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Blue Shutters Beachside Inn

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1 Nautilus Ave., Gloucester, MA 01930
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Blue Shutters Beachside Inn
Ranked #2 of 20 Gloucester B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Pender Island, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived excited after experiencing a fabulous B&B in Provincetown. What we first saw was an extremely messy yard. Red flag. Location appeared good. We packed up and as soon as we entered we were struck by a stale old house smell. Entering our deluxe room we observed a dated, tacky, noisey dirty carpeted room. The bed was nothing but... More

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Melrose, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a Travel Agent I do travel quite a bit and I may say the Blue Shutters is a great spot. The owners Ed, AnnMarie, Patty & Tony go out of their way to make sure that everything is perfect. Cant wait to go back again and again.

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Ontario, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed here early September and it was a positive experience. I'm not a huge fan of B & B inn but once we arrived, the owners were really friendly and helpful. The house is very quaint with great views. The beach is right across the street and we stayed out on the beach until late with... More

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Cromwell, Connecticut
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I can't say enough about this great place. Lets start with the owners. Ed, Tony, Marie, and Pat were so hospitable they were like family. They took the time to give us great information about where to go and what to do. They let us keep our car parked there and use the Inns facilities for the rest of the... More

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East Sussex
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143 reviews 143 reviews
40 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

It certainly has delightful views of the beach. The layout of the hotel causes a few issues. We had chosen a room with it's own bathroom, which was across the corridor, but clearly marked as belonging to our room. We shared it with our friends next door, but kept finding other people using it. The hotel was very full when... More

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Steps from the beach (quite literally). Immaculate. Lovely Hosts. Great for the kids (2 and 6) with ocean waves and tidal pools to play in. Lifeguards on duty. Could not imagine a better beach getaway. We didn't need to bring much of anything except our bathing suits and sunscreen. Easy shopping within walking distance and a barbecue set up on... More

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New York City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Smokers (usually so maligned) will love this place as there were ashtrays outdoors for them. Location, location, location - perfect. Clean and comfortable but not classy. The rooms ranged from adequate to very nice. Only some have water views, but the accomodations may outweigh the lack of view - some have porches and kitchens but no view. HOWEVER - the... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Location, location, location! Very nice place, hospitable hosts, right by the beach without being directly on it. Breakfast was a few simple items you could help yourself to but that was enough for us. I left my swimsuit there and they called to make me aware of it. They promised to send it to me and I am currently waiting... More

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Windsor Locks, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We were looking for a quaint place/beach to getway to for a few days. We found exactly what were looking for at Good Harbor Beach and the Blue Shutters Inn. Good Harbor Beach is a hidden gem. The Blue Shutters Inn was just a short walk to the beach. The Inn was clean, quaint and comfortable. The owners at the... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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83 reviews 83 reviews
18 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We loved our stay at Blue Shutters Beachside Inn. The innkeepers were gracious, hospitable, accommodating and helpful. Our room was clean, nicely decorated and had great views of ocean and light houses. The location is fantastic - across the street and over a footbridge to the beautiful Good Harbor Beach. There are picnic tables and a fire pit at the... More

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Additional Information about Blue Shutters Beachside Inn

Address: 1 Nautilus Ave., Gloucester, MA 01930
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Gloucester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Blue Shutters Beachside Hotel Gloucester
Blue Shutters Beachside Inn Gloucester, MA - Cape Ann

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