With their romantic four-poster beds, cozy comforters and soothing whirlpool tubs, bed & breakfast rooms in New England often don't come cheap. If your travel budget is tight, though, here are 10 inns in New England that offer affordable rooms priced under $100 including breakfast. Keep in mind that these rooms may be smaller and have fewer amenities than other rooms at the same B&B. These rates were updated during the summer of 2016; be sure to confirm rates when you book.
The Blackberry River Inn in Norfolk, Connecticut, traces its roots to 1763, and overnight rates feel like a step back in time, too. Five of the inn's Carriage House rooms with either a queen bed or two twins are available for $99 per night Sunday through Thursday year-round. That's quite a deal for a stay at a 27-acre estate with an outdoor pool, especially when you calculate that a home-cooked breakfast and afternoon tea are included.
If you're looking for value in the White Mountains, consider the 1785 Inn for its heavenly view and down-to-earth rates. Centrally located in North Conway, New Hampshire, the inn offers rooms with shared baths for $99 or less for two people (a smidge higher during foliage season). Your overnight rate includes a full country breakfast and snowshoe or cross-country skiing trail passes in the winter months. If you're traveling midweek, you may find a room with a private bath available for as little as $99, too. Solo travelers save an additional $20.
Located in Riverton, Connecticut, this former stagecoach stop on the post road between Albany and Hartford has twelve guest rooms with private baths, including five double bed rooms priced at $99 per night including a continental breakfast.
Retreat to this picturesque setting in Lincoln, Vermont, for an escape that's almost as cheap as staying home! Firefly Bed & Breakfast offers two rooms and a rustic cabin, all priced under $100 double occupancy for a one-night stay. Book a two-night or longer getaway, and the rates drop even more. A full breakfast is included.
Two of the four rooms at this antique-furnished late-Victorian home turned B&B in Eastport, Maine, are a steal at less than $100, and the other two will only set you back $105 per night. Rates include a full breakfast served in the elegant dining room or, when temperatures cool, beside the kitchen's wood-burning cookstove. You'll save enough to stock up on condiments at the country's last surviving stone-ground mustard mill: Raye's Mustard is this coastal city's claim to fame.
An antique, late 1700s farmhouse is the centerpiece of this lodging property in Fairlee, Vermont. Whether you choose one of the eight rooms in the original farmhouse or one of the seven knotty pine cottage rooms, you'll pay rates that won't break the bank. Farmhouse rooms range from $86-$106 per night, and cottage rooms are priced from $106-$120. Most rooms have private baths, and several of the cottage rooms have working fireplaces.
This lodge-style B&B is tucked within New Hampshire's White Mountain National Forest. All seven rooms at this North Woodstock, New Hampshire, inn have private baths, and two of the rooms--the Austrian Room and the New Zealand Room--are priced under $100 during off-peak times.
Get away on the cheap at this historic, antique-furnished Bethel, Maine, B&B. Even in high season, the inn has two rooms priced at $99 or less including a full gourmet breakfast. These rooms are priced as low as $59 per night during non-peak times. Most rooms have private baths, but some share a bath. Free wireless Internet access is available.
In Old Marblehead, Massachusetts, you can stay in a 1721 home that once belonged to a buddy of Ben Franklin's... for as little as $95 per night. The two rooms available at this cheap rate have private exterior entrances, and they share a bath: Why not travel with frugal friends? Enjoy complimentary continental breakfast in the garden or in the fireplaced sitting room.
All five rooms at this hand-built B&B have private baths, wireless Internet access and doors that open to the outdoors. Although peak season rates nudge up over $100, stay during the off-season for as little as $89 and during shoulder seasons from just $99 per night.