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By The Sea Inn and Spa

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107 Montowese St, Branford, CT 06405
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By The Sea Inn and Spa
Ranked #5 of 6 Branford B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

I received a gift card for a massage and a pedicure. I made my appointment for 1:30pm. I arrived at the salon at 1:25 and checked in. They asked me to wait in the lounge and someone would be with me shortly. It was 1:55 when I went to the desk asking what the hold up was, the manager said... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

I haven't stayed in the Inn (no need as I live in Branford), but have loved the Spa for many years. I recently scheduled a last minute appointment through their new online booking system at a discount. I was running late and called to see if I could still come and only get 60 minutes instead of the originally scheduled... More

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

I received a gift certificate as a gift long ago, I lost the certificate in my home until recently. My daughter wanted to go with me to a spa and I remembered this certificate. When I arrived I was told it was not any good but I asked for them to please appeal to the owners as it was worth... More

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Danbury, Connecticut
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6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

I purchased a spa package for my wife and her friend for mothers day. The spa communicated very strict rules about punctuality and losing your time if you are late. My wife and friend were 15 minutes early for the appointment but they did not get started until 20 minutes late. The place is out dated for sure. Treatments were... More

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Roslindale, Massachusetts, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

First of all, the people running the place are really nice - the innkeeper, the manager, the receptionist and the spa folk. Secondly, the room was comfy, quiet and basically a great place to get some sleep, which was all we required. Nice setup for something to munch in the morning. I waited while my partner was getting their manicure/pedicure,... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

Along the Connecticut shore, Branford's central location makes this the ideal place to stay for a mini vacation. Minutes from New Haven and directly off Interstate 95, you'll find Branford to be a convenient and fun place to stay while visiting the Connecticut seashore. Branford is located in the Southern part of Connecticut, only about 10 minutes from New Haven,... More

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Bronx, New York
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7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

The inn and spa in this little town is great for a very low key weekend. The inn itself is a little dated and the accomodations are similar to staying over at a family members house (nice and clean but nothing special) We stayed in the largest room ( I believe the Anne?). We brought our own wine and enjoyed... More

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Connecticut
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10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

I go here just about every 4-6 weeks for a massage and facial. The place is definitely outdated but the technicians and line of products are excellent. The services are reasonably priced and the staff is always friendly. I don't think I would recommend staying here overnight but for spa services I do love it. It located about 5-10 minute... More

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Middlebury, Connecticut
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2011

My husabnd and I were excited to score a Groupon to stay at this Inn. While I cannot speak for the spa experience, I can tell you that the Inn was certainly overpriced for the experience. The view was not at all what I expected. You could see an abandoned, rusty warehouse from our window! The room decor was extremely... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2011 via mobile

IT'S A NICE PLACE TO STAY... relaxing, clean, the breakfast could be better but it is very nice.. its not actually on the beach like i thought. Id stay again though. Massages are great!

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Additional Information about By The Sea Inn and Spa

Address: 107 Montowese St, Branford, CT 06405
Location: United States > Connecticut > Branford
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
By The Sea Hotel Branford

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