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The Whaler's Inn

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I were visiting Newport RI from Tampa Fl. We decided to spend a night in Mystic. I found Whaler’s Inn online , upon arriving from Newport I was delighted with the charm! Our room was tastefully decorated very charming and spotless with a nice little porch for enjoying sitting outside. The staff was very helpful and friendly.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here recently on a girlie getaway, the location is fantastic with downtown Mystic all within a few blocks. The room was spacious with two extremely comfortable queen beds, spotlessly clean with a small but good bathroom. Plentiful continental breakfast, but croissants were stale. Staff were friendly and helpful. Room could be noisy, we had two small boisterous boys above... More 

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Conway, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived late on the first evening of a 10-day New England vacation. This place was recommended by a local business owner, and we should have gone back to thank them. The check-in was easy, and the rate was very reasonable for such a nice place this time of year. The staff was very helpful by making suggestions for dinner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I just concluded our New England excursion. For the final night we stayed at the Whalers Inn. Mitch you were right... The S&P Oyster house you suggested was fantastic! (seperate review about that). Location was fantastic and parking was excellent. Just a couple hundred feet from the bridge. Across the street from the oyster house and right... More 

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whalersinn, Innkeeper at The Whaler's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us. I am delighted you enjoyed The 1865 House, which has been left intact as many of our long time guests enjoy the history and charm of the building. Next time, you might enjoy one of our newly renovated rooms in The Main Inn or perhaps our adult only... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped on a whim for the night in Mystic Conn. We were on our way to Cape Cod and the traffic was ridiculous! Lovely inn...friendly and helpful staff and a great little fishing village. The history, restarants and views of the water~~ everything that is the best of New England!

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whalersinn, Guest Relations Manager at The Whaler's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The 95 traffic jams often bring us some of our happiest (and most tired) walk in guests! While we are sorry to hear that you were caught up in the Summer traffic, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We would be honored to have you back again should you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The appointments throughout the inn and in room #38 were lovely. I am a foodie, and prefer a substantial breakfast. The Breakfast left much to be desired. I think breakfast should be above average at this location, for the price. Service was excellent; staff was very helpful 2-3 times over course of my two day stay (I borrowed staff iPhone... More 

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whalersinn, Guest Relations Manager at The Whaler's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are in the process of making some changes to the breakfast selection and truly appreciate your feedback. Our first change this Summer was to bring in pastries from local French Bakery "Sift" and we do plan on some further expansion. Overall, it seems that you enjoyed your time with us and that our staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked here last minute and we were very pleased with the place, location and food. The staff was pleasant, the room clean and updated and the complementary breakfast was very nice. We enjoyed being able to park our car and walk through the town.

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whalersinn, Guest Relations Manager at The Whaler's Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time out of your day to share these kind words. Cleanliness, along with customer service, are our top priorities and we are so glad to hear that we exceeded your expectations. It's lovely to hear that you enjoyed our convenience location, within steps of our downtown area. If ever in Mystic again, we hope you'll... More 

Wappingers Falls, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have had the pleasure to stay in The Whalers Inn in Mystic yearly for over 15 years. I make the trip every Summer with a friend & often in the fall with my husband . In the Summer we swim in Misquamicut RI, a beautiful beach just a short ride from the Inn and when we return we park... More 

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whalersinn, Innkeeper at The Whaler's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your very complimentary words. It was such a pleasure to meet you and learn of your history with The Whaler's Inn. Our staff looks forward to welcoming you back to the hotel and are thrilled that you view our little slice of heaven as your home away from home. It also thrills me to know that as... More 

Churchton, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The renovation they did is nice. But in the end, this feels like an update old motor lodge. And it's way too hard to plug your phone in next to the bed. If you want a tub instead of a shower, you may be out of luck. The breakfast is just so-so. Not what I expected.

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Thank janebeard
whalersinn, Guest Relations Manager at The Whaler's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with other travelers. I am sorry that you did not feel that your stay was as charming as preferred. It seems you may have been in the newly renovated Noank House. We will be sure to inspect the outlets as well as the USB ports in the alarm clocks to check for ease of... More 

Middletown, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel has a historic theme. It has a seaside theme. The hotel was renovated. The floors are slanted due to the age of the building. The hotel offers a continental breakfast. There are actual door keys that are used for each room- no key cards. The hotel is not handicap accessible. There is a conference room in a separate... More 

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whalersinn, Guest Relations Manager at The Whaler's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear that you had a pleasant experience during your time in Mystic and that your stay was comfortable and enjoyable. While we have newly renovated a majority of our rooms we made sure to pay close attention to historical detail and New England Charm. Thank you again for taking the time... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Noted for having the best location in Mystic, The Whaler's Inn is a charming historic hotel situated in the heart of Downtown. Guests can easily walk to our lively Main Street filled with specialty shops and fine restaurants & pubs. During your visit meander past beautiful historic sea captain's homes along the Mystic River. The world famous Mystic Seaport Museum of America and the Sea is just a ten minute walk away. Luxury guestrooms with fireplaces, whirlpool tubs & water views are perfect for a romantic weekend away. The Inn also features family friendly rooms as well as conference space for our business travelers. Just a 7 minute walk from Amtrak, The Whaler's Inn and Mystic is perfect getaway between Boston and New York City. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Whaler's Inn

Address: 20 E Main St, Mystic, CT 06355-2646
Location: United States > Connecticut > Mystic
Price Range: $163 - $257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Whaler's Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 48
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The Whaler`s Hotel Mystic
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#3 Business Hotel in Mystic
#3 Romantic Hotel in Mystic
#4 Family Hotel in Mystic
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