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. The Inn is listed on the National Historic Register and we are located in the charming, quintessential New England village of Old Saybrook, Connecticut.The gas-lit Main Street, in the heart of historic shopping districts welcomes you as you arrive for your stay. The B and B is part of an historic walking tour as well as a scenic coastal bicycle loop. There is an ice skating pond just 1/8 mile away plus a great canoe/kayak launch just 1/2 mile away!
Our romantic guest rooms feature an award winning decor, combining;an historical charm with the relaxing luxuries of today's modern lifestyles.
Each unique guestroom features a whirlpool tub and a fireplace! All rooms have a 4-poster or canopy Queen-size bed,comfortable sitting area, cable TV, stereo/CD player, AC, private bath, high speed wireless and a phone/modem line. A home-baked goods breakfast ( Monday-Friday) and a full three course breakfast (Saturday and Sunday) 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 12 working fireplaces!
The house was built by Deacon Timothy Pratt in 1746 and served as a private school in the 1790's. Timothy Pratt was a carpenter and served as a Deacon in the church across the street.
Two Innkeeper Fall Specials:
*During the month of November choose any guest room for only $110.00 per night (Sunday-Thursdays); *or if you book two consecutive nights (Sunday-Thursdays) the first night is at the regular room rate and the second night free. Call 860-395-1229 to receive this offer. (not valid for existing reservations or holidays)
**New Years Eve**
Plan a relaxing Winter's get-a-way to our
historic Bed and Breakfast on the Connecticut shoreline. Spend the New Year's Eve holiday in any one of our guest rooms and enjoy a complimentary bottle of champagne and box of chocolates! (call to receive this offer)
Tree Swallow Cruise
**Goodspeed Opera House**
It's a Wonder Life : Sept. 18-Nov.29
Little Shop Of Horrors: Sept. 23rd-October 11th
A gift certificate 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.
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
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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 breakfast of home baked goods & fresh fruit prepared by one of our pastry chefs.
Relax in our picturesque grounds with pretty gardens, a fountain, inviting sitting areas, a handsome two-century-old maple tree with swing 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, ice skating pond, boat launch, town green activites, and the water of course!
- Part of an historic walking tour and scenic coastal bicycle loop (borrow our bikes or bring your own).
- 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, and Kate's Fine Confections.
- A half mile from a beautiful cove, lined with majestic old sea captain homes and scenic vistas, and a boat launch. Perfect spot for 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!
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
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..... Kate's Fine Confections and James Soda Fountain, 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.
Humphrey Pratt and Deacon Timothy Pratt were brothers. Today we continue the tradition of the Pratt family hospitality. It will add to your choice of lovely guest rooms and also features an original 1896 soda fountain where you can enjoy some old fashioned ice cream favorites.
In addition now open is Kate's Fine Confections. Enjoy home made pastries, fine chocolates, assortment of penny candies and dinners to go. 860-395-1781