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“It Doesn't Get Any Better”
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The Old Mystic Inn
Ranked #1 of 1 Old Mystic B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Long Island, New York
1 review
“It Doesn't Get Any Better”
Reviewed September 30, 2007

Sept. 30, 2007
If you are looking for a wondrful place to stay look no further than The Old Mystic Inn in Mystic Conn. The hospitality is bar none. The rooms are immaculate and absolutely beautiful!! The breakfast is not only a feast for the eyes but a culinary work of art. Michael the Innkeeper thought of very way for his guests to feel cared for and special. I have stayed in B& Bs all over the world and found this treasue right in Conn. I highly recommend The Old Mystic Inn!

Stayed September 2007
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Attleboro, MA
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Reviewed August 19, 2007

Selected the inn based on its website, and was not disappointed. The room was elegant yet simply decorated and furnished. The breakfast was like something you would see served on the Food Channel. The staff was friendly and helpful. All in all it was a delightful place to stay.

  • Liked — the room and the food
  • Disliked — nothing
  • Stayed August 2007, traveled as a couple
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Nashua, NH
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 11, 2007

My wife and I stayed 08/07/07-08/11/07 in the Herman Melville room on the 2nd floor of the original Inn. The staff, led by Michael the owner (and chef) was great. We were immediately made to feel welcome and comfortable. The service is always timely and friendly, but not intrusive. The rooms are very clean and inviting. The absolute highlight has to be Michael's gourmet breakfast every morning. This was our first vacation beyond a couple of days in several years and The Old Mystic Inn made it memorable. We've stayed at a number of Inns and B+B's over the years and this certainly rates with the best. Thank you, Michael, for a wonderful time.
PS...his scones are out of this world!

  • Liked — The breakfast
  • Disliked — n/a
  • Stayed August 2007, traveled as a couple
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Long Beach, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed August 5, 2007

This inn is a standout in an area that has more than it's share of hotels/motels. Michael is a true professional -- he is genuinely concerned about his guests' comfort. He welcomed us with a tour of the property and made sure we knew where the complimentary water and soda were. (What a welcome change from the usual hotel mini-bar!) The inn is beautifully decorated, conveniently located (though you need a car to get to Mystic attractions). And yes, breakfast is in fact wonderful!

  • Liked — atmosphere
  • Stayed August 2007, traveled with family
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North Shields, North Tyneside
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2007

The Old Mystic Inn is on first sight absolutely beautiful, but then you enter the main building and it's just WOW. Michael and his staff do a great job there.
On arrival Michael showed us to our rooms and then showed us where everything was, including the use of his kitchen to make coffee/tea anytime we wanted and then there was cake to go with it and also complimentary water and sodas.
The room was beautifully presented and clean and fresh.
The breakfast was outstanding.
This is a must for anyone travelling to New England.

Shirley & Jerry Scott July 2007
England, United Kingdom

  • Liked — It was beautiful to look at and didn't disappoint us once we were inside.
  • Disliked — There was nothing to dislike about this Inn.
  • Stayed July 2007, traveled as a couple
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NY
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Reviewed July 21, 2007

Mystic Conn. - The Old Mystic Inn
Reviewer - A trip advisor member from NY
My wife and I have just returned from four days at the Old Mystic Inn in Old Mystic Conn. We stayed in the Carriage House in the Alcott room and found it to be exactly as shown on the Inn's Website which is somewhat unusual from our past experiences with other websites.

The room with it's high ceiling was very large, very airy and bright and beautifully decorated . The bathroom was immaculate and very up to date. The extra little touches like chocolates by your bed, wine glasses and cork screw on the table in the sitting area, the journal for your comments and the book by the author the room is named after made this a very special place.

This is by far the best B&B in Conn. we have ever stayed in. In the main house all the rooms were also beautifully appointed, up to date and rather large. We were treated to gourmet breakfasts every morning, alternating from Savory to Sweet every day. The portions were large and filling and prepared by the chef and owner of the Inn Michale Cardillo.

Furthermore, the Inn offered free soda, water, coffee and tea along with a wonderful cake baked by Michael every day. My wife and I felt very much at home and can't wait for our return trip with some of our best friends.

  • Liked — The room, the breakfasts, the location and the nearby restaurants
  • Disliked — We loved everything
  • Stayed July 2007, traveled as a couple
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New York, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed July 6, 2007

I stayed here with my partner as an anniversary retreat and we had a wonderful time. We often stay in B&Bs when travelling, and we found this one to by charming, clean and comfortable. Michael, the innkeeper, was great. Very personable and a great cook. He even offered to pick us up at the train station at 11P at night! We stayed in the Robert Frost room, which was charming, clean and set back from the road. From the windows, we could see a lovely field and the backyard. When not exploring the downtown, we spent a lot of time in the gazebo,reading and enjoying the outdoors. I would highly recommend this Inn for any traveller looking for a place to call home for a few days.

  • Liked — The room and friendly staff
  • Disliked — N/A
  • Stayed July 2007, traveled as a couple
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Property: The Old Mystic Inn
Address: 52 Main St, Old Mystic, CT 06372-9900
Location: United States > Connecticut > Old Mystic
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Old Mystic
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The main house of the inn was built in 1784 and is a blend of antiques and reproduction furnishings. The carriage house was built in 1988 and is a modern Victorian, with rooms decorated in a country cottage decor. All eight rooms are named for a New England author. Queen sized beds, fireplaces, whirpool tubs. A Hearty country breakfast is prepared each morning by chef and owner Michael Cardillo. ... more   less 
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