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Bass Rocks Ocean Inn

3.0 of 5 107 Atlantic Road, Gloucester, MA 01930
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Dublin, Ireland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
8 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a splendidly located inn on the granite shore just outside Gloucester. Great location with stunning views and fantastic shoreline walks. Rooms are comfortable. Bathrooms, though small, are adequate. Air con and heating work fine. Staff generally are excellent with the exception of some of the waiting staff at breakfast. And there's the problem: the breakfast ! Totally inadequate... More

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Oakville, Connecticut
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just spent 4 nights at Bass Rocks and the location and view is absolutely stunning! I really enjoyed the heated pool and fire pit. The grounds and rooms are very clean and I liked having ample supply of water and breakfast provided daily. The room is basic motel (but clean) and a very small bathroom but you pay for the... More

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Stockbridge, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been going to the Bass Rocks since it was a Best Western years ago. There have been a lot of updates, including a new pool, hot tub, and gas flame fire pit. This is a perfect location right on the granite shoreline of the Atlantic Ocean. You also have a great view of the Twin Lighthouses. Did I... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes..it's a glorified motel. The main room where a sub par breakfast of canned fruit salad, or totally unripened rock hard or green bananas and baseball nectarines, mini noses of cereal, sugar laden yoghurt cups, and all heavy low quality breads was has beautiful antiques. The very inexperienced "summer kids" will plow into you at the buffet as they hurry... More

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Phoenix, AZ
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hubs and I stayed here with our two 13-year-olds. The room was roomy and very well-kept- and each one includes a gorgeous ocean view. Staff is friendly and helpful- and breakfast is included! We couldn't have been happier with our stay.

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Anaheim Hills, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Im used to 4 and 5 star accomdations, and although the outside looks okay, the inside lives up to my expectations. It appeared to be all NEW interior, with very comfortable beds. The bathroom is small but I wasnt there to spend time in the bathroom. There is a nice walking path along the ocean that runs a couple miles... More

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Lexington, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the inn last week and enjoyed every part of our stay. The service was impeccable, the room was clean and the view was to die for. My husband rode one of the inn's bikes around town while I enjoyed spending time lounging at the pool. We love Good Harbor and had great meals at... More

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Lake Peekskill, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here just this past weekend (July 11-July 14) and couldn't be happier with our experience. We're both very picky when it comes to hotels and the hotel's location. The Bass Rocks Ocean Inn is located across the road from some of the most beautiful Ocean you can see on the East Coast. It's quite literally... More

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Brooklyn, New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed this past weekend. What a great place to stay! The rooms are renovated with flat screen tvs. The bed was very comfy. Basically all the rooms have an ocean view except for the ones in the main house. I recommend staying on the first vs the 2nd floor. Same views and you don't need to... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very clean. Nice pool, great location. Very friendly staff. The room was nice and had a great view of the ocean. They cover all the details really nicely, all the way down to cream in the fridge for the coffee.

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Address: 107 Atlantic Road, Gloucester, MA 01930
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Gloucester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Bass Rocks Ocean Inn 3*
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Bass Rocks Ocean Hotel Gloucester
Bass Rocks Ocean Gloucester
Bass Rocks Ocean Inn Gloucester, MA - Cape Ann

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The premier oceanfront hotel and historic inn, Bass Rocks Ocean Inn was built on the rocky coastline of Cape Ann, home to America's Oldest Seaport. Beautifully restored Stacy House (1899) suites with pillow-top beds, flat panel t.V.'S, and Jacuzzi tubs. Individual suites offer gas fireplace, separate sitting and sleeping rooms or wrap-around view. Modern Oceanfront House and Seaside House open onto patios or balconies with sweeping views across the lawn and out to sea ... more   less 
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