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The Dana-Holcombe House

29 Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470
The Dana-Holcombe House
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

What a delightful B&B. right in historic downtown Newtown Connecticut . Beautiful home with lots of space for several guests to have both privacy and connection. And the attention to detail was wonderful. It was comfortable and made me feel at home. I will certainly be back !

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Del Mar, California
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

John and Jane were amazing. We felt at home as soon as we walked through the door. Delicious breakfast with home made pancakes and scones. Nice tea selection. Each suite has a unique decor. Beautiful tranquil gardens.

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

When looking for venues for our wedding, we had a vision of what we were looking for but it took some time to find the right place. As soon as we walked into the Dana-Holcombe House, we knew we found it. We had our wedding this weekend at the House and it was beyond what we could have hoped for.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We were fortunate to have a wonderful experience at the Dana-Holcombe House. John and Jane are beyond welcoming. Our room was not a room, but a suite. The suite was HUGE with 2 bedrooms, one bathroom, living room, dining area and many window seats. Breakfast in the dining room included fruit, juice, quiche, wonderful scones, muffins and coffee cake. Everything... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

I was in Newtown for business reasons and a friend suggested staying at the Dana-Holcome house, which is right in the middle of town. I agreed and boy, was I surprised. The house itself is absolutely immaculate, the rooms are large, distinct and beautifully decorated. Though the architecture looks like it is an historic home, it was actually built recently,... More 

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Newtown, CT
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79 reviews 79 reviews
7 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

Nestled in a classically-picturesque Western Connecticut town, The Dana-Holcombe House is an extraordinary bed and breakfast. Located on the main street of this charming town, the house sits in the historic section of Newtown. A charming facade greets clients as they climb the stairs to the main entrance. Inside, the rooms and suites are commodious, fetching, and classy. The owners,... More 

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Laguna Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

For the past five years, my husband and I come from CA to visit with family in CT and have stayed at this superlative Inn, twice a year--in summer and at Christmas. Every time, we remark on how lucky we are to have discovered this treasure. We have traveled quite a bit around the world and have been fortunate to... More 

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Temecula, California
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110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

A wonderfully cared for & decorated facility. The host & hostess were charming and helpful as we're the puppies. The location is convenient and the grounds are well maintained. Whenever we are in the area we plan on staying at the Dana Holcombe house.

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Sharon, Massachusetts
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7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

We stayed at this beautiful inn because we had a birthday party to attend in Newtown. Have never been to this part of CT before and we were pleasantly surprised at its' beauty. The owners of this inn, John and Jane could not have been more accommodating. This inn had been rebuilt after a fire claimed the original building. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

I just returned from a weekend at this absolutely stunning guest house in Newtown, Ct. It has to be the finest and most tastefully decorated guest house I've ever experienced, and I HAVE stayed in many guest houses in many states and in several coutries. There is exquisite attention to detail, as if every painting and every article of furniture... More 

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