Hotels in Connecticut

Built to resemble a South African Dutch Colonial, the three-suite Hidden Valley Bed & Breakfast is the country house you wish you had: set on a hill overlooking Spring Hill Farm, circled by white-oak and beech trees, and filled with proprietor Regine Laverge-Schade’s heirlooms and antiques (p

Staying at the six-room Inn at Kent Falls is like visiting your stylish country friends who are partial to plush towels and slipcovered furniture.

This 19th-century property is right downtown and has easy parking (a rarity along Mystic’s old winding streets). Request a room in the Hoxie House, one of the inn’s five buildings, which overlooks sailboats gliding past on the Mystic River.

The dignified property has rich burgundy wallpaper and in-room fireplaces that recall a century-old yacht club.

On a sprawling Colonial estate in northwestern Connecticut, an over-the-top new resort called Winvian has opened its doors.

The hotel is set in a well-heeled residential enclave, just a stone’s throw away from a private beach. You’ll find a mix of old and new in the nine rooms: flat-screen TV’s are propped on hand-carved mantels; antique desks are stacked with Assouline art books.

Named for the giant chunks of granite that form its imposing façade, this 1890 Dutch-style mansion stands out among Litchfield County, Connecticut's colonial clapboards.

The design-conscious B&B offers six suites, a wine bar, a fully equipped gym and steam room, and a stone barn overlooking a tranquil pond.