Hotels that achieve the prestigious Gold Award represent the top 10% of hotels within each Choice brand. The awards are based on a ranking system that measures guest satisfaction, product quality, room condition and cleanliness, and staff service. These properties have a proven track record of providing exceptional guest service and facilities.
Vassar College is a private liberal arts college in Poughkeepsie. This university was originally founded as a women's college, but became co-ed in 1969. Sites to see include a large library, an arboretum and stunning Gothic architecture.