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The word around town.

Now that you have read what we have to say about Solé East, see what the Press has to say. Here is a sampling of just a couple of the many positive reviews.

“The many different offerings of Solé East create the perfect vacation for those who discover this hidden gem in Montauk. Luxury and leisure truly come together at Solé East.”—Vox, Summer 2007

“The sexiest swimming pool in the Hamptons ... 2.5 acre property of lavish and impeccably landscaped gardens ... a hip night scene is right on site”—Montauk Pioneer, July 2007

Recent Press

Top Ten Halloween Parties In The Hamptons — October 31, 2012

“Whether you are looking for a Halloween party this weekend or on Halloween here are the top ten Hallowwen Parties in the Hamptons.”

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Farm To Table Dining At Solé East's Backyard Restaurant In Montauk — September 2012

“I went to eat at The Backyard Restaurant at Solé East and with each bite I contemplated real estate nearby”

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Table Hopping With The Stars

Resident — August 2012

“Besides being the boating capital, the fishing capital and the surfing capital of Long Island, the Hamptons is also -- without a doubt -- the celebrity sighting capital of the Island... Kirsten Dunst was spotted at Montauk's Solé East for a Vogue photo shoot.”

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Insider's Guide to the Hamptons

Travel+Leisure — July 2012

“Pack your bag this is the East End like only locals know it...Solé East Resort is set in a Tudor Style House, with 61 whitewashed rooms; an allée of bamboo leads to eight garden cabanas out back.”

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Dim All The Lights As Hamptons Night Heat Up — July 2012

“Another whirlwind weekend here in the Hamptons, and after running to and fro all weekend, ending up at Solé East in Montauk on Sunday night for their Summer Sunday Classics, and catching a few surf movies under the stars following a delightful dinner was just a fantastic way to end the weekend.”

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Guest of a Guest

Citizen Cope Puts On Not One, But Two Shows At Sole East

Guest of a Guest — July 12, 2012

“Last Saturday was a busy one! With Bumble and Bumble armed with Surf Spray stopping by The Surf Lodge in the morning, Real Estate preforming there at night and Citizen Cope playing at Sole East,”

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The Daily Dan

Momofuku Milk Bar Hits Montauk

The Daily Dan — June 29, 2012

“The hankering for the Momofuku bakery offshot's infamous crack pie and whacky cookie combos needn't be squelched out East this summer.”

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Marcus Samuelsson Celebrates His New Book at Solé East — June 26, 2012

“Today, he's the chef and restaurateur behind Harlem's Red Rooster and a newly minted author embarking on a cross-country book tour. First stop: the Hamptons. In advance of a celebratory book dinner at Solé East this Saturday, we spoke with Samuelsson about writing, cooking, and the East End.”

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Today Show

Kate Maxwell - Solé East>

Today Show — Aired: Monday, June 25, 2012

“Affordable, active summer trips to help you unwind”

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New York Post

Hamptons Players

New York Post — Saturday, May 26, 2012

“Find out where to hit a post-polo party, book a waterside table and buy a bikini with our guide to what's new out east this season”

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Long Island Business News

Hospitality - Ones To Watch

Long Island Business News — May 17,2012

“With (a) Montauk restaurant since 2009, Kolar has created Mediterranean-influenced fare with a focus on fresh, local ingredients.”

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Montauk Pioneer

Dan's Best of the Best 2011

Montauk Pioneer, page 8 — October 21, 2011

“Best Brunch, Best Continental Cuisine - Backyard Restaurant at Solé East”

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Social Life

A Day In The Social Life

Social Life — July 22, 2011

“Spending the dawn through the dusk in the Hamptons”

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Hamptons Magazine

Going The Distance

Hamptons Magazine — August 5, 2011

“Montauk proves it is worth the extra mileage with its amazing array of fine restaurants...Solé East Resort is one of those secrets you wish you had known about earlier.”

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Hamptons Magazine

Save The Date

Hamptons Magazine — July 8, 2011

“Solé East hosts the Hamptons International Film Festival's Summer Sunday Classics Series”

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Scenes to see -- and be seen in

Newsday — Friday, May 25 2011

“Long Island's East End is about to be sworn over to the droves of celebrities, jet-setters and other visitors who descend on the Hamptons from Memorial Day through Labor Day.”

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Montauk Sun

Garden of Eating Backyard at Solé East

Montauk Sun — August 2009

“Backyard is the Tale of Two Restaurants…staying true to Montauk's roots while daring to venture into top culinary talent and cuisine.”

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Food and Wine

LA's Animal Chefs Pop Up in the Hamptons

Food and Wine on-line — July 14, 2009

“The awesome guys behind Animal in L.A., who are also F&W Best New Chefs 2009… will be fronting a pop-up restaurant at the Backyard.”

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Grub Street

L.A.'s Beard-Nominated Animal Pops Up in the Hamptons — July 14, 2009

“Who knew the Hamptons would be a culinary showcase this summer?”

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Montauk Sun

The Backyard: Market Driven Cuisine with Finesse

Montauk Sun — July 2009

“A fabulous restaurant has been added to the stable of quality Montauk eateries…”

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OK! Magazine

Hit the Hamptons With Our Cheat-Sheet For What's Cool, New, and Fun Refinery 29, The Pipeline

Style on Tap — June 18, 2009

“While the world's most famous weekend destination has sadly become a tad predictable over the years, every summer the tide does indeed bring in a few new surprises … Sole East.”

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OK! Magazine

Montauk Spot Gets Makeover

Metro New York — June 17, 2009

“Recently Wavestone Properties renovated… Sole East, and, Voila! Manhattanites are going the extra miles past South and East Hampton for their summer living.”

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OK! Magazine

Welcome to the Hamptons!
Where to Kick Up Your Heals

OK! Magazine — June 8, 2009

“Relax poolside at swanky Solé East ... Montauk's Solé East is hosting a series of afternoon-into-evening pool parties, six of which will be directed by peeps behind Chloe 81s “Ivy” soirees in NY.”

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Trovata to Montauk — May 26, 2009

“... at Solé East ... the back of the hotel will soon play host to a Trovata pop-up shop.”

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>Refinery 29

Alexandra & Theodora Richards Host a Swingin Summer Hamptons Bash at Solé East

Refinery 29 — May 26, 2009
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Fashion Week

Your Weekend Party Plans (Hint: Hamptons!)

Fashion Week Daily, The Chic Report — May 22, 2009
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New York Times

The Hamptons Before the Crowds

New York Times — February 20, 2009

“From a design perspective, Montauk is blazing the trail as the East End belatedly embraces the boutique aesthetic... The 60-room Solé East hotel, which replaced the old Shepherd's Neck Inn in 2006, now welcomes guests with white walls and floors accented by colorful Marimekko pillows... the overall vibe is mellow.”

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New York Magazine

Wintering in Summerland

New York Magazine — October 26, 2008

“The white-on-white rooms look straight out of the Bahamas, while the Backyard restaurant has fireside tables...”

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Travel and Leisure Magazine

Montauk- The Hamptons Without the Crowds
Catch the new wave in Montauk—a quintessential beach town that's not just for surfers anymore.

Travel and Leisure Magazine — September 2008

“Montauk... has been colonized by fashion-forward boutiques and hotels that are one-upping the rest of the Hamptons with a refreshingly relaxed sense of style. ... Much more low-key are sister properties Solé East (doubles from $220), in a Tudor-style building with sisal carpets and wood-burning fireplaces, and Solé East Beach), in a revamped oceanfront motel”

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Food and Wine

Solé East

Food and Wine on-line — Summer 2008

“The low-key Tudor-style hotel has beachy accents like sisal carpets and wood-burning fireplaces. Show off your tan at a sunset DJ party on summer weekends by the pool; then sink into pillow-top beds draped in Italian linens.”

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Montauk Pioneer

Classic Burlesque. Montauk Was Dazzled By Burlesque At Solé East

Montauk Pioneer, Issue 16 — July 11, 2008

“... was first class and suitable for any HBO special ... it was that good!”

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Montauk Pioneer

Solé East. Join the Jet Set in a Very Cool Montauk Scene.

Montauk Pioneer, page 9

“...the sexiest swimming pool in the hamptons ... property of lavish and impeccably landscaped gardens..hip night scene on site...”

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Hampton Life

The Young Turks

Hampton Life

“... a destination itself unlike any other in Montauk ... This could be the next big thing in the Hamptons.”

Montauk Pioneer

Welcome To Montauk. The New Owners of the Shepard's Neck Inn Have a Party and Have a Plan

Montauk Pioneer — July 6, 2007
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New York Times

A Long Island Village Slides Towards Resort Status

New York Times — December 13, 2006
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