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Harbor Light Inn

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58 Washington Street, Marblehead, MA 01945
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Bellevue, WA
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217 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Room 5, on the first floor. The heater turned on every 1.5 minutes. I think it sensed the cold temperatures from the ancient windows, so it turned again almost as soon as it turned off. We certainly didn't suffer from a cold room even though we'd turned the thermostat down to 65. I wish we could have... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights on a roadtrip through New England. We wanted a blend of luxury and history and the Harbor Light Inn did not disappoint. My husband and I stayed in room 36 to be close to my parents who were in room 37. Both rooms were well appointed, however our room was much larger than room... More 

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Whether planning a few nights stay at this inn, or simply looking for an evening cocktail to take the chill off of an afternoon of shopping in nearby shops, the Harbor Light Inn is like coming home. I gathered with several friends this week (for our 3rd annual Christmas get-together) in the Harbor Light's cozy front parlor...we sat in front... More 

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HarborLightInn, Manager at Harbor Light Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased that Harbor Light Inn may become a tradition for you and your friends during the holidays. We strive to have a friendly personal feeling for our guests year round however you can't beat a warm fireplace, holiday decorations and Carolyn's attentive service. Thank you so much for sharing your experience with others and we look forward... More 

Boston
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40 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

We spent three nights at Harbor Light Inn this November, and all our expectations were exceeded. We actually stayed in two different rooms, so got to see a small room with a massive private terrace, and a large room with a beautiful luxurious bathroom (#22). Every room is unique and oozing character. The common spaces are also lovely, especially the... More 

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NYC
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38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

I've been to many historic inns and quaint bed and breakfasts through New England and around the country. The Harbor Light may be amongst the best I've had the pleasure to experience. It's been elegantly preserved with loving touches that add up to a warm, inviting inn with gracious hospitality by it's long-time owners. My room, #34 was beautifully decorated... More 

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HarborLightInn, Manager at Harbor Light Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy you had the opportunity to experience our warm hospitality and had such a pleasurable stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to write your review and share your wonderful experience with others. Ron our bartended is just the best! We look forward to hosting you on another trip to Marblehead. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for our 25th anniversary. The staff was very helpful and accommodating. Our room was beautiful, very clean and comfortable. Breakfast was excellent and they cheerfully made very good gluten free toast upon request. The location is within easy walking distance of local shopping, history and restaurants. We absolutely loved our stay and will be... More 

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orinda, california
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Beautiful old historic buildings. However, many areas are in need of some significant maintenance. We stayed in Room #26. The paint in the bathroom on the ceiling was peeling and things were "grimy" around the edges in the room and bathroom. The entire space is in need of a very deep cleaning. The heater in the room is quite old... More 

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HarborLightInn, Owner at Harbor Light Inn, responded to this review

Greetings from historic Marblehead, Thank you for submitting your detailed review of the inn. We are disappointed to hear about your concerns with your room and underwhelming experience with the breakfast. Feedback such as this is valued and will be taken into consideration, as we always strive to maintain a high level of excellence. We are constantly updating and renovating... More 

Weymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

We loved our stay here at Harbor Light Inn, our only regret was that we stayed just one night. It was a perfect place to have an overnight get away and it felt like we had a mini vacation! Everyone at the Harbor Inn were just so welcoming & hospitable. We stayed in Room 32 which was just as beautiful... More 

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HarborLightInn, Manager at Harbor Light Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write the five star review! We are thrilled you enjoyed staying with us and look forward to your return visit. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

This place is so charming, clean, friendly, and just the perfect blend of out of the way yet close to where you want to be. The manager was so helpful with tips and recommendations and the accommodations were excellent. Would recommend to anyone.

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HarborLightInn, Manager at Harbor Light Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We are happy to hear we were perfect for your get a way and that the hospitality was warm and friendly. We enjoy enhancing your vacation experience through our own experiences in this charming town. We look forward to seeing you another season. More 

Arvada, Colorado
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41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Mary and Cassandra were very welcoming in this warm and comfortable inn. We spent 3 nights here and were very happy. Very centrally located and quiet, modernized, and delicious food! Rated it a 4 because the bed truly does need to have the mattress and box springs replaced.... if I could do so I would give it a 4 1/2... More 

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