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New Haven Connecticut Accommodations

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The New Haven center point is around the area of Yale Center for British Art and the area of Yale Repertory Theater.

New Haven, Connecticut, is a thriving city full of youth. Home of Yale University, many students and residents claim the city is “large enough to be interesting, but small enough to be friendly.” As of 2012, New Haven's population is 130,741, only slightly smaller than Bridgeport. You will have no trouble finding accommodation in this charming city, and plenty of locals are willing to show you the best parts when you arrive. More from this guide...

New Haven Hotels, Motels & Accommodations

Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale : 155 Temple St. 155 Temple St., New Haven, CT 06510
  • High end Downtown property
  • 6 suites in property
  • Ordinary amenities
  • A/c didn't work properly
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score Call
The Study at Yale in New Haven 1157 Chapel St., New Haven, CT 06511
  • 4-star Downtown hotel
  • Has environment-friendly policy Learn more
New Haven Hotel 229 George St., New Haven, CT 06510
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • Excellent front-desk service
  • About half of guests were satisfied with the proximity to sightseeing
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score Call
Courtyard by Marriott at Yale 30 Whalley Ave., New Haven, CT 06511
  • 3 star Downtown hotel
  • 7 suites in property
  • Average sized rooms
  • Fitness center is small
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews Call
La Quinta Inn & Suites New Haven - New Haven
400 Sargent Dr., New Haven, CT 06511
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Most guests thought it was rather dirty
  • Fair breakfast prices
New Haven Village Suites
3 Long Wharf Dr., New Haven, CT 06511
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Fitness area can be optimized
  • The majority of guests thought the service was very professional
Super 8 Motel : 7 Kimberly Ave. 7 Kimberly Ave., West Haven, CT 06516 ~1.95 miles south of New Haven
  • Cheap Highway property
  • Check in: 02:00PM
  • New flat screen tv
  • Very good internet connection
Days Inn 270 Foxon Blvd., New Haven, CT 06513
  • 2-star hotel
Econo Lodge in West Haven 370 Highland St., West Haven, CT 06516 ~3.03 miles southwest of New Haven
  • Two-star Suburban property
  • 2 floors in property
Quality Inn East Haven in East Haven 30 Frontage Rd., East Haven, CT 06512 Website ~3.10 miles southeast of New Haven
  • Low-priced Suburban hotel
  • Access to gym on-site
  • Most guests thought the service was very professional
  • Nice TV
Econo Lodge Conference Center - New Haven
100 Pond Lily Ave., New Haven, CT 06525
  • Economy property
  • Zero cream cheese
  • Every guests reviewed thought the facilities needed updating
Best Western Executive Hotel New Haven West Haven in West Haven 490 Saw Mill Rd., West Haven, CT 06516 ~3.61 miles southwest of New Haven
  • Midscale Highway property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
Hampton Inn & Suites West Haven / New Haven Ct 510 Saw Mill Rd., West Haven, CT 06516 ~3.65 miles southwest of New Haven
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • Very comfortable beds
  • Most guests were happy with the price of the breakfast
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews Call
Hamden Clarion Hotel & Suites 2260 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT 06518 ~5.14 miles north of New Haven
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy See policy
  • Spacious rooms
  • Free shuttle bus
Courtyard by Marriott New Haven Orange / Milford in Orange
136 Marsh Hill Rd., Orange, CT 06477 ~5.18 miles southwest of New Haven
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • 6 suites in hotel
  • Handicapped accessible unit
  • Most guests liked the proximity to shopping
Hilton Garden Inn Milford : 291 Old Gate Lane 291 Old Gate Lane, Milford, CT 06460 ~7.25 miles southwest of New Haven
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Clean hotel facilities
  • About half of guests said the breakfast was too expensive
Holiday Inn Express Branford New Haven - Branford 309 East Main St., Branford, CT 06405 ~7.32 miles east of New Haven
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Most guests had problems with the shower
  • Slow internet
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Milford 278 Old Gate Lane, Milford, CT 06460 ~7.33 miles southwest of New Haven
  • Low-priced Highway hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Bathroom could be optimized
  • Most guests said the reception staff was great
Hyatt Place 190 Old Gate Lane, Milford, CT 06460 ~7.48 miles southwest of New Haven
  • Affordable Highway property
  • 86 suites in property
  • Rather comfortable
  • Accessible parking
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews Call
Best Western Plus North Haven : 201 Washington Ave. 201 Washington Ave., North Haven, CT 06473 ~7.59 miles northeast of New Haven
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • 2 floors in property
  • Amenities are not the best
  • Train station is close
Days Inn & Conference Center : 375 East Main St. 375 East Main St., Branford, CT 06405 ~7.66 miles east of New Haven
  • Low Cost Downtown hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
  • About half of guests didn't like the uncomfortable beds
  • Awful rooms
Whitney Inn & Suites 3400 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT 06518 ~7.78 miles north of New Haven
  • Cheap Suburban property
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Free Wifi
  • Rooms are ok
Howard Johnson Hotel - Milford
1052 Boston Post Rd., Milford, CT 06460 ~7.96 miles southwest of New Haven
  • 2-star Suburban hotel
  • Fitness center on property
  • Dirty pool, said 100%
  • Service should be more professional
Super 8 Motel Milford
1015 Boston Post Rd., Milford, CT 06460 ~8.06 miles southwest of New Haven
  • Economical Highway property
  • 7 suites in property
  • Every guests reviewed had problems with the shower
  • Good accessibility by car
Baymont Inn & Suites 3 Business Park Dr., Branford, CT 06405 ~8.45 miles east of New Haven
  • Economy Suburban hotel
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Furniture needs more attention
  • Pool in need of cleaning
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English Puritans established New Haven in 1638; the establishment became part of the Connecticut colony in 1664. New Haven then served as the co-capital of Connecticut from 1701 until 1873, until Hartford became the seat of government.

In 1718, British East India Company merchant Elihu Yale contributed a significant donation to the Collegiate School that had recently moved to the area. The institution's name was later changed to honor this generous donor, and Yale University became a central part of New Haven's economy. In the centuries since its establishment, Yale has produced graduates like Eli Whitney, founder of the cotton gin, and Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton. Many Yale graduates remain in New Haven for years after their time in college, and they continue to boost the area's economic and cultural scenes.

On your New Haven exploration, you'll find attractive, convenient places to stay within your travel budget.

When to Visit New Haven, Connecticut

For the most part, New Haven is like an extension of New York, and the two regions have similar weather patterns. Winters tend to be long, with heavy snowfall during some parts of the year. A late spring warms the area from late April through May. If you plan on visiting during the winter, try to arrive during the holiday season. As you walk down the streets of New Haven during the first snow, carolers and Christmas trim seem to be tucked into every street corner.

When New Haven starts to warm up, from June through August, the city becomes a great place to escape the pace of New York City and Boston and take in cultural experiences. You'll find concerts in the park and many outdoor activities to enjoy the temperate climate.

Many locals swear by fall as the best time to visit New Haven. In September and October, the trees change colors, as crisp reds, oranges, and browns dot the landscapes. Enjoy a fall festival, hayride, or visit to a pumpkin patch before winter weather sets in.

Before you visit New Haven, here's a piece of advice for you: Some weekends are packed with parents and alumni visiting Yale, guests which quickly book up hotels in the area. If you're planning to visit during events like the Yale-Harvard football game or a parents weekend, book your room in advance to make sure you get the best deal and space.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in New Haven, CT:

seasonality of hotel rates in New Haven

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts displaying average nightly cost trends by star rating class in New Haven, CT. Analyze these charts to evaluate the best time period to stay in New Haven during the year.

Luxury Hotel Options in New Haven, Connecticut

4 Star Average Prices: $148.70

Whether you want to stay close to Yale University or want to branch out into the great New Haven area, you'll find multiple luxury hotel choices. The Study at Yale is next to the Yale University Art Gallery and the Shubert Theater. The Study has seven floors and nine suites in this environmentally friendly property. Guests can order breakfast and dinner in their rooms and work out in the health center before falling asleep in the king-sized featherbeds.

The New Haven Hotel on George Street is another luxury option for visitors in the area. This hotel is close to The Study at Yale and within walking distance to The New Haven Green and New Haven City Hall. The hotel offers breakfast for a surcharge, but free newspapers and coffee or tea are available in the lobby. You'll also find laundry facilities and a business center for guests who want to catch up on their work.

The Homewood Suites by Hilton Stratford is outside New Haven and creates the feel of a cabin getaway for all who visit. The hotel maintains impeccable standards for cleanliness, but management allows pets and ski storage when you visit. Spend the night grilling outside the hotel as you take in the scenes of this Connecticut city.

4 Star Hotel Prices in New Haven

Affordable Hotel Options in New Haven, Connecticut

3 Star Average Prices: $112.18

For an affordable, enjoyable stay in New Haven, consider the New Haven Village Suites. This hotel is less than two miles from the New Haven city center and half a mile from the Long Wharf Theatre. Most rooms come with kitchenettes, so guests can store and prepare their food, instead of eating out each day of during their stay. You'll find enough space for the family, and pets are allowed. Whether you're visiting New Haven for a college visit or enjoying the beauty of Connecticut, you'll feel comfortable here.

The Hampton Inn & Suites New Haven – South – West Haven is four miles from the city center and is known for its excellent location and service. You'll discover plenty of parking, and the rooms are clean. Before you head to nearby Quiley Stadium or the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center, don't miss out on the indoor pool, free breakfast, or 24-hour fitness center on the property.

3 Star Hotel Prices in New Haven

2 Star Average Prices: $75.57

2 Star Hotel Prices in New Haven

Where are the real discounts in New Haven

While many hotels in the area offer great value for their money, some give special discounts for AAA, AARP, and members of the military. The Days Inn – New Haven is AAA friendly, and guests can save on multiple room types, from one king-sized bed to two full beds. The Days Inn New Haven is outside of downtown New Haven, closer to many of the state's parks and recreational activities. After you eat a free breakfast and read a complimentary newspaper in the lobby, drive to East Rock Park for a hike, then visit West Rock Park to see how the two recreation areas compare.

For AARP members, the best discount is at the Quality Inn East Haven – New Haven. The standard discount is 10 percent across most rooms, with free cancellation up to 24 hours before your scheduled check-in. After a free continental breakfast, work out in the fitness facilities or enjoy a cup of tea in the common areas.

If you're a member of the military, be sure to check the Super 8 West Haven for availability. This hotel is less than a mile from the VA Connecticut Hospital and is considerate of the military families who stay there. You'll discover up to four different military discount options, where guests can save on a king bed or two queen beds. All guests receive free breakfast and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. To get to the Super 8 West Haven, take a taxi from the airport — only a $10 fare — or enjoy the RV and bus parking offered to all guests and large groups.

Best Value Options in New Haven, Connecticut

The Courtyard New Haven at Yale is known for the value and service it provides. This spot is one of the most accommodating hotel choices near campus and a favorite of parents visiting their students. If you're staying with a group, plan to meet up by the fireplace in the lobby or book one of three conference rooms — depending on group size — to create a home base during your stay. This hotel is one of the closest accommodation options to Yale University, and guests can easily walk to campus and enjoy the restaurants in the surrounding area.

One of the largest hotels in the area is the La Quinta Inn & Suites New Haven. It features eight floors, and its views to Long Island Sound are ones that change with the changing seasons. The hotel offers an outdoor pool, but it may be closed during the fall and winter months for guest safety. However, all guests can enjoy free breakfast and free airport transportation.

Revel in the Art and Nature of New Haven, Connecticut

New Haven is known for more than Yale University. The city also has a thriving arts scene, and natural wonders are only a short drive away. Bibliophiles will appreciate the wonder of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, while music lovers can enjoy the New Haven Symphony Orchestra. You'll also discover plenty of local theaters in the area, so check schedules before you arrive.

If you're looking to dip your toes in the sand, stop by Silver Sands State Park, which offers hiking opportunities for those who are more active, and a beach for those who prefer to lounge in the sun. Afterward, take a Connecticut bike tour from early June through October. These tours are leisurely paced, and they offer a distinctive look at the New Haven countryside. For a less structured activity, rent a kayak or fishing boat to explore the many miles of coastline that make up New Haven — keep a lookout for rare birds and other local wildlife.

Whatever reason brings you to New Haven, you'll find optimal accommodations for you, your family or travel companions, budget, and needs. Once you're in New Haven, you'll find more to discover here and in Connecticut.

Verified reviews of the city of New Haven

Below are reviews of the city of New Haven, CT from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Some Great Sightseeing "
Score 4.0 / 5

Yale art museum is a must-see.

Kathleen C., from 19-Nov-2016
"Check out the art"
Score 4.0 / 5

I loved all the art in this city.

Michael P., from 09-Nov-2013
"Needs more parking options"
Score 4.0 / 5

Could use more parking garages although the cost was reasonable. On-street parking downtown as everyone knows is a nightmare. The university could use more signage although the town works well.

Rebecca C., from 06-Nov-2013
"Parts of New Haven were beautiful but not this section"
Score 4.0 / 5

We were in the slums of New Haven at this hotel, I think. Parts of New Haven were beautiful but not this section!

Susan G., from 28-Oct-2013
"Did not feel safe"
Score 4.0 / 5

The section of New Haven near the hotel consisted of several housing projects, many boarded up and in disrepair. Did not feel safe!

Susan G., from 27-Oct-2013
The average traveler rating of the city of New Haven, CT shown above is 4.0 out of 5 based on 5 reviews
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