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“LOVELY INN CHARMING SMALL TOWN”
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Inn at Stonington
Ranked #1 of 3 Stonington B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
New York
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48 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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“LOVELY INN CHARMING SMALL TOWN”
Reviewed 30 November 2011

The Inn felt like a small boutique hotel/B&B. The staff was extremely friendly and made us feel very comfortable. We stayed in #7 which had a lovely view and very well kept. We spent 2 nights and decided to forgo the continental breakfast the first morning. We walked to Noah's and had a yummy breakfast with the locals. The town itself has interesting shops and restaurants. We visited a few wineries close by and took a short drive to Mystic. We were so impressed with how friendly everyone was. Smiles and warm greetings go a long way. We will definitely return.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 10 November 2011

When we arrived at the Inn at Stonington we were met by unbelievably good smells of home baking. We just about floated to our room, and were definitely looking forward to breakfast the next morning. The staff that greeted us and dealt with us throughout our stay were exceptionally helpful and friendly: nothing was ever too much trouble.
We stayed in room 7, then room 9 as it was fairly booked out, both look out to the river and had balconies. Room 7 was the larger of the two but 9 had a larger balcony. Both were decorated in a similar style and had enormous marble bathrooms. It was a wonderful retreat.
If you cant get a seaview room there is a lounge room on the third floor for guests to enjoy with
spectacular water views and comfortable lounges as well as one on the first floor.
It is close to all the local eateries and shops, and the walks around the town are full of absolutely delightful homes many historical and many just quaint.
Breakfast was just as yummy as the smells the afternoon before promised. There is also a
"happy hour" each evening in the bar from 6-7pm with complimentary wine and cheese which was a great way to start the evening.
We felt our four day stay was exceptional and we would thoroughly recommend staying here especially for a special getaway.

Room Tip: Seaview rooms are the pick but all are of a high standard and common lounge areas are lovely.
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  • Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
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East Sandwich, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 29 October 2011

My husband, myself, and my father-in-law stayed at the Inn for our son's wedding. From the moment we walked in we felt the warmth and charm of this magnificent Inn. My father-in-law who traveled extensively in his lifetime said he was so grateful he got to experience this wonderful Inn. He said he felt he was in an old friend's home and they were happy to see him.

The staff was outstanding, we hated for the week-end to be over, can't wait to return. Staying there made the whole week-end magical. We can't tell enough people about this wonderful place.

Room Tip: There are street side and water sides, even though ours was street side it was still wonderful.
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  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with family
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New York, NY
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Reviewed 26 October 2011

Situated at the quiet end of the town's main street and just off the river, the Stonington Inn is pretty, elegant and comfortable. We stayed in room one, a somewhat small but beautifully decorated queen bedroom with a private little terrace facing the water. The room's marble bathroom is actually huge and offers an inviting looking whirlpool tub as well as a large stall shower, toiletries and comfortable robes.

This is not a B&B but, nevertheless, a complimentary buffet breakfast is offered each morning with coffee, tea, juice, cereal, yogurt, hard-boiled eggs, bread and pastry. When the weather is nice, breakfast can be enjoyed on the inn's large and beautiful deck facing the water. In the evening, the inn offers a complimentary wine and cheese hour that can also be enjoyed on the deck, at the bar or in the comfortable main living room by the fireplace.

We arrived at the inn on a very hot August day and were annoyed to find our room stiflingly hot. However, in response to our complaints, the owner quickly arrived to check it out and the situation was rectified. By the time we returned to our room after dinner, it was cool and comfortable.

Although the inn is by the river and rooms are billed as "sea- side," there is actually a large parking lot and the Skipper's Dock restaurant between the water and the inn. It's still lovely but the view and water breezes are somewhat obstructed.

Overall we found our stay comfortable and Stonington to be a nice little town to visit, especially in summer. It's close proximity to Mystic allows you to enjoy the best of both for a summer holiday.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 25 October 2011

Delightful romantic Inn on the water in the quaint burrough of Stonington, Ct. All the rooms are very well done, and the water-side rooms offer views to die for.....just doesn't get any better if this is what you crave as my wife and I do. Situated in the center of town and walking distance to some outstanding seafood restaurants and unique shops. Property abuts Skipper's which is a good/lively restaurant also on the water with views galore. Innkeeper is most accomodating and attentive, and the complementary continental breakfast and evening wine and cheeze are fine touches.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Property: Inn at Stonington
Address: 60 Water St, Stonington, CT 06378-1423
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Region: United States > Connecticut > Stonington
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Stonington
Price range (per night): $326 - $478
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Inn at Stonington 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Inn at Stonington is a Stonington Connecticut Bed & Breakfast located directly on the waterfront in the heart of Stonington Borough. Since opening, the Inn has been featured as 'Travel and Leisures' Inn of the Month and has also appeared in 'Coastal Living,''New York Times,''Boston Globe,''New York Magazine,''Boston Magazine,' and 'Delta Sky.' Untouched by commercialism, this charming village is one of the few surviving New England seaside towns that has retained much of its 17th and 18th century flavor. Classic examples of Colonial, Greek Revival and Federal architecture can be enjoyed on a stroll down any of its quiet, tree-lined streets. During your stay with us, be sure to take in "The Borough's" variety of restaurants, antique and gift shops, and galleries - all within walking distance from our beautiful Stonington Connecticut Inn. ... more   less 
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