Venues & Accommodations

Suggested Venues & Accommodations


Louie’s Oyster Bar & Grille
395 Main Street
Port Washington, NY 11050


Comments: good seafood, burgers, etc.; nice bar with pub atmosphere; large outdoor seating area overlooking Manhasset Bay with great views; private room on 2nd floor. Within walking distance of Manhasset Bay Yacht Club. If the weather is good, also a good venue to take advantage of the view over a Saturday luncheon on the deck.

LaParma on the Bay
415 Main Street
Port Washington, NY 11050


Comments: good Italian food; a little more formal dining than Louie’s. Also within walking distance of Manhasset Bay Yacht Club.

Marino’s on the Bay
45 Orchard Beach Boulevard
Port Washington, NY 11030


Comments: under new management; large restaurant with indoor and outdoor dining; great views of Manhasset Bay; located at the Capri Marina

Chipollini’s Trattoria & Bar
Americana Shopping Center
2110 Northern Boulevard
Manhasset, NY 11030

Comments: upscale restaurant with excellent food; somewhat expensive; could be combined with window shopping at the Americana Shopping Center (see, one of the most upscale shopping centers in the US which includes almost every high end European boutique as tenants.

Café Continental Restaurant
1538 Northern Boulevard
Manhasset, NY 11030

Comments: small restaurant; intimate atmosphere; great northern Italian food; might be difficult to get a reservation on a Friday night.

Hendricks’ Tavern
1305 Old Northern Boulevard
Roslyn, NY 11576
P- 516-621-1200


Comments: located 2 blocks or so from the Roslyn Hotel where a number of classmates are staying; attractive bar; large dining room; 2 second floor private rooms (no handicapped accessibility) and large private room on first floor; very much in demand-might be difficult to get a reservation on a Friday night.  


Boat Cruise. Four hour boat cruise (7 to 11 PM) leaves on Friday night from Town Dock @ 347 Main Street. Port Washington. Lady Liberty Cruises (P- 516-922-9214)


Comments: Cruises around the Manhattan Skyline and the Statue of Liberty; full dinner with DJ and open bar for 3 hours; cruise ship can accommodate up to 149 people; cost is $149 per person/$135 for groups of 25 or more.

Golf. Harbor Links public golf course offers an 18 hole championship course and an executive 9 hole course. Located at One Fairway Drive, Port Washington (P- 516-767-4818)


Comments: A nice way to spend Saturday; terrific relatively new golf course; rate is $113 per person including golf cart for Championship Course; $26 per person for 9 hole executive course. Expect a 5 hour round; beautiful facility….surf on web page; they also have a very nice bar and dining room overlooking the golf course. Nice venue for a Saturday luncheon


Old Westbury Gardens
71 Old Westbury Road
Old Westbury, NY
P 516-333-0048


Comments: nominal entrance fee; former John S. Phipps estate on 200 acres featuring formal gardens, landscaped areas, woodlands, ponds, and lakes. Bring food for a picnic.

Jones Beach State Park
2400 Ocean Parkway
Wantagh, NY
P 516-785-1600


Comments: open year round; no entrance fee; 6 ½ miles on ocean; 2 mile boardwalk; Restaurant closed; bring food for a picnic.

High Line Park
10th Avenue and 30th Street
New York, NY


Comments: Unique landscaped park stretching from 30th street down to around 10th street; established in 1999; elevated park created on an abandoned former freight rail line; no fee; elevator and stair access; nice way to spend a Saturday;  Approximately a 55 minute one way trip from the Long Island Port Washington Railroad Station to Penn Station to include a short walk to 10thAvenue. Numerous restaurants along the way.

Central Park
59th Street to 110th Street
between 5th Avenue and 8th Avenue
New York, NY


Comments: 843 acres offering spectacular views of the NY city skyline, woodlands with specimen plantings, walking trails, and ponds/lakes; myriad of things to do….surf on web page for numerous alternatives. Probably a 1 hour train and cab ride from Port Washington.



Port Washington

Manhasset Bay Yacht Club
(rooms on 3rd floor have been reserved for classmates)
455 Main Street
Port Washington, NY 11050

Amenities: Convenience and view of Manhasset Bay


Roslyn Hotel
(a block of rooms have been reserved for classmates)
1221 Old Northern Boulevard
Roslyn, NY 11576

Amenities: Restaurant, fitness center


Great Neck*

Inn at Great Neck
(a block of rooms have been reserved for classmates)
30 Cutter Mill Road
Great Neck, NY 11021

Amenities: Restaurant, bar/lounge, fitness center, and lobby concierge.

Comments: In the heart of downtown Great Neck – 2 blocks from LIRR Station; within walking distance of restaurants and neighborhood shopping.

Andrew Hotel
75 North Station Plaza
Great Neck, NY 11021

Amenities: Complimentary continental breakfast, lobby bar, fitness facility privileges (next door).

Comments: Small hotel located at the Great Neck RR Station; within walking distance of restaurants and neighborhood shopping.



Red Roof Inn
699 Dibblee Drive
Westbury, NY 11590

Amenities: Free coffee bar

Comments: One block east of Meadowbrook Pkwy.; across the street from Lowes Home Improvement Center; across the Parkway from Roosevelt Field. Take Meadowbrook Pkwy. to Zeckendorf Blvd. Exit M2, then first right on to Dibblee Drive.


Viana Hotel and Spa***
3998 Brush Hollow Road
Westbury, NY 11590

Amenities: Restaurant/bar; indoor pool; fitness center; full service salon

Comments: Take LI Expressway to Exit 40W; right turn at Jericho Turnpike and immediate left on to Brush Hollow Road (3/10ths mile on left).


Garden City**

Hampton Inn
1 North Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530

Amenities: Indoor pool, fitness center, bar/lounge, complimentary breakfast

Comments: Two blocks southeast of Meadowbrook Pkwy. Old Country Rd. Exit (M1E); make first right on to East Gate Blvd.; then first right on to North Avenue


Hyatt Place**
5 North Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530

Amenities: Coffee shop, complimentary breakfast, indoor pool, and fitness center.

Comments: Next door to Hampton Inn.
Garden City Hotel
45 7th Street
Garden City, NY 11530

Amenities: Concierge, restaurant, fitness center, indoor pool, salon, gift shop/newsstand.

Comments: In downtown Garden City across from the LIRR; elegant 5 star hotel.


Carle Place

Holiday Inn**
369 Old Country Road
Carle Place, NY 11514

Amenities: Outdoor pool, complimentary continental breakfast, fitness center, restaurant

Comments: East of Meadowbrook Pkwy. Old Country Rd. Exit (M1E)



Hampton Inn
120 JerichoTurnpike
Jericho, NY 11753

Amenities: Free hot breakfast, indoor swimming pool, fitness center, gift/convenience store, complimentary coffee.

Comments: Take LI Expressway to Exit 40W; right on to Jericho Turnpike-entrance is immediately to your right.


East Norwich

Inn at East Norwich
6321 Northern Boulevard
East Norwich, NY 11732

Amenities: Complimentary continental breakfast, exercise room, sauna

Comment: Located at Northwest corner of Northern. Boulevard/Route 106 behind Rothmann’s Steak House


*These 2 hotels located within 3 blocks of each other.

** These 4 hotels located in the Roosevelt field area within a few blocks of each other; Hampton Inn and Hyatt are brand new hotels; the Red Roof Inn is app. 4 years old.

***These 2 hotels are also brand new; located Ω mile from each other; Long Island Expressway to Exit 40W.

NOTES: All hotels should be in the $175 to $250 per night range except the Garden City Hotel which will be in the $300 and up range.