News from The Roundtree, Amagansett
Close and Away: Stylish hotels from The Hamptons to Hong Kongopens in a new tab
The feel is completely residential - as if a friend with impeccible taste lent you their Hamptons hideaway for a few days (or weeks - you won't want to ever check out.)
The Best Hamptons Hotels and Homes to Book This Summeropens in a new tab
For a four-star hotel experience, head to The Roundtree. The interiors are warm and inviting, much like staying in a friend’s home without sacrificing any privacy.
Small Business Spotlight: The Roundtreeopens in a new tab
Lawyer-turned-hospitality entrepreneur Sylvia Wong delights in recreating memorable experiences from her travels.
The Best Hotels in the Hamptonsopens in a new tab
The Roundtree’s rolling lawn flows right into the corn crops of Amagansett’s Balsam Farm, making it feel equal parts country and beach escape. Stay in one of the guest rooms in the 100-year-old renovated barn, or opt for a cottage complete with its own outdoor stone patio. Located just off of Highway 27-A—and therefore, Amagansett's main town—you can simply walk a couple of feet on the sidewalk and find yourself among all the charming shops the hamlet has to offer.
11 Best Places to Travel in Septemberopens in a new tab
Visitors flock to eastern Long Island’s small towns and beaches during summer, but September is quieter and the warm weather remains.
A Day at the Beach, Night on the Town Summer Escape in New Yorkopens in a new tab
From the sights and sounds of Manhattan to the bliss and beauty of the Hamptons, discover the best of both worlds this summer with the new Sea to City Summer Escape offered at Baccarat Hotel New York and The Roundtree, Amagansett. The seasonal adventure, available from Thursday, May 25 through Monday, September 4, 2023, includes two evenings at each luxurious hotel enhanced by a curated selection of exclusive offerings.
‘I’m a Lawyer-Turned-Hotelier—Here’s How My Passion for Culture, Travel, and Tradition Led Me to My True Calling’opens in a new tab
For Sylvia Wong, the founder of The Roundtree, Amagansett, creating a welcoming home away from home for guests is her number one priority.
The Hamptons Guideopens in a new tab
The Roundtree may be a newish addition to the Hamptons’ hotel scene, but the building itself dates back to the 17th century. Every detail at this meticulously restored property is a nostalgic nod to what we all imagine the Hamptons was like way back when. Traditional clapboard, working fireplaces, brown shingled barns, and a proper s’mores station come nightfall all contribute to a laidback, comfortable vibe...
Where to Eat, Sleep and Explore in the Hamptons Whether It's Summer or Winteropens in a new tab
The Roundtree! The 15-room boutique hotel in Amangansett just opened this past summer and it’s ideal for a family-friendly getaway. There are cozy cottages and spacious suites with in-room cell phone sanitizing stations, an expansive lawn fit for bocce and s’mores by the bonfire, plus complimentary fresh-baked cookies in the afternoon. It’s also within walking distance to tons of cute shops and restaurants in town and they offer free Uber shuttles to and from the beach—five minutes away...
The 15 Best Hotels in the Hamptonsopens in a new tab
This minimalist-leaning boutique hotel has a variety of room types to cater to groups, including one- and two-bedroom cottages and a three-bedroom, five-bath gem of a beach house (formerly owned by the playwright Neil Simon, no less). Nightly s'mores and popcorn around its campfires welcome you back after a day at the beach.
New York Summer Getaway Package Offers Best Of Two Worldsopens in a new tab
Two legendary boutique hotels have teamed up to offer guests the best of both worlds: A city stay in New York City coupled with a stay in the Hamptons.
Recognized as a Travel + Leisure It List Hotel, this “low-key luxury” property offers luxury amenities and personal service.
12 Chic Spots Around the World for Digital Nomads to Work (and Live)opens in a new tab
There is hardly a more popular summer spot for New Yorkers than the Hamptons. That said, quite a few of the charming beach towns—namely, Amagansett—actually make a decent case for winter retreats at typical summer destinations. And for anyone who doesn’t spend their weekdays in a high-rise office, check into one of The Roundtree, Amagansett’s five standalone cottages for a stylish package the hoteliers are calling Workcation. And yes, it’s exactly what it sounds like.
The Roundtree Culinary Series Brings Top NYC Chefs to Amagansettopens in a new tab
The Roundtree in Amagansett is launching its first-ever culinary series this January and February while hosting top chefs and restaurants from Manhattan for a winter-long pop-up experienc
From Montauk to Amagansett, 9 Hamptons Hotels That Still Have Vacancies This Summeropens in a new tab
Situated on two acres between the Atlantic and a historic farmstead, The Roundtree, Amagansett, which opened in June 2020, is making up for lost time this summer. The charming boutique hotel features 15 guest rooms and suites that celebrate minimalism and organic materials, plus five private cottages, one of which is more than 250 years old...
I fell in love with a Hamptons hotel — so I bought it. Here's my advice for those looking to pursue their passion
I wanted to create a hotel that captures the essence of luxury travel. To me, that's understated luxury and bespoke service...I place full trust in the team on site that gives our guests the experience I'd always envisioned.
The Future of Hotels Is Female — and These 6 Hoteliers Are Changing the Gameopens in a new tab
Opening a hotel in the summer of 2020 may not have been ideal timing, but if ever a property was made for social distancing, it's the Roundtree. On two idyllic acres stand a series of shingled buildings—a classic style that has become synonymous with the East End of Long Island. Rolling lawns are dotted with Ping-Pong tables, firepits, and lounge chairs, and interiors have a soothing palette of natural wood and slate...
Where to Eat, Stay, and Play in the Hamptonsopens in a new tab
At the Roundtree, in Amagansett, find 10 guest rooms and five standalone cottages, as well as beach cruisers, evening s’mores, and morning yoga classes....
A Dog-Friendly Guide To The Hamptonsopens in a new tab
If you’re a hotel-goer, consider pampering your pooch at The Roundtree Amagansett. Special amenities include dog beds, water bowls, a welcome doggy treat, and a doggy towel to clean their paws after a day exploring the property’s two acres of land, and beyond....
Bungalows, tents, Airstreams: Safe vacation spots near NYC during COVID-19opens in a new tab
Happily, there’s no shortage of options that fit the bill for safer travel, from the recently opened Roundtree in Amagansett, boasting exterior entrances and accommodations fanned out over two acres...
Escape To The Hamptons For A Fall Weekend Getawayopens in a new tab
This 15-room boutique hotel features 5 stand-alone private cottages perfect for a secluded Hamptons getaway...The property just rolled out the Work Remotely at The Roundtree package to make a serene office space away from home with unlimited coffee, snacks and office supplies.
Fall deals at East End hotels and inns this seasonopens in a new tab
Guests staying at the Roundtree can also stay put and roast s’mores or enjoy an afternoon tea session. Canine guests also get top treatment, with dog beds, water bowls and a treat upon arrival
Where to Eat, Sleep and Explore in the Hamptons Whether It's Summer or Winteropens in a new tab
Amangansett’s newest residence is beyond dreamy—and ideal for getting away in style. The 15-room boutique hotel just opened a few months ago, so you know it’s a) clean b) COVID compliant. There’s even cell phone sanitizing stations in your personal quarters. Whether you’re looking for a new backdrop for working remotely (P.S. They offer complimentary standing desks and printers!) or homeschooling, The Roundtree is our #1 fall pick for couples and families alike.
This Adorable Hamptons Hotel Opened During the Pandemic and Was Made for Social Distancingopens in a new tab
The two-acre property, located only a one-mile bike ride away from the beach (the hotel has a set of very Instagrammable bike cruisers you can take out), is absolutely ideal for social distancing, where guests are given their own cottages ranging from studios to three bedrooms with private entries.
This Charming Hamptons Hotel Is Ideal For a Socially-Distant Summer Getawayopens in a new tab
As part of my due diligence, one night I asked several guests what they thought of the property. “It’s my favorite place I’ve ever stayed out here,” one said, summing up the general consensus.
I stayed at a new hotel during the pandemic. Here's what it was like.opens in a new tab
"My question going into the weekend was: How much different would my stay be compared with the hundreds of times I have stayed at hotels all over the world before? Not so much, as it turned out...it was like a stay at an upscale boutique hotel with excellent service and an ambiance of being at a treasured friend's home who goes out of her way to be hospitable and has fantastic taste."
What Luxury Hotel Stays Will Be Like After Coronavirus, From Check-in to Check-out (Video)opens in a new tab
As hotels cautiously reopen for the summer travel season, health and safety concerns are top of mind. Gifted with acres upon acres of land, sprawling luxury resorts — from wilderness retreats to private islands — provide plenty of space to feel comfortable without being crowded. And it’s these properties that are in an optimal position to lead the way.
This pandemic is now part of our storyopens in a new tab
Sylvia Wong’s background may be in law firms and multinational IT companies, but she had long searched for the perfect place to open a hotel. Never in those years had she imagined the doors flying open for the first time in the middle of a pandemic.
Travel Curator's Guide to the Hamptonsopens in a new tab
The Hamptons has long been the summer playground of the rich and famous, and today it’s also the home away from home to an eclectic melting pot of tastemakers, artists, writers, designers, artisanal chefs, surfers, and Manhattan’s cool crowd.
Here are the Hotels Offering Buyouts this Summeropens in a new tab
With many U.S. states and countries around the world relaxing lockdown restrictions, people are wondering when—and how—it will be safe to travel again. And though many want to get back out into the world, social distancing will be the norm for months—if not years—to come. Experts like Misty Belles, managing director of global communications for the luxury travel advisor network Virtuoso, believe that in the post-coronavirus world privacy will be one of the most sought-after amenities.
Amagansett is a luxury short trip for New Yorkersopens in a new tab
The first time the gal headed by train east of New York’s Grand Central Station to Amagansett, the penultimate stop before Montauk, the furthest tip of Long Island, it seemed to take all day (or at least four hours) – but it is such a pleasant ride, with great views along the way as you progress along area known as The Hamptons. Amagansett, what a marvellous name, culled by its first settlers, in the 1680s, from the Montaukett name for ‘place of good water’, apparently for a water source near what today is Indian Wells beach.
Where to go for the best in social distant luxury this summeropens in a new tab
Most of us are feeling pent up, trapped and twitchy right about now, which is why many are searching online for destinations that offer safe (and sanitized) luxury with a focus on ample space to be socially distant.
Hamptons Hotels and Inns Opening Following Coronavirus Shutdownopens in a new tab
Many hotels and inns across the Hamptons are preparing to open after being shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to Governor Andrew Cuomo, the statewide shutdown will end on Friday, May 15th.
The Roundtree Springs Up in Amagansettopens in a new tab
To some, it was known at Gansett Green Manor, a stalwart from an era gone by that maintained a robust business as a popular wedding venue. Come last July, it found new ownership in Sylvia Wong and the WTI Inc. real estate group, who acquired the property for $6.175 million. Now, after six months of updating, the property plans to opens its doors on June 1 as The Roundtree.
How Hotels are Adapting to New Needs in a New Eraopens in a new tab
Lately travelers have been lengthening their trips, whether to accommodate an in-destination quarantine or simply to savor some time away from home. And creative properties are going the extra mile to help guests settle in safely. The Roundtree, Amagansett, a revamped and rebranded hotel with 10 rooms and five private cottages in the Hamptons, will pick up groceries — and grab local takeout for guests, too.