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Brimblecomb Hill Bed & Breakfast

33 Mechanic Street, Old Marblehead, Marblehead, MA
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Buffalo, New York
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice all around stay.The owner Gene is very helpful with places to eat and go.no complaints at all very nice stay.Super comfy bed good breakfast choices fresh muffins and fruit.Right down the block from restaraunts and harbor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed in the Deck Room for a couple of nights and loved it. The private entrance was nice. Parking was no problem. Gene was such a great host and gave us lots of information to help us on our ancestral roots search. The neighborhood is beautiful and so historic. We loved our stay and would definitely... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Great place! Clean, charming room, nicely decorated including historic photos and books of the area. Generous continental breakfast located in the main room of the Inn - comfortable feel, and a nice conversation with the owner Gene. Great personable customer service, will definitely stay again.

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Toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We stayed in the Deck room for one night. Gene is a great host and is very accommodating with our late check in time. The entrance to the Deck Room is outdoor. As someone mentioned before, there are some tight corners to maneuver around to get to this entrance from the living room. But you can always enter the room... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We spent a few days at Gene's lovely B&B last fall. We absolutely loved the quaint historical neighborhood and the home itself. A few people mentioned some of the quirks but we found those to be part of the character and charm of the place. Our stay in Marblehead was one of our favorite memories from our trip to New... More 

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Riverton, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Maybe it was the room location and shared bath, but I wouldn't rate our stay anywhere near the top of our experiences. Our room was small and clean, but adequate. The small shared bath was really small, but luckily no one had the adjoining room. We had to squeeze past the baby grand piano to go through the pantry hallway,... More 

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montreal canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My wife and I spent five nights at Brimblecomb in Sept 2014 and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The b and b was cosy, our host was welcoming and made our visit very enjoyable with lots of information about Marblehead and area. Breakfast was Continental style with freshly baked muffins etc, very adequate. The b and b has three rooms two... More 

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springfield, WV
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We have been coming to Marblehead and the Brimblecomb Hill B&B since 2004. You will be staying in a house built in 1721. Your host, Gene, is a great guy and his B&B is comfortable and relaxing. Gene makes your visit feel like going to and old friends home for a visit. Our last visit was this week of Halloween.... More 

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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51 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

My family rented all the rooms and we loved the house and Gene is a wonderful host. The location is wonderful and the rooms are very cute with a warm homelike feeling. I would stay here again if I ever get to go back.

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Connecticut
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33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We were looking for a place for just one night and found the Brimblecomb on line, Normally in the fall there is a 2 or 3 day minimum stay at most B&Bs but the reservations showed they had a room open for a Friday night only....so we went for it! Upon arriving we found an envelope with our name on... More 

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