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FAQs

SOME OF OUR MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONs

INFORMATION - Is there a site where we can learn more about the property? 

Yes, please visit theoldgamefarm.com

THE PROPERTY - Is The Old Game Farm open to the public?

No. At this time, only guests staying at the Inn or at one of our Tentrr sites have access to explore the property.

THE PROPERTY - Are there still animals in the zoo?

The Catskill Game Farm closed its doors in 2006. The property is no longer an active zoo but rather is a place where guests can stay at and explore the abandoned areas of what was once America's largest private zoo. We recently added a few cows, goats and chickens but there is no longer an active zoo on the property.

ACCESS TO THE PARK & PROPERTY - Can we arrive before check-in time?

Yes! Feel free to explore the property before your check in time on the day of your arrival.

ACCESS TO THE PARK & PROPERTY - Will you have access to the Abandoned Zoo or connecting trails (RMBA Trails)?

Only guests staying on the property have access to explore the abandoned zoo as well as the connecting 25+ miles of maintained trails (for hiking as well as biking) at their leisure.  Learn more here (RMBA Trails​)

PUBLIC TRANSIT ACCESS - Can you get here using public transit?

We have had people take Ubers/Lifts/Cabs from the Hudson Amtrak station to the property, but it is very difficult to get a ride back to the train station from The Old Game Farm.  We recommend taking your own car or renting a car to get to The Old Game Farm.

DOGS/PETS - Are dogs/pets allowed? 

Yes! Our Guest Rooms are pet friendly.  We must know in advance and there is a fee for cleaning and maintenance. All of the Tentrr sites are pet friendly as well. 

FOOD - Are there restaurants or town centers near by?

Yes, we are only 5-20 minutes from 6 towns which offer a wide variety of food and entertainment options.  These towns, in order of distance from The Old Catskill Game Farm Inn include - Palenville, Cairo, Round Top, Tannersville, Catskill, Hudson & Saugerties.  Please visit our Local Food & Activities Page for our recommendations.

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS - What is there to do in the area? 

The Catskill Mountains have been a long time vacation destination and has been re-gentrifying over the past decade.  I would highly recommend you see out Local Attractions page or visit our Tourism Website which has a plethora of information!

HOT TUB - Is the hot tub open year-around?

Yes, we are happy to say it is available any time of year regardless of rain/snow etc

THE INN - Can I reserve the entire Inn with a bunch of friends?

Yes, as long as there is availability, you can book each room at the Inn via our website.

THE INN - Will campers also have access to the Inn during my stay?

Campers will only have access to the downstairs communal half bathroom and outdoor shower.

THE INN - Do you have any adjoining rooms?

Yes, The Zebra and Elephant Rooms are adjoining rooms, you would need to book each of those rooms individually.

FOOD - Is there a restaurant and or kitchen on site?

Although we do not have a restaurant on site we do offer a full communal kitchen for all of our guests to utilize.  It comes fully stocked with all the necessities (fridge, stove, microwave, dishes, flatware, cooking utensils, pots, pans etc)

COFFEE - Will I have access to coffee during my stay?

We have a beverage station available 24 hours a day which includes water, coffee and tea.  We also have a variety of coffee/tea additives (half and half, milk, almond milk, splenda, sugar etc).  We typically brew coffee each morning.  If at any point coffee is not brewed we also have a Kuerig in the kitchen with a variety of flavor options.

INTERNET - Is there WiFi?

Yes, we recently upgraded to High Speed Wifi at the Inn. We have supplied all of the guest rooms with Smart TVs to access your streaming accounts as well.

PRIVATE EVENTS - Do we hold events or can you rent out The Old Game Farm?

Yes we do, you can contact us for more information.

COMMON AREAS - What common areas and amenities will you have access to while staying at the Inn?

  • A full kitchen which includes: a refrigerator (you will have your own labeled shelf to store items), gas stove top-griddle-oven, microwave, toaster, pots, pans, aluminum foil etc dishes, flatware, glasses etc

  • A well as a stocked coffee station/wet bar (which includes fresh brewed coffee most mornings, a keurig for when that is unavailable, water, spakling waters in a variety of flavors and an electric tea kettle).  

  • Game Room - includes a wide variety of board games and giant connect four.

  • 8 Person Hot Tub

  • Fire Pit