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The Whaler's Inn

#2 of 13 Hotels in Mystic
Certificate of Excellence
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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Bel Air, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

While traveling through Mystic we decided to stay one night and booked the Whaler's Inn. We stayed on the 3d floor of the Hoxie house. Because of the age of the building, there was no elevator, which was fine for us but others could have difficultly. The building showed it's age on the outside, but we had a corner queen... More 

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Bay Shore, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at the Whaler's Inn for a one night, mid week stay. We stayed in the Hoxie house, in a queen room. The room was nicely updated and spacious, with a 4 post bed, fire place, and jacuzzi tub. The bathroom was clean and looked fairly new. Based on previous reviews, it appears as though the hotel has a... More 

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Brielle, NJ
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43 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We loved our experience at the Whaler's Inn. Our room was charming, large, clean and the four poster bed was so comfortable. The room was so quiet at night too. We stayed at Hoxie House on the 3rd floor. We didn't mind the walk and up and down the stairs but it could be a challenge for elderly visitors. The... More 

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Putney, VT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On the plus side, The Whaler's Inn is a convenient location from which to explore the historic town, antique bridge, wharves and the many shops of this tourist mecca. The negatives of our room were dirty/stained furniture, little natural light, an air conditioner that even on the "sleep" setting sounded like a jet engine and a bathroom so small that... More 

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

We appreciate you taking the time to review the Inn. It sounds as if you were part of a wedding or group of some kind. We do have a $5.00 per day gratuity fee for groups, I apologize if this was not made clear in your confirmation. Please know that while we agree that the 15% taxes are may be... More 

Wayne, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

this is not a luxury hotel, but it's location is ideal for visiting Mystic. We were in a third floor walk up room that was adequate, but being summer we had to keep the air conditioner at full blast. There were more modern rooms in an annex, unfortunately we were not offered one of them

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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 are glad to hear that enjoyed your time in Mystic. The "annex" buildings hold our King, Two Queen, and Deluxe guestrooms. Please feel free to request one of these room types during your next stay. Unfortunately, as we are quite busy in Summer, there is a good chance we... More 

Banbury
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is great! The locationis superb: right in the heart of buzzy, downtown Mystic and seconds from a good range of shops, restaurants and other attractions. It's also an easy and pleasant walk to Mystic Seaport. The rooms are either in the main house or clustered around it, number of low rise buildings. Ours was delightful, on the second... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words. It is a pleasure to hear that you had such a wonderful visit to Mystic and the Inn. Our amazing location in the heart of downtown does offer some wonderful restaurant choices within walking distance. We hope to see you again during your next trip to Mystic. Thank you again and we wish you... More 

New York, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great inn in the perfect location to explore all that Mystic has to offer. We stayed in the Hoxie House, and our room was spacious, charming, clean, and nicely appointed. Very comfortable stay. Had some conversations with the manager of the inn, and we know there will be some exciting things in store for The Whaler's Inn... More 

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Margate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location, good room with a lovely bathroom. Good wifi! The breakfast could have been a little better, but it was functional. The only negative was that the staff were not as overly friendly as we had experienced in other hotels - not bad, just not as good. Would i stay here again - yes, absolutely!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived early for our room, expecting it not to be ready but interested in knowing the best places to visit during our overnight stay in Mystic. We were not greeted with any warmth but given a map to either go over the bridge into town or over to the aquarium. I have to say our room was lovely. There... 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 review the Inn. While I am glad to hear that overall you enjoyed your time in Mystic I want to sincerely apologize if you were not greeted with a warm Mystic welcome. That is not our norm and our warmth and customer service are aspects that we pride ourselves upon. We have received... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely, warm welcome to start with. The room big and spacious, immaculately clean with a whopping big bathroom. Free cookies and coffee down stairs in the morning, yes please! Our room overlooked the river, it was stupendous!

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