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Tidewater Inn

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   949 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443
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Ranked #2 of 5 Madison B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the inn for two nights in August. Lovely gardens and rooms. The breakfasts were delicious. Awesome presentation. Enjoyed the conversations with the guests and innkeeper. She was very helpful with suggestions for antique shops and restaurants. The inn also provided a pass to the town beaches. Highly recommend a stay here in Madison.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have decided in my old age to venture out of the Bronx and try B&B places. Montauk and Cape May have been my places of choice, however, what a nice surprice, Connecticut has been. Especially, Madison. Come here for a day or spend a few more days.There are 3 beaches, plus the State beach. Lobster and seafood, along with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

in madison for family event and my sister booked the entire inn for various family members, from various families. in all, there were 16 of us, ranging from 88 to 23 and every single one of us had a wonderful time staying at this inn. the gardens are so pretty and thoughtful, with many nooks to explore and enjoy. the... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We spent two nights at this bed and breakfast neart he Conn shoreline and were especially impressed with the quality and quantity of the breakfast. We hwve stayed in probably 60 B & B's over many years of travelling, and thoroughly enjoy them for the opportunity to see historic homes, interact and visit with other guests and the innkeeper, and... More

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Astoria, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

My husband and I just had the great pleasure of staying at the Tidewater Inn for the second time and it was another phenomenal experience. The rooms are comfortable, the owner, Victoria, is wonderful, and the breakfasts are superb. You will want this place to become your new home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

What a lovely place! The breakfasts were top notch, the wine and cheese hours memorable, the recommendations by the innkeeper, Victoria, very good, but the most striking component, and that which makes this a 5 star review, is the innkeeper's attention to detail. She has left no component of a comfortable, clean, and accommodating bed and breakfast experience out, and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We along with another couple had planned a mid-week stay on our way to MA to play a little golf, explore the Madison area, and eat well. Victoria, friends and staff were very helpful and accommodating in our endeavors. The Inn is well arranged and tastefully decorated. There is a lovely landscaped garden and yard. Victoria has thoughtfully imagined and... More

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Sherman, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

I was impressed with Victoria before even walking in the door of the Tidewater Inn. When I called to ask a list of questions about the rooms and the area - yeah, I'm that type - she not only responded enthusiastically, but added her own thoughts and suggestions. By the time we finished our conversation, the only desion was how... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

My boyfriend took me to the tidewater inn for my 50th birthday. Victoria was gracious and her attention to detail helped to make this a great stay! We were welcomed with a birhtday cake and a bottle of champagne! The wine and cheese hour each night was wonderful and helped us to meet interesting people. Victoria's breakfasts and midday snacks... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Not usually a B&B person and this was a fantastic experience. Victoria was gracious and knowledgeable about the area. Stayed for 2 nights with my sister and we had a great time. Our room (2 twin beds) was well laid out and even the sink being in the room (and not in the ensuite bathroom) turned out to be very... More

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Address: 949 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443
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Location: United States > Connecticut > Madison
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Tidewater Inn 3*
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Elegant, Romantic, Inviting ... Our Bed and breakfast Inn offers comfortable accommodations and gracious hospitality in a relaxed setting. This is the perfect place to escape to. The beautiful seaside village of Madison awaits, offering many opportunities for relaxing, pursuing special interests or satisfying your sense of adventure. Fine dining to satisfy every taste is right nearby. Once you’ve come, we’ll welcome you back again and again. Voted CT Shoreline’s Comfiest B&B, 5 consecutive years 2007 to 2011, Shoreline’s Best Annual Reader’s Poll. We look forward to welcoming you. ... more   less 
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