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Emerson Inn by the Sea

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Cathedral Avenue, Pigeon Cove, Rockport, MA 01966
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Florence, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Emerson staff demonstrated exemplary planning and catering for our wedding, and extreme flexibility in the face of adversity. My husband and I had a small wedding of only 22 guests, but the Emerson staff, led by Melissa Hobbs, provided us with housing, a guest breakfast in the Grand Cafe, a cocktail hour, a wedding scheduled for the lawn, and... More

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Worcester,MA
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I are looking forward to our next visit to this charming (and historic) hotel. We attended a wedding there this past weekend and were very pleased with everything. Drinks(and cookies-Rockport is a dry town and you must order food to buy a drink) on the veranda looking at the ocean was wonderful. The buffet style breakfast -... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very welcoming and friendly. Bedroom ensuite very clean if a little small but sufficient. Really enjoyed the swimming pool. Inclusive breakfast was very nice and the evening meal was delicious. Would recommend it for a good atmosphere. My husband, a trained musician, enjoyed playing the grand piano during the evening we stayed there, and guests and staff alike were complimentary.... More

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New York City
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting beautiful Cape Ann, about an hour north of Boston, we toured Gloucester and then Rockport, staying overnight at Emerson By The Sea in Rockport. Gloucester is the more gritty of the two offering an opportunity to get the feel of a real workman's seaport with many restaurants and a short self walking tour. Rockport is the upscale port town... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During a five day trip to Rockport, we decided to treat ourselves to a delicious three course meal at the Emerson Inn restaurant. The hotel itself feels charmingly and beautifully dated, with hints of elegance at every turn and absolutely no pretentiousness - the guy singing and playing piano, the cocktails, the screened in terrace and the faded photos on... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Upon our arrival, we had lunch. My fiancée had lobster, which was hot, but the sides were cold. I asked our server to reheat mine (hamburger). When she returned there was no difference. I became ill later that night and attributed this to the cold hamburger. The next day we awoke, had breakfast (which was excellent) and left for a... More

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Several of us go to Rockport for one dinner during the summer, it is about 1.5 hours with summer trafic, but always a good time. This year we tried a new place, Emerson Inn by TheSea, it is just a few minutes drive outside of the town center. The atmosphere was great, we had a table out on the veranda... More

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Boston, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My husband and I stayed over for a night for a long weekend. We were going up to Rockport for a spontaneous trip. We saw they were booked online but called anyway and they were able to accommodate us with the last room available for the night. The Inn was easy to find, it is in a great location right... More

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Sandwich, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I found the meal and service beyond my expectations. The entire staff went out of their way to make our group feel like we were the most important people in the world you can be assured that we will be back and will tell our friends in the area about our enjoyable time.

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Concord, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Words can't express how happy we are that we chose the Emerson as our wedding venue! The coordinator, Melissa, was attentive and knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with. The staff was great and the Inn had the perfect New England seaside vibe we wanted. So elegant! And the food..oh the food. The breakfast buffets were miles beyond the standard... More

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Address: 1 Cathedral Avenue, Pigeon Cove, Rockport, MA 01966
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Rockport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Emerson Inn by the Sea 3*
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