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Lakeville, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were in town with a large group for a wedding. Our room was in the Annex, room 434. The room was very spacious and very clean. Most impressive was the thick, soft bathroom towels. We only stayed overnight, so we didn't get to experience all that the hotel had to offer. I can tell you the staff is extremely...

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Jeffrey H, Manager at Avon Old Farms Hotel, responded to this review

Cleanliness, quality, and service are definitely three key areas we focus on so knowing that you were impressed in all three is amazing! We know you do not live in the area, but if and when you visit again we will be here to welcome you again.

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Looks like a charming New England Inn but the rooms are small and dark more like a motel. The many of the hotel staff were not friendly and after our first night we were moved for a scheduled maintenance. We booked the room for a week so they knew we'd be there and shouldn't have booked us in that room....

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Jeffrey H, Manager at Avon Old Farms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. We take all comments very seriously and I would like the opportunity to speak with you further about your stay. At your earliest convenience, please give me a call at the hotel (860-677-1651) or send me an e-mail with the best time and way to reach you. Looking forward to...

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Was here for work in an adjacent town. The room was nice but the wi fi doesn't work well on the third floor where my room was located. The room was decorated nicely but a bit on the small side. I was here over a weekend that a wedding was being held at the Property so there was a lot...

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Jeffrey H, Manager at Avon Old Farms Hotel, responded to this review

We are so sorry that your experience at our facility wasn't up to your expectations. It is our sincere hope that all of our guests are treated with the same level of attention and their needs are met throughout their stay. Thank you so much for drawing our attention to two issues that we can address - we will take...

Mesa, Arizona
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Nice but not great. Was a quaint place but the layout of the hotel is very strange. Rooms were nice but not great. Stayed here on a biz trip and it will do fine for a quick trip. Just don't have high expectations.

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Jeffrey H, Manager at Avon Old Farms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your business and your review. We do embrace the quaint nature of our property but we also understand that the layout may be a bit confusing. We would be very interested in doing what we can to improve the overall experience of our guests, so we would welcome any further insight that you might have into specific...

Douglassville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Nice venue for a conference of about 100 persons. Rooms were great, food was delicious, staff were friendly and helpful. Had a main meeting room plus several break out rooms and meals where served adjacent to our meeting room.

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South River, New Jersey
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

My family stayed for a friends wedding. When we lived in CT, this was the place to stay. We all were extremely disappointed at the accommodations. Our room in the annex smell of mold and the beds were the worst. The offered no back support and springs were coming through the mattress. It was so soft it provided absolutely no...

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Jeffrey H, Manager at Avon Old Farms Hotel, responded to this review

I can only apologize profusely that your experience at our hotel was so negative. While we are proud of our staff and their commitment to guest service, we should not stop until all areas of a guest's stay are perfect. I have noted all of your concerns and will be walking through the property with our management staff to assess...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This is one of the few hotels I have visited that really feels gracious. The rooms are large and attractively decorated. The public areas are spacious and really designed to sit down and enjoy. The restaurant has excellent food and a broad menu. I have visited this hotel in each of the last 8 years and there has been steady...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 6 September 2016

had a destination wedding this week so we stayed for 2 nights. the rooms are large enough, well furnished and quaint. the grounds are very well kept. the food and service at the restaurant and wedding event were superb. the staff was friendly and willing to help with any request. this is a dog friendly hotel and there were a...

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Jeffrey H, General Manager at Avon Old Farms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you sharing your comments on your recent stay with us for such an important event. We are happy that you had such a great stay and had an opportunity to enjoy the outdoor gardens, restaurant and especially a wedding at the hotel. We look forward to having you stay again when visiting the area. Sincerely, Jeffrey HB General Manager

Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 4 September 2016

In my years in college, this was the place to be! However years have gone by and no true renovations have been done. The rooms are tired and old with a musty smell to the whole place. The glory days have come and gone for this old place! What makes it worse in the weekend we stayed, a wedding occured....

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Jeffrey H, General Manager at Avon Old Farms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share you comments on your recent stay. All comments are encouraged, whether positive or constructive comments to improve our property and the guests' experience. I would welcome the opportunity to speak with you further to obtain more details of your stay. Please feel free to give me a call at the hotel at...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Had a Family Wedding at the hotel, and went for the higher class rooms, cute large, balcony rooms, which were very reasonable for this hotel as well as the perks, fantastic breakfasts, great swimming pool, and also complimentary pick up at airport both arrival and departure. There was also free wifi with two desks,computers.

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Jeffrey H, General Manager at Avon Old Farms Hotel, responded to this review

Its always a pleasure to hear a guests' pleasant stay at our hotel....thank you for sharing your comments. We are always pleased when guests have the time to enjoy so many of the amentities that the hotel offers - especially the outdoor pool and transportation services. Hopefully you will have the opportunity to visit the area again and will choose...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Avon Old Farms Hotel - a luxury hotel in the suburbs of Greater Hartford, CT in the picturesque Farmington River Valley. In fact, Yankee Magazine has rated us a "Best of the Best" lodging property. The Avon Old Farms Hotel has also received a Mobil Three-Star Award and AAA Three Diamond Award.Our hotel began as a 24-unit motel in 1955 and through two expansions has grown into a 160-room luxury hotel in Avon, Connecticut resting on 20 acres of manicured landscape with all of the services and amenities desired by the modern corporate and leisure guest. As a guest of the Avon Old Farms Hotel, you can expect a distinctive ambiance representing luxury and charm including fine furnishings, down featherbeds, four-poster beds, antiques, and original watercolor paintings of the historic area in which we reside. Our classic approach to service means that guests will be pampered and appreciate our innovative attention to detail and willingness to accommodate. Additionally, our unique facilities - including the handsome, state-of-the-art conference facilities, stunning banquet space, and lush outdoor garden areas - make us a leading choice for meetings, corporate events, weddings, and social affairs in the Greater Hartford area.Guests of the Avon Old Farms Hotel enjoy the award-winning and stunning Seasons Restaurant and Tap Room serving inspired innovative American cuisine.We look forward to welcoming you to our luxurious country hotel in Avon, Connecticut just 10 minutes from downtown Hartford! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Avon Old Farms Hotel

Address: 279 Avon Mountain Road, Avon, CT 06001-3942
Region: United States > Connecticut > Avon
Price Range: RM652 - RM982 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Avon Old Farms Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 155
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“We have stayed on the 2nd floor in the main part of the hotel.”
lovecayman, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the main building are more unique than the motel style building. Look at their web site to view different styles.”
jnordst, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in "luxury" section are up the hill, away from the road”
Ohiocean, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“rooms might be better away from the bar as wedding parties end up there and it can be a bit loud.”
solsenz, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed at the hotel not the motel part”
nsadlow, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
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