Andrew Wasserstein

The DeBruce

  • Where:
  • Why:Exploring the Catskills & catching up with friends.
  • When:August 2018
  • Who:Me & my best friend Marnie.
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The DeBruce We have arrived!

We have arrived!

The DeBruce The Great Room – take a seat and plan your day.

The Great Room – take a seat and plan your day.

The DeBruce Cozy up and grab a board game in The Conservatory.

Cozy up and grab a board game in The Conservatory.

The DeBruce Rub a dub dub, the signature clawfoot bathtub.

Rub a dub dub, the signature clawfoot bathtub.

The DeBruce Lounging away the afternoon by the backyard pool.

Lounging away the afternoon by the backyard pool.

The DeBruce Exploring the property’s 600-acres of land!

Exploring the property’s 600-acres of land!

The DeBruce Everywhere green, everywhere a dream.

Everywhere green, everywhere a dream.

The DeBruce The glass walled dining room overlooking the beautiful view.

The glass walled dining room overlooking the beautiful view.

The DeBruce Wowza, one of nine incredible courses from the chef’s tasting menu.

Wowza, one of nine incredible courses from the chef’s tasting menu.

The DeBruce Away from the city, but never too far with subway tile & Malin + Goetz.

Away from the city, but never too far with subway tile & Malin + Goetz.

The DeBruce The pure beauty of Catskills country.

The pure beauty of Catskills country.

The DeBruce Catching up on some much needed ZzZs.

Catching up on some much needed ZzZs.

Highs & Lows

  • The food program is next-level! The 9-course tasting menu & breakfast (included with your stay) were some of the best meals I’ve ever had. The chef was fully accommodating to my vegetarian diet.

  • The property is situated on sprawling private land and offers outdoorsy activities from hiking, to fly-fishing and pool lounging for every type of guest.

  • The town of Livingston Manor is just down the road for off-property hangs; artisanal eateries, breweries & shops.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Plastic Free

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 48/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Restored inn with renowned culinary experience.

  • Vibe

    Historic meets modern.

  • Location

    Catskills country, just a short drive to buzzing Main Street.

  • Rooms

    14

  • Music

    Jazz.

  • Year Opened

    2017

  • Designed By

    Foster Supply Hospitality

  • Health & Wellness

    No gym, but outdoor pool + on-site spa treatment room.

  • Restaurant

    In-house restaurant helmed by Chef Aksel Theilkuhl, with a rotating menu featuring fresh produce sourced from the property’s 600-acres and meat and dairy from local Sullivan County suppliers.

  • Bar

    The Club Room turns into a lively bar beginning at 5 PM & serves bites.

  • Minibar

    No

  • Children

    Leave ‘em at home.

  • Price

    Pricey, but with perks.

  • Website

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