Hotels in West Haven, Connecticut

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West Haven overview

West Haven is a budget-friendly place distinct for its beaches and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You'll enjoy the abundant coffee and bar choices. Spend a relaxing day at East Rock Park when the weather is nice. Make some time to see popular sights such as Yale Bowl and Yale University. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, West Haven is for you.

Where to stay in West Haven

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around West Haven has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in West Haven with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all West Haven hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best West Haven hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to West Haven

Fly in to New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), 3.8 mi (6.2 km) from downtown West Haven.

What to see around West Haven

Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Robert Treat Farm
  • • Connecticut Sportsplex
  • • Beardsley Zoo
  • • Drazen Orchards
It's notable for its beaches, flowers, and top spots for nature lovers that include:
  • • Oak Street Beach
  • • Sandy Point Beach
  • • New Haven Green
  • • Fort Hale Park
  • • Lighthouse Point Park
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Westfield Connecticut Post Mall
  • • Milford Plaza Shopping Center
  • • Melba Shopping Plaza Shopping Center
  • • Putnam Place Shopping Center
  • • Acme Mall Shopping Center
Take in the collegiate vibe with a visit to:
  • • University of New Haven
  • • Yale University
  • • Southern Connecticut State University
  • • Albertus Magnus College
  • • Quinnipiac University
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Yale Bowl
  • • East Rock Park

When to visit West Haven

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 52°F day, 22°F night
  • April-June: 81°F day, 36°F night
  • July-September: 83°F day, 51°F night
  • October-December: 69°F day, 24°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 10.51 inches
  • April-June: 12.64 inches
  • July-September: 12.32 inches
  • October-December: 11.81 inches