Thimble Islands Bed & Breakfast is a secluded retreat located in the picturesque village of Stony Creek on the Long Island Sound. Boasting sweeping views of the Thimble Islands and Long Island Sound, this relaxing and romantic getaway offers two elegant guest rooms with private bathrooms, a spacious living room with cozy fireplace, a sunny dining room with tables and chairs, and a communal television room with comfy seating.

Surrounded by pleasant gardens, the house also features large garden terrace and screen porch and has onsite parking for guests. Thimble Islands Bed & Breakfast is within walking distance of beautiful beaches, picturesque village greens, nature walks, and vibrant cultural life, as well as a short drive from New Haven and only 75 miles from New York.

1.Guest Accommodations

Guest Accommodations
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Thimble Islands Bed & Breakfast offers two perfectly appointed and stylishly decorated guest rooms named after wading birds. Each guest room is furnished in soft tones of creams and whites with nautical touches and boasts large windows that frame stunning views of the Long Island Sound.

The elegant master Heron Bedroom features a queen-size pillow-top bed dressed in luxurious linens and plush pillows, an en-suite bathroom with a spacious marble shower and double vanity, thick towels and bathrobes, and organic toiletries and a sunny sitting area with two upholstered chairs.

The sophisticated Egret Room offers glorious water views from large windows and features a king-size pillow-top bed dressed in luxurious linens and plush pillows, an en-suite bathroom with granite walk-in shower and air-jet tub, thick towels and bathrobes, and organic toiletries and a sunny sitting area decorated in hues of peach and lavender.

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Guests enjoy a complimentary breakfast every morning that includes traditional hot and cold choices, such as freshly baked pastries and bagels, yogurt, fresh fruit, hard boiled eggs, fresh fruit and juices, and hot coffee and tea. Cheese and wine are offered in the evenings, and complimentary soft drinks are available throughout the day.

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Thimble Islands Bed & Breakfast offers two luxuriously appointed guest rooms, a spacious living room with a cozy fireplace and dining room for breakfast, a television room with large flat-screen television and plush seating in which guests can catch up on some viewing, and a large garden terrace and screened porch for relaxing. The Inn has complimentary wireless throughout the property, and a hearty gourmet breakfast is served in the dining room every morning. Guests can enjoy cheese and wine in the evenings and complimentary soft drinks throughout the day.

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4.Plan this Vacation

Plan this Vacation
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The Thimble Islands Bed & Breakfast is situated in the quaint village of Stony Creek, which is famous for the enchanting group of tiny islands that are scattered along its shoreline. This magnificent coastal setting has been attracting summer visitors for more than 100 years, offering not only beautiful beaches and natural landscapes, but a wealth of things to see and do. Narrated boat tours of the 23 islands that make up the archipelago around Stony Creek are popular excursions, describing the history and lore of the Thimbles, as well as walking tours of Stony Creek, which tell the story of its famous pink granite and the quarry from which it is extracted.

Attractions and activities in the area include 45-minute narrated cruises of the Thimble on board the Sea Mist and exploring theHammonasset Beach State Park, which features a variety of hiking and biking trails and open-air pavilions. Visit visiting the Mystic Seaport Village and Aquarium, which presents sea lion and dolphin shows, and is home to a historical re-created seafaring village. Head out on a seasonal or specialty cruise on the Schooner Quinnipiac – a traditionally rigged 91' schooner or taste some of the region’s craft beer at the Stony Creek Brewery. Enjoy a fully prepared lobster and clam dinner at Thimble Islands Lobsterbakes.

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28 West Point Road, Stony Creek, Branford, CT 06405, Phone: 203-488-3693

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