Scranton Seahorse Inn

818 Boston Post Road, Madison, Connecticut 06443
Innkeeper(s): Michael Hafford
  • Introduction

    The Scranton Seahorse Inn is located in Madison, Connecticut. This Connecticut inn was formerly the home of Sereno Scranton, built in 1833 in the Greek Revival style.

    The Scranton Seahorse Inn offers seven guest bedrooms, each with a private bath, cable TV, air conditioning, heat, and WiFi. Our rooms are appointed with modern amenities for convience and luxury.

    The inn is centrally located to great beaches, restaurants, boutique and outlet shopping.

    Here at the Scranton Seahorse Inn, we graciously anticipate hosting your stay.

     "Modern Hospitality. Historic Charm. The Scranton Seahorse Inn."

  • Meet the Innkeeper

    Michael Hafford, Pastry Chef & Innkeeper

    Michael took over the Scranton Seahorse Inn in 2009, after a long career in coporate America. He works alongside his mother Olive and partner Bill in taking care of guests and the inn. Truly a family business.

    Read more about Michael on the Scranton Seahorse website.

  • Breakfast

    Breakfasts at the Scranton Seahorse Inn are made with local farm eggs and local produce, purchased each week from Madison's Farmer's Market, or from the Inn's garden.

    Breads, pastries and treats are baked every day. For early travelers, a healthy and high energy to-go breakfast can be prepared.

    Special meals can be served for guest with restricted diets or preferences.

  • Cooking Classes

    Our kitchen is open from time to time to teach basic skills and cooking techniques, as well as share ideas and recipes. Most importantly, we get to sit down and share good food together.

    Classes are hands on and in small groups to enhance the learning experience. Printed recipes are provided as sovenirs.

    Customize classes are available for group events.

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Michael Hafford for sharing his own secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    We host a lot of tourists as well as business travelers.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    Our breakfast is what is talked about most often. Our multi course breakfast is prepared by the owner and pastry chef every day. We grow a lot of our own vegetables and herbs. What we don't grow we get from local famrs and farm shares.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?


    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    “We arrived as friends, left feeling like family.”

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    Great restaurants.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    Walk the miles of sandy beach at Hammonassett in the summer or winter.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Beaches, antique shops, restaurants, movie theater, shopping and bookstores.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Elizabeth's Café.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    7 rooms.

    Do you accept pets?

    We accept dogs and cats.