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Thornewood Castle Inn and Gardens

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Kirkland, Washington
Reviewed 2 October 2016

My husband and I were married here in 2014 so this summer we decided to stay here again for a little romantic overnight getaway. The staff was great! We weren't able to check in until 9:30pm (my mother couldn't get to our house to babysit until late) and even though they had a wedding going on that night, they assured...

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LancelotWa, Front Office Manager at Thornewood Castle Inn and Gardens, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your anniversary with us. It's special for us when we get to see couples again who had their wedding at the castle. We wish you many more years of romantic anniversaries in the future.

Edmonds, Washington
Reviewed 27 September 2016

From the moment we arrived we had excellent service. The host was friendly, informative, and enthusiastic. When our fireplace didn't work, the OWNER came over to fix it himself. He even shared the history of the castle with us. The house keeper and landscape keeper were wonderful people. Hard working, kind, and always a smile on their face. Breakfast was...

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LancelotWa, Front Office Manager at Thornewood Castle Inn and Gardens, responded to this review

We are so glad you had such a wonderful experience with us! We really do want you to feel at home with us. Thank you for taking time to write us a review and we hope you can visit us again.

Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Beautiful property on American Lake. Location is immaculate with a beautiful sunken English garden. Interior is amazing, period furniture, just beautiful inside and out. Bed and Breakfast, with access to restaurants in Lakewood/Tacoma for dinner. Breakfast was fantastic - can be served to your room or you can take it in the Great Hall. Highly recommend staying here for a...

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LancelotWa, Front Office Manager at Thornewood Castle Inn and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing us such a lovely review. We truly want all of our guests to feel at home and are thrilled you enjoyed your stay. Come see us again!

Sequim
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Beautiful, wonderfully restored castle. The weather was warm and walking around the grounds and enjoying the sunken garden made the visit even better. Breakfast was delicious, but there was too much food to eat. The server who also provided maid service was gracious and helpful. The owner was kind enough to answer our questions about the history of the castle....

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We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and had beautiful weather to stroll through the garden. We hope you felt like you had a mini European getaway close to home. Come visit us again!

Reviewed 15 September 2016

this place is hard to find unless you know where you're going. was here for a friend's wedding the other night. As a venue this place was gorgeous for an outdoor wedding in the garden. Pretty view of the water. However, I guess people aren't allowed down to the water, only the bride and groom were allowed for pictures. Not...

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LancelotWa, Front Office Manager at Thornewood Castle Inn and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. During weddings/events we don't allow event guests to go down to the water. B&B guests are able to go down and enjoy the water during their stay.

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We spent one night at this amazing Castle and it was the experience of a lifetime. They truly make you feel at home. There was complimently snack and drinks in he room. You are allowed to explore the house and the grounds. Ran into the owner while exploring and he gave soo much information on the history of the castle...

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LancelotWa, Front Office Manager at Thornewood Castle Inn and Gardens, responded to this review

We are thrilled you had such a wonderful experience with us! We love when guests feel at right home. Thank you for taking time to write us a review and we hope you can and visit us again in the future!

Bonney Lake, Washington
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Amazing staff, beautiful location, comfortable accommodations and fabulous breakfast. The owners allow you free range to all of the house (minus those occupied by other visitors). It was really neat to look at the unoccupied rooms, the library, meditation room, etc. So many antiques. You feel like you stepped back in time. The English garden was so pretty and lovely...

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Had a one night stay in August 2016. We had the Blue Room...bed was very comfortable. There was a wedding that night but we had been assured that it would be quiet by 9:00pm, I had my doubts when I heard the DJ start up but true to their promise...we didn't hear a thing after 8:45pm. Breakfast was good, more...

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We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and the wedding didn't pose any issues for you. We hope you come back and visit us again soon.

Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I made reservations about 2 months out from bringing my GF up here to propose to her. Knowing how important this trip was, I made sure everything was planned out ahead of time. I emailed Thornwood Castle ahead of time with questions about our visit. They were very prompt with the responses. When we arrived, we were greeted outside by...

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LancelotWa, Front Office Manager at Thornewood Castle Inn and Gardens, responded to this review

We are so glad you chose to spend such an important moment at the castle. Congratulations on your engagement and we look forward to celebrating with you again in the future.

Federal Way, Washington
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We had our wedding in the garden at Thornewood in the middle of August and it was absolutely beautiful and perfect! The natural beauty of the building and the grounds makes it so that very little decoration is required on the wedding party's part. The staff was very helpful when we required assistance, but otherwise stayed out of the way....

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Congratulations on your beautiful wedding! Thank you for letting us be part of your special day. We really do try our best to make sure everything is perfect for your special day.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Golf Course
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
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Additional Information about Thornewood Castle Inn and Gardens

Address: 8601 N. Thorne Lane S.W., Tacoma, WA 98498
Region: United States > Washington > Tacoma
Price Range: $234 - $607 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Thornewood Castle Inn and Gardens 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“You can not go wrong with the choice of any room. We got to look in all the rooms during our stay and they were all impressive. Our room had a detached private bathroom (we knew that ahead of time) and even that was fun. The bathroom that goes with the Rose Red room was so nice, bright and large. Wow!”
 of 5 bubbles Garthjs, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Bring a bottle of wine and a good book to enjoy by the fireplace.”
 of 5 bubbles Explore_Near-n-Far, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book your room during the weekday! First off, it is cheaper but best of all you have the chance to have the castle to yourself like my brother and I did!! ”
 of 5 bubbles yajairaq2017, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Loved staying in the Presidential, but got to see some of the others, as non-booked rooms are open to explore, and they were beautiful as well.”
 of 5 bubbles gregbS5345GA, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Grandview Room was lovely, very comfortable bed!”
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