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Desk, iron/ironing board, rollaway beds, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, rollaway beds, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, rollaway beds, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, rollaway beds, free WiFi

Hilltop Express Inn

2.5 out of 5
Guests rated this property 2.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    AirportNew London, CT (GON-Groton - New London)2 min drive
    Popular LocationFort Griswold Battlefield State Park3 min drive
    Popular LocationShennecossett Golf Course4 min drive
    Popular LocationEastern Point Beach5 min drive

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Basic Room, 2 Double Beds, Refrigerator & Microwave

No guest room rating
  • 325 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Basic Room, 1 King Bed, Refrigerator & Microwave

3.7/5 guest room rating
  • 325 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Basic Room, 2 Queen Beds, Refrigerator & Microwave

No guest room rating
  • 10 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Basic Double Room, Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

  • 2992 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Double Beds

About this area


Hilltop Express Inn is located in Groton. Mystic Seaport - The Museum of America and the Sea and Mystic Seaport are cultural highlights, and some of the area's popular attractions include Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration and Ocean Beach Park. The Submarine Force Library and Museum and Steamboat Sabino at Mystic Seaport are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park - 3 min drive
  • Shennecossett Golf Course - 4 min drive
  • Eastern Point Beach - 5 min drive
  • Avery Point Light - 6 min drive
  • Fort Trumbull State Park - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • New London Union Station - 8 min drive
  • New London, CT (GON-Groton - New London) - 2 min drive


  • Chester's Barbecue - 13 min walk
  • Paul's Pasta Shop - 3 min drive
  • Mirch Masala Cuisine of India - 4 min drive
  • Groton Townhouse - 4 min drive
  • Tony D's - 8 min drive

About this property

Hilltop Express Inn

Motel in Groton with free breakfast
This motel features a TV in a common area, free breakfast and free self-parking. WiFi in public areas is free. All 47 rooms provide conveniences such as sofa beds and fridges, plus free WiFi and cable TV. Microwaves, coffee makers and ironing boards are among the other amenities available to guests. Weekly housekeeping is available.
Hilltop Express Inn offers 47 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. This accommodation is furnished with sofa beds and desks. Fridges and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit.

This Groton motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Cable televisions are provided. Housekeeping is provided on a weekly basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily

Family friendly

  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Rollaway beds available
  • Sofa bed


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Housekeeping (weekly)


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)


  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Rollaway beds available
  • Sofa bed


  • Shower/bathtub combination


  • TV channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Fridge


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board

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Check-in from 3 PM - 11 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards

Property is also known as

Howard Johnson Groton
Howard Johnson Inn Groton
Hilltop Express Inn Groton
Hilltop Express Inn
Hilltop Express Groton
Hilltop Express
Hilltop Express Inn Motel
Hilltop Express Inn Groton
Hilltop Express Inn Motel Groton

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hilltop Express Inn and receive a full refund?
Yes, Hilltop Express Inn offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hilltop Express Inn cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Hilltop Express Inn?
As of 20 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hilltop Express Inn on 21 Apr 2021 start from £49, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Hilltop Express Inn pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Hilltop Express Inn?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Hilltop Express Inn?
Check-in is from 3 PM - 11 PM.
What time is check-out at Hilltop Express Inn?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is Hilltop Express Inn located?
Situated in Groton, this motel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park, Shennecossett Golf Course and Bluff Point State Park. Hygienic Art Gallery and Richard Douglass House are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 25 out of 294 reviews
5 - Excellent 9%
Rating 4 - Good. 66 out of 294 reviews
4 - Good 22%
Rating 3 - Okay. 81 out of 294 reviews
3 - Okay 28%
Rating 2 - Poor. 48 out of 294 reviews
2 - Poor 16%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 74 out of 294 reviews
1 - Terrible 25%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
My Stay at the Hilltop Inn Express
Very pleasant. The hotel is under new management, and their upgrading everything. Front desk was very helpful. It was extremely clean, comfortable and quiet. I will definitely go back there again.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
wifi does not reach the back side of the building.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

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