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The Tern Inn

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91 Chase St., West Harwich, Harwich, MA 02671
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I met Sue and Dan at the desk at 10:00 PM after a long day for all of us. They explained that they had just purchased the inn three weeks ago, and I was amazed at the amount of energy they had -- and the effort they made to greet me. They have already made a number of 21st Century... More 

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Thomaston, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked the Tern Inn for an overnight stay to attend an event in nearby Chatham. It was fantastic from start to finish. The owners, Dan and Sue, were warm and welcoming. My room was clean and cozy with all the modern amenities but, not lacking in Cape Cod charm. Breakfast is served in the beautiful, light filled dining room... More 

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Pueblo Colorado
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This inn has new ownership and we were lucky to have been the new owners first guests. The room was small, but immaculately clean and well appointed. Breakfast was very generous and tasty. The new hosts, Dan and Sue are welcoming and friendly- I see a bright future under their management.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I stayed one night at the Tern Inn last week, and it was great. Welcoming owners, pretty and cozy room, just what I needed. Great breakfast (eggs, cereal, tea, English muffins, specialty breads) was a plus to get me on my way.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

We stayed one night in a queen room. The room was beautifully decorated, clean, and cozy. We even had a small loveseat. The breakfast was good, eggs, muffins, oatmeal, cereal, fruit, and beverages. The owners were great and so welcoming, we felt like we were with friends. The area is wonderful, and the grounds of the inn are lovely. I... More 

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Parsippany, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

I think this might be our 8th year staying at the tern inn. Joan and Dave have always been great and the Seagull cottage is perfect for the 6 of us. Had another great week, will book again for next year shortly. We have 3 small ones and a teenager, they love it here. We love the fact that we... More 

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Saratoga Springs
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My husband and I wanted to get to Cape Cod for a mini vacation before the end of summer, and we waited until the weather forecast was for a stretch of perfect days. We found trying to get a place for three nights starting on a Saturday to be a challenge, but I remembered we rented a house near the... More 

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ternjoan, Owner at The Tern Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words. We always enjoy meeting new friends, and hope to see you back again soon. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My co-worker was having her wedding at the Wychmere Beach Club (6 minute drive away) and we need a place to (affordably) crash for the night. Many places would not allow us the one night stay, but when I called the Tern Inn (instead of booking online) they were very accommodating.The Tern Inn is very easy to find and just... More 

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Westfield, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My family and I stayed at Tern Inn during the Summer of 2006, 2008, and 2011. Joan and Dave, the innkeepers, were awesome and helped us with all the details of where to travel. We stayed at the Sea Gull, the Dollhouse, and Gazebo Cottages, therefore, we had a different feel each time we visited. We always came in August... More 

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Bradford West Gwillimbury, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We had a great one week stay at the Tern Inn. Joan and Dave are impeccable hosts, you are treated like family and they are quick to answer any concerns or questions, always with a sense of humour! My 5yr old son loved the pool as much as the beach, and played with the other young children staying there; it... More 

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