Keren and Thomas Richter

The Inn at Kent Falls

www.thewhitearrow.com
  • Where:Kent, Connecticut
  • Why:To see the leaves..but we ended up seeing an incredibly beautiful snow fall instead!
  • When:Late November 2016.
  • Who:The two of us.
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The Inn at Kent Falls, right after the first snow fall.

The dining room — where complimentary breakfast is served each morning.

One of the many casual seating areas in the front of the Inn.

Another seating area, this one with a working fireplace, original to the 1700s building.

Charming original details, this is on the second floor where most of the guest rooms are located.

A den with fireplace, also available for guests to relax and hang out.

Our suite, with a sort of beachy farmhouse feel.

The suite featured an antique desk and several comfortable seating areas.

A pinstriped settee and charming schoolhouse desk in our room.

The farmhouse bathroom featured a spacious shower, linens by Frette and toiletries by Aveda.

Keren hanging out in front of the Inn (clearly before it snowed!).

Highs & Lows

  • Authenticity and originality. It really feels like you're at the most quintessential home in a spectacular part of nature. Lots of fireplaces and intimate places within the common areas for reading and relaxing.

  • Your stay comes with complimentary breakfast and it was delicious - frittata, pastries, coffee, fruit, orange juice. Really great.

  • Character and charm with class.

  • Walls are thin, it's an old house! It was fine for us but if it's fully packed it might be an issue overhearing other guests.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 45/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Bed and breakfast.

  • Vibe

    Low key, extremely comfortable, chic, cozy, historic and multiple fireplaces.

  • Location

    In Kent, home to a famous boarding school and some upscale antique shops. This place is definitely in a rural and residential part. Rolling hills, charming homes from the 1700 and 1800s, red painted barns abound.

  • Rooms

    7

  • Music

    None, very quiet.

  • Year Opened

    He bought the home in 2001.

  • Designed By

    The owner, Ira Goldspiel.

  • Pool/Gym

    There is a full size outdoor pool open in the summer .

  • Restaurant

    No.

  • Bar

    No, there is a full “honor bar” where you can make your own drinks.

  • Minibar

    None.

  • Children

    Might be ok but we didn't see any, it’s a very small and laid-back inn.

  • Price

    Suites (large rooms with fireplaces and huge clawfoot tub) are $385. The larger queen room is $285 and the two smaller rooms are $245.

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