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Hotels Directions Gift Registry Contacting Us
The Day Of The Wedding
Attire Menu

Hotel Arrangements

Summer on the shore in New England is short, sweet and high season.
Please book your reservations as soon as possible. Several of these hotels
are small and already had reservations when we checked in February.
Most require a Friday and Saturday night stay.

We have arranged for a block of rooms at the Sleep Inn in Niantic.

Hotels West of New London Bridge
New London and Niantic

Sleep Inn

Sleep Inn in Niantic

The Sleep Inn is the nicest motel at exit 74 off I95 in Niantic. They have a small
indoor pool and free continental breakfast. Several suites include a sleeper sofa.
Sleep Inn will accept a one night stay. $$

We have arranged for a block of rooms to be held at the Sleep Inn. Please ask for
the Tanner Wedding when making your reservation.

Lighthouse Inn

Lighthouse Inn

Located in New London, this elegant Victorian inn is looks out on the water.
Whether you stay over night or just drop by their tavern room for live music,
this is a great place to see. You can reach the inn from the wedding at Harkness
State Park via local roads along the water. Two night stay required. $$$$

Inn At Harbor Hill

Inn At Harbor Hill

Located in Niantic, this quaint bed and breakfast looks out over the water
in an unspoiled seaside town. Borrow one of their beach passes and stroll
down Crescent Beach boardwalk to take a swim. And of course they include a
full breakfast. Take local roads to wedding site. Two night stay required. $$$

Hotels East of New London Bridge - Mystic
Please allow extra time to get to the wedding.

Mystic Hilton

Mystic Hilton

The Mystic Hilton will accept a single night stay at the current time.
This is the top hotel in Mystic with an indoor pool and great bar and restaurant. $$$$

The Whaler's Inn

Located near the draw bridge in the heart of Mystic's shops and restaurants,
The Whaler's Inn is close to the action for a great harbor experience.
Thirty minutes from the wedding. Two night stay minimum. $$$


Finding Your Way

Maps and Driving Directions


Gift Registry

Bed Bath & Beyond

Williams Sonoma


Contacting Us The Day Of The Wedding

In an emergency, you can reach the bride's parents, Larry and Jan,
through the Inn At Harbor Hill Marina in Niantic, (860) 739-0331.


Attire: Semi Formal

Black Tie and Long Dresses Optional
Black Dresses Are Appropriate

Please note...
Eolia Mansion is not air conditioned.
Dancing will be under the canopy on the terrace.



A Thyme To Cook

Guests will be greeted prior to the ceremony
with lemonade, iced tea and bottles of spring water

Hors d’Oeuvres

Brie En Croute, Layered with Roasted Garlic and Fresh Basil
Displayed with an Abundance of Cascading Grapes and Crackers
Along with
Fresh Vegetable Crudite of Broccolini, Baby Carrots and Red Peppers
With Lemon Dill Dipping Cream

Tequila Mango Chicken Saté
Tiny Crab Cakes with Red Pepper Aioli
Skewered Mozzarella, Fresh Basil and Tomato Drizzled with Lime Olive Oil
Spanikopita Filo Triangles
Cucumber Hearts with Herbed Boursin and Pink Pepper Corn Cream

Preset Salad Course

Salad of Mesclun and Spinach Greens Tossed with
Red Onions, Crumbled Chevre, Toasted Pine Nuts and Sliced Strawberries
Dressed with Aged Sherry Vinaigrette
Baskets of Freshly Baked Breads and Rolls on Each Table with Sweet Cream Butter

Predetermined Choice of:

Pepper Crusted Beef Tenderloin with Horseradish Cream
Lime Balsamic Marinated Seafood Brochettes of Shrimp, Scallops and Tuna

Accompanied by

Arugula “Smashed” Potatoes
Strips of Colorful Grilled Summer Vegetables to include
Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Portabella Mushrooms, Onions and Carrots


Wedding Cake
Mixed Berries
Freshly Ground Colombian Coffee, Decaffeinated and Assorted Teas

Hotels Directions Gift Registry Contacting Us
The Day Of The Wedding
Attire Menu


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