6 Best Airbnb Wedding Venues In Connecticut, USA - Updated 2024

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Connecticut comprises an exquisite mix of coastal cities, rural areas, and quaint small towns. The rolling hills, powdery coastlines, and green foliage create an awe-inspiring backdrop for your dream open-air nuptial. There are also award-winning vineyards in case you prefer a rustic barn wedding. Couples wishing to get married here can apply for a license from the vital records office of the town where they plan to have their marriage solemnization. The best part? The state does not impose a waiting period, so you can tie the knot as soon as you receive your marriage license. After or before the wedding, your guests can even try Farmington River Tubing at New Hartford or visit The Mark Twain House & Museum for a lovely time in this state.

Keep reading to get a headstart on wedding planning by booking one of these best Airbnb wedding venues in Connecticut, USA.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent reviews, location, venue options, costs and packages, amenities, guest accommodation, and event restrictions and regulations. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 17, 2024.

Your wedding will be one to remember for years to come when you choose a venue using our ultimate wedding venue guide here.

1. River Barn; Essex (from USD 489)

Take a look inside this beautiful rental: https://www.instagram.com/p/Cnb8S0svoJn/

This renovated barn promises remote tranquility away from the bustling city. It is an excellent venue for intimate weddings as the property can host up to 10 guests for a day event and 4 overnight guests. A non-refundable event fee of 500 USD will be levied from guests upon booking, which includes bridal parties using the space to get ready.

The host can also gladly recommend and make arrangements with external vendors to source unique celebration favors, floral arrangements, decor, and even desserts.

Nearest airport: Bradley International Airport (83.04 kilometers / 51.6 miles)
Guest capacity: 10
Standout features: Getting ready space for bridal party, local vendor recommendations
Testimonial: “We got ready in the barn for the wedding and it was the most perfect location to get our hair and makeup done for the wedding.” - Courtney

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Essex, Connecticut, United States
9.3 km (5.8 mi) from Gillette Castle State Park
128 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Barn 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were perfect and the air- conditioning worked great
the temp was unusually hot but the a/c worked great
well appointed and comfortable cottage
the barn is beautifully designed and very comfortable for a group of 2 to 4
the fireplace and living room couldn’t be any more perfect
incredibly clean and organized
it was exceptionally clean and luxurious
extremely clean and absolutely lovely
and it’s clean
house is super clean and organized
renee is the perfect host
renee was a great host and we absolutely recommend staying there
renee is an amazing host and leaves no stone unturned
renee & her husband are the most wonderful hosts and they literally think of everything
the host have taken care of every detail to make your stay special
amazing little cabin walking distance to picturesque essex village
the location is perfect too
short drive or walk to excellent restaurants
we were close enough for trails and hikes for him to enjoy too
the location is perfect as well
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2. The Hill Top House; Stonington (from USD 995)

Well-manicured lawns and stunning landscapes surround The Hill Top House. Boasting sweeping outdoor grounds, this property makes a premier venue for getting hitched. Everywhere you turn while strolling outside, you will be greeted by acres of lush greenery and blue skies beyond. Feel free to have your pre-nuptial shoot around the property.

After an exhausting day entertaining attendees, ease your tired feet in the private hot tub with your significant other while marveling at the breathtaking nature views. There is also a professional kitchen for creating a banquet feast for guests.

Nearest airport: Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport (PVD)
Standout features: Landscaped surroundings, hilltop location, panoramic views
Testimonial: “Half of our wedding party stayed at John’s house for our wedding weekend. It was the perfect spot for the group. John went above and beyond in accommodating us. He was highly responsive and promptly answered any questions we had. 10/10!” - Lauren

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Stonington, Connecticut, United States
40.19 km (25.0 mi) from Gillette Castle State Park
93 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 9 Beds 14 Guests 6 Bedrooms 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
however everyone slept comfortable despite not all rooms having ac
otherwise great space good location incredible sunset view and truly a fully stocked kitchen for cooking
so much space and plenty of room for everyone beautiful sunset views from the back porch
the grounds are beautiful; lots of comfortable places to sit inside and outside
tons of room for activities and fun
this is a crafty and neat home
john was easy to reach and very communicative
gorgeous place very receptive host
first and foremost - it is clear the owners want you to “feel at home”
clear that owners have opened their home to you and really want to be sure you enjoy it
owner is immediately responsive and house is extremely spacious and accommodating
the location was great close to wineries and downtown mystic
the house was a lovely location for a big family celebration
the house is in a great location minutes from mystic
this amazing hilltop house was a perfect location for a gathering of friends
the grounds are beautiful and the location is great
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3. Nathaniel Clarke House; Old Saybrook (from USD 450)

As soon as you step inside Nathaniel Clarke House, you will be welcomed by a classic interior filled with vintage décor, beautiful antiques, rustic farm tables, and glass chandeliers. This property has a long history dating back to 1795.

This historic homestead features a spacious yard that can be transformed into a gorgeous wedding venue. The property can host up to 50 guests and has easy access to airports. As per the house policy, quiet hours last between 12pm and 10am.

On-site parking is available for guests, but a large parking lot nearby can accommodate more than 50 cars. Keep in mind to contact the host for the minimum stay requirements and other details regarding your event plan.

Nearest airport: Tweed New Haven Airport (44.58 kilometers / 27.7 miles)
Guest capacity: 50
Standout feature: Historic home with gorgeous lawn
Testimonial: “We used this house as a wedding venue for 25 guests, and it was ideal - great experience with the owner - the house easily accommodated the guests, the caterers, the bartender, the florist, etc. - it was a wonderful experience across in all respects.” - Robert

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut, United States
15.28 km (9.5 mi) from Gillette Castle State Park
142 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 9 Beds 14 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable houses the number of guests available (everyone has a proper bed ) and all the amenities worked
lovely large outdoor space with tables comfy beds air conditioning in each room was great would highly recommend
it worked out great for our mini-family reunion with all the rooms
it wasn’t fancy but it was very clean and had everything you’d need
rooms and bathrooms were clean
the house was very clean and there were some festive holiday decorations which we appreciated
the yard is very nice and the place was clean
clean spacious home near the downtown area
yvette was very responsive
yvette was a great host and always available to answer questions
yvette was a great host as well she was very responsive and informative
she was a wonderful host always available and easy to communicate with
yvette was incredibly responsive and able to accommodate our particular requests
perfect house in a great location
location great for walking to food
very cute and homey place
beautiful home and great location
fire pit great and location excellent
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4. Longview Lakehouse; Brookfield (from USD 375)

Longview Lakehouse is in an exclusive lake community with direct access to a private beach and sports courts. This property is characterized by a tasteful blend of Scandinavian and Bohemian design with a fusion of mid-century and modern furnishings. Let your furry buddies tag along and share your special day with them!

If you plan to host your wedding here, coordinate with the host regarding the wedding package at an additional fee. The package customarily includes a bottle of champagne, a flower arrangement, and an hour late check-out for cleaning up. Moreover, you can use the house for pre-wedding preparations and other decorum.

Standout features: Wedding package, private beach
Testimonial: “Great stay at Longview Lakehouse! The house was very thoughtfully decorated and fun to stay in.” - April

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Brookfield, Connecticut, United States
84.74 km (52.7 mi) from Gillette Castle State Park
26 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
lovely home cozy clean quiet and even prettier in person
one of the best airbnbs i’ve stayed in everything was beautiful and clean and comfortable
very nice place and great host
very responsive and accommodating host
very helpful and responsive host
really good communication with the host
great location and really enjoyed the stay
beautiful home very close to the lake
also a great location very easy to get down to the lake
other than that not a ton to do within walking distance but still very calm and peaceful
christienne’s place served as a perfect oasis for us - away from the city
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5. Private campsite for barn weddings; Chaplin (from USD 140)

Do you dream of having a rustic barn wedding? This private campsite is a fabulous choice. The property is nestled on 6.5 acres (2.6 hectares) of wooded land, so you can look forward to dramatic surrounding sceneries and maximum seclusion. You can set up marquee tents on the flat riding spot against the James L. Goodwin State Forest backdrop.

Playing music is permitted but should be kept at a minimum volume as a courtesy to neighbors. No loud music is allowed by 10pm. Further, plenty of off-street parking awaits guests arriving by car here.

Nearest airport: Bradley International Airport (BDL)
Guest capacity: 15
Standout features: Rustic chic wedding venue, private campsite, surrounded by forest land
Testimonial: “Our wedding weekend at Jocelyn’s property was a bit crazy with all the rain we received on this weekend, unfortunately that was out of anyone’s control and we still were able to enjoy our wedding night, besides all that Jocelyn went above and beyond to make sure our day went as smoothly as it could go…She was more than an amazing host and would love to go back to just enjoy the clamping part of the Airbnb..” - Brandy

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Chaplin, Connecticut, United States
50.52 km (31.4 mi) from Gillette Castle State Park
71 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Campsite 0 Beds 16 Guests 25 Bedrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this is a great fun rugged place with just enough amenities to feel quite comfortable
it was very comfortable and cozy and kept us warm and dry even with cold and rainy weather
extremely well kept and clean too
jocelyns property was very clean private spacious and beautiful
great quite place super clean portable restroom local tips
the porto potty was also very very clean
my friends and i had a great weekend here the place was clean private and in a good location
host was very helpful and responsive
jocelyns was a great host and her property was beautiful
the host is great and accommodating
jocelyn is a great host
jocelyn is an amazing host
quiet location fun barn camping experience
trip to diana's pool was an easy quick drive and beautiful walk around nature
jocelyn also made a fantastic breakfast reccomendation (literally "that breakfast place") that completed the trip
the location had nearby hiking trails swimming holes and great places to eat
this is a quaint and great place to stay
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6. Mystic Blue Belle; Groton (from USD 519)

Exchange vows and say I do on the glorious gardens of Mystic Blue Belle. The landscaped lawns could easily be transformed into a wedding venue for intimate matrimonies with your close friends and loved ones. Note, though, that quiet hours begin from 10pm to 9am.

Start your morning with a cup of coffee on the porch to awaken your senses and prepare for the long day. This Victorian house features an entertainment area where you can leave the kids to play while preparing for the wedding.

Nearest airport: Groton - New London Airport (GON)
Guest capacity: 15
Standout features: Stunning gardens, Victorian-style house
Testimonial: “Andrea was incredibly responsive and accommodating. We rented the house for the weekend of our wedding for our friends. She allowed us to both check in early and check out late. The house itself was beautiful. Tons of character and still all the conveniences you need. The location couldn’t have been better either. So close to downtown Mystic yet far enough away that the bridge traffic didn’t affect us getting in and out of the house. Highly recommend the blue belle for anyone visiting the area.” - Michael

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Groton, Connecticut, United States
38.75 km (24.1 mi) from Gillette Castle State Park
129 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there was plenty of space to accommodate all of us and the beds were super comfy
the mattresses were ultra comfortable as well we will definitely stay here again
incredible location lots of space beautiful yard and a cozy way to experience mystic and the surrounding area
the house was gigantic and welcoming and plenty of room for 7 people to sleep (comfortably)
the large back porch was great to relax and have breakfast/lunch on
it was clean and comfortable
house was clean and well appointed
house was clean and beds were very comfortable
house is clean and spacious and comfortable
the house was very clean and check in was a breeze
andrea was a great host
andrea was more than accommodating and kind
andrea was extremely responsive to any questions we had
andrea was super helpful and responsive
andrea was friendly and responsive throughout
the location is great right near town
great location to town walking distance to the best spots
fantastic house close to downtown mystic
a truly beautiful home located walking distance from downtown mystic
the location is great and a short walk to all the downtown mystic attractions
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Connect with your partner in Connecticut

Connecticut boasts a remarkable combination of coastal venues, cozy barns, enchanting forests, and magnificent properties to host the momentous day you picture in your head. Look no further than this curated list of the best Airbnb wedding venues in Connecticut, USA, to legally bind with your partner for the rest of your life.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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