Known in the early 20th century as the “Hardware City” and the “Hardware Capital of the World”, when major manufacturers set up their headquarters here, today New Britain goes by the nickname “New Briski”. The city has always welcomed diversity, but the largest among them hail from Poland. New Britain has the largest Polish population of any city in Connecticut, so much so that the city council unanimously dubbed the Broad Street area “Little Poland”.
New Britain consists of many well-manicured public parks, including the historic Walnut Park Hill. Although it is intended as a fitness park, it is also popular for its performance space. It was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, who designed Walnut Park Hill in the same spirit as Central Park, in New York City. There are plenty of good vacation rental options here, through Airbnb - here are our top 10.
Just 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from downtown Hartford and West Hartford Center is this snazzy West End apartment. Guests will get a private room that has a queen bed, 40-inch TV with Netflix, comfy sofa and work desk, all with plenty of space to stretch out.
The entire house is tastefully designed, with high ceilings, hardwood floors and beautiful furnishings. Guests will have access to all the common areas, like the living room and kitchen. The owner is really friendly and, if not working, he would be happy to even drive you around town to show you his best recommendations.
West End: Cool & Cozy Private BRHartford, Connecticut, United States
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable apartment with a stunning kitchen- felt like coming homewe loved our stay in hartford and max's place was an amazing overnight stay- beautiful and cozymax's apartment was perfect for my brief stay in hartfordmax’s place was one of the most comfortable we have ever stayed inthe apartment is nice well equipped and super cozy i greatly enjoyed my stayvery clean and amazing decorthe room is clean and comfortablethe space was very clean and organizedmax's place was very clean and tidyit was clean max was great with his communication and accommodating us
Host:max was very accommodating with answer questions and making sure everything went smoothly for my staymax was a great host and always quick to respond to any questions i hadmax was a fantastic hostmax was a wonderful host- very responsive accommodating and kinda very considerate and kind hostRead more reviewsthe location is perfectexcellent and convenient location 2 minutes walk to public transportmax's place was excellent it's located in a centralized area close to a lot of restaurants and storesthe place was a great location for my business travelthis is a wonderful place to stay great location and awesome place
In the heart of Farmington is this historical home. Full of charm and character, the house is set on a 1.4-acre (0.6-hectare) parcel of land. Guests can get views of the city or relax on the deck, which overlooks Rolling Hills. There’s also plenty of outdoor space to stretch out and roam around.
A private room here is ideal for couples or solo travellers, with major malls full of shopping and dining options within a short walking distance away.
Historical House in FarmingtonFarmington, Connecticut, United States
Top guest reviewsthe room was nice with a great viewpleasant room in cool historic house with nice viewsclean room and private bathroom a/c easy parking central location to a host of amenities a great hostgreat room with an extremely comfortable bedthe room was as pictured and comfortableroom was clean and comfortableroom and bathroom were very clean and comfortablei room was clean and accurately describedthe bed was clean and comfybedroom bathroom and towels are very clean
Host:the host is an extremely polite gentleman who went out of his to make me comfortablealburn was a great hostgreat hosts beautiful roomfriendly host with a lovely familyalburn and debra were great hostsRead more reviewsgreat location for what i neededgood location but just okay housegreat place close to hartford hospitalalburn's place is beautifully locatedreally neat old house in the countryside perfect location for uconn health interview
This is a basement bedroom in Farmington that has a queen bed, plenty of closet space and a large work desk. Guests will have access to the entire house, save for two private bedrooms that the owner uses. The bathroom is shared with another Airbnb guest.
This place is great for students of the University of Connecticut. UConn Med is just a short, five-minute drive away. The owner has a dog that will sometimes be in the kitchen, but guests will not have to worry about the dog being in their room.
Near UConn Med School. Basement BR for male guest.Farmington, Connecticut, United States
Top guest reviewsthe room was clean the sheets were new and the wi-fi was goodwish the tv worked because at end of day i like to see the newsmark upgraded my room for freenice quiet room to stay in for a few nightsvery nice clean and comfortablethe room was big clean and quietthere is a guest bathroom that is kept very cleanthe room was cleanthe room is beautiful and clean
Host:great host and hospitality thank you mark for your kindnessmark was a great hostvery great host impeccable candorhe is really a good hostalways a great host as well as jean as a caretakerRead more reviewsgreat location for me to many of the different hospitalsa great place and very close to my workquiet house and restful sleepa good place at a good price
With a queen bed, large, comfy sofa and plenty of storage space, this personal room has everything you need for an enjoyable stay. Aside from the owner’s private bedrooms, guests will have access to the entire house, from their large living room to the kitchen. Guests may use the latter for any DIY meals, but cleaning up is a must. If you prefer not to cook, dining, shopping and nightlife options are all but a short distance away.
Quiet Area, Close to Everything - 1 BedroomNew Britain, Connecticut, United States
Top guest reviewsthe bathroom is really nice and updated and i loved that she had coffee ready in the morningi particularly enjoyed the comfortable bed and the modern kitchen which i used for breakfastswe were in hartford to look for apartments and she gave us some useful tips about the citywe were provided with clean towels and linenvery clean and well kept interiors and comfortable stay overallthe place was really nice and cleanthe house was very clean and comfortable and the bed was greatlata's place was clean safe and a great place to stay
Host:she is kind and lovelyshe was very friendly and eager to helplata is a great hostshe is very friendly and helpfullata is a fantastic hostRead more reviewsgreat location for activities at ccsuthere's also a park nearby if you like to walk in the morningit has a nice park and a lake at walking distancethe neighbourhood was safe and beautifulher space is clean pleasant and modern right near ccsu and a short walk from stanley park
Located in the middle of Hartford and New Haven is this beautiful countryside home. You will have the entire apartment to yourself, outfitted with a cosy living area and with a large TV and a kitchen, for all your cooking needs.
The house has a veranda, which overlooks a pond, giving you wonderful views in any season. The Amtrak station is also just around the corner. If you’re a baseball fan, the New Britain Bees Baseball Stadium is less than a mile (1.6 km) from the apartment.
Pond View Retreat I in Central CTBerlin, Connecticut, United States
Top guest reviewsnice perks - internet and direct tv in both bedroom and living roomthe electric fireplace in the sitting room was a nice touchsally & pete made me feel welcome and comfortableawesome the bed is extra comfortable with a temper-pedic mattress and high-end linensthe room was excellent better than expected and much better than a hotel roomquiet clean and cozyjust as described and very clean and warm as as wellthe apartment was clean well maintained and stocked with the essentialsmy husband and i enjoyed staying this clean neat and comfortable homeparking getting in/out of the apartment and cleanliness where also excellent
Host:they where wonderful hostsowners were good peoplethey were extremely accommodating and friendlyvery generous hosts - going above and beyondthey are wonderful hosts -- super responsive and also respectful of your privacyRead more reviewsthe location has easy access to highways and local attractionsthe location on the pond is so relaxing and nicecozy apartment in a peaceful locationclose to a lot of nice biking hiking and exploringperfect location and comfy space for my long stay
It’s close to urban recreation, like the Westfarms Mall (just three minutes away), but this apartment is part of a quaint, quiet community, surrounded by trees. The private guest room is located at the back of the condo and has a queen bed and plenty of space for guests. The bathroom isn’t ensuite, but it will only be used by the guest. There is light refreshments in the kitchen and guests are welcome to use any cooking equipment to cook their own food.
THE SPOT! Quiet, private room ready for you...New Britain, Connecticut, United States
Top guest reviewsthe bed was comfortable and there were plenty of amenities and thoughtful touches to the spacethe room was beautiful and completely furnished with every imaginable creature comfortshe is a super hostess the amenities and room are excellentthe room was incredibly comfortable and quietbrittany's "the spot" was wonderful it's in a charming quiet area and the bedroom is warm and cozyclean quiet and peacefulmy stay was wonderful very clean precise communication spacious room everything was greatfantastic all the way around the space was clean comfortable and quietthe place is exquisite sparkling clean and nicely decoratedher place is flawless super clean and confortable
Host:she was the perfect hostbrittany was such a wonderful hostyou guys were amazing hostsshe is an amazing host very flexible friendly and easy goingnow the host brittany is absolutely superRead more reviewsgreat location close to shopping restaurants and highwaysa hope scroch away to q shopping mall and restaurantsgreat location close to shopping restaurants and highway accessawesome place to stay very friendly host and incredibly great location as well room is super cute alsogreat location only 10 minutes from my school in avon and very affordable :-)
This listing is in the same house as our fourth pick. Apart from the minor details, this room isn’t much different from the other. You get a queen bed, a large leather couch and a large work desk. Access to the entire house will also be given, where you can make use of the kitchen and living room. The bathroom will be shared if there is a guest staying in the other room.
Basement BR near UTC, Otis, Marriott - For 1 male.Farmington, Connecticut, United States
Top guest reviewsi stayed in the queen bed in the basement and i really liked itmy first bnb stay great price very clean safe parkingnice clean spacious and maximum privacyvery nice hosts clean quiet place to shower/sleepmark has a nice safe and clean place in great location
Host:mark was a great hostthe host was really nice and the puppy was friendlyhe provides his guests with the best and he is very kind manmanager jean and sam are friendly tooreasonable cost to stay mark is very hospitable and friendly and knowledgeable about the areaRead more reviewsreally enjoyed my time at mark's placereally a great place to staygreat place to stay
This is a newly-furnished apartment that takes up the entire top floor of a raised ranch. Located just minutes from the I-84, the house has hardwood floors, ceiling fans and a new, fully-equipped kitchen, with high-end appliances. There is also a back porch that overlooks a big backyard, for a nice Sunday picnic.
The house has three bedrooms and can sleep up to six guests. Guests will get a keypad code, so they are welcome to check in anytime. There is a tenant on the lower level, so guests will be asked to be considerate of their neighbours, after a set time at night.
#3 FRESHLY REDONE & NEWLY FURNISHED! A MUST SEE!Plainville, Connecticut, United States
Top guest reviewsextra full size mattress was very comfortable and the kids fought over who would sleep on itit was comfortable and fit our needs for the weekendall of the beds were super comfortablecomfortable and plenty of spacevery clean and parking availablevery clean and roomy spacegreat environment and clean housevery clean roomy and comfortablevery clean and well set up
Host:jeffrey was a super hostjeffrey is a great hostjeffrey was a responsive and knowledgeable hostgreat response on part of host to problems as occurringjeff is a great hostRead more reviewsgreat place and location for what we neededvery nice property located in close proximity to restaurants stores etcquiet good neighborhood and close to everywhere we wanted to explorethe location was perfect for our daughter's weddinggood central location with lots of great things to do not too far away
Close to all the major shopping areas is this lovely, well-designed apartment. Featuring two bedrooms, the apartment is close to the West Hartford town centre and the Westfarms Mall. The University of Connecticut is also just a short drive away. The apartment itself is on Farmington Avenue, in a quiet residential area.
Stylish, with welcoming details: Entire UnitNew Britain, Connecticut, United States
Top guest reviewsgood wi-fi comfy couch and bedsnice amenities; amazon prime and sling tv accesskitchen was quite well-equipped and furniture (including bed) comfortablethe couch is super comfortable as is the bedfast wifi excellent smart tv with cable dedicated driveway parking and comfortable bedsits clean and got plenty of spacethe place was impeccably and immaculately cleanthe apartment was clean and comfortablethe place was clean attractive - great kitchenclean easy check in good communication and confortable
Host:ken was a great hostken was a great hostken was a good hostken is a great hostnevertheless ken is a great host and we appreciated the hospitalityRead more reviewsthe location of this house is greatnice place close to everythinga nice neighborhood with everything close bythe neighborhood was very safe and close to everythingnice location with easy access to the highway
Ideal for those travelling in small groups, this one-bedroom apartment is on the third floor of a 40-unit condo. It was designed with large windows to take advantage of the natural lighting. The apartment has a bedroom with queen bed, a living area and a small kitchen, with a stove, microwave, coffeemaker and refrigerator.
If you are travelling with more than two people, the sofa can be pulled out to become a queen bed. If you’re driving, the I-84 is close by. Recreational places, like West Hartford, Westfarms Mall and the Stanley Golf Course are also in the area.
Sunny 1-Bedroom CondoNew Britain, Connecticut, United States
Top guest reviewsi appreciated the coffee and basket of breakfast itemsthe kitchen was great and amenities provided were top notchthis well furnished and clean apartment includes all the necessary amenities and pleasant décorthere was a flatscreen tv with roku for entertainmenti stayed her for about 3 months during a rotation for school and felt very comfortablesuper clean and spaciousthe apartment was super clean and smelled amazingit’s clean spacious and comfortableproperty was clean and well keptvery modern clean and comfortable
Host:our host was most welcominglisa was such an amazing host she answered all our questions swiftlyresponsive and helpful to questions and requestslisa was a great hostlisa was an absolutely wonderful host from the beginning of the process to the endRead more reviewsthe location is perfectthis is the perfect central new britain location to stayvery nice condo great locationclose to the highway just a few minutes away from great locations shops and restaurantswonderful place - very comfortable and great location
With a nice mix of nature and urban recreation, New Britain offers something you don’t often get. It’s a nice change of pace and you’ll never be too far from personal comforts, with its more than adequate town centre and shopping options.
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