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Good Harbor Beach Inn

1 Salt Island Road, Gloucester, MA 01930
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Good Harbor Beach Inn
Ranked #15 of 20 Gloucester B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Oakland, California
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132 reviews 132 reviews
13 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

This modest inn of 14 rooms is situated right, and I mean right, on Good Harbor Beach. A number of rooms have spectacular views looking right down the beach. Each room is very simply furnished with knotty pine walls, small bathrooms and somewhat outdated furniture. But, the location more than makes up for the lack of amenities in the rooms.... More

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9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

On several ocassions we have chosen the Good Harbor Beach Inn as a spot to explore the Rockport/Gloucester area with our dogs. The location is superb, the views and sounds of the ocean omnipresent. Although the rooms are simply furnished, they provide the necessary comfort. The prices are reasonable and the staff at the front desk are always helpful. A... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

The beach itself is beautiful, the sand is clean and soft, there are good waves in the (very cold) water, there's an island you can walk to and an area of shallow water with rocks (kids enjoy finding crabs etc there). There are rinsing showers and clean restrooms. There are lifeguards on duty but they don't really help and serve,... More

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Belchertown, Massachusetts, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

Hotel is old but location is wonderful. Staff is friendly. You will not be happy with this hotel if you want to stay in a nice place with amenities and a pool. The beach is wonderful the rooms are old but the sheets are clean and the showers are hot. Dogs are allowed in the spring and fall.

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Pepperell, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

A friend and I did a no-husband weekend here, and got a room with twin beds and a view of the beach. It was perfect for us. The room was small, but perfectly adequate, since we spent most of our time on the beach or in town. It was very clean, in need of small repairs (e.g. a couple tiles... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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59 reviews 59 reviews
28 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

The rooms are simple but clean, two double beds except for two rooms with a single double bed (Room 17 has tempur-pedic mattress). Right on the beach. Restaurant short walk away and the snack shop is open in the summer with drinks, snacks and sandwiches. Been going for 21 years so I guess you can tell we like it a... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

Location isn't everything! This accommodation is an insult to the beautiful beach surrounding it. It opened in the early 1960's and has had NO UPDATES and LITTLE MAINTAINANCE SINCE. Don't be fooled by other descriptions, rustic it ain't, decapitated, filthy, and broken down is more like it. Decking has almost no paint left but plenty of slimey mold. Carpets, walls,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

We've been regular visitors for about 4yrs now. The location right on the beach and the convenience of the courtyard make it a great place for a large family gathering. It is very rustic, maybe overpriced, but the location and views are to die for! We have found the staff to be friendly and flexible and have not regretted our... More

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12 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

its not fancy but its rite smack on such a gorgeous beach,its like being in a cabin,rustic.. most rooms have 2 beds hot water, shower,fridge, lil heaters if ur chilly & open your door & step out on the sand its all i need ;)) lobby provides coffee & snacks for breakfast & during the summer they open their lil... More

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Washington, D.C.
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2011

Although nicely situated at Good Harbor beach, keep away from this broken down and overpriced cheaply maintained motel with it's cracked chipping paint, it's abundance of weeds, broken windows, dirty cheap lawn chairs and nasty policies. The desk insists you check out of your room and parking spot by 10:30am and threaten to charge you if you go over. No... More

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Also Known As:
Good Harbor Beach Hotel Gloucester
Good Harbor Beach Hotel
Good Harbor Beach Inn Gloucester, MA - Cape Ann
Address: 1 Salt Island Road, Gloucester, MA 01930
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Gloucester
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Ranked #15 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Gloucester

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