We invite you to step back in time and enjoy the splendor of yesteryear in this magnificent c.1746 center chimney colonial Bed and Breakfast Inn. The Inn is listed on the National Historic Register and is located in the charming, quintessential New England village of Old Saybrook, Connecticut. The quaint gas-lit Main Street, in the heart of the historic and shopping districts welcomes you as you arrive for your stay. The B & B is part of an historic walking tour as well as a scenic coastal bicycle loop. There is also a great canoe/kayak launch just 1/2 mile away!
Our romantic guest rooms feature an award winning decor, combining historical period charm with the relaxing luxuries of today's modern lifestyles.
Each unique guestroom features a fireplace! And most a double whirlpool tub! All rooms also have a 4-poster or romantic canopy Queen-size bed, a working fireplace, a comfortable sitting area, cable/flat screen TV, stereo/CD player, AC, private bath, high speed wireless. A breakfast
of home-baked goods and fresh fruit is served Monday-Friday, and a full three course gourmet breakfast is served Saturday and Sunday and is included in your stay. This charming Connecticut Bed and Breakfast boasts many fine original details including original wide-board floors, hand-hewn beams, wainscoting, a corner cupboard, beehive oven and 8 working fireplaces!
The house was built in 1746 by Deacon Timothy Pratt, a Deacon in the 3rd Meetinghouse in Old Saybrook right across the street. The house served many generations of Pratts till the mid 1900's and also served as a private school in the 1790's.
Luck of the Irish March Specials
Spend a romantic 2 nights at the historic Deacon Timothy Pratt Bed and Breakfast. Includes a candle-lit fireside breakfast, one of our elegant period style rooms each with a romantic fireplace and jetted tub, and champagne or wine & chocolate truffles! $375 for a 2 night stay on the weekends and $250 for a 2 night stay during the week (Sun thru Thurs). Valid for any stay in March, not valid with existing reservations. Book on-line and mention this special or call us at 860-395-1229). Add a one hour massage in your room for $85! Also check out our Bald Eagle Watch Special on our specials page for the month of March and April!
A gift certificate and time together is a perfect gift to give for any occasion. The Deacon Timothy Pratt Bed and Breakfast offers that "home away from home" experience! Be it for one night, two or however long, a warm fire and whirlpool tub with breakfast in the morning is a gift they will always remember.
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A new addition to Main Street and walking distance to The Kate!
The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center is a non-profit performing arts organization located in an historic theatre/town hall on Main Street in Old Saybrook. Originally opened in 1911 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Center has been renovated with public funds from the Town of Old Saybrook and donations raised by the Trustees of the Center. It includes a 250-seat theatre and a small museum honoring Katharine Hepburn, Old Saybrook's most celebrated resident. Programming is eclectic, offering something for all ages. Visit their website at: www.katharinehepburntheater.org
A perfect blend of tasteful elegance, charm, warmth and fun! Marie G., Framingham, MA
| A formal candle-lit breakfast is served on fine china, linens & silver in the elegant dining room complete with fireplace, corner cupboard & period wainscoting. Guests are treated to a complimentary full 3 course breakfast on weekends and a breakfast of home baked goods and fresh fruit weekdays.
|| Relax in our picturesque grounds with pretty gardens, a fountain, inviting sitting areas, and two-person rope hammock.
Fall is Fun at Deacon Timothy Pratt Bed & Breakfast, with losts of beautiful fall colors and activities.
| Breakfast was a highlight of our stay. Imagine candle-lit breakfast by the fire, on fine china with softly playing music in the background.
Susan S., Colorado Springs, CO
| I must not forget to comment on your summer gardens and swing...the best!
Drinagh M., Penbrook Pines, FL
| Relax by the fire in the privacy of your room or in the gracious parlor with original working fireplace and enjoy one of our games, or visit with new-found friends, and enjoy complimentary port wine, teas, or hot chocolate and freshly baked cookies. Guest refrigerator and ice available. Massage therapy can also be arranged in your guestroom.
You have created an atmosphere where each person can rest and refresh the body as well as the spirit. Your labor of love has born the fruit of peace and tranquility in this beautiful historic building.
Judy A., Phoenix, AZ
Our Location is Perfect!
- Located on a pretty gas-lit main street lined with brick sidewalks and flower filled brick median, and in the heart of the historic and shopping districts, walking distance to shops, restaurants, cafes, spas, art galleries, churches, museum, the large town library, theater, boat launch, town green activites, and the water of course!
- Part of an historic walking tour and scenic coastal bicycle loop.
- Across the street from the General Hart House Museum, Archives building & heritage gardens, and pillared white church.
- Next door to an old fashioned soda fountain/ice cream parlor, cafe and old apothecary.
- A half mile from a beautiful cove, lined with majestic old sea captain homes and scenic vistas, and a boat launch. Perfect spot for walking, kayaking/canoeing.
- One mile from beaches, lighthouses, waterfront dining, waterfront golf & mini-golf, and waterfront historic park.
The Deacon Timothy Pratt Bed and Breakfast is Yankee Magazine's Editors Choice for 2006 and 2012!
Ink Magazine 2016
Westchester Magazine June 2006
RetirementLifeToday.com August 2006
Recognized by Arrington Publishing as one of the TOP 15 Country Inns in their Book of Lists
Voted by inn-goers as winner for the last 3 consecutive years in the categories of:
-Best Inn Location For Walking To Shops/Restaurants 2002
-Best Inn Interior Design and Decor 2003
-Inn with Most Historical Charm 2004
Our inn has also been recognized by Fodor's and is featured in Fodor's Travel Guide New England
as well as:
Time Out New York May 2005
Discerning Traveler Fall 2004
Boston Globe March 2005 & Feb. 2004
Inn Traveler Magazine Autumn 2003 with a 6 page color spread
CT Life Magazine Sept. 2003 feature story
Coastal Living Magazine Oct. 2002
Sandra Soule's, America's Favorite Inns book
Waterside Escapes, Inn Spots & Special Places in New England
The Ultimate New England Getaway Guide by Woodpond Press
German Elle Magazine
Entrepreneur's Business Start-ups Magazine.
A wonderful addition to your stay with us.....
James Farmacy Cafe on the National Historic Register and Connecticut Freedom Trail... and only steps away! It dates back to 1790 when it was originally part of an inn known as the Humphrey Pratt Tavern, where the Marquis de Lafayette stayed, and also made a purchase in 1824.
The James Farmacy next door features a cafe and an original 1896 soda fountain where you can enjoy some old fashioned ice cream favorites, house made gelato and fresh Italian inspired food. The cafe will re-open in the spring 2017. For more info, James Farmacy Cafe 860-395-1781