Plan Your Midweek Escape at The Menhaden

August 21, 2023

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, a change in scenery does the body (and mind) good. Consider a midweek trip to take advantage of awesome deals and fewer crowds. At The Menhaden, guests staying Sunday through Thursday can save big, plus avoid long wait times for restaurants and local attractions. Located in Greenport, an idyllic fishing village on the North Fork of Long Island, this cozy, inviting hotel is the perfect place to relax after a day of exploring the area’s wineries, galleries, and farm-to-table eateries. Or, work remotely from a dreamy location — somehow, the 9-to-5 grind isn’t as bad when your workplace environment is a rooftop bar with lovely harbor views.

Midweek Specials at The Menhaden

The Menhaden is more than just a place to stay. It’s one of the main reasons for a Long Island getaway in the first place. A modern boutique experience right off the sea, The Menhaden boasts a sleek nautical aesthetic, friendly and thoughtful service, and quaint amenities that include complimentary home-baked goods, curated snacks, and the use of a custom electric-powered car. When it comes to hotels near Greenport NY, this is the ideal “workcation” or vacation spot. And for those considering traveling during the week, the hotel offers exclusive deals and packages.  

Guests who book on a Sunday through Thursday receive a whopping 20% off their stay. When it comes to luxury hotels in Long Island NY, there’s no better deal. In addition to this special, The Menhaden is also offering a custom package called the “Midweek Maker,which includes a private, expert-led lesson on the art of distilling at Matchbook Distilling Company’s Apothecary. Guests are greeted with a welcome cocktail and facility tour before blending their own handcrafted 750 ml bottle of gin to take home. Back at the hotel, you’ll find an in-room welcome gift of The Menhaden’s signature blend of gin, custom-crafted by Matchbook Distilling Company. Sleep in as much as you want the next day, as the package also comes with a late check-out time of 1:00 p.m. (The “Midweek Maker” add-on package is priced at $75 per person and must be booked 48 hours in advance.) 


Oceanside Dining, Vineyards, Oysters, and More

Postcard-perfect Greenport beckons travelers who value excellent wine, fresh seafood, and laid-back vibes, in a bucolic waterfront setting. Visitors can sample local oysters (and even do the shucking yourself, if you’re up for it), peruse quirky shops and bountiful farm stands, spend the day at the beach, or simply stroll or bike around on quiet country roads, backdropped by panoramic water views. For midweek vacationers, the best part is that the North Fork’s top attractions aren’t nearly as crowded during the week as on weekends. In fact, you may end up feeling like you’re staying on your own private slice of coastline for much of the time.

If you’re looking for hotels near Long Island, your search is over — The Menhaden is the kind of place you’ll want to hole up at and never leave. Business and leisure travelers alike will delight in the General Store, with its gourmet coffee and warm croissants; each floor also has a ‘galley’ that’s stocked daily with special treats and snacks. Take the Moke (the hotel’s electric car) for a spin, or grab a bicycle and go; both are complimentary for guests. In the evenings, settle into your plush room or suite for a peaceful night’s sleep, before enjoying another fun-filled day in Greenport.