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Gloucester Inn by the Sea

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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Location and view awesome. Lobby, staff and outside deck area fabulous. Not impressed with the room. Outdated. Bathroom small and not kept up. Old towels and bath mat. Very weak Wifi service. When we checked in there were three other cars in the lot. We were all in adjoining rooms. Wall this and could hear neighbors through the walls. Atlantis...

Thank darcyj569
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This place was awesome quaint quiet beautiful views wonderful staff .... and it rained and we still loved it the room was delightful everything was spotless even the other guests were nice.. it was peaceful and soothing

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely awsome. Very friendly, courteous and knowledgeable staff. Rooms are tastefully appointed. Magnificent sunrise view from the deck. Nice pool. Very peaceful. Out of the hustle and bustle of town but close enough to go out for meals.

Thank gz949
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We hadn't planned to stay but it was one of those perfect September beach days. We got the last room at the Inn. Very friendly hostess, clean and comfortable room, enjoyed the pool and later that evening the awesome view overlooking the bay. Definitely would recommend this Inn for a quiet, relaxing stay.

Thank Ultimo11
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Every year we look forward to a week in Gloucester at our favorite inn by the sea. it is so very relaxing. The rooms are very clean and everyone is decorated differently. When you leave your room there is a beautiful view of the ocean for the porch- There are chairs and a table in from of your room to...

Thank AlohaHawaii
Harwich, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is a small boutique type of motel. Only 14 units right across the street from the ocean. Rocky shorefront overlooking an island with two light houses. Very charming. Large pool and gardens. Very well run. Immaculately clean and well appointed rooms with cooking facilities. Ramped so handicapped accessible and well positioned between Gloucester and Rockport. Very quiet.

Thank Linda U
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Love everything about this Inn except their smoking policy. I couldn't sit outside my room on the chairs provided, or sit at the pool to see the spectacular view because the Inn allows smoking on the the deck and at the pool. There are two designated smoking places...one at the front with a beautiful view, and one in the back...

Thank sdr1963
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We didn't actually stay here so this review is based on our brief experience. Drove by on the late side (7:30) without a reservation and the sign said "vacancy" so we went in. The woman at the desk said they have one room left but that it was "next to a room with loud baby crying". Appreciate the heads up...

Thank travelgames
Springfield, Illinois
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I originally looked for a vacation home to rent but found this place instead. I rented two rooms cheaper than a vacation home and got a pool too. It's super clean and the staff was polite and helpful. We couldn't have asked for a better view. It only has thirteen rooms so it was really quiet and relaxing. I would...

Thank eroom5721
Springfield, Illinois
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Loved the Gloucester Inn By The Sea. There are only 13 rooms so it was very quiet. There was a little bit of a walk to the beach but not too bad. Loved having the view of the ocean right there every morning and night! All the people in the office were very helpful and informative. The pool was great...

Thank Jen M

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Gloucester Inn by the Sea

Address: 85 Atlantic Rd, Gloucester, MA 01930-4331
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Gloucester
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Gloucester Inn By The Sea Hotel Gloucester
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“all the rooms have an ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles AlohaHawaii, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles sdr1963, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“all rooms have a view”
 of 5 bubbles dream20032016, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 3 will have the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles MJL59, 3 Oct 2015 | Read review
“all the rooms are great but I prefer rooms 2 or 3”
 of 5 bubbles AlohaHawaii, 28 Aug 2015 | Read review
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