What's Open Now: Hotels & Other Accommodations Last Updated 7/20

It’s so good to get away again. Escape to a private hotel room, kick back, rest your head, and maybe even enjoy a complimentary breakfast – sounds good to us!

And safety is the top priority, so Connecticut hotels and lodging locations are following guidelines to make sure you can just focus on relaxing when you visit! Here are a few of the protocols:

  • All employees and guests are required to wear a facemask
  • Shields are installed at check-in counters where social distance cannot be maintained
  • Touchless appliances are installed and contactless payment is encouraged
  • Non-essential services such as valet and coat check are not happening at this time
  • Pools & gyms are following these guidelines, while hotel restaurants are following these guidelines
  • Enhanced cleaning procedures are in place and guest have the choice to have rooms cleaned daily, upon check-out, or some other interval
  • Key cards are disinfected at check-in and check-out
  • Sanitizer is available and accessible

Find the perfect spot to stay with this growing list of re-opened hotels, inns, B&Bs, and other accommodations following these safety protocols. You can filter these lists by town and region.

And below are a few accommodations going above and beyond to ensure a safe and enjoyable stay for their guests.

The Circle Hotel, Fairfield

This award-winning boutique hotel is not only set in the heart of historic Fairfield, but is in close proximity to beaches, golf courses and more! The Circle Hotel staff is constantly at work sanitizing all guest rooms, public areas, and high-touch surfaces while wearing masks and gloves. Starting in July, their pool will be open but limited to hotel guests only.

 

Microtel Inn & Suites, Uncasville

Stay right near the casino at Microtel Inn & Suites! Kick back in your room and be assured that safety measures are in place. This hotel has changed their once self-serve coffee bar to the front desk, is offering a bagged breakfast rather than buffet, and are temporarily not offering their casino shuttle. Additionally, there is a plexiglass shield at check-in, available hand sanitizer, face masks required in all public spaces, and any extra amenities are delivered to your room safely in a bag.

 

Starbuck Inn, Kent

Rest your head and wake up to a delicious meal! This B&B is set on 2.5 beautiful acres and its signature healthy breakfast is made with local ingredients – and following restaurant safety guidelines! While all proper hotel safety guidelines are in place, you can feel extra safe knowing that this quaint little accommodation has low guest capacity by nature, with only 7 total units.

 

Fitch House B&B, Mansfield Center

Built in 1836, conserved with care for decades, today it stands as a premier bed and breakfast destination with three guest rooms. Fitch House B&B is going the extra mile to keep guests safe by offering no-contact check-in, no-contact delivery or towels or other items, single-party reservations for breakfast, and a minimum 24-hour waiting period between guests occupying the same room!

 

Madison Beach Hotel, Madison

Enjoy boutique hotel accommodations in this resort located on the shores of the Long Island Sound! This waterfront hotel is keeping guests safe by reducing capacity at the fitness center, following restaurant guidelines for all on-site food services, adding floor stickers at six feet increments and clear partitions at their front desk, installing hand sanitizer throughout the building, and all team members wear face coverings. They have also implemented Hilton's Clean Stay Program that enhances their cleaning and sanitation protocols.

 

Connecticut River Valley Inn, Glastonbury

Feel good about lodging green at this Connecticut Green Lodging Certified inn set right in the heart of the Glastonbury Historic District. This spot runs retreats and to keep guests safe, are limiting them to 15 guests maximum and offering a full refund on retreats for anyone who becomes infected with COVID-19 and cannot attend. Additionally, they are putting great effort behind sanitizing high-touch surfaces and allowing a maximum of 20 guests at the inn at all times. Connecticut River Valley Inn offers access to nature, so be sure to get out and spend time in the fresh air!

 

Stanton House Inn, Greenwich

Find some relaxation in this boutique Bed and Breakfast Inn set in an historic mansion designed by Stanford White in the early 1900s! The Stanton House Inn is going to great lengths to ensure a safe stay. The 20-room inn is operating at half capacity, serving breakfast on the patio or delivering to rooms, providing concierge services via phone, email, and live chat on their website, creating a contactless check-in system, rearranging furniture in common areas to allow for social distancing, allowing a maximum of 12 guests in the pool, and temporarily removing any self-serve amenities.