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Thornewood Castle Inn and Gardens

8601 N. Thorne Lane S.W., Tacoma, WA 98498
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Ranked #4 of 12 Tacoma B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at Thornewood as a baby-moon, as we were antiquing in the area. The castle itself is truly magnificent~ a treasure of an experience to stay in a place of such rich history. Understandably, a place of this size would need an unimaginable amount of upkeep and updating, so there were certainly elements which could have used some repair.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Thornewood castle with a friend as a birthday present from my parents. It was amazing from start to finish. A fairytale come to life. I loved that it was away from everyday life. I felt so lucky to stay in a place with so much history. The owner was extremely nice and showed us around herself. Breakfast... More

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely old castle. Beds very comfortable. Water pressure so-so. Which are the two most important things for me. Grounds are beautiful. Close to Madigan army hospital. If you are a contractor there the location is excellent. Breakfast only served at 9:00 everyday. Not so convenient for those of us that have to work! I missed breakfast because they had no... More

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Tampa, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Was here for a wedding and we had the entire place to ourselves for 4th of July weekend. The castle itself is quite impressive. Each room is decorated different and has different amenities. The grounds are beautiful from the lake to the gardens. The staff and owners are very nice and quite knowledgeable about the history of the property.

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Seattle
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10 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Did you know that there is a castle in Tacoma? I've asked everyone I know this question and so far only one person has heard of Thornewood Castle (and I know a lot of Seattle natives). This is so surprising, because this is a very special B&B. Probably best known as a place for a wedding (beautiful gardens) or a... More

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Fabulous place, owners, food, mood, grounds and more. My 2 girlfriends and I escaped to this magical historical castle and had a wonderful weekend. We enjoyed breakfast in the parlor and met interesting people while dining. My gluten free diet was easily accommodated. The staff/owners were friendly and met every need we had. We went to scrapbook and stayed in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

From the moment we drove up to the property/house, I knew this wasn't going to be your average B&B stay, but this would be an experience, with memories to last a lifetime. We arrived shortly after 3pm, on April 14/14. Being it was a Monday, and "off' season" we just happened to be the only guests in the 22,000 sq/ft... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I'd been dreaming of staying at a B&B for years. When our fourth anniversary rolled around, I started hunting and found the listing for a transplanted English manor, right down I-5. And boy, were we pleased with the results. We stayed during the start of the Christmas season, and it was nothing short of fantastic. Between the already amazing furnishings... More

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Thornewood-Castle, Owner at Thornewood Castle Inn and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We truly love having people stay with us who appreciate Thornewood as much as we do. People like you are why we do this! More

Camano Island, Washington
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I drove 105 miles just to take a photo of the outside of this facility for a friend. Thornewood Castle is located in a gated residential community, and the manager said she was working on an event and wouldn't even buzz me in to take a photo. Needless to say, I'm wouldn't recommend this place to anyone! Poor customer service... More

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Thornewood-Castle, General Manager at Thornewood Castle Inn and Gardens, responded to this review

We wish your experience had been better. We have tried to clearly state on our website and we inform people who phone that visitors to Thornewood Castle are by appointment only. However, even if this was not our policy, you were requesting to come in and take photographs in the middle of someone's wedding ceremony. More

Tacoma, Washington
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

I was intrigued with the idea of a Castle in Tacoma, WA. My best friend was visiting me for my birthday and I decided to treat us for an overnight stay. We felt history and love coursing through the property - had the entire castle to ourselves! We not only were able to view all of the rooms but we... More

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Additional Information about Thornewood Castle Inn and Gardens

Address: 8601 N. Thorne Lane S.W., Tacoma, WA 98498
Location: United States > Washington > Tacoma
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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