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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time we had our sisters' weekend at this Inn. The breakfasts were delicious and filling to help start our day shopping! They had coffee/tea available by Keurig in our room if we wanted, and a small fridge for storing water and wine. We would definitely stay here again. It's located in the heart of downtown Newburyport...

Thank wendy d
Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

Welcome back! It was our pleasure to host you once again at the Compass Rose for your special sisters' weekend. We love hearing from returning patrons and are very happy you enjoyed yourselves at the Inn as well as the Newburyport area. Thank you too for taking the time to post a review and for your kind words. Hope to...

San Diego
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This charming inn has the elegance of old-style wood floors, tall ceilings, and fireplaces in a federalist-style house that has all of the modern conveniences. It is all suites, brightly lit, with very nice large tiled bathrooms and showers, plus another sink and mirror in the dressing area, breakfasts with fruit, pastries, french toast, fluffy made-to-order omelettes, fireplaces, very comfortable...

Thank TravelDadSanDiego
Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

On behalf of Kate, the owners and I, we thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Compass Rose Inn during your recent trip to Newburyport. We strive to provide our guests with a warm, relaxing and inviting atmosphere. Kate takes great pride in being the Innkeeper of the Inn and her expertise in the kitchen is just...

Newburyport, Massachusetts
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My wife and I stayed at this inn during our wedding and arranged for our key guests to do the same. The management was accommodating to our requests and everyone enjoyed their visit in this classic New England in-town B&B style inn (6 rooms total). No reason to stay anywhere else if you would like to walk around town and...

Thank mwymd
Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

We so enjoyed having you stay with us at the during this most important time in your lives. Thank you so for your kind words and taking the time to write this review. It is our hope that you will make a return visit to Newburyport and the Compass Rose Inn, perhaps for an anniversary? Thanks again and best of...

Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We visited the inn and stayed for 4 nights. The property was built as in Inn in a federal style so you benefit from that style with modern conveniences. Our top floor suite was beautifully presented with everything we could need. Kate the Inn keeper made us feel very welcome and clearly is a very talented chef with delicious home...

Thank KevinB34
Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

So very happy that you enjoyed your recent stay at the Compass Rose Inn. We appreciate your kind words and look forward to you staying with us in the future. Kate, indeed, serves a delicious breakfast to our guests and her knowledge of Newburyport and all it has to offer will help you plan your plan your day. Thanks again...

Fall River, Massachusetts
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Very clean, large rooms to stretch out and relax, tastefully designed and fantastic furnishings. Stately is an understatement ! The setting of Compass Rose is centrally located to town center and stores to window shop.

Thank scfffr
Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your gracious review of the Compass Rose. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time in Newburyport and the comforts of our Inn. We look forward to you visiting us again in the future.

Wallingford, Connecticut
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We had a large comfortable room with a private entrance. Restaurants and downtown shops were within easy walking distance and we were able to park our car and forget about it during our stay. An excellent breakfast was included and we enjoyed speaking with some of the other guests.

1Thank mbushey2016
Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay at the Compass Rose and thank you for your kind review. It is our pleasure to provide a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere for our guests so that they may enjoy their time away from home. Hopefully you will make the Compass Rose your choice for accommodations on your next visit to...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Loved staying at the Inn, very cozy!! Great location to downtown Newburyport too. Breakfast was provided in the morning, we had the quiche and it was delicious! Would definitely recommend the Compass Rose Inn to our family/friends.

Thank rscaligirl
Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your favorable review of our Inn. We appreciate you taking the time to post this review and the kind words. So pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Lititz, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Our children researched and set us up for two nights in this amazing B and B. While the architecture looks like a 100 year old house it was built only about 12 years ago. We have stayed in a lot of B and B's and this has to be one of the best. It has five very large suits that...

Thank John M
Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Compass Rose. Thank you for the kind words in your review and thanks to your children for choosing our Inn for your get-away. We hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Inn was very comfortable and well appointed, with all that we needed to make our stay enjoyable, not least of which was an excellent breakfast mini-buffet with both warm and cold options, fresh fruit, and best of all - plenty of coffee! The host was helpful and the innkeeper was gracious. I did note that a station that was...

Thank bubbles-in-tub
Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your recent review of our Inn. Your kind words were greatly appreciated. We are so pleased you chose the Compass Rose Inn for your birthday celebration. We apologize for the music filtering into your room during the night and have taken steps to make sure the sound is turned off during the night hours. Thanks...

County Armagh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing stay, lovely staff and a great location. Nice breakfast offered fresh fruit, cereals, tea and coffee, eggs and sausages, omelettes or quiche and of course nice pastries for afters! Our bedroom was lovely and very spacious with very nice furnishings. Mini Molton brown shower gel, shampoo and conditioner in the ensuite. Shower over the bath, nice sized bath if...

Thank Clare R
Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay at the Compass Rose Inn and thank you for your kind words. Our staff strives to make your stay at the Inn as comfortable as possible. Kate, our Innkeeper, provides you with a delicious and varied breakfast to start your day as you visit Newburyport and all it has to offer....

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the heart of downtown Newburyport, you'll find a hidden treasure called Compass Rose. This sophisticated all-suite Inn offers you the opportunity to relax and experience the character and historic charm of a picturesque New England town. Compass Rose is a newly constructed Federal style mansion incorporating period ambiance with state of the art comfort and safety. Our spacious accommodations include five elegant three-room suites; each with a fire placed sitting room, bedroom with king sized bed and a luxurious private bath and a dressing alcove. We offer a convenient first floor suite for our visitors who prefer not to use stairs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Compass Rose Inn

Address: 5 1/2 Center St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2722
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Newburyport
Price Range: ₹ 14,958 - ₹ 17,259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Compass Rose Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“They have great suites with fireplaces”
 of 5 bubbles 622wendyd, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Suite one is the most accessible as it is on the ground level.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelDadSanDiego, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are front to back in this Inn.”
 of 5 bubbles scfffr, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the 3rd floor may be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles bubbles-in-tub, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Be prepared to lug your suitcase up the stairs yourself. Kate is elderly and was unable/unwilling to help us.”
 of 5 bubbles Montaine2, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
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