New Haven, CT

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Walk on beaches or in state parks, shop in boutique stores or explore the grounds of one of America’s most famous universities in this pretty coastal town.

New Haven is Connecticut’s second-largest city, located 81 miles (130 kilometers) northeast of New York City on the Long Island Sound. The city has been an important port since the 1630s. Today it is most famous for being home to the prestigious Yale University, which gives the town a large youth population and an exciting nightlife.

Dine in upscale restaurants or drink in lively student bars in New Haven’s thriving town center. Spend some time exploring the nearby state parks, where you can hike or cycle many miles of trails. Get to know the university better by taking a tour around the grounds. Visit the Yale University Art Gallery and the Center for British Art, as well as the Peabody Museum of Natural History. Find more museums in town. Visit the Shoreline Trolley Museum to take a ride on an old passenger car, or browse the many art galleries.

Keen shoppers could spend a day browsing the many boutique designer stores in New Haven. Take a break in any number of cafés, and finish your day in one of the town’s many excellent restaurants. The variety of eating options reflect the wide-ranging ethnic population in New Haven. Don’t leave without trying a New Haven-style pizza, a simple but delicious concoction with oregano, a tomato sauce and pecorino cheese.

Take a stroll in East and West Rock State Parks or rent a bike and cycle along the Farmington Canal Trail. Head to The Green, a popular park within the city center that’s more than 350 years old. Many of the town’s major events take place here, with the New Haven Jazz Festival in August the most well-known.

Get to New Haven by car following major interstate highways on the East Coast or fly into the city’s Tweed Airport. Trains, ferries and intercity buses also service the city. Once in New Haven, get around using the efficient public buses or walk between many of the major attractions in the downtown area, which also has plenty of parking garages if you are traveling by car.

Where to stay in New Haven

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham New Haven
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham New Haven
2.5 out of 5
400 Sargent Dr, New Haven, CT
The price is NT$2,730 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
Located in Long Wharf, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Long Wharf Theatre and Yale University. Yale-New Haven Hospital and University of New Haven are also ...
2.9/5 (964 reviews)
"I loved it, friendly front desk, everything you need ready, easy check, room was all set and comfortable. Perfect experience!"

Reviewed on 2022/1/1

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham New Haven
New Haven Hotel
New Haven Hotel
3.5 out of 5
229 George Street, New Haven, CT
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$3,454 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7
Located in Downtown New Haven, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Shubert Theater and Yale University. New Haven Green and Yale University Art Gallery are ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (970 reviews)
"Good hotel with responsive staff"

Reviewed on 2022/1/14

New Haven Hotel
The Blake Hotel
The Blake Hotel
4 out of 5
9 High Street, New Haven, CT
The price is NT$5,499 per night from Jan 30 to Jan 31
Located in Downtown New Haven, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Yale University Art Gallery, Yale University, and Yale-New Haven Hospital. University ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (589 reviews)
"Beautiful and comfortable place."

Reviewed on 2022/1/21

The Blake Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Kasa New Haven Apartments near Yale University
Kasa New Haven Apartments near Yale University
3.5 out of 5
265 COLLEGE STREET, New Haven, CT
Located in Downtown New Haven, this aparthotel is steps from Shubert Theater and Yale University. Yale-New Haven Hospital and University of New Haven are also ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (4 reviews)
"Great place to stay. You really can't beat this location!! It's right off of the New Haven Green surrounded by tons of restaurants and things to do. The property is gorgeous, super easy to access and there's a parking lot right down the street. The apartment itself had everything we needed and was ..."

Reviewed on 2021/12/27

Kasa New Haven Apartments near Yale University
New Haven Village Suites
New Haven Village Suites
3 out of 5
3 Long Wharf Dr, New Haven, CT
Located in Long Wharf, this aparthotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Long Wharf Theatre, Yale University, and Yale-New Haven Hospital. University of New Haven is ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (1,629 reviews)
"Great place, very quiet. Kitchen is a huge plus."

Reviewed on 2021/9/10

New Haven Village Suites
Luxury Furnished Apartments by Hyatus at Amistad Park
Luxury Furnished Apartments by Hyatus at Amistad Park
3.5 out of 5
22 Gold St, New Haven, CT
Located in The Hill, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Yale University, Yale-New Haven Hospital, and Shubert Theater. Yale University Art ...
5/5 Exceptional! (12 reviews)
"The apartment was immaculately clean and extremely comfortable. I would highly recommend this property in this area"

Reviewed on 2021/7/23

Luxury Furnished Apartments by Hyatus at Amistad Park
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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