The Heritage Hotel, Golf, Spa & Conference Center sits near the Litchfield Hills of Connecticut, almost directly in the center of the state and thus a great location midway between New York and Boston from which to explore everything from the seaside to the Appalachian Mountains. The New England countryside with lush forests, meandering rivers and rolling hills sets the tone of this 163 room hotel with 2 golf courses, 2 heated, salt water swimming pools (one indoor), expansive athletic club and spa, 21 meeting rooms, plus eclectic dining options including a New England style pub. A small vineyard was established in 2018 with specially selected chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon wine grapes. Nearby attractions are the Quassy Amusement & Water Park, many running, hiking and cycling trails, the Litchfield Distillery, an antiquing trail and a small ski mountain.
Address: 522 Heritage Road, Southbury, Connecticut, USA 06488
Telephone: 203-264-8200 / 800-780-7234 (Best Western)
E-mail: Reservations – [email protected]
Sales – [email protected]
Location and Directions:
Latitude: 41.49421445 Longitude: -73.224037892219
The hotel is located amid beautiful Connecticut countryside two miles off Exit 15 of I-84, between Danbury and Waterbury, and about 90 minutes from New York City and 120 minutes from Boston.
Brand Affiliation: The Heritage Hotel, Golf, Spa & Conference Center is a BW Premier Hotel and as such all guests paying qualifying rates can earn BW Rewards, which can then be redeemed for future stays at the Heritage Hotel, Golf, Spa & Conference Center or any Best Western hotel.
Rooms: 160 guest rooms with river or garden views plus 3 two-room suites. All feature king or two double beds, Sealy pillowtop beds, individually controlled air conditioning and heating, 40” flat screen TV with multiple cable channels and HBO plus pay movies, safe, work desk and ergonomic chair, hairdryer, iron/ironing board, coffee/tea maker (Mini-refrigerator, microwave oven, rollaway (fee), crib available upon request)
The Spa: Known for exceptional services by local residents and hotel guests, The Spa at the Heritage Hotel is open year round and features 6 treatment rooms including a couples massage room, 2 showers, and relaxation room. Services offered in this serene environment by the professional staff are massage therapy, facials, waxing, nail and make-up services, and body treatments. The Spa specializes in personalized and group programs. A monthly membership program is available.
Riverview Athletic Club: The 8,000 square foot world class Athletic Center features indoor and outdoor heated salt water swimming pools, hot tub, steam room, sauna, men’s and ladies’ locker rooms with showers, plus state-of-the-art strength and core and cardio equipment. The professional staff offer personal training, group exercise classes, yoga and aqua classes, high intensity training, Zumba, stretch and tone classes and a program personally developed by the Athletic Club Director and known as “Yoqua” (an aqua class that incorporates weights, high intensity and yoga). There are pedal bikes for rentals and miles of hiking and biking trails immediately around the hotel. Annual, seasonal and monthly membership programs are available.
Dining: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner is served at the hotel in Timbers and/or The Tavern. Seasonally, poolside food and beverage service is available. The Heritage Deli is open for breakfast and lunch from 6am-5pm. The Southbury area boasts many casual, fine dining and ethnic restaurants nearby.
Conferences and Meetings: With 21 meeting rooms totaling 28,000 square feet plus unique outdoor function areas the Hotel is one of three IACC Certified Hotels in Connecticut. All meeting rooms offer natural lighting, state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment serviced by an in-house technician, teleconferencing, solid walls for noise suppression, hard surface conference tables and ergonomic chairs. From the Executive Boardroom to the 2,500 square foot amphitheater and 4,300 square foot Timbers ballroom, the hotel can accommodate groups from 10-250 persons.
Weddings and Social Events: The hotel’s Stone Garden and Vineyard are popular wedding venues while Timbers can accommodate up to 200 guests for the reception. More intimate rooms are also available which is why the hotel will host more than 80 weddings each year plus countless reunions, social gatherings and events.
Golf: Guests enjoy golf at its two courses – the Pomperaug Golf Club with its 9 hole, USGA-rated, par 36 course and putting green, and the Heritage Village Country Club, with 18 holes over 6,241 yards - par 72 - of scenic golf. This course has hosted three LPGA tournaments and numerous Connecticut State Golf Association tournaments.
The Vineyard: A total of 580 grape vines were planted in April 2018 in two vineyards behind Timbers and the Terrace Patio. Grape varietals include Marquette – a hybrid of Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir – and a Chardonnay hybrid. The first harvest and private label wines are expected in 2020.
Children’s Programs: Seasonally (May-September) the hotel offers supervised day and nighttime activities for children aged 5-12. These include crafts during the day and “Kids Night Out” movies in the evenings. Modest fees apply.
Internet: high speed wireless Internet access available in rooms and throughout the hotel.
Pets (up to 2 pets weighing less than 80 lb. only) are welcome at the Heritage Hotel and incur a fee of $30/pet per day. Service dogs are exempt from this policy and fee.
Accessibility for Disabled Guests: The hotel is accessible for physically disabled guests with seven sleeping rooms and bathrooms equipped for wheelchairs. Each also has a strobe light emergency warning system for the hearing impaired. Public areas including swimming pools and the athletic club meeting rooms are accessible. There are six parking spots dedicated for the handicapped.
Resort Fee: Mandatory Resort fee of $7 + tax ($7.44) per room per night applies. Resort Fee covers access to health and fitness center, indoor and outdoor (seasonal) saltwater pools, coffee and newspaper in the lobby; 10% discount at the Pomperaug Country Club golf course and the Heritage Village Country Club, members of the Woodbury Antique Dealers, Mount Southington Ski Resort, Another Farm Horseback Riding, the Heritage Café & Deli and the Heritage Barber Shop.
Tax: Current tax rate is 15% charged on the room rate (subject to change). Food and beverages are charged the state sales tax of 6.35%.
Policies: Check-in at 4pm. Check-out at 11am. At least one registering guest must be 21 years or older. Maximum room occupancy is 4 persons. Maximum of one rollaway (fee) per room. Cribs are available upon request at no charge. Cancellations received less than 48 hours before arrival date and No-Shows will be charged 1 night room and tax.
Early check-out will be charged the minimum cancellation fee of 1 night room & tax. Self-parking is free.
Automobile Charging Stations: There are two automobile charging stations at the hotel – one for Tesla and one for other vehicles – that are provided on a complimentary basis to hotel guests.
• *Quassy Amusement & Water Park …quassy.com
• Southford Falls State Park…bit.ly/2XYvdGP
• Kettletown State Park…bit.ly/2MXdKxk
• Mount Southington Ski Resort…mountsouthington.com
• New England Railroad Museum…rmne.org
• Glebe House Museum…glebehousemusuem.org
• Mattatuck Museum…mattmuseum.com
• Everwonder Children’s Museum…everwondermuseum.org
• Litchfield Performing Arts…litchfieldperformingarts.org
• Palace Theater…palacetheaterct.org
• *Another Farm Horseback Riding…anotherfarm.weebly.com
• High Wire Deer & Animal Farm…highwireanimalfarm.com
• Toplands Farm…toplandsfarm.com
• Fascia’s Chocolates…fasciaschocolates.com
• *Litchfield Distillery…litchfielddistillery.com
• *Woodbury Antiques Dealers Association…antiqueswoodbury.com
• Woodbury Brewing Company…woodburybreingcompany.com
• Black Hog Brewing Company…blackhogbrewing.com
• Connecticut Wine Trail…ctwine.com
• Hawk Ridge Winery…hawkridgewinery.com
• Connecticut Beer Trail…ctvisit.com/trail/beer
* Heritage Hotel, Golf, Spa & Conference Center Partner