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The Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant

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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“gas fireplace”(32 reviews)
“library suite”(10 reviews)
“panther suite”(9 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a thoroughly enjoyable evening at the bizarrely named Reluctant Panther in Manchester during Twixmas! Very glad we booked 3 weeks ahead of time as totally booked up for the period. Food was excellent, we shared the Lobster fondue which was divine and then followed...More

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Response from R P, General Manager at The Reluctant Panther Inn & RestaurantResponded 1 week ago

Dear Eskimochild- Thank you for taking the time to share such kind remarks with our team and fellow TripAdvisor users! I am glad you enjoyed Chef Sigal's award-winning Lobster and Brie Fondue, as well as some amazing entrees. We look forward to welcoming you and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in the Garden Suite with our dog for 3 nights over Christmas holiday. What a beautiful and amazing place! The room was clean and comfortable, the fireplaces very welcome as it snowed. Property was kept well cleared of snow. Breakfast in the morning and...More

Thank opalgirl79
Response from R P, General Manager at The Reluctant Panther Inn & RestaurantResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Opalgirl79-- It was such a pleasure having you and Mugsy with us over the holiday! We appreciate the kind remarks regarding our property and team. As someone who happens to adore Hallmark Christmas movies, I feel quite flattered you appreciated our idyllic winter wonderland...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This week we stayed one evening at the Reluctant Panther for some pre-holiday rush relaxing. The staff's friendly and top notch service was received from check in to checkout, with an emphasis on doing the little things (e.g. Chocolate chocolate chip cookies with their turndown...More

Thank targa63
Response from R P, General Manager at The Reluctant Panther Inn & RestaurantResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Targa63- Thanks for staying with us to unwind prior to the holiday! The team and I greatly appreciate the kind remarks on the "little things" that we love to do and hope make such an impact on your experience. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Inn was a perfect choice for a relaxing stay in Manchester. Our room was beautiful and a good size with a fireplace and king size bed. The breakfast was delicious with a lot of choices. I sat by the fire in the lobby every...More

Thank ChrisN65
Response from R P, General Manager at The Reluctant Panther Inn & RestaurantResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Chris N- Thank you for sharing your cozy experience with us on TripAdvisor! We are elated to hear you have such a "perfect stay!" It's always such a pleasure to hear that our guests can truly relax during their time with us. On behalf...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have traveled throughout the United States extensively, and have stayed at some wonderful places. Simply put, the Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant is truly a wonderful and special place. The General Manager Marissa, is an outstanding individual with one goal in...More

Thank Tatum2013
Response from R P, General Manager at The Reluctant Panther Inn & RestaurantResponded 3 weeks ago

Dearest Tatum2013- Thank you for taking the moment to share such wonderfully-kind comments about our enchanted Inn! Our team is dedicated to making everyone's time with us the very best of experiences. We appreciate your recognition of all the details and passion that our team...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Concierge
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Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$214 - US$391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Manchester
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
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US$214 - US$391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Manchester
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Ken H
27 November 2016|
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Response from R P | Property representative |
Hello Ken, Our guests enjoy a full cooked to order breakfast, served with your choice of juice and coffee or tea, along with daily house made pastries. You will be able to choose from our house made granola with yogurt and... More
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Pamela W
27 November 2016|
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Response from Rustymoose | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you call for this information- we checked in very late night and did eat breakfast- I'm sure check in/out and restaurant times Cary- but I definitely recommend this inn!! 😊🌿
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Laura S
17 April 2016|
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I remember that. That was years ago. It is no longer the case.
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"All the rooms at the Inn are beautiful. Our favorites are the Fallen Spruce, and Pierre Lamont."
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"Each room/suite is themed so check ahead and reserve something that will be special for your companion."
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"Our friends were in the new accessory building; I think their room was even larger."
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"Perhaps an upper back room would be the most quiet, though I had no trouble on the ground floor on the street..."
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