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Comfortable Catskill Charm

Surrounded by majestic mountains, tranquil forests and rushing waters, the Emerson Resort & Spa is nestled in the heart of Mother Nature’s playground. Seasonal colors, events and activities are plentiful from the moment you step into the Catskills. Hiking, biking, tubing, fishing, kayaking and skiing are just a few of the outdoor adventures located minutes away. The Emerson offers 26 spacious rooms in the contemporary style Inn and 27 rooms in the log cabin style Lodge. Woodnotes Grille serves “Catskill Creative Cooking” with food you know well prepared with fresh local ingredients and an innovative twist. The Spa at the Emerson is an oasis of pampering and rejuvenation, and the Country Stores are a shopper’s haven with a variety of gifts, fashions, housewares, toys and local food products. The Emerson is also home to the World’s Largest Kaleidoscope. Standing at more than 60-feet and featuring three, 38-foot mirrors, the Kaleidoshow is a mesmerizing experience of sight and sound. Emerson guests can also experience the Farm-To-Table movement at nearby farmer’s markets, taste the locally made brews, spirits, ciders and wines that are branding the Catskills as the premiere distributor of craft beverages, and view the talents of local artisans with works commissioned especially for the Emerson. Visitors from across the globe attend regional world class events including the Phoenicia Festival of the Voice, Woodstock Film Festival and Belleayre Snowboard Classic. Named for legendary poet Ralph Waldo Emerson, whose famous essay “Nature” was the incentive for the development of the Catskill Forest Preserve, our guests quickly understand what makes the Catskills and the Emerson so special.


With two types of accommodations and a variety of room styles, the Emerson Resort & Spa is perfectly suited for families and mid-sized groups. The Inn rooms are designed to bring the outside in with oversized windows and private decks that showcase the peaceful views and natural beauty of Mount Tremper and the Esopus Creek. Concealed among tall pines and shading maples, the mountain inspired Lodge has a cozy, rustic design that features detailed wood carvings and animal figures. Most rooms include flatscreen tv’s, Keurig coffee makers and complimentary wi-fi. When you’re not relaxing indoors, you and your family will discover Mother Nature in this Catskills destination. Explore the area on a nature hike or take to the trails on a mountain biking trip. Winter snow sports can be found at nearby Belleayre Mountain and the Emerson also has on-site cross country skiing and snowshoeing.


Your dream wedding becomes a reality at Emerson Resort & Spa. Their veteran team of wedding planners has over 15 years of experience working closely with couples to create the special day they desire. The Pavilion, Great Room, and Catamount offer picture perfect event spaces and impressive views of the Hudson Valley and famed Catskill Mountains. Make your dream wedding a reality when you say "I Do" at Emerson!


The beautiful Hudson Valley and surrounding Catskill Mountains of New York are home to one of the most stunning natural surroundings on the planet. From hiking, biking, tubing and kayaking to skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing – there’s an activity that’s perfect for anyone looking to experience the great outdoors. Located in the heart of nature’s playground is the Emerson Resort & Spa, the ideal location for rest and rejuvenation between all your outdoor adventures.


Nestled in the breathtaking Catskill Mountains, the Emerson Resort & Spa is the perfect setting for romance. Pop the question under a covered bridge or reignite your love story on secluded creekside walks. Experience forested trails, spectacular views and magical sunsets then return to the Emerson to enjoy rooms with gas fireplaces, oversized air-jetted or whirlpool tubs and the Emerson’s private label wine. The Spa at the Emerson provides pampering with couples massages, steam, sauna and an outdoor hot tub, and dinner at Woodnotes Grille ends your day with Catskill Creative Cooking and handcrafted cocktails.

Pet Friendly

Emerson Resort & Spa welcomes guests of the 4-legged variety so you never need to feel like a member of the family needs to be left behind. The Catamount Dog Park is a dedicated 60-foot wide by 100-foot long area just for canines with a dog run and special play area for smaller dogs. Pooches seeking a more pampering experience may also inquire about our Pupgrade – a specialty package that includes gourmet dog treats, a souvenir toy, bowl and doggy placemat.


Variety is the spice of life and the Emerson Resort & Spa features two different accommodation styles. Choose between the laid-back comfort of the log cabin inspired Lodge, or the spacious and contemporary comfort of the Inn. Many Emerson rooms feature oversized air-jetted tubs, gas fireplaces and private decks. Any luxurious retreat requires a spa experience, and the Spa at the Emerson does not disappoint. Our spa therapists combine the deep relaxation effects of stone therapy with individualized treatments custom designed to fit your specific needs. Dinner at Woodnotes Grille means your favorite foods prepared our way with fresh local ingredients and innovative twists, including handcrafted cocktails that are an experience as well as a drink.


The majestic peaks of the Catskill Mountains in the Hudson Valley make for a truly exceptional getaway destination and the Emerson Resort & Spa is the perfect location to experience all that the Catskills have to offer. Spend time exploring local hiking trails, or try out mountain biking. The area’s beautiful rivers offer kayaking, tubing, fishing and breathtaking waterfalls. Winter sports enthusiasts can enjoy skiing, snowboarding and other wintertime play at Belleayre, Hunter and Windham Mountains.


Celebrate the start of your new life together in the heart of the beautiful Hudson Valley! Why begin with the honeymoon? Couples looking for an extraordinary wedding venue choose the Emerson Resort & Spa for its stunning views and signature service. Our veteran event team has over 20 years of experience working closely with couples to create their ideal wedding celebration. With on-site catering and spectacular locations including the outdoor Wedding Pavilion, we specialize in the personal touches and romantic details that make a wedding one of a kind.


When you stay at Emerson Resort & Spa in New York, you'll feel like a brand new person. Go hiking in the Catskills and enjoy the surrounding the area during the day. After a full day of activity, treat your body to a treatment at the Spa at Emerson. You'll be happy you treated yourself to a vacation!


Book your next holiday trip at Emerson Resort & Spa. Come during the summer months and enjoy hiking and biking in the surrounding area. During the winter, enjoy the picturesque setting that the Catskills provide. No matter what time of year you come, you'll have the time of your life during your next vacation.


While the refreshing natural surroundings of the Catskills will clear your mind, the Spa at the Emerson will pamper your body and soul. A retreat at the Emerson provides a serene experience that combines our natural surroundings with the deep relaxation effects of stone therapy. Our therapists specialize in incorporating the Earth’s elements and custom design treatments to suit the individual health, lifestyle and desire of every guest. Guests also enjoy the use of our steam, sauna and outdoor hot tub.

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 53 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City New York City
  • Nearby Water Esopus Creek
  • Open Dates All Year

Plan your next group event at Emerson Resort & Spa.

With spacious accommodations and many multi-room styles, the Emerson can comfortably host large families and mid-sized groups. Reunions, weddings and group retreats are expertly handled by our veteran event team.

For more information please call +1 (877) 560 - 4108 or Send Inquiry.

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Nearest Airports

  • Stewart International Airport (SWF) / 38 miles
  • Dutchess County Airport (POU) / 35 miles
  • Albany International Airport (ALB) / 54.8 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

Additional Information

  • Bicycles
  • Cribs
  • Fitness Center
  • Gift Shop
  • Library
  • Pack N Play
  • Outdoor Playground
  • Roll-Away Bed(s)
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Play Ground
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Blackout Drapes
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Hot Tub
  • In Room Safe
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Jacuzzi
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Picnic Tables
  • Refrigerator
  • Sundeck
  • Whirlpool
  • Rock Climbing
  • Horseshoes
  • Live Entertainment
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Wineries
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Service
  • A/V Equipment
  • Babysitting/Daycare
  • Banquet Room(s)
  • Catering
  • Concierge
  • Fishing Guides
  • Fitness Programs
  • Luggage Hold
  • Meeting Room(s)
  • Salon
  • Spa Services
Languages Spoken
  • English
5340 Route 28 Mount Tremper, New York 12457 United States  
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Plan your wedding at Emerson Resort & Spa!

Your dream wedding becomes a reality at Emerson Resort & Spa. Their veteran team of wedding planners has over 15 years of experience working closely with couples to create the special day they desire. The Pavilion, Great Room, and Catamount offer picture perfect event spaces and impressive views of the Hudson Valley and famed Catskill Mountains. Make your dream wedding a reality when you say "I Do" at Emerson!

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