Best Hotels in Connecticut

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U.S. News & World Report ranks the best hotels in Connecticut based on an analysis of industry awards, hotel star ratings and user ratings. Hotels that scored in the top 10 percent of the Best Hotels in the USA earned a Gold badge. Hotels that appear after ranked hotels are sorted by hotel class and then by user rating, as provided by TripAdvisor.

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    Mayflower Inn & Spa, Auberge Resorts Collection
    Washington, CT
    #1 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 256 reviewsTripAdvisor (256)
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Nestled in the tiny town of Washington near the western edge of Connecticut about 92 miles northeast of New York City, the Mayflower Inn & Spa earns its romantic reputation according to past visitors. The entire property is quaint and calming, with a startlingly wide spectrum of white and cream colors on display. Guests adore the spacious guestrooms that feature classic New England decorations, including canopied beds and historical artwork. The spa is also beautifully designed, with a romantic ambiance of pastel hues and more contemporary patterns. Guests say the spa's services, which range from relaxing massages to Pilates classes, left them feeling rejuvenated. The hotel also features an acclaimed restaurant, which serves up dishes classic, seasonal dishes. Keep in mind that this hotel is also a part of the Relais & Châteaux family, so Club 5C members can earn and use rewards by staying here.

    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Delamar Greenwich Harbor
    Greenwich, CT
    #2 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 812 reviewsTripAdvisor (812)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Perched on the southern tip of Connecticut – about 35 miles north of New York City – this elegant hotel boasts beautiful views of Greenwich Harbor. And its appearance is just as rich as its period European-esque decor (complete with leather furniture and marble flooring). Accommodations are equally impressive, appointed with colorful accents, deep soaking tubs (with Bulgari bath amenities) and complimentary Wi-Fi access; recent visitors highlight the plush beds and relaxing bath facilities as extra touches that made their stays particularly comfortable. Keep in mind that while many of the rooms boast water views, some overlook the parking lot In addition to spa-like bathrooms, there's also an on-site spa and nail salon guests can take advantage of. When hunger sets in, head to L'escale: This in-house venue serves up fine French fare in a quaint Côte d'Azur-inspired setting, complete with 200-year-old terra cotta tiles and a wood-burning fireplace imported from the Provence region of southern France.

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Delamar Southport
    Southport, CT
    #3 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 438 reviewsTripAdvisor (438)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Recent visitors frequently describe the Delamar Southport as a hidden gem. Situated about 55 miles northeast of New York City in Southport, Connecticut, the Delamar only houses 44 guest rooms and suites. Each accommodation features Italian linens, antique marble floors in the bathroom and European toiletries, though some have views of the highway. Recent guests say the hotel's charm lends a romantic air to any stay, but are also quick to add that the spacious suites make it easy for multiple guests to enjoy. Whether you're at the Delamar with friends or a significant other, make sure you make time for a treatment in the Spa Suite. After a little bit of pampering, retreat to the Artisan Restaurant, Tavern & Garden for some New England-inspired eats that guests rave about.

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Delamar West Hartford
    West Hartford, CT
    #4 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 81 reviewsTripAdvisor (81)
    Free WiFi
    Delamar West Hartford is a 3.5 star hotel located at 1 Memorial Rd in Hartford. It has a 5.0 overall guest rating based on 81 reviews.
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Mohegan Sun
    Uncasville, CT
    #5 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 3403 reviewsTripAdvisor (3403)
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    When planning a quick gambling getaway, it's easy to overlook Connecticut. But one stay at this sprawling resort located in Uncasville — just 133 miles north of New York City — will change your mind. Mohegan Sun houses three casinos and features a state-of-the-art poker room, several thousand slot machines and more than 250 table games. If you're not looking to test your luck, there's numerous activities to choose from including shopping, golfing or eating at one of more than 40 dining outlets, bars and lounges. For an extra dose of luxury, retreat to the Elemis Spa for a relaxing treatment or massage, or catch a show at one of the resort's entertainment venues. But while a versatile selection of amenities is nice to have, recent guests attribute their satisfactory stay to the exceptional service and comfortable accommodations, appointed with large beds, lounge chairs, flat-screen TVs and in-room iPads. When picking a tower to stay in, however, guests recommending opting to stay in the Sky Tower over the Earth Tower.

    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Madison Beach Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton
    Madison, CT
    #6 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 836 reviewsTripAdvisor (836)
    Free WiFi

    Nestled along Madison, Connecticut's coast (about 20 miles east of New Haven), this Hilton outpost gives guests prime access to several charming New England villages and outdoor activities like kayaking, fishing and bird-watching. At the hotel, travelers can enjoy amenities like a business center, a spa, a private beach, a wine room, a bar and a fitness center with a separate yoga studio. Additionally, Madison Beach Hotel houses two restaurants, The Porch and The Wharf, where farm-to-table New England cuisine is served. Although most diners raved about the food served in both eateries, some said their meals were overcooked. Lodgers were more complimentary of the guest rooms, which they described as "beautiful" and "spacious." Each features neutral decor with a wooden sleigh bed and navy blue accents, as well as amenities like a furnished patio with ocean views, an electric fireplace (in most rooms), a minifridge, an HDTV and complimentary Wi-Fi access. What's more, if you're a Hilton Honors rewards member, you can earn or redeem points while staying here.

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Saybrook Point Inn and Spa
    Old Saybrook, CT
    #7 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 854 reviewsTripAdvisor (854)

    Overlooking southern Connecticut's yacht-filled Saybrook Point Marina, the Saybrook Point Inn & Spa provides its guests with a sumptuous stay. Accommodations are appointed with European accents, elegant wooden furniture, plush robes, marble-laden bathrooms, and in some rooms, homey fireplaces. Many visitors describe the Saybrook Point Inn's décor as cozy and tasteful, while the in-house spa, Sanno, and on-site restaurant, Fresh Salt, garner high praise for their casual atmosphere and diverse menus. While a few recent visitors lament the high room rates and entrance prices, many agree that the Saybrook Point Inn makes a superb getaway for those looking to catch up on R&R.

    3.5-star Hotel Class
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    The Fox Tower
    Mashantucket, CT
    #8 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1568 reviewsTripAdvisor (1568)
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    Formerly the MGM Grand at Foxwoods Resort Casino, The Fox Tower is just one of the outposts located in this massive complex. Accommodations here feature 32-inch flat-screen TVs, high-speed Internet access and floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook southeast Connecticut. Of course, the casino is a big hit with guests looking for a taste of Vegas without the desert climate, but another big standout at this hotel is the pool. Sprawling across 5,500 square feet, this fan-shaped swimming spot is lined with plush lounge chairs and shady cabanas housing flat-screen TVs and minibars. For more pampering, guests can book a treatment at the G Spa and Salon. What's more, Fox Tower guests will have full access to the Foxwoods complex's numerous restaurants (there are more than 30 eateries on-site), nightlife options and shops. Guests say if you're coming in on a weekend, the crowds may yield longer wait times. 

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Hyatt Regency Greenwich
    Old Greenwich, CT
    #9 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1651 reviewsTripAdvisor (1651)
    Free WiFi

    Sitting about 39 miles north of New York City in the Stamford, Connecticut suburbs, the Hyatt Regency Greenwich offers guests a break from urban living. Upon entering the lobby, visitors are greeted by the verdant trees, lush lawn and trickling brook of the hotel's garden atrium (the adjacent Gazebo Bar & Grill makes a great place to unwind). And if that's not relaxing enough, the on-site Enzo Riccobene Salon & Spa offers a full menu of massages and skin treatments. Recent visitors exalt this Hyatt outpost's spacious accommodations, which come equipped with modern conveniences like Wi-Fi access, 37-inch flat-screen TVs and iPod docking stations. When hunger sets in, head to Winfield's in the lobby. If you participate in the Hyatt rewards program, you can earn or redeem points by choosing to stay here.

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Grand Pequot Tower at Foxwoods Resort Casino
    Mashantucket, CT
    #10 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 543 reviewsTripAdvisor (543)

    Rising above the sprawling Foxwoods Resort Casino grounds in southeast Connecticut, the Grand Pequot Tower dazzles guests with oversized rooms, appointed with refrigerators, 32-inch flat-screen TVs, marble or Jacuzzi bathtubs, and beautiful views. Although some recent guests cringe at the high room rates, many say that the friendliness of the hotel staff and the convenient on-site amenities, including the tranquil Norwich Spa at Foxwoods (one of two spas), the gourmet Paragon restaurant (one of 38 eateries), and the in-house casino, make the Grand Pequot Tower worth every penny. Plus, because this hotel sits just off the city's main drag, guests have easy access to the surrounding area's numerous shops and dining spots.

    3.5-star Hotel Class
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    Hartford Marriott Downtown
    Hartford, CT
    #11 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 864 reviewsTripAdvisor (864)
    Free WiFi

    Overlooking the Connecticut River, the Hartford Marriott Downtown sits close to some of the city's most beloved attractions, including the Connecticut Science Center and the Mark Twain House & Museum. Recent guests applaud the hotel's locale for its convenience, putting guests within walking distance to multiple restaurants (guests recommend visiting The Capital Grille across the street) as well as the Connecticut Convention Center and XL Center. On-site, the hotel also offers an indoor pool, two restaurants of its own, a Starbucks (a guest favorite) and spa services at Prossage Wellness. Guests report a satisfactory stay thanks to the hotel's cozy accommodations, complete with flat-screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi and Marriott's signature 300-thread-count bedding. If you're a member of the Marriott Bonvoy loyalty program, you can earn or use points by choosing to stay here.

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    The J House Greenwich
    Greenwich, CT
    #12 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 389 reviewsTripAdvisor (389)
    Free WiFi

    With its high-tech amenities and comfortable accommodations, The J House Greenwich appeases both business and leisure travelers. The modern design of the guest rooms impressed former visitors, as did the technology: Accommodations are equipped with 55-inch flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi access, along with iPads that are programmed to control everything from temperature settings to room service orders. Bathrooms offer in-mirror TVs and Toto automatic toilets, although some guests said they needed instructions on how to use them. Those planning to stay awhile can opt for one of the suites, which include kitchenettes, private patios, multiple bedrooms and, in some cases, fireplaces. Prior lodgers were also pleased with the on-site fitness center and the chic J House Spa, which offers a full range of treatments. Travelers also recommend grabbing a meal or cocktail at the J House Restaurant, where contemporary American fare is available daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Although some recent guests reported technology glitches, overall, most were satisfied with the customer service. You can find The J House Greenwich situated about 3 miles northeast of downtown Greenwich, Connecticut. 

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Simsbury 1820 House
    Simsbury, CT
    #13 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 365 reviewsTripAdvisor (365)
    Free WiFi

    The Simsbury 1820 House is special in more ways than one. Guests regularly describe its location in the Connecticut countryside as dreamy, the accommodations as cozy and the service as next to perfect. Travelers were completely charmed by the friendly and helpful staff (especially the inn keeper), with some going so far as to say that the warm service made them feel as if they were spending a vacation with friends (even if they came alone). Guests were delighted by the striking 19th-century decor and antiques present in the rooms and the fact that the pristine furnishings didn't make their stay any less comfortable. Accommodations come equipped with beds dressed in Belgian linens and goose down comforters as well as TVs and complimentary wireless internet access. Complimentary continental breakfast is included in the room rate, as well as 24-hour coffee and tea service, both guest favorites. There is also a complimentary shuttle service to and from the Bradley International Airport and the Hartford, Connecticut, train station, though other traditional hotel amenities, such as a gym and a restaurant, will have to be sought off-site.  

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Hotel Zero Degrees Norwalk
    Norwalk, CT
    #14 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 500 reviewsTripAdvisor (500)
    Free WiFi
    Hotel Zero Degrees Norwalk is a 3.5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 500 reviews.
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    EVEN Hotel Norwalk
    Norwalk, CT
    #15 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 477 reviewsTripAdvisor (477)
    Free WiFi
    EVEN Hotel Norwalk is a 3.5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 477 reviews.
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Hotel Zero Degrees Danbury
    Danbury, CT
    #16 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 212 reviewsTripAdvisor (212)
    Free WiFi
    Hotel Zero Degrees Danbury is a 4 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 212 reviews.
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale
    New Haven, CT
    #17 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1715 reviewsTripAdvisor (1715)

    Sitting on the southern edge of New Haven Green — just a few blocks from Yale University's campus — the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale is a convenient home base for those looking to visit the school or tour downtown. The hotel itself receives mixed reviews. While some guests are more than pleased with their rooms and the customer service, others found the hotel's locale to the the only perk, citing sub-par rooms, extra fees and lack of amenities as drawbacks. Accommodations here are traditional in style and come equipped with feather pillows, plush linens, 37-inch flat-screen TVs, high-speed Internet access (for a fee) and views overlooking Yale's campus or Long Island Sound. Should you stay at this hotel, make reservations at John Davenport's at the Top of the Park — the restaurant's 19th-floor perch allows for panoramic views of New Haven. If you're a member of the Omni Select Guest loyalty program, you can accrue or redeem points by choosing to stay here.

    4.0-star Hotel Class
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    Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa
    Groton, CT
    #18 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1000 reviewsTripAdvisor (1000)
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Sitting about 4 miles east of downtown Groton, Connecticut, on the Pohegnut Reservoir, the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa is a convenient home base for business travelers. The hotel features a full-service business center – complete with copy and fax machines, as well as a notary public – and more than 19,000 square feet of meeting space. If you're in town to see the sights, you'll quickly notice that the Mystic Marriott is a hike from Groton's main attractions. Yet the hotel does receive a thumbs-up from recent visitors for several key areas, including comfortable rooms. All accommodations come equipped with flat-screen TVs, plush linens and cozy robes. Though some guests suggest asking for a room away from the elevators, which can get noisy at peak times. Most guests were also pleased with the on-site dining, which includes a Starbucks and the Octagon steakhouse. There's also a pool guests can take advantage of and the Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa, perfect for those seeking a little extra R&R. The Mystic Marriott allows guests participating in the Marriott Bonvoy loyalty program to earn or use points by choosing to stay here.

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    The Copper Beech Inn
    Ivoryton, CT
    #19 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 301 reviewsTripAdvisor (301)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    With just 22 guest rooms and suites, The Copper Beech Inn is certainly intimate. Exuding classic New England charm, this small hotel is tucked away in Ivoryton, Connecticut, about 38 miles southeast of Hartford. Recent guests say it's the hotel's location and cozy interior that makes The Copper Beach Inn such a good getaway spot. Lodgings are divided among three buildings: The Main House, the Carriage House and the Comstock House. Room amenities vary depending on the house you choose, but all are decorated in an English country-style (think dark wood furnishings). If you've come to The Copper Beech Inn for an amorous weekend, opt for accommodations with a hydro-massage tub and fireplace to up the romance. When you get hungry, try the menu at The Oak Room; visitors rave about the restaurant's dishes and upscale atmosphere.

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    The Litchfield Inn, BW Premier Collection
    Litchfield, CT
    #20 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 279 reviewsTripAdvisor (279)
    Free WiFi
    The Litchfield Inn, BW Premier Collection is a 4 star hotel. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 279 reviews.
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Hilton Mystic
    Mystic, CT
    #21 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1127 reviewsTripAdvisor (1127)
    Free WiFi

    Located across from the Mystic Aquarium, the Hilton Mystic is directly off Interstate 95 and about 7 miles from the Groton-New London Airport. The hotel also offers a complimentary shuttle within a 5-mile radius of the property. Recent guests said that they loved the location, but some reported customer service issues. Hotel amenities include a 24-hour market, a fitness center, a business center and a heated indoor pool. The property also offers free parking. The guest rooms include access to free Wi-Fi, coffee makers, 27-inch flat-screen TVs, blackout curtains and granite counters in the bathrooms. The Irons restaurant offers a breakfast buffet, as well as seafood, craft beers and cocktails. Because of this hotel’s ties to the Hilton family, Hilton Honors members can accrue or redeem points by staying here.

    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    The Inn at Mystic
    Mystic, CT
    #22 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 898 reviewsTripAdvisor (898)
    Free WiFi

    Boasting panoramic views of Mystic Harbor, the Inn at Mystic offers 14 acres to roam. Once a private estate, the property now features a tennis court, an outdoor pool, a putting green, basketball and volleyball courts, hiking and biking trails, kayaking and access to the local YMCA. There’s also free parking. When you get hungry, head to the on-site Harbour House Restaurant & Raw Bar, which serves local seafood and comfort food. A complimentary continental breakfast is also available to hotel guests. Many of the guest rooms, feature water views, some with balconies and Jacuzzis. All rooms come with flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, coffee makers, iPod docking stations and minifridges. However, several recent guests felt that rooms were dated and needed to be remodeled.

    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    The Spa at Norwich Inn
    Norwich, CT
    #23 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 673 reviewsTripAdvisor (673)
    Free WiFi
    The Spa at Norwich Inn is a 3.5 star hotel. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 673 reviews.
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Interlaken Inn
    Lakeville, CT
    #24 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 428 reviewsTripAdvisor (428)
    Free WiFi
    Interlaken Inn is a 3.5 star hotel. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 428 reviews.
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    The Goodwin Hotel
    Hartford, CT
    #25 in Best Hotels in Connecticut
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 147 reviewsTripAdvisor (147)
    Free WiFi
    The Goodwin Hotel is a 3.5 star hotel located at 1 Haynes St in Hartford. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 147 reviews.
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi

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