Where to Stay When Visiting Mystic This Summer

Mystic, Connecticut offers a beautiful landscape for tourists looking for a place to escape to this summer. A visit will leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. Afterall, Mystic maintains a small town feel despite that traveler’s from around the country flock to this beautiful, quaint little village. You will find cobblestone walkways, historic buildings, chic, unique shops and the finest eateries. If you are visiting us, you’ll need a place to stay! This list of Mystic, CT hotels and inns will help you find the perfect place to call home on your trip to our side of the world.

Whaler’s Inn

As you walk through downtown Mystic, you will find a premiere boutique inn nestled just steps from the Mystic River and Downtown Drawbridge. The Whaler’s inn boasts five unique buildings within the downtown Mystic location. There are a total of 45 guestrooms that are exquisitely decorated with unsurpassed attention to detail. You will find that the decor throughout is a mix of traditional and modern. The Whaler’s Inn also has an exquisite restaurant on site, The Shipwright’s Daughter. This New American farm-to-table restaurant features a modern take on New England cuisine. Executive Chef David Standridge’s fresh take on local classics will be a highlight of your trip to Mystic. Full of character and charm, a stay at the Whaler’s Inn will complete your visit.


A stay at the Steamboat Inn will surround you with charming luxury. In fact, the Steamboat Inn is the only inn that is waterfront, in a historic town surrounded by water. When you stay at this beautiful inn, you will be surrounded by shops, restaurants and the iconic drawbridge. Each of the Inn’s 11 guest rooms and suites are tastefully decorated, including a working fireplace, whirlpool tub, and the most breathtaking views. The Steamboat Inn was named a 2017 Yankee Editors’ Pick for “Best Inn with a View.” One new feature that the Inn has announced is their new fully automatic wine dispensers that allow guests to enjoy the perfect glass of wine, on demand, from the comfort of their rooms.

Spicer Mansion

This boutique hotel is nestled along the banks of the Mystic River. Guestrooms are individually designed to mirror the style of the original house, featuring traditional slate blue and cream walls and stately four-poster beds. One of the more elegant guest houses in New England, you won’t be disappointed with the accommodations. If you are visiting with your significant other, you will be well catered to, with plush linens and romantic dinners at the Spicer Mansion restaurant.

Inn at Mystic

The Inn at Mystic is Connecticut’s most historic hotel. Situated on fourteen green acres that overlook the Mystic Harbor and Fishers Island Sound, the Inn offers relaxing accommodations with jacuzzis and fireplaces. Inn at Mystic used to be a private estate, but now it offers visitors to Mystic both luxury and beauty. While the Inn at Mystic has been welcoming guests for over fifty years, you can now find a restaurant – Rocks 21 – the historic Haley Mansion, and a full service banquet operation. In addition to the beautiful grounds and rooms at this Inn, you will also find an outdoor pool, tennis courts, formal gardens, walking trails, boating activities and more!

Mystic Hilton

Steps from Mystic Aquarium and Olde Mistick Village, and only minutes from downtown, The Mystic Hilton is right off I-95. This luxurious hotel is in the center of it all and features a courtyard with fire pits, and a pool with dive-in movies. You won’t have to go far for a great meal. Inside the Hilton Mystic is The Irons, a restaurant that offers casual elegance and contemporary, regional American food. You will find an assortment of eclectic whiskeys, creative classics, and locally sourced seafood.

You can’t go wrong with any of the inns or hotels in Mystic. They all offer luxurious accommodations within walking distance to all the best that Mystic has to offer. We hope to see you soon!