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Hampton Inn & Suites Hartford/East Hartford
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in East Hartford
Certificate of Excellence
New York City, New York
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174 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
“Beware of the parking lot!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2012

I'm not writing about the actual hotel stay. I am writing to warn others of the unsafety of their parking lot.
The night of January 23, 2012 not only our but 3 cars with New York plates had their windows shattererd and items stolen from their cars. GPS was taken.

Hotels need to take extra safety measures when they knows cars are being broken into to steal GPS units.
Take EVERYTHING out of your cars here. Do not leave GPS under your seat..the crooks know this.

Hotel room itself- fine. But paying $135 per night when you wake up to shattered glass, items stolen and $600 repair bills..Not worth it.
Clearly the hotel has known about these break-ins for quite some time. But where is the security????

Stayed January 2012, travelled on business
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2012

My king bed room was on the 5th floor. Very clean. Comforter covers are changed for each guest. Reception staff was friendly. Coffee offered 24 hours but gets cool during off-hours. Buffett breakfast offered, but I had to leave before it was served. I paid $97 all inclusive, and I had HHonors membership.

Room Tip: My HHonor membership seemed to get me a top floor, quiet room.
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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled on business
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2011

Stayed here for 5 nights late October 2011. The hotel was easy & quick to find off of I-91 South. It's either a newer hotel or fully remodeled, so it was nice & clean, etc.
Free breakfast with ample seating in the mornings. Definitely a good way to start a workday if you're traveling.
The room was plenty spacious for a single queen bed. Although no fridge was a bummer seeing as we stayed for so many nights.. My only complaint was that I didnt get new towels & soaps one day. I notified the fornt desk and they took care of it, I was staying on the 5th floor and apparently the housekeeper skimped on that floor.
Pros: comfortable bed, nice bathroom, TV etc
Cons: internet (wifi) pretty much unusable until after 9PM, no fridge in the room

Room Tip: ask for one of the suites so you can get a fridge for your cold ones!
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  • Stayed October 2011, travelled on business
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2011

The rooms were great, the service was great, we were really made to feel at home. The breakfasts were filling and we were pretty happy with our stay.
Easy to walk across the river into Hartford, good access to the interstate.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled on business
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2011

I stayed at the Hampton for one night while on a business trip. This is a traditional Hampton - clean rooms, decent wifi speed, and good proximity to downtown Hartford.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled on business
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Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2011

We stayed during the blackout one night, so we were lucky to find a room. The room we very small and had none of the amenities that I loved at the Hampton Inn. It was clean and safe, so that was what was needed.

  • Stayed October 2011
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Schenectady, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2011

This is long overdue but tripadvisor just sent me an email and made me think about doing this. My daughter and I traveled to Hartford for another concert this summer and the obvious choice of hotels was this one. Everything was just as wonderful as last time - service, room, breakfast and location. We once again walked to the concert venue and walked back at 11:00 PM with no problems.

This really is a convenient hotel to visit Hartford as it is located next to the pedestrian bridge that takes you right into the downtown area. The Science center is enjoyable and walking around that area at night at Christmas time is fun with all the lights.

Free parking is a plus as well, since most city hotels charge. In short, you can't go wrong with this hotel - enjoy your stay!

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled with family
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Property: Hampton Inn & Suites Hartford/East Hartford
Address: 351 Pitkin Street, East Hartford, CT 06108-6221
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Region: United States > Connecticut > East Hartford
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in East Hartford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hampton Inn & Suites Hartford/East Hartford 2.5*
Number of rooms: 121
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Business-Minded Capital City with Pleasant Surprises. Recharge at our Hampton Inn & Suites Hartford/East Hartford hotel off Interstate 84 in Hartford, Connecticut. Our five-story East Hartford, CT hotel is located in a core US financial district of the capital city often referred to as the ‘Insurance Capital of the World.’ Get to work at a trade show or conference at the Hartford Convention Center. Unwind at a sporting event such as a University of Connecticut Huskies football game at Rentschler Field or a Hartford Wolfpack hockey game at the XL Center. Take advantage of our proximity to the Connecticut River and board a boat, jump on a jet ski or relax at the Great River Park. Spend a day mixing the old with the new on tours of the historic Huguenot House and Mark Twain House, and the Connecticut Science Center. Start your work or sightseeing day with Hampton’s free hot breakfast. Ask our friendly, knowledgeable team members for restaurant recommendations for lunch or dinner. Rest on a comfortable king- or queen-sized bed in one of our 121 spacious guest rooms and suites. Each room has free WiFi, a 32-inch flat-screen TV, alarm clock radio with an MP3 port and a coffeemaker. Studio Suites are furnished with a sofa bed, mini-refrigerator and microwave. Expect a large desk and a portable lap desk to meet your needs, and a refreshing WaterPik® shower when your work is done. Enjoy the comforts of home and friendly service at our East Hartford, CT hotel. ... more   less 
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