Poquetanuck, CT 

Captain Grant's, 1754 A National Historic Inn

111 Route 2A
Poquetanuck, CT 06365-8539 US
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Rates: $109 to $189
Total Rooms: 7
Overall Rating: 4.5 hearts (4 reviews)


Circa 1754. Surrounded by rolling hills and cornfields with stone walls in an historic village, this three-story New England Gambrel Colonial sits on more than one acre of lush landscaping with grass, flowers and a 300-year-old maple tree. Listed in the National Register, the bed and breakfast has been recently renovated and boasts hand-hewn beams and an authentically rebuilt seven-foot-wide staircase. Relax on the three-story deck or in the keeping room, library or fireside dining room. A guest refrigerator is stocked with complimentary soda, wine and beer. Dessert is an indulgence at any time of the day. Guest bedrooms feature canopy beds, open-beamed ceilings and bedside sherry. The adjacent Avery House offers two additional rooms with wood-burning fireplaces. Linger over an all-you-can-eat country breakfast each morning. A certified massage therapist is available.Publicity and Awards: Maxim Magazine Best Romantic Inn, USA Today one of ten best for Halloween, Boston Globe place to visit in October, bannered by MSNBC.com as a recommended place to stay, Netscape and Compuserve Top Best Buy in a B&B, HGTV, Canadian radio stations live interviews, recommended as a place to come and visit in October for Canadians.Location: Country and Small historic village.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $109 to $189
Payment types accepted include Travelers Checks, Master Card, Discover, American Express, Visa and Cash.
Rooms: This property has 7 total guest accommodations with private bath, 5 with fireplaces and 1 conference room.
The types of beds available include Queen, Twin and Double.


Minimum Stay Requirements: Holidays require a two-night minimum as well as Saturdays during high season.
Cancellation: You have 24 hr. to cancel after making a reservation. After 24 hrs there is a $50.00 charge per room. If a reservation is cancelled within 7 days of the reservation date a full charge will be made to the credit card. When booking multiple rooms a separate cancellation policy is used.
Pets: Pets Allowed and Prior arrangesments must be made. There is an extra $25.00 fee per visit. Pets cannot be left alone in a room unless caged.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments and Wine.
Types of meals: Early Coffee/Tea, Full Breakfast, Catered Breakfast, Country Breakfast, Vegetarian Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments and Wine.
Amenities In Room: Wireless Internet Access, Turn-Down Service, Refrigerator, Iron/Ironing Board, Heating, Hair Dryer, Fireplace, DVD, Cable TV, Bath Amenities, Air Conditioning, Television, Snack Bar and sherry.
Amenities On Site: Washer, Suitable for Events, Hot Tub/Jetted Tub, Free parking on premise, Family/Kid Friendly, Dryer, outdoor grills, off-street parking, open bbque pit, refrigerator, dessert all day, complimentary wine, beer and soda all day.
Business Traveler Amenities: Desk, Television, Wireless Internet Access, Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Daily Newspapers and Gym Nearby.

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Massages.
Specialty Treatments: One hour in-room massages
Spa Packages: With a business card from Captain Grant's you will get a 30% discount at Red Door Spa in Groton, CT.
Off-Site Spa Services Available
Nearby Recommended Spas:
Red Door Spa
(860) 446-2500


Events Hosted: Seminars, Romantic Getaways, Meetings, Honeymoons, Family Reunions and Weddings.
Other Activities: Antiquing, Art Galleries, Beaches, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Skiing Cross Country, Sports Events, Major College, Tennis, Water Sports, Wineries, casinos, aquariums, ocean excursions, submarine and science vessel tours.

Recommended Restaurant(s)

Belle Fiore, Modesto's, Cedar's at Foxwoods.

Historic Interest

The inn was built by a ship's captain in 1754 and is in a village named in 1687. It is about 90% authentic in structure. The inn was used briefly as a garrison in the Revolutionary War and protected slaves in the Civil War.
Historic Awards: National Register (Granted), State Register (Granted), Local Register (Granted), National Historical Site (Granted), State Historical Site (Granted), City Historical Site (Granted) and National Shetucket Quinabaug Corridor Grant.
Historic sites nearby: This Village is a Historic Site, one of the oldest cemeteries in Connecticut (250 feet), up and down saw mill (3 miles), too many historic sites to mention

Romantic Interest

The rooms fill your senses with sites to see, birds to hear chirping, the best beds to cuddle in, warm fires, good cheer and a glass of wine.