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Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Ellington, Connecticut - Updated 2020

Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Ellington, Connecticut - Updated 2020
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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
162 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen bathroom had everything you might need
were really comfy and the room has good air con
The kitchen is well stocked
Great quiet place with all the amenities
The apartment is fully furnished with everything you need and the fridge also has items that you are welcomed to help yourself to My girlfriend
Cleanliness:
The house was very clean
The house is clean and nice
There were clean linens and towels for all guests
The place itself was impeccably clean and
Home is as described and very clean
Host:
The hostess Michelle was awesome
Michele was always very quick with her communication
Michele was very accommodating dealing with special requests quickly and getting all our sleeping arrangements squared away before we arrived
Michele was even quick to respond when I haphazardly locked the key in the house
Michele was welcoming friendly and responded promptly to all contact
Location:
There is no way to block her access
Great location 10 minutes from UConn
The location is extremely quiet and peaceful but it is also only about 5-10 minutes off
If you are planning time in this corner of CT
A great affordable place in such a convenient location
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2. Lakefront cottage in Vernon (from USD 148)

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
43 reviews
Entire cottage 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
master bedroom kitchen dining room and bath
It was so cozy and comfortable
The upstairs of the home with the living room
The best wi-fi is in the dining room and living room
The cabin is situated just as shown in the pictures right on the lake--
Cleanliness:
Everything was clean and beautiful
clean and beautifully decorated
I can't say enough good things
Host:
watched football swam fished and enjoyed wonderful company
friendly and helpful MJ was there to greet us when we arrived
MJ as she asked us to call her and Paul made us feel like family
they take care of us about everything
kayaked napped celebrated birthdays
Location:
Only minutes from the city
yet only a few minutes drive from shops
The location on a quiet street was very nice
The location is convenient to all of your needs but once you are in the cottage by the lake
This place was a huge hit with everyone who visited Though it's tucked in the woods Vernon Circle's shopping is only ten minutes away which made it very convenient
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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
46 reviews
Entire apartment 7 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The studio has everything you could need for cooking and plenty of space to hangout
The pictures do no justice
Having a full kitchen was great to cook and grilling on the roof patio while watching the sunset was something special
The spaces were connected enough to provide private sleeping spaces with easy access to bathrooms and the kitchen
Nothing was too much trouble including
Cleanliness:
Her place was clean homey and
The place was so beautiful and very clean when we arrived
I may however be biased because I love music
Elisa's apartment is absolutely amazing Beautiful decor and very clean
Host:
the owner was very warm and professional
the host was attentive and extremely helpful
The owner was fast to respond reasonable flexible and a genuine nice person
The host is super communicative professional and has an absolutely wonderful space
Elisa was very responsive and gave great local recommendations
Location:
Right in the heart of the town and walking distance to so many great shops and restaurants
The studio is located at the middle of the town and around 20 mins to Brimfield Recommend
there are a few local ice cream places and pizza joints that one can easily walk to
It's wonderful to see a train go by every now
Best place to stay in Conneticut Especially when you're a musician
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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:
so the closest shower is off the kitchen downstairs
The room was excellent and wicked comfortable
The bed is so comfortable
The room has all the amenities one would want including fridge tv and adjacent bathroom
the cat is the best part
Cleanliness:
The inside is clean and nicely decorated
Great place Clean and comfortable
The place is super clean
The house very well decorated
but we were OK with it after meeting Mary and Larry and feeling more comfortable
Host:
sweet animals and a wonderful host
and I love all the extra touches
When we arrived Mary gave us a nice tour of her lovely house and encouraged us to make ourselves at home
We traveled with our dog and 2 cats and everyone got along well
Truly a beautiful home and wonderful hosts
Location:
It's still a very good deal
outstanding Restaurants and other services are extremely close
The house is situated in an ideal location with very easy access to the main routes and in a picturesque neighborhood
Beautiful neighborhood and a special home
The biggest muffins I've ever seen
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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:
The bed itself is very comfy
The bed is so comfortable
The dining room table was a handy place for doing laptop work
The bed was probably the most comfortable of any Airbnb I have stayed at
In addition to the comfy room there is a mini kitchen downstairs along with a fireplace
Cleanliness:
The bedroom was clean and neat
Her room was clean and neat
Host:
Sandra was a wonderful and accommodating host
Nice hosts with unexpectedly delicious breakfast
She's a spectacular baker & met is with a small warm snack despite our late arrival
Sandra is a kind and hospitable host She has opened up everything that her house has to offer to her guests
Sandra is a very welcoming host
Location:
Sandra's house is in a very quiet safe and peaceful neighborhood which is not far from the 84 freeway
The house was tucked away from the interstate and noise but close enough to get to them quickly
The neighborhood is very quiet at night
Had a wonderful stay at Sandra's--a repeat visit
I easily found an extra blanket tucked in the closet
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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:
My husband and I stayed in the room with king bed
We expected a lot after the pictures description and communicating with Peg & Mark and we got what we expected
beds were comfortable and the rooms were cozy
and my mother stayed in other room
refrigerator (they provided drinks and snacks)
Cleanliness:
The rooms were clean and comfortable
The ability to have two separate rooms was very convenient
Host:
She was available when needed and answered any questions we had Check-in and check-out could not have been any easier
Peg and her husband were warm and welcoming hosts who have a wealth of experiences
great communication and host would definitely stay there again
Peg was a super host
Peg's She is a great host and the room is spacious comfortable and clean
Location:
The location is a short walk to downtown Rockville
The house is great lovely backyard
definitely a plus in the house
Mystic Providence Newport and other locations
We had a wonderful time at Peg and Mike's house
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7. Private and convenient apartment in Vernon (from USD 69)

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.

MINUTES FROM EVERYWHERE GR8 AREA! WORK/FUN GR8 4 U
Vernon, Connecticut, United States
38 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
so comfortable felt like "home away from home"
It was very hot outside yet the rooms stayed comfortable
The place was so comfortable and the bed was amazing
This was a quiet little cozy place with thoughtful amenities
This is a wonderful quiet little place that has everything you need and more: kitchen big screen TV comfy memory foam mattress
Cleanliness:
Clean nice location and exactly as described
Everything was clean and we felt right at home
and I must say I loved it
This apt was clean and comfortable
Amazing comfortable and clean apartment
Host:
nearby David was always quick to respond to questions
The host David was very friendly and was quick to respond when contacted
David was a great host Easy and quick communication and made sure we were happy upon check-in etc
David is a great and prompt communicator
David responded quickly and was available for any questions Really comfortable bed
Location:
Right around the corner from Interstate 84 but on a quiet street
It's on a quiet street and within walking distance to a little convenience store
It is a VERY convenient location
Conveniently located only minutes from a major expressway
It is convenient to just about everything and
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8. Magical storybook castle (from USD 175)

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
112 reviews
Castle 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen has everything you need to have a dinner party and the dining room and living room are truly comfortable and cozy
the cozy castle is rich with history and ambiance
the castle is as beautiful as the pictures show
one word to describe the aborn castle is majestic
the photos dont actually show it off
Cleanliness:
it was decorated beautifully, it had antiques and it really went with the whole ambiance
the house was so charming an intimate and is exactly as pictured
it is absolutely charming and decorated beautifully
the castle is absolutely beautiful! the pictures really don't do it justice
fondly, fred and janet
Host:
while she's trying to be courteous and leave us to our weekend, we're trying to keep her there for more
what wonderful experience! the owner maria sacrificed using the property with her family over christmas for me and my family's long awaited reunion and
the host also prepare all neccesary utilities for us
she was so welcoming and made sure we always had a way to reach her if needed
she showed us around the castle and made us feel very welcome and at home
Location:
highly recommended a*********
the location is just a bit remote but there is a supermarket and liquor store close by, along with a few restaurants
(no mosquitoes, lots of birds and frogs
my boyfriend loved the place he said its the best birthday of his live
it is also fantastically photogenic, and surprisingly not far from very modern needs like pizza parlors and grocery stores
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9. 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

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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 23 Beds 19 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms

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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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