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“If you want to have a good time go to blue whale in!”
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Blue Whale Inn
Ranked #1 of 2 Misquamicut B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Canton, Ohio
1 review
“If you want to have a good time go to blue whale in!”
Reviewed 20 May 2014

I had really good time this weekend at the blue whale inn! They are really nice, good service, they respect you like your are part of thier family going into thier home. Right next to the beach best location. If you want to have good time go there!

  • Stayed May 2014
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Thank Lilarab7
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BlueWhaleMgmt, General Manager at Blue Whale Inn, responded to this review, 21 May 2014
Thanks again for choosing to stay with us at the BLUE WHALE INN. We are extremely pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Your gracious compliments of our hospitality are very much appreciated, as we strive to create a relaxing environment for all of our guests. Misquamicut Beach is a spectacular summer destination and it's wonderful to hear you enjoyed our convenient location just a short walk from the beach. Thank you for your review, hope to see you again soon, and safe travels!
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 29 April 2014

Probably over used in conversations but this spot has a great New England feel to it. Like the light blue colors in the rooms as it has that nautical feel. Rooms were clean and staged for our arrival (notice that stuff as wife has trained me haha) Also, can't beat getting to room w a cold bottle of wine waiting for you to start the relaxation on the comfy beds. Isn't much better location and didn't have to deal w all the drunk party people yet maybe 2 blocks away from water...very convenient when walking pass cars of families in traffic haha. Have stayed here many times before mostly in July and August (by far best time of year in westerly) and Chris (think it must be short for Christine?) was always friendly and flexible w our travel when it changed and assisted with best local places.

Not to sound like a lush...but the sunset wine and cheese on the deck they do sure has won me over after a day of burning calories and burning in general haha

  • Stayed December 2013
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Thank Mikesd78
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BlueWhaleMgmt, General Manager at Blue Whale Inn, responded to this review, 29 April 2014
Thanks again for choosing to stay with us at the BLUE WHALE INN. We are extremely pleased you enjoyed your stay, as we strive to create a relaxing environment for all of our guests. It's also great to hear you enjoyed our comfy beds and close proximity to the beach. Your gracious compliments about our complimentary breakfast, complimentary wine & cheese, and in room goodies are very kind. Thank you for your review, hope to see you again soon, and safe travels!
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Amherst, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 11 January 2014

Reviews looked great. Pictures looked great. Took my wife for one night in the summer. We knew we were in trouble as soon as we pulled into parking lot. The outside is very unkept. No efforts to make the grounds even remotely clean or appealing. Weeds were overtaking the property like some kind of freakish sci-fi flick from the 80's. Got there an hour before check-in which was fine. We decided to walk down to the beach. Got back an hour after check-in and the room was still not done yet. Waited another half hour. The inside was clean but incredibly small. The water pressure in the shower was low. The water basically dripped out. We were told there was a new mattress and tv. The mattress felt like a torture device. The TV was new but no channels came in. There was no soundproofing so you could hear everyone around you at night. That was awkward. As if it wasn't bad already, the breakfast and coffee were terrible. How hard is it to get decent coffee or bagels? Seriously, a bagel should not taste sour unless it is a sourdough bagel. I feel bad because the people seemed nice but not worth the $170 room. Also they offered free cake inside the room which was a lovely thought but the cake tasted awful. Please don't waste your money

  • Stayed August 2013
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BlueWhaleMgmt, General Manager at Blue Whale Inn, responded to this review, 24 May 2014
We are sorry to hear that your visit was less than satisfactory, as your experience at our property is not the usual. We take great pride in the fact that our guests so often leave us saying we exceeded their expectations, as evidenced by our recently awarded TripAdvisor "Certificate of Excellence 2014". We are pleased you found your room accommodations clean, as we take great pride in the upkeep and cleanliness of our entire property. Our "Complimentary Country Continental Breakfast" is usually a guest favorite and normally receives very positive feedback, saving guests valuable beach time by avoiding fighting beach traffic looking for breakfast. All breakfast items are purchased fresh each morning from our local bakery, and several choices of fresh bagel are offered including sourdough. We are a bit confused as to your disdain towards our coffee, as we offer Keurig® Single Cup Gourmet Coffee with a selection of over eight flavor choices. Since you failed to mention the bottle of wine in room gift upon arrival we assume you did enjoy this complimentary perk, and apologize your small complimentary welcome cake was not to your liking. We feel the beautiful ivy growing along our white fence and trellis walkway helps to create a relaxing and peaceful environment a block and a half from the beach, and again apologize our landscaping design did not suite your individual preference. It is unfortunate you were only with us for one night and we would love to have you back to enjoy all we have to offer. Thank you for your feedback as we are always striving to improve.
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Reviewed 3 December 2013

It's very refreshing to know places like the Blue Whale are still out there. The hospitality we encountered during our entire stay was top notch. The wine & cheese hour in the evening was a wonderful surprise. Nothing was better than returning back from the beach after a long day of sun and heat to shower, only to be able to walk right out our room to a wonderful complimentary spread of wine, beer, cheeses, crackers, fresh fruits, desserts, and more. The delicious breakfast in the morning was also a perfect way to start our beach day (also complimentary). Our deluxe room was very comfortable and clean, and came with a chilled bottle of chardonnay and happy birthday cake. Thank you for making my birthday beach trip that much more special. Hope to be back next summer!

Room Tip: Our deluxe room was well appointed, clean, and perfect for couples!
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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Brenda S
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BlueWhaleMgmt, General Manager at Blue Whale Inn, responded to this review, 10 March 2014
Thanks again for choosing to stay with us at the BLUE WHALE INN. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay, and that we had a part in making your birthday special. Your gracious compliments about our complimentary breakfast, complimentary wine & cheese, and in room goodies are very kind. Thank you for your review, hope to see you again soon, and safe travels!
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Framingham, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 19 September 2013

My wife and I stayed this past weekend at the Blue Whale and we had a absolutely wonderful time. Our room was very clean and perfect for our beach trip, we even had a complimentary chilled bottle of chardonnay in our room upon arrival (great perk after a long drive). The grounds were very peaceful and the hospitality was also amazing, great breakfast spread each morning, along with a delicious wine & cheese hour each night. We hope to return next summer and will definitely recommend to our friends and family.

Room Tip: Our Deluxe Room was perfect for a couple.
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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BlueWhaleMgmt, General Manager at Blue Whale Inn, responded to this review, 16 November 2013
Thanks again for choosing to stay with us at the BLUE WHALE INN. We are delighted to hear you and your wife enjoyed your stay. The best compliment our guests can pay us is recommending us to their friends and family, so we appreciate your kindness. Your comments regarding our cleanliness are very much appreciated, as we take great pride in the upkeep of our rooms, suites, and grounds. Thank you for your gracious compliments about our complimentary breakfast and complimentary wine & cheese hour, as we strive to create a relaxing environment for all of our guests.. Hope to see you again soon and safe travels!
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East Haven, Connecticut
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Reviewed 8 September 2013

Stayed in the "executive suite" for the weekend. Was told there was a sitting room. Well I guess that's true if you go outside or move a bed all the way to the wall and bring in furniture from outside. Basically blocked off three rooms. Under the furniture was pretty nasty. Not all the plugs worked (found out the hard way when I woke up to a dead cell). Tub and shower curtain were pretty nasty. We actually showered up the street at our time share. The happy hour is a cake or two, cheese and crackers and some grapes. Never saw the beer and wine we were told about. They have grills but once again you have to eat outside or on your bed. Location is good. Just a short walk to the beach. Owners are awesome!!! You can tell they pour their heart and soul into the place and are doing their best. Would probably go back if I didn't plan on spending any time in the room except for sleeping and relaxing outside.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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BlueWhaleMgmt, General Manager at Blue Whale Inn, responded to this review, 25 May 2014
We are sorry to hear your visit was less than satisfactory, as we strive to create a relaxing environment for all of our guests to enjoy. We sincerely apologize for any misunderstanding during your reservation process, as the suite you reserved does not offer a separate sitting area. As you mentioned, our property offers a "Lighted & Covered Outdoor Courtyard" boasting a large sitting area with tables and chairs, where guests can relax and unwind while enjoying our complimentary breakfast and wine & cheese. We appreciate your feedback, and have since taken direct action updating our website, including adding clearer descriptions and photos of our room accommodations. It's wonderful you enjoyed our convenient and close proximity to the beach, and would indeed return to stay with us. Please contact us directly on your next visit, as we would love to show you a gesture of goodwill on your rate. Thank you for your feedback as we are always looking to improve.
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Reviewed 28 August 2013

Dear Blue Whale Inn.
We had such a wonderful stay with you. The bottle of wine in our room was so welcome and a little cake...what a sweet touch. You made such a spread for breakfast! The wine and cheese was welcomed after a day at the beach. The salt air does make you hungry.

Looking forwarded to staying with you again some time.
Arlene and Mike Herrick

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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BlueWhaleMgmt, General Manager at Blue Whale Inn, responded to this review, 29 August 2013
Thanks again for choosing to stay with us at the BLUE WHALE INN. We are extremely pleased you enjoyed your stay. Your gracious compliments about our complimentary breakfast, complimentary wine & cheese hour, and in room goodies are very kind. Hope to see you again soon and safe travels!
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Property: Blue Whale Inn
Address: 54 Winnapaug Rd, Misquamicut, Westerly, RI 02891-3510
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Region: United States > Rhode Island > South County > Westerly > Misquamicut
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Misquamicut
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Recently awarded for the 4th consecutive year the prestigious TripAdvisor 'CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE 2017'. Conveniently located in the heart of beautiful Misquamicut Beach, Rhode Island, the BLUE WHALE INN offers coastal charm with exceptional hospitality. Just a short walk from the sand and surf of Rhode Island's largest and most popular beach, the BLUE WHALE INN boasts well appointed deluxe rooms for couples, and deluxe suites for larger groups. Misquamicut Beach stretches for seven lovely miles of soft white sand and pristine waters with great surf. Packed with fun things to do, Misquamicut has everything you'll need to enjoy a vacation along the shore, including; seafood restaurants, jet ski rentals, water slides, mini golf, and more. Moments away from coastal villages of Watch Hill and Weekapaug, the BLUE WHALE INN is perfectly situated to explore all scenic areas of the Westerly Shoreline. Our mission is to create a coastal New England experience that will keep you dreaming of your beach stay until you return. COMPLIMENTARY AMENITIES & PROPERTY FEATURES FOR YOUR ENJOYMENT: Country Continental Breakfast, Sunset Celebration, Lighted & Covered Outdoor Courtyard, Perennial Flower Garden, Family Kid Zone Swing Set with Slide, Use of Propane Grill, Bottle of Wine Welcome Gift, In Room Wireless Internet Access & Bottled Water, Extended Parking on Arrival & Departure Dates (including before check-in and after check-out time, with access to fully enclosed hot/cold outdoor shower for changing), Beach Chairs and Umbrella, Full Concierge Services. ... more   less 
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