Lodging for romantic and weekend getaways in Mystic Connecticut

Romantic Getaways in Mystic Country & Eastern Connecticut The Mystic region of southeastern Connecticut has many attractions for different interests: seafaring history in New London; a great aquarium in Mystic; great dining all along the shore; the Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun casinos; and much more. Lodgings for a romantic getaway or a short weekend getaway include luxury hotels (Jacuzzis often available), hotels and motels, resorts, inns and bed and breakfast inns. Offering include everything from major chain hotels to tiny mom-and-pop inns, often with extravagant dining nearby.

60 Grand Street Niantic, CT, 06357 Phone: 860-739-0331

The perfect romantic coastal getaway spot for romance and relaxation

There’s something very romantic about the shoreline. Maybe it’s the calming views of the water or the gentle lapping of waves as you stroll the beach. Add a beautiful waterfront B&B, the serenity of a small seaside village lined with boutique shops, fabulous restaurants and cafés, and you have all the makings for a perfect romantic getaway destination.

At our classic seaside 16 room bed and breakfast overlooking the town’s marina district, you will find warm and welcoming guestrooms, some with fireplace, balconies and deep soaking tubs. Remarkable thought and attention to detail has been given to provide every amenity imaginable to complete the picture for a charming and relaxing time away together. We are proud members of Select Registry, Distinctive Inns of New England and have been designated one of the Top Ten Inns in the US by BedandBreakfast.com.

1525 Boston Post Road Westbrook, CT, 06498 Phone: 860-399-5901 Toll-Free: 800-222-5901

Breathtaking views, privacy, white sand… the perfect romantic retreat

Plan a romantic escape along the shores of the Long Island Sound. With 20 acres of beachfront property, Water’s Edge Resort & Spa features a variety of accommodations – from guestrooms and suites with panoramic ocean views to private high-end villas, fully equipped with two bedrooms, a kitchen and a fireplace. Spend the day on the beach or in the pool, relax in the spa with a couples’ massages, dine in one of our three restaurants and spend the evening listening to live music on the patio. It’s serene, relaxing, romantic and the perfect place to connect.

36 Main Street Essex, CT, 06426 Phone: 860-767-1776

The Griswold Inn is at once comfortable, classic and sophisticated and features one of America’s most celebrated marine art collections.

The Griswold Inn, a quintessential New England inn, first opened in 1776. The Inn has 30 unique, charming rooms including suites. Most are furnished with antiques and period reproductions and feature wonderful antique beds with comfortable modern bedding. Dining at the Inn is a unique experience. Enjoy fine food and drink surrounded by one of America's most celebrated marine art collections in one of the historic dining rooms or visit its stunning wine bar for a more contemporary dining experience. The ‘Gris’ also boasts an award-winning Tap Room described as “the most handsome barroom in America” and features live entertainment nightly. The Griswold Inn can accommodate many types of gatherings, from small weddings and other intimate groups to business functions and larger parties.

Three Williams Avenue Mystic, CT, 06355 Phone: 800-237-2415

Bogie and Bacall’s honeymoon hideaway

In 1945, Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall honeymooned at the Gate House, the original guest house of the Haley Mansion. Today both buildings are two of the four unique lodgings available at this historic Inn. Idyllically set overlooking Mystic Harbor and the Fisher's Island Sound, rooms and suites offer comfort and romantic touches like period antiques, English wood paneling, designer fabrics, wood burning fireplaces, and large whirlpool bathtubs. Add to the ambiance cotton bathrobes and balconies overlooking a sprawling lawn, formal gardens and an orchard. Dine in all day at Harbour House Restaurant offering casually elegant cuisine and traditional seafood staples and a bar featuring 24 beers on tap. See the tall ships at Mystic Seaport or stroll along streets that only a New England romantic getaway could include.

607 West Thames Street Norwich, CT, 06360 Phone: 860-425-3500 Toll-Free: 800-275-4772

Rekindle Romance at The Spa at Norwich Inn

Located at the end of a winding country road lined with century old maple trees and bountiful gardens, The Spa at Norwich Inn sits upon 42 acres of landscaped beauty – a secluded destination for your romantic getaway. Rekindle your love in one of our cozy guestrooms, or stay in a villa, equipped with a galley kitchen, private balcony and fireplace. Awake to breakfast at Kensington’s Restaurant and spend the day indulging in a variety of spa treatments. We allow you to customize your own package – select personal services or choose to share the experience with a couples duet massage – reconnecting, while restoring your mind, body and spirit.

Conveniently located to Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mohegan Sun, historic Mystic and many local vineyards, The Spa at Norwich Inn is a perfect location – whether you visit local tourist attractions, or stay put in your fluffy robe for the duration of your stay. For more information or to book your spa getaway, call 800-ASK-4-SPA.

73 Steamboat Wharf Mystic, CT, 06355 Phone: 860-536-8300

Romance and the sea at this intimate B&B

Step away together to this elegant and intimate bed and breakfast on the Mystic River in the heart of Historic Downtown Mystic. Choose the cozy fireplace room upstairs or a luxury suite with a whirlpool bath or oversize shower, signature toiletries, luxurious Turkish towels, Cuddledown comforters and 1000 count Lancaster Egyptian cotton sheets. Stay in and enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, cable television & DVD player. Each morning there’s a full breakfast and sherry and cookies are served in the evenings. The inn is within easy walking distance of quaint shops, galleries, and all the local attractions for which discount tickets are available. Dine at the best seafood restaurants in the region then relax in your room overlooking the water.

85 Lyme Street Old Lyme, CT, 06371 Phone: 860-434-2600

Wrap each other in time honored traditions and comforts

Bring your love and savor comfort and charm in a classic New England inn that brings to life the original beauty of the Old Lyme Inn estate. Set on Lyme Street across from the picturesque Florence Griswold Museum, it features thirteen fully restored guest rooms with older and more modern touches for to enhance your getaway: antique furniture, wall-custom duvets, organic linens, local artwork along with gas fireplaces, flat screen televisions, separate sitting areas, tumbled marble bathrooms with large showers. The Inn’s restaurant offers traditional comfort food selections with a modern twist and features lots of delicious fresh and seasonal produce, meat, and seafood, farm-roasted coffee, and homemade ice cream. Enjoy the finest in jazz at the intimate Side Door Jazz Club with acclaimed musicians from around the music world.

Two Bridge Street Old Saybrook, CT, 06475 Phone: 860-395-2000 Toll-Free: 800-243-0212

A romantic coastal getaway for lovers and others

The pieces are all here for that special romantic weekend getaway or vacation. Guest rooms will pamper you with the ultimate in comfort and luxury. You’ll find magnificent water views, working fireplaces and balconies. Beautiful replicas of eighteenth century English style furnishings surround you to create an inviting atmosphere of warmth and charm. Exceptional care and thoughtfulness has been given to providing every delicious amenity imaginable, including refrigerators, nightly turndown service and spacious bathrooms of imported Italian tile, vanities and dressing areas. In addition, master suites feature gracious dining areas, whirlpool baths, separate showers and plush terry cloth bathrobes. On site is a full service, professionally staffed spa. Dining is available at Terra Mar. The rest is up to you.