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The Gallery Hotel
3.5 out of 5
439 Main Street, Greenport, NY
The price is $310 per night
17.13 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (105 reviews)

"very friendly and welcoming staff. beautiful decor both inside and in the garden. comfortable room."…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

The Gallery Hotel
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Uncasville
2.5 out of 5
1954 Norwich New London Tpke, Route 32, Montville, CT
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $84 per night
17.88 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (1,245 reviews)

"Very convenient hotel. Only 1 mile from Mohegan Sun Its a micro hotel, so the rooms are very small, but the price, and location were good. I would definitely stay there again. Vert clean, and the staff were suoer friendly and helpful"…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Uncasville
Motel 6 Groton, CT
2.5 out of 5
404 Bridge St, Groton, CT
Free Cancellation
The price is $55 per night
17.08 mi from city center
3.3/5 (998 reviews)

"The property was clean. Staff was very pleasant. Price was right."…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Motel 6 Groton, CT
Motel 6 Niantic, CT - New London
2 out of 5
269 Flanders Rd, Niantic, CT
Free Cancellation
The price is $52 per night
10 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (676 reviews)

"It was priced very well. The front desk staff was very nice . No toiletries or hair dryer. Sheets not that comfortable"…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

Motel 6 Niantic, CT - New London
Saybrook Point Resort & Marina
3.5 out of 5
2 Bridge St, Old Saybrook, CT
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The price is $199 per night
5.31 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (319 reviews)

"Great location, beautiful property. Service team excellent"…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Saybrook Point Resort & Marina
Fairfield by Marriott Inn & Suites Uncasville Groton Area
3 out of 5
2255 Norwich-New London Turnpike, Montville, CT
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $104 per night
18.16 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,055 reviews)

"The room was clean and the staff was extremely helpful. It was in a good location close to all sights."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Fairfield by Marriott Inn & Suites Uncasville Groton Area
Water's Edge Resort & Spa
3.5 out of 5
1525 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT
The price is $240 per night
5.15 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (444 reviews)

"The property was beautiful. It provided a much needed break close to home. The place was sanitized for cleanliness on a regular basis which made me feel comfortable during the pandemic. The only thing that made me feel uncomfortable was the amount of patrons on the beach."…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Water's Edge Resort & Spa
Mohegan Sun
4.5 out of 5
1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard, Montville, CT
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The price is $139 per night
18.54 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,783 reviews)

"Clean property, beautiful waterfalls. Good food. Tuscany was delicious."…"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Mohegan Sun
Red Roof Inn Mystic - New London
2 out of 5
707 Colman Street, New London, CT
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The price is $54 per night
14.86 mi from city center
3.1/5 (992 reviews)

"It was ok to stay at the bathroom needed to be fixed but overall it was nice."…"

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Red Roof Inn Mystic - New London
Sound View Greenport
3 out of 5
58775 Route 48, Greenport, NY
The price is $455 per night
17.6 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (153 reviews)

"I love coming to Soundview. It’s so peaceful and beautiful. There are so many places to visit."…"

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

Sound View Greenport
Springhill Suites by Marriott
3 out of 5
401 N Frontage Rd, New London, CT
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The price is $129 per night
14.58 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (571 reviews)

"Great location & comfortable room. My children were thrilled about the limited amount of people in the pool; they always had it to themselves. We plan to stay there again."…"

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Springhill Suites by Marriott
Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa
4 out of 5
625 North Rd, Groton, CT
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $189 per night
19.38 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (768 reviews)

"Beautiful Hotel, immaculately clean. Love the flooring in the rooms, and space! Most excellent pillows I have ever slept on... beds super comfortable too! Social distancing on point- great way to give everyone a chance at the pool and people were respectful of times and distancing. I plan on booking ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa
Madison Beach Hotel
4 out of 5
94 West Wharf Road, Madison, CT
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12.13 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (133 reviews)

"Beautiful place. Friendly, helpful staff. Breathtaking views. Clean rooms. Excellent food. Highly recommend the lobster roll! They seem to have adapted well to the covid precautions. Just note you have to bring your own beach chairs now. We will definitely return!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Madison Beach Hotel
Hampton Inn Norwich
2.5 out of 5
154 Salem Turnpike, Norwich, CT
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $80 per night
18.27 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (792 reviews)

"We enjoyed our stay - hotel was clean, kids loved the pool. It was convenient to the highway which was perfect as we were down in CT for baseball tournaments in various locations. The one thing that sticks out the most is how friendly Sean at the front desk was. Any time I called prior to our trip ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Hampton Inn Norwich
Hilton Garden Inn Mystic/Groton
3 out of 5
224 Gold Star Hwy, Groton, CT
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $110 per night
17.63 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"very clean, courteous reception, coffee and tee supplies stingy"…"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Mystic/Groton
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Visiting Essex

Visitors to Essex are sure to enjoy the bars. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its waterfront.

  • You'll find 36 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Old Saybrook
  • The closest major airport is in New London, CT (GON-Groton - New London), 18.4 mi (29.6 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Fishers Island, NY (FID-Elizabeth Field), 20.4 mi (32.8 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Essex

Favorite places to visit in the city include Essex Steam Train, Essex Library, and Pratt House. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Essex Island Marina and Connecticut River Museum.

Here's a top place to stay based on our user reviews:

  • The Griswold Inn - With a stay at this 3-star inn, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi.

Dressing for Essex

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 54°F and the nighttime average to be 20°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 84°F during the day and 35°F at night
  • July through September averages 85°F during the day and 49°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 68°F during the day and 22°F at night
  • About 51.10 inches of rain falls on Essex each year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 83°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 22°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Essex?
Based on our traveler data, The Griswold Inn is one of the top choices for your stay. This 3-star inn offers free breakfast and a restaurant. New! Historic Cape Cod Retreat Near Downtown Essex is another good option for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Essex, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals in Essex.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Essex?
For additional details about updating your trip to Essex or cancelling it, click here.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Mohegan Sun Casino?
Adjacent to Mohegan Sun Casino, Mohegan Sun is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4.5-star resort offers a full-service spa and a golf course. Other good choices close by include Hyatt Place Mohegan Sun and Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Uncasville.
What about the best place to stay near Logee’s Greenhouses?
One of the top choices for your stay is Water’s Edge Resort & Spa, located 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Logee’s Greenhouses, and this 3.5-star resort offers a full-service spa and a private beach. Super 8 by Wyndham Old Saybrook and Copper Beech Inn are a couple of other good options within a few miles.
What are some accommodations with pools in Essex?
Mohegan Sun: 4.5-star resort, 9-minute walk from Mohegan Sun Casino. Provides 19 restaurants, 2 indoor pools, and a full-service spa. Water’s Edge Resort & Spa and Hampton Inn Norwich are a couple of other choices that feature an onsite pool.

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