You don’t need to travel far to find luxury in the Hudson Valley.
When it comes to elegant getaways filled with indulgent meals and top-of the-line amenities, the Hudson River region is the perfect setting. Don’t believe us? Just visit The Opus, Westchester, the contemporary lifestyle hotel in White Plains that feels like it’s a world away.
Located in the heart of Westchester County, the Marriott Autograph Collection hotel (formerly the home of the Ritz Carlton New York) is just as ideal for visitors to White Plains as it is for Hudson Valleyites who crave an unforgettable staycation. Not only is it in walking distance to the White Plains train station and the city’s thriving dining and shopping scene, but it’s also only 35 minutes by train from New York City, making it perfect for anyone who wants to day trip to the Big Apple but spend the night in the Hudson Valley.
From the start, The Opus, Westchester strikes the eye. Stepping through the rotating doorway reveals a gilded lobby the likes of which would make Jay Gatsby feel right at home. Sophistication oozes from every corner, with striking pops of color in the lobby and lounge tempered by elegant gray walls and sophisticated metallic accents.
Heading up, elevators take guests to rooms that embody luxury and comfort. The Opus, Westchester offers three styles of rooms, with 146 total rooms, so there’s an option for everyone. Starting with the Deluxe rooms, these are perfect for couples or business travelers who want to unwind in elegance. Each room delights with floor-to-ceiling windows and HD TVs with streaming services, along with Italian Sferra linens on the beds. In the spacious marble bathrooms, a separate shower, soaking tub, and dual sinks make it easy to relax after a day exploring or working.
For guests who crave more space, the Premier rooms offer the same amenities of the Deluxe rooms, with additional square footage that’s perfect for anyone planning a longer stay. Like in the Deluxe rooms, all Premier rooms also feature a large office desk, blackout drapes, and a Nespresso coffee maker. Of course, for the ultimate experience, the Suites at The Opus, Westchester are the way to go. The epitome of luxury, the 38 Suites offer an ample amount of space, with the perfect combination of comfort and luxury that makes everything from spending the night to working to entertaining on one’s own or with family or friends an unforgettable experience.
The rooms might be the main attraction at The Opus, Westchester, but they’re far from the only one. For fitness aficionados, an elevator ride to the top of the hotel brings guests to the 24-hour fitness studio and the rooftop indoor swimming pool with views of the White Plains skyline beyond.
And did we mention the dining experience? The Opus, Westchester is a must for foodies, with not one, but three culinary destinations onsite. During happy hour, The Opus Lobby Lounge is the place to go for bespoke cocktails in a Gilded Era environment. The bar serves drinks, light bites, and dinner during the evenings, then switches gears to serve an optional paid breakfast bar in the mornings. Of course, for anyone who would rather dine in the comfort of their room, the hotel’s room service dishes up farm-to-table bites for breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well.
On the ground floor, BLT Steak White Plains tempts hotel visitors and Hudson Valley locals alike, thanks to its mouthwatering menu that revolves around steakhouse fare like NY strip, filet mignon, and Kansas City steaks, not to mention roasted salmon and rack of lamb. The cocktails and wine menu at BLT Steak are just as delectable, with house cocktails changing seasonally and vino offerings largely of the Californian and Italian varietals.
For a truly unforgettable dinner at The Opus, Westchester, look no further than Kanopi. Accessible via a dedicated elevator inside the hotel lobby and lounge area, Kanopi gives new meaning to fine dining in Westchester County. After taking the ride up (and ogling the views of the city through the glass elevator windows), diners can take a seat at one of the restaurant’s five tables – yes, five – for a meal they won’t soon forget. Chef Anthony Gonçalves takes food lovers through a tasting menu that evokes a culinary journey through Portugal. Ingredients are a beautiful mix of Hudson Valley produce, farm-raised meat, and wild-caught seafood with thoughtful Portuguese touches. For oenophiles, the wine pairings available with each dinner menu add depth and dimension to the experience while introducing tasters to the nuances of the Portuguese wine scene. Plus, did we mention the view? Each table lets diners overlook the magnificent White Plains skyline while savoring the courses from start to finish.
In addition to overnights, wellness, and dining, The Opus, Westchester is also a go-to venue for events and meetings in the Hudson Valley. For businesses, the hotel offers multiple breakout rooms ranging from smaller meeting areas to at 6,100-sq-ft Grand Ballroom that can fit 350 guests and a 2,357-sq-ft Gallery with floor-to-ceiling windows. As for events, the hotel is equally amenable to wedding receptions, birthday dinners, and gala events alike. With multiple spaces from which to choose, plus catering available for every size of event, The Opus, Westchester is a top pick for celebrations and meetings in the region.
So, are you ready for your next Hudson Valley vacation? Whether you’re in the mood for relaxation and wellness, fine dining, or city explorations, The Opus, Westchester awaits.
The Opus, Westchester
3 Renaissance Square, White Plains