10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Groton, Connecticut - Updated 2021

airbnb Groton CT

Located in between New York and Boston, the town of Groton, Connecticut is the largest municipality of the cities surrounding Rhode Island. Furthermore, strategically situated along River Thames, Groton is well-known for its long shores and beautiful water views. Groton is also the “Submarine Capital of the World” — home to the great US Naval Submarine Base, this town offers its visitors the chance to board the first nuclear submarine, or learn more about its history at the Submarine Force Museum. With both stunning scenery and enriching learning opportunities, Groton is definitely a must-visit for any trip to the US of A. Don’t forget to check out our list if top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Groton, Connecticut!

1. Vinola lakeside cabin on beach pond with sauna (from USD 150)

Built in the early 1930s, this home is the “Cabin in the Woods” you’ve been looking for! Not only is it fully equipped with a well-furnished kitchen, clean bathroom and spacious bedrooms, it also offers a lovely traditional wood-fired Finnish Sauna for a relaxing soak after a long day of travelling. A short 400-foot (121.9 m) walk from the porch leads to a private beach where guests are welcome, and the hosts even provide kayaks, canoes, and a paddle board for guests to use at their leisure! You are going to enjoy this place so much you won’t even notice the absence of technology — don’t miss out.

Vinola-Lakeside Cabin on Beach Pond with Sauna
Voluntown, Connecticut, United States
520 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 6 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had two families (with small kids) in here and were quite comfortable
the cabin was beautiful and cozy and the sauna was the perfect touch for our relaxing night in
warm and cozy and always welcomed by some snacks
cabin was sparkling clean very cozy
the cabin was clean and well equipped
amazing little cabin it was very clean and welcoming
the cabin is thoughtfully decorated sparkling clean and wonderfully inviting
clean and lovely with so many things to do could not recommend it more
amazing place host went above and beyond
angela is a great host
i could tell that the host has made thoughtful touches
the host and her family are gracious and charming
angela and her family are wonderful hosts
a great family location by the lake
beautiful location and the sauna is just perfect
the location is ideal for anyone looking for a reprieve from city dwelling
a cozy cabin in a beautiful location
peaceful cabin that was comfortable near a beautiful lake and close to great local hiking spots
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2. Lacy’s Place — a spacious suite with private bath (from USD 90)

Only one mile (1.6 km) from downtown Mystic, and on the edge of a large nature preserve, this is just the place for those seeking a quiet, tranquil place to enjoy whilst visiting the Mystic area. History lovers will be delighted by this place as well — just behind the house is a cemetery that is centuries old! Furthermore, this cosy home offers a lovely lounge area, sunny dining room, as well as a well-furnished bathroom. It’s definitely going to be hard to leave this homely place!

Lacy's Place--Spacious Suite, close to town
Mystic, Connecticut, United States
266 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
gary also provided such nice amenities he left snacks in the fridge and fresh flowers in the bathroom
we stayed a week enjoyed the breakfast treats delicious coffee and laundry facilities
there is plenty of room and space very comfortable
gary's place was great very cozy and clean comfortable furniture plenty of space
this space is well cared for roomy immaculate & comfortable
clean quiet and comfortable
gary’s place was great the space was super clean and smelled really good
the apartment was super clean and spacious and had lots of nice little touches
everything was extremely clean and well thought-out
very quiet clean a nice place to relax
gary was a perfect host
gary was a great host
gary was a great host
gary is a great host
was a great host
located in an amazing location
super close to everything
great location just a couple minutes drive from downtown mystic
downtown is in walking distance cute little park just over the bridge
location is quiet and sunny yet close to everything by short car ride
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3. The Tree House

Just a short drive to many fun destinations the Tree House is perfect for those who want a taste of all that Mystic has to offer. It is only 4 (6.4 km) miles to the Mystic Aquarium and Old Mystic Village’s shops & restaurants, as well as 4.5 (7.2 km) miles from Mystic Seaport. The inside of the apartment does not disappoint either — the lovely wooden interior keeps the home calm and sunny all day long, whilst the cosy dining room and lounge area is perfect for a night in with your loved ones. What more can we say?

The Tree House
Mystic, Connecticut, United States
223 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the tree house is a adorable apartment above the garage
some light breakfast items coffee and tea were provided which we really appreciated
the space looked new was very comfortable and had everything we needed
we especially appreciated the little things around the apartment such as the chocolate and coffee and breakfast foods
available breakfast items and coffee on hand were just perfect for a morning start of sight seeing
very clean and private
so super clean and modern
everything was clean and comfortable
the space was very clean and organized
comfortable clean and updated
hosts were very nice highly recommend
bruce was a perfect host
he was very accommodating and went above and beyond to make us feel comfortable
bruce was a great host and met me upon arrival to show me around
our host was really great organized and everything was so easy
super cute place and a great location about 10 mins from downtown mystic
this is a great location
great location and apartment and perfect for a calm get away
this place is in a great location and is absolutely perfect for a get away
great location and quick communication
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4. Cheery coastal apartment (from USD 85)

This cheery, colourful apartment is bound to lift anyone’s spirits upon walking in. It offers a large open room, a wheelchair accessible bathroom with bar supports, and a well-furnished kitchen. Nearby attractions include the Harkness Memorial State Park, Ocean Beach, and the Mystic Aquarium & Seaport. The home itself has a private deck with two chairs and a table — just perfect for a meal with a view. A true Airbnb find!

IT'S A SHORE THING- No cleaning fee
Waterford, Connecticut, United States
296 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great room with all of the amenities and then some
-the bed: mattress pillows sheets - all super comfy
delicious homemade breakfast bars and flowers from their garden
felt very comfortable delightful people to stay with in a seperate little apartment/cottage
we had the best time here the room is beautiful and we really enjoyed the outdoor deck
exceptionally clean and nice lighting
super clean everything was great
the bathroom is beautiful and so clean
the apartment was sparkling clean and adorable
the place was clean comfortable and exactly as pictured
hosts are friendly and helpful
the hosts were warm and wonderful
they owners are very friendly and welcoming
great space and wonderful hosts
bill and lynn are very kind hosts
this place is small and cute
the location is very peaceful and serene
a really nice studio close to a beautiful private beach
aside from the apartment being beyond what we expected the location was even more beautiful
close to an amazing beach
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5. Modern studio in downtown Mystic (from USD 144)

Sleek and stylish studio apartment is perfect for those who want to be at the center of the city’s bustling activities. Not only does it sport modern furnishings and appliances, a massive 4K flat-screen TV, one queen-sized memory foam bed and a sleeper-sofa which converts into a double bed, it also offers the stunning view of the Mystic River right out the front window! Located at the heart of Mystic, it is also only a stone throw’s away from all that the city has to offer. You wouldn’t be able to leave this place!

⭐ Modern Studio in Heart of Downtown Mystic
Groton, Connecticut, United States
247 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi is lighting quick and the presence of the washer/dryer is also fantastic
perfect small apartment in downtown mystic
great location in mystic ct the apartment had a great tv and large couch
clean comfortable and cozy
this place was very clean and pleasant
neat and clean
it was immaculately clean modern and comfortable
the place was very clean and had everything we needed
kevin was a wonderful host
kevin was an excellent host
kevin was a great host
the host was super helpful
also kevin is a remarkably responsive host
great spot close to everything
very cute place perfect location to walk around downtown
excellent location and walking distance to downtown mystic
great location and good price
cute little place in an awesome location
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6. Beautifully renovated Victorian guesthouse (from USD 57)

Not only is this home architecturally stunning, it is also incredibly well-furnished — all guests enjoy full access to a fully-equipped kitchen, dining room, parlor and sitting room. It is also only steps away from some of Groton’s best restaurants, galleries, waterfront park, ferries and train station. Beautiful and convenient, this guesthouse sure is a winner!

The Port @ NL - #9 Private Queen bed
New London, Connecticut, United States
164 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this visit i got an adorable garret room with enchanting ceilings and a little nook to sit in
there are nice common rooms with good light
the room was very neat along with the rest of the house
room 9 is on the 3rd floor and felt like a private penthouse
the room was simple and the bed comfortable
nice clean place to stay
very clean and spacious spaces
very clean and good heat in winter
very clean room and comfy bed
place was very clean and bed was comfortable
krista is an amazing host
she was very friendly and told us to let her know if we needed help with anything
krista was very accommodating with a late check in and super fast communications
terrific host and beautiful room
the local neighbors are friendly and helpful
location was great close to downtown restaurants
great place located in dt new london
great location and lovely house
beautiful house conveniently located a short walk from the train station and to restaurants/cafes
great prices and convenient location
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7. Mystic river cottage

Perfect for two couples or a family, this river cottage is perfect for those who want a taste of all that Groton has to offer. It is walking distance to Mystic Market West, and a very short drive to downtown Mystic and Noank Village. It includes a modern kitchen, a combination dining and family room, and 2 bedrooms. However, the star is definitely the yard — this house features a beautifully-landscaped yard with culinary herbs and flowers, and a gas grill, fire pit and patio furniture are provided for a fun night in. This will be a home hard to say goodbye to!

Mystic River Cottage
Groton, Connecticut, United States
134 reviews
Entire cottage 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
thoughtful touches throughout (bottled water light breakfast snacks coffee and cream)
the cottage has excellent facilities that are well-maintained
the bathroom had plenty of towels and a few extras like small bottles of shampoo soap razors etc
comfortable beds sunny & open space all in a sweet little home
the cottage is cozy in the best sort of way--compact but very livable space
everything was very clean too
very clean and updated
very clean and comfortable communication was great
extremely clean house with thoughtful touches added
it is very clean with new appliances
excellent hosts with thoughtful touches throughout
thanks again to our hosts
the hosts were very nice and accomodating
the host is very helpful offering suggestions and tips
george was a great host and his place was great
the location of the house is awesome
outstanding close to mystic river
this is a very cute cottage close to everything
good location super easy to get to everything
close to town and attractions in the area
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8. Clean and chic apartment close to Mystic (from USD 71)

This apartment is centrally located to just about everything — only 10 minutes from Mystic, 5 minutes from New London, and under 20 minutes from both Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods. Not only is the place convenient, the home itself is well-furnished and beautiful, with a spacious lounge area and TVs that have access to Netflix and other streaming services. Moreover, there is even a small private patio and grill that guests are welcome to use for a barbeque night in! Warm and homely, guests will want to stay here well beyond their allotted time.

Close to Mystic, Casinos, Sub Base & Coast Guard
Groton, Connecticut, United States
230 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super comfy bed with jersey sheets and extra blankets if needed
the toiletries breakfast foods and wine were much appreciated and were a nice touch
very thoughtful to have breakfast food available
the price is very fair the kitchen is well stocked with lots of extras
very clean spacious and convenient accommodation
what a great clean and convenient place
super clean and very comfy apartment
easy comfortable clean and personable space
place was spacious very clean organized and nicely decorated
she was a perfect host
breanna was a great host
very responsive with questions
great stay great hosts
bree is very quick to respond and is a great host
location was perfect
close to everything and easy access to the highway
very nice place super convenient location
excellent location and communication for a quick trip
the place is in a great location with a lot of things close around especially the uss natilius
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9. Noank home (from USD 142)

Minutes to Groton Long Point and Mystic’s Oyster Club, and only a short distance to Groton’s fun fall activities such as the Connecticut wine trail, apple picking and Clyde’s Apple Cider, this guests who stay in this beautiful home will surely get to experience all of Groton’s delights! Guests have access to the entire house and yard, enjoying three berooms, two bathrooms, a dining room and a kitchen. Moreover, the exterior features a large deck complete with a grill and plenty of green space for some outdoorsy fun! It will be hard to say goodbye to this lovely place!

Entire Noank Home
Groton, Connecticut, United States
224 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furniture was comfortable and the kitchen was spacious
there was a fan in the dining area
both couches are very comfortable for sleeping
clean space with appropriate amenities and comfortable beds
it is a residential house with comfortable and enough furniture
clean quiet space
very clean and cozy space
very clean and comfortable
very clean home great communication
clean and spacious place to stay
host is immediately responsive to any questions you may have
our host rosemarie was always at the ready to answer any and all questions we had
the host was great at communicating prior to arrival and during our stay
rosemarie was a great host very responsive and friendly
nice big place friendly hosts and warm welcome
the location was excellent
good location near mystic
such a cute warm cozy house great location
the location was perfect and only a few minutes away from downtown mystic
the location was fantastic with easy access to bike trails and the noank area
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10. Private suite in Groton-Mystic shoreline area

This shoreline area suite is bound to blow you away. The property is located just across the street from a luscious public golf course and a stone’s throw away from the beautiful Mystic beach. It is further in close proximity to casinos, Pfizer and the Naval Submarine Base, perfect for those who want to experience all that Groton has to offer. The home itself does not disappoint either — not only is it spacious and well-equipped with amenities, it also offers a lovely patio area for those who desire breakfast outdoors. What more can we ask for?

Private suite Groton-Mystic shoreline area.
Groton, Connecticut, United States
109 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed linens and mattress was extremely comfortable
the wi-fi was a little weak in certain parts of the room but worked great in others
very clean with amenities and private entry and bathroom
sherry's place is absolutely wonderful the room and bed were incredibly comfortable and we had no trouble falling asleep
very spacious room lots of thoughtful niceties
everything was very clean and communication was quick and simple
it was clean and welcoming
the space was clean private and comfortable
sherry's place is clean and comfortable
the place was clean quiet and excellent overall
the host is generous
great hosts we really enjoyed our stay
host is responsive and has very helpful suggestions
the landlord is very friendly and hospitable
the host set the place up beautifully
great location and beautiful back yard
great location close to so muchwould visit again
it's in a quiet location within easy walking distance of a public beach
it is well worth spending some time at this location
also it close to great restaurants and attractions
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Beautiful water views…

Groton will definitely win your heart with its beautiful sea views, rich history and vibrant city life. Guests will indeed be spoilt for choice with all the activities, food and shopping options Groton has to offer. What are you waiting for? Book your Airbnb vacation rental in Groton today!

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