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Harbor Light Inn

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58 Washington Street, Marblehead, MA 01945
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Fairfield, Connecticut
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This lovely Inn was the setting for a weekend gathering of family from distant points to attend and celebrate a college graduation. Rooms were beautifully furnished and comfortably arranged. Brunch was ideal in timing and offering, and the quaint tavern offered tasty afternoon soups and evening libations. Plenty of space throughout the Inn for conversation and/or solitude. Staff was friendly,... More 

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North Yorks
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We hugely enjoyed our stay, booked for us by some local friends who were unexpectedly unable to look after us themselves. There was a warm welcome, and staff could not have been more helpful in giving advice. Good breakfasts, too. The building is rather wonderful and evocative, and you quickly feel at home - given that we'd just come 3000... More 

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

We are so happy to hear we made your situation turn into a real positive. For your future trips to Marblehead we hope you make us your first choice now that you have discovered the Harbor Light Inn and its great staff. Thank you for your lovely letter! More 

Andover, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Staying at this inn, was a relaxing getaway from winter's gloom. The Inn is the pinnacle of the New England colonial style. Marblehead has that authentic colonial seaport feel. The nearby Five Corners Kitchen Restaurant had a unique gourmet menu – but was also very informal, modern and fun. Our room was quiet and cozy with fire in the fireplace.... More 

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Waltham, MA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 hotel reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed a night away for our 25th anniversary. The inn was charming, nicely decorated, and well located in the center of the historic part oftown. Our fireplaced room was large and comfortable; the bathroom alone was worth coming for. Everyone who worked there was nice and very helpful. We enjoyed a light lunch in the tavern,... More 

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

We are happy to hear you chose us to celebrate such a special Anniversary and look forward to your return stay this summer. Thank you for the lovely review! We appreciate hearing how we made your stay memorable. We wish you many more happy Anniversary's and hope you make Harbor Light Inn a new tradition. More 

Michigan
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We decided to drive up from Boston to explore Marblehead and after reading the reviews of the Harbor Light Inn, we called for a reservation. They had one room left and it was absolutely fabulous, combining the old world charm with modern conveniences. The morning breakfast was delicious and also healthy, and there was never a shortage of coffee or... More 

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Franklin, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Inn for a one night anniversary getaway. Everything was perfect. The room was delightful with a fireplace and canopy bed. Wonderful lighting from four windows. The front desk provided a map for a walk along the harbor and Fort Sewall. Breakfast was delicious and much more than continental. The sitting rooms on the... More 

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

It was a pleasure meeting you both! We are very happy to hear the Inn provided a memorable anniversary getaway for you and your husband. It sounds like you explored some of the great viewing spots on your walk through Old Town Marblehead. Come back again soon--Spring is in the air and sightseeing becomes that much more fun! More 

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I live in Marblehead MA and my elderly parents stay here each time they are able to come and visit. The rooms are charming, clean and cozy and the food is excellent. Parking is a little tight and the "bar" they have is great for a quick drink. Excellent location for Old Town Marblehead and just a quick block to... More 

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dallas, tx
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My husband and I had the pleasure of staying at the Harbor Light Inn from, February 20th to 22th 2015. Cassandra, the manager, was very accommodating, professional while still being warm and welcoming. They have delicious New England food on the menu which my husband ate in the cutest and smallest bar I have ever encountered. The room was well... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. Cassandra has a wonderful way with guests and is a real asset to the inn. I am glad you were able to meet her during your stay and that you would like to return. Once the snow melts, you will surely see much more our our lovely town... More 

Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My husband and I were desperate to get away from our snow blower for a few nights, and Mother Nature provided the storm free weekend for our escape. We took a chance on this inn, and went by the photos on their website to choose our room. We got everything we wanted, from privacy, to the king bed, to the... More 

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

We were very happy to host you and your husband on your weekend getaway. It's nice to hear you experienced well deserved rest and relaxation while enjoying the interesting history and wonderful restaurants Old Town Marblehead has to offer, just steps from our front door. We are happy to report signs of Spring have begun. Sidewalks and roads are clear,... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Cassandra the Inn Manager was outstanding, the best service I have ever received anywhere and I have stay in over fourteen countries and countless inns. The room was amazing, clean, comfortable, classic yet modern, well decorated, perfect even had a wood burning fireplace. The breakfast was great, Cassandra even personally made gluten-free toast. Who could ask for anything more. I... More 

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