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Compass Rose Inn

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Tromso, Norway
Reviewed April 24, 2016

Newburyport is truly a beautiful and quiescent town. And the same goes for the Compass Rose Inn. During the two night stay, it was really nothing negative worth mentioning. A very warm welcome, spacious and bright suites, comfortable beds and lovely interior, all inside this beautiful inn located in a very quiet street in the midst of Newburyport centre. Pricing...

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

Yes, Newburyport is a beautiful town and we are so pleased you feel the same about the Compass Rose Inn. We strive to provide a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere for our guests and are gratified when that has been accomplished. Thank you for your positive review and, it is our hope you will visit us again in the future.

New York City, New York
Reviewed April 2, 2016

We took a trip to Newburyport for the very first time, and decided to stay at The Compass Rose Inn based on the glowing online reviews -- and the 5-star reviews were spot on. This is quite possibly the best inn we've ever stayed at. The room was gorgeous with a working fireplace, which we lit (there were duraflame logs...

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

It was our pleasure to have you stay with us on your first visit to the Newburyport area. Our goal is to provide you with a comfortable and inviting experience not only at the Inn, but for the City and surrounding areas as well. We thank you for your glowing review and look forward to having you stay with us...

Newton, Massachusetts
Reviewed March 31, 2016

lovely B&B with full suites next to Downtown. historically inspired building is actually new, so everything works, and you can't hear your fellow traveler snoring next door. i avoid most B&Bs because they are old houses with large gaps under the door, fake pot pouri and formica around the tubs. this place is very well put together, quiet and elegant....

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

We are very happy you chose the Compass Rose Inn for your recent birthday celebration. Thank you too for your favorable review of the Inn. Much pride is taken to give our visitors a comfortable environment in which to enjoy their time while away from home. We look forward to having you stay with us on your next visit to...

Blacksburg, Virginia
Reviewed March 22, 2016

The Compass Rose is well situated in the middle of Newburyport, just steps from the river and from the many downtown shops and restaurants. Built in 2012, the bed and breakfast has an old, classic feel with high ceilings, moldings, and comfortable furniture in the main room. Rooms are spacious, each with sofa, writing desk, comfy chair, bed, towel warmers;...

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

Thank you for your very favorable comments about the Compass Rose, but most especially for staying with us during your recent trip to Newburyport. Kate, our Innkeeper, is at the ready with information about local events, shopping or places to dine and is eager to make your stay with us a pleasant one. Again, we thank you and look forward...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed March 20, 2016

I recently stayed at the Compass Rose Inn with my mother, but I couldn't be happier. The room was neat and clean and the bed was extremely comfortable. In the morning, the innkeeper made a delicious breakfast that was amazing. There was coffee, cinnamon rolls, quiche, cereal, bagels, and so much more. If you are deciding between this inn and...

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

We so enjoyed having you and your mother stay with us at the Compass Rose Inn, and are pleased you had an inviting and comfortable experience. Thank you for your kind words, and it is our hope you will think of the Compass Rose when planning a future visit to Newburyport.

West Yarmouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed March 15, 2016

My wife and I recently had the distinct pleasure of staying at the Compass Rose Inn in downtown Newburyport! (We had wanted to stay at the Compass Rose last Summer but learned we needed to secure our reservations well in advance!) The hospitality and accommodations were superb which led us to extend our stay two nights. Between the beautiful and...

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

It was our pleasure to have you and your wife join us for an extended stay at the Compass Rose. Our goal is to be a comfortable, relaxing "home-away-from-home" for our guests and to provide for them a tranquil, carefree escape. Kate aims to please and her delicious breakfasts and helpful knowledge of the surrounding area attests to this fact....

Colts Neck, New Jersey
Reviewed March 2, 2016

Having been born and raised in Newburyport, it is very special to have such a warm and welcoming Inn to stay at on our visits back. Each time we plan a getaway, we think we should go somewhere different, but have yet to find another Inn that provides us with the level of comfort we find at the Compass Rose.....

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

We are so pleased that you choose the comfort of the Compass Rose and it's accessibility to local attractions when you visit Newburyport and thank you for your patronage and positive review. Kate is a wonderful addition to our Inn. Her culinary talents and pleasing personality add much to the comfort of our guests. Our management team look forward to...

Ellicott City, Maryland
Reviewed December 10, 2015

Lovely Inn, delicious breakfasts, very comfortable room...a suite with a sitting room, bedroom and full bath. Located right near the heart of Newburyport making it easy to get to shops and restaurants. Delightful town.

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

Thank you for choosing our Inn on your recent visit to Newburyport. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the comfort of the Compass Rose and it's accessibility to all of Newburyport's local attractions. Our management team look forward to your return visit in the future and thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor.

New Tripoli, Pennsylvania
Reviewed November 3, 2015

We stayed at the Compass Rose on a spontaneous weekend trip. The Inn is beautiful with comfortable, very well appointed rooms. The owner and staff are exceptionally friendly and work hard to make sure you feel right at home. Plenty of great places to eat within walking distance. We will definitely visit the Compass Rose again the next time we...

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

We at the Compass Rose Inn sincerely thank you for choosing our Inn on your recent visit to Newburyport. Our management team thank you for taking the time to post this review and look forward to your return visit in the future. Best of luck to you on your new business venture.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed October 22, 2015

Oh, what a difference a couple of years makes at the The Compass Rose Inn! We stayed for a week three years ago and could not say enough good things about the place and the people who ran it. Now, there has been a definite change for the worse. But, first the "good news:" The Compass Rose Inn continues to...

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

We are sorry that you were unsatisfied with your recent stay at the Compass Rose Inn and sincerely apologize for the rudeness you encountered upon check in. Please know that we have taken the necessary steps to assure this doesn't happen again. It has always been our policy to accommodate every guest whether it be a requested early/late check-in, special...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • 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 St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2722
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Newburyport
Price Range: $221 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Compass Rose Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Room 6 which is outside the main building but amazingly quiet and private. Beautiful big room with 2 Queen beds and lots of morning light”
waynel345, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“The only accessible room is #1, which is located on the first floor. All other rooms are up 1-2 flights of stairs.”
kathleencN1338XT, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Room 4 has the best views!”
graces588, Jan 17, 2017 | Read review
“Third floor has direct access to a wonderful widow's walk room - great for small get-to-gether.”
lindsaygoldstein, Dec 21, 2016 | Read review
“They have great suites with fireplaces”
622wendyd, Nov 23, 2016 | Read review
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