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Eileen Sottile

The new owner since 2017, Eileen was an overtaxed jet-setting executive who found herself on the brink of collapse. After taking time to listen to her body and reground, she committed her life to creating soothing places dedicated to wellness. THE DEACON is one of the jewels of this journey – explore her other properties.

The James Pharmacy | Bed & Breakfast • Gelateria
Tiny Tiffany Farmhouse


Patti McGregor

A long-time Old Saybrook resident, Patti has been the innkeeper at THE DEACON for more than 15 years. She was born in Germany and resided there for almost 20 years – some of our guests enjoy speaking German and Dutch with her! But it’s her love of people, food and the sounds of the ocean that make her the ideal “face of the inn” for this shoreline B&B.

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