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Compass Rose Inn

4.0 of 5 5 1/2 Center Street, Newburyport, MA 01950
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brewster, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars NEW

I can't say enough about this inn. Everything was at the highest level. We were there during -10 weather. What a beautiful sanctuary, complete with a real fire. The cupola offered a great view and nice place to have a drink. Next time we will stay for 2 nights.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This, unknown to us until last Friday night was a wonderful place to stay. We needed to be in Newburyport in February for family business. We chose an inn new to us. I would go there again, when in town. It surprised us to learn the traditional exterior was a new inn. Everything, including a big, bright bathroom, was in... More 

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Jefferson, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our freezing weekend in Newburyport was made fabulous by our stay at the Compass Rose Inn. What a wonderful Retreat. Walking into the Inn, we were greeted by Brian, Gloria's son and a warm and friendly young man. He helped us with our bags and showed us to our suite. So beautiful! We entered our private living room with giant... More 

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Westford
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69 reviews 69 reviews
11 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

In late fall we visited the Inn and were guests in Suite 4. The Innkeeper, Gloria, couldn't have been nicer. The room was lovely with the exception of the deep scrapes and scratches in the furniture (bed footboard, living room end tables) which we found odd. A quiet afternoon was spent reading and enjoying wine in the widow's walk. The... More 

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branford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We had the good fortune to find Compass Rose Inn and to stay there recently. The rooms were comfortable and very clean. The four of us were able to stay in one room and it was quite spacious. The mattresses were so comfortable; everyone slept well. It was also an easy walk to town - which had many good stores... More 

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New Hampshire
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10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

Eight college friends stayed for a long weekend to enjoy our 55th birthday..the inn was lovely, rooms wonderfully appointed. Especially loved the bed linens, so comfy. Very clean! The rooms were very spacious and we enjoyed friend time each night in someone's room with a fire. Also had a happy hour up in the widows walk, which was lots of... More 

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Boston
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

My wife and I had the good fortune of staying 2 nights at this wonderful inn. When you step into the Inn and meet the wonderful innkeeper, Gloria, you know that there is nothing more important to the staff than to make your stay pleasant and comfortable. Our room was nicely appointed, spotlessly clean, and the linens and towels were... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My brother and I stayed at the Compass Rose Inn because we wanted to visit Salem for Halloween and a local suggested it. I am glad they did because the Inn was excellent and one of the best places I have ever stayed on any vacation. It is a lovely building, with a calming welcoming atmosphere. The Innkeeper was very... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

this was our second visit and we brought 4 other couples with us. it is such a beautiful inn and the hospitality shown is wonderful. everyone in our group loved the trip and appreciated the way we were cared for. we would give it the highest recommendation

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Berkley, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I can't say enough about the Rose Compass Inn, from the friendly attention to detail by the Innkeeper to the beautiful furnishings to the delicious breakfast, our stay was perfection. Our room was clean and comfortable. I look forward to another visit - soon!

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Address: 5 1/2 Center Street, Newburyport, MA 01950
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Newburyport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Compass Rose Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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