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About Us

Experience a hotel stay like no other at Villa Roma Resort. Whether you’re here with family or one special person, our accommodating staff will make your stay a memorable one.

Choose from our spacious suites and guest rooms, complete with private baths and all of the amenities of home. No matter when you visit, there is always something exciting happening. From various sports, to horseback riding, to paintball, to murder mystery events, we truly have something for everyone.

Villa Roma Resort offers theme weekends and various activities year round, along with nightly entertainment, golf, and spa amenities.

Indulge in our many dining opportunities, from a large breakfast to our café, to the Beechwoods Restaurant & Grill.

Villa Roma Resort can help you celebrate your special day in style. We can accommodate and help plan your wedding and reception to the very last detail.

We are honored to be your premier hotel destination, so visit us, and explore everything we have to offer!

Our History

Almost 60 years ago, the Villa Roma was owned by a man named Ernesto Vindigni.  The resort was no larger than a quaint boarding house with 46 hotel rooms, 10 cottages, a pool and two bocce courts. Days began with home-cooked meals and were spent relaxing.  However, that was before Marty Passante came along. While bow hunting in October of 1969, Mr. Martin Passante came across the Villa Roma and noticed the “for sale” sign.  After much consideration, Marty convinced his two friends, Albert Aprea, and Danny Vaccaro, to partner with him on the purchase of the resort property.  They sold everything they owned on Long Island, NY and moved upstate to the small country town of Callicoon, NY.  The sale became final in December of 1969, and after a couple of years, Marty became the sole owner and the Villa Roma has never been the same since!

By 1973 Marty’s dream was becoming a reality; they began constructing the Lobby and the Futura wing, keeping the hotel seasonal until 1977.  Construction of more rooms began along with the Club Forum, which would accommodate 800 guests.  While all of this was going on, Marty was busy coordinating marketing strategies that would bring guests to the resort all year long.  Villa Roma kept growing.  Before long, there was racquetball courts, the Ernesto (named after the original owner), and the Indoor Sports Complex in 1982.  In 1983, Villa Roma built the ski area, followed by our 18-hole PGA golf course and timeshare units.  The timeshares allowed for returning guests to purchase a unit for one or multiple weeks a year, for a lease term of 99 years—this idea was brilliant!  It raised money for new construction and put Villa Roma onto the map.

Today the Villa Roma is strongly positioned as one of the leading businesses in our community. It provides employment for over 400 full-time employees and serves over 200,000 guests a year. We now have 24 timeshare buildings, 139 hotel rooms, 18 Hole PGA Championship golf course, Indoor and/or outdoor tennis, racquetball, volleyball, bocce, shuffleboard, basketball, Indoor & outdoor heated pools, Fun Park, Fishing pond, Go-Carts, Bumper Boats, Arcade room, Bowling alley, Fitness center, Nightly entertainment, 3 year-round dining outlets, and so much more! The Villa Roma stays committed to providing the best possible hospitality experience by always putting the needs of our guests first through impeccable service, outstanding facilities, and amenities, clean modern accommodations in conjunction with our tradition of warm hospitality.

Directions

N 41° 45′ 45.324″, W 74° 58′ 30.3234″ 

(2 Hours) George Washington Bridge to New Jersey Palisades Parkway to New York Thruway North. Proceed on Thruway to Exit 16 and proceed west on Route 17 to Exit 104. Route 17B (Raceway Road). Go West to Cochecton 17 miles, at the traffic light turn right at the intersection on Route 17B West and 52A, then follow the signs to the Villa Roma.

Interstate Highway 490 South to the New York Thruway (90) East. In Syracuse leave Route 90 for Interstate 81 South to Binghamton. Here pick up Route 17 East (Quickway) to Hancock Exit Route 97. Follow this to Callicoon. Turn left at the traffic light before the bridge onto 17B which becomes Route 52. Follow the signs to the Villa Roma.

Route 84 West to Route 17, West to Exit 104, Route 17B (Raceway Rd.) Go West 17 miles to Cochecton turn right at the traffic light at the intersection of Route 17B West and 52A, follow the signs to Villa Roma.

New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 11 Garden State Parkway North to New York State Thruway North. Leave Thruway at Exit 16 and proceed to Route 17 to Exit 104, Route 17B (Raceway Rd). Go West to Cochecton 17 miles, there turn right at the traffic light at the intersection of Route 17B West and 52A. Follow the Villa Roma signs.

Mass. Turnpike to Sturbridge Exit. Route 86 South to Route 84 West. Proceed to New York Exit 4W to Route 17 Quickway West to Exit 104. Route 17B (Raceway Rd.) Go West to Cochecton 17 miles, at traffic light turn right at the intersection of Route 17B and 52A, then follow signs to Villa Roma.

Take New York State Thruway to Exit 19 (Kingston Exit) Take 209 South to Ellenville. Take Route 52 West to Jeffersonville. Then follow signs to Villa Roma.

Follow signs to Route I-84 (left on Rte 207 East 9 mi., left on Rte 300 N. 2.1 mi.) Route I-84 West to Middletown (Exit 4) and Route 17, West to Exit 104, route 17B (Raceway Rd). Go West to Cochecton 17 miles. At the traffic light turn right at the intersection of Route 17B and 52. Follow signs to Villa Roma.

Contact Us

For general questions regarding the resort or amenities, please check our FAQ section prior to calling.

Mailing Address: 356 Villa Roma Road
Callicoon, NY 12723
Local Telephone Number
1-845-887-4880
Toll Free Telephone Number 1-800-533-6767
Reservations Only 1-800-533-6767
Fax number 1-845-887-4824

To Contact Villa Roma’s Specific Departments directly,
please use the following email addresses:

Management:

Paul Carlucci, Vice President
Email: [email protected]

Scott Bell General Manager
Email: [email protected]

Carol Kelly, Assistant General Manager
Email: [email protected]

Carolann Cook, Timeshare Manager
Email: [email protected]

Adam Jacobson, Director of Sales
Email: [email protected]

Brian Raymond, Director of Food and Beverage
Email: [email protected]

Claudia CarrSimpson, Front Office Manager
Email: [email protected]

Sales

Kelly Mullally, Senior Sales Manager
Email: [email protected]

Ashley Thompson, Wedding & Banquet Manager
Email: [email protected]

Timeshares

The Ultimate Vacation Ownership Experience at New York’s popular Villa Roma Resort.

The vacation villas are located in the Catskill Mountains of New York State, they are furnished with fully equipped kitchens, living rooms with flat screen televisions with built-in DVD players, dining areas, two and three bedrooms, two and three baths, all master baths have Jacuzzi-style tubs, outside units with balconies overlooking the spectacular Catskill Mountains! There are great weeks now available at promotional prices that will ensure you a lifetime of vacations to use at our fabulous hotel or at one of the 3,500 other resorts worldwide affiliated with Interval International.

In addition, Interval International has instituted a POINTS BASED exchange program that has proven to be a great benefit to many of our owners who are maximizing their exchange opportunities. For further information on how to become a member of the Interval Gold Program, please contact Lesa or Howie in the onsite Villa Roma Timeshare Sales Office.

For further information please see Timeshares

Current Job Openings

Apply Online

T/S housekeeping

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

DUTIES

Clean all assigned units, replenish supplies and linens. Ensure proper use of all equipment and supplies issued. Ensure all inventory is in each unit. Make all beds and sofa beds cribs etc. When servicing a unit immediately reports lost & found items to Supervisor. Replenish supplies such as drinking glasses housewares etc. Washes walls, ceiling, and woodwork. Cleans entire unit inside and outside. Empties wastebaskets and cleans ashtrays. Replenishes bathroom supplies.

Cooks

We are currently looking for short order cooks, line cooks, sautéed cooks, and bakery help. Must be able to work as part of a team, follow recipes, portion controls and presentation as specified by the head chef. Should be able to work well under pressure and have good communication and customer service skills.

Dishwasher

Porter

Hotel Porters will be responsible for cleaning the public areas of the hotel. Maintains the appearance and cleanliness in the hotel.

Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Cleaning bathrooms, sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming, cleaning windows, walls etc.

*Must have a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays (we are a year-round resort)

*Ability to lift at least 30lbs

Eleanor’s Country Kitchen Employee 

Buser

Starbucks Barista

The Barista is responsible for fulfilling orders and completing sales transactions within a Starbucks establishment and performing other support functions which may include cleaning the food preparation, customer seating or stock areas and maintaining inventory; performs all other responsibilities as directed by the business or as assigned by management. Also included is ice cream, which is also served from within same counter.

Essential Functions:

Greets customers and takes food order; provides information about products. Prepares all drink orders to Starbucks and company standards. Operates a cash register and receives payment from customers in cash or credit card, accurately counts and provides change to customers as required. Educates and informs customers about the differences among coffee beans, coffee preparation. Cleans and stocks customer area. Maintains a calm demeanor during periods of high volume or unusual events to keep store operating to standard and to set a positive example for the shift team.

Ski Chalet Maintenance 

Ski Hill Groomer 

TripAdvisor Reviews

  • 4 star ratingRelaxing I planned a weekend getaway for my parents 50th Wedding Anniversary. They love the 50's and 60's theme of course. It was great we went in the month of November for the 50's weekend. They had a blast. Everything was centered around that era. Food was delicious and they made a special cake for them.

    baroneag
    10/03/2018
  • 5 star ratingPleasantly surprised We are time share owners at Villa Roma, but had exchanged through the years and had not been back in some time.

    While most time shares have discontinued daily maid service, this is not the case at Villa Roma. Their shuttle service from the units to the Clubhouse always arrived promptly, upon request. They also have entertainment nightly.

    The resort has golf, racquetball, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts, a bowling alley. There is a full schedule of activities every day.

    There were two venues for meals. One was the coffee shop, which served breakfast, lunch and dinner. The other was the dining room. We only ate in the dining room one night. The food was very good. We just didn't think a five course meal every night would be good for us. We ate in the coffee shop several times.

    Nearby, there are two excellent restaurants. Peppino's in Callicoon, which has wonderful pizza, sandwiches, entrees and desserts. It also has a full bar.

    On Rt. 17B in White Lake, we discovered Off the Hook. Best lobster rolls we ever had, served with waffle fries and coleslaw.

    We had a wonderful time!

    ameas
    9/30/2018
  • 5 star ratingSo happy I can’t tell you how much fun my family had at Villa Roma. This summer. The people that work there are the nicest. Because we went for the kids that is very important. The girls at the bounce house have so much patience with kids and are so nice to them and of course very helpful. The maid service was so great. Donna was so nice and did everything to make us comfortable I also felt very safe , one of my grandkids is 12 and I was happy to let him do things on his own My other grandson was crying when we left he wanted to live there. In my opinion the men and women who drive the buses are one of the main reasons Villa Roma is the place to go for a family vacation. They are caring and so polite.

    Thank you so much everyone you made my grandkids have a great end to the summer.

    Judy
    9/12/2018
  • 5 star ratingThe best family memories Villa Roma is resort that gives you the impression of being on a cruise ship plentiful & delicious food, fun activities, good entertainment, wonderful pools, Waite staff more than accommodating , front desk so pleasant! Bell captain makes you feel like you are visiting an old friend

    RALPH
    8/28/2018
  • 5 star ratingJust like the Catskills of old...Italian Style We were looking for an adult family vacation. Everybody has their own agenda, so I wanted us all together at least for meals.

    Villa Roma fit the bill!

    Activities galore.

    Outrageous outdoor pools!

    Fantastic food!!

    Central location for all the mountains have to offer.

    Courteous staff... clean, conformable rooms.

    I would go back in an instant!

    GaryMage
    8/27/2018
  • 4 star ratingGood Time We visited Villa Roma last week for three nights. Family had a fun time. Was happily surprised that our room was ready when we arrived at 1:30. Lisa at the front desk was great and answered all of my may questions. Our room was spacious and clean. Dining was good - servers were personable and provided a nice experience. Pool was nice and the area was clean. However, we wished that they would announce when activities were starting. Kids indoor play gym was great, but it kind of freaked me out that they did not require children to wear socks. Good time had by all.

    Eileen
    8/16/2018
  • 5 star ratingBest time ever! Start to finish this place was wonderful for a group of 7 girls for weekend getaway! The apartment was clean and modern, and the beds were very comfortable. The time share staff were friendly, personable, courteous, and tremendously helpful. The resort offered a lot of day time and night time activities for all interests and ages. The nightly entertainment was terrific and DJ Spinn kept the party going all night. The resort is beautiful and nestled in the Catskills- beautiful areas all around. I can't say enough good things about my time there. Highly recommended for friends, couples, and families- there's something for everyone. We will definitely be back next summer!

    Maria
    8/15/2018
  • 5 star ratingPerfect family vacation place It was a perfect vacation, lots of outdoor activities for all age group. In door gaming and Bingo at night is great. My family truly enjoyed time there.

    Staff is quite friendly, Lisa at Front Desk is specially very helpful and actually remembered my name even the next day 🙂

    Overall a great place!

    Dhiren1234
    8/14/2018
  • 5 star ratingBeautiful and fun vacation spot! I recently visited the Villa Roma for a bachelorette weekend. The resort is amazing, well maintained with great and friendly service. The surrounding area is beautiful with tons of great places to eat, drink, and play! We all had a blast that weekend!

    katherinebrytz
    8/13/2018
  • 5 star ratingAnother Great to our Favorite Place in the Catskills. Just got back our “Go To” place in the Catskills, Villa Roma! Our family which is very large had the best time ever with all activities with Doc Holiday. Our accommodations were very nice and the food was over the top. As we were told their was a new chef on property and I have to say each and every meal was over the top! Thanks for another great family and friends experience!

    JCSINY
    8/11/2018

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