The Mill House Inn
31 North Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937

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Price Range: $250 - $1075

The Mill House Inn is a 1790 colonial bed & breakfast inn located in one of the world's most beautiful ocean villages - East Hampton, NY. Open 365 days a year the Mill House is situated on a residential street in the heart of the village, just steps from world-class shops, galleries, restaurants and theatres, within walking distance of the ocean beach and a short drive to all of the Hamptons¿ myriad attractions including wine tasting, fishing, sailing, kayaking, surfing, golf, tennis, hiking and horseback riding. Or just relax on the beach and dream¿ At the Mill House Inn we take pride in assuring that your visit to the Hamptons remains a treasured memory and that you will find yourself wishing to return often. The common space in the hotel has cozy leather couches, mica lights and antique country furniture. The front porch on North Main Street is a lovely place to sip lemonade while gazing at the Old Hook Mill across the street and watching the world go by. Relax in super comfortable Baldwin Adirondack chairs on the bluestone patio under the sprawling maple tree in the inn¿s back garden and experience the essence of Hampton serenity.
Our goal at The Mill House Inn is to provide our guests with the finest lodging the area offers. To that end we have recently unveiled our spacious suites ¿ there¿s nothing like them in the Hamptons! All our suites have king beds, leather sleeper sofas and arm chairs, flat screen Sharp Aquos TVs, DVD players, Sony stereos, mulit-disc CD players and JBL speakers. Our suites all feature gas fireplaces and wet bars with refrigerator/freezers, microwave ovens and coffee makers. Our rooms and suites all have the finest amenities including extra thick cotton towels, 340 count linens, 100% down pillows & comforters and lofty featherbeds, hand made soaps and all natural toiletries, flat screen Sony televisions with cable & VCRs, telephones with voice mail, CD players, air conditioning, gas fireplaces and the list goes on & on! Our deluxe rooms have whirlpool baths.
At The Mill House Inn we serve a leisurely breakfast every morning, which our guests have proclaimed, ¿the best they have ever eaten". Chef-Owner Gary has created an extensive breakfast menu featuring his trademark ¿house-made five-spice, roasted garlic chicken sausage¿ and ¿bourbon, honey, thyme smoked salmon.¿ A word of caution: some menu items tend to be of dangerously large proportions. Upon request the kitchen may be coaxed to produce a breakfast of a more modest size! But we recommend you eat slowly, eat well and then take a long walk on the beach¿
As well as attracting sun-worshipers, honeymooners, artists, writers, carpenters, fishermen, farmers, filmmakers, famous people and paparazzi - the Hamptons have cast their spell on world-class chefs and restauranteurs. The restaurant scene here rivals those of major ¿food¿ cities and some of the finest East End eateries are within walking distance of The Mill House Inn. The dress code in the Hamptons is casual (wear blue jeans and a $500 shirt!) and the clientele is always an eclectic mix. Many of the best Hamptons restaurants are now open year-round, but their schedules and reservation policies vary widely. We are happy to advise you on the choices and make your dinner reservations. Some of our favorite restaurants include Della Femina¿s, The Laundry and Rowdy Hall. You might find us there - we usually eat at the bar since we never manage to make reservations for ourselves!
Local Attractions
Face it; no matter what else The Hamptons have to offer, it¿s the beaches that bring the crowds. If you¿re into crowds, Main Beach in East Hampton is the place to be. Bring the umbrella and the beach chairs and settle in for a day of fun in the sun. Got to have a hot dogs and a lobster roll¿ But if the scene is not your scene, just walk a few hundred feet up the beach and there will be no one casting a shadow on your tan. West of Main Beach is Georgica Beach from which you can see the very exclusive homes of folks like Martha Stuart and Steven Spielberg. For surfing, Ditch Plains in Montauk is the most popular beach. And of course there is the gay beach at Two Mile Hollow¿ But don¿t spend all your time on the ocean ¿ our bay and harbor beaches are spectacular, too. The water is calmer (good for swimming and paddling) and warmer (real nice in the early summer when the ocean is still icy). Maidstone Beach at the mouth of Three Mile Harbor gives you a good view of the boats coming & going. Louse Point juts out between Accabonac Harbor and Gardiner¿s Bay. The harbor is amazingly peaceful, dotted with small islands and Osprey nests on high platforms. In Napeague Harbor you have the choice of hiking along the beach or up to the Walking Dunes. Strong winds cause the dunes to move; as they ¿walk¿ they bury trees in their way. You can see the tree trunks that are slowly being covered by sand. It¿s worth getting sand in your shoes climbing to the top for 360º water views. Gin Beach, on the east side of the mouth of Montauk Harbor, recalls the bootlegging past of the East End. Legend has it that crates of hooch used to wash up on the shore¿
Of Special Interest
In addition to its beaches, the East End of Long Island is home to secluded freshwater ponds, pine forests with quiet nature trails, foggy mornings, lazy sunny days, blazing sunsets painted on the evening sky and star-filled nights. The soil is fertile and the climate is kept mild by the Gulf Stream waters. Playground for the rich and famous, a fisherman¿s fantasy, a vintner¿s paradise and an artist¿s inspiration, the historic ¿East End¿ has everything to offer in any season whether you are traveling to Long Island on a honeymoon or a family vacation, a business conference or a romantic getaway.
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TripAdvisor Ranking
#3 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in East Hampton
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Most Recent Traveler Reviews
Luxury escape
"A hidden gem with wonderful food and attention to detail. Freindly staff where nothing was too much and great location. We will definately return here for a mini break during the summer. more"
written Apr 12, 2024 by Lizzie H
Peaceful paradise
"A very pleasant property I have stayed here numerous times but not in past few years . Still fabulous , staff that truly aims to please , nothing is too much . We had suite 40 “americas cup.” more"
written Mar 20, 2024 by fellacher
Tired property with some pluses
"If it hadn’t been for the great location, friendliness of staff and very good breakfast I would have given this a 1 or 2 star rating. I reserved one of the lowest price rooms (still over $1000 more"
written Jul 29, 2023 by DanChicago
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