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Special Joys Bed and Breakfast

41 North River Road, Coventry, CT 06238
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Special Joys is always my first choice for lodging while visiting my daughter who is a student at the University of Connecticut. Bill and Joy welcome us with warm affection and a clean spacious place to stay. Last year we visited often and they have always been accommodating. Each room has all you need for an enjoyable stay including cable... More 

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Tempe AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2009

Over the past fifteen years or so, when visiting in the Coventry CT area, my wife and I have found Special Joys to be a comfortable place to spend a few days. The two bedrooms, both upstairs, are pleasant and roomy, with beautiful views, and have private baths and comfortable beds. The breakfast is simple, ample, and tasty--fruit, cereal, baked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2009

I stayed here for three nights while I attended a conference at the nearby University of Connecticut. The room was absolutely impeccable, and very quiet. Excellent breakfasts! -- The coffee was worthy of drinking black, and don't miss the coffeecake! I very much enjoyed some very interesting conversations with the hosts, Joy and Bill. If you need Internet access while... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2002

My wife and I have traveled and stayed in Bed and Breakfast establishments for several years. One of the most delightful has been Special Joys in Coventry, Connecticut. The accomodations are absolutely marvelous and the breakfast Joy prepares is worth waiting for. Bill and Joy are wonderful hosts. Whenever we are in the Hartford area, we hope to be able... More 

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