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The Connecticut River Valley Inn
Ranked #1 of 3 Glastonbury B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 4 January 2014

My review is a bit late, as we stayed in late October, but I had to write a review about how much we enjoyed our stay here. It was our first time at a bed & breakfast, so my husband and I were a bit nervous but could not have been more pleased. Our main concerns were privacy and noise...but the second we walked into our perfectly comfortable room, we didn't hear another peep from the hallway or downstairs, and could not have felt more private. The bed was soooo comfortable and we loved the fireplace heater. The food was delicious and the hosts went above and beyond. We were there during apple season and as I was enquiring where to get apple pie for dessert after dinner, Wayne just offered that we come back to the Inn after dinner and he would serve us some fresh apple pie he had just bought that day. It was perfect!! One night was not enough for this perfect inn and cute town. We can't wait to go back.

Room Tip: I don't think you can go wrong with any room!!!
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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 December 2013 via mobile

I was anxious to see the place after seeing website pictures, but was taken aback at the pure genius and vision of the design aesthetic. The Inn is a late 1700s traditional building that has been thoroughly renovated and updated to meet the needs of the modern traveler.

There are four spacious rooms, each decorated to suggest one of the four seasons. All rooms have luxury amenities, elegant bathrooms with spa showers, and designer fixtures and organic bath products.

The sleeping areas have upscale pillow top beds, that are dressed with luxury linens and comfort pillows. Also the rooms all have flat screen TVs and gas fireplaces, as well as a dutiful air conditioner all operated by remote controls.

All the bells and whistles were present for a comfortable stay, but, with her breathtaking design sensibilities, owner, Pat Brubaker, takes us to a plateau, rare in our B&B stay experience. The design choices are bold and thrilling. Color palettes and design details reflect the seasonal influence and accent furniture provide surprising pops of color and shapes.

We spent an entire weekend here, starting off in the 3rd floor Spring Rain Suite for our wedding night, and then moved to the Summer room for Sunday evening wind down. We loved both rooms.

Each morning we had a fantastic full breakfast made with fresh, organic ingredients and gourmet coffee, fresh baked scones and fresh squeezed juice. The Dining Room was stunning and every detail, from the china to the flatware, was carefully selected. Attention to detail was impressive.

Our small wedding celebration for six was elegant and every detail was tended to. The ceremony was tailored to our wishes by JP, Judy Thompson, arranged by Pat.

We were so pleased with our event, and our stay. Thanks so much, Pat, Wayne and Laura!

  • Stayed: December 2013
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Reviewed 17 December 2013

Pat & Wayne will make your stay here a very comfortable experience.

For the practical amongst you the following are present by default:
+ clean and richly decorated throughout
+ easy access to Glastonbury with good parking
+ 5 mins walk to a plethora of restaurants (no joke)
+ super rooms with comfortable furnishings and great shower/bathroom facilities
+ Tea & Coffee available in your room - I recommend the Thai Latte for a great way to start your day.

Once again we found a place to stay that is better appreciated with more than a single nights stay. Not only is Glastonbury a great town to get to know but The River Valley Inn is a very welcome place to re-coop after your travels. Our room was so comfortable and homely that it really was difficult to leave.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank danziger11
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Reviewed 15 December 2013

A place for a weekend get away or a place to stay for business or leisure. We had a wonderful stay in our updated but very well appointed historic room. The fireplace kept us warm and romantic. alot of wonderful touches from the organic soaps to the delicious and healthy breakfast.
Pat is an artist so you can imagine how beautiful this home is. I definately would reccomend this B&B.Fondly,
Nancy and Roger

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Nancy N
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Reviewed 2 December 2013

Very delightful B&B with great attention to detail by owners, enjoyed our 4 night stay. Rooms tastefully decorated, and comfortable. Breakfast varied every morning and imaginative dishes.
Abe and Judith

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with family
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1  Thank drabetheone
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Reviewed 18 November 2013

Thank you to Wayne and Pat for providing a wonderful, yet all-too-brief, stay at the inn. You have a beautiful house. My room on the top floor was more space than one man could ever need, but it was nice having the elbow room to relax. I enjoyed walking down the street from the inn to the local restaurants and shopping there in Glastonbury. When traveling to or through the Hartford area, I will definitely opt for this town, rather than the urban center.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 13 November 2013

I've stayed here on a couple different occasions for business travel and have had a great experience so far. The house and garden are beautiful and the rooms are absolutely amazing, exactly what I needed after long business days. Couldn't ask for a better breakfast to start the day as well. Pat and Wayne are wonderful hosts too!

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled on business
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Thank Thai H
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Address: 2195 Main St, Glastonbury, CT 06033-2210
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Region: United States > Connecticut > Glastonbury
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
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Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Glastonbury
Price Range: £207 - £229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Connecticut River Valley Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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