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Blue Shutters Beachside Inn

1 Nautilus Rd, Gloucester, MA 01930-3202
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#1 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Gloucester
Steps from Good Harbor Beach (#1 Beach in New England 2012). Minutes to downtown Gloucester (America's Oldest Fishing Port) and Rockport. Close to Cape Ann's 20+ restaurants and dozens of shops and galleries, as well as the Rocky Neck Art Colony (America's oldest and continuous operating art colony). Just 55 minutes by car or commuter rail to Boston and less than 2 hours drive from other New England destinations. We're one of the most popular spots on "the island you can drive to" (our section of Gloucester is separated from the Massachusetts mainland by the Annisquam River).
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
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Air conditioning
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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The owners were super friendly the place was superb! The view was breathtaking We went to celebrate a birthday and had a blast Would highly recommend this place and we hope to return soon Recommendations for nearby restaurants and things to do were also wonderful
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Never thought I would enjoy staying at a bed & breakfast. I'm a "hotel kind of person". Got invited by a friend. I was pleasantly surprised. I didnt want to leave. Ed, an owner was so welcoming. I'm definately going back.
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I've been both a guest and visitor to Blue Shutters. You won't find more pleasant hosts with deep knowledge of the area, comfortable rooms, and you can almost fall out of your room onto Good Harbor beach. What more could you want?
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Nice and quaint little place (12 rooms). It was very clean wonderful views of the beach from my Room. The owners Tony and Ed were really nice. I would absolutely come back and I would also recommend it.
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We've stayed at Blue Shutters several times, once in a regular style room and a couple times in a suite with a small galley kitchen. The kitchen was VERY helpful to have for longer stays. The folks that own/run Blue Shutters could not be nicer. The facility itself could use some updating, but mainly of a cosmetic nature. The location is outstanding as you can easily walk to Good Harbor beach. The view from the Inn is spectacular!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Blue Shutters Beachside Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Blue Shutters Beachside Inn?
Nearby attractions include Shalin Liu Performance Center (2.9 miles), Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House (2.2 miles), and Fishermen's Memorial Monument (1.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Blue Shutters Beachside Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Blue Shutters Beachside Inn?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a fireplace.
What food & drink options are available at Blue Shutters Beachside Inn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Blue Shutters Beachside Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Blue Shutters Beachside Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Duckworth's Bistrot, Virgilio's, and Roy Moore Lobster Co.
Are there any historical sites close to Blue Shutters Beachside Inn?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Sargent House Museum (1.5 miles) and Annisquam Village Church (3.4 miles).
Does Blue Shutters Beachside Inn have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.