Accolades & Press

Connecticut River Valley

Welcome to the Boardman House website, where you can you learn more about us. The Connecticut River Valley area is a destination for all seasons and offers big-city sophistication, along with the charm of the rural New England with its centuries of history and culture and is located just 2 hours away from New York City and Boston.

Media professionals are welcome to contact us with any press inquiries.

Best Historic Inn in Connecticut

Best of New England

Named a 2018 & 2012 “Editors Choice” in Yankee Magazine’s Travel Guide .

Certificate of Excellence

Awarded Certificate of Excellence 2013-2017 to the Boardman House Inn.

Conde Nast Recommended

Selected as one of Conde Nast Johansens’ 2013 Recommended Properties.

Featured in Great Inns

The Boardman House Inn was featured in the 2011 edition of Great Inns.

New York Family

New York Family

The Boston Globe

New Haven Living

Victoria Magazine

Boardman House Inn is featured as one of Connecticut Inns at Christmas.


Boardman House is a great destination for lovers of history, nature, and the arts.

USA Today Travel

River Cruises on Connecticut River in East Haddam and Steam Train Rides.

Connecticut Magazine

Great Dates in Connecticut for Valentine’s Weekend Romance.

Yankee Magazine

East Haddam named as one of 25 best places for fall foliage.


Boardman House is named as Romantic Spring Getaways Near NYC.

Yankee Magazine

Fall foliage reflected in the River seen from Gillette Castle.

Fodor’s Travel

Gillette Castle, a


Luxury Travel Diary

Reviews Of Accommodation For Travel.

Merrimack Valley

Romance of the Lower Connecticut River Valley


19 Best Weekend Getaways from Boston


Boardman House –

Top Romantic CT B&B