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Harbor Hill Marina & Inn
17 Connecticut - Fishers Island Sound
Navigational Information
Lat: 41°19.552' N Long: 72°11.157' W  Tide: 3 ft.  Current: 2 kt. Chart: 13211
Rep. Depths (MLW): Entry: 10 ft. Fuel Dock: n/a Max Slip/Moor: 6 ft./—
Access: Niantic Bay through both bridges into Niantic River to western shore

Marina Facilities (In Season/Off Season)
Fuel: No
Slips: 70 Total, 5 Transient  Max LOA: 48 ft.  Max Beam: 17 ft.
  Rate (per ft.): Day $2.50  Week n/a  Month n/a
  Power: 30 amp Incl., 50 amp n/a, 100 amp n/a, 200 amp n/a
  Cable TV: Incl.  Dockside Phone: No
  Dock Type: Wood, Long Fingers, Floating
Moorings: 0 Total  Launch: n/a
  Rate: Day n/a  Week n/a  Month n/a
Heads: 4 Toilet(s), 4 Shower(s) (with dressing rooms)
Internet: No  Laundry: None
Pump-Out: On-Call, n/a Central, n/a InSlip  Fee: $5  Closed Heads: No

Marina Operations
Owner/Manager: Chuck Keefe  Dockmaster: Ed Gottert
In-Season: Apr-Nov 1, 7am-7pm  Off-Season: Closed
After-Hours Arrival: Call in advance
Reservations: Yes, Preferred  Credit Cards: Visa/MC, AmEx
Discounts: None
Pets: Welcome, Dog Walk Area  Handicap Access: Yes, Heads, Docks
Harbor Hill Marina & Inn
60 Grand Street, Niantic, CT  06357
Tel: (860) 739-0331  VHF: Monitor n/a  Talk n/a
Fax: (860) 691-3078  Alternate Tel: (860) 673-4904
Email: info@innharborhill.com  Web: www.innharborhill.com
Nearest Town: New London (6 mi.)  Tourist Info: (860) 443-8332

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Marina Services and Boat Supplies
Services - Docking Assistance, Dock Carts, Trash Disposal, Security (7am-7pm, On premises )  Communication - Fax, Phone Message, Mail Package Hold, FedEx, UPS, DHL, Express Mail  Supplies - Near: Bait/Tackle (J&B 739-7419), Ice Block, Ice Cube, Ships' Store (Boats Inc 739-6251), Ice Block, Ice Cube, Ships' Store (Boats Inc 739-6251), Bait/Tackle (J&B 739-7419)   1-3 Miles: Propane (Amerigas 443-3591), Propane (Amerigas 443-3591)  
Boatyard Services
On Site: Launching Ramp, Launching Ramp  
Restaurants and Accommodations
On Site: Inn/B&B (Inn at Harbor Hill Marina 673-6485, $105-195)   Near: Restaurant (China May), (Constantine's 739-2848, L: $4-10, D: $8-20), (Dad's of Niantic 739-2113), Coffee Shop (Dunkin Donuts), Pizzeria (Family Pizza), Lite Fare (Hartford Grinder 739-3181), (Morton House 739-9074), (Seashell 739-6767), Inn/B&B (Niantic Inn ()-739-5451, $150)   Under 1 Mile: Restaurant (Sunset Ribs 443-7427), (Unks 443-2717, L: $10-12, D: $12-20)   1-3 Miles: Motel (Days Inn 739-6921, $70-150)  
Recreation and Entertainment
On Site: Boat Rentals (Kayaks), Grills, Picnic Area, Picnic Area, Grills, Boat Rentals (Kayaks)   Near: Beach (Crescent Beach - dinghy, ask about beach passes), Fishing Charter, Playground, Beach (Crescent Beach - dinghy, ask about beach passes), Playground, Fishing Charter, Cinema, Museum    Under 1 Mile: Group Fishing Boat (Sunbeam-Capt John's 443-7259, Black Hawk), Party Boat (Sunbeam-Capt John's 443-7259, Black Hawk)   1-3 Miles: Fitness Center (Waterford Athletic Center 447-2464), Fitness Center (Waterford Athletic Center 447-2464), Park, Attractions    3+ Miles: Bowling (Family Bowl 443-4232, 5 mi.), Golf Course (Cedar Ridge 691-4568, 4.5 mi.), Stables (Nob Hill Training Center 739-4727, 5 mi.), Golf Course (Cedar Ridge 691-4568, 4.5 mi.), Stables (Nob Hill Training Center 739-4727, 5 mi.), Bowling (Family Bowl 443-4232, 5 mi.), Video Rental (4 mi.), Special Events (5 mi.)  
 
Provisioning and General Services
Near: Bakery (Village Bake 739-9638), Convenience Store (Trax), Deli (Sicilianas, Clubhouse 739-0222), Health Food (Natural Food 739-9916), Liquor Store (Marina Spirit 739-2300), Supermarket (Adams 739-8136, Colonial), Wine/Beer (Village Wine), Convenience Store (Trax), Supermarket (Adams 739-8136, Colonial), Deli (Sicilianas, Clubhouse 739-0222), Health Food (Natural Food 739-9916), Wine/Beer (Village Wine), Liquor Store (Marina Spirit 739-2300), Bakery (Village Bake 739-9638), Bank/ATM, Barber, Hair Salon, Bookstore (Ada's Book Shelf 739-0308, Book Barn), Catholic Church, Dry Cleaners, Florist, Laundry, Newsstand, Pharmacy (Smiths 739-8930, CVS), Post Office, Protestant Church, Bank/ATM, Post Office, Catholic Church, Protestant Church, Hair Salon, Barber, Dry Cleaners, Laundry, Bookstore (Ada's Book Shelf 739-0308, Book Barn), Pharmacy (Smiths 739-8930, CVS), Newsstand, Florist   Under 1 Mile: Bakery, Farmers' Market, Fishmonger, Lobster Pound, Market (IGA), Market (IGA), Farmers' Market, Fishmonger, Lobster Pound   1-3 Miles: Convenience Store (Quik Stop 622-9670), Health Food (Whole Foods 933-1543), Supermarket (Publix 931-4810, across from Beach Club), Wine/Beer (Quik Stop), Biz Services (Presley Printing 739-0389), Hardware Store (Follett Hardware 442-3142), Library (East Lyme 739-6926), Library (East Lyme 739-6926), Hardware Store (Follett Hardware 442-3142), Biz Services (Presley Printing 739-0389)   3+ Miles: Liquor Store (ABC 944-6525, 3.5 mi.)  
Transportation
On Call: Rental Car (Enterprise 442-8333), Taxi (Yellow Cab 739-7775), Rental Car (Enterprise 442-8333), Taxi (Yellow Cab 739-7775)   3+ Miles: Ferry (7 mi.), InterCity Bus (Greyhound 447-3841, 7 mi.), Rail (New London, 7 mi.), InterCity Bus (Greyhound 447-3841, 7 mi.), Rail (New London, 7 mi.), Ferry (7 mi.)  Airport: Groton/Bradley (7 mi./40 mi.)
Medical Services
911 Service On Call: Ambulance   Under 1 Mile: Holistic Services (Natural Body Therapeutic Massage 739-5927; Abintra 739-0502)   1-3 Miles: Doctor   3+ Miles: Chiropractor (Chiropractic Center Of East Lyme 691-0434, 3.5 mi.)  Hospital: Lawrence & Memorial 442-0711 (6.5 mi.)
Setting — On the western shore of the Niantic River-- in a sheltered cove, directly north of The Bar -- is this pretty, recently renovated, bed & breakfast and marina. Lovingly tended lawns and flower borders roll down to the carefully maintained docks. On the hill above the marina, lawn chairs and picnic tables, with sweeping views of the River and Bay provide a perfect place for a bite or a respite.

Marina Notes — Comfortable slips with full finger piers radiate from a single floating dock. Launching ramp. Picnic tables and gas grills, located on the patio, are surrounded by flower gardens. Marina guests also have access to the wicker seating on the Inn's lovely front porch and to the easy chairs on the lawn. The large, clean boathouse has been recently renovated. The inn consists of 8 air-conditioned guest rooms with private baths, TV's and water views - some with balconies. Sportfishing charter onsite. Kayaks for guest use. Bay view meeting room for small gatherings. This part of the River is a very protected gunkhole. Bridges can be an issue: first bridge is an 11 ft. railroad bascule - open unless a train is imminent. The second is Rte. 156's 32 ft.- opens on request. Now pump-out boat onsite.

Notable — A stone's throw are two seafood shacks: Skippers and Dad's. It's easy walking distance (0.2 mi.) to "downtown" Niantic - restaurants, shops, beaches, and two supermarkets. A dinghy ride across the river (or 0.7 mi. walk) will net another selection of restaurants. Nearby Millstone Info & Science Center has interactive exhibits on all kinds of energy - especially on nuclear reactors like the one whose towers are easily visible as you arrive (and from the beach). Other activities available nearby include: water skiing, clamming in river (with permit), deep-sea fishing, or parasailing.
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