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HOTEL of the month

Bedford Inn

August 2015

Bedford Post Inn, a Relais & Chateaux property, set in the heart of Westchester County, in Bedford, NY. Home to an eight-room luxury inn, a yoga studio, and two distinct restaurants. Join us for daily classes, workshops and events at The Yoga Loft.

HOTEL INFORMATION

ADDRESS:

954 Old Post Rd, Bedford, NY 10506

TELEPHONE: (914) 234-7800

WEBSITE: http://www.bedfordpostinn.com//

" Wrapping yourself in Frette is like wrapping your body in your favourite season for the first time; comforting, happy, bliss. "

Danielle Fritsche

General Manager of Bedford Post Inn

Danielle Fritsche

General Manager of Bedford Post Inn

the INTERVIEW

We had the exclusive opportunity to sit down with Danielle Fritsche, General Manager of Bedford Post Inn.

What was your design inspiration for Bedford Post Inn?

Both the interior and exterior designs were inspired by the natural and historic beauty Bedford and Westchester County have to offer while maintaining the level of sophistication that has come to be expected by the R&C brand.

What is unique about your property?

Bedford Post is nestled in front of 14 acres in Westchester, NY, less than an hour from Manhattan and just minutes away from the historic village of Bedford. Our backyard is blanketed with hiking trails and riding trails, and come spring, a Zen garden. The house was built in the Dutch Colonial style by American patriot Col. Lewis McDonald, and is one of only three that remain in Bedford today. The property is a quiet retreat for those wishing to escape the hassles of everyday life and simply relax, and provides the opportunity for people to get out and enjoy what the nature of Westchester has to offer. /p>

What was important about having Frette in your property?

As a luxury property, we want to provide our guests with luxury amenities.

How does the Frette product add to the design of the hotel?

It is elegant and allows our guests to feel relaxed and comfortable in all seasons.

What are the most important decorative elements in your hotel?

The goal of our hotel is to make all travelers from different backgrounds feel comfortable and at home while they stay with us. Our elements are eloquent while cozy, and modern with a natural feel in our historic structure.

What are your three most important elements when designing a bedroom/room?

Comfort, luxury, relaxation.

What does it feel like to wrap yourself in Frette?

Wrapping yourself in Frette is like wrapping your body if your favourite season for the first time; comforting, happy, bliss.

How do you define luxury?

Catering to the needs of individuals above all expectations.

If you only have 72 hours in Bedford what would you recommend doing or seeing?

Hiking, horseback riding, dining, local historic tours, wine tours.

What's your favorite restaurant in Bedford?

Campagna and the Barn.