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Inn of Silent Music

At a Glance


  • on the quietest end of a very quiet island


  • location can be vulnerable to the whims of Chesapeake weather patterns
  • no restaurants in town

Inn of Silent Music Review

Located in a town that's separated by water from the other two villages on Smith Island, this remote English cottage–style inn takes its soothing name from a phrase in a poem by the mystic St. John of the Cross, a Carmelite monk. The rooms are small with antique linens and big windows. Tylerton has no restaurants, but, for an extra charge, the eclectic innkeepers will cook a fresh seafood dinner for guests.

    Hotel Details

  • 3 rooms.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • No credit cards.
  • Closed mid-Nov.–early Mar.

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