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Tidewater Inn
Ranked #4 of 9 Hotels in Easton
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed December 11, 2011

An amazing place for a mini destination wedding. Great experience with every staff member at the Inn, from the front desk to the general manager. Great ambiance in this wonderful historic hotel. Both families were extremely pleased with the quaintness of town, wonderful restaurants (especially Masons for the rehearsal dinner), terrific inn service, and charm of the Inn. As someone else mentioned in a review, our kids wedding was a red carpet event for all who attended and will be remembered by us for many years to come. Thanks to the management and staff of the Tidewater Inn for an unforgetable weekend experience.

  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled with family
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TheTidewater, General Manager at Tidewater Inn, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2011

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments. We strive in the personal touches for our guests and appreciate your feedback that I will happily share with the hotel staff. We are so delighted you had a pleasant stay and a great time while in Easton. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Happy Holidays! Alex Zullo/General Manager

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Reviewed December 7, 2011

Great central location for historic Easton and surrounding areas such as Oxford and St. Michaels. Good restaurants in the immediate area (1-2 blocks). Limited WiFI, only available in the library on first floor.

  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled with family
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TheTidewater, General Manager at Tidewater Inn, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2011

Thank you so much for your kind review and comments! We are glad you enjoyed you stay with us and your trip to Easton, MD. We do offer hard-wired internet connections in our rooms and are working towards having WiFi availability in our rooms in the future.

We do hope you will return soon for a visit. Happy Holidays!

Alex Zullo/General Manager

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Reviewed December 2, 2011

I came to Tidewater for a getaway with my fiancé and we really enjoyed our stay. The historic but modern feel of the hotel was really romantic and charming. All of the staff was really nice which only added to how pleasant our stay was. We will definitely be back and are even looking at it as our wedding venue.

  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled as a couple
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TheTidewater, General Manager at Tidewater Inn, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2011

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and are considering the Inn for your wedding venue. If there is anything I can do for you or my staff regarding your wedding plans or your next stay with us, please don't hesitate to give me a call. Alex Zullo/General Manager

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Reviewed December 1, 2011

Could not have been a more amazing place for that destination wedding. The ambiance of the Inn and the quaint town with fine boutique's, pubs/restaurant's and high end stores all within walking distance made the weekend a true memory for all. The beauty and warmth of the Inn starts when you cross the threshold. The rooms are older with character and charm, the beds are comfy, the facility is immaculate, the food and drink right your feet, literally, and the staff are professional and very attentive to your needs. You are made to feel like "family". Truly a lasting, positive memory. A red carpet event for all attending the wedding . For the bride and groom...truly their fairy tale Prince and his Princess wedding event. Long to be remembered by all! And a place to return to without any question. Thank you Tidewater Inn. Ms.Ski

Room Tip: The suite overlooking the courtyard was amazing especially in the evening with the blue lights. So...
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  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled with family
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TheTidewater, General Manager at Tidewater Inn, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2011

Thank you so much for the wonderful comments. We strive in the personal touches for our guests and appreciate your feedback that I will happily share with the hotel staff. We are so delighted you had a pleasant stay and a great time while in Easton. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Happy Holidays! Alex Zullo/General Manager

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Reviewed November 21, 2011

We have stayed at Tidewater Inn numerous times over the years and our reaction upon checking out is always "nice place but..."

There's is plenty to like about the hotel. It's in downtown Easton near excellent restaurants, has a beautiful lobby and a nice bar, and the staff provides great customer service. The rooms themselves are rather small but that's to be expected in an older hotel. They're also fairly priced. We just stayed in the Honeymoon Suite for $149, which was only a few dollars more than standard rooms.

But it's the little things that keep this hotel from being the crown jewel of the Eastern Shore. We have stayed in rooms where the windows could not be opened. Even one of the three windows in the Honeymoon Suite wouldn't open. This can be a big problem because it seems as though the HVAC system is as old as the building. I believe either heat or a/c runs but you don't have individual control. The temperature last night was in the mid 50's but even with heat off our room, and the whole hotel was warm for that matter, was warm. Ended up spending a sleepless night.

I also tried to get internet access but the signal was so weak that it never could connect. And while I love dogs, wet one's can stink and they definitely leave notice of their passing in an elevator. I noticed a sign in the elevator that asks patrons to be respectful of other guests when going to and from rooms which I believe is a reference to those attending the numerous weddings held at Tidewater Inn.

In the end, we'll go back, although more and more we stay at Cambridge Hyatt. And I'd recommend this hotel with reservations and a few suggestions. Definitely ask for one of the renovated rooms (and check the windows upon arrival), find out if a wedding is scheduled during your stay and beware of the three day cancellation policy.

Room Tip: Make sure windows open
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  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled as a couple
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TheTidewater, General Manager at Tidewater Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2011

Thank you for your recent stay at The Tidewater Inn, as well as offering constructive feedback on your experience. Please accept my apologies for any facilities problems that you encountered. We have definitely been renovating the hotel since we bought it two years ago and continue to make improvements to both rooms and bathrooms. I have also forwarded your comments to our maintenance team so they can look in to the HVAC issue you had; we certainly welcome all feedback from our guests as that is the best way for us to identify any issues with our operations and fix them immediately. Should your travels bring you back to Easton, I hope that you might give us a second chance, so that we may offer you the kind of experience that you would expect from The Tidewater Inn.

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Reviewed November 17, 2011

I had the pleasure of staying at the Tidewater Inn during my recent visit to the annual Wildfowl Festival this past weekend. Even though the hotel was crowded, I received first class treatment from check in to check out. The staff went out of their way to make me feel comfortable and appreciated as a paying guest. I have never been to a hotel where everyone was so kind. I took all my meals in the Hunters' Tavern and the food could have not been better. The General Manager was the hardest working person I have ever had the pleasure of observing. The front desk person, Donna, did everything she could to secure a room as I had checked in earlier than anticipated. The room itself, facing Dover Street, was most comfortable and spotlessly clean. The houskeeping staff was friendly and the linens were just right. I cannot wait until my next stay at the Tidewaterr.

Room Tip: Book early for busy periods. There are only ninety-eight rooms and they fill up quickly.
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  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled solo
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TheTidewater, General Manager at Tidewater Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2011

Thank you so much for the wonderful comments. We strive in the personal touches for our guests and appreciate your feedback that I will happily share with the hotel staff. Waterfowl Festival Weekend is quite the challenge for sure! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed November 15, 2011

We have stayed in many high end hotel rooms, but Tidewater Inn was by far the best experience we have ever had! From the amazing suite to the great time around town. Everything was top notch. We will be back!

  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled as a couple
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TheTidewater, General Manager at Tidewater Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2011

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of our Inn. We are so delighted you had a pleasant stay and a great time while in Easton. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Additional Information about Tidewater Inn

Address: 101 E Dover St, Easton, MD 21601-3001
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Location: United States > Maryland > Talbot County > Easton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 9 Hotels in Easton
Price Range: $152 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tidewater Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 98
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Tidewater Inn is a charming and elegant hotel located on the Eastern Shore with roots that trace back to 1712. A romantic hideaway nestled in historic downtown Easton, Maryland, surrounded by boutiques, art galleries, gourmet restaurants and the famed Avalon Theatre. The Inn features 95 well-appointed boutique guest rooms, a tavern style restaurant and banquet rooms. A luxurious retreat just outside of Baltimore, Washington, DC and Wilmington, the Tidewater Inn is appointed with modern comforts, state-of-the-art conference space and exquisite banquet rooms ideal for weddings and special events. ... more   less 
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Tidewater Hotel Easton
Historic Tidewater Hotel
Historic Tidewater Resort
Tidewater Inn Easton Md

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