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Captain's House

69 Marmion Way, Rockport, MA 01966
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Ranked #5 of 26 Rockport B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

The house is huge and situated directly facing the ocean and the rock formations below the wall. This is a superb location and setting. We enjoyed our early morning and evening photo forays! The house is large and comfortable with a big living room with 2 open fires and large protected and open porches to choose from for seating choices... More

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Ho Ho Kus, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

One simple word . . . GO! Captain's House is a wonderful spot to rest a relax, something we have done for decades. We go back to the time when Captain's House was owned and operated by the current owner's parents, who made everyone who came feel as though they had come to a little corner of paradise. Now, Gretchen... More

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Mount Vernon, Washington
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
43 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

The location is beautiful as is the house. Nice rooms with a few creaks that you expect in an old house. Hubby and I did not like the bed or pillows in room 3. The other B &B I've been in usually serves a full breakfast, but here there was yogurt, coffee cake, fruit, granola and juice/coffee. Walked into town... More

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Montreal, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The location of the Inn on a point jutting into the Atlantic is about as good as it gets. Almost every room has a superb ocean view and leaving the window open allows you to drifts off to the sound of the waves. The inn is clean and comfortable and serves an excellent breakfast. The owners were away during our... More

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Newport, Vermont
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We were so happy with our stay at the Captain's House, we were welcomed so warmly by Susan and Harold. This was our second time there and had such a good time we will go back again.Rockport is so welcoming as a community to tourist every where we go.The only thing is I want is the recipe for the granola,... More

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Boston Metrowest
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We're not fortunate enough to live on the coast, but whenever we come home from our yearly visit to the Captain's House, in our bedroom we have a sound machine which simulates the sound of the ocean,and we play that at night in a vain attempt to make us feel like we are still in Room One. We had searched... More

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Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
12 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

This is a challenging review to write because we were extremely pleased with the on water location with beautiful ocean views and Gretchen was a very pleasant, helpful host. Also, it was about a 20 minute easy walk to town with nice ocean views along the way if the ocean path was used. In the evening there was a wood/fire... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

My husband and I just got back from a one night stay here. We opted for room 2. It was a cozy room with an unbelievable view of the ocean and Straightsmouth Island and lighthouses. The view was worth the small sacrifice of using a handheld shower in the separate, but private bathroom. We fell asleep after viewing the full... More

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Konigstein im Taunus, Germany
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79 reviews 79 reviews
31 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

The location really is the selling point for this house. It is more like a small hotel, not like a b+b where you have the innkeeper around. But the rooms are nice and the breakfast is good. The house is not very charming from the outside, but it makes up for this by its location and the nice porch. And... More

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SW England
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Rockport clearly benefits from many good places to stay, but the Captain's House offers something quite special. We were made to feel welcome and at home in the relaxing atmosphere of the spacious house. Its coastal location was equally good for relaxing as well as for an early morning run or an evening walk into Rockport, about 20mins, with access... More

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Address: 69 Marmion Way, Rockport, MA 01966
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Rockport
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #5 of 26 B&Bs / Inns in Rockport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set directly on a rocky shoreline, our New England Bed and Breakfast Inn will give you that home-away-from-home feeling, with spacious living room with fireplaces, comfortable furnishings and spectacular water views. A continental breakfast is served on the sun porch overlooking the ocean. Each of the five bedrooms and five baths is tastefully decorated. ... more   less 

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