Tidewater Inn

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With roots that trace back to 1712, Tidewater Inn is a charming colonial hideaway that sits in the heart of historic downtown Easton. The hotel structure was originally built in 1891 as the Hotel Avon, and this premier Maryland inn continues to maintain the rustic charm of the past blended with 21st-century restoration work and amenities. Located just outside Baltimore and Washington, D.C., Tidewater Inn hosts both business and leisure guests.

Guests at this historic inn will find comfortable guestrooms and suites that have played host to history. The Tidewater Inn has become one of the best luxury destinations on the east coast and has welcomed illustrious guests throughout the years, including Bing Crosby, Jackie Gleason, John Forsythe, Ozzie Davis, Elvis Presley, and Elizabeth Taylor. Robert Mitchum lived in the area and would frequently entertain at the inn as well.

This quaint town of Easton—on the shores of Chesapeake Bay—once drew goose hunters, genteel estate owners, and wealthy tobacco farmers with the area’s rich soil and endless wooded scenery. Today, private jets line the nearby airport and critically-acclaimed chefs prepare cuisine that is putting Easton on the culinary map. With traditional décor and modern comforts, impressive conference facilities and the signature Hunters’ Tavern, this cornerstone hotel preserves Easton’s rich heritage of excellence and discreet luxury amid serene woodlands and the gently lapping bay.

Historic Fun Fact: John and Robert Kennedy often went hunting in the area and were known to stop at the hotel for dinner or a drink.

Original Property Opened: 1949

Contact Information:
Street Address:
101 East Dover Street
Easton, MD 21601

Historic Hotels of America toll-free reservations number (800) 678-8946

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