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Wades Point Inn on the Bay
Ranked #1 of 1 McDaniel B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Level 6 Contributor
167 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Perfect Place to Unwind!”
Reviewed September 19, 2012

What a wonderful place! The grounds are so relaxing you can just gaze out over the water and forget about life for a while. We stayed for 3 nights in the newer building for the privacy and were very happy with large room and great balcony view of the Bay. No TV or phone as it's intended to be a getaway not a hotel. There are activities and plenty of places to just do nothing.
The breakfast was homemade and delicious and resembles a country meal where you take your time. It's not a hotel chain buffet.

The owner and staff are delightful making the wonderful experience complete!

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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betsy f, General Manager at Wades Point Inn on the Bay, responded to this review, October 24, 2012
Thank-you for takin the time to write such a lovely review.
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New York, New York, United States
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Reviewed September 12, 2012

Where do I even begin with my experience at Wades Point...The view is just ABSOLUTELY gorgeous, the rooms were very nice & clean, the staff was like family and Lucy and sometimes you'll see Chester running around are a lovely touch to the Inn.

We had our wedding here in early September and we had over 45 guests staying at the Inn with us - it was a full house. Everyone had a wonderful time. Betsy and her staff were amazing to work with, super accommodating of everything and everyone was just happy to see them every day. The breakfast was delicious as well - home cooked and delish! Despite a tornado ruining the tent and outdoor reception - we still had a great party indoors with our 90 guests! I will always remember Wades Point Inn and can't wait to come back soon!!

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betsy f, General Manager at Wades Point Inn on the Bay, responded to this review, October 24, 2012
Yes a most memorable wedding! We don't usually offer that kind of fun LOL
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Gardners, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed September 9, 2012

We stayed in the Duck Room in the 1890 Main House four nights. The room was exactly like the picture on their website, great views of the bay from four windows. The bed was comfy and room was clean. Breakfast was great-many choices from fruit, yogart, one morning had a great french toast casserole, another morning was egg & mushroom dish another was egg omelete with veggies. Property had much to offer with the screened in porches and lots of seating both inside and outside. Hubby loved the fishing dock and catch and release fishing. We even saw a camera shy bald eagle each morning, watched ospray catching fish, blue herons walking along the rock retaining wall and of course, Lucy the beagle dog. I didnot see holes in the screen as other posts stated or needed repairs. Keep in mind that this is a older home and things were not build square as our modern homes which I thought added to the charm of our visit.

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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betsy f, General Manager at Wades Point Inn on the Bay, responded to this review, October 24, 2012
Thank-you! Fishing has been great this year, glad your husband could enjoy it.
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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
Level 3 Contributor
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

The location of the Wades Point Inn is beautiful. The Inn is beautiful. Our room was very large with a small kitchenette and a direct view of the bay. There are no TV's in the rooms though. It is very quiet and serene there. The breakfast is very dainty. Not the place for big eaters. We were looking forward to kayaking but after all the storms the boats were filled with bugs which didn't work out so well for our family. The highlight for our family was playing with the kittens at the house down the lane from the Inn. The place is really beautiful.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

Attended a wedding of friends last weekend and really enjoyed the new feeling of everything so new and nice. The wedding reception was ran so professionally and we all got our meal together. The breakfast the next morning was Delicious and we found staff very helpful..

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Maryland
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101 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2012

This is our favorite getaway location without the kids. Bring your bikes with you, the roads are all flat and very scenic - Do the 7 mile drive south to Tilghman Island, or drive the mikes the 30 minutes to Cambridge or the Blackwater National Wildlife refuge - a must-see for outdoors people. The Inn is peaceful, the food is wonderful and the views are spectacular. A short drive or bike ride to historic St. Michaels is also a must. Fall is one of the best times to visit - no crowds, warm temps.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed August 16, 2012

Wades Point Inn is a cut above most B&Bs, in large part because of its wrap-around views of Chesapeake Bay and the untiring hospitality. Few places in St. Michaels permit children under sixteen, but we booked a room with a queen and a day bed. We arrived with our 7-year old granddaughter for just one night and were quickly upgraded to a larger room. We walked the grounds, lounged on the many choices of porch chairs, chaise lounges, and hammocks, and counted the crabs we could see from the dock. In the morning, we lounged and read outside and watched the sun come up before heading in to a really remarkable breakfast that included lightest-ever croissants, Southern baked eggs, grits, bacon, locally made yogurt, and peach/blueberry French toast. When our granddaughter balked at the sophisticated selection, she was quickly served an individual portion of "plain" French toast. We borrowed bikes and rode around the pond, spying an eagle, a Great Blue Heron, Snowy Egret, cormorants, and many more birds. We're coming back without children so we can take better advantage of the complimentary kayaks and quiet reading time. I can see why guests keep returning--we hope to come back to see it in every season.

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Property: Wades Point Inn on the Bay
Address: 10090 Wades Point Rd, McDaniel, St. Michaels, MD 21647-9749
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Location: United States > Maryland > Talbot County > St. Michaels > McDaniel
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Spa Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in McDaniel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:1 star — Wades Point Inn on the Bay 1*
Number of rooms: 26
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located minutes from St. Michaels on the Chesapeake Bay, our inn is an easy getaway from Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia. A stroll around the grounds of the inn provides an opportunity to experience a graceful, historic location that is almost like a trip back to another era of hospitality and gracious living. ... more   less 
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