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Welcome to the Boardman House Inn

The Boardman House is an award-winning historic inn in the Connecticut River Valley. Nestled within a charming neighborhood in the East Haddam’s historic district, we offer the best of one of the country’s most beautiful areas – gracious hospitality, restaurants at walking distance by the river, and proximity to charming historic towns like Essex, Mystic and Old Saybrook., shops and boutiques, and nightlife.

An exquisite example of Second Empire architecture built 1860, perfect for a romantic weekend getaway or relaxing escape, with beautifully appointed air-conditioned guest rooms with plush down duvets, fine linens, period antiques, oriental rugs, heated marble bathroom floors and private porches. Boardman House is a great alternative to hotels in the Connecticut River Valley area.

Here you can relax in comfortable surroundings and enjoy a style of gracious living reminiscent of an earlier time.


98% of our guests would recommend us!

Do not rely solely on our word. Conde Nast Johanssens has recognized the Boardman House Inn as one of their “Recommended Properties” noting its “Comfortable Setting and Personal Touches”. Please take a moment to read some of the glowing reviews from our beloved guests from all around the world.


A Little About Us

True to its original role as a private residence, The Boardman House Inn embraces guests with genuine, warm and intuitive service ensuring that each guest feels as they were visiting a friend’s home.

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