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The Wallingford Victorian Inn

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The Wallingford Victorian Inn was more wonderful than our family could have ever imagined. We were celebrating two birthdays and the innkeeper, Kenni was amazing in helping make it special by organizing a cake and balloons and preparing their favorite breakfast items. We were the only family at the inn during the wknd we stayed, so Kenni graciously offered to... More 

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North Miami Beach, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding B&B. the room was magnificent, breakfast was excellent, and Kenni the innkeeper was very friendly and hospitable. Highly recommend it and would definitely go back again. During breakfast Kenni took time to have a conversation with us and we felt so right at home.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live in Wallingford & I have driven by this GEM a hundred times but never stopped . And then one day I called out of curiosity. Spoke to a very knowledgeable person who's name was Kennie & it intrigued me more . She was extremely pleasant & accommodating . Arrived yesterday and not only did she greet me at... More 

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Egg Harbor, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here during our yearly Veterans Day /Birthday getaway (Nov 12). The Inn Keeper Kennie, was very cheer full, pleasant, knowledgeable and accommodating, great asset to the inn. We meant the owners Karl & Sharlene, Saturday night during the wine hour. I can't say enough about Karl & Sharlene, great people! Very down to earth and... More 

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Karl K, Owner at The Wallingford Victorian Inn, responded to this review

Kevin & Mel, We are glad you enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure meeting both of you. Hopefully we will see you again in the future Thank you again for your business Karl, Sharlene and Kenni More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

We had travelled up from New York by train to go to a concert. As we didn't have a car we wanted something within walking distance of the train station and this was the only option. Wallingford is a lovely little town and the Inn is one of it's most beautiful houses. We were the only guests staying on this... More 

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Karl K, Owner at The Wallingford Victorian Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our Inn for your visit. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Karl & Sharlene Kieslich More 

Essex, Vermont
1 review
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We arrived late but were left a welcome letter and instructions on how to find our room and how to access refreshments. We had a very peaceful night's rest and a delicious breakfast in the morning. Kenney, the innkeeper, was lovely, quite friendly, and helpful. We would definitely stay there again!

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Clacton-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Carl & Sharlene have created a unique place to stay. When we arrived the welcome was warm and the welcome wine appreciated. The breakfast was varied and lovely, although we could not do them justice by clearing our plate (too much you see). The room & furnishings are lovely and the design of the house is a pleasure to behold,... More 

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It was a pleasure meeting both of you and we enjoyed the funny stories. Enjoy you time in NYC and have a safe trip back home. Karl and Sharlene More 

Sandpoint, Idaho
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Beautiful Inn. Our room was a suite that included a separate bedroom, bathroom and siting room. Evening wine and cheese reception provided an opportunity to meet Innkeepers. Within walking distance of several unique restaurants. Wonderful breakfast.

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Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

To my family and I this is far more than a wonderful bed and breakfast in Wallingford, it was the home of my great grandmother Georgiana Tibbits, and her husband Charles Henry Tibbits Sr.. Karl and Sharlene welcomed both my mother Anne Rowan Taber, and I this past weekend, and helped us relive lifelong memories. They also shared their joy... More 

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Reviewed 1 October 2016

The inn was beautiful inside and out. Our room was spacious and every amenity was provided. Our hosts were warm and outgoing and we enjoyed engaging with the other guests while we were served wine and appetizers. Breakfast was homemade and delicious! We highly recommend staying at the Wallingford Victorian Inn.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Wallingford Victorian Inn regally presides over the corners of North Main Street and Curtis Avenue in Wallingford, CT. Once the site of a quaint cottage sheltered by trellises and grape arbors, in 1890 the property was purchased and the cottage razed to make way for a Grand Queen Anne Victorian. Designed by the firm of Allen and Tyler Architectural Associates of New Haven, it was constructed by the C.F. Wooding Company of Wallingford, a name that to this day connotes excellence in craftsmanship, constructed at a time when execution of detail and ornamentation was a hand crafted trade. The Victorian is comprised of one dramatic hallmark of the period after another; complex patterned masonry chimneys; finials capping hipped slate roofs; multi patterned textures of shingles and clapboard; intricate relief work (grapes that reflect its humble origins), and small latticed porches, just to name a few. According to local historians, originally it was a wedding gift to Georgianna Simpson Hull and Charles Tibbits from her parents Gurdon W. Hull and Elizabeth Simpson Hull, whose father founded Simpson, Hall & Miller Company, a prominent silver manufacturer which later became International Silver. The family is steeped in Wallingford history and they were true philanthropists. No expense or detail was spared in the construction of this handcrafted home. Over the past century and a quarter the Victorian has watched over the town of Wallingford as it grew and more buildings sprung up. The dirt roads became asphalt, and horse and carriage gave way to motor vehicles. Fashions and trends flicked by in the blink of an eye. Still it stood, rising on its corner, an enduring landmark in the cycle of change. It has prospered in good times, and endured the hard times. It has changed hands and purpose, yet still stands proud. Come, step back in time with us, when work, rest and recreation ebbed and flowed with the rhythms of nature. Enjoy this remarkable property surrounded by period furnishings. Stay over and enjoy one of our five suites with exquisite attention to detail. In the morning awake to a gourmet breakfast made just for you by our chef innkeeper. Come, enjoy all this in a turn-of-the-century, handcrafted Victorian mansion, The Wallingford Victorian Inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Wallingford Victorian Inn

Address: 245 N Main St, Wallingford, CT 06492-3713
Region: United States > Connecticut > Wallingford
Price Range: RM960 - RM1,520 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Wallingford Victorian Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“the rooms all seemed pretty similar”
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“We did not stay in this bed and breakfast. it was just a tour of the house that once belonged to my great granmother.”
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“There are only 5 rooms and 1 king bedded room.Book early!”
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