1,897 Comments for The Pines Hotel

There was always so much food to eat
Rich nice tribute to all, glad to see you are still kicking and enjoying the summer heat (yuck). It is also good to see that the people who came after us share the same type of memories. Sunnycroft was just that kind of place in everyones life..God Bless you and all sunnycrofters.
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It's 2017, "Sunnycroft" still a memory, some of the specifics are alittle more difficult to remember. But Mike DeMello, Annette Schneider, Mike her Father, his Girlfriend Barbara, a salesperson for John Myers of Norwich, Morty my Father, and his girlfriend, a former Playboy Bunny Lynn, Sylvia, Mike's Elegant Mom, and the Ranch itself I will never ever forget. Artie Karp, Big Rod, Maybe it's the "Heat Of Summer" down here, on the #1 beach in the USA, it's 102 today. GOD Bless us all & let us never ever forget Sunnycroft Ranch.
I used to go to the Pines every year with the family for our annual ski trip.
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Mr. Motts your site to awesome to see every time!!!
where can I find the hardware for this type sink? Thanks
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This reminds me of Silent Hill!
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I love this bathroom!
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I've looked at alot of the stuff on this website, i like it! But what comes to mind is the vanity of it all....people spend mega money building things to make more mega money, and in 30 years or more it's left to rot and decay. Is there a point to it all? Only God knows.
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Trippy's a good word for it. Someone must have been tripping on weed when they picked that carpet, lol!
I was the 16 yo lifeguard at Sunnycroft during the summer of '69---Woodstock. I have lots of memories including working for Mike Schneider, Steve the waiter, Jimmy "Baccahla" Adducci, Frank in the kitchen, etc When my parents visited, Mike told them that "shveyr arbiter he's not".(not hard working).

I remember the red tractor, Mike's cowboy boots, waiting on the people at the outdoor pool. Not wearing a bathing suit most of the time, especially for the indoor pool. Listening to Led Zep at night. Frank's facial scar, Frank and I going with the cops to Woodstock and eventually quiting to hitchhike around New England. I remember Mom's that stayed with their kids for a month and the husband visiting on weekends. etc.

My email is toooutre @ yahoo . com
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Heh... well it sure is a nice comment, thanks!!
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Ha. I'm the doofus who posted basically the same comment 2 years almost to the day apart.
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This image has stayed with me across the several years that I've been visiting your site. It really sparked an interest in abandonment for me! There's just something about that shade of green....
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to see what has happened to this once great resort. i cry everytime I see these photos. I was there as a guest in the late 60's and early 70's during the Christmas and New Year holidays. Bernie Cove (aka Platnikof) was a very unique individual. Don Brower was his second in command (one of the good guys).My dear friends were Toby and Kenny Milgrim(great couple by the way),Norman Ostrin and his wife who owned the store Sarafinas in the hotel, toby also had her store. the Walls who had the coffee shop(Kevin and I beame good friends when I returned in 1991. His father could be a real pain in the ass at times. As time grew on over the years I think he finally respected me. My years working up there were as much fun and laughs as you can imagine. it was me ,flex,Fred Chassman9you can call him Dr.), s
Sammy (3 finger) Rak,Jeffrey Semel(my cousin and best friend. aqlso Dr.), Burton Singer(where the hell are you?), Jeanie and Dotty,Howie and Risa and Bruce, Villy the waiter,Andrew, my dear friends Myron and Shotsie,Harvey Choen(what a shnoz),Lenny and the kitchen guys, Eddie(is the coffee kosher,sure is the Rabbi peed in it), Big George(love Jeanie,"FUCK BERNIE"), my man Jessie, and of course all the chefs who wanted to cut your hands off. i didn't forget Miles(worst waiter in the history of the Pines),Kenny (space cadet) Arinoff, The Savarin brothers, Steve and Jeff, from my hometown, Jewlett, and the young Chassman and Rak boys. Also my dear friend Nelson Kultz(great poker player and played a hell of a hot corner). I replaced big Julie as the best windmill pitcher the Pines ever had. Sorry Jules. I can remember a million other things and people(Qualludes and other wonderful subsyances). I should write a book about my years at this wonderful place and the wonderful people I've met during those years. Haven't forgot about you Steven Aban and the iced tea!! If you read this please contact me at feeny24@gmail.com. Memories, thank god we have them.