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General Stanton Inn

  • Experience quintessential New England hospitality, blending casual comfort with colonial charm. The General Stanton Inn has been newly renovated and re-opened under new owners, Jackie and David Moore. By reading reviews on Open Table, you’ll see the food is fantastic. Westerly’s own chef Tom Hagist serves delicious fresh, farm-to-table and ocean-to-table cuisine. Chef Tom spent years growing and developing his craft at four-star hotels in Texas and Hawai'i, as well as, some local legendary institutions such as the Olympia Tea Room, White Horse Tavern and Locanda Restaurant. The General Stanton began receiving guests in 1740, making it one of the oldest Inns in America. George Washington, Chester Arthur, Teddy Roosevelt and George H.W. Bush are among the Inn’s most famous guests which also included Al Capone and John Rockefeller. The Inn’s large dining rooms, 15 guest rooms and on-site parking make it a perfect venue for weddings and corporate events. Overnight guests delight in well-appointed rooms featuring sumptuous, fine-linen bedding and luxurious baths. Reservations can be made at or call 401-364-8888