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Hamden hotels and places to stay

Your Home Away From Home
The price is $129 per night
3.91 mi from city center
Your Home Away From Home
Maison de Jardin Yale New Haven for Large Groups
The price is $335 per night
4.11 mi from city center
Maison de Jardin Yale New Haven for Large Groups
Getaway Suite- Near QU, Yale and New Haven
The price is $69 per night
1.25 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Interview trip

"Perfect place to stay for my one night trip to QU. Loved having the air conditioner in the bedroom!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

Getaway Suite- Near QU, Yale and New Haven
Sheraton Hartford South Hotel
3.5 out of 5
100 Capital Blvd, Rocky Hill, CT
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $95 per night
21.95 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (723 reviews)

"Exceptionally clean, bed was very comfortable........and it was very quiet......"…"

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Sheraton Hartford South Hotel
Best Western Plus North Haven Hotel
3 out of 5
201 Washington Avenue, North Haven, CT
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $94 per night
3.71 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (988 reviews)

"Visited in the middle of a pandemic so it was a strange visit. Staff was nice. The place seamed clean. On the negative the electrical still needs updated, but has needed it for years!"…"

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

Best Western Plus North Haven Hotel
HYATT house Shelton
3 out of 5
830 Bridgeport Ave, Shelton, CT
Free Cancellation
The price is $93 per night
13.85 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (986 reviews)

"Overall good stay.. rooms were clean , staff were nice"…"

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

HYATT house Shelton
Carriage House
2.5 out of 5
2297 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $80 per night
1.4 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (304 reviews)

"Very quiet and calm. I didn't like the manager knocking on the door and assuming we were smoking in our room because we were the only people on that side of the building. We don't smoke! She apologized but it still made us feel uncomfortable 😔"…"

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

Carriage House
Whitney Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
3400 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $79 per night
1.81 mi from city center
3.2/5 (249 reviews)

"Liked the cleanliness and the updated room. They have done a nice job updating the rooms. The outside still needs some work, but the rooms are great."…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

Whitney Inn & Suites
Courtyard by Marriott Waterbury Downtown
3 out of 5
63 Grand St, Waterbury, CT
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $71 per night
12.5 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (990 reviews)

"Clean. Everyone was very nice and helpful. All questions asked were answered."…"

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Waterbury Downtown
Motel 6 Milford
2.5 out of 5
111 Schoolhouse Road, Milford, CT
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $76 per night
15.28 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (1,602 reviews)

"Very clean. Helpful staff great location, 10/10 would recommend"…"

Reviewed on May 4, 2020

Motel 6 Milford
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Visiting Hamden

Visitors to Hamden are sure to enjoy the university setting. Tourists can also enjoy the city's hockey games, festivals, and shopping. Around the area, top sights include East Rock Park, Yale Bowl, and Lake Compounce.

  • You'll find 122 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of New Haven
  • The closest major airport is in New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Oxford, CT (OXC-Waterbury - Oxford), 12.6 mi (20.3 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Hamden

The city's cultural venues include Ireland's Great Hunger Museum and Eli Whitney Museum. University life is a highlight in the city and campuses to tour include Quinnipiac University and Southern Connecticut State University. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are East Rock Park and Laurel View Country Club.

This is a top place to stay based on our user reviews:

  • Carriage House - Amenities at this 2.5-star hotel include free parking and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and proximity to shopping.

Popular places to see around the area include Yale Bowl, located 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from the city center, and Lake Compounce, which is 17 mi/27.3 km away.

Dressing for Hamden

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 54°F during the day and 16°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 83°F, while the average at night is 33°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 84°F with nighttime averages of 46°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 69°F and nighttime averages of 19°F
  • Average annual rainfall for Hamden is 47.83 inches
  • Usually July and June are the hottest months with an average of 82°F, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 19°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Hamden?
Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden-New Haven is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Whitney Inn & Suites is another favorite option for your trip based on traveler reviews.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Hamden, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view the best deals available in Hamden.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Hamden?
To find more details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Hamden, click here.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Hamden?
Based on reviews, Whitney Inn & Suites is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Another top choice for your stay on the cheap is Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden-New Haven.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation to Hamden?
Whitney Inn & Suites is a hotel with free parking and free breakfast, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other choices for your stay with the kids include Carriage House and Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden-New Haven. Attractions in the area like Connecticut Sportsplex and Quassy Amusement Park are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Hamden?
Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden-New Haven is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Quinnipiac University?
Whitney Inn & Suites is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It’s located just a short 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Quinnipiac University. Other good options within a few miles include Best Western Plus North Haven Hotel and Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden-New Haven.
What about the best place to stay near Southern Connecticut State University?
One of the top choices for your stay is Austin Street Inn, located a short 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Southern Connecticut State University, and this 3.5-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale and Courtyard New Haven at Yale are two other good choices within 5 miles.
What's the best boutique hotel in Hamden?
Carriage House is a favorite hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish stay, and features free parking and free WiFi.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Hamden?
Whitney Inn & Suites is a hotel featuring free breakfast and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Visit Laurel View Country Club or Sleeping Giant Golf Course to perfect your golf swing.
What are some accommodations with pools in Hamden?
Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden-New Haven is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, free breakfast, and a restaurant.
What is the best spa hotel in Hamden?
Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden-New Haven is a top spa hotel featuring a restaurant, an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar. Kick back and relax in the spa tub.

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