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The Best Lodging Package for Saratoga Beer Week

Our Saratoga Springs Hotel along with the whole city of Saratoga Springs is preparing for the First Annual Saratoga Beer Week.

The week is actually three days, February 23, 24 & 25, 2012, kind of like learning to walk before we run. The organizers plan to add additional days after this “first” one is under their collective belts.

It promises to be an exciting event with brewers from around the region, around the state and even some national and international breweries as well. Festival organizers, brewers, distributers, pubs, taverns and restaurants have come together to offer great beer and good food and access to tastings, brewing techniques and seminars.

The planners have events to fill three solid days of adult weekend activities. Saratoga Arms bed and breakfast has put together an awesome package for Beer Week goers.

  • 2-3 nights lodging in this luxury Saratoga Hotel, pay for two the third night is on us (use thurfree promo code if booking online)
  • Breakfast for two each morning
  • 2 VIP Saratoga Beer Week Passports for full access to all festival events
  • Assorted in-room beer gifts
  • Saturday morning Brewer’s Breakfast Bash, meet City Steam Brewmaster, Ron Page, talking about his life with microbrews. He will share insights, tips and tricks for the home brewer. He will bring commemorative bottles of Strong Scotch Ale for each guest and some rare private stash beers to sample. THIS EVENT EXCLUSIVE TO SARATOGA ARMS GUESTS.

Pub-crawls, grand food and rare tastings, seminars and BEER, BEER and more BEER and FUN, Fun and more FUN.

No need to worry about a designated driver…just walk home to our Saratoga Springs hotel, located in the heart of downtown Saratoga Springs, in the middle of all the Festival events.

Come meet the Smith Sisters, Amy and Sheila, who are old pros at beer tasting and brewing…take a look

5 Reasons to Attend the April Bed and Brew Weekend at Saratoga Arms

The long winter is slowly coming to an end and you are probably itching to experience a weekend getaway to Saratoga Springs. Did you know that our Saratoga Springs hotel offers one of the most unique Spring packages in the Upstate New York Area? Here are the five reasons why the Bed and Brew Weekend is a Saratoga Springs Package that you won’t soon forget.

1 - Saratoga Springs - A beautiful city that has a very walkable downtown with unique shops and restaurants, a wealth of history, national museums and, of course, the famous mineral waters.

2 - The VIP Brewery Tour – On Saturday, we transport you to the Olde Saratoga Brewing Company for an exclusive VIP tour of the brewery.  Bob will be your guide as he takes you from the grain room all of the way through to the bottling area.  He is excited to share his wealth of brewing knowledge and there are many opportunities to taste the many varieties of beer that are presently being brewed throughout the tour.

Saratoga Brewing Company

Pouring a Fresh Beer

3 – Beer pairing dinner at Sperry’s – Following the Brewery tour we will hop back on the bus for the 4-course beer pairing dinner at Sperry’s Restaurant, specially prepared by Executive Chef Dale Miller.  Dale is one of only 66 Certified Master Chefs in the US and we are thrilled to have him in Saratoga Springs. He and his staff will guide you through each course and tell us how each is prepared and why it goes so well with the paired beer.

Saratoga Springs Fine Dining

Beer Tasting Dinner at Sperry's

Sperry's Retaurant in Saratoga Springs

Main Course at Sperry's Beer Dinner

4 - Saratoga Arms - We are a family run luxury hotel in Saratoga Springs located in the heart of downtown and rated #1 on TripAdvisor.  The hotel is run by native Saratogians, the Smith Family.  The beer weekend is hosted by the Smith daughters, either Amy or Sheila.  Kathleen, the mom, has an abundance of Saratoga information, both historical and current, and Noel, the dad, is your cook for breakfast each morning.

Saratoga Arms Owners

The Smith Family

5 – Breakfast…speaking of breakfast. Included in your package is a perfect way to start your fun filled day.  We have an inviting buffet with homemade baked goods, cereals, yogurts, fruit, bagels and juices.  Noel also prepares a cooked to order item from the kitchen.  His omelettes are out of this world and his Irish breakfasts are renowned. Kathleen tells people that she was thin before she met him.

Saratoga Springs bed and breakfast

Breakfast Time

The April Bed and Brew weekend is the last one of 2011. Remember, “in Heaven there is no beer…that is why you should be drinking here”.  Come join us!

Calling All Beer Lovers…Something is Brewing this Winter

Bed & Brew WeekendSaratoga Arms in Saratoga Springs, NY is pleased to announce an exciting new package designed for the beer enthusiast and those who want to learn more about the brewing process, Something’s Brewing-An Ultimate Bed and Brew Winter Weekend.  Saratoga Arms is partnering with the Olde Saratoga Brewing Company to offer you a weekend of craft beers, fine dining and just plain fun.

The Olde Saratoga Brewing Company brews several varieties of the freshest craft brewed ales and lagers in the area.  The weekend will include unprecedented access to the brewery and the brewing process.  Following the brewery tour partake in a delicious four-course beer pairing dinner.  A wonderful way to warm your winter bones.

Friday Evening

  • Arrive and check in at the hotel
  • 8-10pm  Join other beer aficionados for an evening of beer sampling.*  An expert brewer from the Olde Saratoga Brewing Company will be on hand to answer questions and swap stories.

*We encourage you to bring samples of your own brew, craft beer or favorite local lager from you neck of the woods to share.  All enthusiasts are invited to sample from the different offerings.

Saturday

  • 8:30-10am  Enjoy a full breakfast at Saratoga Arms
  • 10-4pm  Explore the city of Saratoga Springs.  Many unique shops, world class museums and fine restaurants are within walking distance of Saratoga Arms
  • 4:15pm  The shuttle will wisk you off to the Olde Saratoga Brewing Company for a private and indepth tour.  While there, we will stop in their tasting room and sample some freshly made beers and ales.
  • 6:15pm  The shuttle returns to Saratoga Arms
  • 6:30pm  Prepare to feast in our private dining room!  Sit down to a four-course meal with carefully considered beer pairings from the day’s tour. Bob Cohan from the Olde Saratoga Brewing Company will be joining us to talk about the pairing choices.

Sunday

  • 8:30-10am  Another scrumptious Saratoga Arms breakfast
  • 11am  Checkout time, but feel free to spend some time visiting our local merchants before heading home

Select a weekend below to join us for a great winter beer getaway

January 21-23, 2011     February 25-27, 2011     March 18-20, 2011     April 29-May 1, 2011

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$599 per couple plus tax for the weekend in a KING BED
$569 per couple plus tax for the weekend in a QUEEN BED

We also have rooms with fireplaces and whirlpools for an additional fee.
Inquire at 518-584-1775 or reservations@SaratogaArms.com