Atria Hamilton Heights

Offers Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care

22 Reviews
One Hamilton Heights Drive, West Hartford, CT 06119
Call (800) 385-2527
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July 08, 2015

By DupedRelative

I visited this facility

The place is huge , quiet and depressing. The "activities" such as they are are sparsely attended, if at all. Every night I visited the movie theater played movies to an empty room. Once my Mother was there all they did was constantly push higher levels of service at higher cost- which is no surprise, the place is partially empty even though all competing facilites have waiting lists. Mom's jewelry had a tendancy to dissappear- fast. The nursing staff does little more than call the ER and they never return family calls. The residents in the dining room could be cruel and abusive -oddly, just like cliques in high school. But the furniture and interior decoratiing is sure nice here.

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July 06, 2015

By Caring109982750

I visited this facility

My visit to Atria was very good. The rooms were good. The dining room was set up like a cruise ship, and I liked the food. They have Bingo and card games, and they go out to visit places. Security was OK.

December 28, 2014

By Caring98799250

I visited this facility

I liked Atria better. It’s bigger and seemed more organized. The rooms and dining room were fine. They had enough room, and they were OK.

October 22, 2014

By Linda85996850

I visited this facility

I thought Atria was a beautiful place but it was a little too far from where we lived. I wanted something that was a little closer to make it more convenient for me. From what we saw, it looked nice, and the rooms were comfortable. They had activities during the day all the time, it was big -- almost like a mansion -- and it was very nicely kept. I thought it was a little large for what we were looking for.

October 18, 2014

By Doug15

I visited this facility

I went to Atria without an appointment and they treated me very well. It was a very nice, inclusive tour and they gave me a lot of information.The tour was conducted by the director of the place, it is a beautiful but expensive community . I toured the apartments and it is a wonderful place for someone who needs assisted living.

July 31, 2014

By Rosemarie6

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Atria Hamilton Heights is excellent. I looked at quite a few facilities and I didn’t see anything as excellent as Atria. The staff are wonderful and they offer help all the time. The rooms are beautiful and they have little apartments too. The food is delicious. They have happy hours and they offer a lot of things all day long. They play cards, do Yoga, everything. We chose Atria because they seem very caring. As far as I am concern, they are excellent.

March 27, 2014

By Kevin8

I visited this facility

We visited Atria and I liked it equally as much as the other one; it just came down in price. The staff was very nice. It was an older building and remodeled former live-in high school. However, it's kind of historic with a lot of charm to it. It seemed like they had a little bit more space, but I don't know if that's always a good thing. In terms of my dad, I thought he was more comfortable in something that was a little bit easier to maneuver around.

November 29, 2013

By Geri1

I visited this facility

Atria was a beautiful facility. Everything looked really nice. The staff was extremely friendly. There was no doubt in my mind as far as how I wanted my parents to live there. However they had decided not to go an assisted living and just stay here at home.

November 20, 2013

By David71383150

I visited this facility

Atria was very upscale. It was more engaging for the residents. It seemed to be more independent type, something that I would have considered for my brother to live in the earlier stages. The staff was excellent and wonderful.

August 14, 2013

By Bubbe1

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Moving my parents from their home was very difficult but necessary due to illness and physical restrictions. I looked at many facilities; in most the individuals just sat around, there were no activities, it was dungy looking and a constant odor. When I walked into Hamilton Heights, it was very different. The building was beautiful and I liked the fact that there were several gathering rooms for family and friends to visit, a kitchen to be used to make family meals and the individual apartments that were available to help the semblance of individuality for the residents. There were tons of activities, and a van that took the residents out on a weekly basis. Staff was always there to make us feel welcome and answer any/all questions that we had during the selection process as well as during my Mom's care there. Eventually she did need to be moved to a nursing facility as she suffered a stroke and could no longer stay there. It was a sad day when we left as we had made many friends with the staff as well as other residents.

February 22, 2013

By Clara1

I am a past client of this provider

Atria Hamilton Heights is a high-end facility. The place was very historic and was restored in a very elegant manner. It was a beautiful, well-maintained place. He made friends there and he didn't have any general complaints. However, I did not feel that the medical staff was as responsive as they should be. They could also improve on communication with family. I did not feel that they did a good job with that. But the facility was certainly clean at all times.

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July 11, 2012

By lhunter

I visited this facility

While I go to visit my great aunt frequently, the last time that I went to visit her (this past Friday) I had an experience that really stuck out in my head. At Hamilton Heights there is a large room on the main floor where residents go to play games/hear music etc. They get their entertainment there. While in there I noticed an elderly woman who was sitting in her wheelchair crying. She was sitting next to me, so I leaned over and asked her if she was okay. She told me that she was in a great deal of pain, and had been waiting for 2 hours for the nurse to come and administer her pain medicine. This was about 4 o clock pm. I felt so bad for her, because she was clearly uncomfortable so I went to the receptionist and told her what was going on. I heard her radio to the nurse to tell her that this particular patient was "still waiting for her meds." I was still standing there when I heard the nurse radio back telling her that she was "late for her anniversary dinner" and that "the resident would be fine." I was floored. However, the receptionist did not look nearly as surprised as I was which made me think, how often does that happen around here? It really bothered me, so I plan to talk to the man in charge of the facility this week in regards to this episode. Normally, when I go here, I never see problems or residents that are in discomfort, but this time was different, and it just seemed to wrong to keep this resident in pain because the nurse was "late for dinner" Really?

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Thank you for your feedback regarding Atria Hamilton Heights. We're very sorry to hear about your experience at our community, and we appreciate you bringing this matter to our attention. Atria is proud of the high standard it sets for its senior living communities, and strives to continually improve the experience of all residents and families. We would welcome the opportunity to discuss your visit with us in more detail. Please feel free to email us directly and include the community name.

June 29, 2012

By Nicki0126

I am a past client of this provider

Atria Hamilton provides a warm, friendly, extremely clean and caring atmosphere for their residents and visitors. My father, who was recently diagnosed with Lateral Sclerosis (a form of ALS) is normally cared for by my 69 year old mother. A few months back my 96 year old maternal grandmother suffered a near fatal massive heart attack in Northern Maine, her prognosis was not good at all. My mother, though she is my father's primary care taker was grieving at the thought of never being able to see her mother again. She knew that without proper care for my father she'd never be able to make the 10 hour trip. She was put in contact with Atria Hamilton who is an assisted living facility and they welcomed my dad for the week with open and very caring arms so my mother could essentially travel up north to say goodbye to her own mother, she needed this closure and thanks to Atria Hamilton she got it. Though the staff and nurses often had to make special accommodations for my dad because of his failing health and lack of mobility they did this graciously and professionally making my dad feel at ease for the duration of his stay. To say their accommodations were amazing in definitely an understatement. Upon my dad's departure several of the staff begged my dad to keep in touch and went out of their way to see him off to take him back home. We were so grateful that there were such caring people available to help us when we were so desperate for the help. No words can express our gratitude to Atria Hamilton and all care givers out there.

January 21, 2012

By nancyj06460

I visited this facility

Absolutely beautiful. Friendly and competent staff. I can feel at ease knowing my uncle is in a clean, safe environment.
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Services and Amenities of Atria Hamilton Heights


  • Rent Plus Care Fees
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $2500/month
  • Independent Living Starting At: $2500/month
  • Memory Care Starting At: $5795/month

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
  • Studio Apartments

Dining options

  • In Room Kitchenette
  • In Room Kitchens
  • Dining Room Shared Meals
  • Room Service For Meals


  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Resident Transportation
  • Garden And Patio
  • Resident Parking

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry For Clothing

Health services

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Medication Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nurse On Staff: Yes


  • Offsite Activities
  • Religious Services
  • Fitness Room
  • Activities Extra: Shabbat Service

Financial guidance

  • Va Benefits Consultation

Guest services

  • Guest Parking


  • Diabetic
  • Low Salt


  • English


  • Resident Capacity: 117
  • Minimum Age: 55
  • Pets: Yes

Range of services

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy

Types of care

  • Walking Wheelchair Assistance

Training Areas

  • Memory Care Training


  • State Licenses: 0160
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About Atria Hamilton Heights

At Atria Hamilton Heights, you'll enjoy modern, elegant senior living care set against the backdrop of Connecticut's rich history. The ambience and decor of the community's Vanderbilt-style architecture adds to the comfort of Atria Hamilton Heights, with amenities such as a comprehensive library with a cozy fireplace, a billiard parlor and bridge room, country store, and community garden.

Atria Hamilton Heights offers the following services:

  • Staff available 24-hours a day
  • Choice of apartments
  • Anytime Cafe
  • Full-time director of events and activities
  • Emergency call system in every apartment
  • Daily restaurant-style meals
  • Housekeeping services
  • Maintenance of apartment, community and grounds
  • Medication assistance
  • Scheduled transportation
  • Memory Care - Life Guidance®

Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living and memory care communities in more than 180 locations in 28 states and seven Canadian provinces. We are the residence of choice for more than 21,000 seniors, and the workplace of choice for more than 13,500 employees. We create vibrant communities where older adults can thrive and participate, know that their contributions are valued, and enjoy access to opportunities and support that help them keep making a positive difference in our world.

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