11 Best Staycation Spots In Connecticut, USA - Updated 2024

Faraz
Faraz 
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Connecticut is a state in the United States of America that has a lot to offer. Whether you’re looking for beautiful scenery or you’re interested in architecture, there’s a lot to do here. It is home to beaches, museums, parks, art galleries, and even castles. It is a great place to learn more about history. There are several popular restaurants where you can try the most delectable meals. For lovers of literature, Mark Twain House & Museum is situated here and it is also the right place to know more about author Samuel Langhorne Clemens. The best part about Connecticut is that it offers the best of the urban city life while also offering a glimpse into the rustic world. Finding the perfect staycation spot can be a daunting task, so here is our list of the best staycation spots in Connecticut, USA.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 26, 2024.

1. Villa Signor (from USD 134)

Villa Signor is a luxurious vacation rental just minutes from the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut. Ideal for couples, this property is designed to be a peaceful oasis where guests can relax and recharge. A spacious outdoor area with a sizeable seasonally-heated saltwater pool is perfect for lazing in during sunny afternoons.

Guests can enjoy various amenities, including a fully equipped kitchen with modern appliances, a spacious living area with comfortable seating, and a cozy fireplace for those chilly evenings. Guests staying here can indulge in a relaxing spa experience without leaving the property, with the availability of the large soaking tub and the sauna.

The property is also near hiking trails, beaches, and other outdoor activities for guests looking to explore the area. Golf-lovers will be thrilled to know that there’s a golf course located just next to the villa.

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Stayed at this property?
Norwich, Connecticut, United States
30.68 km (19.1 mi) from Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
190 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the villa is very quaint and cozy the furnishings were delightful and the linens were exceptional
the condo was welcoming just as described very comfortable
we had a wonderful time at the villas we enjoyed especially the pools and the jacuzzi
the pools and jacuzzi were wonderful and the property is close to many restaurants
the good: the unit is comfortable and the king bed is comfy
Cleanliness:
the unit was very clean and comfortable
it was clean and bright too
we loved the comfort and cleanliness of the unit
it was clean and matched the description
very clean and easy check in
Host:
thank you so much amanda for being such a wonderful host
allie was very responsive to our questions had replied to our inquiries promptly
fantastic stay lovely host easy to communicate with and phenomenal cozy little place
very nice and accommodating
the owner communicates really well and ensures that you are having a great stay
Location:
great spot close to foxwoods
villa signor is a perfect location for a nice relaxing getaway
it’s also an easy walk to the pool and golf course
so close to mohegan sun this little unit has everything you need including a very comfortable mattress and pillow
amazing place to spend a relaxing retreat with your significant other
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2. Water's Edge Resort & Spa (from USD 435)

Water’s Edge Resort & Spa is located in Westbrook and offers one of the most fascinating views. It offers its visitors access to the beach and views of the ocean. There is a spa at the resort where one can relax and get a nice massage. There are swimming pools both inside and outside where visitors can enjoy taking a dip. The resort offers several luxurious amenities including a fitness center and tennis court. Each room looks welcoming and well decorated. Free WiFi facility, cable TV, iPod docking station, and a coffee machine are some of the amenities that are provided in every room. They also have a restaurant in the area which serves a wide variety of meals.

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Water's Edge Resort & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: 1525 Boston Post Road
8.29 km (5.2 mi) from Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna

3. Saybrook Point Inn, Marina & Spa (from USD 275)

Saybrook Point Inn, Marina & Spa is a lavish hotel located on Two Bridge Street. From the hotel, you can get a pea of the stunning Connecticut River. The hotel has spacious and commodious rooms that are well equipped with appliances that one might need. There is a dressing area where one can change their clothes. Free WiFi facility is also available. There are indoor and outdoor saltwater pools where guests can relax and spend some quality time. After exploring Connecticut, they can also head to the spa in the hotel.

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Saybrook Point Inn, Marina & Spa

Address: Two Bridge Street
8.67 km (5.4 mi) from Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

4. The Whaler's Inn (from USD 543)

The Whaler’s Inn is located on 20 East Main Street in Mystic. It features spacious rooms that are well furnished and clean. They even have work desks where you can sit comfortably and work; perfect for those who are traveling to Connecticut for work. The rooms have a very cozy, homey vibe to them. Some of them even have their own fireplace. The staff here is courteous and very friendly.

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The Whaler's Inn

Wifi Available

Address: 20 East Main Street
36.52 km (22.7 mi) from Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Business centre Family rooms

5. The Delamar Greenwich Harbour (from USD 370)

The Delamar Greenwich Harbour affords a panoramic view of Greenwich Harbor. It features a spa and a fitness center. It has lavish rooms, each of which is equipped with a flat-screen cable TV, a work desk, cozy seating arrangements, and a WiFi facility. There is a restaurant on the premises where you can munch on French and Mediterranean-style cuisine. The hotel offers a delightful, luxurious, and utterly relaxing experience to its visitors.

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Delamar Greenwich Harbor

Wifi Available

Address: 500 Steamboat Road
108.47 km (67.4 mi) from Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

6. Courtyard New Haven at Yale (from USD 183)

Located in close proximity to Yale University, this pleasant hotel boasts extravagant rooms. These rooms boast a plethora of amenities including WiFi, wired internet, a seating area, a work desk, and two phones with data ports. It also features luxurious bathrooms that have a premium feel to them. There is a restaurant on the premises which offers snacks and meals. There is a fitness center where guests can work out and meeting space, ideal for those who are on a business trip. One can spend some time relaxing in their rooms or head to the restaurant for some quick bites.

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Courtyard New Haven at Yale

Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 30 Whalley Avenue
44.35 km (27.6 mi) from Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre

7. Mohegan Sun (from USD 357)

Mohegan Sun is located in Montville, Connecticut. It is the ultimate destination for those who want to have some amazing time without stepping out. There is a spa center where the guests can avail of a variety of services. The luxe rooms boast a free WiFi facility, a coffee maker and a flat-screen cable TV. There are other rooms which offer stunning views, a seating area along with a sofa bed. Toiletries are also provided. Those who like shopping can head to the shopping area and get themselves some souvenirs. There are indoor and outdoor pools where guests can enjoy swimming. One can also play golf by paying an additional amount.

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Mohegan Sun

Wifi Available

Address: 1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard
30.73 km (19.1 mi) from Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

8. Ethan Allen Hotel (from USD 145)

Ethan Allen Hotel is a delightful hotel which is located in the middle of New York City and Hartford. Strategically located, this hotel boasts a rejuvenating and relaxing environment. The suites and rooms are furnished and have a homey feel to them. Complimentary coffee service is offered in the morning until 10am. There are two TVs in the suites. There is an on-site restaurant where one can enjoy having a sumptuous meal.

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Ethan Allen Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 21 Lake Avenue Extension
89.96 km (55.9 mi) from Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Garden

9. The Goodwin (from USD 206)

The Goodwin features enchanting rooms, each of which has a seating area, a flat-screen TV, a work desk, and a coffee maker. WiFi facility is also provided. There is a restaurant on the premises where guests can enjoy authentic French meals. The staff is extremely cordial and accommodating. There is a fitness center and a business center on the premises as well. Guests can enjoy the luxurious services and have a great time.

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The Goodwin

Wifi Available

Address: 1 Haynes Street
51.63 km (32.1 mi) from Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre Dry cleaning

10. Residence Inn By Marriott Hartford Downtown (from USD 316)

Residence Inn By Marriott Hartford Downtown is situated in Hartford, very close to the Connecticut Convention Center. There is a convenience and grocery store on the premises where one can buy fresh groceries. You also have access to a fitness center. Every accommodation features a flat-screen TV, a seating area, dining area along with a fully equipped kitchen along with a free Wifi facility. The hotel also offers a free shuttle service within 8 kilometers (4.9 miles) which can be used to travel to the places close by.

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Residence Inn by Marriott Hartford Downtown

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 942 Main Street
51.53 km (32.1 mi) from Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

11. Hyatt Place Milford/New Haven (from USD 164)

Hyatt Place Milford is a bright and clean hotel located in Milford, in close proximity to Milford Plaza Shopping Center and Yale University. It features spacious rooms that have enticing decor and a hot tub. There is an ATM, a business center, and a fitness center on the site. One can enjoy reading newspapers or watch a movie. There is a hot tub which opens at 6am where you can spend some relaxing time. They also offer a wide selection of breakfast.

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Hyatt Place Milford/New Haven

Wifi Available

Address: 190 Old Gate Lane
53.87 km (33.5 mi) from Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

Take home a bundle of memories

That was a list of the best staycation spots in Connecticut, USA. A staycation can offer the perfect escape from the hectic schedule that you have. Take in a whiff of the relaxing atmosphere, swim in the pool, and have the time of your life at these amazing staycation spots.

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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Faraz Khan is a part-time content writer who loves stargazing, cloud-watching and reading poetry and fiction. He's also a Wonder Woman fan.

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