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Compass Rose Inn

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5 1/2 Center Street, Newburyport, MA 01950
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Ascot, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 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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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Let me just say, that the rooms here are exceptional. Ours had a sitting room, bedroom, and a full bath with a tub, along with a bathroom add-on with an additional sink. This property has all the old-world charm with the updated construction and amenities. Super clean, and within walking distance of everything. We couldn't have asked for a better... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

First and foremost the team of Al "owner" and Cindy "housekeeper and chef" will insure your stay is what you desire. Do not hesitate to keep them appriased of your comforts and needs. The location is prime within steps to picturesque downtown historic Newburyport open to your whims of dinning, selective shopping, whale watching, a leisurely sail or just sitting... More 

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Augusta, Maine, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

When we stayed at the Compass Rose last year it was a refreshing stay with lots of amenities and a Wonderful Hot breakfast. This year was different- the Inn is in need of some attention to detail- and make sure you have enough food for all your guests. We were very disappointed this year- however, they are going through some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This is a great place to stay in Newburyport. The location is close to all of the shops and restaurants so no driving and parking is necessary. The rooms are large and very comfortable. The dressing area with the extra sink was also very nice to have. You must stay here if you are in town!!

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New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I would highly recommend staying at this Inn. We were able to park the car up for the weekend and walk everywhere. The inn could not be located in a more convenient location. We had the room with a separate entrance next to the inn, which was perfect for 3 'loud and chatty' women away on our annual girls trip.... More 

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The rooms are spacious and very comfortable. The inn offers complimentary breakfast every morning and also provides free wifi in all rooms. The service here is also great. I will definitely stay at Compass Rose Inn again when I am back in the area.

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