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Compass Rose Inn

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Park Ridge, Illinois
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quaint. Yummy breakfast. Wish that the fruit had been organic, though. Kate, the inn keeper, is not an extrovert, but is rather reserved and calm. Loved watching the fog roll in from up high in the cupola.

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Thank Montaine2
Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

The cupola at the top of the Inn is a favorite of our guests whether watching the fog roll in, fireworks during Yankee Homecoming, the snow falling over the city in winter or just enjoying the view of the surrounding area. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the Inn and thank you for your review. It is... More 

Quinlan, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were just passing through. Got there about 6:30. Easy to check in. The lady was very nice and professional. Answered questions about the area. Breakfast was great. Lot to choose from. I have a food allergy. She offered to make something special. The room was very clean and the beds were comfortable. Will make a return trip soon. Exceeded... More 

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

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Compass Rose Inn and that Kate was able to accommodate your food allergies during breakfast. Whether you are at the Inn for a short stay or longer, our staff will make every effort to be as helpful as possible to our guests. Thank you too for posting a review on... More 

North Central Florida
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can be pretty picky as we've stayed in a lot of nice places over the years but I can't think of anything we didn't like about our room, the house or the town. Our king bed was as comfy as it was pretty, the bathroom was large as was the shower and there was a 2nd sink outside the... More 

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

Oh, thank you for your very gracious comments. We love reading them. It is our goal to make your visit to Newburyport and stay at the Compass Rose Inn inviting and comfortable and try to provide those subtle touches that give our guests a warm, homey feeling. Thank you again for your positive comments and, we look forward to having... More 

Florida, New York
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220 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for one night with my husband and my 16 year old daughter. The inn was very nice but I stayed in room 6,which had a separate outside entrance and while the room was ok it wasn't as nice as the rooms in the Inn. I booked through expedia so I didn't know what room I was getting.... More 

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

We are pleased that your overall stay at the Compass Rose Inn was positive and thank you for writing this review on Trip Advisor. Expedia does differentiate room #6 as a "room" and gives a complete description of its size and access, where our other rooms are designated as "suites," but can understand the confusion . For best results when... More 

western mass
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed our stay at the Compass Rose Inn immensely. The suite was spacious - it had a sitting room with a nice sized desk, fireplace (not needed during our stay!) and comfortable chairs. The bathroom was also spacious, and it was nice to have such a large sink. It was even nicer that there was a... More 

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

Thank you so very much for your kind review and generous comments regarding your recent stay at the Compass Rose Inn. Our staff takes pride in the Inn and providing our guests with a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere. Kate is a very gracious innkeeper and does present a delicious breakfast for our guests. Again, thank you, and we look forward... More 

Cambridge, MA
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an idyllic place to stay for a night to enjoy Newburyport. Fastidiously clean and tastefully decorated. Very fine sheets and comfortable bed. Warm, friendly, helpful manager/inn-keeper. The breakfast that she cooked for us was stellar---tasty, healthy and fresh. The town is delightful, the beaches fabulous, and it's a quick ride from Cambridge MA where we live. Very wonderful... More 

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

Thank you for your very positive comments and for taking the time to post them on Trip Advisor. Our staff very much appreciates your kind words. Newburyport and the surrounding area is very rich in history and culture. There is great shopping, fine dining, hiking and biking trails and oh, those beaches. We look forward to having you visit us... More 

Mouvaux
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29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Compass Rose Inn is an excellent place to stay. The room I stayed in was fantastic in terms of space, cleanliness and atmosphere and the breakfast was very good; not the boring breakfast that hotels typically offer. The surprise for me was the location. I really hadn't heard from Newburyport, and here I was in the centre of a... More 

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

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay at the Compass Rose Inn. Newburyport is rich in history and our location makes it easy for our guests to navigate the City and explore all that it has to offer. It is our pleasure to provide a relaxing atmosphere and our Innkeeper, Kate, dishes up a wonderful breakfast. Thank... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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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 Street, Newburyport, MA 01950
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Newburyport
Price Range: $240 - $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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Also Known As:
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