Our 16-acre sheltered location offers an unlimited variety of summertime activities. Swim or relax poolside, enjoy great food at our dockside eatery or barbecue in our park-like picnic area. Reconnoiter the Rondout Creek in your inflatable (just like the British fleet searching for the revolutionaries’ Lady Washington galley in 1777), or visit the Hudson River Maritime Museum. It’s all here in one great location.
Dock at one of our full-service slips, and enjoy the swimming pool, dockside café, picnic grounds, and horseshoes… Our facility has everything in one protected location. We offer competitive rates for seasonal or transient dockage and other services. Come enjoy quality boating in a great setting and historic area. Whether you’re with us for one night or for the season, stay, relax and play, or branch out from home to explore other attractions. Dining, shopping, entertainment, history and so much more are just minutes from the marina. Our staff will go out of their way to make your stay the perfect marina get-away. Come visit us and experience the best in service, the friendliest people and the finest accommodations on the Hudson River. Also ask about our water side RV hook-ups and rentals.
Dockmaster answered hail as we arrived and met us at slip for tie up. Friendly helpful liveaboards. Lovely pool. good area for dogs. $10 taxi ride to town. Maritime museum wonderful! Wonderful meal at Savona's Trattoria! Historic district of town a short walk up hill and very worthwhile.
Excellent service and services. Friendly and welcoming.
Most accommodating and friendly stop on Great Loop yet! Andrew was awesome. Gave us his keys to his personal truck and delivered farm fresh eggs to our boat first thing. Calm, serene and beautiful spot.
This marina has a great vibe with helpful, friendly, accommodating staff. Neal and Tom helped us getting situated. Well located for visiting historic sites and The Culinary Institute. Loved our stay!
Beautiful spot… dock help was exceptional, knowledgeable, polite and friendly. The food concession “ margaritas “ …also very friendly,tasty and fun… huge portions! It was however really hard to find an Uber or Cab to pick us up at the marina.
Great spot. Not walkable/bikeable to port area of Kingston but easy cab ride. Nice folks.
We recently spent 2 nights with Nick and his crew.. from the moment we were met at the dock to the time we left, all our needs were quickly taken care of. Thanks again and looking forward to our return next Year!
Great stay. Andrew and Nick run a great establishment
One quick night . Diesel fueled up! Friendly and accommodating staff.
Great team running the marina. Very helpful and friendly. The should consider offering a water taxi to and from downtown Kingston.
Staff was great beautiful setting on a tranquil river. Short Dinghy to dInner and quaint town. I will be back
Friendly people and quite
Great marina, with safe and accessible slips. Easy access to nice downtown. Convenient to NYC.
I love this place. I have been coming here since 2003 and it is still so friendly, helpful and nice. everything is clean and well maintained.
Great crew! Nice place...,friendly boaters.
Enjoyed the pool and the food, as always.
Very friendly staff and the other boaters we met. Lots of kids for yours to play with. Pool was clean and very welcome in 90+ weather. We will be back
Restrooms were dirty and inadequate for the number of boaters. Dock staff gave poor instructions to transient boaters. Docks were old and dirty. Would not recommend.
Donovans is a great place to stop. The staff if very nice and helpful. The regulars are welcoming and the place is clean and nice. We like it as starting point for upstate trips since we trailer our little Albin trawler and they have a great ramp and good parking. And best of all, they have a very nice restaurant on site, Boathouse Grill, with a great patio overlooking the Hudson and nicely prepared food. Don’t miss out on the sweet and hot calamari with the fancy sweet drop fruits.
Fuel, pump out, pool, bbq’s, ships store, and a friendly knowledgeable staff. What more could a boater want. Nick and Andrew run a great marina.
We had a great time. The staff was friendly and accommodating. The pool was fun. The showers were clean.
Just a great place with great people. They are probably the most service oriented marina I’ve ever been to. Nick and Andrew, the owners are truly dedicated.
The owners and staff are great. Everyone is both friendly and helpful. In fact we were booked at another marina for the return trip and canceled that reservation to come back to this Marina. This stop is highly recommended.
These people were WONDERFUL. We arrived after a long day of travel on the rough Hudson in incredibly strong, gusty winds in a 36' boat. They helped us wrestle her safely to the dock and managed other arriving boats similarly well. Nash, on the dock, pointed out to us that our dinghy, mounted on the on the stern of the boat, was not supported properly (a support had broken enroute in the rough waters) and immediately helped us get it fixed. The owner, Nick, took my husband to the local Home Depot to get a part needed for the repair and wouldn't accept payment for the ride. Others who keep their boats regularly at the marina stopped by to offer needed muscle or guidance or encouragement. What a wonderful experience! I highly recommend this marina to transients or to anyone else!
The location of this marina is great for visiting in the Kingston area. We rented a car and spent two delightful days visiting the FDR Home and Museum as well as Eleanor Roosevelt’s home at Valkill. The highlight of our trip was having lunch on both days at the Culinary Institute of America at Hyde Park. Rondout Yacht Basin itself is beginning to show its age. The heads and showers were clean but out of date. The piers are in decent shape. Perhaps all the rain we had while here took some shine off the facility. The marina’s web site boasts a dockside cafe but it’s only a small snack stand with an awning covered eating area. To be fair, it was closed the whole time we were there so I can’t comment on the quality or extent of the menu. The most frustrating part of this stay was contacting the marina upon arrival. The DockWa listing and my reservation confirmation both said to contact them on VHF Channel 9. I tried several times but got no response. When I called by phone all I got was an answering machine - but no response to the message I left. When I asked the person who finally met the boat after my second phone call, I was told that they don’t monitor Channel 9, but only Channel 16. I had tried that twice with no response as well. It’s very frustrating to bring a boat into a new port and new marina and not be able to contact anyone ashore until you’re already in sight of the fuel dock.
Great Marina with excellent Staff, and facilities. The pool is great!
Nice location, just a short dingy ride to downtown Kingston. Very accommodating crew except they do not carry radios at the dock so it 's extremely hard to communicate especially if multiple boats arrive at once.
Love the staff .. great breakfast. We Will come again.
Had a great time! Docking was perfect and clean. All facilities were well maintained. Pool was very enjoyable, again great shape and clean. Staff couldn't be nicer and more accommodating. Always a smile and willing to please. Loved everything. Will definitely return.
Owner met us on the dock. Docks are floating and look to be fairly new. Diesel fuel is a lot lower than advertised on Marinas.com. It was $2.30 with Boat US discount. A nice swimming pool, an area for horse shoes, volleyball, etc. a small bar & grill right on the dock. Dock hands were very helpful and friendly. Only thing is no store within walking distance and I didn't see any laundry facilities.