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5 Incredibly Stylish Hamptons Hotels
June 2016

“Cape Resorts’ Curtis Bashaw and his interior designer sister Colleen have transformed Baron’s Cove into a chic see-and-be-seen destination with 67 spacious guestrooms decorated a distinctly nautical theme. The property features a homey porch outfitted with rocking chairs, a lively lobby bar and lounge, a tennis court, a pool and complimentary beach amenities…”

The 50 Best Hotels in the World
November 2016

“Just a ten-minute stroll from Sag Harbor’s Main Street, the 67-room Baron’s Cove sports a fresh, but not overwrought nautical design – guest rooms, turned towards either the village or harbor, are decked out in cool shades of blue, gray and white, some with private terraces overlooking the water. Stake out a seat beneath an oversized umbrella by the pool, or take advantage of the hotel’s complimentary beach shuttle service, and make sure to book a table at the restaurant’s second floor deck – why not relish a view of the water, along with that buttery lobster roll?”

End of the Road
August 2016

“Call it a comeback. After a total overhaul of the storied 1960’s hotel that housed visiting creative like Jackson Pollack and John Steinbeck, the 67 room Baron’s Cove reopened in 2015. Part idyllic Americana, part beach house of your dreams, it invites the sitting and sipping inherent to the East End; admiring yachts from porch-side Adirondack chairs; taking in a sundowner by the outside fireplace; enjoying a scotch in the lobby lounge, wrapped in pineapple print wallpaper. Rooms get thoroughly Sag nautical maps, anchor pillows and hotel burgee flags, but the place to see and be seen is the corner table overlooking the water in the second floor dining room (get the sea scallops).”

Beach House Designer Picks
July 2016

“AMERICAN DREAMER: “I love a healthy mix of old and new,” says Colleen Bashaw who recently designed the interiors at Baron’s Cove. “It gives a sense of heritage””


June 2016

“A charming and lively Inn [Baron’s Cove] boasts waterfront views in Sag Harbor .. A chic, nautical design pays homage to Sag Harbor’s seafaring history.”


October 2016

“A lesson in bare-foot elegance, the hotel’s 67 rooms are decked out in calming neutrals and whaling prints – a hint of the area’s past – and boast beds so large, and ludicrously comfortable, that you are likely to lose your companion… As well as the pool, which remains warm well out of season, there’s a tennis court, in-room spa service and regular barbecues on the front lawn. The hotel’s real piece de resistance is its restaurant, popular with guests and locals alike.”

Ditching Honky-Tonk for Chic
August 2015

“The results of the upgrade – overseen by hotelier Curtis Bashaw and his designer sister, Colleen Bashaw – are ravishing. The bar in the newly built two-story restaurant adjacent to the property has leather chairs, a wide fireplace, and a bounty of seafaring kitch that brings to mind what Herman Melville might have configured if he’d had a robber baron’s wealth. A front porch with rocking chairs overlooking the Sag Harbor Cove marina offers prime sunset views…. Snag a table on the [restaurant] balcony overlooking the water, order a shrimp cocktail, a filet mignon and a good bottle of cabernet from the well-appointed wine list (assembled by noted oenophile, Jay McInerney), and you’re in for a whale of a good time at Baron’s Cove.”

Yankee Dandies
July 2015

“John Steinbeck, Jackson Pollock, and Art Garfunkel all visited this 1960s Hamptons mainstay. After a top-to-toe renovation, the small, clubby hotel has a new pool with views of the marina and 67 rooms redone by interior designer, Colleen Bashaw, decked out with framed whaling maps and nautical-striped rugs. Better still, there’s a dedicated shuttle to whisk you down to the beach.”

Americana of the Hamptons
June 2015

“The newly renovated Baron’s Cove in Sag Harbor evokes the old-time feel of 18th-century hospitality….. At Baron’s Cove, which opened in Sag Harbor in May, Curtis Bashaw and his sister, interior designer sister Colleen Bashaw, have created a two-story space (lobby bar downstairs, restaurant upstairs) that knows exactly what it wants to be: the living room of Sag Harbor, with an 18th-century, maritime accent. The room feels like sherry and port at 4 pm.”

Insiders Top 10 Guide to the Hamptons
July 2015

“Following a two-year renovation, this new resort on the water in Sag Harbor village boasts myriad plush comforts. It has crisp modern rooms, some with private gardens or balconies overlooking the harbor; the grounds feature a saltwater pool, tennis court, and spa; and the second-floor terrace restaurant has a contemporary American menu by chef Matty Boudreau (formerly of Vine Street). It may not be your own front porch, but you can still enjoy a cocktail in one of the many rocking chairs on theirs.”

A trio of reinvented retreats brings a long-overdue option to the Hamptons holiday
July 2015

“A swimming pool, a lounge, and a restaurant helmed by Matthew Boudreau (formerly of London’s Cru) add resort-style amenities rarely found in Hamptons hotels.”

Restaurant Shuffle
May 2015

“You can’t get any more classic American than Cape Resorts Baron’s Cove. The new two-story eatery plays off the docks across the street very well. Dark wood flooring throughout and a wood-burning fireplace on each floor lends a clubby feel. The first floor bar and lounge area is strewn with couches and comfy chairs and will extend to the outdoors and serve small plates down the road. Meanwhile, the upstairs dining room, decorated with yachting flags and contrasting white ceiling beams, just opened. Executive chef Matty Boudreau, last seen in the kitchen of Shelter Island’s Vine Street Cafe, is serving up simple American fare like shrimp cocktail, lobster salad, scallops, steaks and chicken.”

The Most Exciting New Seafood Dishes at Hamptons Restaurants
June 2015

“Seafood lovers will rejoice over the shrimp- and herbed-stuffed lobster tail [at the Restaurant at Baron’s Cove]. Pieces of Gulf white shrimp mix with succulent lobster meat, over which a buttery herb-infused crème fraîche and garlic confit is drizzled. The ingredients are fresh and the combination delicious.”

The Baron of Baron’s Cove
June 2015

“At Baron’s Cove there is more than a hint of the new…. But there are also nods to the past, culinarily speaking. Sea maps and charts similar to those used by whalers in days of yore, adorn the walls of one of the dining rooms. Oenophiles can select from an extensive list of rare vintage offerings, curated by wine enthusiast and Water Mill resident, Jay McInerney. And then there’s the tapioca pudding, a truly old-fashioned favorite, which has made its way onto the dessert selections.”

Interior Designer Colleen Bashaw Shares The Beautiful New Baron’s Cove
May 2015

“Situated both on the harbor and a just short walk from Main Street, Baron’s Cove has the unique ability to be a quiet, intimate, and accessible place to stay anytime of year. The Hotel features sixty-seven charming village & harbor facing rooms and suites with plush bedding. Dog-friendly rooms are available for guests who travel with their pampered pets. Family friendly amenities include the harbor side heated saltwater pool, tennis court, fitness studio, spa services, complimentary beach service with transportation. An onsite concierge can help you take full advantage of the hotel and all there is to do in the Sag Harbor area.”