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Crow's Nest Inn

334 Main St., Gloucester, MA 01930
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Crow's Nest Inn
Ranked #14 of 20 Gloucester B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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South Hadley, Massachusetts, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

For $65-75 a night you can get a sweet, sound, warm, clean room with a view of the water in Gloucester's working harbor. In New England, such low prices for overnight lodgings are almost unheard of! (unlike out West). The Crow's Nest looks like it might be divey and seedy but it isn't: these are simple accommodations but they are... More

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Helston, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

My partner and I stayed here for 2 nights in late August. We wanted to visit Gloucester, but were finding it hard to get a reasonably price room. Read the reviews and thought we'll give it a try. The Crow's Nest is situated on a fairly busy road, but we had a room on the 2nd floor at the back.... More

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Jupiter, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

The rooms are not plush, but very comfortable and extremely clean. NIce hot showers and great water pressure. We had a great night sleep. At $75 per night, it's a great value for those who don't mind the basics. We loved the bar and the locals. They were extremely friendly and we shared stories about fishing Florida vs. Mass. One... More

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New Jersey
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
26 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

This is a great place to stay if you're on a budget and want to see Gloucester. For $75.00 per night I had a room on the 2nd floor facing the front. Room was clean and everything worked. Beginning a single woman I had no problem going into the bar and picking up a key. No one bothered me. I... More

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south yorkshire
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
32 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

First impressions are that you collect your key from a raucous bar on the wharf. Don't be surprised if they assume you are a prostitute taking a man to a room.. Once you get upstairs the room is BRAND NEW! The street is noisy but the price is half of what you pay in other local places. It is clean... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Staying at the crow's nest, expect a special experience. Very far from luxury, even from average motel (old fashioned, or rather plain old furniture, months of dust on semi-broken shades, etc), but gives you a unique feel of the fishermen town of Gloucester. In the summer, where you are mostly out of your room anyway, it is probably the best... More

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Milan, Italy
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012 via mobile

it is quite strange to enter a pub to check in the people working there are kind. my room was on the 2nd floor and cattying up the luggage was not easy. the room was small but with everything you need (ashtraier included and you can smoke!). quote a walk to the fisheramn's memorial but close to the fisher harbor... More

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Bridgewater, Massachusetts
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Just spent 2 nights at the dirtiest, nastiest, hotel .. locals quoted:are you kidding me you can't stay there you women are crazy...awoken at 2:30am to the sounds of a rumble in the next room, people screaming outside the bar. Just pure filth...the ac didn't work,it was so full of dust/dirt that we had to wipe off to see if... More

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Denmark
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82 reviews 82 reviews
24 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

If you are out for an adventure - Stay on top of the Crows nest bar - a real hang out for fishermen and what ever hangs around in the harbour area. Check in at the bar (very friendly) and walk UP the street to the back of the building. If you can work out the keys and find the... More

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Edwardsville, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

The room was clean, but outdated. Our room was on the second floor, so it helped cut down on the noise from the bar, but no elevator so lots of stairs. If you have small children I would stay elsewhere. The stairs were steep and concrete. There is no parking so you have to search for a place in front... More

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Also Known As:
Crow's Nest Inn Gloucester, MA - Cape Ann
Address: 334 Main St., Gloucester, MA 01930
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Gloucester
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Ranked #14 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Gloucester
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