Tuesday, November 17, 2015

The Best Boutique Stays in Connecticut

Visiting New England? Connecticut is the southernmost state in the region, and close enough to New York to allow for a relaxing New England Vacation and a quick trip to the City for great entertainment. There are various regions of Connecticut you may want to check out, depending on what you’re looking for on your vacation. Stay at one of these boutique hotels during your visit to Connecticut.

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Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale provides both elegance and affordability. Plush feather pillows, high definition TV, and turndown service are all part of your stay. Guests enjoy access to the restaurant, bar, lounge, fitness center, spa, and golf course. The Yale campus is close by, so if you’re checking out schools, you can mark one off your list during your stay. This is also the perfect place to stay if you’re planning to attend an event at the college. The Yale University Art Gallery, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, and Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History are nearby, and great places to check out during your stay. Pets under 25 pounds are welcome.

Radisson Hotel Hartford rooms are smoke free, have Sleep-Number beds, in-room coffee makers, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Guests have access to a heated outdoor pool, whirlpool, and fully equipped fitness center. Bistro Z provides a breakfast buffet, lunch, and dinner. Drinks are offered at the Z Bar. Many of Hartford’s attractions are only minutes away, including the Mark Twain House and Museum, Harriet Beecher Stowe House, and Connecticut Science Center.

For a more adventurous vacation, The Fox Tower offers Vegas-style gaming, dining, and entertainment. Indoor moving walkways take you from the Tower to Foxwoods Resort Casino complex. Mystic Seaport is only nine miles away, and the hotel’s casino offers 3,000 slots and 33 table games. There are four famous-named restaurants, a 5,000 square-foot outdoor pool, a nightclub, and the Fox theater. Rooms include high-speed Internet access, iPod dock, coffee/tea maker, rainfall showers, and relaxing bath products.

The Inn at Mystic is situated in the small seaside-town, near the Mystic River Bascule Bridge, Mystic Seaport – The Museum of America and the Sea, and Mystic Arts Center. Guests enjoy complimentary breakfast, seasonal outdoor pool, and Wi-Fi access in public areas. Rooms are smoke-free and have complimentary Wi-Fi access, TVs, and cable.

Farnam Guest House is located in New Haven near the airport and Albertus Magnus College. It’s a great place to stay if you’re checking out the college. The Bed & Breakfast has eight air-conditioned rooms with DVD players, Wi-Fi Internet access, and cable TV. Complimentary breakfast is included, and there’s a library on-site. Eastrock Park is nearby. This is a perfect place for a quiet weekend getaway.

When you’re looking for a great New England getaway, think Connecticut. There are various regions to check out, each offering its own unique personality. A Hipmunk Connecticut boutique hotel will add a special spark to your getaway. Choose one of these locations today, and book your trip. Enjoy!