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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was clean, great location, and the continental breakfast was enough. This was our second stay her, one in the off season and one during 4th of July. Staff is friendly and efficient. Even with privacy tag on door, staff asked us if we wanted fresh towels. You can also purchase discounted tickets for Mystic Seaport and Aquarium at the... More 

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Marshfield, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Whalers Inn is awesome! I must say that it is very nice. I love that it is close to many restaurants like Red 36, The Engine Room, and others that are within walking distance. Also, nearby the hotel is a playground for kids. And, all the employees are so nice and positive, too. Great place for a family getaway... More 

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

Thank you for your review! Mystic is a great place for a memorable family getaway. We are honored to have been able to play a role in creating those memories and hope to have you visit with us again! More 

Abingdon, Maryland
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318 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

They call this an inn or hotel but it is more like a B&B. We stayed in the 1865 house. (There are several buildings.) Our room was small but beautifully decorated. My only complaint would be there was no place to put cosmetics, etc. in the bathroom. It was very quiet in spite of the fact that the inn was... More 

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Southern Illinois
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48 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a delightful inn! We stayed in room 17 in the Stonington Section--the room appeared to have been newly remodeled and was very nice indeed. The bed, linens, towels, furniture, bath fixtures, it all looked new and was well done. And the location couldn't be beat, so near the drawbridge and river, all the quaint downtown shops and restaurants. All... More 

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

Thank you for your lovely review. It seems that you loved your time in Mystic as much as we do! We hope that you will visit with us again in the future. More 

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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently spent one night at the Whaler's Inn in Mystic and enjoyed our time. There are a few different buildings, some more modern, some closer to the street, some part of the original inn. Our room was a decent size, with two queen beds, with a clean modern bathroom and tiny shower. Beds were comfortable and room had a... 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. With our location in the heart of downtown, there may sometimes be some noise in the area. However, we do our best to honor the requests of our guests that may be a little bit more sensitive to noise. Always feel welcome to ask for a room facing the back... More 

Colts Neck, New Jersey
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had to deliver a bunch of parts to Rhode Island for the 1964 Chrysler she is having restored, so we decided to spend the night in Mystic, and found this hotel through Trip Advisor. What a little gem it is - lovely, well situated right next to the Mystic River bridge and convenient to shopping, restaurants,... 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. We are so happy that you found the downtown area. There are far too many people who come off the interstate and do not venture far enough to find our Historic Downtown. We hope that your delivery went smoothly and look forward to seeing you during your next trip to... More 

Somerville, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the main inn on the 3rd floor. The room was a good size, nice chairs, very cute, everything was very clean and in order. Could hear people next door coughing, but otherwise quiet. Front desk staff were super friendly. Breakfast was very crowded (but it was a holiday weekend) and typical hotel breakfast buffet options. The best... More 

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

We were so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. While the breakfast room does get a bit crowded during holidays, always feel free to enjoy your morning in the Adirondack chairs outside, relaxing in the lobby, or make it a breakfast in bed and cozy up in your guestroom! Our ideal location is perfect for walking... More 

New York, New York, United States
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Hoxie House for two nights and the room was beautiful. It looked like it had been recently renovated with the biggest bathroom I've ever seen, a fireplace in the bedroom and a view of the Mystic River. The hotel itself had a very boutique-y feel. They offered complimentary breakfast from 7-10am which did the trick with... 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 a review! We were glad to hear that you enjoyed your time in the Deluxe Guestroom. Keep in mind that we do have some lovely guestrooms on the back of the property as well if you'd enjoy a quieter room off of the Downtown area during your next stay. We hope to... More 

New Jersey
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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This was our first at this Inn. Not dissapointed, nice rooms, very clean, good for multiple nights, great location, downtown Mystic, price was very reasonable, 2 night minimum, has it own restaurant which we do not use, continental breakfast included with cost of room. The only con was the queen size bed was too soft. Would highly recomment to friends... More 

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

Thank you for your review. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us! We pride ourselves on our cleanliness and customer service and we are glad we were able to meet your expectations. We hope to see you again on your next trip to Mystic! More 

Allentown, Pennsylvania
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142 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

As others have said, the Inn is in the perfect location. The only other place that seems ideal is Steamboat Inn. The Inn itself is quaint and older, but they have updated most of the important things: new, stylish bed sheets, flat screen Tv, updated picture... The only thing that really needs to be updated is the actual key entry,... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write these kind words. We do have a great location for exploring the historic Downtown area and are happy to hear that you found it so convenient. We hope that you will choose us again on your next trip to visit Mystic. More 

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