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Thornewood Castle Inn and Gardens

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8601 N. Thorne Lane S.W., Tacoma, WA 98498
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Robinsons are the best of hosts, and though this is a castle, we always feel at home, relaxed, and casual. This is my wife's favorite place in the world. Its story is a history lesson of the Tacoma area, but more than that, a relocation and structural marvel. Mr Thorne, former president of the Port of Tacoma, had this... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unbelievable as you travel into the glorious past!!! A true luxurious castle; the only thing missing is a ghost and a mote! Excellent service, food, accommodations. The Presidential Suite where my wife and I stayed was truly presidential!

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was awesome and very helpful. The room was beautiful and the food was delicious. Had a great time. Thanks for everything. The site is making me type a lot so yeah. Anyway I can get around this?

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A step back in time to a real English Castle in Washington. Deanna's tour of the castle was an unexpected highlight for us. Even though this was an authentic castle, the modern upgrades made the stay comfortable by today's standards.

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Tacoma, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Thornewood Castle for my best friends wedding and it was a wonderful experience. The castle is beautiful as you would expect a castle to be. We stayed in the Grandview room which has the largest balcony available at the castle and offers a great perspective of the grounds. A little pricey of course but beautiful. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed 2 nights at Thornewood Castle on our way down to and then back up from Oregon. What a great choice. The building is historic (boy is it historic) and beautifully maintained. We stayed in the Blue Room, which faces the front of the property. It was very comfortable overall, with a huge bathroom. The shower was remarkably... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The property was lovely but when I booked with the staff I was told they were having two weddings the days we were staying there but not worry because they would not be disturbing us. When we arrived, we were treated like we were disturbing the wedding guests. The staff was very rude to us from the moment we walked... More 

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Surrey, British Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing grounds and like a museum inside. Seems ridiculously clean too for such a massive building. Such a treat to explore and stay here, and breakfast was so delicious with lots of variety! I came with my partner and it was really romantic and an exciting weekend we will always remember!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had wanted to stay at the mansion for quite some time, and this was the perfect year to make my dream come true. The mansion exceeded my expectations, and the breakfast was phenomenal! Superb garden.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Thornwood for our anniversary and had a lovely time. On the weekends in the summer there are often weddings going on, but the castle is solid enough that we couldn't hear anything from our room. We stayed in the Presidential Suite which is amazing. Great views of the lake, Jacuzzi tub and a very large room. Breakfast... More 

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