Five Gables Inn and Spa

209 N Talbot Street , Saint Michaels, MD 21663 USA (Show map)
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Five Gables Inn and Spa is a haven for relaxation located in three restored properties in the heart of St. Michaels. The Inn features twelve rooms and eight suites, all of which include seasonal gas fireplaces and whirlpool tubs; some include a balcony or porch. Guests enjoy Aveda bath amenities, an indoor pool, sauna, and steam room. Our Aveda Concept Spa offers Therapeutic Massage, Facials, Hydrotherapy Tubs, Wraps, Scrubs, as well as Aveda retail products. Five Gables Inn also features a continental breakfast, bicycles for guests' use, and four pet friendly rooms.



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  • Guest room4.0
  • Service4.2
  • Value3.9
  • Cleanliness4.4
  • Onsite Dining3.8

Five gables review

4.0 on June 02, 2016

Was given a gift card to It was so easy to find a bed-and-breakfast and book online. I would recommend using the online website for everybody. My wife and I used it for her birthday. We had a great time in a quiet little town to enjoy each others company. We wish the weather was a little better but the town had a lot to do. The only thing that I would say to improve is I wish the stat had some more recommendations of things to do or reviews of The local cuisine

Anniversary Gift

4.6 on April 13, 2016

We would like to say that our stay was wonderful. Close to everything! The manager at the Inn was very nice and helpful with our stay. My husband and I got the couples massage that was out of this world. Felt Great. If you like quaint and peaceful this is the place for you. Can't wait to go back again.

Five Gables Review

3.8 on August 31, 2015

The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. The breakfast was adequate with hot coffee/teas. The free access to bikes was a great addition. Will be back again.

Great place!

4.2 on July 27, 2015

We had a great time! The Inn is located within walking distance of shops and restaurants. Very nice place to stay!

Room evaluation

4.8 on June 08, 2015

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay as briefly as it was. All the accommodations were very comfortable. The breakfast was on target for a bed and breakfast. If I had one constructive comment would be for Room 4 first floor to put a more comfortable sitting chair or chairs for lounging to watch TV or read. It was unfortunate that our time spent was met with a lot of rain which put a damper on our stay. You have a very nice place and anyone that stays will really enjoy themselves. We'll be back for another visit and hopefully we'll pick better weather. Thanks Sally and John

The Perfect Weekend Getaway

4.0 on December 14, 2012

My boyfriend and I stayed in the inn at the end of September, just looking for a nice, quiet weekend away. After lots of searching for the perfect place, we chose St. Michael's (he's been, though briefly, while I never had), and booked two nights at this inn. Let me just say they were a perfect two days! It was on the main street, and close to everything- dining, shopping, attractions. That was the key reason we chose it, and then when we got there and I saw the room, I didn't want to leave! We stayed in the Brick House, and had our own porch on the main street. It was nice sitting out there in the evenings, just relaxing. The room itself was the definition of comfortable. There were three overstuffed chairs (great for reading and lounging, I must say), and a very comfortable bed. The room was a decent size, but the bathroom was huge! The shower was big enough for three people, and then there was the double jacuzzi tub. A hot soak in the jacuzzi tub and a glass of champagne might be the perfect way to unwind. The next morning, after breakfast in the Green House, we had a couples massage at the Aveda Spa. The therapists were excellent. My boyfriend had never had a massage before, and he still raves about it! I have had several massages, and this was the best I have ever had. I highly recommend Stephanie. She gives a great massage. After, we explored the town, had lunch at Ava's Pizzaria (a definite must if you're in St. Michael's), and then came back and relaxed in the room before dinner. That's a big positive for me: usually, when I stay somewhere, I want to spend as little time in the room as possible, but not here. I actually enjoyed hanging out in the room. It's just so nice! Sadly, we had to leave the next day. Heather was so nice, and very helpful recommending places for lunch and dinner. The service was great, the room was perfect, and the town is so charming. We will definitely be back. Lindsay J. & John M.

Great in town location

3.2 on September 11, 2012

We liked being right on the Main Street. The Inn has complimentary bikes which is great. There is an assortment of "grocery store" breakfast items like E muffins, cereal, yogurt which is served in a cheery detached building. The room was clean .The Inn is a bit"tired". the receptionist was warm and friendly. It did not appear that the Spa part was busy but we were there after Labor Day weekend.

A wonderful vacation in enchanting St. Michaels

4.4 on July 31, 2012

Except for a loud air conditioning unit, our accommodations were wonderful and our stay was perfect. The bed was comfy and our room, though small, was located at the end of the hall which give us privacy and quiet, although we never heard any noise in any part of the building we stayed in. Heather, the manager, was gracious and friendly. I certainly would recommend staying at Five Gables.

Better places to stay

4.0 on March 05, 2012

My husband and I recently stayed at Five Gables to celebrate our anniversary in St. Michaels. We had a king size room. The room was small, but generally ok. It should be noted that the walls of this Inn are very thin and we could hear everything going on in the other rooms which was very uncomfortable. Also, for the price I was very disappointed with the breakfast. It was essentially what you would get at a holiday inn. Not at all what was advertised. We love St. Michaels, but will not be staying at this Inn again. The only good thing is that the location is very central to all shops and restaurants.

A romantic get away to celebrate my wife' 69 th birthday

4.6 on January 11, 2012

I got up early to find a dusting of snow and a cool room, for we had set the heat back. I fliped the fireplace switch and the fire popped on. What a great prelude to a leisurely rising. 5 Gables is perfectly located and a wonderful value. Dick and Marty Wilson

Innkeeper Response
Dear Mr. and Mrs. Wilson, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of the Inn. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope you'll return in the near future. Heather

- Heather Sally (innkeeper)

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Rooms & Rates

Queen Room

Queen size bed, private bathroom with whirlpool tub, seasonal gas fireplace

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $140 - $295

King Room

King bed, private bathroom with whirlpool bath, seasonal gas fireplace and porch or balcony.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $140 - $295

Deluxe King

King size bed, private bathroom with double whirlpool bath, shower, seasonal gas fireplace in bedroom and either a porch or balcony

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $190 - $355


Spacious king size bedroom, separate living room, large bathroom with a double whirlpool bath and separate multi-head rain shower. Seasonal gas fireplace.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $375 - $245

Deluxe Suite

Exceptional large suite. King size bedroom with seasonal gas fireplace. Separate living room with a seasonal gas fireplace and pull-out sofa bed. Private bathroom with double whirlpool bath and separate multi-head rain shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $275 - $425

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Location Type

Historic Town, Chesapeake Bay, Small town


Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington) 71 miles

Directions to property:

From 50 East take 322 at Easton MD. Turn RIGHT onto Rt. 33/St. Michaels Road. Continue for 9 miles and into the town of St. Michaels. Five Gables will be on your RIGHT.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Museum, National/State parks, River

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn, Spa

On-site amenities

Board games, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Videos

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV

On-site activities

Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Great Restaurants, Museums, Spa Services, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Check Out:: 12 NOON
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No Non-Smoking facility
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No Children are not permitted, $100 fee if policy ignored
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes Must declare when making reservation. $50 fee.
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two night minimum on weekends/holidays
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Travelers checks
  • Deposit Amount Required: 1st night deposit required at time of booking.
  • Cancellations: Two week cancellation policy. If the accommodations are canceled outside of the 2-weeks, 90% of deposit will be refunded. The remaining 10% is retained as a cancellation fee. Should it be necessary to cancel or change your reservation within 14 days of your arrival date we will make every effort to re-sell the accommodations. If we are unable to do this you will be charged for the portion that is unsold.
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Continental Plus

  • Time Served: 8:30am - 10:30am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Vegetarian

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