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The Tern Inn

91 Chase St., West Harwich, Harwich, MA 02671
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The Tern Inn
Ranked #3 of 7 West Harwich B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The innkeepers. Joan and Dave, could not have been more accommodating and helpful with regard to suggesting day trips, routes, and restaurants. Our room was on the upper floor of the Carriage House and, while the decor was a little outdated, it was spotless and very comfortable. Our only suggestion would be to find a way to deflect the air... More

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We just returned from a fabulous stay at The Tern Inn! We were so lucky to have found this gem as it was a very clean and pleasant place to stay during our time in Cape Cod. The owners, Joan and Dave couldn't be nicer as they welcomed us with open arms and provided us with many helpful travel tips/sights... More

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McLean, Virginia
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

Our new friends, Dave and Joan, run the most beautiful Inn ! Every detail is so perfectly cared for! Wonderful morning breakfast, very spacious and comfortable room, incredible well groomed gardens with swings, chairs and conversation pits to enjoy the beautiful weather, company and grounds!

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Parsippany, New Jersey
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

My family (wife and 4 kids) just returned from a week stay at the tern inn. We rented one of the cottages which worked out perfect for the 6 of us. The grounds are perfect for a family like ours, close to everything, quiet and very safe. The innkeepers are and have always been accommodating and treat us like family.... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

The Tern Inn was very clean and updated. The room we had was not as large as some of the chain hotels, but for 2 people was fine. We were met by a very friendly Inn keeper Dave, who gave us a couple good recommendations for dinner (which made us feel young since we were the only ones under 70... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

Great location... quiet street away from the buzz, but right in the midst of Harwich off route 28. It's a family oriented place and as the weekend rolled around, so did the mini vans and kids. They have a nice, clean pool where you can sit and relax and they're grounds are lovely and very well manicured. If you stay... More

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

Thanks so much for the kind words. We are happy you enjoyed your visit, and we do hope you return. We just want to clarify, the chain saw and wood chipper are TEMPORARY. Severe storm damage has caused a lot of tree work in the neighboring yard. The work will be done by 6/27. We have asked that they not... More

Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Fabulous Inn, perfect location, great food and excellent hosts Joan and David. What more can I say.The Tern Inn ticks all the boxes. All you could ask for in a beautiful area of Cape Cod. Will definitely be back. Have recommended to friends and family.

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Address: 91 Chase St., West Harwich, Harwich, MA 02671
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Harwich > West Harwich
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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The Tern Hotel West Harwich
The Tern Inn West Harwich, MA, United States

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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
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A perfect spot for your visit to Cape Cod - we are the Cape you remember. Central location, great rooms, great breakfast, and 3 blocks to the beach, all at a great rate you will love. Our daily guest rooms offer clean, comfortable accommodations in a quaint traditional setting. Our rooms are not large, but accommodate a king or queen bed, private bath, color TV, room refrigerator, and enough space for you and yours to be comfortable for your visit to Cape Cod. Room rates include our daily breakfast buffet, which is traditional cold breakfast faire including cereal choices, breads, bagels, muffins, fresh fruit, oatmeal, coffee cake and a different hot item each day. Coffee,tea and juice will round out your breakfast and start your day off right! Pool, playground, basketball court, and picnic area offer lots of fun on our 2 private acres. Our family cottages offer a great value for your week long stay in season. Fully equipped with complete kitchen, AC, color TV, and a variety of bedroom arrangements, our 6 units can accommodate your family for a special vacation. Visit the Tern Inn and visit the Cape you might remember. Good service, great location and a special setting that will make great memories for you and yours. ... more   less 
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