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Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Spicer Mansion to Debut in Mystic in May

Conveniently located halfway between Boston and New York on the I-95 corridor, Mystic has always been a popular stopover to see the beluga whales at the Mystic Aquarium and the former whaling vessels at the Mystic Seaport, a re-creation of a 19th-century seaside village. Then there’s B.F. Clyde’s, the oldest steam powered cider mill in America, Mystic Pizza, and Mystic Drawbridge Ice Cream, where homemade ice cream has been served at the same site for over a century. Lodging, however, has always been geared toward families, not adults who crave a bit more sophistication. That will change on May 4 when management of the acclaimed Relais & Chateau property, Ocean House, and Weekapaug Inn in nearby Rhode Island open the Spicer Mansion. A landmark since 1853, the building will return to its Victorian splendor. Expect the same level of service that one finds at the Ocean House, afternoon tea in the grand salon, cocktails at Room No. 9 Speakeasy, and a new restaurant that will offer a seasonal six-course tasting menu. Guests at the Spicer Mansion also gain access to the other two properties and their beaches and spa facilities. 

 

Posted by Steve Jermanok on 02/02/16 at 06:00 AM
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Watching this mansion go through it's renovation has been absolutely amazing! This property is beautiful, where can you find an original gem that was brought back to a perfect state? I'm excited for May!

Picture of Denny Comment by Denny
on 02/17/16 at 09:35 AM
 


Thanks for the update, Denny. Look forward to checking it out!

Picture of Steve Jermanok Comment by Steve Jermanok
on 02/20/16 at 05:20 PM
 


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