My husband and I stumbled upon this inn because there weren't many options left for the weekend and we booked last minute. I had read the Tripadvisor reviews and was very curious based on comments made by guests and refuted by the innkeeper.
The important thing is that you go into staying this place knowing that you are staying in a home built in the 1800's and things are kept true to the original time period. That being said there are also modern elements mixed in (such as the bathrooms), so while I don't agree with the people who complain about a broken picture frame that may be from the 1800's, I do believe the modern elements should be kept up. For example we noticed chips in the toilet seat, some mold around the shower base, the shower head looked to be 25 years old, one window was missing a roll-up blind underneath the beautiful Victorian looking curtain ect. Despite these imperfections, our overall experience and stay was great. The rate that you pay to stay at the Inn is less expensive then some of the other properties around, therefore you SHOULD expect a difference in the accommodations!
We found the breakfast to be great. I cannot agree with some of the other reviewers saying they were frazzled. Service was speedy and friendly, food came out very quickly. The afternoon tea-time was such a nice perk. We also had no issue borrowing chairs for the beach or getting beach passes, and though we brought our own towels, they were always available and offered to us. The only thing we would have really like to have would have been an umbrella, which they were out of every time we tried to get one. The desk staff was extremely friendly and accommodating, even with the inn running at full capacity.
If you are looking for a low key spot within a block of the beach, I would definitely recommend this place. It's a great deal after you factor in the breakfast & beach passes.
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