2014 Saratoga Race Course Upgrades

Years ago the Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, NY, was a closed unconnected property, no telephones in public areas, no TV, no connections to the outside world were allowed while the races took place.  The times they are a changing albeit it slowly, at all three New York race tracks, Belmont, Aqueduct and our … Read More

Saratoga Springs Beer Events & Packages

Discover the vibrant craft beer scene in Saratoga Springs!  From easy-drinking lagers to seasonal releases and unique new brews that test the limits, our Upstate New York Breweries offer something for every beer lover. Saratoga Arms is the perfect destination for a beer-centric vacation: Downtown location walking distance to breweries & taprooms, including Druthers, Henry Street Taproom, … Read More

A Time for Joy and a Time for Tears….

Saratoga Arms is a family owned lodging property in Saratoga Springs, NY, the town that is home to Skidmore College. This Saratoga Springs luxury hotel becomes a home away from home to many Skidmore parents and relatives as their students pursue their studies. We get to know these parents well over the four years and … Read More

On this day in Saratoga Arms history

On December 19, 1997, Kathleen and Noel Smith purchased a dilapidated old rooming house on Broadway. It took great vision (and a very helpful local bank) to renovate, restore and reopen this 1870 building as Saratoga Arms a sixteen-room hotel in 1998. As we reflect upon the past 14 years, we are thankful for the … Read More

Saratoga Springs Victorian Streetwalk Turns 25

It’s the silver anniversary of Saratoga Springs’ holiday kick off extravaganza near Saratoga Arms. This Upstate New York city is transformed into a Victorian Winter Wonderland on December 1, 2011 from 6-10pm. The main street of Broadway is closed to vehicle traffic as thousands of people take to the streets. There are over 50 venues … Read More