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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 May 2015

My wife and I just spent six nights in room 17 in the carriage house behind the main inn. The room was clean, temperature controls worked well, beds reasonably comfortable and very nice towels (highlight). With one exception the staff was cordial. However, at $230 a night, there was much left to be desired. Poor room lighting, old tube tv...

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New Canaan, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 February 2015

I grew up in New Canaan and now live out of state. I always stop in town when I am traveling to or from my home. I started eating at the RS a few years ago and now stay here when ever I am in town. I agree with other reviewers that the Carriage house is quieter and a room...

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New Canaan, Connecticut
Reviewed 27 January 2015 via mobile

Who knew that on Friday and Saturday evenings, the Riger Sherman bar turns into an Americana speakeasy where Yankee CT meets South Jersey Rock ~ my friend and I were returning from a party and it was early around 9:30 pm or so looking to hear some music and get a drink - we found a few folks at the...

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Ridgefield
Reviewed 31 August 2014

The Inn is about the only place to stay in New Canaan and they have a no cancellation policy so even if you try to cancel well in advance of your stay you will be charged. We stayed there in July and paid $235 for an outdated room with a kind bed (actually two twins on a king platform) and...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 25 July 2014

We stayed in the suite because we needed 3 rooms and this is basically the only hotel we know of in New Canaan. Their reservation says that the suite has two bedrooms and a living rooms with a pull out sofa but here is what it really has: One nice bedroom; a second 'bedroom' that is very small and has...

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Pasadena, MD
Reviewed 19 July 2014

This inn is in a beautiful part of Connecticut and a very upmarket town. The ambiance is great, but there were a few disappointments. Our room was dark and rather cramped. There was no coffee/tea making equipment in our room, and no ice bucket. You could get ice from the friendly registration staff. The bar/dining room was also rather dark....

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Sterling, Virginia
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Stayed here for two nights in June. Lovely area, lovely property, lovely building. Definitely felt more like an informal inn than an intimate bed and breakfast and also felt like a place that is more familiar to locals than it is welcoming to out of town guests. There is no main, parlor-type seating area--which surprised and annoyed me. There is...

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3Thank pspringsfamily
New Canaan, Connecticut
Reviewed 26 June 2014

Disappointed. Not by the food but the luke warm and very slow service we received on a Wednesday night! We were seated in the bar area, which was perfectly fine. Our table of five told the waiter it was my birthday, but he was completely disinterested. Having lived in the US for over a year, I love the fact that...

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2Thank Only1rara
New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 June 2014

I stayed at the Roger Sherman Inn in late March 2014 for a short weekend getaway and had a wonderful time. I was in the handsomely decorated carriage house for 2 nights and really loved my stay. The Roger Sherman Inn is located just outside of downtown New Canaan, CT and is a 5-min cab or 15-min walk from the...

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Belgium
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Very friendly reception. Helpful: i got a room in the carriage house in the back, which was way to close to the kitchen and its noisy ventilation system, keeping me and my jetlag awake the first night. I asked and got a nice room in the back of the carriage house the next night, which was silent as can be....

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This historical landmark in New Canaan, CT has been established as an Inn since 1925; the Inn was named after Roger Sherman whose niece, Martha Sherman, lived in the house from 1783 until 1806. Roger Sherman, a lawyer and delegate from Connecticut to the Continental Congress, had the distinction of being the only person to sign all four of these historical American documents: The Association, &c (1774), Declaration of Independence (1776), Articles of Confederation (1777), & The Constitution of the United States. In 2008, award-winning restaurateurs Nes & Joseph Jaffre became the owners of this elegant establishment and have transformed both the inside and the outside of the Inn. Recent renovations in 2012/2013 have given this historical landmark a modern, romantic feel while preserving the antique nature of the building. Come join us whether it's for a weekend getaway, cocktails at the bar, dining on our wrap around patio, an anniversary dinner, or a private party from 8 people to 180 people; our venue is perfect for all occasions! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Roger Sherman Inn

Address: 195 Oenoke Rdg, Rt. 124, New Canaan, CT 06840-4196
Region: United States > Connecticut > New Canaan
Price Range: $163 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Roger Sherman Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Roger Sherman Hotel New Canaan
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“Did not stay here.”
jessejames4, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask to be upgraded to a larger room upon check-in; the hotel itself says that certain rooms are above the bar and can be "noisy"”
xps900, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“dont get a room near the back of Inn or front of carriage house as these face a very noisy exhaust fan that blows from the kitchen.”
105joyces, 31 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Choose above a standard room for more space.”
JuliaL378, 19 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Choose a room in the carriage house if you want some seclusion, or in the main building if you want easy access to the lounge and nightlife.”
VictorBbb, 10 Jun 2014 | Read review
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