We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Thimble Islands Bed & Breakfast

Visit hotel website
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","name":"ibex_photo_carousel"}}
About
Location
Cleanliness
Service
Value
Certificate of Excellence
Ideally located in the quaint village of Stony Creek, this secluded luxury B&B features magnificent views of the Thimble Islands and Long Island Sound right at your doorstep. It's a perfect location to relax and enjoy the beautiful Connecticut shoreline, 12 miles east of New Haven and 75 miles from New York City. Thimble Islands Bed & Breakfast offers two elegant guest bedrooms each with private bath and glorious water views. Amenities include a spacious living room with fireplace, dining room, family room with HD plasma TV, wireless internet, screened porch, large garden terrace, 30-foot pier, and parking. Town beaches, scenic village greens, quaint shops, nature walks, boat tours, hiking trails, fine restaurants, and vibrant cultural attractions are minutes away.
Read more
Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Public Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Good to know
HOTEL STYLE
Hidden Gems
Quaint
Hotel links
Visit hotel website
Location
Full view
Getting there
New Haven Airport7 mi
Long Island MacArthur Airport37 mi
See all nearby hotels
Nearby restaurants
See all nearby restaurants
Nearby attractions
See all nearby attractions
Reviews (70)
Filter reviews
69 results
Traveler rating
68
0
1
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
68
0
1
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews wine and cheese perfect hosts overlooking the water long island sound french toast creme brûlée blueberry pancakes boat tour little slice of heaven guest rooms are mini vacation short walk great escape li sound restaurants in the area living room spectacular views
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 69 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thimble islands is the best B and B on the Connecticut coast. Our previous visit was so perfect. We made this a stop on our return from Virginia. Julie the perfect hostess, tony the number one B and B breakfast chef. His salmon toast and...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank FellowTraveler705113
Response from Julie B, Owner at Thimble Islands Bed & BreakfastResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for your very kind words about the hospitality at our b&b. We hope your return visit is one of many. Best wishes, Julie & Tony

Reviewed November 1, 2018

My wife and I stayed here to celebrate our 5 year wedding anniversary. We could not have found better hosts in Julie and Tony. They gave us great recommendations for exploring the area and were just so welcoming. We wish we could have stayed longer...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Sean G
Response from Julie B, Owner at Thimble Islands Bed & BreakfastResponded November 2, 2018

Thank you very much for your nice review. We look forward to welcoming you back to Thimble Islands B&B. Best regards, Julie & Tony

Reviewed October 30, 2018

Our two night stay at the Thimble Islands B & B is one we will treasure. The hosts, house, food and location were all impeccible. Waking to the tide and birds will stay with us, along with the flavor of the coffee and breakfasts the...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Quest684024
Response from Julie B, Owner at Thimble Islands Bed & BreakfastResponded October 31, 2018

Thank you very much for the great review. We are delighted you enjoyed your little getaway at Thimble Islands B&B and hope you'll come again someday. Best, Julie & Tony

Reviewed October 25, 2018

My wife and I decided to extend a work trip in NY and we were lucky enough to find this gem. Julie and Tony were excellent hosts. They even joined us for some wine, cheese and conversation. The surrounding area was beautiful as well. If...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank daviddecina97
Response from Julie B, Owner at Thimble Islands Bed & BreakfastResponded October 26, 2018

David, thank you very much for your wonderful review and for taking the time to write. We are delighted that you and your wife enjoyed your time here and hope you may visit again someday. Best, Julie & Tony

Reviewed June 17, 2018

I had high expectations before arriving at the Thimble Islands Bed and Breakfast: the pictures on the website were impressive as was the description. I have to say that my expectations fell utterly short of reality. This place is a unique and marvelous find. The...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Paul T
Response from Julie B, Owner at Thimble Islands Bed & BreakfastResponded June 18, 2018

What a wonderful review. We thank you so much for your many kind remarks about your stay here at Thimble Islands Bed & Breakfast and hope we'll have the opportunity of welcoming you again.

View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Postures
November 1, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Julie B | Property representative |
Yes, we have availability in either of our two guest rooms. You may book on line or call me at 203-488-3693. Julie Broom
0
Votes
Angela L
June 21, 2015|
Answer
Response from Julie B | Property representative |
Our Egret Room is available August 3. Both the Egret and Heron Rooms are available August 4-6 with check-out on the 7th. Julie Broom
1
Vote
nath172014
October 31, 2014|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Julie B | Property representative |
Hi, I believe we spoke on the phone the day you sent this inquiry, which is why I haven't responded to this written request. Our Heron Room is $300/night in August, with one night complimentary if you stay 7 nights. Please... More
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Only two rooms. I think then views from the “Egret Room” is slightly nicer but both are excellent."
paultK7165BE
Jun 17, 2018
Read review
"Both room are equally desirable with great views and wonderful decor."
suecarr2017
Aug 11, 2017
Read review
"Both the Egret and Heron rooms have excellent views ... you can fall asleep with the lapping of the ocean..."
TravelingWithJ
Jul 1, 2017
Read review
"Both rooms have excellent views and amenities."
thadeousm
Mar 28, 2017
Read review
Show More 
LOCATION
United StatesConnecticutBranford
NUMBER OF ROOMS
2
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing