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Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Ellington, Connecticut

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Spend an exciting weekend or holiday in Ellington, Connecticut and enjoy the many great sights it has to offer! If you are into adventure and the great outdoors, you will definitely love to visit Shenipsit State Forest for a hiking and biking tour or the wildlife sanctuary of Nye-Holman State Forest. Take a hike up to the observation tower of Soapstone Mountain and soak in the beautiful view of the surroundings. Explore also the local breweries, taverns, historical sites, and museums as well as its lovely lakes and ponds in the area. There are plenty of things to do and there is never a moment of boredom in this charming town. Be sure to check out this list of the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Ellington, Connecticut and book one of them to complete your vacation experience.

1. Lovely peaceful retreat in Tolland (from USD 75)

Have a peaceful retreat in this lovely apartment located in a quiet rural area in Tolland with easy access to Interstate 84 and Hartford. The rental also comes with a fully equipped kitchen and a bathroom that has all the necessary amenities to ensure a lovely vacation stay. Take a walk at the nearby parks or go to one of the available tennis courts to enjoy a game or two. There are also beautiful walking trails in this lovely town.

UCONN Hideaway
Tolland, Connecticut, United States
184 reviews
Entire guest suite 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the double and single bed in the bedroom were really comfy and the room has good air con
we fully enjoyed michele's cozy quiet tolland hideaway
the space was very nice for us and we enjoyed the kitchen amenities
the apartment is full of plants and the air is so clean
private space with full kitchen and nice updated bath
wonderfully clean and host had great communication
a very clean and comfortable place
there were clean linens and towels for all guests
the house is clean and nice
it was very clean
she was as good as a host can be
our host michele was friendly
michele is an amazing host
great place and a great host
amazing host would definitely recommend
great location 10 minutes from uconn
great place not far from uconn campus
a great affordable place in such a convenient location
great location if you plan to visit boston or the berkshires
great place to stay for a night near u conn
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2. Lakefront cottage in Vernon (from USD 163)

This lakefront cottage in Vernon is definitely a sight to behold and a perfect choice if you’re looking for a secluded getaway. This two-bedroom cottage is an ideal choice for solo travelers, couples, friends or families of up to four members each. It offers views of scenic Middle Bolton Road, stunning sunrises and sunsets, and the breathtaking night sky amid an ocean of stars and the radiant full moon. The apartment is centrally located between New York City and Boston and in proximity to major highways. This is definitely a top choice for guests looking for absolute comfort and solitude.

Lakefront slice of paradise
Vernon, Connecticut, United States
50 reviews
Entire cottage 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful lake views from almost every room
great sleeping arrangement opportunities and a good kitchen and sitting area too
the cottage was even better than expected it has been nicely updated and was very comfortable
perfect lake house plenty of room to spread out and it still felt cozy
well stocked clean and beautifully decorated
everything is immaculately clean and all details were thoughtfully organized and available
our hosts know how to treat their guests
mj and paul were wonderful hosts
our hosts were very attentive to our comfort
marijean was very kind and responsive to any questions we had
the hosts are outstanding and we had an absolutely wonderful time
we loved the location and proximity to major roads and interstates
the location on a quiet street was very nice
the location is on a quiet road and i felt very safe there
how perfect this location was for our family the cabin is cozy and beautifully appointed with antiques
i would recommend your house to anyone looking for a quiet break 'away from it all'
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3. Artistic studio space in Stafford (from USD 200)

Nestled in an artistic community in Stafford, Music Studio 307 is a professional recording or rehearsal studio that is centrally located between Boston and New York City. It offers easy access to the university, Brimfield antique show, as well as to the new MGM casino in Springfield. There are three separate studios connected via a back hallway where a laundry room and bathroom are located. Guests will have access to the entire studio spaces as well as to the rooftop patio where they can enjoy a chill barbecue party. Guests are advised that access to the studio for recording purposes or rehearsals will require additional fees.

Professional Recording Studio
Stafford, Connecticut, United States
53 reviews
Entire apartment 7 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen was well equipped and the new breakfast bar was well stocked
the place was so beautiful and very clean when we arrived
her place was clean homey and so unique
the studio is eclectic clean and comfortable
elisa's apartment is absolutely amazing beautiful decor and very clean
the space is cozy clean and full of surprises
elisa is a fantastic host
such a wonderful host
from the start she was quite to communicate and responsive to any of our questions
the host was so kind in assuring that all our needs were met
the host elisa was so kind and welcoming and so easy to communicate with
location perfect for us
elisa's place is utterly unique and has tons of thoughtful touches
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4. Quaint historical house in northern Connecticut (from USD 70)

Stay in this quaint, historical home in northern Connecticut, which has been beautifully restored. The apartment features modern amenities and comfortable furnishings to assure its guests a quality vacation stay. The house is child and pet-friendly; so do bring your children or furry friends along! It is conveniently located close to Six Flags, Springfields Exposition Center, and other attractions. Enjoy your morning workout in the basement gym that’s equipped with exercise equipment that you’re free to use. You are also welcomed to prepare your own meals in the fully equipped kitchen. Enjoy a home-away-from-home experience in this lovely accommodation!

Cozy Historical Home, w/Large Room in Northern CT
Enfield, Connecticut, United States
85 reviews
Private room in house 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is so comfortable has all of the amenities is clean
for instance coffee and some easy breakfast items were available to us in the morning
the available coffee in the kitchen and super friendly cat were added bonuses
but given the price for a room to fit 4 people
the bed was like sleeping on a cloud and i love all the extra touches mary thought of
comfortable beds and cleaning bathroom
the room and the bathroom are very clean and the beds comfortable
the place is super clean
beautiful clean and comfortable home lovely family
the place is very clean and just by highway
mary is a wonderful host and really made us feel at home
she was very welcoming and friendly throughout our visit
met a friendly owner of her marvelous victoria home
the host is wonderful and the home is spacious and inviting
host extremely helpful and friendly
super convenient location
mary's house is very close to the malls highway and other places of interest in the area
starting with location the house is right off the local highway exit on a safe main street
enjoyed to hike at giuffrida park in meridan and northwest parkin windsor/ explored in hartford downtown
great house great people great location we highly recommand it
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5. Private lovely guest room in South Windsor (from USD 50)

This lovely guest room is a great choice for solo travelers, couples or business travelers visiting South Windsor. It is centrally located and in proximity to the University of Connecticut, Hartford, and Bradley International Airport. There are also plenty of restaurants, shops, parks, and local attractions for you to explore. Feel free to enjoy a barbecue session at the patio or unwind with a game of bocce ball in the backyard. Daily breakfast can be provided for a minimal fee.

Private spaces to rest and restore
South Windsor, Connecticut, United States
22 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
best wishes on that new fisher&paykel kitchen ;^)
we recommend taking her up on the breakfast (it was excellent)
the bed was probably the most comfortable of any airbnb i have stayed at
the room was cozy with a soft and comfortable bed and a small attached bath
the snug little bathroom has a nice shower with a rain head and plenty of hot water
the bathroom is very clean stocked with toiletries
the bedroom was clean and neat
her room was clean and neat
the bathroom was also clean and stocked with various types of toiletries
sandra is a very good host and her home is clean and well set up for visitors
sandra and tom were excellent hosts
sandra is a great host
wonderful place nice hosts with unexpectedly delicious breakfast
sandra is a kind and hospitable host
sandra was a wonderful and accommodating host
sandra's house is in a very quiet safe and peaceful neighborhood which is not far from the 84 freeway
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6. Historic home near Hartford (from USD 65)

Spend an amazing weekend in this large historic house near Hartford. It has two lovely bedrooms with a full bathroom and a shared laundry room. Guests are welcomed to use the backyard and deck with a hot tub. The apartment is just a few minutes’ drive to Hartford, the University of Connecticut, and Bradley International Airport. It’s located halfway between Boston and New York City. This accommodation is well-known for its cleanliness and comfort.

Historic home near Hartford, UCONN
Vernon, Connecticut, United States
11 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the historic bed and breakfast
the rooms were clean and comfortable
very clean beds were comfortable and the rooms were cozy
very clean and close to a nice area in the small town
peg and mark are great hosts and have a very clean place in a good location
peg was a super host
peg & mark are the best hosts we've encountered so far
peg and her husband were warm and welcoming hosts who have a wealth of experiences
perfect accommodations great communication and host would definitely stay there again
peg's place was as gorgeous as the pictures suggest and the inside was bright and spacious
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7. Private and convenient apartment in Vernon (from USD 90)

Enjoy the privacy that this lovely one-bedroom apartment has to offer! The home is located near Hartford and the University of Connecticut in Storrs. It is a quiet and cozy place to call home during your visit to the New England town. The apartment has its own private entrance, a nice Galley kitchen, a full bath, and off-street parking in the rear as well as a lovely backyard. It within walking distance of local restaurants and bars. It is conveniently located near all the major landmarks in the Manchester Hartford area. The place offers plenty of activities and attractions for you to explore, and this apartment is an ideal base for visiting those attractions.

Vernon, Connecticut, United States
46 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this was a quiet little cozy place with thoughtful amenities
david’s cute place had amenities all around the apartment
it was very hot outside yet the rooms stayed comfortable
clean and good neighbors
the place was spotless and comfortable
amazing comfortable and clean apartment
apartment was just as described - very clean with lots of nice personal touches
david's place was spotless and very comfortable
the host is superb quick responses thoughtful touches throughout and excellent local knowledge and recommendations
the host david was very friendly and was quick to respond when contacted
david is an awesome host who cares a lot about us
the hosts were very easy to reach and david fixed or responded to any issue that arose
david was a great host easy and quick communication and made sure we were happy upon check-in etc
great location too
great location book now
place is great close to everything and cozy
great place exceptional value so close to the highway yet quiet and residential
i recommend this place for anyone wanting to stay in this location
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8. Charming historical home in Enfield

This cozy historical home built in 1910 and located in Enfield exudes timeless charm and is perfect for solo travelers or budget travelers. The rental consists of a twin bed, antique desk, dresser, and a small walk-in closet. Explore the nearby local attractions such as the Big E Fairgrounds, Six Flags amusement park, Dr. Seuss Museum, Mark Twain Home and many others. Your furry pets are welcomed inside the house and in the enclosed backyard. Guests are welcomed to use the common areas of the home as well as the front porch swing and shaded backyard. There is even a treadmill in the house to keep your adrenaline pumping.

Cozy Historical Home w/Small Single Room to Rent
7 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 1 Guests

9. Magical storybook castle

This quaint three-bedroom New England castle is your chance to live out your fairytale dream! It was originally built on the property of a prosperous Ellington family way back in 1917 but has since been restored and beautifully renovated with modern furnishings. The spacious castle has a large dining room with an indoor fireplace that provides warmth and comfort during chilly nights. Enjoy staying in the thematic bedrooms of Jungle room and Romeo and Juliet room. Hike along the walking trails behind the woods or spend the day visiting nearby attractions such as the Atheneum Museum, Crystal Lake, and Shenipsit Lake. Boston and New York City are also easily accessible from this great location. It will definitely be a memorable dream of a vacation!

Cozy Storybook Castle
Ellington, Connecticut, United States
115 reviews
Castle 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great amenities and so many thoughtful touches in every room
there are beautiful and ornate lamps in every room setting a wonderful ambiance
everything is so warm and inviting with just the right lighting decor and plush bed linens
there is ample room for family entertaining
we had an amazing stay it was cozy elegant yet comfortable feeling
every inch of the castle was immaculately clean and incredible immersive
very nice and clean place
it was very clean the beds comfy totally quiet at night
a unique wonderful and clean home
the castle was spotless comfortable and warm
maria is an amazing host and a joy to speak with
maria is an amazing host
maria was a great host
maria the owner was the most lovely woman you could have the pleasure of renting from
maria was a splendid host and the accommodations are so cozy
i would definitely suggest this location to others
it's also very close to some good restaurants
amazing location each room is entirely different and beautiful
this is the ideal place for three couples or a family gathering
this is a unique and magical place we stayed here for a summer getaway and it was wonderful
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10. Exclusive private island holiday

Fancy your own private island holiday? This is your chance to have one! Invite up to 38 guests to Laurel Island for a perfect island retreat. The lake is wonderful for swimming, kayaking or other water activities. Enjoy the privacy and solitude that this island offers and the comfortable lodging in the five lovely cottages and main lodge. There is also a huge covered deck that overlooks the lake and has easy access to the main lodge. It is perfect for yoga and meditation retreats as well as family gatherings or reunions. You may also rent one or more cabins for smaller groups. This is definitely a perfect unique vacation experience that is not to be missed!

A Private Island (Up to 39 people)
East Hampton, Connecticut, United States
9 reviews
Island 27 Beds 19 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabins are fully equipt and comfortable
he was super flexible on check in and check out time and a wonderful host
island and hosts were great - jack is a really nice guy
justin stayed on the island the second night with his family and was very kind
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Get up and go!

Pack your bags and book an accommodation in one of the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Ellington, Connecticut. The place offers nothing but absolute comfort and quality fun. From quiet retreats to historic homes to modern artistic lofts to island retreats, there is something out there for everyone! There is no excuse to say “no,” so why not say “yes” instead?

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