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Cape Ann Motor Inn

33 Rockport Rd., Gloucester, MA 01930
Cape Ann Motor Inn
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Putnam, Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Looking at the outside of the property, my husband and I were impressed with the flowers and general upkeep. You can imagine our surprise when we opened the door to our third floor room and found it to be in such rough shape. The room had not been cleaned. There was crumbs on top of the bureau and the bathtub... More 

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McCaysville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Returned once again to a favorite place. This great motel, located right by the water, sits on the sand just feet from Cape Ann waters. I have stayed here several times and had such good experiences. Very clean, friendly, sit on the deck just outside of your room and watch sunrise or the gentle action of the surf. The gentle... More 

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East Brookfield, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I have been coming to this hotel for years and love the oceanfront view! It's dog friendly, has kitchenettes in many rooms and has very reasonable off season rates. Yes it is a little run down but the views make up for it. One aspect to improve upon: the hotel needs to invest in 24 hour on call staff because... More 

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Erving, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We frequently plan a Christmas getaway here. The beach is just as beautiful in the winter as the summer. Our dog loves staying here too. On the end of a mile long beach, sunrise is glorious and snowstorms amazing. Try it!

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Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is an amazing spot right on the water, and perfect for the off season when it is only $85 a night! The Taj Mahal it is not, but all rooms are right on the water, and it is family owned. Nice quiet location at the end of a dead end. Sit on your porch and watch the surf!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

we figured it was fine, right on the beach. In winter they let homeless people stay in empty rooms, and the people next to us fought all night, threatening to kill each other, slamming doors, swearing in disgusting language! No sleep, scared to death! We went outside at 2:30 in the morning because we couldn't stand it any more, I... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I went with a friend who's stayed many times over the years. It was my first visit. Gloucester can be a crazy tourist place in the summer, but this Inn is tucked away in a residential neighborhood and very peaceful. There is a large cove that provides a tranquil environment and a big beach perfect for children. A sandwich shop... More 

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Utica, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Just returned today from a weeks trip to Gloucester staying @ the Cape Ann Motor inn.No it's not the Ritz but the prices also are not.Clean, comfortable,quiet and very friendly staff and owner.Location is outstanding literally on the beach .The coffee is always on and the danishes are good.Another big plus is it's pet friendly.This was our 3rd stay and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Almost like going to Camp this hotel is anything but 4 Star. But what it lacks in amenities it makes up in location and some charm. Most of all these kitchenettes are literally on the beach and great prices. So bring your own Foo-foo stuff a beach towel good book and enjoy the stunning view. Enjoy!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We stayed at Cape Ann anticipating a wonderful end to an excellent trip around New England. Sadly the only good thing about this inn is the beautiful view from the rooms. The rooms are dated and grimy - to the point of needing to wash the crockery before we could even make a hot drink. The walkway/verandah was in need... More 

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