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New York City, New York, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a weekend "get out of the city" trip and could not have made a better choice. It is a serious drive out into the country but you end up in a beautiful area of the river basin and a lovely, well kept historical inn. We were greeted warmly and welcomed to our room. We stayed in the main... More 

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109 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We checked in, expecting to stay in an old inn room, which we are usually okay with... except that older rooms can be creaky and can make it hard to charge your phone... The inn is a gorgeous building, though, so we figured it would be nice... we were really excited, though, when we saw that our room was in... More 

Thank 1Nicole
New Jersey
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26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overall a lovely experience. However, they emphasize their culinary talents (which were quite excellent) rather than their hosting talents. The deluxe room while while large and lovely, had physical ailments easily fixed with some management attention to detail. Could have been a five star experience. Hope they improve. Now the restaurant, THAT was an amazing five-star experience with top chefs... More 

Thank BaruchAdam
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I booked this inn last minute recently and the place was fantastic and very relaxing. The room had a king bed and Jacuzzi spa and was very private with a deck. In the mainhouse they had a nice little bar that was perfect to have a couple drinks. Highly recommend this place!

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Franklin, New Hampshire
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38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

My husband and I went here on our wedding night. It was such a special room, but the warmth was lacking. We are used service at Rabbit Hill Inn in NH so were expecting at such a fine inn more of the same. We were sorely disappointed!

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Naples, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We stayed for 2 nights with 2 couples. Service was superb from check in to departure. We had dinner, breakfast, and drinks at the bar and everything was great. The staff from top to bottom is very competent and well schooled in what they do. Rooms were nice with typical old inn charm. Sarah handled everything for us with show... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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183 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The Copper Beech Inn is a beautiful inn. We (2 people) only ate there, so can't comment on the rooms. The restaurant is beautiful where you can eat outdoors, in a "sun room" or in a more formal dining room. We ate before a show at the Ivoryton Playhouse and were there around noon. We took the waiter's recommendation for... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The place was beautiful to see and we had a lovely location of a table in the porch area looking over the garden. The lunch meals were not impressive. I ordered the Chicken tarragon salad on a bun. The bun was cold and the chicken salad was thin. The waiter did not ask if I wanted salad or French fries... More 

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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The Copper Beech has been a fixture of CT fine eating for decades. As with all such institutions, it is sometimes hard to tell when reputations were made and if changes occurred etc. But when I friend and I were meandering around Essex villages [the historic town near the river; Centerbrook, the original farming center of Essex; and Ivoryton, where... More 

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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We chose to sit in the atrium rather than the outside deck because of the very warm weather. And it turned out to be a pleasant experience. The wait staff was exceptional, the food nicely prepared and the chef accommodated our dietary restrictions...no chorizo in the mussels! We recommend the restaurant for pre theatre dining. The Ivoryton Placehouse is just... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Copper Beech Inn portrays subtle and refined elegance in traditional New England style. The intimate country hotel is situated in the hamlet of Ivoryton, Connecticut, one of three small villages within the historic town of Essex on the Connecticut River.Rediscover the art of relaxation and experience luxurious comfort in one of the inn's 22 guest rooms and suites in the Main House, the Carriage House or the most recent addition, the Comstock House. Period antiques, oriental rugs, and richly textured fabrics and upholstery are abundant, combined with thoughtful amenities.The quaint villages of the Lower Connecticut River Valley are just minutes away, each one evoking the essence of the New England village of long ago. The history and culture, the pristine Connecticut River, the seaside landscape of Long Island Sound and the abundance of recreational opportunities are endless in this very special area of the Connecticut River Valley, all just a two-hour drive from New York or Boston.Begin with the discovery of the riverside village of Essex, with boutiques, art galleries, antique shops and the Connecticut River Museum. Just a few miles up the river is the picture perfect town of Chester, offering the visitor art galleries, gift shops, unique clothing stores, and antique shops. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Copper Beech Inn

Address: 46 Main Street, Ivoryton, CT 06442
Region: United States > Connecticut > Ivoryton
Price Range: $274 - $537 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Copper Beech Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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“There may be rooms in the old inn building... but we loved our modern, quiet room in the building behind the inn.”
 of 5 bubbles 1Nicole, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“we did not stay in the hotel, we ate in the restaurant”
 of 5 bubbles eitravel76, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Please note that the review was for the restaurant thus no comments about the rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles cerrba, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 321 in the Comstock House is a very large corner room with plenty of privacy. Each room is different, so be sure to ask for details.”
 of 5 bubbles CraigCT2, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Choose the rooms in the back building.”
 of 5 bubbles MARBLES2222, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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