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Northampton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is a pleasant inn and the location is very convenient. THe inn keeper is friendly and helpful. The room we stayed in was small. You have a choice of having a bathroom in the room or in the hall. Breakfast was adequate.

Thank Barbaranoho
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We stayed up at the Colonial Inn for an annual girl's weekend away. Tom was indeed, as mentioned in other reviews, very friendly and accommodating. We had room 6, which was a great size with 2 queen sized beds in it and a private bathroom across the hall (which wasn't an issue at all). We didn't have a view to...

Thank Kookoosmom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Visited at the end of August 2016. Tom our host was very sociable, shared great stories and recommendations for things to do and places to eat. Enjoyed taking our croissants, yogurt and fresh fruit, sitting on the porch for breakfast and enjoying the harbor view. The sunsets in the evening were spectacular.

Thank lmb54lll
East Windsor, New Jersey
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Tom, the Innkeeper, is warm, friendly, funny, informative, and delightful to be around. A nice Continental Breakfast offers you the opportunity to sit and relax on the beautiful porch with a great view. The Inn is located within easy walking distance of the historic Rocky Neck Art Colony; 1.8 mile walk will take you to Lighthouse and the beautiful scenery...

Thank powells93
Reviewed 16 September 2016

What a find! Comfy, away from the main drag, quiet, peaceful. Very charming rooms, and scrupulously clean. Just a lovely place to chill. Tom the innkeeper is very helpful and gives great advice about local stuff. Nice view of the ocean from the porch, with big chairs to rest in. Would stay here again.

Thank me_at_boston
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The Colonial Inn is a serviceable B&B that is located a bit outside of the town and, therefore, is a nice sedate alternative for folks looking for a bit of quiet. The Inn is a pleasant 5 minute walk from the artist colony on Rocky Neck and there is a small public beach across the road. We were in Room...

Thank ljo769
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Nice view. Very hospitable. Very comfortable. Nice continental breakfast. Good coffee! Will definitely stay here our next time in the Glouster area. Tommy was a great host. Walking distance to restaurants.

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

My wife and I just came across this place, drove in, saw a room and felt the price was good for the offering. The room was spacious, clean and well kept, as was the outdoor area. It's a continental breakfast, fruit, yogurt, bagels and such. Worth saying that it was a good cup of coffee with a nice open porch...

1Thank Wayne S
Beach Park, Illinois
Reviewed 7 July 2015

After having booked at a different hotel and they cancelled my rsvp, I was on the hunt for a new place to stay just one week away from our trip to Boston. I knew I would have a harder time looking for a hotel being a graduation weekend during our stay, being in our budget. Someone recommended I look into...

2Thank pinaj73
Vero Beach, Florida
Reviewed 8 June 2015

We visited the Colonial Inn in May and it was a fantastic time. The room was not overwhelming and was very clean. There was a continental breakfast served daily on the second floor which we appreciated as it was right outside of our door.Tom, the owner, was a great host and tour guide as he was able to tell us...

2Thank Todd B

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Colonial Inn is a circa 1850 seacoast house with beautiful harbor views,8 Rooms with 8 private baths. Short walk to beach, museum, Rocky Neck Artist colony...The oldest artist colony in America, Gloucester Stage Co. ...Live theater, views of Ten Pound Island and light house from front porch and rooms...Or walk out to the light house on Eastern Point. For dining there are a number of fabulous restaurants that are also a short stroll away. Continental breakfast, comfortable relaxing porch with views and all rooms are air conditioned. Lots of parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Colonial Inn Gloucester

Address: 28 Eastern Point Rd, Gloucester, MA 01930-4130
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Gloucester
Number of rooms: 8
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“If you want to sleep in - do not choose a room that is directly off the common area where breakfast is served.”
 of 5 bubbles Kookoosmom, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get directions to Zeke's Place for breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles griggs2000, 28 May 2015 | Read review
“Bring your own hair dryer, shampoo and kleenex and be prepared to go into town to find that first cup of coffee of the day.”
 of 5 bubbles RetiredBooBoo, 29 May 2014 | Read review
“Rooms were quiet but don't stay here if you want a proper B and B and look on Trip Advisor before booking anywhere.”
 of 5 bubbles megagran, 23 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Check with the staff for a room suggestion, they can guide you to a great choice.”
 of 5 bubbles vicv2013, 16 Aug 2013 | Read review
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