Mayflower Inn Lobby with fire in the hearth
Public space at parlor

Holidays in the Countryside

A Charming Connecticut Oasis Awaits

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Whether visiting us for Christmas weekend or New Year's Eve, celebrate in style with our spacious and stylish accommodations. Gather around a private bonfire as you enjoy sweet, nostalgic s’mores and hot tipples under the vibrant stars, take a cocktail class with our expert beverage team, or explore our Auberge ArtSalon with Marie-Claude Marquis's installation "Too Tired to Sleep" located in the classic Library. Venture to the Garden Room and Tap Room for indulgent country-style meals inspired by fresh local ingredients from nearby farms and local purveyors. Looking for ultimate relaxation? Journey to THE WELL at Mayflower Inn for a single treatment or a full day of relaxation. Take advantage of our sauna, biophilic whirlpool and indoor pool. Relaxation and rejuvenation awaits.

Mayflower Tap Room with elegant furnishings
Mayflower Tap Room with elegant furnishings

Defining New England Elegance

Fire pit

One-of-a-kind seasonal experiences

With an infinite amount of both on-and-off property experiences to enjoy, work with our Inn Host to curate your time in the countryside. Learn new skills in our Farm & Field Cocktail Class and spend time warming up in the Parlor as you listen to folktales told by firelight. Head out to the lawn for an archery lesson, visit local potter Charlie Dumais for a behind-the-scenes look into his studio, or escape to Mine Hill Distillery for an afternoon tasting. Looking for last minute gifts? Head to our Holiday Shoppe at The Huntress boutique, curated by Interior Designer Jenny Wolf, and find items for everyone (including yourself!). Festivities in the country await.
The Garden Room

Fresh local ingredients at centerstage

Whether visiting over Christmas Weekend or New Year's Eve, spend your holiday dining on delicious meals in the dark glow of the Tap Room and sun-kissed floral inspired Garden Room throughout your stay. Built from fresh local ingredients sourced from our Chef's Garden and from nearby local purveyors, enjoy meals that highlight farm-to-table dining with special Garden-fresh tasting menus, pub-style fare and dreamed-up tipples.
Spa Relaxation room

Ultimate destination for relaxation

THE WELL at Mayflower Inn brings an innovative level of holistic health to our exquisite country retreat. With a curated menu of restorative treatments using East-meets-West healing practices, a variety of daily fitness classes, expert-led health coaching sessions, an indoor pool, a biophilic whirlpool, a relaxing Garden Library and more - your best self awaits. Looking to get outdoors over your holiday? Take advantage of hiking, forest bathing and additional experiences hosted by our wellness destination to unlock the wonders of nature.

Christmas in the Country

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Mayflower Winter exterior
Mayflower Inn and Spa under snow

December 23-26, 2021

Experience the countryside covered in a white blanket of fresh snow while enjoying warm tipples by the fire. Embrace relaxation in THE WELL at Mayflower Inn with winter-inspired treatments before heading into the local community for a behind-the-scenes antiquing experience with the interior designers of George Home. Head to the Parlour for a private tarot reading with a local expert or explore Marie-Claude Marquis’s immersive art experience, “Too Tired to Sleep” located in The Library.

  • From Grain to Glass: A Mine Hill Tasting & Cocktail Experience
  • Mulled Wine and Cranberry Mini-Pie Hour
  • Decorated Christmas Trees in-room
  • Winter offerings with guided hikes
  • Seasonal menus in the Garden Room and Tap Room
  • Daily fitness classes
  • Tarot Cards & Tipples
  • Private Fireside Supper
  • Explore the "Too Tired to Sleep" Art Installation in The Library
  • Relax with games in the Parlour
  • Field & Farm Cocktail Classes
  • Winter's Moon Bonfire with countrystyle s'mores
Mayflower Public Space
Girl throwing snowball

Ring in the New Year

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Mayflower guestroom with elegant decor
Mayflower guestroom with elegant decor

December 31, 2021-January 2, 2022

Escape to the countryside to celebrate the new year in style. Spend your days indulging in delicious meals curated with fresh local ingredients in mind then head to THE WELL at Mayflower Inn for self-care and rediscovery. Take a fitness class designed with wellness in mind before heading to our indoor pool for a swim. On New Year's Eve, ring in the new year with live music, a special festive menu, and country-style tipples curated by our expert beverage team.

  • Field & Farm Cocktail Class with Sparkling Tipples
  • Winter offerings with guided hikes
  • Seasonal menus in the Garden Room and Tap Room
  • Daily fitness classes
  • Tarot Cards & Tipples
  • Private Fireside Supper
  • Explore the "Too Tired to Sleep" Art Installation in The Library
  • Relax with games in the Parlour
  • Field & Farm Cocktail Classes
  • Winter's Moon Bonfire with country-style s'mores
  • New Year's Eve Supper with Live Music
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Champagne and salad in the Tap Room at Mayflower Inn