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Straus Center - Frost Valley YMCA

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21 Straus Ln, Claryville, NY 12725-5273
+1 845-985-2291
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Had a pre-arranged tour of Julius Forstmann's Mansion on site

We called ahead for a tour of the mansion. They were very helpful and set the time and date that... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
New York
Large YMCA resort.

Frost Valley is very picturesque and a beautiful place to stay. Frost Valley YMCA includes a few... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
New Jersey
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25 Sep 2016
“Had a pre-arranged tour of Julius Forstmann's Mansion on site”
30 Jul 2016
“Large YMCA resort.”
21 Straus Ln, Claryville, NY 12725-5273
+1 845-985-2291
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

We called ahead for a tour of the mansion. They were very helpful and set the time and date that we wanted. We enjoyed the tour guide who gave us a full history of the mansion and the people who first built it. It is...More

Thank maryos3
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Frost Valley is very picturesque and a beautiful place to stay. Frost Valley YMCA includes a few types of accommodations besides Strauss Center. Do not miss the monumental Frost Valley's Forstmann Castle.

1  Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I have the nicest people in my business staying at Frost Valley. they come in the town of Phoeniciais to patronize the business which is a lot more than I can for some camps Which is known to badger all of the bussiness.Frost valley quests...More

Thank Yardbunny
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

As a child most of my happiest memories is from the straus house. We stayed here every summer for about 5 years. Great place to stay with kids

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 2 September 2014

We were part of a group of family and friends attending a wedding in Claryville, and staying at the Straus House. The place is really very comfortable, with linens, towels, and soap furnished, and plentiful if simple meals, including vegetarian options. (We had only breakfasts...More

1  Thank Noni1126
Reviewed 20 November 2012

We spent the weekend at the Frost Valley YMCA as part of a group attending the Bil Krauss Music Weekend (which I also highly recommend !). We stayed in the Lakeview Lodge which is a very up to date building overlooking the lake (hence the...More

1  Thank Mockingbird16
Reviewed 31 October 2011

They rent ski equipment on the weekends. Beautiful groomed trails. There is an easy trail for beginners available.

1  Thank Jeffbklyn
Reviewed 22 August 2010

Just returned from nearly a week staying at the Straus Center for a hiking program. The Center is quite comfortable. The public areas are warm and homey. The bedrooms, while on the small side, had private bathrooms which were on the large side. The meals...More

2  Thank merson6
Reviewed 4 March 2005

My family got together last summer for a reunion weekend at the Straus Center at the Frost Valley YMCA. Once a summer home of the Guggenheim-Straus family, the house is rich in history, simple, comfortable, and just plain beautiful! Remote yet only 2 hours from...More

7  Thank Alfc
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