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The Whaler's Inn

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Wappingers Falls, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Whalers Inn just keeps getting better !! My recent Spring stay was wonderful !! The new renovations are fabulous !! The rooms are so clean and so tastefully decorated . The new beds & pillows were so comfortable ! The staff could not have nicer ! The breakfast was delicious and the coffee that they serve all day is...

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WhalersInnMystic, General Manager at The Whaler's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you jwbat33! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Inn and liked our new renovations. We feel the same - Dave's Coffee, Sift pastries, and fresh-baked cookies are the perfect way to start (and end) your day. Thank you for visiting us and we look forward to hosting you again this summer! Best...

East Lyme, CT
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

We always go some place for Valentine's Day and this year we chose the Whaler Inn in Mystic, CT. We hadn't been there in over 25 years and the rates were so reasonable, that we did not know what to expect. Boy were we happily surprised. Check-in was very pleasant and Karen explained everything to us. Our room, #26 was...

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WhalersInnMystic, General Manager at The Whaler's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your kind words! It was a pleasure to host you both and we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. I have passed on your kind words to Karen and the rest of the team. We hope to see you back in the future. Stay warm! Best regards, Amanda A....

Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

My daughter and I visited the Whaler's Inn for one night and had a wonderful time. The staff was friendly, efficient and very informative. We arrived early and we were able to get an early check in. The Inn is conveniently located in town and in walking distance to lots of shops and restaurants. The afternoon cookie treats were amazing...

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WhalersInnMystic, General Manager at The Whaler's Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad that you and your daughter could visit for a girls getaway! Thank you for sharing your experience and your kind words. We look forward to having you back in the future and will be sure to save some afternoon cookies for you! Best regards, Amanda A. General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

This is a great hotel right in the heart of Mystic. We did not need to use our car from the moment we arrived until the moment we left. The hotel is clean, the staff is friendly and they serve a nice breakfast, delicious pastries and more. We stayed in a renovated room that was very well-equipped.

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WhalersInnMystic, General Manager at The Whaler's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Cara! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time in Mystic and your stay at The Whaler's Inn. We appreciate your kind words and we hope to host you again. Best regards, Amanda A. General Manager

Florida, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel was warm, welcoming, and very clean. The cookies were delicious and the breakfast was great. Great location and easy to walk to area attractions. Bed was very comfortable and the toiletries were nice. Two areas of improvement that I think would really help make this 5 stars: the noise from the street was really loud and would be...

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WhalersInnMystic, General Manager at The Whaler's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Inn and found the property comfortable and welcoming, however I am sorry to hear that you found the street noise disruptive to your weekend away. In the future, we would be happy to host you in our...

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely visit for three days in April. My room - a king room - was on the ground floor and was perfect. The bed was comfy and the room was spotless. I particularly am grateful to Karen for her kindness and just happy personality. I will be back!

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WhalersInnMystic, General Manager at The Whaler's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you! We are so happy to see you enjoyed your room and your time at the Inn. We appreciate your kind words and have passed on your comments to Karen and our housekeeping team. We look forward to hosting you again! Best regards, Amanda A. General Manager

Waukesha, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location of this place for short walks to all of the local shops and restaurants is ideal...the room is large and clean and the bed is very comfortable. I would happily stay here again...the staff has been wonderful

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WhalersInnMystic, General Manager at The Whaler's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Kevin! It doesn't get better than Mystic in the spring. Glad to see you enjoyed your visit and had an opportunity to explore the shops and restaurants of downtown. Thank you for sharing your experience and we hope to see you again soon! Best regards, Amanda A. General Manager

Connecticut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful Inn! We stayed in the Hoxie House. Our room was immaculate and very nicely decorated, overlooking Mystic River and the historic drawbridge. Wonderful jacuzzi for two and a gas fire place - very romantic. Great location parked car and walked everywhere in downtown Mystic - numerous restaurants and shops. Within one weeks time we had to change...

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WhalersInnMystic, General Manager at The Whaler's Inn, responded to this review

VogueConnecticut, we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay in Mystic! It sounds like you had an opportunity to enjoy the best that the town has to offer. Thank you for taking the time to share your kind words words with us - I have passed your comments along to housekeeping, our Front Desk team, and Karen. Thank...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely time. The staff couldn't be nicer. Special thank you to Karen for her kindness and good humor. Very comfortable room. Good recommendations for things to do and places to eat. Very clean - really immaculate. Close to train station and to good restaurants. Will be back for sure!

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WhalersInnMystic, General Manager at The Whaler's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us Susan! It was a pleasure hosting you and we are glad to see that you enjoyed your time here in Mystic. I have passed your kind words on to Karen (she is pretty great!), and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Best regards, Amanda A. General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a last minute trip and we were able to get a room in the main building. We were familiar with the inn from our many visits to Mystic, but had never needed a hotel before. It didn't disappoint. Our room was clean and spacious. Great shower, comfy bed. Chocolate chip cookies in the afternoon and breakfast served in...

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WhalersInnMystic, General Manager at The Whaler's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words Debbie. We are glad to see that you enjoyed your visit to the Inn, cookies and Tuft & Needle mattresses included! I have passed your kind words on to our team. Thank you for sharing your experience, we hope to host you again soon. Best regards, Amanda A. General Manager

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Noted for having the best location in town, The Whaler's Inn is a charming historic hotel situated in the heart of Downtown Mystic. The Bascule Bridge, specialty shops, historic homes, fine restaurants, and lively pubs are just steps away! In addition, the world famous Mystic Seaport Museum of America and the Sea as well as the Mystic Aquarium are around the corner. Comprised of five buildings, the hotel offers newly renovated rooms in the Main Inn and the Noank House, along with luxury guest rooms in the Hoxie House which feature fireplaces, whirlpool tubs and views of the Mystic River - perfect for a romantic weekend away. The Inn also features family-friendly suites that offer bunkbeds for the kids and conference space for our business travelers. Centrally located 2-miles from I-95 and within walking distance of Amtrak, The Whaler's Inn is easily accessible from both Boston and New York City and is an ideal New England escape. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Whaler's Inn

Address: 20 E Main St, Mystic, CT 06355-2646
Region: United States > Connecticut > Mystic
Price Range: $260 - $369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Whaler's Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
The Whaler`s Hotel Mystic
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Mystic
#3 Business Hotel in Mystic
#4 Family Hotel in Mystic
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“The outside rooms are great when traveling with children !! Love staying in the inside rooms when enjoying a romantic trip with my hubby.”
jwbat33, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I enjoyed my stay in the Noank House”
FidelmaMcMorrow, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Inn has no elevators.”
VogueConnecticut, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose Hoxie House if you don't have kids.”
atima, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Even numbered room face the street”
VinMar_10, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
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