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The Inn at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate

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280 Argilla Road, Ipswich, MA 01938
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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

After most hectic family holiday we spontaneously (morning of 12/31) decided to escape for New Year's. Inn had one room available, sooo glad! No dinner Rez (I'm annoying foodie), literally packed bag & flew out the door, called innkeeper, no prob....Camilla handled everything....8PM at Ithaki, wonderful Greek/Mediterranean fare! Inn charming in every way; gorgeous millwork, muted sea grey/blue tones setting... More 

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Center Harbor, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

I had a reservation here earlier in the year but had to cancel. They were so nice here and moved reservation. Very clean and comfy room (florence) with excellent marsh and ocean view. Great breakfast and it was quite fine being so close to the Castle and the beach for New Years walking. terrific. the service here from top to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

This was our second stay at the Inn. Exactly 4 years ago, we had our first weekend away as a couple there, and had such a memorable, romantic experience, we decided to do it again. The Inn was beautifully decorated for Christmas, with a gorgeous roaring fire to greet us in the living room. I can't say enough about the... More 

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

The Inn at Castle Hill is one of our favorite places to stay. The picturesque setting by the sea is beautiful and there are scenic walking paths throughout the property that we really enjoy. The rooms are charming and the beds are very comfortable. We love the peaceful, quiet atmosphere and the warm, welcoming staff always make us feel at... More 

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Florence, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

The Inn at Castle Hill is one of our favorite places to unwind. It is beautifully situated with views of the ocean, Crane Beach, and the marsh. It is quiet, and it has no TVs or telephones. There is a working fireplace in the common room which is wonderful on cold winter evenings. Breakfasts are gourmet and excellent. Service is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Beautiful Inn. We always love staying here. Staff very friendly and accommadating. Clean, comfortable rooms. Short walk to the beach. Close to Ipswich, Rockport and Newburyport. One of my favorite places to stay on the New England coast.

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Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

A birthday gift, the Inn was a delight. The Inn is set on the historic Crane Estate. After a fascinating, educational tour of the Estate, the picturesque Inn provided a beautiful relaxing way to end the day.

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Darien, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

My husband and I hosted a luncheon at The Tavern at the Inn at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate during a full day tour of sights outside of Boston for a group of former executives of a major oil company. The Tavern was absolutely perfect, not only for its rustic ambiance and fantastic views, but also because of the... More 

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Amagansett, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

My wife and I like the Crane Hill Inn very much. Room was nicely decorated and clean. Not over furnished but tasteful traditional, New England, minimalist / shaker feel. Nothing fancy just right. Felt very peaceful in such a pretty retreat location which was good for fresh air and walking. The main house is stunning as is the long beach.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Spent a Friday night in the Burnham suite, which sleeps two in a double bed plus a third in a very comfortable day bed *in another room with its own bathroom*. Much cheaper than two rooms. On the third floor, but the stairs are easy, even for a 78-year-old. The views from the suite are spectacular. Short breakfast menu but... More 

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