Ivoryton Inn

The historic inn is located in the western section of the beautiful riverside town of Essex.

“Ivoryton” is so named because in the 1800’s Ivory was imported there from Africa. Piano keys were manufactured at the old piano factory located just up Main Street. Ivory traders and other merchants from all over the world ….stayed at the Ivoryton Inn, formerly known as the “Ivory Inn” and the “Hotel de Ivory”.

Ivoryton Inn has been housing, feeding and welcoming travelers, business people, famous persons and Hollywood and Broadway celebrities for more than 150 years.

Completely upgraded, refurbished and modernized, the Ivoryton Inn offers clean, comfortable suites and rooms at reasonable rates. All with private baths, WiFi, cable, air conditioning & free parking.

Stay where the Hollywood stars have stayed: For over 150 years, hundreds of famous Hollywood stars and broadway stage luminaries have stayed at the Ivoryton Inn. Some of these stars include Marlon Brando, Joan Fountaine, Gloaria Swanson, Myrna Loy, Mae West, Rudy Vallee, Katharine Hepburn, Richard Widmark, Lionel Barrymore, Van Johnson, Nancy Sinatra, Vincent Price, Jayne Mansfield, Art Carney, and scores others.


115 Main St.
Ivoryton, CT 06442
United States

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