East Hampton, NY 

Mill House Inn

 
31 N Main St
East Hampton, NY 11937-2601 US

(631)324-9766
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Rates: $225 to $1695
Total Rooms: 4
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (7 reviews)

Description

Circa 1790. This Colonial house is just opposite the Old Hook Windmill. It is in the center of East Hampton, which has been called "America's most beautiful village." Guest rooms are decorated with a Hamptons' theme in mind, sporting names such as Sail Away or Hampton Holiday. Romantic amenities abound, including fireplaces in six of the guest rooms. Several rooms also have whirlpool tubs. Families are welcome.Publicity and Awards: New York Magazine, Destinations, The New York Times, Newsday, Dan's Papers, The East Hampton Star, New York Living, Travel & Leisure, Great Small Hotels, OK!, Zagat's, Trip Advisor, HGTV.Location: Ocean Community and Village.

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Rooms & Rates

Rates: $225 to $1695
Payment types accepted include Travelers Checks, Personal Checks, Diners Club, American Express, Master Card, Discover, Visa, Carte Blanche and Checks must be guaranteed with a valid credit card.
Rooms: This property has 4 total guest accommodations with private bath, 4 with fireplaces, 2 with whirlpools, 6 suites, 1 guest house and 1 conference room.
The types of beds available include Queen and King.

Policies

Minimum Stay Requirements: 3 night weekends Memorial Day through Sept. 21. 2 night weekends the rest of the year. 4 night minimum summer holidays, the Hampton Classic horseshow and the Hamptons International Film Festival.
Cancellation: A deposit of 50% of stay, minimum 1st night, required to hold your room. On cancellations made at least 60 days prior to arrival date the deposit will be refunded less a service charge equal to 10% of the room charges. On cancellations within 60 days of the arrival date the deposit will be refunded less the service charge if room is re-rented.* Cancellations within 30 days of arrival will be responsible for the full reservation unless room is re-rented.* Rather than forfeit the service charge on a refundable deposit you may choose to apply the full amount of the deposit to a future reservation within the same year. (*100% occupancy must be achieved in order to be eligible for a refund). Policies subject to change without notice. Please inquire with the innkeeper.
Pets: Pets Allowed and Good dogs are welcome in appropriate suites for an additional $50 per night.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast and Snacks/Refreshments.
Types of meals: Vegetarian Breakfast, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Room Service, Catering Service, Banquet Service, Snacks/Refreshments, Early Coffee/Tea and Breakfast service in Suites.
Amenities In Room: Turn-Down Service, Wireless Internet Access, Television, Iron/Ironing Board, Heating, Hair Dryer, Telephone, Fireplace, DVD, Bathrobes, Cable TV, Coffeemaker, Air Conditioning, Bath Amenities, Refrigerator, feather beds, down quilts & pillows, double marble showers, 6' Serenity Air Baths, deep soaking tubs, steam showers and private decks.
Amenities On Site: Handicap Access, Gift Shop, Child Care, Free parking on premise, Family/Kid Friendly and Fax.
Business Traveler Amenities: Wireless Internet Access, Iron/Ironing Board, Off-site Dry Cleaning Services, Desk, Gym Nearby, Daily Newspapers, Television, FAX On-site, Flexible Check in/out Times, Internet Access and Hair Dryer.
Languages Spoken: Spanish

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Spa Cuisine and Massages.
Off-Site Spa Services Available
Nearby Recommended Spas:
Naturopathica
(631) 329-2525
www.naturopathica.com

Activities

Events Hosted: Meetings, Weddings, Seminars, Romantic Getaways, Honeymoons, Family Reunions and Corporate Retreats in our Graybarn Cottage.
Other Activities: Antiquing, Art Galleries, Beaches, Bicycling, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Tennis, Water Sports, Wineries, Hamptons International Film Festival, Hampton Classic horse show, polo and music festivals.

Recommended Restaurant(s)

East Hampton Grill, Nick & Tonis, Fresno.

Historic Interest

The Mill House Inn has been part of East Hampton history for over 200 years. The house was originally built by the Parsons Family in 1790 as a traditional salt-box-like "Home Sweet Home." In August, 1851, the ship Catherine out of Liverpool was driven ashore off the coast of Amagansett. The Catherine and all her cargo were lost, but luckily all of the 300 Irish immigrants aboard, fleeing the great potato famine, were saved. Among them was a young man named Patrick Lynch, bound for the gold fields of California. Col. William D. Parsons stepped up to him on the beach and offered him work on his farm at Fireplace. So he settled in East Hampton and, shortly after 1860, bought the house then owned by William Lewis Parsons. In the 1870s and 1880s, there being no Catholic Church in East Hampton, Roman Catholic services were held every other week in the home of Patrick Lynch-- the congregation spilling out into the yard and kneeling under the window to hear Mass. In 1898 the house was remodeled, the roof was raised to build a full second floor and the porch was added on. The house remained in the Lynch family until 1973 and, at least since the 1940s, has been operated as a boarding house/bed & breakfast inn. The Mill House Inn was most recently purchased by Sylvia & Gary Muller in August 1999.
Historic Awards: Village Historic District.
Historic Memberships: Local Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: The Village Green, The Liberty Pole, Mulford Farm, Clinton Academy, Osborn-Jackson House, Hook Mill, Gardiner's Mill, Old Burial Ground and more (all within 1 mile)

Romantic Interest

Our fine linens, lofty feather beds, gas fireplaces, whirlpool baths, spacious new suites, a leisurely breakfast our guests proclaim "simply the best," our attention to detail, old fashioned hospitality and a wonderful relaxed atmosphere assure your visit to East Hampton New York will remain a treasured memory.