Left to right: Dream, Haddonfield Inn and Lambertville Station Restaurant & Inn.
Lambertville Station Restaurant & Inn
11 Bridge St., (609) 397-4400, Lambertville, N.J., www.lambertvillestation.com.
The scoop: Cozy, recently updated rooms, many with river views, are situated in a restored 19th-century railroad station. If you like to go antiquing or are looking for more contemporary furnishings for your home together, Lambertville has multi-dealer shops, boutiques and galleries within an easy stroll of one another, and you are also just across the bridge from New Hope.
Cost: Room rates range from $125-$160 weekdays, $170-$195 weekends; suites go from $160-$220 weekdays, $220-$245 weekends.
Drive time: 1 hour, from Main Line; 1 hour, 15 minutes, from Wilmington.
44 West End Ave., Haddonfield, N.J., (856) 428-2195, www.haddonfieldinn.com.
The scoop: The rooms at this Victorian era inn are decorated to reflect different international cultures. They all have fireplaces, most also have whirlpool baths and a full breakfast is included with your stay. Pets are welcome. Charming, historic downtown Haddonfield has more than 200 eateries and shops, many featuring personal and home fashions.
Cost: Rates are $195-$265.
Drive time: 40 minutes, from Main Line; 40 minutes, from Wilmington.
210 W. 55th St., New York, N.Y., (212) 247-2000, www.dreamhotels.com.
The scoop: Contemporary Dream captures the sophisticated ambiance of its Midtown Manhattan surroundings, and you’ll
only have to walk two blocks to the shopping mecca of Madison and Fifth avenues, four to the always strollable Central Park,
one to Carnegie Hall and a quarter-mile to the Broadway theater district.
Cost: Room rates begin at $409 weekdays, suites at $519. On weekends, rooms start at $329, suites at $479.
Drive time: 2 hours, from Main Line; 2 hours, from Wilmington.