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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had a wonderful 2 night stay at The Tern Inn. Dan and Sue could not have been more helpful. the beds were very comfortable. Dan made us a wonderful breakfast both mornings that we were there. I recommend this Inn for a relaxing get away !!

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

Sue and I never take it for granted when we get a review like yours. We appreciate the time you took to give these words of affirmation. Thanks for the fantastic history about the inn. You both were awesome guests. Please reTern soon! More 

Mahopac, New York
1 review
Reviewed 5 October 2016

My wife and I stayed here for one night on our way through Cape Cod, and Sue and Dan were wonderful hosts. They have spent many years in Cape Cod and know everything about it (where to go, what to see, eat, etc.). My parents owned a B&B when I was in high school, so I have some sense of... More 

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

Thank you for your awesome review! Sue and I have the great privilege of hosting tremendous people almost every day. You were fun guests and I believe the force is strong with you. I must admit that I love Sue's homemade long cooking oatmeal, too. She always makes too much so, after we have finished enjoying conversations and laughs with... More 

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Reviewed 27 September 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Tern Inn for a wedding last June (it coincidentally was also our first anniversary) and had a really nice stay. We came in somewhat late from Boston and were warmly greeted by the owners who gave lots of great advice on where to go and what to see while we were in town.... More 

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

Sue and I remember your visit. Even though you were here to attend a wedding, it was very cool having you here for your anniversary. Thanks for the great review.. We really appreciate it. Please re-Tern to us soon! More 

Clifton Park, NY
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27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

We just spent another lovely weekend at The Tern Inn. Sue and Dan are the perfect hosts. They are so gracious and accommodating anxious to meet their guests every need. The rooms are comfortable and immaculately clean. The breakfasts are very delicious demonstrating Dan's culinary skill. The inn is located in a quiet neighborhood but close to everything, The beach... More 

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

Hi Sue.....Thank you for your kind words. We miss you and Dan already! It was great having the two of you stay with us. It doesn't get any better than having breakfast every morning with your friends. We hope you are able to return during the new year weekend.....We'll see you soon. More 

Venice
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 September 2016

My wife and I traveled to the cape the end of last week without any overnight reservations. We stumbled onto/into The Tern Inn exhausted. We left there without making a reservation to get some dinner at a place Sue and Dan recommended. We were so taken by their warmth and kindness we did a u-turn and reserved 2 nights! Our... More 

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

Hi Tim....Your words are so very kind. We remember the two of you walking into our Inn. You were tired and needed rest and peace. We are so glad you decided to stay with us. You are both wonderful people and we hope you do come back again! I promise to cook you some more pancakes and Sue will be... More 

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

Everybody knows the feeling when you are on Holiday; you don't want to go home but you have to; in our case we had the luxury to extend our stay with another week while visiting Cape Cod; this place is amazing, relaxing and quiet. Don't hesitate and just book. Rooms/cottages We stayed in 2 of their lovely cottages; it includes... More 

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

Bart! We hope you and your family will come back to us. You were also willing to have a nice chat with us at any time, you helped our guest with her mom get their gas grill started so they could enjoy their BBQ dinner, you and M were always very upbeat and positive. Plus, you also have the cutest... More 

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

My wife and I planned a weekend away from home at The Tern Inn. As soon as we got there we were greeted by Sue and Dan, who were amazing the entire weekend. They really made us feel like we were at our home away from home. The room was very nice and we were less than a 15 minute... More 

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

Chris....Thank you for your kindness. We are so glad we were able to serve you well. Sue and I strive to be your "go to" innkeepers when you stay with us. You made it easy. We really look forward for your return visit. Remember, the Cape is awesome in the fall! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

My husband and I just returned from a 2night-3day stay at the Tern Inn on the Cape and we had a wonderful time. We were not ready to leave! The innkeepers are wonderful company in the mornings for breakfast (and when we stayed to chat while checking in, etc.), and are also super knowledgable about the area which was great... More 

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

Lisa....Thank you for your awesome review! You are wonderful guests and we look forward to your return soon. We recommended Ocean House because we enjoyed our 40th anniversary dinner there (along with other dinners) and their presentation is beyond compare. All you had to do was mention antiquing and we knew right where to send you. You both are tons... More 

Medford, Massachusetts
1 review
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... More 

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Thank Sean M
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! More 

Marlborough, Connecticut
1 review
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... More 

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Thank egiannelli
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... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: €152 - €163 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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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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