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Charles Hovey House

2.5 of 5
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4 Hovey Street, Gloucester, MA 01930
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Amarillo, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

What a wonderful place to stay while in Gloucester. The view of the bay was truly amazing from the Plaid Room as well as from the front porch. Breakfast was lovely. Jane is a great host and don't miss meeting her precious 4 legged helper!

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Somers, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The Charles Hovey House was a perfect place for our anniversary weekend get-away.A beautiful and spacious room with the most gorgeous view of the bay...Jane, the owner, prepared delicious breakfasts, gave us great restaurant recommendations and shared so much of the history of The Charles Hovey House. Breakfast was served in the dining room but taking it outside to the... More 

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Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

I've been staying in various hotels for the past 40 years and CHH really stands out. The position is brilliant looking over the bay, the house itself is like stepping back into the past, BUT, everything works as it should and it also has wifi. Added to the above, Jane, the owner, is very welcoming and an encyclopaedia of historical... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

The view was fantastic! Our hosts were so friendly, knowledgeable, and accommodating!! The food was delicious, and our room was grand!! A wonderful old house with charm and ambience. You won't want to leave--we certainly didn't want to!!We hope to return soon....unbeatable in every way!!

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Central Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

We stayed at Charles Hovey House over the Labor Day Weekend which happened to be Schooner Days in Gloucester. What a wonderful location to enjoy this festival. We walked down the hill to join the crowds in the harbore listening to live music and visiting concession stands of all types. The evening finished with fireworks which you could see very... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Great place! Everybody was nice and made us feel at home. Hovey house is a charming place, old, but very comfortable. Six rooms there, each one with a different ambiance. We spent 4 nights there. Breakfasts were never the same. We met Nice people from US, France and even Japan. Will go back perhaps to stay in another room...for the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

When we arrived in Gloucester ,we did not have any lodging. we found Hovey House online ,it was the only location with any vacancy in town .How lucky we were finding this gem. Jane was very helpful & welcoming .Hovey House is beyond a B&B it is an experience . Every room is so well decorated with the finest details... More 

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Saint Paul Park, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The Hovey House was perfect for my stay as a single traveler - beautiful locale, lovely veranda to relax on, a view to die for! Jan and Connie went out of their way to make me feel welcome. Met some very nice fellow travelers (that's why I love B&Bs), and was extremely satisfied with my room. If you're looking for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

What a peaceful place to unwind! The house was built in 1845 and has the charm and furniture from that period. We were greeted by the resident gray hound Penny and owner Jane. We sat on the front porch and just stared out over the harbor for hours. Very mesmerizing. The rooms were very clean, cozy will very comfortable mattresses.... More 

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Jane281, Guest Relations Manager at Charles Hovey House, responded to this review

It was a total pleasure having you come stay with us. Thank you again for picking us to stay with. Hope to see you soon. More 

Westwood, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Confirmed a reservation with Jane at the Hovey House 7/23 for our stay 7/24. While enjoying our day at the beach in Maine on 7/24 we received a phone call (the day of our check in) 3 hrs prior to check in apologizing that they had overbooked and they no longer had a room for us. Doesn't say much for... More 

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Jane281, Owner at Charles Hovey House, responded to this review

I don't believe you and I ever spoke and you did not stay here. Your husband booked a room at the last minute. When I realized that I didn’t have the room available that I thought I had, I located two other rooms nearby, one at a place that had been your husband’s first choice and another option. I then... More 

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