville is largely patronized as a summer resort.

The next is the beautiful village of Hunter. There is the "Hunter" hotel opposite Colonel Chair Mountain. The proprietor, M. C. Van Pelt, has lately been under a great expense, making new improvements. There is a telegraph office, which connects with alt the, different lines of the United States. Stages to all directions connect with all trains, Mr. Van Pelt keeps a first class table, and charges very liberal rates. This is a healthy and delightful locality.

Lexington.—Several summer resorts.

Deep Notch, Westkill.—The beautiful Westkill is a hotel owned by Deo Bros. Locality splendid, and is situated on the foot of the Notch, where ice can be found the whole year. The proprietor keeps a good table and the price is very reasonable.AUREL House derived its name from the laurels which abound in the neighborhood, and it is conveniently located to visit all the most prominent places in this region.


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