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Captains Lodge Motel

237 Eastern Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Millis, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Family lives there and uses small pool which they do not open to guests. Building is ancient with large rooms and vauted ceilings - like an old chalet. Walls, floors, carpet, tile all decades old. It was clean to the extent that it could be. Bed linens had holes from wear. They ran my credit card through before I even... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff here was pleasant and the price was right. The room was reasonably clean, but is in serious need of refurbishment. The age of the carpeting caused a musty smell. But it was ok. It was tolerable.

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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This is definitely the worse motel I have stayed at. I don't know where to begin...the sheets had burn holes in them, the door frames had big gaps around them where snow was able to come in, we had to leave the heat on 90 degrees the whole time we were there because it blew slightly warm air, the hot... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I am from Gloucester and have stayed a few times. It is run by an Indien woman who is greedy an shows a vindictive pleasure from taking the cash from the many homeless people who stay there. There is a chubby cheerful man working there who gives the place a nice vibe but the rooms are nicotine stained and smell... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This place should be condemned. I stoped by to check it out for a two night stay. I demanded to see the room first. When the door opened the smell brought tears to my eyes. The carpet was so heavily stained you wondered what color it was . The smell was as bad as it gets. I have stayed in... More 

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Glenmont, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The desk employees were very friendly and helpful. This is a budget motel and it could use some updating. The owners of this motel seem to be trying. Our room was very large and relatively clean. There was no odor in the room and it was quiet through the night. For a one night stay it was more than adequate.

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The new owners seem to be trying to make it better, but it's a dump. For the price, you can use another service to find entire apts or rooms to rent (I did, after the first night). The rooms smell moldy. Everything looks like it was last updated 20-30 years ago. Rooms are fairly dark. The pool is OK and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This motel should probably be reported to the health department. The worst thing that was severely disgusting is that my shower curtain had mildew growing on it. Besides that – the room was very dated, tiles were falling apart in bathroom, electrical outlet by sink did not work, bathroom door was broken but the there was a bottle opener on... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Pictures shown on website must have been taken in the 50's before the place got so beat up, neglected and dirty. Worst part was the smell. Room smelled like a dirty old ashtray in a musty basement. Exposed wiring sticking out from the ceiling on the "chandelier". Bathtub chipped & rusted. Not enough towels for 2 people. The stove/sink/refrigerator combo... More 

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Moscow
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We stayed overnight here. Read all the terrible reviews but it was the only room left in Gloucester for under $300. Since it was just one night, we gave it a chance. It def needs upgrading which should be a cheap do. Needs new carpeting and mattresses. Has a nice pool area. In it's day, this was nice. It is... More 

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