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The Whaler's Inn

#2 of 13 Hotels in Mystic
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20 East Main St, Mystic, CT 06355
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Jefferson Twp, PA
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

From the initial phone call to book two rooms to leaving everything was great! Pictures of rooms and descriptions are very accurate! We were sorry that the great restaurant Bravo on site was closed on Mondays. I left an expensive item on the night stand and I was notified by phone about it. They kept it safe for me until... More 

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South Easton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

5 couples decided to reunite in Mystic Conn and chose the Whalers Inn to stay at. We could not have picked a better place. It was convenient to all activities, it was clean and comfortable, the staff was friendly and the Inn had charm,yet was modern. We all highly recommend this Inn.

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Skaneateles, New York
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for 1 night, before our vacation on the Cape. Room was very clean, beautiful bathroom! This is a perfect location. There is a playground close by. Multiple restaurants and shops are walking distance. The Mystic Seaport was a 10 minute walk. Our kids loved it there! We will definitely stay at the Whaler's Inn again next time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We pit stopped here on our travels to the cape. The hotel is lovely and has the New England charm. Bathrooms were completely updated and beds super comfortable. They offer a wonderful continental breakfast in the morning which is perfect to grab and go. The coffee was also quiet good. I can't wait to come back and stay here! The... More 

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Connecticut
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent old inn. Nice and clean. Central of Mystic so you don't need to drive anywhere. Many great restaurants. 4 stars for because the walls are paper thin and you can hear everything. I mean "EVERYTHING"

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Venice, FL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights in the Main Building-Room #31 at the end of the hall on 3rd floor overlooking the parking lot. The room was very clean, the bed comfortable and we had no problem with noise. The location couldn't be better for enjoying downtown Mystic. As advertised, the Main Building is their oldest facility and it shows. The carpets... More 

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at the Whaler's Inn in Mystic CT. The only complaint we have is that we were put on the third floor and there is no elevator. My husband has very bad knees and taking the luggage up was a real chore. No one offered any help. Other than that everything was perfect.

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whalersinn, Guest Relations Manager at The Whaler's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Inn. We hope that you enjoyed your time in Mystic. I sincerely apologize that our front desk associates did not offer to help with your luggage. As we are a historic property we do not have elevators, however please feel free to request a lower floor when booking with us. We... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took a couple days to think about this review. My husband and I stayed here for one night as a quick getaway. The hotel is in a great location. There is a lot in walking distance. The hotel itself is old, which is fine and makes it unique, but there is no sound proofing. The walls are very thin... More 

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whalersinn, Guest Relations Manager at The Whaler's Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning Cheryl. I appreciate you taking the time to write a thoughtful and honest review. As a historic Inn there are a few quirks (i.e. slanted floors, thinner walls, etc), however I am incredibly sorry that you had a poor night's sleep. Some would say that the comfort of a mattress is subjective, however that is not an excuse... More 

New Jersey
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked two nights and would absolutely return. I chose the The Whaler's Inn based on the combination of location and the room's B&B Old New England look I saw in the pictures. Review of the good & less than good: I drove to Mystic and spent the day at the Mystic Seaport the first day. I had bilateral knee... More 

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whalersinn, Guest Relations Manager at The Whaler's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. Due to the historic nature of the inn, we do not have elevators as you mentioned, but always try to our best to honor guest's requests. I am glad to hear that we were able to get you in a first floor room which better suited your needs. It... More 

Hamden, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In town with parking and breakfast and within walking distance of many great restaurants. Free WiFi and breakfast. Helpful staff at registration. There is a book in the lobby with menus for many of the local restaurants.

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