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Fife 'n Drum Inn

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53 North Main Street, Route 7, P O Box 188, Kent, CT 06757
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Fife 'n Drum Inn
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the rooms were clean, they were very run down. I arrived late at night and entered Room #7 through 2 separate doors to find a window wide open with no screen. I checked my colleagues room, who had not yet arrived, to find the window wide open with no screen as well. The rooms hold run down decor/furnishings. For... More

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Kent, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

The most complete accommodation right in town..a few steps from an award winning restaurant with an award winning wine spectator list plus a gift shop . Rooms are spacious and well appointed. very comfortable for a night or a weekend. The owner Elissa is very warm and welcoming

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

It is cute victotian style( all flower, pink comforters..) above the gift shop. It was about $180/night in January. But it was very dirty. Bathroom has mold and felt this should be about $50/night. They did not turn on heater when we arrived so it was soooo cold and even it was not warm enough when we went to bed... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We paid for "upgraded" rooms. Carpet in the room had some truly filthy spots. Internet is so unbelievably slow its basically not worth having (videos will not load at all, pictures and news articles take minutes.) Beds were moderate but not ideal, shower was in poor condition and functioned badly. Rooms get very hot but the air conditioner is so... More

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Treasure coast of Florida
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12 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

This inn and restaurant is in the center of Kent, CT, one of a very limited places to stay overnight. (the restaurant is far better than the accommodations.) the rooms are ok, but in need of sprucing up. Wallpaper is peeling, rugs are worn, bathrooms are clean but old - they all could use some updating.

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Redlands, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012 via mobile

Well, in leaf peeping season you expect to pay more for everything, so no surprise when that happens; yet...even so...one feels a bit bruised with Fife and Drum in Kent. Kent, itself may overcome all faults, but one has to be gracious to arrive here and leave with good feelings, particularly given the room charges which are those often made... More

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Northport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Stayed at the Fife and Drum on Sunday night and found it to be immaculate...plenty of fresh clean white towels, fresh white sheets and down duvet covers on Beds in room 4 and room 1 which was pretty (blue and white toile) with a four poster bed. Our room had all we needed, cable tv, small fridge, coffee maker, iron,... More

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Elissa3509, Owner at Fife 'n Drum Inn, responded to this review

Dear Patricia I am so glad Kent and the Fife 'n Drum Inn were perfect for your reunion with your nephew. What a journey he has been on, the stories must have been endless. We wish him safe travels for the last 700 miles, hopefully he can send us a picture for our collection when he reaches Mt Katahdin. Again,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012 via mobile

We love this place!! Stayed 2 times this summer. The rooms are comfortable Located right in town and the staff is friendly!!! Can't wait to return. Room 2 is my favorite. The restaurant is also good. Also close to skiing at Mohawk so we will be back in the winter

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Elissa3509, Owner at Fife 'n Drum Inn, responded to this review

Do not worry, Room 2 will always be reserved for you when you call. It was great having you back again. We hope to see you back for some winter skiing! Thank you for your kind words...see you soon. Elissa Potts More

Roslyn, New York, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

I too am surprised by some of the reviews because I have been to the Fife 'n Drum several times since 1973 when it opened. The rooms are clean and well stocked with towels and pillows. The restaurant is enjoyable and the staff is friendly, honest and helpful. I left an expensive sweater in my room accident and when I... More

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Management response:

Michelle Thank you for your feedback...very much appreciated! Your sweater is off in today's mail. Look forward to seeing you back at the Fife. Elissa Potts More

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

I am quite surprised by the below reviews. I have stayed at the Fife'n Drum Inn for years -- and was in fact there just recently -- and have never had anything but a delightful experience. Staff are kind, rooms are clean and quaint, and the food at the restaurant is fantastic -- which are the reasons my husband and... More

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Management response:

Thank you for your review....we look forward to your return stay in the future... I appreciate you for taking the time to write! Elissa Potts More

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Additional Information about Fife 'n Drum Inn

Address: 53 North Main Street, Route 7, P O Box 188, Kent, CT 06757
Location: United States > Connecticut > Kent
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Fife `n Drum Hotel Kent

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