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Mermaid Inn of Mystic
Ranked #4 of 12 Mystic B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Covington, Louisiana
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“Lovely Place”
Reviewed 17 September 2013

The Mermaid Inn was our first stop off during our New England vacation and it did not disappoint.
The B&B was very clean and comfortable. There were homemade cookies and other desserts out when we arrived. Our breakfast was very delicious and filling. Josephine even made us a goody bag with water, fruit and her amazing cookies to take for our journey. She is very knowledgeable of the area and can help you make decisions for dinner, etc. Would stay again.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Boston, MA, USA
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2013

I recently visited the Mermaid Inn with my husband, young son, mother-in-law and sister-in-law and had a wonderful time. The Inn itself is very clean and well-maintained. The proprietor(s) are so very conscientious and considerate. It's location could not be beat with so much available at such a short walk away. I was concerned about going to a B&B with an active 18-month old, but they quickly put my mind at ease. I would definitely recommend the Inn to friends who are looking for a low-key and welcoming place to stay. My only small complaint was that our pillows were not the best, but that's a very personal and subjective assessment. If we were to go back, we would probably bring our own from home.

Room Tip: Both the blue room and the Mermaid room were very nice.
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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2013

This lovely, graceful historic house was spotlessly clean, and every home comfort had been thought of. Centrally located, t was easy to walk everywhere. When we told Josephine that we had to check out before breakfast, she got up very early and made us a packed breakfast for our journey....most unexpected and delicious.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Norwalk, Connecticut
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Reviewed 16 July 2013

My husband and I are more hotel people. We like to stay at hotels when traveling. For our mini babymoon, we decided to stay at the Mermaid Inn under the glowing recommendations from the fellow trip advisors. It was a really nice stay. The bed and breakfast had a very home-like feel. Josephine was extremely friendly and what won me over was the dining room. There was a plate of pecan, chocolate chip, oatmeal cookies, a bowl of freshly popped and well seasoned popcorn, and a bowl of freshly cut sweet pineapple. After dinner, we came back to a peach/apple tart that was better than any of the desserts at the restaurant. It was the perfect place for a short weekend getaway.

Room Tip: Ask to stay in the 2 rooms upstairs with the en suite. There is one room upstairs with the bathroom...
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 11 July 2013

I thought the reviews were too good to be true, but no! This B&B is just lovely. It could not be more charming and well-kept. My husband and I enjoyed sitting on the porch swing at the end of the day--lovely setting. Josephine's breakfast in the gazebo was delicious and picturesque, and she even gave us a care bag for the road with cookies, apples and water--above and beyond! Great location as well. Easily walkable to downtown Mystic, and you can see the river from the porch!

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Torrington, Connecticut, United States
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Reviewed 24 June 2013

This was our second visit to the Mermaid Inn and I'm sure it won't be our last! This beautiful house is warm and inviting and Josephine, our hostess, is as well. The rooms are beautiful with hand painted murals and interesting pieces of art. Baths are modern and appointed with lush towels and soft robes, also stocked fridges (sweets, cold drinks, cognac) and dish TV.
This lovely woman bakes every day for our mid afternoon constitutional. Luscious cookies and fruit tarts with coffee and tea in the afternoon, a perfect pick-me-up.
Thank you, Josephine! We WILL be back!

Room Tip: There are only 3 rooms and they are all beautiful.
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Three Bridges, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2013

My husband and I stayed with Josephine for one night this March. We were the only ones in the house so it was very quiet. We stayed in the blue room. Very nice room-had a flat screen, full bed (well kept) and a new modern bathroom. Josephine had waters, coffee, and tea for us as we arrived, as well as cookies and peach pie. We ate a bunch of them and then ended up going back for seconds after our dinner! Breakfast was delicious. We were stuffed!!!! We would love to come back to the Mermaid Inn in the future. We had a wonderful time!

Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Mermaid Inn of Mystic
Address: 2 Broadway Avenue, Mystic, CT 06355
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Region: United States > Connecticut > Mystic
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Mystic
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
1843 Victorian Italianate in Historic Downtown Mystic.Short walk to everything. Lovely porches, gazebo, and grounds to sit and relax. During warm months enjoy your three course breakfast outside on the gazebo. Fresh baked goods, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and sherry are always available in the dining room. Guests are welcome to the baby grand piano and large selection of movies. Cozy, well appointed rooms offer private baths, robes, chocolates, fridge with water and soft drinks, and flat screen TV with DVD player. ... more   less 
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