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What We Love

  • A romantic Victorian B&B in a quaint corner of New England, with a suiteWalking to the Choate campus, or driving 20 minutes to the Yale campus
  • Being in the midst of the Connecticut Wine Trail’s vineyards
  • Dining on delicious gourmet breakfast each morning, on the house
  • Sitting on the Victorian front porch and watching the world go by

What To Know

  • The house dates back to the 19th century and the style reflects that
  • Try the homemade banana bread at breakfast
  • The library and music rooms are great places to cozy up
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Overview

An inviting 19th-century mansion along the Connecticut Wine Trail, with gourmet breakfast

The Lowdown

Head back to nature and back in time in a quaint corner of Connecticut. The Wallingford Victorian Inn, in the charming town of the same name, is neighbored by galleries, landmarks, antique shops and parks on the outside, and packed with romantic Victorian touches on the inside. You’ll experience history, greenery and scenery as a guest at this getaway, which dates back to the late 19th century – hence its original Queen Anne-style flourishes (think intricate reliefs and latticework) – and presides over the leafy intersection of two quiet streets.
The inviting property serves a gourmet daily breakfast, houses a lovely front porch and offers individually and traditionally designed suites that show off elegant décor pieces. And its location only adds to the old-fashioned, vaguely rural atmosphere, what with the above arts, culture and nature destinations, plus state parks, orchards, golf clubs and the vineyards of the Connecticut Wine Trail nearby. Looking for another perfect marriage of classic New England architecture and beautiful New England foliage? Stroll to the immaculately landscaped campus of one of America’s most famous boarding schools, Choate Rosemary Hall, right around the corner.

How to Get There

The Wallingford Victorian Inn
245 N Main St
Wallingford, CT United States

Reviews

Summer Bridal Shower
Sandy D

The Wallingford Victorian Inn did an amazing job with my future daughter in law's bridal shower. Kenni, the Inn Keeper, was so helpful and accommodating, and she took care of every detail allowing me to just enjoy this very special day with my family and friends. The food was amazing, and the venue is just beautiful. I would highly recommend the Inn for your next small, intimate event!

What a wonderful surprise!
Barbara C

We were not very familiar with Connecticut and decided to stay in Wallingford because of its location between New Haven and New Britain. We hoped to visit the art museums in both cities. We were thrilled to find the property located so close to the nice downtown. We were warmly greeted by the innkeeper who showed us the lovely downstairs rooms, where and when breakfast would be served, where we could find beverages and goodies etc. Our room was spacious, had a private porch and bath complete with every amenity imaginable. Breakfast was delicious and plentiful. Eggs fresh from the coup in the back! This inn is just wonderful. We’ve stayed in many and this is now in the top three!

Beautiful inn; fantastic breakfast
Donna S

I was visiting friends and stayed one night here. The innkeepers couldn't have been nicer. I found the inn really comfortable and warm, in addition to being really beautiful. You can tell that the innkeepers put a lot of work into the house. The amenities in my room were among the best I have ever seen, even in top-rated hotels: toothbrush, mouthwash, toothpaste, shaver, shaving cream, makeup remover, etc. And what can I say about the amazing breakfast: Fruit cup with yogurt, then a plate with potatoes, bacon, Belgian waffles (1 cut into 3 pieces), and a tomato frittata. Thank you for a great stay!