Waterfront hotel, free breakfast on Long Islands East End Overlooking the Peconic Hyatt Place Long Island/East End is 4 miles from highway I-495 in downtown Riverhead, overlooking the beautiful Peconic River. Its less than 20 miles to the beaches of the Hamptons, and around an hours drive to New York City. Penguins and sharks You can meet the penguins or get up close and personal with the sharks at Long Island Aquarium, right next door, or rent a canoe at the hotel and take to the Peconic yourself. Long Island’s wine country, 5 miles away, lets you taste the best of more than 30 local wineries. Breakfast buffet, 2 pools The 24-hour fitness center and the indoor and outdoor pools will get your endorphins pumping, and you can replenish your calories at the free Kitchen Skillet™ breakfast buffet. The Coffee to Cocktails Bar serves up Starbucks® specialty drinks, along with premium beers and wine. Extra space, free WiFi The sleek, contemporary decor and separate living and sleeping areas give you plenty of space to work and relax, and the free WiFi keeps you connected. Many of the rooms have great harbor views, and when its time to wind down, you can hook up your device to the 42-inch HDTV.