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One of the most charming villages in Connecticut must be Old Lyme where the Bee and Thistle Inn was built as a private home in 1756. Its second owners found its location too close to the road; so they moved it back from the wide main street of this village to its present gracious sett... more

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Originally constructed in the 1880s as the home of an ivory comb and keyboard manufacturer. The inn has lovely gardens and a fountain within a native woodland in Ivoryton, one of three villages that make up the town of Essex. The magnificent Copper Beech tree in front of the inn gives... more

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The unspoiled Connecticut River Valley, with its delightful, historic river towns founded in the 17th century, is one of the most scenic areas in the state. None of these towns is more charming than Essex, and there is no more enchanting place to stay there than The Griswold Inn, know... more

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Only a few inns anywhere in the world can begin to approach the level of accommodation and service offered by the Homestead Inn. Proprietors Thomas Henkelmann, a world-class, European-trained chef, and his wife Theresa, a truly talented designer, present the best of tradition and cont... more

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Inn at Stonington, Stonington, CT

The Inn at Stonington, overlooking the water in the picturesque village of Stonington, is a relative newcomer to the hospitality world but it exhibits all the features, amenities, and charm a traveler would expect in an inn with many years of experience. The living room, graciously de... more

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To stay at Manor House is to visit a grand home built a century ago and as you approach the front door along the winding driveway, it’s somehow easy to imagine that earlier life. When you walk through the door into the large hallway from which rises a grand staircase, you’... more

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Mayflower

When we passed through the gates of the Mayflower Grace, we felt as if we had been transported from bucolic New England to a European country estate. While the mood is European, the inn and the town boast a strong American heritage. The village was settled by descendants of the origin... more

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Old Mystic Inn - Breakfast

Not far from the Mystic Seaport is a small inn with eight guestrooms in two buildings: one a former bookstore where the keeping room, with its original fireplace and lovely old paneling, dates back to 1784, and behind this a carriage house built in 1988. This is a simply furnished inn... more

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The Simsbury 1820 House is located in one of those wonderfully charming Connecticut towns with wide streets, sweeping green lawns, and homes that cluster along the main street near the post office, the general store, and other conveniences. The history of these towns dates back to the... more

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The Steamboat Inn is an exceptional little hotel with an idyllic location right on the water with glorious views of the river. The entry, at the back, is small but handsome in a nautical theme of teaks, with an oar taking up the length of a side brochure display and a gorgeous, large ... more

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Stonecroft Country Inn, Ledyard, CT

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Ridgefield is a glorious country town in the mid-western corner of Connecticut and the West Lane Inn is perfectly situated for explorations of the area. The inn is set graciously in an elegant 19th-century estate, surrounded by an expanse of lawn and garden. There’s a grand terrace ... more

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On the eastern approach to Mystic, just before the famous bascule bridge over the scenic Mystic River, sits a lovely, historic hotel that affords reasonably priced accommodation, a warm welcome, and comfortable rooms in five separate buildings. The location is ideal for walking to jus... more

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