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Top Rated Essex Hotels

The Griswold Inn
The Griswold Inn
3.0 out of 5.0 36 Main Street, Essex, CT
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The Griswold Inn features free WiFi in public areas, free newspapers, and a terrace. There's free parking if you drive. The front desk is staffed 24/7 to help ...
Mohegan Sun
Mohegan Sun
4.5 out of 5.0 1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard, Montville, CT
Free Cancellation
$139
4.6/5 (73 reviews)

Great place to stay. Came for my daughter's 8th birthday since she wanted to see the last home game for the Suns. The room service was great and the food is great for the price. The pizza was really large lol.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2019
Mohegan Sun features a golf course, a full-service spa, and a casino. Free valet and self parking are available, and there's also an airport shuttle for a fee. ...
Hyatt Place Mohegan Sun
Hyatt Place Mohegan Sun
3.0 out of 5.0 2049 Norwich, New London Turnpike, Montville, CT
Free Cancellation
$100
4.3/5 (183 reviews)

Breakfast service shuttle to casino stores nearby if you needed something the rooms need usb ports other then that all was well

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019
Guests staying at Hyatt Place Mohegan Sun enjoy an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. There's free parking and a free area ...
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Uncasville
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Uncasville
2.5 out of 5.0 1954 Norwich New London Tpke, Route 32, Montville, CT
Free Cancellation
$99
4.0/5 (104 reviews)

Hotel is close to Mohegan Sun clean room and comfortable

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2019
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Uncasville features free WiFi in public areas, conference space, and a 24-hour business center. There's free parking and an ...
Holiday Inn Norwich
Holiday Inn Norwich
3.0 out of 5.0 10 Laura Blvd, Norwich, CT
Free Cancellation
$85
3.7/5 (52 reviews)

Could have better TV channels. Bathroom very small

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2019
At Holiday Inn Norwich, guests enjoy features like an indoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. You can take advantage of free parking, along ...
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Uncasville
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Uncasville
3.0 out of 5.0 2255 Norwich-New London Turnpike, Montville, CT
Free Cancellation
$93
4.4/5 (29 reviews)

Everything was nice and clean, which is the most important thing to me. My only reason for not giving 5 stars is because the waffle batter at breakfast had drops of water in it which thinned it out and made the waffles doughy in the center. Also the couch in the hotel room had a slightly musty ...

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019
At Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Uncasville, guests enjoy features like an indoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. You can take advantage ...
Motel 6 New Haven - Branford
Motel 6 New Haven - Branford
2.0 out of 5.0 320 E Main St, Branford, CT
Free Cancellation
$56
3.4/5 (25 reviews)

Room was very clean. The staff was friendly. I stay there whenever I am in that area.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
Motel 6 New Haven - Branford offers free WiFi in public areas and coffee in a common area. If you plan to drive, free parking is available. Front-desk staff ...
Hampton Inn Norwich
Hampton Inn Norwich
2.5 out of 5.0 154 Salem Turnpike, Norwich, CT
Free Cancellation
$107
4.8/5 (24 reviews)

Overall it was great! Very clean and can’t complain

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2019
Built in 2017, the brand new Hampton Inn Norwich offers an indoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. Free parking is available if you drive. ...
Comfort Suites Near Casinos
Comfort Suites Near Casinos
2.0 out of 5.0 275 Otrobando Ave., Norwich, CT
Free Cancellation
$76
3.9/5 (24 reviews)

It is very clean. Pool are needs to be better lit.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2019
Comfort Suites Near Casinos features free WiFi in public areas, 3 meeting rooms, and a conference center. You can take advantage of free parking, along with ...

Finding a Hotel in Essex


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You may not find the perfect place to stay in Essex, but you can choose from 255 accommodations nearby. Search by filters such as price, neighborhood, guest rating, or popular locations, depending on what's most important to you.


We make it easy to find a convenient flight into New London, CT (GON-Groton - New London), which is 18.4 mi (29.6 km) from the heart of the city. Find the ideal flight in a flash by using the filters on our site to narrow down your search.


Accommodations in Essex


There might be just a few hotels and accommodations to choose from in Essex, but here some other options located nearby so you have some choices.

  • 3 hotels in Deep River
  • 22 hotels in Old Saybrook
  • 13 hotels in Old Lyme

What's the Weather Like in Essex?


Debating whether you're going to need socks with your sandals while you're here? Essex is typically warmest in July and August, while it’s usually the chilliest in January and December. The rainiest months are October and June, while the driest months are normally February and September. Here's a summary of rain and seasonal temperatures so you're ready for everything Mother Nature can throw at you:


  • January to March: average temp during the day is 54°F and 20°F at night
  • April to June: average temp during the day is 84°F and 35°F at night
  • July to September: average temp during the day is 85°F and 49°F at night
  • October to December: average temp during the day is 68°F and 22°F at night
  • Annual rainfall average: 51.10 inches

Things to See and Do in Essex


While you're here, you may want to grab some grub or libations at the bars Essex is known for. Discover these noteworthy sights during your visit:

  • Essex Steam Train
  • Essex Library
  • Pratt House
  • Essex Island Marina
  • Connecticut River Museum
  • Ocean Beach Park

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