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Water's Edge Resort & Spa - Westbrook Resort: River Valley - Hartford Resort, CT

Water's Edge Resort & SpaWestbrook, CT
Overlooking the peaceful Long Island Sound, Water’s Edge Resort & Spa is a historic gem situated in rustic Westbrook. Combining charm, sandy beaches, beautiful resort accommodations, expansive meeting space, award-winning dining, a luxurious spa and friendly service, our hotel and spa in CT is a premier choice among New England beach resorts, ideal for leisure, business or group travel. Open year round, Water’s Edge Resort & Spa is a delightful host for your vacation, romantic getaway, wedding or other unforgettable occasion.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Beach
  • Children's Programs
  • Exercise Room
  • Family Friendly
  • Fireplaces
  • Gardens
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Health Club Facility
  • Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
  • In-Room TV
  • Indoor Pool
  • Laundry
  • Live Entertainment
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Ocean
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Romantic
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Valet Parking
  • Wireless Internet Access


  • Boating
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Tennis



Indulge in award-winning food, wine, and spectacular ocean views when you experience the Westbrook Connecticut restaurants at Water’s Edge Resort. Offering a variety of dining options and our famous Connecticut Sunday Brunch at the main Waters Edge restaurant, our hotel is the premier choice for romantic outdoor dining infused with a magical ambiance that can only be found here.
From signature martinis and creative entrees at Seaview Bistro and Martini Bar to casual fare at Sunset Bar and Grill, our seasonal outdoor eatery, and your favorite caffeinated drinks at Cappuccio Coffee Bar, the offerings at our hotel are diverse and fulfilling and we also offer room service for those who prefer fine dining in bed.


1525 Boston Post Road
Westbrook, CT  06498



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Plan your Connecticut shoreline vacation to the water’s edge with Water’s Edge Resort and Spa and enjoy a wealth of nearby attractions and activities, including action-packed casinos, educational museums, state parks and more. Refer to our area guide below and prepare for an experience you won’t soon forget.

67 River Road
East Haddam, CT 06423
(860) 526-2336
This hilltop fieldstone mansion overlooking the Connecticut River was built by William Gillette in 1919 and is located in Hadlyme. Gillette portrayed Sherlock Holmes on stage in New York for many years and this coastal Connecticut attraction is beloved by young and old.

1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard
Uncasville, CT 06382
(888) 226-7711
Experience Connecticut’s newest destination for casino excitement, conveniently surrounded by top entertainment, gourmet dining, and premier shopping.

39 Norwich-Westerly Road
Ledyard Center, CT 06339
(860) 312-3352
The largest casino in the world is located in nearby Ledyard. There are over 380 table games with over 100 poker tables. If you would rather try your luck with the slots, the casino has 7,600 to choose from.

1111 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06510
(203) 432-0600
Founded in 1701, Yale University is a private Ivy League university and is the third oldest institution of higher learning in the country. The New Haven must-see spot has been affiliated with nine Nobel Laureates and has produced many notable alumni, including five U.S. Presidents, 19 U.S. Supreme Court Justices, and several foreign heads of state.

One Railroad Avenue
P.O. Box 452
Essex, CT 06426
(860) 767-0103
Whether you are on a Connecticut romantic getaway or visiting with family, the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat Twelve is a delightful attraction. Take a mile steam train ride along the scenic Connecticut River May through October.

55 Coogan Boulevard
Mystic, CT 06355
(860) 572-5955
This Mystic area attraction features 34 exhibits and nearly 3,500 specimens representing the world’s oceans. The proud centerpiece of the exhibit gallery is a reef with 30,000 living coral, stocked with sharks, stingrays and other colorful reef fishes. Daily demonstrations feature Atlantic Bottlenose dolphins and a fascinating exhibit is devoted to the Alaska Coast beluga whale.

75 Greenmanville Avenue
Mystic, CT 06355
(860) 572-5315
Founded in 1929, the museum houses the largest collection of boats and maritime photography in the world. Renowned for it’s village area, buildings and ships. Daily demonstrations of maritime trades, a preservation shipyard, exhibit galleries, planetarium, research facilities and educational programs.


Meetings Capacity: 300
Meetings Guestrooms: 98
Water’s Edge Resort & Spa is the perfect choice for your Connecticut meetings and events. We warmly welcome a variety of event groups to our enchanting beachfront resort with endless services to make your occasion run smoothly.  Our hotel can accommodate up to 300 attendees, with 12 spacious meeting rooms all equipped with high-speed Internet for your convenience. Enjoy the most breathtaking views of beautiful landscaped grounds and Long Island Sound, when you host your Westbrook CT meetings in our Royal Ballroom & Grand Ballroom. Or enjoy the perfect location for larger meetings and trade shows in the Salon Ballroom. A 24-hour Business Center is available to add to the success of your event.

Our experienced Sales and Conference Managers are here to help you plan the most successful New England meetings. From start to finish, our savvy banquet crew is eager to respond to your wants and needs. From creating the perfect meal and refreshment break selections to taking care of your event’s technical requirements, our team will ensure the most successful, stress-free occasion.


Group Travel

Groups Guestrooms: 170
Coordinating Westbrook CT group travel should be simple. Let Water's Edge Resort and Spa help you plan seamless Connecticut group travel, including meeting planning, room blocks, or catering for your event.


Weddings Capacity: 350
Weddings Guestrooms: 98
Along the glistening shores of the Long Island Sound, Water's Edge Resort & Spa provides the perfect backdrop for one of the most memorable days of your life. Whether you are planning a celebration that is traditional or unconventional, festive or formal, an intimate or grand affair, your wedding will be everything you have ever dreamed. Water's Edge Resort & Spa boasts beautiful Connecticut wedding venues, a talented culinary team and creative planners to ensure your most idyllic day.

Named the "number-one wedding destination in Connecticut,” the Water's Edge Resort & Spa offers a magical waterfront setting for your special day. Surrounded by sun-drenched shores and moonlit ocean views, the resort is the most breathtaking beach wedding site, hosting ceremonies and elegant Connecticut wedding receptions. From ocean to garden views and indoor to outdoor venues, our offerings are plentiful and versatile to suit your taste best. We are also happy to assist with selecting a wedding photographer, menus, flowers, entertainment, and decor.

Water’s Edge Resort and Spa is also pleased to host a variety of other special events and social gatherings, such as reunions, anniversary parties, birthday celebrations and any other occasion that calls for our historic setting



Number of Rooms: 98
At Water’s Edge Resort and Spa, guests are immersed in the perfect balance between historic charm and contemporary comforts for a superior Connecticut lodging experience. Just steps from our private beach, our New England accommodations range from intimate to expansive, with views of either the ocean or property. Ideal for families, couples, business travelers or any other guest with impeccable taste, our Connecticut accommodations ensure restful nights and relaxing days. 
Classic New England Accommodations ~ Historic Ambiance Meets Modern Amenities.