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Riverhead New York Accommodations

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The Riverhead center is approximately 7 miles east of Grumman F 14 Tomcat and 8 miles north of Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center.

Riverhead, New York, is on the north shore of Long Island. It has four different beaches that are open all year. The town was created in 1792, and it gets its name from its location on the mouth of the Peconic River at Peconic Bay. Farmers have lived in Riverhead for hundreds of years, and you can tour local wineries or visit a farmers' market for fresh produce. You can also find luxury resorts, economical places to stay, and great deals on rooms with plenty of features near Riverhead. When you find the right hotel for you and your family, you can enjoy everything this friendly town has to offer. More from this guide...

Riverhead Hotels & Accommodations

Hyatt Place Long Island East End - Riverhead 451 East Main St., Riverhead, NY 11901
  • 3-star hotel
  • 5 floors in hotel
  • Fantastic service
  • Fantastic staff
From$307
Very Good 4.5 /5Hotel Reviews Call
Holiday Inn Express East End
+1-800-230-4134
1707 Old Country Rd., Riverhead, NY 11901
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
From$69
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews Call
Hilton Garden Inn : 2038 Old Country Rd. 2038 Old Country Rd., Riverhead, NY 11901
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • 114 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Cheap breakfasts
  • Excellent facility
From$109
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score Call
Hotel Indigo East End 1830 West Main St., Riverhead, NY 11901
  • 4-star Suburban property
  • Check in: 3:00PM
  • Most guests found the restaurant service to be one of the best
  • The price was too high for 90%
From$79
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews Call
Bowen's by The Bays in Hampton Bays 177 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays, NY 11946 ~7.03 miles southeast of Riverhead
  • Affordable property
  • Check in time: 3pm
Bayview Resort - Hampton Bays 53 West Tiana Rd., Hampton Bays, NY 11946 ~7.12 miles southeast of Riverhead
  • 3 star Oceanfront hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
The Grassmere Inn : 7 Beach Lane 7 Beach Lane, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978 ~8.07 miles south of Riverhead
  • Affordable property
  • World class service
  • About half of guests thought they were poorly maintained
The Inn & Spa at East Wind
+1-800-997-5149
5720 Route 25a, Wading River, NY 11792 ~8.75 miles west of Riverhead
  • 4-star Suburban hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Great room
  • Great wedding venue
The Bentley Southampton - Southampton 161 Hills Station Rd., Southampton, NY 11968 ~9.93 miles east of Riverhead
  • Two star Highway hotel
  • 38 rooms in property
Southampton Cottages - Southampton
+1-800-230-4134
35 Shrubland Rd., Southampton, NY 11968 ~10.47 miles east of Riverhead
  • Four star property
  • Check in: 4 pm
The Hamlet Inn in Southampton
+1-800-997-5148
300 Montauk Highway, Southampton, NY 11968 ~10.92 miles east of Riverhead
  • 3-star property
  • Thorough check in
  • Bathroom could be optimized
Atlantic Hotel 1655 County Rd. 39, Southampton, NY 11968 ~12.61 miles east of Riverhead
  • 3 star Golf Course property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • Clean pool area
  • Staff was friendly and accommodating
Southampton Inn 91 Hill St., Southampton, NY 11968 ~13.70 miles east of Riverhead
  • Midscale Resort hotel
  • Check in time: 4:00 PM
  • Hard chair
  • Free breakfast
The Capri
+1-800-881-1523
281 County Rd., Southampton, NY 11968 ~13.85 miles east of Riverhead
  • Affordable Resort hotel
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • Value for money could be better
  • Honest hotel
Springhill Suites Brookhaven 2 Sawgrass Dr., Bellport, NY 11713 ~17.52 miles west of Riverhead
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • 4 floors in hotel
From$129
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews Call
Shelter Island House in Shelter Island Heights 11 Stearns Point Rd., Shelter Island Heights, NY 11965 ~18.26 miles northeast of Riverhead
  • High end Beach property
  • 2 floors in property
Comfort Inn Medford : 2695a Route 112
+1-888-690-5281
2695a Route 112, Medford, NY 11763 ~19.44 miles west of Riverhead
  • Cheap Suburban property
  • 3 meeting rooms in hotel
Fairfield Inn by Marriott Medford Long Island 2695 Route 112, Medford, NY 11763 ~19.50 miles west of Riverhead
  • Inexpensive Suburban hotel
  • Shuttle from airport available
  • Very close proximity to shopping
  • Restaurants nearby
From$89
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews Call
Hampton Inn Brookhaven in Farmingville 2000 North Ocean Ave., Farmingville, NY 11738 ~20.58 miles west of Riverhead
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • 6 floors in property
Forever Bungalows in Sag Harbor 765 Rt 114, Sag Harbor, NY 11963 ~20.60 miles east of Riverhead
  • Mid-scale hotel
  • 4 suites in property
Ramada Plaza Long Island Macarthur Airport 1730 North Ocean Ave., Holtsville, NY 11742 ~20.62 miles west of Riverhead
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 2 suites
  • Bathroom needs cleaning
  • Loud music
From$88
Average 3.0 /5Reviews Call
Danfords Hotel & Marina in Port Jefferson 25 East Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777 ~21.81 miles west of Riverhead
  • 3-star Oceanfront hotel
  • Check in time: 4:00pm
  • Private balcony overlooking the water
  • Wonderful sightseeing
From$109
Very Good 4.0 /5Hotel Reviews Call
Herodion Hotel
+1-888-283-3404
4 Rovertou Galli St., Athens, 11742 Greece ~21.82 miles west of Riverhead
  • Four star Downtown hotel
  • 4 suites in hotel
From$202
Very Good 4.5 /5Hotel Reviews Call
Residence Inn by Marriott 25 Middle Ave., Holtsville, NY 11742 ~22.46 miles west of Riverhead
  • Three Star Highway property
  • Free breakfast
From$179
Very Good 4.0 /5Guest Reviews Call
Holiday Inn Express Stonybrook - Centereach 3131 Nesconset Highway, Centereach, NY 11720 ~23.37 miles west of Riverhead
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • 6 suites in hotel
From$129
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews Call
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When to Visit Riverhead, NY

The best time to visit Riverhead is in summer when the weather is sunny and warm and you can enjoy the local beaches. However, hotel rates are also higher in summer, and rooms are harder to find. You should make your reservations as soon as possible to get the best rooms for the lowest prices. There are lots of fun events in summer, like the Polish Town Street Fair on the third weekend in August. It celebrates the contributions of the large number of Polish immigrants to the area with American and Polish music, a Polish dance festival, arts and crafts, Polish food, Polish imports, and more.

For better deals on hotels, you can see Riverhead in late spring or early fall. The weather is still nice, but prices are lower. In early September, visit the Hallockville Fall Festival and Craft Show for an old-fashioned country fair. Over 50 artisans and vendors sell local, homemade jewelry, woodcrafts, art, jams and jellies, baked goods, clothing, candles, and more. There's also a tractor pull, a model railroad, a vegetable expo, live music, and children's activities. You can also go on a guided tour of the 1765 Homestead, the 1931 Cichanowicz Farmhouse, and the Homestead Barn. The Hallockville Museum Farm is a Riverhead Town Landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Riverhead, NY:

seasonality of hotel rates in Riverhead

Riverhead by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean nightly cost trends by star rating class in Riverhead, NY. You can use these charts to determine the cheapest months to book a room in Riverhead for your upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in Riverhead, NY

4 Star Average Prices: $246.43

There are several great luxury hotels where you can relax in Riverhead. Hotel Indigo East End is near Tanger Outlet Center, Splish Splash Water Park, and Riverhead Raceway. The rooms have iPod docking stations, flat-screen cable TVs, beds with down comforters and Egyptian cotton sheets, hardwood floors and area rugs, complimentary wired and wireless internet access, and designer toiletries.

Additional amenities include a spa, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center, a 24-hour business center, free shuttle service, free newspapers in the lobby, a restaurant with a picnic area and bar, and 8,500 square feet of conference space with a meeting room. Pets are welcome for a fee, and microwaves are available for a fee as well.

Hyatt Place Long Island East End is on the Peconic River next to Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center and just a few minutes away from Suffolk Theater. Many rooms have beautiful views of the harbor, and some also have separate living areas. They all have refrigerators, cable LCD TVs, complimentary wireless internet access, desks, and free newspapers. The hotel also offers an outdoor pool, an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, a 24-hour business center, dry cleaning and laundry service, a picnic area with a barbecue grill, a restaurant, two bars and another poolside bar, a coffee shop, and free breakfast.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Riverhead

Affordable Hotel Options in Riverhead, NY

3 Star Average Prices: $191.41

It's easy to find an affordable hotel near Riverhead. Rodeway Inn Macarthur Airport is about half an hour away from Riverhead in Ronkonkoma, near Connetquot River State Park and Bethpage Ballpark. The rooms have refrigerators, microwaves, complimentary wireless internet access, cable TVs, and coffee makers. There's also a fitness center, a business center, a gift shop, and free continental breakfast. Kids 18 years old and younger can stay with their parents free.

Upsky Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge is also about half an hour away from Riverhead. It's close to the beach and Stonebridge Golf Links and Country Club. The rooms feature refrigerators, cable LCD TVs, free wired and wireless internet access, game consoles, desks, free weekday newspapers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

You can also enjoy an indoor pool, a fitness center, a gift shop, a free area shuttle, a restaurant, a bar, limo or town car service, a 24-hour front desk with multilingual staff, a pool or billiards table, and dry cleaning or laundry services. The hotel also has over 6,000 square feet of conference space and meeting rooms. Pets are allowed for an extra fee and children 18 and under can stay with their parents free.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Riverhead

2 Star Average Prices: $87.22

Which Riverhead hotels have real discounts?

If you choose the right hotel, you can take advantage of excellent discounts during your trip to Riverhead. Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Long Island-East End is close to Riverhead Raceway, Tanger Outlet Center, and Safari Adventure. Active members of the military and government employees traveling on official business, seniors 62 and older, AARP members, and AAA members can all get special discounts. Groups that use 10 or more rooms can even save up to 60 percent.

Holiday Inn Express Long Island-East End offers flat-screen satellite TVs, pillowtop beds with down comforters and Egyptian cotton sheets, free wired and wireless internet access, game consoles, designer toiletries, and hair dryers. There's also a heated outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, a free breakfast buffet, a fireplace in the lobby, a picnic area, a business center, dry cleaning and laundry services, wedding services, and 2,000 square feet of conference space with four meeting rooms. Pets are welcome for an extra fee.

Hilton Garden Inn Riverhead is next to Tanger Outlet Center and close to the Splish Splash Water Park. AAA members can save up to 5 percent on weekdays and 10 percent on weekends. AARP members and seniors 65 and older can save up to 10 percent on any day. Members of the military, veterans, and their families also qualify for a special discount. You can save up to 40 percent if you're part of a group using 10 rooms or more, and children 18 or younger can stay with their parents free.

This hotel features refrigerators, microwaves, satellite LCD TVs, hypoallergenic pillows, free wired and wireless internet access, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. You can also enjoy an indoor pool, a spa tub, an outdoor fireplace, a fitness center, a hair salon, a 24-hour convenience store, a restaurant, a bar, a coffee shop, a 24-hour business center, free newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning and laundry services, and 1,000 square feet of conference space and meeting rooms.

Best Value Options in Riverhead, NY

To get the best value for your money, choose a midrange hotel in Riverhead's suburbs. The Inn And Spa At East Wind is about 10 miles from the center of the city, close to Wildwood State Park and Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard. The rooms in this romantic retreat have complimentary wireless internet access, cable TVs, safes, desks, jetted bathtubs, and designer toiletries. Some rooms have separate living areas and antique furniture.

Additional features include a full-service spa, a health club, a hair salon, an indoor pool, dry cleaning and laundry service, a gift shop, a restaurant, a bar, a 24-hour business center, a 24-hour front desk with multilingual staff, limo or town car service, and free newspapers in the lobby. There's also 30,000 square feet of conference space and meeting rooms, and wedding services are available.

The Grassmere Inn is a bed and breakfast that's also about 10 miles from the middle of Riverhead. It's near the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center and Cupsogue County Park. The cozy, charming rooms have complimentary wireless internet access and cable TVs. Other features include outdoor tennis courts, childcare, and barbecue grills.

Top Riverhead, NY Attractions

No matter where you decide to stay in Riverhead, you'll be close to many of the town's top attractions. You can go biking, hiking, kayaking, or canoeing. You can also visit the Riverhead Raceway for NASCAR racing, demolition derbies, and more. At Tanger Outlet Center you can get discounts on brand name clothing, jewelry, electronics, toys, and more.

According to the Travel Channel, Splish Splash Water Park is one of the best water parks in America. The huge park has exciting rides and slides, relaxing wave pools and rivers, and several restaurants and food stands. Long Island Aquarium has lots of interesting indoor and outdoor exhibits. You can learn about underwater life as well as alligators, primates, birds, butterflies and other insects, otters, penguins, sea lions, seals, and more.

Riverhead is a perfect destination for a family vacation or a relaxing romantic getaway. It's tough to see everything in this fun town in one trip, but you can enjoy great entertainment, fine dining, and beautiful scenery no matter where you decide to stay. Riverhead has amazing luxury resorts, good deals on unique mid-range retreats, and lower cost hotel options so that anyone can find a place that's right for them and their budget.

Verified reviews of the city: Riverhead, NY

Below are reviews of the city of Riverhead, NY from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Great Location"
Score 4.0 / 5

We were visiting and staying in the city for a wedding. The city looks great and promising, and we will definitely return to see more attractions.

Betsy M., from 15-Aug-2015
The average traveler rating of the city of Riverhead, NY shown above is 4.0 out of 5 based on 1 reviews
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