SOURCE: Gideon Putnam Resort

Gideon Putnam Resort

October 07, 2011 13:44 ET

Historic Upstate New York Hotel Reveals Its Transformation

Gideon Putnam Resort & Spa Welcomes Guests With Renewed Energy and Updated Accommodations

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY--(Marketwire - Oct 7, 2011) - Historic charm, modern comfort, casual elegance and soothing rejuvenation have always been at the heart of Gideon Putnam Resort & Spa. And now, after a more than $6 million renovation project that began in 2008, this Upstate New York resort has come full circle -- returning to its roots and revealing updated accommodations that boast timeless appeal and a modern sensibility.

"By restoring Gideon Putnam to its original grandeur while bearing in mind the needs of our guests, we have been able to preserve the hotel's sense of history and place -- and offer our guests modern amenities that seamlessly blend into the background," says Chance Jorgensen, the property's general manager.

Just a few of the upgrades recently revealed at this Upstate New York hotel include:

  • High-definition flat-screen televisions, plush beds and luxurious linens in each of Gideon Putnam's 120 guest rooms and suites
  • Eco-friendly Gilchrist & Soames bath amenities
  • Cozy leather armchairs in the lobby
  • Free Wi-Fi in guest rooms and throughout the hotel
  • A new "transition room" in the Roosevelt Baths & Spa, complete with soft lighting, a fireplace, bamboo furnishings and water features
  • Local, sustainable menu offerings at Putnam's Restaurant & Bar
  • A high-tech fitness center
  • State-of-the-art business center
  • Refurbished lobby gift shop

For those who would like to experience this Upstate New York resort for themselves, Gideon Putnam offers a wide range of packages featuring unique experiences and special amenities, including spa stays, wine lovers' weekends, girlfriends' getaways and romantic escapes. Reservations can be made online or by calling 866-890-1171.

About Gideon Putnam
Gideon Putnam Resort & Spa is a National Historic Landmark Hotel managed by Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts in partnership with Saratoga Casino and Raceway. Located in the heart of Saratoga Spa State Park, the 120-room property houses a full-service restaurant and bar, gift shop, fitness center and the historic Roosevelt Baths & Spa. Since its opening in 1935, the spa has drawn guests to its legendary baths for the believed restorative benefits of the region's famed natural mineral spring waters. The Gideon Putnam also offers 12,000 square feet of meeting and event space, a business center, and Wi-Fi access throughout the property. Guests enjoy complimentary shuttle services to take in the excitement of horse racing at the nearby thoroughbred and harness race tracks or visit historic downtown Saratoga Springs, only five minutes from the resort. The State Park offers golf, museums, outdoor pools, miles of woodsy path for hiking and biking and world-class entertainment at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. For more information, visit

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