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Emerson Inn by the Sea

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3.5 of 5
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1 Cathedral Avenue, Pigeon Cove, Rockport, MA 01966
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Ranked #6 of 7 Hotels in Rockport
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent one night here at end of April. We so enjoyed our stayed. We were generously upgraded to a room on 3rd floor overlooking the ocean. It was wonderful! The inn is pretty old, historic and alittle worn, but elegant. The staff (Carol and Julie) was very generous with their time with us. Continental breakfast was OK, nothing special. Located... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're the kind of traveler who lives for valet parking and a Starbucks in the lobby...this is not the place for you. If, however, you're looking for a tranquil, old-fashioned, quiet and restful retreat, you will love the Emerson Inn. We had a king room with the prettiest view you can imagine. The breakfast was lovely, the staff was... More 

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Casa Grande, Arizona
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just spent a night at this location and found it both restful and romantic! We had Rm 101 which had ocean view as well as door out of room to the wonderful porch. Had our early morning coffee there watching the sun rise. Had a delightful breakfast with delicious pastries and homemade waffles. Staff very friendly and helpful regarding the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

we have had a great week at Emerson by the sea its a lovely hidden gem in a beautiful spot and if you want somewhere to go to recharge your batteries this is the place it is so relaxing.Bruce and his staff are very friendly and very helpful and nothing is too much trouble they all made us very welcome.Because... More 

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Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I just stayed here for two nights and it was wonderful. The location right on the water is perfect, the room was very comfortable and the restaurant was excellent. The staff are very helpful and Rockport is such a quaint town to get away.

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Rockport, Massachusetts
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Went to the Emerson restaurant for dinner last night. Reservations at 8 and they sat us promptly. Pre fix menu had great choices. We both started with roasted squash soup. Great flavor but not quite warm enough. Was very thick but wonder if it would have thinned if it was warmer. Still delicious. Salad choices nice one spinach one arugula.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The Emerson Inn by the Sea is an amazing place to get married! The picturesque views of the Atlantic Ocean and rocky shores, the classic quaint New England charm of the Inn, the exceptional service from every employee... this place has it all! We could not have imagined a better venue for our wedding. For our wedding, because most of... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

What an impressive hotel, my husband and I were given an upgrade to an ocean view 4 poster bedroom as due to a wedding here we had to reverse our trip. The view of the sunrise over the ocean from the bed was fabulous and the jacuzzi bath was so relaxing. We didn't know until we arrived that Rockport was... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Stayed 3 nights here. Room quite small but clean with lovely sea view from large widow. Staff very friendly and willing to chat. Restaurant on the Saturday night was very busy and a bit like Fawlty Towers, not enough staff in the kitchen from what we gathered but everybody was smiling. Loved the lounge area especially after a long day... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We arrived late from Boston Airport to find the hotel almost shut up. We were not aware of the licensing peculiarities of Rockport! Breakfast next morning was superb with a great array if breakfast items all of superb quality. We travelled the peninsula throughout the day and was surprised at the beautiful area. Dinner was superb! I have a penchant... More 

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