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Compass Rose Inn

5 1/2 Center Street, Newburyport, MA 01950
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Ranked #1 of 8 Newburyport B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Paula M New Bedford, Massachusetts
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New Bedford, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed two nights at the Inn for an anniversary getaway in July. The location is great and parking at the Inn is very convenient. There is so much you can do within walking distance. The layout of our suite was very spacious and comfortable. Gloria is very gracious and is a wonderful Innkeeper. She also serves... More

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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I walked into The Compass Rose Inn to meet Gloria, the innkeeper, for a last minute request. I needed a room for a client and she pleasantly showed me Room 3. It was cozy, beautifully decorated, clean, super tidy right down to the amazing towel warmer which was on ready to fight the chill of the evening, and comfortable. It... More

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband & I spent a wonderful weekend at the Inn. Gloria is a fabulous innkeeper, very welcoming, very helpful. The location is excellent, within easy walking distance to the center of Newburyport or down to the water. We stayed in suite #1 which was absolutely lovely. We plan to visit again in the fall. I highly recommend this inn.... More

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Alford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent the night in the heart of Newburyport. Great location, super comfortable suites, the innkeeper, Gloria, couldn't have been a better host. Highly recommend the Inn for a night or a week. Thanks again for the wonderful stay

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Westford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at compass rose for 3 nights to celebrate our 10 year anniversary and it was a real treat! The room was beautiful and expansive with a fire place, comfy bed and spacious bathroom. Everything was spotless! The inn keeper was friendly and knowledgable and made a delicious breakfast! The location was perfect for everything you could want to... More

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for a night to celebrate our anniversary. Very comfortable, quiet, clean and quaint. A warm welcome from Gloria, the inn keeper. Great breakfast. I wish our stay was longer and we will definitely return...hopefully soon.

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Storrs, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We have stayed twice at the Compass Rose. Once in April and once in November. It is on a quiet street a short walk to the center of Newburyport. It’s new construction with an antique feel. It has three floors and five spacious suites (suites, not rooms). We stayed in Suite 3 and Suite 4. The suites were almost identical,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

Just stayed at the Inn for our 25th wedding anniversary. We loved being able to walk to all of the shops and restaurants in town, and on a rainy,cool day we were thankful for the fireplaces and complimentary fire logs. Breakfasts were simple but tasty and coffee/tea was always available. Highly recommend this Inn.

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Morristown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The Compass Rose is a very charming, comfortable B&B. Gloria is a consummate innkeeper. She makes a real effort to engage with her guests, she is efficient and personable. The breakfasts were well-prepared and our room was comfortable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

My husband and I had a second wonderful stay at the Compass Rose in this past week. We were there to celebrate and help with the birth of our second grandchild and staying at the Compass Rose made it such a fabulous time. We wake up in the most comfortable bed after a very quiet night sleep - light a... More

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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): $$$
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Nestled in the heart of downtown Newburyport, you'll find a hidden treasure called Compass Rose. This sophisticated all-suite Inn offers you the opportunity to relax and experience the character and historic charm of a picturesque New England town. Compass Rose is a newly constructed Federal style mansion incorporating period ambiance with state of the art comfort and safety. Our spacious accommodations include five elegant three-room suites; each with a fire placed sitting room, bedroom with king sized bed and a luxurious private bath and a dressing alcove. We offer a convenient first floor suite for our visitors who prefer not to use stairs. ... more   less 
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