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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was a good size and well appointed but this was eclipsed by the stunning view from the balcony which every room on the upper level has. If you are at ground level you have a patio which we felt might be less private. The main house where a delicious breakfast is served also has the view. The staff... More 

Thank LondonCarla69
West Virginia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My room had a wonderful view with 2 views of the ocean. I could watch the sunrise from bed through the large front window. There was also a sliding door with a view of the lighthouses. The room was clean. The reception area has a nice dining room and library.

Thank Stephanie S
Cleveland, OH
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice hotel with a gorgeous view. All rooms are direct ocean front, and all have a furnished balcony or patio, where you can sit out and relax while you watch the ocean. Like all of Gloucester, the coastline is rocky, not beachy, but the water is beautiful and only about 50 feet from your door. While the... More 

Thank meezer
Hillsdale, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Most excellent stay. Breathtaking location, warm friendly staff, so much to do. Surrounding area loaded with history. A trip to Salem, Mass a must. Lots of arts and crafts, boat tours, delicious seafood, great walking paths. A very doable ride from North Jersey. Worth every penny.

Thank dgto50
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We booked this last minute and everyone was wonderful. We got to the room easily and were in complete awe of our room. Quiet and relaxing getaway for an over night stop along our journey. The bed was super comfy as well!

Thank Michael D
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Had a great stay in this incredibly scenic spot. Real New England feel Accommodations were good and the only reason I did not give it a higher rating is that the room could use some updating and the bathroom needs renovation It was clean and check-in was easy the breakfast was lovely and the views can not be beat would... More 

Thank Fred454
Strongsville, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very clean, friendly staff and great breakfast! Hotel is a bit pricey, but well worth spending the extra for the waterfront view and comfortable accommodations. Warm cookies and Starbucks coffee as sat at the outdoor fireplace was an added bonus.

Thank KurtOhi0
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

So there’s no doubt, it's a great place. And the gals who run it are great too. But my only complaint/issue would be the following: We're private people. We stayed on the top floor of the Oceanfront House. And, while I can only imagine the myriad of reasons why they have decided not to do so, we would GREATLY PREFER... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

All rooms look out first onto the large pool and then to the ocean across the street. Our room (two beds) was very nice. Bathroom was small. Breakfast tasty. We would return. Fairly expensive but competitive for area.

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BassRocksOceanInn, Your Friends at Bass Rocks Ocean Inn, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Looking out to the ocean when you wake up and when you go to sleep just makes your entire day more relaxing. Although some rooms are closer to the pool and firepit, we also have some that are farther away! Whenever booking your reservation, just ask if we... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We spent a weekend in the Gloucester region recently, and decided to base ourselves at the Bass Rocks. We were definitely happy that we did. The hotel is located right on the ocean, with private benches on the other side of the road for watching the waves. Check-in was simple and quick on a Friday evening. Our room was spacious,... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The premier oceanfront hotel and historic inn, Bass Rocks Ocean Inn was built on the rocky coastline of Cape Ann, home to America's Oldest Seaport. Beautifully restored Stacy House (1899) suites with pillow-top beds, flat panel t.V.'S, and Jacuzzi tubs. Individual suites offer gas fireplace, separate sitting and sleeping rooms or wrap-around view. Modern Oceanfront House and Seaside House open onto patios or balconies with sweeping views across the lawn and out to sea ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bass Rocks Ocean Inn

Address: 107 Atlantic Rd, Gloucester, MA 01930-4398
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Gloucester
Price Range: ₹ 17,728 - ₹ 28,433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bass Rocks Ocean Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 51
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“Handicapped warning - hotel is two stories, without an elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles meezer, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you want easy, direct access onto patio/shoreline get a room on the ground floor!!!”
 of 5 bubbles T6523DBmartinp, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any room, they all faces the water and all have glass sliding doors to walk out on some patio some balcony”
 of 5 bubbles LOR518, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I believe they are ALL good rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles JFS232015, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the inn are spectacular.”
 of 5 bubbles cdemurphy, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
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