Scranton Seahorse Inn

The Kate – something for everyone

The Kate Check out the amazing schedule of events happening happening at The Kate in the coming months.  With a school that includes opera, pop and jazz performances and comedy I can guarantee there is something for everyone to enjoy.   This great venue is located in the center of Old Saybrook on the Connecticut Shoreline and is just 15 minutes from The Scranton Seahorse Inn.   

Start planning your summer getaways today.   A perfect staycation would include a night or two away with us while taking in a performance at the Kate.  So much to do on the Connecticut Shoreline.   Call us and we’ll hep you plan the perfect 48 hours.

While you’re in Old Saybrook attending a performance you’ll have a lot of choices for food & drink before or after a show.   One of our favorite places is The Rabbit Hole.   Best hot dogs around!

See you at the inn!

 

 

Don’t Miss Philadelphia

Philadelphia is just 4 hours from Madison, Connecticut and should definitely be on your itinerary if you’re touring the east coast.  Our guest writer Dylan has included this highlights of this great city in his 3rd and final piece on cities to visit when traveling in this area.   A 4 hour drive makes Philly too long to make it a day trip but using Madison and the Scranton Seahorse Inn as your home base is easy.  We always offer to let you check out for a day or two and store your luggage with us.  Coming back to relax on our beach and  reminisce is a good way to round out your trip.  

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Philadelphia, PA

The Southern-most city on our quick road trip guide, Philadelphia also has plenty of things to see and do. Known as the “Home of Rocky Marciano” and “Where the Signing of the Declaration of Independence took place”, this is one city that you do not want to miss if you have four hours to spare from Madison.

City of Brotherly LoveOne of the aspects that Philadelphia is known for is its influence in the arts. Therefore, you must come explore the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where you will find everything from sculptures, portraits, and landscape paintings. However, before you come explore this amazing museum, do not forget to take a selfie in front of the Rocky sculpture. The sculpture is located at the bottom of the stairs to the art museum.

Similar to Boston and New York, Philadelphia has its own historical influence too. One of the must sees in the city is to visit Independence Hall. It is important to note that entrance to the hall is by ticket only. It is important to get your tickets early.

You may be hungry after all that walking around in the city. You also may hear to either go to Pat’s or Geno’s Steaks. However, if you want to go where the locals go, then head on over to Jim’s Steaks. This family-owned restaurant has been a local favorite since 1939 when it first opened its first location in West Philadelphia.

Philadelphia is also home to some of the top schools in the country. Some of the universities in the area are Pennsylvania, Drexel, and Temple , which are all near to each other.

Like Boston and New York, Philadelphia also has their sports crowd too. The city is home to the Eagles(football), Flyers(Hockey), 76ers(basketball), and Phillies(baseball).

Given the central location of Madison, Connecticut, it is fairly easy to take a quick car ride to Boston, New York, or Philadelphia. Each city has its own flavor and its own activities to see and do. Go out and explore. Have fun.

Don’t forget to read the first 2 parts of this series – Boston & New York City.

Valentine’s Day Package

Valentine’s Day Package

We’ve got everything under control!

If you’re looking for a great night away with your sweetheart we have put together the perfect Vaentine’s Day getaway for you.   We’ll take care of the dinner reservations, the flowers and your guest room.   Just give us a call at 203.245.0550 and we’ll take it from there.

Your Valentine’s Day package includes:

$350 or $370*  (*The Madison Getaway and The Townview guest rooms)

 Valid on Wednesday February 14th and Saturday February 17th only.   Must call the inn directly to secure reservations.  

 

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Valentines Day Menu

Poached Maine Lobster Salad
black mission figs /caramelized brussel sprouts / toasted couscous

Black truffle risotto
parmigiano peggiano / chive sprouts

Roasted beef tenderloin 
taleggio potato gratin / french beans / bordelaise sauce

Chocolate mousse cake

caramel hazelnuts / toffee brittle

All dinners are BYOB – no corkage fee.

 

 

Call The Scranton Seahorse Inn at 203.245.0550 to reserve your Valentine’s Day Package.

Christmas at the Scranton Seahorse Inn

 

Yankee Magazine picks the best in New England

 

We are delighted to have Yankee Magazine select the Scranton Seahorse Inn as one of their top five bed and  breakfasts in New England for the holidays.    We go all out every holiday but nothing like we do at Christmas and we are happy our guests and Yankee readers think so too.

Click here to read about The Best Five B & B’s for the Holidays in Yankee’s November/December issue.

Click here to check our availability and please come and see us soon!

 

 

Mother’s Day Gift Certificate Sale

Mother's Day Gift Cards for the Scranton Seahorse Inn

Scranton Seahorse Inn Gift Cards-Perfect for Mother’s Day!!

Purchase your Mother’s Day gift certificates before Friday May 12th and we’ll email you a copy just in time for moms celebration.  Take advantage of our discounts and make mom’s gift extra special.  The more you spend the bigger the discount.

 

 

Purchase Discounts:

Save 10% ($15) on $150 gift certificate

Save 15% ($45) on $300 gift certificate

Save 20% ($100) on $500 gift certificate

Don’t forget all the moms in your life this Mother’s Day and call the inn at 203.245.0550 to purchase your gift certificate today.

The Scranton Seahorse Inn is in the center of the village in Madison, Connecticut and is within walking distance to beaches, shopping and several restaurants.   Bike rentals and beach passes available in summer and fall.

Ask us about our Monday night dinners at the inn!

 

Madison Connecticut Inside Sidewalk Sales

 

SAVE UP TO 30% OFF YOUR OVERNIGHT STAY WHEN YOU SHOP!

 

Iside Sidewalk Sales

Save BIG this week at the Inside Sidewalk Sales in Madison.  There’s lot’s of great bargains to find at our many locally owned shops and boutiques.   Stroll the streets an enjoy great shopping and don’t forget to enjoy dinner at one of our great restaurants in the town center.   There more saving at the Scranton Seahorse Inn too.   We will reimburse you 5% (up to 30%) for every $100 you spend at participating shops.   We’ll tally up your spending damage at check out and credit your stay. 

Call today to make your reservation!   

 

See you at the inn. 

New Year’s Eve at The Scranton Seahorse Inn

Welcome in 2017 at The Scranton Seahorse Inn

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Join us for an overnight stay and an unforgettable New Year’s Eve dinner.   Local favorite Chef Paul Barron will be our guest chef and has prepared an amazing menu to help us welcome in the new year.   

 

Butternut Squash Risotto

Parmigiano, Black Truffle

Roasted Beet Salad

Toasted Pistachios, Shaved Pecorino, Orange, Vinaigrette

 Roasted Prime Beef Tenderloin

Black Trumpet Mushrooms, Potato Gratinee, Bordelaise

 Chocolate Mousse

Bittersweet Chocolate, Raspberry Coulis, Whipped Cream

 

Our New Year’s Eve celebration  starts in dining room in front of the fire with our signaature New Year’s Eve cocktail & hors d’oeuvres.    We’ll sit down for dinner at 7:30 and eat and celebrate until can’t anymore. 

$450 includes your overnight stay, cocktail reception, four course dinner for 2 people  champagne toast, New Year’s Day brunch and noon check out.  Dinner is BYOB

Go back to bed after brunch and stay for a second night for just an additional $129.   A complimentary chili dinner is offered at 4pm on New Year’s Day.

Call the inn at 203 245.0550 to reserve your room and a seat at the table.    Happy New Year!! 

“…An Unforgettable Overnight Stay”

Owner & Innkeeper, Michael Hafford We sure loved hearing that The Scranton Seahorse Inn was included in this story about unforgettable places to stay in Connecticut.   If you’re considering a vacation in Connecticut this list might help determine path.   We hope you include us & Madison in your Connecticut summer vacation 2016!

Click here to read the story written by Taylor Ellis for Onlyinyourstate.com

See you at the inn!

Thursdays are Free in April

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Book a Wednesday night stay in April and stay over on Thursday…for free.  Nada.  Nunca.  Zilch.  Zero.  Zip.   That should get you over hump day real quick!   Pick out your favorite room here and then call us at 203.245.0550 to make your reservation.

This special is So good and is for April 2106 only and cannot be combined with other discounts, specials or giveaways.

Just another reason to make a trip down to the Connecticut Shoreline.

 

March Madness

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Participating in the ESPN NCAA Tourney Challenge?   It’s easy to move one of your brackets into the Scranton Seahorse Inn group I’ve created and add to you chances to win something.  I don’t think I’ve ever made it into the top 100,000 for the grand prize so you’ll likely beat me!   Everyone is allowed to put one bracket in my group.   Whoever scores the most points at the end of the tournament wins a free night at the inn.   Why not!    Click here to be brought to the ESPN and create your bracket or move one of your brackets into my group,   Moving a bracket into my group does not eliminate you from being eligible for the grand prize.