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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our children researched and set us up for two nights in this amazing B and B. While the architecture looks like a 100 year old house it was built only about 12 years ago. We have stayed in a lot of B and B's and this has to be one of the best. It has five very large suits that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Inn was very comfortable and well appointed, with all that we needed to make our stay enjoyable, not least of which was an excellent breakfast mini-buffet with both warm and cold options, fresh fruit, and best of all - plenty of coffee! The host was helpful and the innkeeper was gracious. I did note that a station that was... More 

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your recent review of our Inn. Your kind words were greatly appreciated. We are so pleased you chose the Compass Rose Inn for your birthday celebration. We apologize for the music filtering into your room during the night and have taken steps to make sure the sound is turned off during the night hours. Thanks... More 

County Armagh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing stay, lovely staff and a great location. Nice breakfast offered fresh fruit, cereals, tea and coffee, eggs and sausages, omelettes or quiche and of course nice pastries for afters! Our bedroom was lovely and very spacious with very nice furnishings. Mini Molton brown shower gel, shampoo and conditioner in the ensuite. Shower over the bath, nice sized bath if... More 

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Thank Clare R
Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay at the Compass Rose Inn and thank you for your kind words. Our staff strives to make your stay at the Inn as comfortable as possible. Kate, our Innkeeper, provides you with a delicious and varied breakfast to start your day as you visit Newburyport and all it has to offer.... More 

Port Washington, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

Entire house is gorgeous and immaculate; location in the center of everything but very quiet; outstanding breakfast; free wifi; Kate is accommodating and very pleasant; harbor view from our suite on third floor (#4). We'll be back!

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Thank amyrow55
Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you stay with us at the Compass Rose Inn and thank you for your kind words as well as posting this review. Kate, our Innkeeper, and staff take pride in providing a warm and comfortable environment for our guests while they visit the Newburyport area. Thanks again and we look forward to your future... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Beautiful house, but when we arrived we realized that we were going to stay in an adjoining brick building next to the house and this was not mentioned online at all. To enter the room, there were very steep steps that were difficult for my elderly mother. When I brought this up to the staff member, she was incredibly rude... More 

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

We are very sorry that your recent stay at our Inn was not a pleasant one. Your concerns have been discussed with our staff in hopes to avoid your experience from happening again. We are also in the process of working with our booking agents regarding the online description of the room you have made reference to. Again, I hope... More 

Naples, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Three days into our planned five night stay at the Compass Rose, we had to check out early to visit the local hospital emergency room for my husband, who was very ill. When we made the gentleman at the desk aware of the situation, he was very solicitous and offered to help with our luggage. He also conferred with the... More 

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

Please accept our apologies for our lack of judgement during your recent stay with us. It was unfortunate for all that your situation was not handled in a more courteous manner, and for this we cannot apologize enough. We hope that your husband is doing well. More 

Coatesville, Pa, United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

This was our first time staying at a B&B and we didn't know what to expect. We were greeted by Kate who was the innkeeper and we had a lovely conversation with her. Breeakfast the next 2 days was awesome. We will definitely go back again.

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you chose the Compass Rose Inn as your first B&B experience and that it was a pleasant stay. We try to provide a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere for our guests. Kate is truly an asset to the Inn being very knowledgeable about Newburyport and the surrounding area as well as creating delicious breakfasts for our... More 

Park Ridge, Illinois
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

We stayed at the Compass Rose Inn at the suggestion of my future son-in-law who was planning a proposal to our daughter in this area this past weekend. He was from the area and said it was well liked by many. Well, he was absolutely right. This place is just lovely. Beautiful restored home but maintaining the historic charm. Room... More 

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and review of the Compass Rose Inn and Congratulations to you and your daughter. The Inn is so convenient, walking distance, to all Newburyport has to offer. We also appreciate your kind words for Kate, our innkeeper. Her breakfasts are delicious and she is a gracious host to our guests. It is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

This inn is exceptional in every way. The spacious room is beautifully decorated and the sitting room with the fireplace was an extra special touch. The bathroom was sparkling clean and the extra sink outside the bath was great touch. Breakfast was wonderful! Eggs, sausage, breakfast casserole, muffins, coffee, juices, yogurt, cereals...etc. The inn is situated on a side street... More 

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

It pleases us greatly to know that you enjoyed your recent stay at the Compass Rose Inn and thank you for posting this review. Our staff works hard to provide our guests with clean and comfortable surroundings and, Kate our Innkeeper, brings her culinary expertise to the breakfast table every morning Thank you again for your comments and we look... More 

El Dorado Hills, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Our night at the Compass Rose was the most expensive hotel on our 2 week vacation, and also our least favorite. I definitely felt that it was overpriced. The room was not as clean as we expected (wood floors needed swept and shower needed cleaned), the bedding (comforter,decorative pillows) needed cleaned. A broken TP dispenser hung from the bathroom wall.... More 

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

We sincerely apologize that you were disappointed with the cleanliness of your room during your recent stay at the Compass Rose Inn. Your comments have been discussed with our staff to ensure that what you experienced does not happen in the future. We take pride in providing an environment where our guests are comfortable during their visit to Newburyport. Thank... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the heart of downtown Newburyport, you'll find a hidden treasure called Compass Rose. This sophisticated all-suite Inn offers you the opportunity to relax and experience the character and historic charm of a picturesque New England town. Compass Rose is a newly constructed Federal style mansion incorporating period ambiance with state of the art comfort and safety. Our spacious accommodations include five elegant three-room suites; each with a fire placed sitting room, bedroom with king sized bed and a luxurious private bath and a dressing alcove. We offer a convenient first floor suite for our visitors who prefer not to use stairs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Compass Rose Inn

Address: 5 1/2 Center St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2722
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Newburyport
Price Range: $221 - $311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Compass Rose Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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