NY B&B 2018

The Premier Country Home B&B
in Rhinebeck - Red Hook
Hudson Valley, New York

For Personal Service

Pat Elliassen Holden & Chef Nabil K. Ayoub
Owners of The Red Hook Country Inn

Discover the Elegance
of the Hudson Valley

A lovely, wheelchair accessible B&B in an 1841 Federal Colonial in the heart of charming Red Hook (Rhinebeck), NY. Only 2 miles to Bard College, 5 miles north of the village of Rhinebeck and minutes from the Hudson River. Close to beautiful hiking, great antiquing, boutique shopping, wineries, lakes, and historic mansions. Take Amtrak to Rhinecliff then a 5 minute drive to the inn, or drive the Taconic or NY Thruway (87) to within 10 minutes of the inn.

Close to everything.
Your adventure awaits!

285+ Five Star Ratings

First, let me start out by saying that Pat at The Red Hook Country Inn saved my wedding night!!! We had just gotten married and we were supposed to go to another B&B but it was absolutely awful! Pat made us feel at home immediately. The house is filled with amazing antiques and the bed was incredibly comfy. Our room also had a wonderful fireplace and tub, which was so relaxing after being on our feet all day. The breakfast was SPECTACULAR. ). We called up The Red Hook Country Inn and they had a room available (a very rare occurrence- book early!). Pat was such a gracious host. Nabil is a classically trained chef and made the most amazing eggs Benedict I’ve ever had. Be sure to check out Maggie”s Royaltea in the back part pf the inn! For all friends and family traveling to the Hudson Valley, staying at The Red Hook Country Inn is a must!



Gorgeous B&B in a pretty area of NY. Comfortable bed – wonderful inn keepers – AMAZING breakfast supplied by a world traveled chef! Our room even had a hundred year old bar in it! Very comfy stay. And they were great with our dog.


Andrew P.

My son and I had a great stay at the Red Hook Country Inn! The owners went above and beyond to make us feel welcome and comfortable. We had a beautiful room with a fire place and very comfortable beds. Homemade breakfast was delicious, made with fresh milk and eggs straight from the farm. We had a fantastic stay and will highly recommend it.



Home Away From HomeThis was my very first stay at a B&B. My preference is always a Marriott property. However, there are none in Red Hook. So I took a chance with the Red Hook Country Inn. When I made my reservation, directly with the Owner, she offered to arrange a taxi for me. Upon my arrival, the taxi was not there. I called her to let her know and she dropped everything and came to scoop me up personally. It only got better. The home was lovely. My room was immaculate and very well appointed. The bed and linens were fresh and clean. The location was within walking distance to restaurants and shopping. The people were gracious and kind. This was my first time traveling alone in 23 years. My safety was of paramount importance to me. As soon as I stepped inside the Inn, my concerns disappeared. Plus, the local police department was directly across the street! My thanks to all at the Red Hook Inn. I hope to see you again!



Outstanding warmth & service! This is my second review on tripadvisor. The last review was for a “five star” hotel in Portugal which was in reality just barely two stars. This review is the polar opposite, I can’t recommend the Red Hook Inn highly enough. We went to the beautiful Hudson Valley with our family. Bard College recommended the Red Hook Inn, I can understand why! Everything way exceeded our expectations. Pat and Nabil are outstanding hosts with fantastic tips about visiting the area. Pat also shared her story about the history of the Red Hook Inn from a house used in the underground railroad to an anti prohibition entertainment venue to its current glory today. Nabil’s breakfasts were truly outstanding! The rooms were very comfortable and quiet and the bathrooms were quite clean. Keurig coffee makers and refrigerators were easily accessible. The breakfast room was very well appointed. They even were gracious with our standard poodle. Excellence and warmth, definitely recommend highly! 


Marjorie R.

Unexpected Compassion. Nicest owner ever. From the start I knew I had found a gem. Planning to spend a nite at the Red Hook in before visiting Bard College with our son, I sent a quick inquiry. The owner responded promptly, even though she was on vacation. At the last minute, we decided to cancel the trip. My son was too stressed out with the whole college process to visit one more school while awaiting early decision responses. I called to cancel just a few hours before we were expected to arrive. We knew that no bed and breakfast could eat a last minute cancellation like that, and it was in our minds, a sunk cost. But the owner asked what happened, and I told her, and then I had to talk her out of not charging us at all, even though they had already shopped for breakfast for us. She agreed only to wait and hear from us in 30 days, in case we should decide to rebook. And she asked about the other schools he is looking at, and offered to connect my son with any professors at Bard. Nicest inn owner ever. Just for that, since my son did get in to his first choice, my husband and I will probably book a little grownups only getaway there. Now that’s hospitality!



Maggie’s Royal Tea Room. The Red Hook Country Inn has a new, added attraction: Maggie’s Royal Tea Room! And, with a reservation, you don’t need to be a guest at the Inn to enjoy the Tea Room. It is very elegant with old china tea pots as decorations. You enter through a beautiful and well tended garden with a gazebo and gorgeous flowers. Clotted cream was the highlight of the tea and finger sandwiches and sweets are baked on-site. The service is great. The wait staff is friendly and attentive without being intrusive. The Tea Room is a destination all by itself or as tasty addition to a stay at the Inn. My friend and I went to celebrate her birthday. It was an afternoon well spent.

Lil Professor

Sign at Tea at The Red Hook Country Inn, New York's Finest B&B

♿ Two with Wheelchair Access


Our Inn has 2 wheelchair accessible rooms. All our rooms have a private bath, cable tv with flatscreen, wifi, self controlled heating/seasonal air conditioning, includes an electric or gas fireplace. * Common areas on the first and second floor provide a keurig coffee maker and a hot and cold water dispensor, refrigerator and microwave.

Please take a moment to review our policies.

  • The Red Hook Country Inn offers nine light, lovely, very comfortable guest rooms. A mix of antique furnishings and modern facilities complete each room to provide a memorable lodging experience at the Red Hook Country Inn. All guests are treated to a full Chef’s breakfast each morning with vegetarian and gluten free options available upon request.
  • Here is a brief version of our Policies and Amenities statement:
  • We are family friendly and provide rollaways and/or portacrib. The entire inn is non smoking. We are completely wireless Check in time BEGINS AT 4 PM/ Check out is 11AM. While credit cards are taken to guarantee the reservation, please arrange settlement by personal check or cash, with receipt. Our outdoor hot tub and new indoor ‘porch room’ is available to our guests 24 hours. A full chef’s Breakfast is served each morning.
  • Smoking outside only, pets only with innkeeper OK, disabled access, children welcome.
  • All cancellations are subject to $25 administration fee, except within 15 days of arrival, when the entire stay is forfeited. There are no refunds for shortened stays.
  • Check-in begins at 4 p.m. Guests are requested to make a courtesy call if arriving after 8:30 p.m. Although we live onsite, after 6 p.m. there is a possibility we will not be here to personally escort you to your room. Earlier check in is available for nominal fee.
  • Our special Prix Fixe Dinner is available to our inn guests for a rate of $99-109+ for a fabulous, intimate dining experience with advance reservations. Our dining menu is listed on our website under our DINING page. We shop daily for the freshest ingredients, therefore we need entree selections at least 24 hours ahead.
  • Several rooms have the option of accommodating 3 guests. Please advise if you need a KING or TWINS or an additional bed in the room. Additional person charge is $50.
  • A full Chef’s Breakfast is served daily. To assist us in preparation, please nofity us either in advance or upon arrival that you require Vegetarian, VEGAN, Gluten or Lactose options so that we will be prepared. Always on hand is ALMOND MILK & Gluten free breads. Hours for breakfast generally begin at 8:30 a.m.; however, we are flexible as needed.
  • All rooms are equipped with private bath, flat screen/cable TV, Soap, Hair products, hairdryers, cotton robes, alarm clocks, & delicious chocolates. All rooms have ceiling fans and seasonal air conditioning. All rooms are self controlled heating and cooling. All windows open and have screens.
    We offer complimentary laundry & pressing service based on availability; however, an iron and ironing board are readily available.
  • We offer a refrigerator & supply closet on both guest floors with 24 hour coffee/tea/cold water.
    For the comfort of all our guests and for insurance purposes, we thank you for respecting our non-smoking and no candle policy.
  • Check-out is by 11 a.m. Later check-out at 1 p.m. is available for a nominal charge of $25.
    Arrangements may be made for parties and family celebrations up to 30 guests.
    Parking is available behind the inn or alongside the building with a HANDICAP STICKER.
    Each room contains an information guide for area attractions, shopping, dining, emergency facilities and much more.
  • While never expected, gratuities for the staff are greatly appreciated.
  • CANCELLATIONS: As we have a limited number of rooms available for our guests, cancellations affect us greatly. Therefore, The Red Hook Country Inn has an advance cancellation policy.
    Cancellations made 16 days (or earlier) prior to your arrival date will be subject to a $25 restocking fee.
  • Should you choose to cancel your reservation 15 days or less before your scheduled arrival date, you will be held responsible for the entire reservation cost.
  • In addition to the above policy, 30 day cancellation policies are in force for bookings of 3 or more rooms and/or bookings of 4 nights or more. While house bookings are not included above and are subject to a $2000 non refundable deposit, unless written agreed upon.
  • Now that we have all that out of the way, come have fun, eat well, enjoy the local sites, colleges, musical events, wineries, mansions and hiking that we have to offer in the beautiful Hudson Valley! We will gladly book your dining or tourist location reservations…. simply ask!
    We so look forward to having you stay with us!


  • King or Twin
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  • Wifi & Cable TV
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  • King or Twin
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  • King or Twin
  • Tub & Shower
  • Wifi & Cable TV
  • Luxury King
  • Jacuzzi
  • Wifi & Cable TV
  • Luxury King
  • Jacuzzi
  • Wifi & Cable TV
  • King and Twin
  • Shower
  • Wifi & Cable TV
  • King or Twin
  • Shower
  • Wifi & Cable TV

2 Night Weekend Minimum
May Though October
Single Night Availability

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"World class Chef Nabil K. Ayoub and dining room where the chef may even come to your table, take your order and repair to the kitchen to prepare it!" - LA Times

To explore our dining/catering options click below.

Enjoy the BEST of the Hudson Valley at The Red Hook Country Inn!


The Chef’s Table is OFFERED DAILY for our ‘RESERVATIONS ONLY’ Dining on an availability basis.Enjoy an exclusive dining experience where YOU AND YOUR COMPANION(S up to 6) are the only guests of Chef Nabil. Call 845.758.8445 or TEXT 845.750.5294 for RESERVATIONS Menu Choices are taken at time of reservations but not less than 48 hours ahead.

5 course prix fixe dinner… $99 – $119 per person + * (only with 48 or more hour notice!). Taxes and 20% gratuity are added. Cash or personal check only.

“World class chef and dining room where the chef may even come to your table, take your order and repair to the kitchen to prepare it!” – LA Times

We have also been featured in The Source (national Sam’s Club magazine), Hudson Valley Magazine, Chronogram, The Valley Table, Gourmet Magazine, and have a 4 star rating in the Poughkeepsie Journal! Please take a moment to read the many reviews listed on our home page with expression such as ‘extraordinary dining experience, intimate, charming, unique, absolutely wonderful, best in the Hudson Valley! ‘

The lovely fireplaced Dining Room features the creations of our famous chef, Nabil K Ayoub, former chef to Aristotle and Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Princess Margaret and other members of Britain’s Royal Family. After owning at least 7 restaurants throughout Europe and the US, Chef Nabil has ‘retired in the country’ bringing his fabulous ‘gift of flavors’ to the Hudson Valley!

The Chef’s Table offers a 5 course prix fixe dinner by reservation only and is currently available 7 days a week! Reservations are required at least 48 hours in advance. Due to our customized concept, seating is exclusive and we can not accept ‘walk-ins’. Reservations are guaranteed by credit card and entree selections for your custom prepared dinner are requested 48 hours in advance. There are no menus at your table, just lovely linens, china and smiles! We want your dining experience to be warm and comfortable, as if you were enjoying a lovely private dinner at the home of good friends!

The full 5 course prix fixe is only $99 * (certain items $109*-$119) as noted on our menu selection page), plus tax and gratuity.


Soup du Jour
(prepared without flour, butter or cream)


Mediterranean Salad
(Organic Greens, Sun dried tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil)


Cleanse your palate with a delectable taste of Chef Nabil’s appetizing creation of the day!


Chicken Véronique Cream Sauce (Champagne & Fresh Grapes)
Slow Braised Lamb Shank ( In Provencal sauce)
Veal Viennoise (Tomato Concassee, Tapanade, & Courvoisier)
Salmon Fillet (Pan-seared, Garden fresh Pine nut pesto)
Vegetarian Moussaka (Bechemel Sauce)
For an additional $10 the following entrees are available:

Shrimp Vin Blanc Glace (Creamy Vin Blanc Sauce (No Cream))
Duck L’Orange (Grand Marnier sauce)
Filet Mignon (Au Poivre)
Moroccan Rack of Lamb (Jalapeno-Mint Glace)
Dry Deep Sea Scallops ( Garlic Burre Blanc)
For an additional $10 from the base price of $99 or $109, guests may add an additional ‘Sea’ option of scallops or shrimp to their selected entree.


Jameson’s Irish Whisky Bread Pudding
Baklava with honey and nuts
Apple Pie A la mode
Rich Chocolate Cake
Ice Cream


Turkish Coffee
$6 additional
If you have a ‘favorite’ not listed above, please ask at the time of your reservation. Chef Nabil is pleased to ‘customize’ your dining experience!
All dinners include choice of Potatoes Lyonaisse, Couscous or Saffron Rice & Jardinières de Legume

Freshly baked bread and butter

(gluten free bread available with advance notice)

$99 -$119 per person not including tax & gratuity

Call us today 845-758-8445/ Text 845.750.5294

or email


Thank you for understanding that no credit cards are accepted/solely cash or personal checks!


Maggie's Royaltea at The Red Hook Country Inn, New York's Finest Bed and Breakfast

See a few details about Maggie's click below.

Maggie’s RoyalTea   

Our regular hours are evolving into Friday, Saturday and Sunday beginning at 11:30 am until the last seating at 3:30 pm. We have 20-25 seats with 5 tables and encourage reservations are Maggie’s has reached a popularity we did not expect! Our 15 + choices of tea, set in china and crystal over a low heat at your table, offer the traditionals and many unique and flavorful herbal selections. 

Our sandwich trays are complete with traditional egg salad, curried chicken salad and Irish scones with clotted cream are always available. Chef Nabil also prepares very unique and very ‘British’ dishes such as pears with stilton cheese, cucumber and cream cheese, ladyfingers filled with goat cheese and fruit and more! We are able to meet ALL dietary needs such as lactose, gluten, nuts and even serve coffee, Turkish coffee and Brooklyn Egg Creams!

The story below is how Maggie’s came to be!


Our RoyalTea Room is named after my Mom, Maggie McDade, a ‘Scot” who loved COFFEE! So, why name a Tea Room after her? Well, Maggie and her sister, my Godmother, Aunt Betty were known to ‘put up the kettle to “burl water’ for anyone & everyone who arrived at our home in NJ. Maggie was a feisty “Brooklynite” who married my sweet Norwegian Dad, aka Tom-Eddie-Pete and they raised 5 of us in Central Jersey in a house filled with friends and family at all times. Dad was the ‘Good Samaritan” who drove a truck along the NJTP every night and brought home stragglers, gave them hot tea, shared his dinner,set up a bed on the well used sofa and $5 in the morning as he dropped them back in the direction they were heading. Those were the days!  

It’s not so far fetched that I have a Bed & Breakfast and now,  Maggie’s RoyalTea!

We are still working on our menu and my husband Nabil, (former chef to Jackie Kennedy Onassis) is designing a unique selection of sandwiches and Irish scones. My friends, aka  “The Golden Girls”, Peg, Elaine & Sharon, will be handling the 12-16 person tea salon. It is located in the multi-window Carriage House we built behind the inn which is fully wheelchair accessible. While we are opening with a limited schedule of Saturday & Sunday, and seasonal time frame, (May – November), we hope that we become popular as a location to enjoy a “spot of tea’, a plate of  interesting finger sandwiches, fabulous Irish scones with clotted cream and preserves, and delectable sweets. Our 5 tables will be a great spot to bring your young daughters, girlfriends, boyfriends and/or family members where you can chat away in comfort with quiet central air and a sweet fireplace! 

Please stop in to visit us and keep an eye out for our upcoming menu! We will also offer Maggie’s for small catering, intimate weddings, showers and ‘Tea Parties’. Oh, Maggie’s will also have great COFFEE…maybe even Turkish!



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RV Park in Red Hook Rhinebeck area

The Red Hook Country Inn has a private RV parking for only 1 RV. What’s exciting about this is now you can enjoy the Premier Bed and Breakfast of New York from the comfort of your RV.

Having a private RV parking still gives you access to:

  • Fresh Water Hookup
  • 30/50 Amp Electric
  • Black/Gray Water Dump

Having your own RV but being able to experience the only Bed and Breakfast in Redhook that has this feature. Wouldn’t you like to have this at $99 per night or staying in a local RV park? Call for details.

A full Chef Breakfast for 2 People 


The Red Hook Country Inn has 9 rooms but only 1 RV space.


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7460 S Broadway,
Red Hook Rhinebeck, NY 12571

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