New England hotel with old-farm charms by Farmington River Avon escape near Hartford Nestled in the Farmington River Valley, Avon Old Farms Hotel provides a calming location west of Highway I-91 and half an hour from Bradley International Airport. It's a 20-minute drive to reach Hartford sights, from the Mark Twain House to the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center. Hot air balloons and golf This Connecticut hotel's convenient location is the perfect gateway to everything New England has to offer. You can drive 2 minutes to practice your swing at Blue Fox Run Golf Course, or you can cast your fly fishing rod in the nearby Farmington River. Ski Sundown offers a snowy haven, while hot air balloon rides are just the ticket for adventurous types, both a 25-minute drive away. Free breakfast, parking Set on 20 acres, this smoke-free hotel offers free perks like continental breakfast, parking, and airport shuttle, and serves up homey dinners and cocktails in Seasons Restaurant & Tap Room. You can enjoy snacks by the seasonal outdoor pool, and unwind in the garden, sauna, and 24-hour gym. Featherbeds and free WiFi All 160 rooms offer a mix of old and new with antique touches such as 4-poster beds, plus flat-screen HDTVs and free WiFi. You'll find it easy to get a sound night's sleep while wrapped in your down comforter atop a featherbed, and a coffeemaker will help you ease into your day.