Our Story

Nearly 40 years ago, Waterford Hotel Group was born in Waterford, Connecticut as a hospitality management company specializing in personalized hospitality services for a single hotel. Today, we are a premier hospitality management partner with national reach, more than 250 years of collective experience, an award-winning team, decades in all facets of the industry, and a portfolio ranging from boutique inns to large-scale 400+ room hotels.

1986

1986

Company formed with only one hotel under management, Days Inn Mystic CT.

1987

First hotel conversion and Marriott branded hotel, from independent to Residence Inn by Marriott Norman OK.

1991

Assumed management of our first Hilton branded hotel, Hilton Oshkosh, WI.

1996

Affiliated entity partnered on the development and opening of Mohegan Sun Casino.

2001

Opened our first full-service Marriott hotel, Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa Groton CT.

2005

Affiliated entity served as Master Developer of the $750 million Adriaen’s Landing mixed-use development in downtown Hartford.

2009

Proud recipient of Marriott International’s Spirit to Serve Award.

2012

Assumed management of our first College/University owned hotel.

2015

Assumed management of our first Hyatt branded hotel.

2019

Successfully transitioned the management of 8 hotels in a single day.

2020

Waterford Hotel Group’s Annual Leadership Conference attendees assembled more than 1,000 meals as part of a charitable giving activity.

2022

Assembled a portfolio of 5 properties over 18 months with a hospitality-focused private equity company.

2023

Appointed property manager for the expansive Hutton Brickyards Retreat + Event Center in Kingston, NY.