"Refined, charming elegance far away from the bustle of New York City."

Need to know

    • 2 suites, 5 rooms
    • Of all the Hampton nooks, East Hampton might be the most tranquil and delicately polished of the bunch — which is channeled at this small bed & breakfast.
    • Check-out time 12 p.m

We love

  • Relaxing in the spa. It’s small and intimate enough to believe it’s solely for your use.
  • Take advantage of being close to nature and check out any of the beaches nearby
  • The made-to-order, rotating breakfast — complemented with fresh fruit, as well as bagels and lox — is stellar, with delicate poached eggs and decadent cinnamon French toasts.

An extra little something

Book with us today and we'll give you:

An hour of free use of the spa (2+ nights) and a free upgrade based upon availability (3+ nights).

Top Secret

No need to wait on a bartender: The quaint dining room has a DIY bar with quality spirits. It’s based on the honor system, so be truthful and note each of your dirty martinis.

Origins

The eponymous Thomas Baker, an East Hampton co-founder, bought the house in 1650 and transformed into a tavern that doubled as a community center. Baker House was renovated and restored to its original glory in the 1990s, and was later sold to current owners (and East Hampton locals) Antonella Bertello-Rosen and Bob Rosen.

The Review

East Hampton’s Main Street is lined with classical homes and historic buildings, adorned with manicured landscaping and understated beauty. Baker House 1650, the deluxe and exclusive bed & breakfast, might be the subtlest and prettiest of them all. As the hospitable staff welcomes you to your new home, you realize that yes, you’ve made it away from the city, and this is where you want to be.

The house’s entrance is obscured by tall, trim green hedges, but inside lays a preserved elegance. Striking green-and-ivory checkered tiling around the fireplace. The 17th-century Cotswold-inspired architecture runs from the historic and triangular formation of the outside, to the wood beams running across sizable guest rooms — with deceptively comfortable vintage furniture. The backyard, rife with lush trees and vibrant flowers, is a dream wedding locale.

For those who want the calm, posh Hamptons experience, East Hampton is the pick. High-end boutiques adorn Main Street just south of the main drag of Newtown Lane. Refined dining options extend north of Newtown, giving plenty of ways to splurge by looking at a bevy of menus paired with lengthy, enticing wine lists.

Luxury doesn’t just exist on the clothing rack or on the dinner plate — or outside the property. Downstairs lies The Baker Spa, flanked with two tubs, a pool, steam showers, and massage beds ready for you to hop on. The first-rate masseuses at the spa can deliver comfort with a Swedish, hot stone, deep tissue, and shiatsu treatments. There’s never a bad time to Zen out for an hour.

For beaches, nature, wineries, and that air of class that only the Hamptons can deliver, making the Baker House your temporary home is a no-brainer.

Location

BAKER HOUSE 1650

  • Address: Hotel address: 181 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937
  • Travel info: Fly into John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) or LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and catch either the Long Island Railroad or the Hampton Jitney, which has a bus stop within 30 minutes of JFK and 20 of LGA. Helicopter and private jet service can be arrange

Key Features

  • Airport Transfer

  • Pool

  • No Children

  • Weddings

  • Beach

  • Car Parking

  • Fitness Center/Gym

  • Bar

  • Spa