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Thornewood Castle Inn and Gardens

8601 N. Thorne Lane S.W., Tacoma, WA 98498
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Ranked #5 of 12 Tacoma B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Deborah B Seattle, Washington, United States
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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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English first
Seattle, Washington, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Chilliwack
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
1 review
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 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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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Eugene, Oregon
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I recently stayed there in the presidential suite, and had an amazing time. The place is full of history. Two presidents have stayed there. When we arrived, we were blown away by the atmosphere. The owner was really nice, and full of fun facts about the place. In the morning, they cook a large breakfast for you, and they brought... More

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Oklahoma
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247 reviews 247 reviews
104 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

My friend had seen Steven King's Rose Red and loved the mini series. She had wanted to visit the home where the series was filmed, for years. After she told me I planned a trip around her going to Thornewood and staying in the Rose Red Room. It turned out to be a 13 day trip as we tried to... More

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Vancouver, BC
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

This is definitely a special location, and one that will appeal to many couples looking for a unique bed and breakfast in the pacific northwest. I stayed in the Presidential Suite with my fiance for one night and it was stunning. When we arrived at around 7 pm there was a wedding still taking place but that didn't really affect... More

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Washington State
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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

If you love antiques and old buildings, you MUST stay here! The place is absolutely breathtakingly gorgeous. From the moment you walk through doors that are 500 years old until the moment you walk out, you are spotting new things that you hadn't seen yet. We stayed here for our 22nd Wedding Anniversary and the owners treated us like a... More

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Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

We have stayed at Thornewood Castle 3 times over the past couple of years, and we are looking forward to coming and staying again! Upon arrival, which only guests are allowed to enter (meaning no one who isn't staying at the castle can visit it), it was like you were stepping back in time. The garden is absolutely beautiful and... More

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