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1 Salt Island Road, Gloucester, MA 01930
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Good Harbor Beach Inn
Ranked #13 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Me & my husband stayed here 3 years ago in Room 17 – beautiful room, fantastic view of the ocean. If I was reviewing that now, I’d give it 5 stars. Couldn’t wait to come back! Flash forward to summer 2014, we got room 16. Gross. Turns out they have not updated any of these rooms since the Inn was... More

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Salem, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room is small but clean and has two double beds so is suited for a family of four. There is a good size refrigerator and it is air conditioned. No means to heat or cook anything except for a microwave in the office. The staff and housekeeping were very pleasant and helpful allowing our children to park at the... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As the other reviewers have stated, Good Harbor Beach Inn is a modest hotel, with friendly staff and clean rooms, but the main reason people come back here year after year (and some families have been returning for 40 years!) is that you walk out your door and you're on the best beach in Gloucester. (Some would say the best... More

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Albany, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Wednesday, my Wife and I decided to try our luck at booking a last minute deal on a room at Good Harbor beach in Gloucester. We have relatives who were staying at the Vista up the street, but that was booked, so I tried the Good Harbor Beach Inn. Lucky for us, there was a room available for Friday... More

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Went recently with my boyfriend, not flashy, somewhat outdated but the room was quaint with a beach cottage feel…knotty pine paneling, 2 queen beds , and an air conditioner and refrigerator in the rooms (a plus). Outside courtyard area with many tables very nice to sit and eat breakfast or have a snack. Snack bar right there …. and this... More

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46 reviews 46 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Went recently w/ my hubby for a long weekend, it was quite nice, this is a quaint little inn/motel, w/ a cozy lobby, they have coffee and poptarts/donuts in the mornings. The rooms aren't bad, basic, all are super clean, especially the bathrooms, they do a nice job. Knotty pine walls, 2 beds in most of the rooms (double beds),... More

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Oakland, California
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142 reviews 142 reviews
15 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Address: 1 Salt Island Road, Gloucester, MA 01930
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Gloucester
Also Known As:
Good Harbor Beach Hotel Gloucester
Good Harbor Beach Inn Gloucester, MA - Cape Ann

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