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“Great little Inn!”
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Steamboat Inn
Ranked #1 of 12 Mystic B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 9 December 2007

The room was lovely and romantic. Breakfast was simple, but good, and the staff all very friendly. Perfect location for walking to shops and restaurants.

Stayed: December 2007
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Reviewed 5 December 2007

Wow, what a great place to stay in Mystic, CT. The help was friendly, the food and service provided for breakfast sets themselves far better than most national hotel chains.

The room had a king sized bed with new sheets, bedspread, lots of pillows and was comfortably set in front of an entertainment center that held a TV and DVD player. But those items weren't the best things in the room. It was the real wood fireplace and view out the window to a large Christmas tree decorated for the holidays that really set this location apart from anything else we had seen in Mystic.

When traveling we rarely consider going to the same place twice since their are so many great places to see. We will return to the Steamboat Inn at Mystic, CT it made all of the difference.

  • Stayed: November 2007, travelled with family
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Reviewed 3 November 2007

My spouse and I stayed for three nights and tried out three rooms (our choice). The location is ideal for the surrounding shopping, dining, museums, and water attractions (the draw bridge right outside the back door was intriguing).

Two of the three rooms exceeded my expectations, with fantastic views of the river, cozy yet well laid out rooms, and clean quarters. Of these two, we most enjoyed the Annie Wilcox room, followed by the Summer Girl room. And don't let the names throw you. They are names of boats that have docked at the Steamboat Inn.

The third room (Valiant), which was significantly smaller with fewer amenities than the other two (no tub, no fireplace), was priced as high as the better rooms. The jetted shower was awkward and leaked through the door. This room needs to be improved or priced appropriately.

The staff was quite accommodating and responsive to our requests. The dining area is clean and comfortable, with tasty continental breakfast pastries and drinks. It is open 24-7 with drinks and cookies.

If you plan a trip to Connecticut or Rhode Island, and want some quiet, comfortable time with your significant other in a beautiful location, I highly recommend the Steamboat Inn in Mystic.

  • Stayed: October 2007, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 October 2007

We recently stayed at the Steamboat Inn for a long weekend and I can't believe how wonderful it was. The location is perfect...located right downtown near all the shops and restaurants and it is the only property right on the water. The views were so pretty. We stayed in Room #7 and Room #2 (Room #7 wasn't available for our 3rd night there). Room#7 was huge. If you want a lot of space, I would definitely recommend this room. Room#2 was smaller than Room#7, but was my favorite of the 2 because of the decor and views (It is on the 2nd Floor). We originally had reservations at another property in Mystic, but after reading reviews about this place, we made reservations here and I'm so happy we did. The staff here was really courteous and polite and made us feel at home. We were concerned about the noise from the drawbridge, which is right around the corner, but we didn't notice it after the first time. Also, the coffee in the morning in the common room is really good :)
I would definitely recommend staying at the Steamboat Inn and we can't wait to come back.

  • Stayed: September 2007, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 October 2007

Stayed 2 nights in the Mystic room and as previously mentioned this room has the best views in the Inn, with two windows, one looking right down the river, the other looking over to the fascinating lift bridge. Plenty of activity on the river which made it quite lively but we enjoyed watching sailing and rowing boats. The room had a board walk-way below the windows which was very noisy with passing pedestrians up until midnight. The room was large and very nicely furnished. Breakfasts in the small dining room were adequate but not exciting. Good parking behind the inn, free for guests Plenty of good restaurants in the very close vicinity and we had an excellent (fairly formal) meal in the 'Flood Tide Restaurant' at the Inn at Mystic.

  • Stayed: September 2007, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 October 2007

We stayed one night here, and loved our room. We stayed in Kathleen - it is a HUGE room and very comfortable to stay in. We loved the large bathroom, and the separate sitting room made us feel like we were at right at home! Very nice amenities, and very clean! The bed was a little hard, but since the room was so nice other than that, we didn't let it bother us, and would definately choose that room to stay in again. Nicely decorated, very cozy - we really have no complaints. Free coffee, soda, water included. It was fun to watch the drawbridge right from our room.

If possible, stay here, I can't imagine staying anywhere else in Mystic.

  • Stayed: September 2007, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 July 2007

My partner and I stayed one night at the Steamboat Inn. We arrived at noon time and were able to check in to our room. We had the Katherine room which was HUGE! It was amazing - very clean and comfortable. The bathroom was very large with a two person tub. There was also a small kitchen that had a microwave, fridge, and sink. They provided you with plates, silverware, glasses and dishwashing liquid. They also had free water and soda available in the common area. Breakfast was muffins (YUMMY) bagels, cereal, oatmeal, with coffee,tea, and orange juice.

The view from the room is amazing...The inn is right next to the drawbridge and you can watch the huge yachts pass right by your window. There is a loud horn that warns you when the bridge is going up - I never heard it in the morning even though it starts at 7:40am.

I can't say enough about the Inn. The staff were very friendly. I can't wait to go back!

  • Stayed: July 2007, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Steamboat Inn

Address: 73 Steamboat Wharf, Mystic, CT 06355
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Region: United States > Connecticut > Mystic
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Mystic
Price Range: £91 - £236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Steamboat Inn, offers eleven elegant rooms overlooking the beautiful Mystic River. Located in the heart of Historic Downtown Mystic, Steamboat Inn is just steps from fabulous shopping and fine dining; just minutes away are The Mystic Seaport, Mystic Aquarium, Foxwoods Resort, Mohegan Sun plus four wineries within 15 minutes of the Inn. Each of our rooms are uniquely decorated with antiques and individually climate controlled. The rooms have private baths with single or double whirlpool tubs. Six of our rooms have wood burning fireplaces. Enjoy breathtaking river views from ten of our rooms. Complimentary wireless internet is offered throughout the Inn. Enjoy a full breakfast each morning in our common room or stop by in the evening for our delicious cookies and sherry! Awarded "most unique setting" two years in a row by Llannier Bed and Breakfast - chosen by the guests of over 8,500 B&B's worldwide. Be among the guests who visit Steamboat year after year, what are you waiting for come explore Steamboat Inn today! ... more   less 
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