We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 20 Gloucester B&Bs / inns

The Colonial Inn Gloucester

Save Saved
You added The Colonial Inn Gloucester to your Saves list
28 Eastern Point Rd, Gloucester, MA 01930
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
  • Overview
  • Reviews (30)
  • Photos (8)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (10)
  • Location
  • More
The Colonial Inn Gloucester
Ranked #7 of 20 Gloucester B&B and Inns
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Gloucester
Check In Check Out
true
Write a Review

30 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    14
    6
    8
    1
    1
See reviews for
7
11
1
Business
0
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (10)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Zurich, Switzerland
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this B&B as part of a trip to New England and from the photographs on the web it looked ok. The actual building, from the outside, was ok! It looked really nice and it was conveniently located. Eating breakfast outside on the veranda was great but inside it was a bit run down. It wasn't dirty or falling... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tom and his brother Mike run a gorgeous inn. I was grateful for room 7, huge, sea view, super clean and nicely decorated. 5 min walk to Stony Neck artists colony and Niles beach! The porch is a delight. I appreciated the (strong) coffee and continental breakfast. Only wish they had more nights for me to stay! Reasonably priced, too.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Naples, Florida
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
8 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Farnham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Unionville, Connecticut, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Hartford, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Lebanon, New Hampshire
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage The Colonial Inn Gloucester, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to The Colonial Inn Gloucester? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Colonial Inn Gloucester

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

8 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (9)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (5)
Viewed
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Gloucester with
any amenities

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Colonial Inn Gloucester staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer