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Hollywood, Florida
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our two night stay at the inn was pleasant and met our expectations. We planned lots of outdoor activities and did not want, or need rocking chairs on the porch, multiple sofas and big chairs for reading or other comforts. We required a safe, clean, comfortable room with a firm mattress and a working bathroom. Perfect match! Max, the innkeeper... More 

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Saint Jerome, Canada
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I rented a room here for 1 night. That was too much, too expensive and no one to welcome us.We had to be there between 3 and 5. It's not that easy when you are travelling to be there at a precise time. The key was left in the mail box. The owner of the inn doesn't live there, so... More 

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Maine
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45 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like another traveler, I agreed to stay at this establishment based on a website with very nice pictures. I walked into the inn and had a bad feeling that I was going to be disappointed. I was. The room was hot and when I went to turn on the AC, there was a good 4" gap between the AC and... More 

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Greenville, SC
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36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

First of all the high spots. We had great pancakes custom made for us both mornings of our stay and the service by Brenda was very attentive. We ate on the veranda and the weather was perfect. Now the not so great parts. We rented based on a well done website showing a fully functional restaurant and bar. Neither of... More 

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New England
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24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

We LOVED this place last year and in early June of this year, that is until half the staff quit, including the chef. They're trying to act like nothing happened, but the magic Thistle Inn burger is a thing of the past, and the replacement is not even appetizing. Happy hour is still a great deal from 5 -6, but... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

The room was dark and small. The carpet in the room stained. Unlike other B&Bs they do not tell you about places to visit in the area. The housekeeper, Brenda, was extremely rude and loud. I have dietary restrictions and she was not ready to present any options. I ended up eating one toasted bread for breakfast (without any jelly... More 

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Boston
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

We stayed at the Inn 2 weeks ago for 2 evenings. It was an old inn with 6 rooms attached to a fabulous restaurant (probably the best in Boothbay Harbor). The Inn itself was nice, but could use some attention. The pros: 1. Charming old house 2. Clean rooms 3. Good size room - each with a Pvt. Bath 4.... More 

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Easton, PA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

Stayed here two nights and wish it was longer. The best words to describe the Thistle Inn are "charm" and "character". Just 6 guest rooms. We were in the Sherman Zwicker room on the second floor - roomy, with a very comfortable 4 poster bed, broad plank hardwood floor, large bathroom with a dressing area. Old fashion comfort! (Beware, a... More 

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

This older home could use a face lift (staircases could use fresh carpeting...) Still, room itself was clean, spacious and air conditioned, bathroom was clean and private. It is convenient location 3 blocks from center of this terrific tourist town. Breakfast was tasty, served at our private table atop white tablecloths. Each morning there was a choice of 2 entrees.... More 

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San Joaquin Valley California
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97 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here in July. Neat old building with a bar on site (strong drinks). Easy walking to downtown and all the shops. There is a restaurant on site , however we ate in downtown both nights. There breakfasts were great. Lobster Benedict one morning and a great omelet the next. If you have trouble with stairs... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Thistle Inn is a historic sea captains home that offers 5 elegantly appointed rooms in addition to a fine dining restaurant, pub and wine store. A continental breakfast starts out your day of exploring the beautiful coast line and town of Boothbay Harbor. The Thistle Inn is for those that enjoy the convenience of an on site restaurant, elegant rooms and a perfect homebase for your vacation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Thistle Inn

Address: 55 Oak St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1818
Location: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Boothbay Harbor
Price Range: $107 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Thistle Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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