Courtesy Gideon Putnam
Gideon Putnam Resort and Spa
24 Gideon Putnam Road
Saratoga Springs NY 12866
What’s new: Long-range plans call for $20 million in improvements; in the last five years, $5 million has been spent to refurbish the hotel.
Recognitions: A National Historic Landmark, the hotel is a member of Historic Hotels of America.
Rooms: 124 guest rooms include 22 suites.
Meeting space: The hotel has 12,000 square feet of meeting space. There is a 24-hour business center; on-site meeting coordinators and a GreenPath Meetings Program.
Amenities: The hotel has a restaurant and bar. Guest privileges extend to the state park and Roosevelt Spa; a fitness center; two golf courses; tennis courts; trails for hiking, biking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing; shows at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center; two swimming pools; ice skating; and picnic pavilions. A complimentary bio-diesel shuttle takes guests throughout the park and into downtown Saratoga Springs, one mile away.
Location: The resort is in 2,200-acre Saratoga Spa State Park and can be reached from any of three exits off Interstate 87. Albany International Airport and Albany Amtrak Station are about 30 minutes away; it is a three-hour drive to New York City, Boston and Montreal.