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Somers, CT
Reviewed 10 January 2017

My daughter and I had business in the Haddam area on the same day as a devastating snowstorm hit CT. We conducted our business and looked for a place to stay, as driving was almost impossible. There are two B & B's in the area. The first one asked us to leave a message so we phoned the second one,...

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Litchfeild
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Recently moved to East Haddam (WONDERFUL LITTLE TOWN!) Needed a place to sleep the night before the closing. A very warm and welcoming stay we had at The Boardman House!!! Mia was and IS a such a lovely inn keeper. The Boardman Inn is a must for anyone! I highly recommend the Boardman Inn even to locals of East Haddam...what...

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Reviewed 25 December 2016

Took my girlfriend here for the night as part of a early Christmas surprise weekend since we'd be apart for the actual holiday. The B&B has been meticulously restored by its current owners and they have done an excellent job of keeping to the original character of the house, with appropriate modern updates (heated bathroom tile floors - very nice...

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Reviewed 11 October 2016

We stayed here for the long weekend of Columbus Day. We stayed in the Garden Room Suite and it was wonderful. The room was beautiful. The sitting room with the couch and tv was very comfortable and very pleasant. The bathroom with the heated floor was great. The breakfast was very good and the people were very friendly. The hostess...

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Roanoke, Virginia
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We had a quick one night stay at the Boardman House, our expectations were high and they did not disappoint. The French Suite was spotless, well appointed, and the bed was fantastic. Breakfast was excellent, and served in a beautiful dinning room!

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propr, Owner at Boardman House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Boardman House. I am thrilled to read your comments about your stay with us. I hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the Boardman House very soon.

New York City
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This review is quite late...almost 9 months late. So if it's been nearly 9 months since we stayed at Boardman House, why am I writing this review? The Boardman House has been our number one B&B recommendation to our friends and family. The quality of our suite, the warm hospitality, and the tranquility of the area were memorable. We have...

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propr, Owner at Boardman House Inn, responded to this review

We are thrilled to read that you had such a wonderful stay at the Boardman House. I'm glad that we rank as one of your favorite B&B’s. Your compliments about our rooms and hospitality are much appreciated. We are glad that you were able to take advantage of our complimentary breakfast. We look forward to welcoming you back to the...

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Our two night stay was perfect. The charm of this inn is felt from the moment you drive into the front area and you are greeted at the door by Mia, the innkeeper. The attention to detail is evident everywhere. If you are looking for a charming, romantic get away, this is your place.

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propr, Owner at Boardman House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at the Boardman House. It is our goal to create a lasting memorable experience and we are delighted to read your comments about the hospitality and the ambiance of our historic inn. Your feedback is much appreciated and we hope to welcome you back to the Boardman House soon again.

Reviewed 11 September 2016

From August 18th through August 21st, we had a wonderful trip to Connecticut and stayed at the Boardman House in East Haddam. We were in a suite, their largest. The rooms and bath were elegant, and the breakfasts were delicious. The Inn was quiet and peaceful. We were so grateful that the couple who (after registering as only two people)...

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propr, Owner at Boardman House Inn, responded to this review

We are thrilled to read that you had such a wonderful stay at the Boardman House. Your compliments about our rooms and hospitality are much appreciated, and we hope that we created a memorable experience. Thank you for your praise of our complimentary breakfast. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Boardman House on your next visit to...

Hopkinton, New Hampshire
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Spent one night at Boardman last week. Warm welcome from Mia. Our room was well decorated, comfortable, impeccably clean. Bathroom modern, functional, nice towels. Breakfast was simple but delicious. We enjoyed chatting with an interesting array of other guests. It is a lovely building, well managed, and short walk to Goodspeed. You will not find anything nicer in the area!...

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propr, Owner at Boardman House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at the Boardman House. We are delighted to read such high praise of our historic inn and glad that you were able to take advantage of our complimentary breakfast. It is an honor to be placed at the top of your list of the accommodations in the area. We look forward to having...

Reviewed 2 September 2016

I've never given a bad review on trip advisor, but I am compelled to write about my experience at the Boardman House. Or I should say my experience on the front steps of the Boardman House, as I was not allowed in. My family and I were on a boat trip up the Connecticut River. The kids (ages 4,6,8) and...

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The reviewer made the reservation for two people in one room, conveniently excluding the fact that they actually were going to be five people, which would have prompted us to inquire about the other three people. The reviewer claims that we neglected to mention that children under 12 are not allowed, when it in reality was the reviewer who didn’t...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Elegant Connecticut Bed and Breakfast getaway offering Luxurious Accommodations & Gracious Hospitality in East Haddam, 2 hours from NYC and Boston. Walk to Goodspeed Musicals, River and Restaurants. Complimentary Continental Breakfast is served in the dining room. Editors Choice in Yankee Magazine's Travel Guide to New England. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Boardman House Inn

Address: 8 Norwich Rd, East Haddam, CT 06423-1344
Region: United States > Connecticut > East Haddam
Price Range: $212 - $283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Boardman House Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Boardman House Hotel East Haddam
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“Garden room has a private porch overlooking the garden which was a wonderful place for a quiet read.”
 of 5 bubbles C5412ONkaties, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The suite. It has it's own entrance, porch for privacy, and spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles CH543, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The suite was magnificent”
 of 5 bubbles I4682UOdavew, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms are great . quiet. with great views and some private porches”
 of 5 bubbles peterpN1934FV, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We traveled with friends and both rooms were spacious with updated baths.”
 of 5 bubbles sandyb5622, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
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