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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I planned a weekend away from home at The Tern Inn. As soon as we got there we were greeted by Sue and Dan, who were amazing the entire weekend. They really made us feel like we were at our home away from home. The room was very nice and we were less than a 15 minute... More 

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Thank Chris M
Dan E, Owner at The Tern Inn, responded to this review

Chris....Thank you for your kindness. We are so glad we were able to serve you well. Sue and I strive to be your "go to" innkeepers when you stay with us. You made it easy. We really look forward for your return visit. Remember, the Cape is awesome in the fall! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I just returned from a 2night-3day stay at the Tern Inn on the Cape and we had a wonderful time. We were not ready to leave! The innkeepers are wonderful company in the mornings for breakfast (and when we stayed to chat while checking in, etc.), and are also super knowledgable about the area which was great... More 

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Dan E, Owner at The Tern Inn, responded to this review

Lisa....Thank you for your awesome review! You are wonderful guests and we look forward to your return soon. We recommended Ocean House because we enjoyed our 40th anniversary dinner there (along with other dinners) and their presentation is beyond compare. All you had to do was mention antiquing and we knew right where to send you. You both are tons... More 

Medford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a July weekend in a Carriage house room, and had a very comfortable stay. Comfortabe bed, clean bathroom, and appreciated the mini-fridge to keep beach drinks cold. Dan and Sue were extremely friendly and prepared a tasty breakfast. Have been coming to Harwich since I was a kid, but Sue still managed to recommend some local spots to visit... More 

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Dan E, Owner at The Tern Inn, responded to this review

Sean....Thanks for your awesome review. We enjoyed having you both with us. We try and make guests feel at home and we're glad you enjoyed breakfast and Sue's sharing of her knowledge of all things local. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Marlborough, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here and we were so pleasantly surprised! After all, we had traveled quite a bit and thought we knew what an "inn" was. We were so wrong!! It was a step above other great Inns we have stayed at! Dan and Sue made us feel so at home! They were always eager to help and... More 

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Dan E, Owner at The Tern Inn, responded to this review

Liz and Geno! We had such a good time with you. We love your laid back, take it as it comes approach while on vacation. The breakfast talks were awesome, weren't they? We thought it was very cool when you'd report to us what you had done and how full your time was each day. When it comes to vacation... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at The Inn was such a pleasurable experience. The accommodations were awesome and the Inn Keepers were so kind and welcoming. The room and the grounds were clean/spotless. If you want a pure Old New England environment and experience, this is the place! A lot of history around the location and Inn.

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Dan E, Owner at The Tern Inn, responded to this review

Kevin.....Thank you for writing such kind words. Sue and I try to set high standards and reviews like yours show us that what we do is noticed. The grounds upkeep and the cleanliness of our rooms are all to help make your vacation fun and memorable in a good way. Please re-Tern soon..... More 

Yonkers, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We spent a weekend in Cape Cod to attend a friend’s wedding and celebrate our one-year anniversary and The Tern Inn was fantastic! Sue and Dan were extremely welcoming and very knowledgeable of all the great places to go on the Cape! Everything was clean, the beds were very comfortable, and the breakfast was delicious. Dan’s blueberry pancakes are out... More 

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Dan E, Owner at The Tern Inn, responded to this review

Sue and I are honored by your review. You are great guests and I just can't believe how much fun we have in the breakfast room chatting and laughing over Sue's stories. Please re-Tern soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Recent new owners have done an awesome job on this facility. Super quiet location and we can't say enough about the owners and the accommodations. Our room was renovated and spotless clean. The AC units are so quiet and work excellent I'm amazed anyone uses window units anymore. Brand new extremely comfortable mattresses. The location is great, off the road... More 

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Dan E, Owner at The Tern Inn, responded to this review

Brian.....Thanks so much for your words of affirmation! Sue and I are just who we are. It's fun doing what you want to do while being true to yourself. We also love the new Fujitsu whisper quiet mini split AC units. Comfort with quiet. Come back soon..... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We have been staying at the Tern Inn for many years. Two years ago, new Inn owners Dan and Sue breathed new life into the Inn. The Tern Inn is a great family location as well as for couples and singles. The property is lovely, the pool area newly renovated and a great spot to cool off after a day... More 

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Dan E, Owner at The Tern Inn, responded to this review

A&M! You two are amazing. You are great people and we enjoy it when you stay with us. Why, we look forward to it! You and I had a great time strumming our guitars too, didn't we Mr A? Next time it will be drums and bass.Please return soon. You don't live all that far from here. By the way,... More 

Bloomington, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I can't thank Dan and Sue for their hospitality. My wife and I celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary and it was an experience we'll never forget. The accommodations were great, the property was centrally located for us to see the Cape and the recommendations they gave us were spot on. This property is a true gem and I can't wait... More 

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Dan E, Owner at The Tern Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much! What incredible words. It's fun for Sue and I to hang out with people like you and see how much fun we can facilitate for our guest's vacations on the Cape. Please come back soon? More 

Weymouth, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

The Tern Inn ticks all the boxes: clean, comfortable and well located; near beaches, shops and restaurants, yet quiet and off the main road. Dan and Sue offer just the right amount of local history, personal interest, and suggestions to make your stay special. And the breakfasts... Let's just say they've figured out what you need to get moving in... More 

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Dan E, Owner at The Tern Inn, responded to this review

Kelly! We had a great time with you both. It's too much fun meeting people like you. Please re-Tern soon..... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A big thank you to our awesome guests for the great reviews they've posted on Trip Advisor! The Tern Inn is in the ideal central location on Cape Cod just a short drive to Provincetown, Chatham, Wellfleet or Hyannis. We have clean, updated rooms with new whisper quiet Mini Split Air Conditioning. We offer a great breakfast (included with a guest room stay) and are a short 1/2 mile walk to the beach. We are in a residential setting. On our 2 private acre property, there is our Main Inn which offers 2 guest rooms (each with private entrance and bath), our Carriage House building has 6 guest rooms (all with private baths). In the summer season we offer 6 terrific guest cottages which are each different from one another. The cottages are booked for a minimum of one week. They are fully equipped with complete kitchen, AC, color TV, and a variety of bedroom arrangements. Come to us soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Tern Inn

Address: 91 Chase St, West Harwich, Harwich, MA 02671-1612
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Harwich > West Harwich
Price Range: $151 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Tern Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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The Tern Inn West Harwich, MA, United States
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