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Compass Rose Inn

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5 1/2 Center Street, Newburyport, MA 01950
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Lovely Inn, delicious breakfasts, very comfortable room...a suite with a sitting room, bedroom and full bath. Located right near the heart of Newburyport making it easy to get to shops and restaurants. Delightful town.

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our Inn on your recent visit to Newburyport. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the comfort of the Compass Rose and it's accessibility to all of Newburyport's local attractions. Our management team look forward to your return visit in the future and thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. More 

New Tripoli, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

We stayed at the Compass Rose on a spontaneous weekend trip. The Inn is beautiful with comfortable, very well appointed rooms. The owner and staff are exceptionally friendly and work hard to make sure you feel right at home. Plenty of great places to eat within walking distance. We will definitely visit the Compass Rose again the next time we... More 

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

We at the Compass Rose Inn sincerely thank you for choosing our Inn on your recent visit to Newburyport. Our management team thank you for taking the time to post this review and look forward to your return visit in the future. Best of luck to you on your new business venture. More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Oh, what a difference a couple of years makes at the The Compass Rose Inn! We stayed for a week three years ago and could not say enough good things about the place and the people who ran it. Now, there has been a definite change for the worse. But, first the "good news:" The Compass Rose Inn continues to... More 

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry that you were unsatisfied with your recent stay at the Compass Rose Inn and sincerely apologize for the rudeness you encountered upon check in. Please know that we have taken the necessary steps to assure this doesn't happen again. It has always been our policy to accommodate every guest whether it be a requested early/late check-in, special... More 

Newton, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We took a 1 night get away weekend away from the kids and dogs and we picked the right place. The hostess was there to greet us late in the evening and our room was spectacular. Our room had a comfortable sitting room with a fireplace and a separate bedroom with a large screen TV. Everything was clean and immaculate.... More 

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

We at the Compass Rose Inn sincerely thank you for choosing our Inn on your recent visit to Newburyport. Our management team thank you for taking the time to post this review and look forward to your return visit in the future. More 

UK
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27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Only had the one night, would have liked more. It was a little strange arriving to find the house empty but there is a number to ring and check in was easy. The room (no 3) was large and very comfortable, breakfast was an impressive buffet but being English would have liked a choice of eggs/bacon as well as pancakes!... More 

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

We at the Compass Rose Inn sincerely thank you for choosing our Inn on your recent visit to Newburyport. Our management team thank you for taking the time to post this review and look forward to your return visit in the future. More 

San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

I stayed there a few weeks ago. They have a two-hour window to check in for someone to be there. You can try calling or emailing to let them know you won't be able to make their window. They will then leave a note on the door, etc. Unfortunately for the day of my arrival, the innkeeper was off and... More 

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

We at the Compass Rose Inn sincerely thank you for choosing our Inn on your recent visit to Newburyport. Our management team thank you for taking the time to post this review and look forward to your return visit in the future. More 

Ascot, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We did enjoy our stay in this quaint style property. I felt the room could have been cleaner, the bedcover is rather faded and well used, but perhaps this goes with the style of the room. Paper cups would be a definite no no in the UK, especially at the rate we pay for the room. Dog barking next door... More 

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Meriden, Connecticut
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158 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

My husband and I chose to spend our 28th wedding anniversary at the Compass Rose Inn. We arrived at the Inn, and the Inn keeper was assisting another couple, and the owner was at the computer. Neither one even acknowledged that we walked through the door! After a few awkward minutes, the man at the computer asked our name, and... More 

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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

Nice accommodations,spacious suite, quaint Inn. Very nice breakfast, only steps away from the heart of Newburyport center. Comfortable bed, bright room with very nice decor. Highly recommend. Skip the hotel try the Compass Rose Inn - worth the stay.

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Durham, New Hampshire, United States
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32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Stayed in Room 5 at the end of June, 2015. Al, the owner greeted me and showed me to my room. The dining room downstairs was lovely. The Inn is in pristine condition and was very comfortable. The room was lovely. I had a small seating area and a king-size bed with extra pillows. The bathroom was large with a... More 

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