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Front exterior with trees
Meeting room with chairs facing front of room
Hotel restaurant seating with tables and chairs
Lobby seating with sofa and chairs
Table set up with plate settings and folded white napkins
Fitness area with elliptical, stair stepper, bike,  and exercise ball
Dining area with bar seating
Lounge seating area with multiple sofas
Lounge area with couches and sofa chairs

Welcome To Our Hartford, Connecticut Hotel

Located Next To Dunkin Donuts Park

Red Lion Hotel Hartford offers a fantastic location for corporate travelers, sports fans, and families. We are within close walking or driving distance of major corporations, as well as excellent entertainment venues such as Dunkin Donuts Park and the Hartford Stage. Keep your car in our convenient covered parking and make the 10-minute walk to the Connecticut Convention Center or the XL Center. When you need to clear your head, the nearby Bushnell Park offers an urban oasis for peaceful jogs or picnics.

With a 24-hour business center and free Wi-Fi, the Red Lion Hotel Hartford proudly provides the services corporate travelers need for a successful business trip. Meet up with clients or colleagues at the on-site Bistro Z and the Z Bar, or book one of our flexible on-site meeting facilities.

Top Features at Our Hartford Hotel

  • Bistro Z Restaurant
  • 24-Hour Business Center

Get Local at Nearby Attractions

  • Connecticut Convention Center
  • Bushnell Park
  • XL Center

Contact Us

Address: 50 Morgan Street, Hartford, CT 06120
Tel: (860) 549-2400
Fax: (860) 527-2746

Premium Amenities At Our Hartford Hotel

Premium Amenities At Our Hartford Hotel

Our Onsite Restaurant and Bar Are Only the Beginning

Stay within walking distance of Dunkin' Donuts Park when you reserve one of the 150 rooms at the Red Lion Hotel Hartford, featuring free Wi-Fi, on-site dining and fashionable meeting facilities. If you want to work on projects in the business center or work on your physique in the fitness center, there's no need to rush; both are open 24 hours a day.

With our impressive room service menu, you can wake up to breakfast in bed and feel refreshed for a day of meetings or sightseeing. Keep your car in our covered parking lot while attending an event at the Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford Stage or XL Center, each within a 10-minute walk. For attractions a bit farther away, board the city's complimentary shuttle, which stops near our hotel.

In between business meetings or touring area attractions, sit down to a delightfully filling meal at our full-service restaurant, Bistro Z. Our on-site bar is also available if you need a casual spot to chat with clients or catch up with friends and family.

Top Features at Our Hartford Hotel

  • 150 rooms and suites
  • Bistro Z restaurant and Z Bar
  • 8,815 square feet of meeting facilities
  • Fitness center - open 24/7
  • 24-hour business center
  • Room service - available 6:30 am - 11 pm
  • 24-hour laundry facilities and three-hour dry cleaning
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Key card elevator access
  • Covered parking ($17 per night, including in-and-out privileges)


Pet Policy

Even though Red Lion Hotel Hartford does not allow pets, we have some great recommendations for housing your furry friends:

Camp Bow Wow
1145 John Fitch Blvd
South Windsor
Phone: (860) 882-1711

Planet Bark
37 Darcy Street
West Hartford, CT
Phone: (860) 882-1711

Dine all day at our Downtown Hartford Hotel

Dine all day at our Downtown Hartford Hotel

Or Venture Out and Around Hartford

There's no need to search the streets of Hartford for a hearty and healthy meal. Our on-site Bistro Z serves up a variety of American-style entrees from soups and salads to salmon and steak. Sit down to a casual breakfast, lunch, or dinner in the restaurant, or have a productive evening in thanks to our room service menu. You can check out Z Bar to share drinks and snacks with clients or colleagues.

As a guest of the Red Lion Hotel Hartford, finding a flavorful meal is as easy as walking to the hotel lobby. From classic American cuisine at Bistro Z restaurant to the expansive beverage menu at Z Bar, our on-site dining options allow you to indulge in some of the city's finest fare without ever leaving the hotel.

Bistro Z  (Open for breakfast)

With an appetizing selection of sizzling steaks, zesty pastas, and signature sandwiches and burgers, Bistro Z is the perfect place to savor a mouthwatering meal in a family-friendly environment. Grab a quick breakfast, have a leisurely lunch, or visit in the evening for a creative dish from our dinner menu.

Bistro Z Hours

  • Breakfast: Daily, 7am to 11am
  • Lunch: Daily, 11am to 5pm (Temporarily unavailable)
  • Dinner: Daily, 5pm to 11pm

Z Bar Classy and comfortable, Z Bar is ideal for connecting with clients or unwinding with friends. Sip a handcrafted cocktail or a glass of fine wine, or share some snacks from the full bar menu.

Z Bar Hours (Opening May 31st.)
Daily, 11am to 11pm

Room Service Hours:
Daily, 6:30 am to 11 pm

Local Restaurants

  • City Steam Brewery - 0.2 miles
  • Dish - 0.2 miles
  • Sorella - 0.2 miles
  • Sunberry Cafe - 0.3 miles
  • Trumbull Kitchen - 0.5 miles
  • Salute - 0.5 miles
  • Black-Eyed Sally - 0.6 miles
  • The Capital Grille - 0.6 miles
  • Bear's Smokehouse - 0.6 miles
Entertain Up to 300 Guests

Entertain Up to 300 Guests

Conveniently located in downtown Hartford's business district, the Red Lion Hotel Hartford provides an ideal venue for business conventions, banquets, weddings, and social galas. With a warm range of meeting rooms comprising more than 8,000 square feet of space, our hotel can easily accommodate up to 300 guests. Catering services and free Wi-Fi are available to help you set the stage for success. If you're planning an extra-large event at the Connecticut Convention Center, book a block of rooms at our hotel and host breakout sessions in our intimate meeting rooms.

Our Meeting Space Offers The Following: 

  • 11 meeting rooms encompassing 8,815 square feet
  • 35mm slide projector
  • Boardrooms
  • Catering 
  • Dedicated events team
  • DVD player
  • Ergonomic Herman Miller chairs or flex-back banquet chairs
  • Flip chart and marker
  • Free high-speed Internet
  • Hospitality suite
  • LCD projector
  • Lectern
  • Microphone
  • Separate temperature control

Boardrooms include:

  • Conference tables with power outlets
  • Executive chairs
  • Projection screens
  • Wet bars


Let Us Plan Your Next Event or Book a Block of Rooms

Let us plan your next event or book a block of rooms

For room blocks or to plan an event please click here.

Things To Do In Hartford

Things To Do In Hartford

Connecticut's capital city is home to a charming blend of public parks, modern museums and event centers, many of which are within walking distance of the Red Lion Hotel Hartford. Visit the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center and the home of Mark Twain for a glimpse at the life and legacy of two of the most renowned writers in American history. For a breath of fresh air, make the one-mile walk to Bushnell Park, home of the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch, or drive 15 minutes west to stroll the rose gardens at Elizabeth Park. Our hotel is also less than a mile from event venues such as Xfinity Theatre, XL Center and the Hartford Stage, and the Dunkin' Donuts Park baseball stadium is right next door.

If you're on a corporate trip, reserve a room at the Red Lion Hotel Hartford to stay within a half mile of the events at Connecticut Convention Center. As the "Insurance Capital of the World," Hartford is also home to companies like Accenture, Aetna, MetLife, and Travelers Insurance. Make sure to check out these local attractions:

  • Connecticut Old State House - 0.4 miles
  • Mortensen Riverfront Park - 0.7 miles 
  • TPC - 11.8 miles
  • Six Flags NE - 21 miles
Museums and History in Hartford

Museums and History in Hartford


  • Connecticut Science Center (0.5 miles)
    Add a little education to your entertainment by exploring the 150-plus exhibits at this family-friendly science center. Don’t miss a chance to see a movie in the digital 3-D theater.
    Phone: +1 (860) 724-3623
  • Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art (1.5 miles)
    Founded in 1842 by one of the nation’s first patrons of the arts, this museum houses an impressive collection with more than 50,000 works, including contemporary, European and American decorative arts.
    Phone: +1 (860) 278-2670
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe Center (1.8 miles)
    By preserving the home and works of renowned American author Harriet Beecher Stowe, this historic complex carries on Stowe’s legacy of leveraging the arts to drive positive social change.
    Phone: +1 (860) 522-9258
  • The Mark Twain House & Museum (1.9 miles)
    Tour the Hartford home of Samuel Clemens, more commonly known by his pen name, Mark Twain, and then stop by the Webster Bank Museum Center to learn more about the author’s family, work and legacy.
    Phone: +1 (860) 247-0998
Parks and Recreation in Hartford

Parks and Recreation in Hartford

Parks and Landmarks

  • Bushnell Park (0.7 miles)
    Get a 360-degree view of the vibrant Bushnell Park by riding the carousel with hand-carved horses, or stroll along picturesque pathways lined with water features and stately sculptures.
    Phone: +1 (860) 232-6710
  • Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch (0.7 miles)
    Built and dedicated in 1886, this stalwart monument commemorates the 4,000 citizens of Hartford who fought and died during the Civil War.
  • Elizabeth Park (5.1 miles)
    As America’s oldest public rose garden, Elizabeth Park deserves its place on the National Register of Historic Places. You can view more than 800 different rose varieties at this 100-acre park on Hartford’s west side.
    Phone: +1 (860) 231-9443 ext 104

Sports and Events in Hartford, CT

Sports and Events in Hartford, CT

Sports and Events Venues

  • Dunkin’ Donuts Park (0.2 miles)
    After years of construction and city planning, this spectacular 6,121-seat stadium opened to the public in April of 2016. On the upper floors of our hotel, you can get a great view of Hartford Yard Goats baseball games.
    Phone: +1 (860) 246-4628
  • XL Center (0.3 miles)
    In addition to being the home court for the University of Connecticut men’s and women’s basketball teams, the XL Center plays host to concerts, comedy shows and Hartford Wolf Pack hockey games.
    Phone: +1 (877) 522-8499
  • Connecticut Convention Center (0.5 miles)
    If you’re in town to attend a conference, festival or fair, it’s probably at the popular Connecticut Convention Center, an impressive event venue with more than 140,000 square feet of exhibition space.
    Phone: +1 (860) 249-6000
  • Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field (5.2 miles)
    This multipurpose stadium is the perfect place to join fellow Huskies fans for a football game or gather with other music lovers for an entertaining outdoor concert.
    Phone: +1 (860) 610-4700
Entertainment and Shows in Hartford

Entertainment and Shows in Hartford


  • Hartford Stage (0.3 miles)
    From revivals of classic stage productions to lively modern musicals, the Hartford Stage provides an immersive theater experience just steps from the Red Lion Hotel Hartford hotel.
    Phone: +1 (860) 527-5151
  • Spotlight Theatres Front Street Stadium 4 (0.5 miles)
    Grab a beer and some popcorn at the concessions stand, and then catch the latest Hollywood blockbusters on the big screen at Spotlight Theatres.
    Phone: +1 (860) 422-7711
  • The Bushnell (0.7 miles)
    For more than 80 years, The Bushnell has been Hartford’s home for the arts. Check the schedule online, and buy tickets to a Broadway-style production, symphony performance or concert by your favorite recording artist.
    Phone: +1 (860) 987-5900
  • Xfinity Theatre (0.9 miles)
    See some of the entertainment industry’s biggest and brightest stars on stage at Xfinity Theatre. Past performers have included legendary rock ‘n’ roll group Green Day and country singer-songwriter Brad Paisley.
    Phone: +1 (860) 548-7370

Hotel Amenities

Here are a few of the main amenities this property offers. If you have questions about anything you don't see here please feel free to contact the Front Desk.

Accessibility Features
Air Conditioning
Business Center
Fitness Center
Shuttle Service
Smoke Free
Flat Screen TV

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