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The Inn at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate

280 Argilla Road, Ipswich, MA 01938
The Inn at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In Sept. of 2014 we were on vacation in Mass, staying at our timeshare in Bentley Brook. We decided to leave a few days early and travel to Western Mass. We googled Bed and Breakfasts in Worchester, Mass and found The Inn at Castle Hill and we found a GEM! Upon our arrival we were able to choose our own... More 

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Snow Hill. MD
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The most beautiful property with gorgeous grounds and plush rooms. Close to great local restaurants and the beach can be seen and heard from your window. The staff is courteous and efficient. Rooms include an amazing breakfast prepared to order. The linens on the beds are fabulous and the rooms airy, clean and filled with period furniture.

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tristate NYC area
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106 reviews 106 reviews
43 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This was our second stay in the fall at the inn and I hope there will be many more as it has become one of my favorite places to stay and explore. Arriving midweek we had the inn to ourselves for a few days so it felt like our own home. This is particularly appreciated when enjoying the fireplace at... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We spent just one Sunday night at the Inn at Castle Hill on July 13, 2014. We could not have picked a more perfect place to indulge in a romantic, serene, cozy night away near the beach. The inn itself is beautiful and located on the gorgeous grounds of The Crane Estate in Ipswich, MA. There are gorgeous views of... More 

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Brookline, Massachusetts
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I need to get out of the city once in a while and I like it to be easy. I need sun and sand and nature and ease of human contact when I do this. I got just that and more at the Inn. A gracious, helpful, non intrusive welcome greeted me when I checked in with a sincerity that... More 

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Needham, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The inn is a fabulous and special escape on the North Shore. It's peaceful, elegant and even smells great. The service is what you want it to be, helpful, competent, but never imposing. Tastefully decorated rooms each with their own character and charm. Waking up to breakfast at the inn and storing homemade cookies in the pantry makes you feel... More 

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The Inn at Castle Hill is in a truly magical location close to Crane's Beach and overlooking the salt marshes. Our room was elegant, spotless and very, very quiet -- it made for a very good night's sleep. That, and the wonderful linens!

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Bad experience overall - made reservation one year in advance and prepaid - call three times prior to arrival to make sure everything was okay and prepayment received. Always got a yes. Upon arrival asked for credit card and I said it was prepayed and they said yes it was for incidentals - after I left they charged my card... More 

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CastleHillIpswich, Innkeeper at The Inn at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, responded to this review

I’m truly sorry to hear you were disappointed with your stay, and clearly there was miscommunication about our rates and policies. In order to ensure our guests are aware of our rates and billing policies, we do send out an email confirmation and have all our guests sign a registration at check-in that clearly states the room rate and policies.... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
13 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Ipswich, a suburb of Boston, is the home of Crane Beach, a remarkable, long, wide, sandy beach that is a popular swimming spot in warmer months and a fabulous place to walk in cooler ones. The Inn at Castle Hill is a pleasant old inn less than a mile from the Beach entrance, with glorious salt marshes around most of... More 

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So. CA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

What a great place to stay and explore the area. We were treated like royalty from the moment we arrived by Camille, the Asst. Innkeeper. We stayed in the Winthrop Room on the second floor in the corner. It's well decorated, light and has a gorgeous view of the marsh and ocean. We took many beautiful walks around the huge... More 

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