Riverwind Inn IN THE HEART OF NEW ENGLAND'S CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY between Essex and Chester. Seven beautiful guest rooms providing comfort and privacy. All rooms have private baths, hair dryers, AC, Wi-Fi, ceiling fans, period antiques, and some have fireplaces. There are two common areas with fireplaces, and one features our 12-foot-long Rumford fireplace made of stone from the original foundation.
Birthdays, Anniversaries, Weddings, Valentine’s Day, Christmas, Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, a Riverwind gift certificate is a special gift for any occasion.
Southern Connecticut is known for it’s rich colonial history and maritime traditions. From the historic Essex Steam Train to a relaxing river cruise, there are plenty of great sites to see.
Great shopping and antiquing awaits you in the quaint villages of Deep River, Essex and Chester.
Great dining choices throughout the area, from steak & seafood to Italian and Japanese.
From I-91 South (including Bradley Airport)
Exit 22 South (a left-hand exit) to Route 9.
Route 9 to Exit 5. Turn left on Route 80 (Elm Street)
Go past a stop sign at the firehouse to a stoplight.
Turn right on Route 154 (Main Street).
Riverwind Inn is a short distance ahead on the left, just after the town green.
From Interstate 95
Take I-95 to Route 9 north (Exit 69 from I-95)
Route 9 to Exit 4.
Turn left on Route 154, Riverwind Inn is 1 1/4 miles on right.
On I-95 North past the New Haven area, Route 80 is a picturesque rural road and provides a welcome alternative to our northbound guests if I-95 becomes congested.
The closest train station is 10 miles away in Old Saybrook, CT.
Commercial airports are at Hartford or Providence. Private airports are located nearby at Chester and East Haddam, both 5 miles from Riverwind Inn.
Brewers Deep River Marina is on the Connecticut River just north
of Essex, and is within walking distance of Riverwind Inn.