Hotels in Chester, Connecticut

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Chester overview

Whatever your interests are, Chester has something for you. Chester might not have many attractions within the city, but you won't need to venture far to find places to visit like Plattwood Park and Gillette Castle State Park. There's plenty more to see, including sights like Norma Terris Theater.

Where to stay in Chester

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or a week, Chester has the right hotel for you. You can shop as many as 215 deals for Chester accommodations on, some with discounts of up to 33%. We have room prices as low as 34 USD per night and here you'll find a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Chester as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 26 4-star hotels from 129 USD per night
  • • 73 3-star hotels from 65 USD per night
  • • 41 2-star hotels from 45 USD per night

How to get to Chester

Fly into New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), 23.2 mi (37.3 km) from the heart of Chester. Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard) is the next closest major airport, 24.9 mi (40.1 km) away.

What to see around Chester

A top draw is the area's theater, as well as places like:
  • • Norma Terris Theater
  • • Goodspeed Opera House
  • • Ivoryton Playhouse
  • • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
  • • Artfarm
It's notable for its parks and favorite places for nature lovers that include:
  • • Plattwood Park
  • • Gillette Castle State Park
  • • Chatfield Hollow State Park
  • • Machimoodus State Park
  • • Crystal Lake Town Park
Here are some recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Plattwood Park (2.9 mi/4.7 km from the city center)
  • • Gillette Castle State Park (3.1 mi/5.1 km from the city center)
  • • Goodspeed Opera House (3.4 mi/5.4 km from the city center)
  • • Scherer Library of Musical Theatre (3.4 mi/5.4 km from the city center)
  • • Nathan Hale Schoolhouse (3.6 mi/5.7 km from the city center)

When to visit Chester

Wondering what time of year to travel or what you should pack? Here are some seasonal norms so you'll know what to expect for your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 54°F day, 20°F night
  • • April-June: 84°F day, 35°F night
  • • July-September: 85°F day, 49°F night
  • • October-December: 68°F day, 22°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 11.54 inches
  • • April-June: 13.58 inches
  • • July-September: 12.09 inches
  • • October-December: 14.02 inches