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Medford, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 August 2016

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...

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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!

Marlborough, Connecticut
Reviewed 5 August 2016 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...

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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...

Reviewed 1 August 2016

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.....

Yonkers, New York
Reviewed 19 July 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...

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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!

Reviewed 19 July 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...

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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.....

Reviewed 17 July 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...

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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,...

Bloomington, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 July 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...

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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?

Weymouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 July 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...

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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.....

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The Tern Inn is an outstanding place to stay on Cape Cod. The rooms are impeccably clean and comfortable and the Innkeepers, Dan and Suzanne Edwards, are warm, friendly, and dedicated to ensuring each stay is the best experience. The breakfasts are wonderful, freshly made and loaded with choices. The location in West Harwich is convenient to great beaches and...

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

Ray and Dianne! Thank you for your kind words. You are fun people and we enjoyed all the laughter in the breakfast room. We hope you'll be back soon.

San Ramon, California
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We truly believe you could not find a more caring and responsive ownership team than Sue and Dan. The Tern Inn has several private cottages as well as the B&B. It is very quite, comfortable, clean and approximately a mile from one of the great beaches! Beautiful grounds and pool! Don't miss the great breakfast!!!

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

Thank you very much for your sparkling review! We appreciate that you took the time to say such awesome things about The Tern Inn. Thanks for your kind words toward us, as well. Please come back soon!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Harwich > West Harwich
Price Range: $216 - $334 (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, Cape Cod, MA
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We had Room 8 which has 2 very comfortable queen beds. Nice to have a mini-fridge, microwave and Keurig Coffee Maker.”
 of 5 bubbles FPMT, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay a week and go for a private cottage!”
  • Watch the Cape Sunsets from your private patio
 of 5 bubbles Bartoz, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Ocean Room which was beautiful!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 411LisaF, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the main house have their own outside entries. Very nice!”
 of 5 bubbles kevinmQ1977UR, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Main House has larger rooms”
 of 5 bubbles mawtaylor, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
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