LGBT Friendly Lodging in New England


New England leads the country in welcoming and accommodating LGBT partners and their families and kids. LGBT singles and couples enjoy lodgings in city high-rise hotels near great dining, culture, and shopping, as well as inns and B&Bs for a small-town or countryside getaway. Family-friendly lodging is located on the beach fronts and lake fronts, near amusement parks and outdoor adventures in all of New England. Accommodations that open their arms to LGBT guests and clans are found in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

818 Charlestown Road Springfield, VT, 05156 Phone: 802-885-4516

See yourself in the center of everything in Vermont

Holiday Inn Express Springfield is located in a laid-back but happening corner of Vermont. If you're planning a ski trip, stay with us. We're close to both Bromley Mountain and Okemo resorts. Coming for the fall foliage? We're just a short drive from the depot of the Green Mountain Railroad, where you can view the leaves from an antique train car. We're also a great spot for hiking, mountain biking, and a host of other outdoor activities. Bring your swimsuit no matter which season you choose. We've got a heated indoor saltwater pool. And if you're a pool shark, we've got a table in our game room, along with many video games. Work out in our fitness center. And join us at our complimentary breakfast bar.

Junction of Routes 103 and 131 Proctorsville, VT, 05149 Phone: 802-226-7361 Toll-Free: 888-764-6836

Affordable luxury in a spectacular setting

Castle Hill Resort and Spa is a member of the prestigious Small Luxury Hotels Of The World, Historic Hotels Of America, and is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Luxury reigns supreme here at our elegant, full-service Vermont resort which features a unique collection of individually decorated guest rooms. Discerning travelers will feel pampered in the 10 Castle Hill rooms which blend classic elegance with modern technology. Guests of the Castle Hill Resort & Spa may also opt for our Resort Homes which feature magnificent views, elegantly appointed accommodations, state-of-the-art amenities, and are quite spacious for those who want more room to relax.

39 Dalton Street Boston, MA, 02199 Phone: 617-236-2000 Toll-Free: 800-325-3535

Work, relax, dine, and play under our roof

The Sheraton Boston Hotel is a great starting point for exploring one of America's most historic and beautiful cities. Our remodeled hotel includes indoor walkways that take guests to the distinctive shops at Copley Place and the Prudential Center. Trendy Newbury Street, crowded with boutiques and galleries, is just minutes away. Fenway Park, home to the Red Sox, is nearby, too. Guestroom amenities include a 37" flat screen TV, an ergonomic workspace with high-speed wireless Internet access, our signature Sheraton Sweet Sleeper® Bed, and exclusive Shine for Sheraton™ bath products. Our 18-meter indoor pool features a retractable glass ceiling for sunning on summer days. Our fitness center includes low-impact cardiovascular machines, free weights, and a redwood sauna. Dine at our Sidebar & Grille and Cafe Apropos.

215 Charles Street Boston, MA, 02114 Phone: 617-224-4000

Savor the best of Boston from this elegant hotel

Get away to luxury at this elegant and historic Boston hotel offering the finest in service and amenities. Set at the bottom of Beacon Hill you’re within easy access to Cambridge, Faneuil Hall, and Newbury Street. Among the 280 guest rooms and ten suites are family, pet friendly, accessible and connecting rooms. Enjoy tours and excursions, bicycle and kayak rentals, fitness and business centers, a gift shop and a friendly multilingual staff. There is 24-hour room service, in room massage treatments and complimentary wired and wireless high speed internet access. Comforts include luxurious bathrobes, imported bed linens, and down comforters. On site are five of Boston's best drinking and dining establishments while nearby are great beaches, golf, shopping, entertainment and Boston’s history and culture.

425 Summer Street Boston, MA, 02210 Phone: 617-532-4600 Toll-Free: 888-627-7115

This hotel welcomes people who enjoy the pleasures of Boston

When visiting Boston, stay in one of the city's most distinctive hotels, The Westin Boston Waterfront.  It's the perfect starting point for exploring the city's unique and historic neighborhoods, from the Italian North End to toney Beacon Hill.  The hotel is connected to the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, New England's largest convention center. Just eight minutes out our door board the Spirit of Boston for year-round cruises around the scenic harbor. Also nearby: the Institute of Contemporary Art, the Boston Tea Party Ship, and the New England Aquarium. All our rooms feature the super-comfortable Westin Heavenly Bed®, and many offer views of Boston Harbor. Exercise in our WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio or relax in our heated indoor pool. New Balance shoes and gear are available for use during your stay.

7 Main Street Middletown, CT, 06457 Phone: 860-854-6300 Toll-Free: 800-637-9851

A welcoming Inn for all visitors and families to enjoy

At the Inn at Middletown, LGBT travelers and families are treated the same as all other travelers and families: with good service in plush accommodations. Lesbian and gay visitors with families and kids will enjoy the great dining at the Inn’s Tavern at the Armory before they launch into the day’s activities, whether they are looking at applying to nearby Wesleyan University or headed for a day of swimming and picnicking at Brownstone Exploration & Discover Park, just a few miles away. Adults and couples may want to relax in classically-furnished rooms and suites, spend a few hours in the fitness center, or head out to explore the unique Main Street shops, taste wine at neighboring Gouveia Winery, hear the fascinating stories at Gillette Castle, or take in a play at the Goodspeed Opera House.

703 US Route 5 South St. Johnsbury, VT, 05819 Phone: 802-748-1500 Toll-Free: 866-489-7902

Vermont welcomes gay and LGBT guests

As one of the earliest states to support gay marriage, Vermont is glad to welcome LGBT guests and their families. Like others attracted to Vermont’s charms, LGBT travelers are looking for a variety of activities for all ages, in all seasons. Comfort Inn & Suites Near Burke Mountain offers hospitality for guests coming for winter skiing and snowboarding at Jay Peak, Burke Mountain, Cannon Mountain, or Bretton Woods. A big summer sport in the magnificent Northeast Kingdom is mountain biking, and that is easily accessible. Fall visitors love the foliage, and people come year-round for antique shopping, St. Johnsbury Athenaeum and other museums, and theme parks for youngsters.

100 Stuart Street Boston, MA, 02116 Phone: 617-261-8700

Indulge at this unique Boston lodging

Take in Boston, and settle in at this unique lodging. Mix, mingle, sip and share some light fare at the W Lounge. The Bliss Spa’s urban oasis of relaxing treatments include Ginger Rubs, Hangover Herbies, Betweeny Waxes and Triple Oxygen Treatments. There’s a luxe nail lounge with movies-while-you-manicure stations. You'll find separate men's and women's locker rooms and lounges as well as weights and cardiovascular equipment at the FIT gym. The hotel’s Whatever/Whenever® service will get you dinner reservations, Red Sox tickets, tours and cruises around Boston Harbor and more. Guest rooms and suites offer a variety of indulgences like vibrant décor, state-of-the-art entertainment and internet connectivity, and also pillow top beds, goose-down comforters, and spa robes. Enjoy in room ding and don’t forget to bring your favorite pet.

543 Commercial Street Provincetown, MA, 02657 Phone: 508-487-1726

One of Provincetown's most welcoming resorts

At Surfside Hotel & Suites you'll be relaxing at one of the country's top gay and lesbian vacation destinations. The town hosts exciting LBGT events throughout the year, including Family Pride Week, the Provincetown International Film Festival, and the P-town Carnival. Head to one of the town's many nightclubs and dance the night away. Soak up the rays on the gay-friendly sands of Race Point Beach. Or stay by our hotel and relax. We've got a private stretch of Atlantic coastline where you can swim, fish, or sunbathe. Or sit by our heated outdoor saltwater pool with a frozen drink from our Lighthouse Bar. Our hotel is a great place to unwind in the evening, too. Guests gather on our sky-lit patio, around the glow of the crackling firepit.

49 America's Cup Avenue Newport, RI, 02840 Phone: 401-847-9000 Toll-Free: 800-955-2558

Spend the night where everything is happening

Newport is one of the most exciting destinations in New England with beaches, festivals, music, nightlife, and history. And when you stay at the Newport Harbor Hotel & Marina, you'll be surrounded by it all. We're in the center of the exclusive harbor-front area with views of elegant watercraft, including legendary America’s Cup yachts. Just steps away is Bowen’s Wharf, world-class shopping, sumptuous dining, and exciting entertainment along the waterfront. What better backdrop for our restaurant, Saltwater, featuring innovative farm-to-table cuisine and all the best fresh seafood. After an active evening, retire to one of our guestrooms, featuring modern comforts you'd expect including complementary high-speed WiFi, Blu-ray players and access to our indoor saltwater pool and saunas.

70 Essex Way Burlington (Essex), VT, 05452 Phone: 802-878-1100 Toll-Free: 800-727-4295

Bring your passion for food and luxury

“Let food be they medicine.” If so, enjoy the culinary and other pleasures of the Essex Resort and Spa near Burlington, Vermont - the ideal destination for comfort, relaxation and a passion for food. Luxurious lodgings with flat panel HDTV, 300 thread count linens, a Keurig coffee maker and Green Mountain coffee await your visit. There is a full-service spa and fitness center, two pools, three teaching kitchens at our Cook’s Academy, and two restaurants with a wine list ranked among the best in the world. Your favorite pet will be pampered too in our pet-friendly fireplace rooms, mini suites, studios and one bedroom suites. Special spa and culinary packages and romantic getaways make the Essex a most delicious experience.

401 Western Avenue St. Johnsbury, VT, 05819 Phone: 802-748-5666 Toll-Free: 866-359-8204

Vermont hospitality always extends to all guests

Gay and lesbian couples and families are no different from all couples and families when it comes to the hospitality and service they can expect at the Fairbanks Inn in St. Johnsbury. LGBT people recognize Vermont as an early adopter of LGBT civil rights, and the warmth that greets them confirms this. In all seasons, adults and kids can enjoy snow sports or green-weather activities at nearby Burke and Jay Peak ski areas, as well as the mountain biking trails for which the Northeast Kingdom is known. Also: nearby museums, planetariums, unique shopping and dining are enjoyed by all. The Inn offers rooms with microwave ovens and refrigerators or suites with kitchenettes, an outdoor heating pool, and a beautiful and restful courtyard. Stay close or roam afar: it’s all good!

10 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA, 02116 Phone: 617-262-9600 Toll-Free: 888-627-7216

Convenience and luxury at Boston’s Copley Square

If you appreciate elegance, the Westin Copley Hotel is the place to stay while visiting Boston. Every room features the super comfortable Westin Heavenly® Bed to ensure a relaxing sleep. Rooms offer views of the Charles River or the neighborhood's historic brownstones. Copley Place -- connected to the hotel on the second floor -- offers upscale shopping options, including Barney's New York, Neiman Marcus, Tiffany & Co., and Ralph Lauren. Or browse the galleries and trendy boutiques on Newbury Street, just three minutes away. Our 24-hour fitness center includes an indoor pool. We've partnered with New Balance to provide athletic shoes and gear for use during your stay. Our Grettacole Spa offers deep cleansing treatment, intensive hydrating treatment, soothing facials, body waxing, hair styling, and massage.

277 Main Street - Route 131 Sturbridge, MA, 01566 Phone: 508-347-3313 Toll-Free: 800-782-5425

An historic inn with a sweet spot

Romantic getaways, weddings and a meeting or two have been going on here since it first opened in 1771. Yankee hospitality, homemade food and comfortable lodgings are the reason and part of the 18th century ambiance that welcomes you today. Enjoy spacious guest rooms and suites with period antiques in the Publick House Historic Inn and adjacent Chamberlain House or stay in a more modern setting at the nearby Country Motor Lodge. Rooms include air conditioning, cable television, private baths, wireless high speed Internet and complimentary toiletries. Traditional and casual Yankee fare from a light lunch to a more hearty meal, specialty drinks and desserts can be savored in the Tap Room and Ebenezer’s Tavern. And pick up some delicious goods turned out daily from the 18th century bake shoppe.

15 Beacon Street Boston, MA, 02108 Phone: 617-670-1500 Toll-Free: 877-982-3226

The Boston address in a luxury package

Romantic, historic and near to everything Boston offers, this uniquely restored hotel features comfort, luxury and amenities on a unique level. Classic or studio rooms or suites feature canopy beds and fireplaces, minibars, rainforest showers, comfy robes, flat screen TV and complimentary wireless Internet access. Mooo…, the hotel’s restaurant, will provide the tastes you desire any time of day. Savor the selection of fine cocktails, wine, and beer in the intimate lounge. Arrive at Logan just three miles away and prepare to walk, cab, and T your way to the Massachusetts State House and Boston Common, the Old Granary Burial Ground, the theater district, Faneuil Hall/Quincy Market, the Paul Revere House and Newbury Street shopping. A host T ride will bring you to Harvard Square. It’s all here. And then some.

3900 State Highway Eastham, MA, 02642 Phone: 508-255-1132

Relax, rest, or pedal to Provincetown

For an exciting yet affordable Cape Cod vacation, make your destination Ocean Park Inn in Eastham. We're just a quarter mile from Cape Cod National Seashore, where you'll find miles of spectacular ocean beaches. And we're less than 20 miles from Provincetown's vibrant and happening nightlife. Stay with us and experience relaxation and comfort. Our motel features an outdoor pool, hammocks, BBQ grills, picnic tables, and convenient laundry facilities. And you can walk over to the neighboring Four Points by Sheraton and enjoy their facilities free, including indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts, a fitness center, a whirlpool, a sauna, and a game room. Add some adventure to your trip with a whale watch cruise or a dune tour.

511 Mountain Road Stowe, VT, 05672 Phone: 802-253-4811 Toll-Free: 866-970-0786

Memorable times await in Vermont's hills

When you vacation in chic Stowe, Vermont, the place to stay is Golden Eagle Resort. With its comfortable rooms and many amenities, the Golden Eagle is the ideal four-season destination. You'll find two heated pools, one indoor, one outdoor, a hot tub for soaking, and a cedar sauna for total relaxation. Enjoy a massage or a workout in our fitness center. Kick off your shoes and relax in one of our rooms, which feature plush beds, crisp linens, and spectacular views of forests and mountains. Room amenities include coffee makers, clock radios, hair dryers, and irons and ironing boards. Some rooms come with fireplaces, jetted tubs, kitchenettes, and private balconies or patios. In winter, a shuttle bus will take you to the slopes.

123 Old River Road Andover, MA, 01810 Phone: 978-975-3600

Enjoy comfort and luxury close to downtown Boston

At the Doubletree by Hilton Boston Andover, you're not only find yourself in close proximity to Boston and Cambridge, but also surrounded by luxury and comfort. Kick off your shoes and relax in our oversized rooms, where you'll find pillowtop bed, BeWell bedding, large flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels, free WiFi, and True Blue® spa products. In the evening grab a beer and a burger at our Character's Sports Bar and Club. Or head to our 189 Prime restaurant, where steak and seafood are the specialties. Keep up with your workout in our heated indoor pool or in our 24-hour fitness facility. Explore battle sites from the American Revolution at Lexington and Concord, learn the dark side of history in historic Salem -- scene of the witch trials -- or catch at game at Fenway Park.

20 Coogan Boulevard Mystic, CT, 06355 Phone: 860-572-0731

Bring your love and the whole family to Mystic’s magic

For business or pleasure, it’s hard to beat Mystic, Conn. Historic and romantic, full of fun, shopping, museums and one magical aquarium, you’ll find it all here for an unforgettable stay. Accessible and comfortable guest rooms offer cable TV, coffeemakers and high speed internet access while suites feature an oversized whirlpool tub in bath, heated towel racks, double vanity sinks, and comfy robes. Eat in or out and enjoy great local seafood. Get your body on in the fitness center and take it back a step relaxing in the heated indoor pool. Make this your headquarters while in this charming seaside town and enjoy Hilton’s great service and amenities. You’re just one block from I-95 and half way between New York and Boston.

369 Main Street Sturbridge, MA, 01566 Phone: 774-304-1011

Bring your partner!

Enjoy enchanting lodging with historic ambiance and modern comforts and convenience. Adjacent to Old Sturbridge Village, the Reeder Family Lodges offer 29 air-conditioned units each with free wireless internet, 32" flat-screen cable TVs, iPod/iPad docking stations, coffee maker and free continental breakfast. The charming 10-room Oliver Wight House built in 1789 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places also provides four-poster canopy beds, embroidered bathrobes and slippers and adjoining room options for large parties. Signature Touch spa services are also now available at the cottages. All guests enjoy the swimming pool, the kid’s playground, and the great collection of 19th-century toy and game baskets. Discounted admission to OSV is included with every reservation and special packages and discounts are available for OSV members, wedding parties, and for Discovery Adventure participants during vacation weeks.

13 South Orleans Road - Route 28 Orleans, MA, 02653 Phone: 508-255-1203 Toll-Free: 800-343-2233

Everyone is welcome here

Choose rooms or suite with various options, like kitchenettes, private decks, waterfront views, and even fireplaces that best suit the tastes of your partner or family or group. The Cape Cod National Seashore, with its beaches, ponds, walking and biking trails, and excellent visitor centers, is at hand. Enjoy the motel’s outdoor heated pool and water breezes, or head off the property for golf, shopping, dining, exploring, from Hyannis to Provincetown. Back at the motel, evening relaxation includes access to free WiFi and flat screen TV with HD service and expanded cable.

7 Woodward Road - Route 4 Mendon, VT, 05701 Phone: 802-775-2290 Toll-Free: 800-752-0571

A four-season recreation and foodie destination

At the Red Clover Inn in the heart of Killington, Vermont, you'll find affordable elegance, an acclaimed on-site restaurant and bar, and ready access to four-season recreation and shopping. All rooms in our friendly and sophisticated bed and breakfast feature a private bath and a queen-size or larger bed. You'll find antiques, vaulted ceilings, original barn beams, working fireplaces, terrace, Jacuzzi, two levels, and more. Our chefs are artists, using as their medium the foods grown here in Vermont. Our menus are truly seasonal, featuring spring's first wild leeks, summer strawberries, autumn butternut squash and winter’s arugula. Locally sourced meats and artisan cheeses are available year round. We also offer an ample wine cellar, with a glass or a bottle for every budget.

10 Memorial Boulevard Providence, RI, 02903 Phone: 401-456-0200

Providence - The Creative Capital

Named one of the “Top Five Cities for Gay Travel” in Travel + Leisure’s “America’s Favorite Cities” poll, Providence, Rhode Island is the perfect getaway. The city boasts an eclectic arts scene, critically acclaimed restaurants and a youthful energy, thanks to the seven colleges and universities that call it home. Whether you’re looking for a romantic long weekend, a destination wedding, or a fun-filled trip with friends, Providence has it all. Visit GoProvidence.com to get some inside tips from Providence’s “Glambassador” Haley Star, a top drag performer with more than 1 million YouTube views worldwide.

4800 Basin Harbor Road Vergennes, VT, 05491 Phone: 802-475-2311 Toll-Free: 800-622-4000

Leave your smartphone at home, and head to Vermont

Stay at Basin Harbor Club, and in a few days you'll be thinking schedules and deadlines are just something out of old movies. That's why we describe our 700 acres alongside Lake Champlain as a place for "active tranquility." Our 18-hole championship golf course, designed by renowned architect Geoffrey Cornish, features rolling terrain, well-placed bunkers, contoured fairways, and service to match. Explore the lake (one of America's largest) by sailboat, kayak, or narrated cruise. Need to unwind? Our Blue Chair Spa offers a full menu of massage therapies. And when it's time for a culinary experience, head to our Red Mill Restaurant, our Main Dining Room, or another of our dining areas, where the focus is on foods produced right here in Vermont. Our farm to table is truly from our farm!

21 Lake Avenue Extension Danbury, CT, 06811 Phone: 203-744-1776 Toll-Free: 800-742-1776

Choose the difference. Replace the ordinary stay with an extraordinary experience!

There is plenty to do in historic Danbury. Hiking trails, antiquing, the Connecticut Wine Trail and the famous fall foliage can be found in and around Danbury. Our legendary full service boutique hotel will meet all of your expectations. We guarantee it. Amenities include a full service restaurant, fitness center, outdoor pool and upon request we can provide Spa Services for our guests.

Courtesy Car pick-up and drop-off is provided to the Danbury, CT train station, Brewster, NY train station, and within an 8 mile radius of the hotel, and is based upon availability.

The hotel is owned by the Ethan Allen Corporation and is located on the Ethan Allen International Campus which provides scenic jogging and walking paths for your enjoyment.

580 Meadow Street Littleton, NH, 03561 Phone: 603-444-0025 Toll-Free: 866-579-0037

Looking to explore New Hampshire's White Mountains or ski the slopes there? Then come to the Hampton Inn Littleton. We're located in the center of everything. Cannon Mountain and Bretton Woods are nearby, offering downhill skiing, tubing, ice skating, and cross country skiing. Other area attractions include Clark's Trading Post, with its live black bear shows; the Mount Washington Auto Road; and the Mount Washington Cog Railway, which climbs to the mountain's peak. As for our hotel, we offer numerous amenities to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. Swim lengths in our heated saltwater pool. Work out in our fitness room. Relax with a soak in our hot tub. We offer a complimentary breakfast every morning (with waffles) or you can grab our On-The-Run Breakfast Bags.

319 Speen Street Natick, MA, 01760 Phone: 508-653-5000

Have fun and make lasting memories just west of Boston

Bring your loved one or family to the gateway to Eastern Massachusetts and find a lot waiting and lot to enjoy. There’s a friendly, multilingual staff, spacious guestrooms, and a complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast served daily. Stay toned in the 24-hour fitness facility or kick back on the patio and picnic area. You’ll find an express bus to Logan Airport and easy access to Boston’s downtown attractions from sports parks to shopping areas to historic sites. A complimentary shuttle service will take you to more than 50 restaurants, 20 movie screens and 300 retail stores nearby. Explore local colleges and the fabulous Natick Mall, enjoy the sports bars and get up close the action, discover a woodland botanical garden or spend the day swimming or kayaking at Cochituate State Park.

380 State Highway - Route 6 Eastham, MA, 02642 Phone: 508-255-5000

Drift away to the rhythm of Cape Cod's waves

You visit Cape Cod for relaxation, so why not stay at a hotel where you're sure to experience just that, Four Points by Sheraton at Eastham. We're just two miles from the beaches of Cape Cod National Seashore, and a short drive from an adventurous outing in historic Provincetown. We've got all the extras to help you unwind -- twin indoor & outdoor pools, a game room, fitness center, and tennis courts. Our 100% non-smoking guest rooms feature Four Comfort beds, 42-inch flat-screen high-definition television, free bottled water, free high speed Internet, refrigerator, and a coffeemaker. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner at our popular on-site restaurant, Bellamy's Grill and Bar, featuring traditional New England cuisine. You can dine outdoors in warmer months.