Motel 6 New London - Niantic

269 Flanders RdNiantic06357USA

About Motel 6 New London - Niantic

Enjoy an affordable coastal getaway in New England at Motel 6 New London - Niantic. This simple chain motel just off the Connecticut Turnpike boasts free truck parking and free local calls. Niantic seafront is just three miles away.

Bright, revamped rooms with air-conditioning and wood-effect flooring feature desks, flat-screen cable televisions with free expanded channels and en suite bathrooms. Upgrade rooms add mini-fridges and microwaves. Accessible rooms are offered.

Amenities comprise a 24-hour reception, launderette, vending machines and paid Wi-Fi throughout. Children can stay free and pets are allowed.

Morning coffee is complimentary and dining options situated within half-a-mile include bar-grill and fast food restaurants.

Motel 6 New London - Niantic is about 15 minutes’ drive from Rocky Neck State Park with its sandy beaches on Long Island Sound. Downtown New London is ten minutes’ drive away and it’s within two hours’ drive of New York and Boston, Massachusetts.


269 Flanders Rd, Niantic, CT, 06357, USA
Telephone: +1(860)7396991 | Fax: +1(860)6911828 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00

Positive Reviews

Customer service was good

Many reviewers praised the professional, pleasant and helpful employees. Moreover, check-in was usually said to be swift. Animal owners said the pet-friendly policy was a bonus.

Roadside location near Connecticut beaches

Not only was this motel conveniently located a short drive from Connecticut beaches, but also it was near gas stations and eateries. The proximity of the intersection of highways I-95 and I-395 and US Route 1 made it easy to get to downtown New London as well as golf courses, shopping malls, beauty spots and casinos. Guests also appreciated being within striking distance of Boston, Massachusetts and New York with their many attractions. Drivers said the ample free parking was another plus.

Low-cost remodeled rooms appealed to guests

The remodeled rooms won praise from guests, who were pleasantly surprised by their vibrant decor, flat-screen TVs and vinyl flooring. The rooms were frequently described as being more than suitably clean, spacious and comfy for a short stay. Many visitors said they got decent value for money as the room rates were competitive for the area.

Negative Reviews

Guests wished Wi-Fi had been free

Guests were disappointed that they had to pay for Wi-Fi at this motel. There were also occasional claims that the network signal was patchy at times. Sluggish speeds were also encountered.

Claims some rooms had shortcomings

Visitors sometimes criticized the barebones nature of the rooms, wishing there had been coffee-makers and toiletries provided. Cleanliness and maintenance issues also disappointed reviewers in some rooms. These included stained bedding, inadequately cleaned bathrooms and ineffective air-conditioning.

Annoying smells and noises reported

Light sleepers said they could hear highway noise in certain rooms. It was also claimed that noise from adjoining rooms traveled too easily through thin walls. Lingering smoky smells and musty odors also bothered some travelers.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1201 reviews across the web
7.2 /10
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7.2 out of 10 based on 1201 reviews