A New Luxury Inn In The Connecticut River Valley

The Boardman House is a new luxury Inn located in the quaint New England riverfront village of East Haddam, just two hours from New York City or Boston.
By: Andre Hymander
Jan. 9, 2011 - PRLog -- (East Haddam, Connecticut) –  The Boardman House is a new luxury Inn located in the quaint New England riverfront village of East Haddam, a short walk from the Connecticut River, restaurants, shopping and antiques as well as the Goodspeed Opera House (http://goodspeed.org) from where 19 musicals have gone to Broadway (including Man of La Mancha, Shenandoah, Annie), receiving more than a dozen Tony Awards.

At this historic New England mansion, you will find the casual luxury and charm of an elegant country house hotel. Originally built in 1860 for the silversmith Norman S. Boardman as his family’s home, the inn has an extensive history dating back to the Civil War-era and is an exquisite example of Second Empire architecture. The historic landmark opened as The Boardman House Inn in 2010.

The newly renovated rooms and suites are individually designed and decorated with period antiques and artwork, oriental rugs and rich fabrics. Each accommodation offers luxurious comfort allowing you to unwind and relax in a peaceful environment complete with private porches, king-size beds with comfortable feather topped mattresses and luxurious linens.

In addition, all accommodations have newly finished private en-suite baths with heated marble floors and luxurious amenities as well as modern conveniences like air conditioning, complimentary wireless Internet access and flat screen televisions. Breakfast is made to order from an extensive breakfast menu, and is served in the dining room.

An abundance of recreational opportunities are just minutes away. Enjoy a cruise on the Connecticut River or Long Island Sound, a ride on the Essex Steam Train, golf, museums, art galleries, antiquing or a visit to a state park. Gillette Castle - the most visited attraction in Connecticut - was the unique home of Sherlock Holmes actor William Gillette with its beautiful park, is just up the hill.

Home to spectacular scenery, East Haddam is considered by many to be a shining gem in the Connecticut shoreline of New England and the Nature Conservancy has designated the Lower Connecticut River Valley as one of the 40 "last great places on earth". Rates between $195 and $295.

For more information on The Boardman House and for 24-hour online booking,
visit http://www.boardmanhouse.com or call 860.873.9233

High resolution photos available upon request.
Use the following link to download our brochure in PDF-format: http://www.boardmanhouse.com/press/brochure.pdf
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Tags:Inn, Bed And Breakfast, Weekend Getaways, Getaways, Travel, Goodspeed, Goodspeed Opera House
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Location:Connecticut - United States
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