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The Colonial Inn Gloucester

28 Eastern Point Rd, Gloucester, MA 01930
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The Colonial Inn Gloucester
Ranked #8 of 20 Gloucester B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Naples, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Years ago this was probably a gem in Gloucester. However, little has been done to update the facilities for quite some time. Little things like kleenex, shampoo, and hair dryers would certainly make the visit more enjoyable. Even a coffee pot in the room would have been appreciated since there was nothing else for us to eat.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

This holiday we deliberately chose B and B's to stay in, this one was the most expensive of all the ones we stayed in and the worst. We arrived during the allotted time but there was no one to greet us, we found an envelope with our names on it on a table. The room was clean but basic, the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

Our family just stayed at the Colonial Inn in Gloucester and we really enjoyed our time there. This Inn is so charming, has lots of character , is located in a beautiful setting, and is run by a gracious family. Mike and Tommy are so accommodating and will make you feel right at home from the moment you arrive. This... More

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Unionville, Connecticut, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Found it by good fortune. Spoke with Tom and after a couple of minutes of conversation I felt like we'd known each other for years. Everything about the house is authentic B&B and Tom goes out of his way to make you feel like while you're there it's as much yours as it is his. Have never slept on a... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

The staff at the Colonial Inn were very friendly and accommodating to all our requests and even gave us a discount due to a leaky toilet. They gave us tips on dining and sightseeing, which were quite good. While the view was lovely from the porch, the rooms were average, yet comfortable overall. If you are looking for an upscale... More

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Lebanon, New Hampshire
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The Colonial Inn is the perfect casual B&B for your seaside retreat offering clean attractive rooms, comfortable beds, plenty of towels, mini-fridge, wifi and coffee, toast, muffins and yogurt to begin your day. Innkeepers; Barbara, Tom and Mike are great …always unfailingly gracious and friendly. We have been visiting the Colonial for many years and it is like visiting family.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The Colonial Inn, is a laid back easy going place to stay on Cape Ann.You can walk almost anywhere in Gloucester from here and it's a short drive to any of the other Towns on the Cape.The Inn is clean friendly and convenient, with a precious commodity, parking! An easy walk to the beach, restaurants, Rocky Neck artists colony and... More

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

My wife and I headed up from Boston for a necessary but all-to-brief two-day getaway. We chose the Colonial Inn because it received many positive reviews here, was a simple place (we're not luxury types), and is in a nice location close, but not too close, to downtown Gloucester. This was a great choice on our part. The inn is... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I visited the Colonial Inn of Gloucester from Wyoming where B&Bs are uncommon. This was our second experience at a B&B and we enjoyed this place. Beautiful location right by water at Cape Ann, lovely grounds. The trees and honeysuckle bushes smelled amazing! The room was simple but very clean and fresh with a beautiful view of... More

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Glens Falls, New York, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

When my husband and I drove out to Gloucester with our 7 month old baby in 2001, we had no idea where we were going to stay. It was dark when we arrived and we didn't expect to find a place. Luckily, my husband spotted the inn. It was hard to see in the dark, but even so the old... More

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Address: 28 Eastern Point Rd, Gloucester, MA 01930
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Gloucester
Also Known As:
The Colonial Inn Gloucester MA - Cape Ann

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