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Ocean House Hotel at Bass Rocks

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The premier oceanfront hotel and historic inn, Bass Rocks Ocean Inn was built on the rocky coastline of Cape Ann, home to America's Oldest Seaport. Beautifully restored Stacy House (1899) suites with pillow-top beds, flat panel t.V.'S, and Jacuzzi tubs. Individual suites offer gas fireplace, separate sitting and sleeping rooms or wrap-around view. Modern Oceanfront House and Seaside House open onto patios or balconies with sweeping views across the lawn and out to sea
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot Tub
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Historic Hotel
Ocean View
Full view
Getting there
Logan Intl Airport26 mi
Portsmouth International Airport at Pease34 mi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible view, friendly staff, and convenient access to nearby attractions. Free bicycles for use was a nice touch. This was our first stay in New England and we fell in love. We will definitely return to the area and to this hotel in particular.More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank jsexton73
Response from srnhg, Manager at Ocean House Hotel at Bass RocksResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for being our guests at the Ocean House Hotel at Bass Rocks and writing such a great review. I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and took advantage of our free bicycle rentals. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I made last minute plans at Thanksgiving to come out and explore Gloucester with college kids who needed to study and wanted a room with a view. They studied in the main hotel room overlooking the ocean and took breaks playing billiards. It was perfect...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Berkowitz510
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This facility is only separated from the rocky shore/ocean by a local 2 lane road. All rooms have ocean views from what we can see. Extra perks of this hotel is a beautiful fire pit, a welcoming & friendly vibe from the staff & a...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Karen S
Response from srnhg, Manager at Ocean House Hotel at Bass RocksResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for being our guests at the Ocean House Hotel at Bass Rocks and writing such a great review! We're delighted your time in our hotel was so fantastic! We care deeply about the happiness of our guests so it's amazing we could share...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice clean rooms overlooking the ocean. Welcoming reception area with coffee, tea and cookies upon arrival! Staff are friendly and helpful. Plenty of parking for guests. Within driving distance to shops and restaurants. Would stay again when in the area.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Trisha P
Response from srnhg, Manager at Ocean House Hotel at Bass RocksResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for staying with us at Ocean House Hotel at Bass Rocks. We know that you have many options when deciding where to stay and we appreciate you choosing us. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed November 7, 2018

We stayed here during a family visit and really enjoyed the remodeled rooms, the amenities and the feeling that we were on the rocks in the sea. Our room was the closest you could get to the sea and it was beautiful! It was peaceful,...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank deekaf
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My husband and I visited last April and we were one of the first to visit during the new season. They were closed during the first few months of the year. It is well worth the wait to go if you do not have a time table. The... More
Room Tips
"Not evident that there is a bad room in the house. Rooms are separated from main in by a short, pleasant..."
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"Great ocean view"
4 weeks ago
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"Ask whether the suites have larger bathrooms."
Nov 4, 2018
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"All rooms have great views."
Oct 30, 2018
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$131 - $477 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesMassachusettsCape AnnGloucester
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