'Travel & Leisure' - Top 23 Best U.S. Inns
'Occupying a mile-long peninsula, this village of beautifully preserved 18th- and 19th-century houses is not just a time capsule, it’s home to a commercial fishing fleet. At the Inn at Stonington (doubles from $190, including breakfast), you’ll find luxurious amenities (Frette linens and robes; whirlpools in 16 of the 18 rooms), vintage maritime prints, and modern touches (Asian-themed room No. 7, with its balcony overlooking the harbor, is a guest favorite). A five-minute walk leads to tiny Dubois Beach, where guests can go kayaking or simply take in the view'. Travel & Leisure, July 2009 - excerpt
'Connecticut Magazine' - 2009 Romantic Overnights
'This may be the most romantic setting of all, with water all around and the utterly charming Stonington Borough right out the front door. The rooms here are cozy and comfortable, with several good restaurants within walking distance'. Connecticut Magazine, February 2009 - excerpt
'Connecticut Magazine' - Romantic Overnights
By Charles Monagan
Reproduced with permission from Connecticut Magazine
There are towns and villages all across Connecticut that are notable for their charm. Chester is one, with its stage-set architecture and paintbox colors Stony creek and the impossibly cute thimble Islands together constitute another. New Preston makes the list, as do Southport Harbor, Hamburg Cove and unspoiled Hampton Center. But the most charming (and, by extension, most romantic) of all is Stonington Village...