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Top Hartford Historic Hotels

Lily House Bed and Breakfast
3.5 out of 5
13 Bridge St., Suffield, CT
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4.9/5Exceptional! (13 reviews)

"I thought it was fantastic I’ve got no complaints"…"

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2018

Lily House Bed and Breakfast
Truman Gillet House Bed & Breakfast
3 out of 5
151 N. Granby Road, Granby, CT
The price is $140 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.7/5Exceptional! (41 reviews)

"Wonderful house and hosts are very nice as well. The town has a lot of amazing locals spots. The host gave great recommendations and we couldn't have been happier."…"

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2020

Truman Gillet House Bed & Breakfast
Simsbury 1820 House
4 out of 5
731 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT
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The price is $99 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.6/5Wonderful! (601 reviews)

"Great Inn!! The room was gorgeous and the staff can't be beat!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

Simsbury 1820 House
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The Goodwin Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1 Haynes St, Hartford, CT
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The price is $158 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
4.5/5Wonderful! (883 reviews)

"Great hotel, beautifully decorated and designed. Great location, friendly staff, and amenities."…"

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

The Goodwin Hotel
Residence Inn by Marriott Hartford Downtown
3.5 out of 5
942 Main St, Hartford, CT
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The price is $111 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
4.5/5Wonderful! (254 reviews)

"The hotel is old, but clean. Good location. I wish there was a free parking, not $17 a day."…"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

Residence Inn by Marriott Hartford Downtown
Hampton Inn & Suites Hartford/East Hartford
2.5 out of 5
351 Pitkin Steet, East Hartford, CT
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The price is $84 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (993 reviews)

"I enjoyed every moment of my stay here. Very nice room and beds. Staff very friendly."…"

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Hartford/East Hartford
Inn at Middletown
3.5 out of 5
70 Main Street, Middletown, CT
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The price is $127 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.4/5Wonderful! (200 reviews)

"Clean room, courteous and helpful staff, good location right on Main street, near lots of restaurants."…"

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

Inn at Middletown
Marriott Hartford Downtown
4 out of 5
200 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT
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The price is $119 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
4.4/5Excellent! (498 reviews)

"Only complaint is the pool being crowded with kids and the windows being really dirty. Other than that it was a good stay."…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Marriott Hartford Downtown
Holiday Inn Express Hartford South - Rocky Hill
2.5 out of 5
20 Waterchase Drive, Rocky Hill, CT
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The price is $65 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
4.3/5Excellent! (989 reviews)

"Nice and cozy stay at this location plus breakfast was included with my stay"…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Hartford South - Rocky Hill
The Farmington Inn & Suites
3 out of 5
827 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT
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The price is $89 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
4.3/5Excellent! (983 reviews)
Great location and comfortable

"This hotel is centrally located with easy access to major roads and highways in the Farmington Valley. The room was clean and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

The Farmington Inn & Suites
Hilton Hartford
3.5 out of 5
315 Trumbull St, Hartford, CT
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The price is $93 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6
4.1/5Very Good! (997 reviews)

"Absolutely enjoyed my stay here and love the new safety precautions put in place due to COVID. Every staff that I had come in contact with was extremely pleasant!! See you all soon!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Hilton Hartford
Avon Old Farms Hotel
3.5 out of 5
279 Avon Mountain Rd, Avon, CT
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4.1/5Very Good! (983 reviews)

"Bed was comfortable and room clean staff was pleasant on check in"…"

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2020

Avon Old Farms Hotel
Homewood Suites by Hilton Hartford Downtown
3 out of 5
338 Asylum St, Hartford, CT
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4/5Very Good! (228 reviews)
Met my expectations

"Nice property, clean, good breakfast"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Homewood Suites by Hilton Hartford Downtown
Manchester Inn and Suites
2.5 out of 5
20 Taylor Street, Manchester, CT
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The price is $60 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
3.9/5Very Good! (973 reviews)

"We stay here because the rooms are clean and roomy. However, this last stay was louder because we were put right above a birthday party and the music was loud. When we were checking out, a man came in without a mask and asked about room availability. The desk clerk responded to him without putting ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

Manchester Inn and Suites
Comfort Inn & Suites East Hartford - Hartford
2.5 out of 5
333 Roberts Street, East Hartford, CT
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The price is $76 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
3.9/5Good! (411 reviews)

"When we first arrived and our room was filled with ants all over the AC vent, a trail along the wall and on the desks. We told the front desk and they quickly switched us to a new room. It was great that they were able to get us into a new room but unfortunate that we had to get grossed out by the ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

Comfort Inn & Suites East Hartford - Hartford
Holiday Inn Hartford Downtown Area
3.5 out of 5
100 East River Drive, East Hartford, CT
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The price is $84 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
3.8/5Good! (989 reviews)

"It was clean and quiet and very accessible to the expressway the pool being closed was somewhat understandable but should have been stated"…"

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2020

Holiday Inn Hartford Downtown Area
Red Lion Hotel Hartford
3.5 out of 5
50 MORGAN STREET, Hartford, CT
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3.5/5Good! (999 reviews)

"It was peaceful and quiet. Very clean and easy yo access, the staff was very kind and friendly. and room service was excellent."…"

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2020

Red Lion Hotel Hartford
West Hartford Inn
2 out of 5
900 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT
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The price is $64 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6
3.1/5 (413 reviews)

"Check-in is so fast so quiet I love this place very convenient"…"

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

West Hartford Inn
Super 8 by Wyndham Hartford
2 out of 5
57 W Service Road, Hartford, CT
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The price is $51 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
2.6/5 (980 reviews)

"good"…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Hartford
Travel Inn Motel
2 out of 5
100 Weston St, Hartford, CT
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The price is $55 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
2/5 (242 reviews)

"Equipped for my nephew and was fine. Easy check in and was allowed to check in early"…"

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

Travel Inn Motel
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Guide to Hartford Historic Hotels

When you take a Hartford getaway, it is easy to pick a chain you are familiar with, or a modern hotel. You know that your rooms will have all the essentials. But sometimes choosing to stay in a more unique hotel can elevate your getaway. Staying in a Hartford historic hotel still provides you with a well-appointed room and one with tons of character. Moreover, it affords you the chance to surround yourself in Hartford's past.

Grab Your Place in History

Many of the historic accommodations in Hartford transport you to a historic era right from the start. With vintage charm and engrossing narratives, you'll find that these hotels stand apart from your usual hotels. Fortunately, you won't have to live totally in the past. Although these lodgings are historic, they have most up-to-date comforts to help you relax or keep in touch during your stay. You will discover rooms furnished with a comfy bed and just about anything you may need for a wonderful getaway.

Once you have spent time appreciating your hotel, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich region by visiting the prominent landmarks and art galleries. If you want to learn about Hartford's history, then you have come to the right place. Hartford has 8 historical buildings and landmarks nearby. After checking out places like A. Everett Austin House, Harriet Beecher Stowe House, and Connecticut Statehouse you'll be able to write your own history guide on Hartford. If you have time, then also add in a trip to Connecticut State Capitol. Searching for more things to do in Hartford? You can read what fellow travelers thought were worth a visit in our comment section. You'll find 12670 tips in our comment section on more sightseeing opportunities, great places to enjoy a meal, and what they liked most about their stay.

Your Hartford Hotel Is Ready for You

If you are looking to get the most from your Hartford visit, a stay in a vintage hotel will elevate your time spent in this historically-rich city. Having 196 of these one-of-a-kind lodgings to choose from. Rates on these Hartford historic hotels range from $51 to $158. You're sure to discover one that you'll love. However, just like the past civilizations, these rates won't last forever. Reserve soon to get a place in one of these distinctive properties.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Hartford?
Tourists love the rich history they discover on a vacation in Hartford. Be sure to check out the college campus and great live music while you’re here. You can also discover the acclaimed theater scene in this family-friendly area.
What's the best place to stay in Hartford to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Simsbury 1820 House is a top 4-star B&B for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Harriet Beecher Stowe Center is a short 19-minute drive away. Other choices to soak up the local history include The Farmington Inn & Suites and Hampton Inn & Suites Hartford/East Hartford.
How many historically relevant hotels are located in Hartford?
Hartford is home to 192 hotels and other accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 98 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical places and other sights in Hartford?
Hartford is notable for landmarks like Mark Twain House Museum, Mark Twain House, and Wadsworth Mansion. Known for its theaters and live music, cultural venues include Xfinity Theatre, Hartford Symphony Orchestra, and Hartford Stage. Other popular sights include XL Center and Lake Compounce.
What is a historic hotel like in Hartford?
When you choose a historic hotel, you’ll stay someplace that has an officially recognized national historic designation. A palace, castle, grand home or even an old police station, pub, lodge, or skyscraper can be identified as a historic hotel provided that it has special significance. Traditional architecture and period features are typically preserved in the public spaces and guestrooms of these historic hotels in Hartford, giving a sense of history.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is more common in Asia and Europe, wheareas the term “historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S. but overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and actual building of a historic hotel is generally the most significant aspect. For a heritage hotel, often it’s the cultural value and how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in Hartford have modern facilities?
Hotel interiors feature the modern conveniences and safety features you’ve come to expect, but every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities, and the usual amenities found in any hotel should be available at a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Hartford, you won’t find a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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