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History of the House

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The Harbor Rose Bed and Breakfast is an historic home that was built in 1849 and served as the rectory to St. John’s Church until 1936. The Harbor Rose Bed and Breakfast is located in the heart of Cold Spring Harbor; it features water views and is adjacent to State hiking trails.

At The Harbor Rose Bed and Breakfast, we consistently deliver a unique lodging experience, in a peaceful, eco-friendly resort setting, where our guests are greeted with warmth, appreciated, and treated better than family! We only ask that you communicate your desires and we will do our best to assist in every way. The entire house features several sitting areas to relax and enjoy. You will often find the Innkeeper in the kitchen after 9:00 pm, and if you arrive late, you may be offered an organic vegan bowl of soup and/or a seasonal salad.

The Harbor Rose B & B is located at the western edge of historic Cold Spring Harbor Village and less than one mile from Huntington Village (voted Best Village on Long Island 5 years running). The area features 87 restaurants, mostly owned by chefs! Rich in history, there are many historic sites, abundant unique retail, live entertainment venues including the Paramount Theater, parks, beaches and waterfront venues. Walk to the Cold Spring Harbor Labs, St Johns Historic Church, several nature conservatories, and the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery.

Enjoy the local beaches and water sports, museums, parks, hiking and biking trails, festivals, and boutique shopping. Request our area guidebook to assist in planning your visit.

The Harbor Rose Bed and Breakfast is minutes from the Vanderbilt Planetarium and Teddy Roosevelt’s summer home. The Long Island Railroad is only one mile away to whisk you to Manhattan in a mere 50 minutes.

All guest rooms feature free local and long distance calls, wireless Internet and luxurious 1500 TC Egyptian cotton linens. There is a purified water system for the entire establishment and in-room bottled drinking water. We offer a 24-hour Business Center, and a self-serve assortment of tea, coffee, hot chocolate, wine, organic fruit and other treats is located in the front hall.

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