About Us

About US

Owned and operated by the Kagel Family for over 20 years- Bishopsgate Inn is a shining example of warm hospitality in the heart of New England.  This luxurious bed and breakfast aspires to be your home away from it all. During your stay,  guests have their choice of 6 distinctly decorated rooms and will enjoy delectable breakfasts and bedtime treats from our renown kitchen. Once you experience our impeccable service combined with our elegant lodgings and breathtaking location – you’ll soon understand why several tourist magazines have named Bishopsgate Inn ” …one of the finest Inns in New England”.

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Rooms & Rates

Each room at Bishopsgate Inn is uniquely designed to reflect the charms of our beautiful New England surroundings. Sit back, relax and immerse yourself in simple elegance while you reflect on your journey. Admire the lovingly decorated accommodations, with furnishings and conversation pieces that have been hand-selected by the Kagel family for their beauty and character.  Please note, all of our rooms are smoke free and are equipped with several amenities to enhance your stay. These include Fireplaces (winter) and Air Conditioning (Summer), Hair Dryers, Flat Screen TV, Wi Fi, Irons and Ironing Boards as well as ECRU fashion toiletries.

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Area Activities

The lower Connecticut River Valley & East Haddam area are adventurer’s delights – full of culture, nature and unique local surprises. From the cultural and historical significance of the Goodspeed Opera House to several fantastic fresh and saltwater angling sites, you’re sure to find something to do to feed your sense of wonder in the heart of New England, just a stone’s throw from our beautiful bed and breakfast. In the words of Tennyson, with “So many worlds, so much to do”,  you’re certain to want to return again and again.

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Relax In Simple Elegance In Your Home Away From Home

Bishopsgate Inn aspires to be your welcoming oasis away from it all. Since acquiring the Inn in 1995, the Kagel family have spent the last 20 years building up a solid reputation for exceptional hospitality, simple refinement and delicious 4 star breakfasts.

We believe your experience begins the minute you pick up the phone to make a reservation with us. Here, new and returning guests are always treated like family, which is precisely the reason we don’t take online bookings. At Bishopsgate Inn, we know that you require so much more than just a ‘room’. Allow us to get to know you a little better so we can provide you with the best stay you can imagine.Our personalized, hands on approach helps us achieve our primary goal ensuring that we: EXCEED OUR GUESTS’ EXPECTATIONS EVERY TIME. 


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Good between January 1st and March 31st each year.

(Excluding the weekend of Goodspeed’s Artist’s Workshop)

Find Bishopsgate Inn on Facebook! And like us.  The next time you make a January through March qualifying reservation, let us know you liked our page to receive your 2nd night’s stay free of charge.

*Subject to room availability; must be the same room during the same stay.

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A 4 Star Breakfast To Start Your Day

Bishopsgate Inn is particularly well known throughout New England for its renown kitchen. Our hand prepared breakfasts are the perfect way to start a day of vacation!

Lisa and Jane are pleased to offer you a delicious entrée surrounded by seasonal fresh fruit, home baked pastries, fruit juice, coffee and tea. Should any of our guests have special dietary requirements- we will be happy to accommodate them with a little advanced notice. Let us know about your dietary needs when making your reservation and we will be happy to meet them.


Sweet Dreams, Sweet Treats

At bedtime, all of our  guests are provided with the Inn’s “Sweet Dreams” cookies and other goodies for their trip to dreamland. Just another way we’re trying to make your stay at Bishopsgate Inn that much more memorable.


About Our Inn

The Kagel family welcomes you to Bishopsgate Inn, named by both visitors and critics as one of the finest B&Bs in New England. From the accommodations to our raved about breakfasts, we specialize in creating an atmosphere of simple elegance during your stay. We are more than happy to help your plan your perfect New England getaway- whatever your goals.

Booking your stay with us is easy- just give us a call. We believe your experience begins the minute you pick up the phone to make a reservation. Here, new and returning guests are always treated like family, which is precisely the reason we don’t take online bookings. At Bishopsgate Inn, we know that you require so much more than just a ‘room’, so allow us to get to know you a little better so we can provide you with the best stay you can imagine.  Our personalized, hands on approach helps us achieve our primary goal ensuring that we: EXCEED OUR GUESTS’ EXPECTATIONS EVERY TIME.

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