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Captains Lodge Motel

237 Eastern Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930
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Ranked #5 of 5 hotels in Gloucester
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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English first
New York City, New York
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
2 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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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Casper, Wyoming
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We picked this place for the price - and knew going into it there wouldn't be anything fancy. The room was large, with really high ceilings. I felt like it was probably a very popular hotel 30 or 40 years ago - but hasn't been updated since then. The bathroom was clean and it included a bottle opener on the... More

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Clinton, Connecticut
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would not stay here. The place had a musty smell when we walked in. There were burn holes in the carpet from previous smokers. This means the carpet has been down for a long time. The shower curtain had mold on it. When I see places like this, I always wonder if there are clean sheets on the bed.... More

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Albany, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The most affordable in Gloucester, especially when they give you a beach pass to waive the $15 parking at Good Harbor. It's your basic hotel, and with a lot of the old fixtures of the past. It isn't updated and it may annoy those who are used to chain hotels. In my experiences (4x!) it has always been clean, stocked,... More

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North Conway, New Hampshire
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

it was clean, to many people live here. there was no coffee maker. nor was there any available in the office. the only ice was in the office which was a long walk from our room and closed at 10:00 leaving nobody to call when the residents were still out and being quite noisy at 11:30,

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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This is one of the friendliest motels around. The people at the front desk are amazing to work with, very polite and caring. And take time to understand what you want during your visit. The rooms have improved alot over the years. I'm happy to say I will be coming back here !!

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LaSalle, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

This place is so dirty the beds smell like mold the walls dirty and hind the beds ... No service no wifi don't let them fool you that it works because it doesn't and the phones suck the bathrooms are so old and the tubs are worn out and chipped!!!! I can't believe they are still in business !!!! When... More

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Address: 237 Eastern Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Gloucester
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