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The Colonial Inn Gloucester

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Colonial Inn is a serviceable B&B that is located a bit outside of the town and, therefore, is a nice sedate alternative for folks looking for a bit of quiet. The Inn is a pleasant 5 minute walk from the artist colony on Rocky Neck and there is a small public beach across the road. We were in Room... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Nice view. Very hospitable. Very comfortable. Nice continental breakfast. Good coffee! Will definitely stay here our next time in the Glouster area. Tommy was a great host. Walking distance to restaurants.

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Thank Richard D
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I just came across this place, drove in, saw a room and felt the price was good for the offering. The room was spacious, clean and well kept, as was the outdoor area. It's a continental breakfast, fruit, yogurt, bagels and such. Worth saying that it was a good cup of coffee with a nice open porch... More 

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Beach Park, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

After having booked at a different hotel and they cancelled my rsvp, I was on the hunt for a new place to stay just one week away from our trip to Boston. I knew I would have a harder time looking for a hotel being a graduation weekend during our stay, being in our budget. Someone recommended I look into... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We visited the Colonial Inn in May and it was a fantastic time. The room was not overwhelming and was very clean. There was a continental breakfast served daily on the second floor which we appreciated as it was right outside of our door.Tom, the owner, was a great host and tour guide as he was able to tell us... More 

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Arcata, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This is the second year in a row that my sister and I have spent a relaxing three day weekend in late Spring at the Colonial Inn in Gloucester. Our host was Owner/Inn Keeper Mike Schmidt, who is a great raconteur and has good recommendations of places to go and things to do on Cape Ann. The inn is comfortable,... More 

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We arrived around 8:45pm and Tom, the innkeeper, left over keys out for us. In the morning, he told us places to go to eat and hang out. The room was "roomy" and was great for 2 adults and 2 kids. Will definitely stay here again if in Glouchester.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I booked this B&B as part of a trip to New England and from the photographs on the web it looked ok. The actual building, from the outside, was ok! It looked really nice and it was conveniently located. Eating breakfast outside on the veranda was great but inside it was a bit run down. It wasn't dirty or falling... More 

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New York City, New York
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

Tom and his brother Mike run a gorgeous inn. I was grateful for room 7, huge, sea view, super clean and nicely decorated. 5 min walk to Stony Neck artists colony and Niles beach! The porch is a delight. I appreciated the (strong) coffee and continental breakfast. Only wish they had more nights for me to stay! Reasonably priced, too.... More 

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Naples, Florida
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8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Years ago this was probably a gem in Gloucester. However, little has been done to update the facilities for quite some time. Little things like kleenex, shampoo, and hair dryers would certainly make the visit more enjoyable. Even a coffee pot in the room would have been appreciated since there was nothing else for us to eat.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Colonial Inn is a circa 1850 seacoast house with beautiful harbor views,8 Rooms with 8 private baths. Short walk to beach, museum, Rocky Neck Artist colony...The oldest artist colony in America, Gloucester Stage Co. ...Live theater, views of Ten Pound Island and light house from front porch and rooms...Or walk out to the light house on Eastern Point. For dining there are a number of fabulous restaurants that are also a short stroll away. Continental breakfast, comfortable relaxing porch with views and all rooms are air conditioned. Lots of parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Colonial Inn Gloucester

Address: 28 Eastern Point Rd, Gloucester, MA 01930-4130
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Gloucester
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
The Colonial Inn Gloucester MA - Cape Ann
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