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Cape Ann Motor Inn

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33 Rockport Rd., Gloucester, MA 01930
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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
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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68 reviews 68 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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
5 reviews 5 reviews
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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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191 reviews 191 reviews
21 hotel reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Right on the beach, clean and pets were welcomed. This review would have had a higher rating if the women answering the phone and at the front desk (Michelle ?) Had a better attitude. She was rude, abrupt and never said a word as we got coffee. The rest of the staff was very friendly. We will go back again... More 

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Freeport, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

stopped by at 7pm hoping to find a room in mid september. what a treat this room was on a beautiful beach. we slept with the sound of the waves rolling in....awesome.. the weather was great and we have never been to long beach. the coffee and donuts in am were really good too! we enjoyed the location very much,... More 

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Western Massachusetts
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Again this year and loved it. Always a pleasure. The staff remembers you from year to year. Perfect beach location. View of beach from every room. Listening to the waves at night put you right to sleep.

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Clearwater, Florida
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stayed two nights at the Cape Ann motor Inn. What a love!y view of Long Beach. Can't beat this view. You are right on the water. Hotel offers great coffee and a donut in the ams!! Rooms are small with two queen beds. Hotel management needs to purchase better towels for the petite bathroom. Or bring your own!!!

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Additional Information about Cape Ann Motor Inn

Address: 33 Rockport Rd., Gloucester, MA 01930
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Gloucester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 31
Also Known As:
Cape Ann Motor Hotel Gloucester
Cape Ann Motor Inn Gloucester, MA

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