The Wallingford Victorian Inn

245 North Main Street , Wallingford, CT 06492 USA (Show map)
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Come enjoy all the splendor of the Wallingford Victorian Inn. This Queen Anne Victorian regally presides over the intersection of North Main Street and Curtis Avenue in Wallingford, CT. Once a quaint cottage sheltered by grape arbors and trellises, this 8000-square foot home is now the perfect romantic getaway. Browse our library, enjoy tea in our parlor, play a tune in our music room, enjoy a gourmet breakfast in our dining room, meander around our English garden, and enjoy sweet slumber in one of our five suites. Guests will appreciate the intricate craftsmanship of the Wallingford Victorian Inn. Some of the most spectacular features of this Victorian are the enormous leaded bow windows on the North side and the soaring tower with conical roof on the South side. Each of the elegantly appointed suites offers spacious accommodations featuring stately decor and luxury amenities. Each morning a sumptuous breakfast is prepared and served by candle light in the charming dining room. Check-in is 3pm-6pm. For late check in, please contact us for instructions. The Wallingford Victorian Inn is just two blocks away from the array of restaurants and shops in the charming historic town center. Business travelers and vacationers will enjoy plentiful activities and attractions offered in Wallingford. Spend the afternoon in the area's museums, galleries, wineries, or local universities like Yale University, Quinnipiac University, Wesleyan University, and many more.

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Overall
4.9

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  • Guest room4.9
  • Service5.0
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness5.0
  • Onsite Dining4.8

Exceeds Expectations

5 on October 22, 2017

From the moment you walk up the sidewalk to the time you have to leave this wonderfully restored Victorian mansion, every detail is covered. The house and rooms are incredibly charming but even more so is the service. Kenni is a quintessential Inn Keeper in every sense of the word. She ensures your visit is relaxing and worry free. Her answer is always Yes with a very fun smile. We will definitely be back!


Great Weekend!

4.8 on October 16, 2017

We had a wonderful time at your beautiful Inn, it is walking distance to great restaurants and shops and Kenni was awesome!! We loved the wine and cheese hour meeting other guests and getting to know the owners and Kenni on a more personal level, we especially loved hearing about the history of the Inn. Thank you for a great weekend and we'll be back soon!!


Such a beautiful house

5 on October 13, 2017

We were greeted by the innkeeper Kenni who is so sweet and informative. The inn is so beautiful and was decorated so adorably spooky for Halloween. Snacks and drinks are readily available and breakfast was delicious. Stayed for a night but would definitely be back for a longer stay. So cozy and feels like home away from home.


Excellent Stay!

4.8 on October 05, 2017

My wife and I had a wonderful time! Kenni the Innkeeper was amazing! Everything was easy and enjoyable.


Wonderful Experience!

5 on October 02, 2017

I surprised my wife for our nine year anniversary for a night away. We were both really pleased with the Wallingford Victorian Inn. It was very clean and tidy. The innkeeper, Kenni, was very friendly and helpful. She greeted us upon arrival, for breakfast, and when we left the next day. The room was very comfortable and very insulated from external noise (other rooms, hallway). The inn itself is beautiful. I also put in a couple custom requests for my wife's surprise. They took care of everything perfectly! Would recommend for a nice relaxing time away from home.


A thoroughly delightful stay

5 on September 29, 2017

The staff was gracious always. The decor was aesthetically very pleasing. The breakfasts were works of art, and most delicious.


Celebratory stay

5 on September 19, 2017

We stayed for one night to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary and wished we could have stayed longer. We felt completely pampered! Kenni was wonderful and saw to our every need. The room was wonderful with a very comfortable bed! We enjoyed the garden patio with the outdoor fire table. If I could give the Inn a 10 star rating I would!


Pollyanna Splendor

4.8 on September 11, 2017

This is a beautiful B&B. It combines old-world style with modern bathrooms - all done with exceptional style and quality. The bed and linens were perfect. The host was pleasant and informative. There are several restaurants nearby including 2 well known and excellent ones just a stroll down the street. Ask for the room with the porch/terrace.


A Journey Through Time

5 on August 31, 2017

If you're looking for a place to stay while traveling in time, The Wallingford Victorian Inn is what you're looking for, and if you enjoy Victorian style, you'll find that here all right. What a place! This house is so breathtaking that my husband and I didn't feel much like going anywhere else when there's so much to see inside this mini palace. Every single room is a royal suite and every guest is a VIP. So much glamor around that I felt underdressed at all times. So much attention to detail and so many beautiful things from the time period that left me breathless the moment I opened the front door and walked in the first time. The place is a jewel and I hope I'll have the chance to visit it again in winter and spend at least one week of magic in any of its enchanting suites during the cold and snowy days. I wouldn't want to be anywhere else! Kennie, the innkeeper, took care of us ensuring we were comfortable and had everything we needed at all times giving is a royal treatment. The proprietors, Sharlene and Karl, were extremely gracious and kind, and they are the creators and master minds of this splendorous refuge. No other place around matches The Wallingford Victorian Inn. Take my word for it! Ines & Daniel


Quick Getaway

5 on August 30, 2017

Fantastic one night stay after spending the afternoon in one of the local vineyards, and enjoying a great meal at a restaurant within walking distance. Kenni met us on time and explained all that we needed to know during check-in. The room was super comfortable, and the breakfast the next morning was award winning. Highly recommend!!


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Rooms & Rates

Elizabeth Hull Suite

Romantic Suite with Queen size bed, Fireplace, private porch. Large private bathroom with multi head shower and towel warmers. Flat screen TV Decorated in victorian antiques with todays modern touches

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $189 - $299

Georgiana Tibbits Suite

Our largest suite with a king size 4 post bed. Large private bathroom with jacuzzi and towel warmers. Private sitting area over looking Main Street. Hardwood floors with carpet inlays

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $189 - $299

Gurdon Hull Suite

Think Downton Abbey This romantic suite has a Queen size brass bed, hardwood floors with carpet inlays, Large private bathroom with jacuzzi. One of our most poular suites for couples

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $189 - $299

Margaret Tabor Suite

Our two room family suite. Has a Queen size bed and sleeper sofa in living room. Private bathroom with shower. Large enough for a family or spread out for the two of you.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $189 - $299

Charles Tibbits Suite

Large suite with antique Victorian Queen size bed. Private bathrrom with shower and towel warmer. Enjoy your very own private large balcony with swing.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $189 - $299

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Location

Location Type

Airport, Countryside, Downtown, Oceanfront, Wine country

Airport

Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.) 25 miles

Directions to property:

Our Inn is about 30 min from the airport. I91 south to exit 14 at bottom of ramp take a right follow to Center Street take a right, top of hill take a left on North Main Street Our Inn is 3 block down on the right Plenty of free parking in the rear

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Night life, Ocean, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, University, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn, Boutique Hotel

On-site amenities

Bike rental, Board games, Copier, Electric vehicle charging, Fax Machine, Library, Parking, Piano, Walk to mass transit

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Wedding Facilities, Wi-Fi, Wired internet, iPhone docking station

On-site activities

Shopping, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3pm-6pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Smoke only allowed on our front porch or backyard garden
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited We welcome well behaved children 13 + call for exceptions
  • Childcare Provided: No Sorry we do not offer this service
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No Sorry we love pets but we do not allow them in the Inn
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: One Night
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: First Night Stay
  • Cancellations: 14 days prior to your reservation date for ful refund
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Kenni Ball

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

Kenni is an experienced innkeeper with a passion to customer service. She love preparing special home cooked breakfast as well as home bakes snacks for an afternoon treat.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8-10 AM
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


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