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Tranquil House Inn

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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“wine and cheese”(25 reviews)
“sausage biscuits”(11 reviews)
“no elevator”(8 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have stayed here two or three times. we always enjoy our stay. It's a little dated but clean and conveniently located to restaurants and shops in town and a great view. There's an up scale restaurant and bar on site. A...More

Thank dnorris65
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We were looking forward to what we expected to be a wonderful, old, OBX style inn/b & b experience. Unfortunately, Tranquil House was disappointing - it seems very old and tired to me. The room was extremely dated, the electricity and outlets were sporadic (we...More

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I've been coming to this place over the years since it opened, about 5-6 times total over about 30 years. They must have changed ownership as this was a HUGE disappointment!!! The exterior is in bad need of repair: broken chairs, rusting doors, etc. When...More

2  Thank John C
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Stayed here for a long weekend. Great location with friendly staff - especially the front desk team. The building itself is a historic property, and some of the décor is a little dated and worn, but charming nonetheless. Breakfast was good, and the 5 pm...More

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I spend one night here and have decided we already want to come back for a longer stay. We were in room 33 which was perfect. Great view of harbor. The only down side to the hotel is that the higher you...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$89 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$89 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Traveller (49)
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Hotel & Grounds (33)
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Hallowell1
6 August 2017|
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Response from Bruce L | Reviewed this property |
We had one of the larger suites and paid $168 which was on the third floor. However I know that a regular room was $128. The week we stayed there Hope this helps. Prices are subject to time of year and I found... More
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Britt M
13 March 2017|
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Response from Donnie J | Property representative |
As much as our staff loves animals, we are not pet-friendly.
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"Just don't stay there"
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"The have a variety of rooms at different rates; the front desk staff will go over what rooms are available to..."
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"We felt room 34 might be the best, but certainly rooms on that end, any floor, should be preferable."
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"Room 13 is our favorite...quiet, sunny,corner,overlooks harbour"
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