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This quaint sixteen room Inn is located at the North end of the New Milford Green, the longest town Green in New England. Your visit with us includes our hearty continental breakfast served every glorious morning in our Victorian dining room. Enjoy a variety of yogurts, cereals, jams, cheeses, fruits, breads, muffins, juices, teas and coffee. And don't pass up the opportunity to try our signature dishes: fluffy egg bakes, bread puddings, French toast bakes, homemade breads and of course, Bill's (Not So) Secret Waffles which are talked about around the globe. This lovely corner of the Litchfield Hills offers something for everyone: fine dining; great antiquing; a wealth of trails for hiking, running, and cycling; lakes and rivers for boating, beaching, rowing and fishing; slopes for skiing and snowboarding; parks and playgrounds; local farms with seasonal fruits for the picking; year round festivals that showcase art, dance, and music; and so much more! And for those who don't want to stray too far from the Inn, downtown New Milford is just a short walk away. Main Street, Bank Street and Railroad Street are lined with shops and offer a wealth of restaurants - Italian, German, Mexican, Chinese, and Irish, just to name a few. Enjoy a self-guided tour of the town's antique homes, buildings, and churches; take in a movie at the Bank St. Theater; delight in the many summer concerts on the Green or simply take a stroll around the Canterbury School campus where both President John F. Kennedy and Paris Hilton were once students.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Historic Hotel
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Full view
57Somewhat walkable
Grade: 57 out of 100
23Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
2Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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This Bed & Breakfast was wonderful! Two couples each with their own rooms, Sherman Room & Boardman Room. Both rooms were beautiful decorated and extremely comfortable. Ours was the Boardman Room, great view from the room. Management was lovely and very accommodating. Easy
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Response from Homestead I, Manager at Homestead Inn
Responded Dec 14, 2018
We are extremely grateful to have had you stay with us. Thank you for your wonderful response and we look forward to serving you again on your next trip!
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We had a nice visit at the Inn. They were decorating for Halloween when we checked in and we walked to the town green and gazebo. We were doing a bit of a Gilmore Girls road trip and it was really nice. The room was small, but comfortable and we were not in the main house.
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Response from Homestead I, Manager at Homestead Inn
Responded Dec 14, 2018
We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit. Hopefully you can return for the Gilmore Girls festival next year!
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the owner advised that rooms had been refurbished in 2017. The results of this effort are certainly worthwhile. Everything was clean and fresh with restful colours and high quality finish. Very comfy bed, lots of local eateries to choose from within easy walking distance in a
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Response from Homestead I, Manager at Homestead Inn
Responded Dec 14, 2018
We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your suggestion as well, it is small details like this that we appreciate hearing!
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Renee and Bob were very warm and genuine hosts and made it a point to assure our stay was as comfortable as possible. Breakfast was delicious! This was a true "home away from home" experience, would highly recommend!
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Response from Homestead I, Manager at Homestead Inn
Responded Dec 14, 2018
Thank you for your response and we look forward to your next visit with us!
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It's difficult for us to write a review of the Homestead Inn without sounding like a paid advertisement. The room we stayed in (the Boardman Room) was beautiful and well appointed. The hosts, Renee and Bob, always made time to help us and went out of their way to ensure we had
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Response from Bob H, Manager at Homestead Inn
Responded Aug 19, 2018
Richard, you can do a write-up for us any time! I always appreciate nice reviews from folks from England, since I feel like you invented the B&B concept.☺ I hope you will come see us again when you cross back over the pond! ♥Renee
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We can certainly accommodate five people but not in a single room. please visit our website and click on Availability to see what we have available and our policies regarding children, etc. Cannot add a link here but it is homesteadct and the the usual ending.
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Hi, how far away is Daryl's House?
Daryl's House is 13.9 miles from Homestead Inn.
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Thank you for the kind words. We try to be all about service here at the Homestead and it sounds like we managed to meet that expectation set for ourselves. I apologize for not following up on some of the important observations you shared in your review, sooner. In deed, I was filling in as innkeeper for owners Bill & Sherry Greenman while you visited. Unfortunately, Bill never made it home from that trip as he passed away from cancer after a month-long stay in the hospital in Seattle, WA. I mention this for 2 reasons: 1) Bill had been very ill the past several years; apparently, more ill than he had let on, even to his wife. As he spent 3+ years regularly undergoing radiation, chemo and various surgeries, his stamina just wasn't the same and once the cancer metastasized to the brain effecting his vision, among many other things, his ability to keep up with the aesthetic maintenance of the Inn was definitely compromised. As Sherry spent all of her time caring for Bill and providing for guests as time allowed and as best she could, her ability to pay more attention to such things was also limited; 2) while Sherry will maintain ownership of the Homestead, she has hired me as full-time Innkeeper and I, in turn, have begun increasing our staff so as to be able to address many of the things you referenced in your review. At present, we are diligently working to spruce up the Main House and the Treadwell Annex with newer flooring and draperies. Some new guestroom bath fixtures are anticipated in the near future. Our new gardener has been hard at work on our gardens for which we hope to add better seating come Spring. We have also hired a professional chef who we expect will make some great additions to our hearty continental breakfast, though we promise to always offer Bill's famous waffles and Sherry's raved about egg bake! You are certainly not the first guest to point out that our typically Victorian staircase can pose a challenge for some. I am in the process of providing a major information overhaul of our website; this will be one of the many specifics addressed in our updated descriptions. Additionally, when taking reservations over the phone, this is now something we specifically mention to all guests. As for being asked for payment at time of check-in, we are finding that this is becoming an increasingly common practice among small B&Bs such as ours. It didn't always used to be this way! We felt it necessary to make this policy change a few years back when we experienced an increasing number of instances where guests would leave their room key in their guest room and "sneak out" prior to breakfast, never having paid for their stay. I suppose another alternative would be to do what the big chain hotels do, which is to record guests's credit card information at time of check in and keep it on file. Personally, I'd rather not have my credit card info retained as such, indefinitely. I am open to suggestions and of course, we're always willing to work with our guests individually to do what makes them most comfortable and ensures that when they leave us, they do indeed feel that the Homestead is one of the best B&Bs they've ever visited! Again, I thank you for this constructive criticism. It is extremely useful in helping us move forward and plan for the future. With gratitude, Francesca Morrissey
Francesca - Thanks so much for your detailed response to our comments. We do not know the owners, and had no idea of what they have been through. Our experience would indicate that there could have been no better choice of an inkeeper than you. Best of luck to you and to the Homestead. My wife suggests that if you redo the bathrooms it would be helpful to install pullbars in the deep tubs. Regards, Gary Harmon
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"Stay in the house"
"The Kennedy Room was spacious and had a fantastic jetted tub"
"Ask for the room with the king bed"
"All the rooms are good."
"Some room's views include either a school or hospital"
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PRICE RANGE
$120 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
homestead hotel new milford
LOCATION
United StatesConnecticutNew Milford
NUMBER OF ROOMS
16
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