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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

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Recent Connecticut reviews

  • Perfect Beach Spot!

    "My family had the best summer vacation in Saybrook Manor last year and w're returning again this year! Steps to the beach, large, spacious house with all the amenities. Association has family activities such as Bingo, Spaghetti Dinners and Breakfasts at the Club House. Such fun. Perfect!"
    Guest: Delighted Guest Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 7, 2014
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  • A little slice of heaven

    "My family loved the 'cottage' on the water. Views from every window were fabulous. The location is private and quiet, and quite spectacular. We chose the location because it was half way for both of our adult children (NYC and Boston) who joined us on weekends. During the weekdays we went site seeing and visited nearby seaport towns along the Ct. coast. Shopping was fabulous at the outlet malls (less than 10 miles away). Old Saybrook is a quiet, less touristy town than some of its neighbors, but has great restaurants, grocery stores, coffee shops, and a great yarn store! This is also a dog friendly town with several groomers if that service is needed. But, what we enjoyed most was just relaxing at the cottage, enjoying the sunrise and sunsets on the water, and talking long walks along the coast. It was just what we needed after a difficult 8 mos. deployed overseas. The cottage itself has a very nice, up-to-date renovated and well outfitted kitchen and renovated baths, and is comfortably and casually furnished. There were plenty of linens and towels. Cleaning supplies were available, as well as food staples left by previous tenants for use, and we left behind our unused items (ie coffee/tea etc.) for the next group. I would highly recommend this rental. (Time of year - early April)"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: April 11, 2014
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  • Beautiful, secluded house

    "I stayed in this house with 5 friends this past weekend. The house was perfect. Clean, comfortable, with a view from the porch that can't be beat. All the linens were clean and very organized. Many great local attractions. Stores and restaurants were 10-15 minutes away. I would highly recommend this to anyone looking for a secluded weekend away -Jeff"
    Guest: Jeffrey A. Date of Stay: October 2013 Review Submitted: October 15, 2013
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  • A madison couple.

    "We stayed here for 3 months while our next home was being renovated. Great location, and view in a comfortable beach cottage. The owner could not have been more responsive or cordial, which contributed greatly to our enjoyment. Impressively outfitted kitchen with very little left unspoken for. Would certainly stay there again."
    Guest: Lars Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: August 18, 2014
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Stonington Travel Tips

Getting to Stonington Vacation Rentals

Stonington is located just a quick five-minute drive from the well-known Connecticut resort town of Mystic. It is approximately a two-hour drive from either New York City or Boston. The town has a beautiful rocky shoreline and looks out over the Atlantic. The nearest major city is Providence which is approximately a 45-minute drive away. Visitors from Hartford can get to Stonington within one to two hours. It is a popular upmarket vacation destination for residents from Connecticut as well as other major East Coast cities. There are good road links and most people choose to drive to Stonington. The nearest airport is in Providence. Alternatively, if you are traveling from other parts of North America that are further afield, you can fly into any one of the New York City airports or Boston Logan International Airport.

Colonial Luxury at Stonington Waterfront Houses

The vacation homes in Stonington are some of the most impressive buildings in the area. Stately colonial homes are ideal for large families and can accommodate an average of 10 people at a time. Victorian homes have been lovingly renovated and restored to their former glory. Spacious living areas and wide open lawns provide ample space for the kids to play and entertain themselves. There are some homes that are wonderfully luxurious, so you can check in and enjoy some posh style. Other homes are more modest but still equally stylish. You can feel quite at home preparing meals in the well-equipped kitchens and dining around a large table with family and friends.

Attractions near Stonington Cottages

Perhaps the most well-known attraction near Stonington is the neighboring community of Mystic. The town boasts a historic center which provides insight into the town's traditions of shipbuilding and commercial fishing. The Old Mystic Village has more than 60 shops which all maintain a charming New England-style appearance. You can browse for antiques, crafts, paintings and sculptures to take home as souvenirs of your vacation. There are many excellent local restaurants where you can enjoy a delicious seafood meal. The Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration is a fascinating place to visit. There, you can see creatures of the deep and a wide variety of marine life. The shows and talks provided at the center are well worth signing up for. Anyone who has an interest in the sea and marine life can spend hours at the center. The Mystic Seaport is a living museum which provides visitors with a glimpse into life in a New England coastal village in the early 1800s. You can watch tradesmen going about their trades and shipbuilders working at their craft.

Seasons to Visit Connecticut Vacation Rentals in Stonington

Because of its location on the Atlantic coastline of Connecticut, the most popular season to travel is during the warmer summer months. Stonington is a relatively sleepy town for most of the year and that is a large part of its charm. The town does get busier during the summer months of June and July when many families frequent the area as part of their summer vacations. As it is just a five-minute drive to the busy resort town of Mystic, many families may rent a cottage in Stonington and then head out during the day to explore the area's attractions. In the winter months, the weather can be chilly but if your ideal getaway involves beautiful scenery and cozying up on the couch in front of a fireplace then that will be a good time of year for you to visit Stonington.

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