Located 2 miles off of I-95, this historic Mystic hotel offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a restaurant, and individually-designed guest rooms that feature Tuft & Needle mattresses and work desks. The Mystic River Bascule is around the corner, along with numerous shops, restaurants and pubs.

Dark wood furnishing and plush bedding are featured in each room at Mystic Whaler’s Inn. Select rooms feature a fireplace.

The Whaler’s Inn is located a half mile from Mystic Seaport Museum of America and the Sea and the Mystic Aquarium is a mere 6-minute drive.

The property will be undergoing exterior renovations starting in January, with expected completion in March 2023. All guest facilities will still be available, and we will do our best to ensure the updates do not greatly impact the stay of our valued guests.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

The Whaler's Inn has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 5, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info


Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 queen bed
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Travel Sustainable property
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • is there an elevator or rooms at ground level?
    Due to the historic nature of our property we do not have any elevators on site.
    Answered on 13 January 2020
  • What is nearest Amtrak Station and how far is it from hotel?
    The Mystic Amtrak Station is the closest. It is only .4 miles away and it about a 7 minute walk.
    Answered on 4 January 2020
  • My husband can't do stairs, do you have first floor? Also could use walk in shower
    There are guest rooms available on the first floor of the Stonington House, Noank House, and the 1865 House. Please call our front desk to check for a..
    Answered on 6 August 2021
  • Good evening, Do any rooms have a mini fridge Thank you
    Good afternoon, yes multiple rooms at The Whaler's Inn feature a mini refrigerator. Please feel free to call our front desk anytime to verify that you..
    Answered on 10 March 2021
  • Are any rooms on lower level have a water view. Are they available for this deal?
    Rooms at The Whaler's Inn that feature a riverside view are located in The Hoxie House. The Hoxie House is located above the Main Lobby and includes r..
    Answered on 11 March 2021
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site
  • The Shipwright's Daughter
    • Cuisine
      American • Seafood
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
Amenities of The Whaler's Inn
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3
Most popular amenities
Free WiFi
Free parking
Family rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Coffee machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

The Whaler's Inn takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Cash is not accepted The Whaler's Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the property is not disability accessible due to the historic nature of the property.

Please note there is no elevator at this property.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about The Whaler's Inn

  • The Whaler's Inn has 1 restaurant:

    • The Shipwright's Daughter

  • The prices at The Whaler's Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Whaler's Inn is 350 feet from the center of Mystic.

  • Guests staying at The Whaler's Inn can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Room options at The Whaler's Inn include:

    • Double

  • Check-in at The Whaler's Inn is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The Whaler's Inn offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Happy hour