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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really excellent -- the cottages are simple, clean, homey and right on the water. We used to stay in the inn (now sadly closed) but the cottages give the same feel. Rockport is a wonderful and special place and this is a great way to experience it. The staff is also very responsive to issues that arise (we had a... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While our trip to Rockport was a too quick weekend - we enjoyed our stay at the Seaward immensely. What a beautiful setting! Our room was spacious and very comfortable - and everything was ship shape. Nancy is a very thoughtful and excellent innkeeper. We loved having a glass of wine sitting outside with our gorgeous view of the water.... More 

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Comfortable, very clean, a great view & a gracious host. We did not need anything else. Nancy was very friendly and accommodating. The Inn's location is just perfect; close to town yet quiet and right across from the water.

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SeawardRockport, Owner at The Seaward, responded to this review

Thank you Jill. I really appreciate this review given how much time you had to be away. I hope to see you both again next season. Best wishes, Nancy More 

Delhi, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

I (We) cannot say enough great things about Nancy the owner who went to every effort to make our stay comfortable for us as well as Nancy her helper, Our " Lovers Cove " was spacious, comfortable and clean.The living room sofa and chair was very comfortable, the bedroom spacious, as well as great closet and dresser space; the King... More 

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SeawardRockport, Owner at The Seaward, responded to this review

Thank you for this wonderful review. You really touched on EVERYTHING someone might be curious about. I might have to post it on my Facebook page?! It was a delight to have you and Walter here for an extended stay. I miss you! More 

Lee, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

We just want to say how much we enjoyed our stay at the Seaward. You couldn't have made it more perfect, with all the little touches to make it feel like home. The cleanliness was aces, and that's always so important to us. Your location was outstanding, serenity of the ocean views plus walking trails along the sea (our dog... More 

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SeawardRockport, Owner at The Seaward, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for this lovely review! I was just poking around the tripadvisor site and noticed you and some others had written some great reviews. I had no idea! I hope to see you again before too long. Best wishes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Everything you need for a peaceful, relaxing vacation. Comfortable living area, small but functional kitchen area, large bedroom with a king bed, and s small bathroom. Great view of the ocean from the windows or the small, private garden. This is just a great place to relax and unwind. The owner, Nancy, is very friendly and available to answer any... More 

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SeawardRockport, Owner at The Seaward, responded to this review

Thank you for this review. I know how hard it can be to get to these things after returning from a week of peace and relaxation. It was a pleasure meeting you and Fran. I hope you do get to Rockport and The Seaward again one day. Best wishes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

This adorable apartment is perfect for an ocean getaway. The apartment was clean and cozy with comfortable beds and many amenities. You can't beat the gorgeous ocean view from the front room. The apartment is an easy walk or short car ride to Rockport, a quintessential New England oceanside town. There are also many beautiful beaches in Rockport and its... More 

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SeawardRockport, Owner at The Seaward, responded to this review

Hi Meg, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. It is greatly appreciated! Your description of the comfortable beds, great views and proximity to the beach and town will, undoubtedly, be valuable to future guests considering The Seaward. I hope you and Tom will be able to make a return visit one day More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

The Seaward has everything that my boyfriend and I needed to unwind - stunning views of the ocean, a very comfortable bed and Nancy - the innkeeper who gave me great recommendations of things to check out in Rockport/Gloucester during my stay. An absolute gem. Can't wait to return!!

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SeawardRockport, Owner at The Seaward, responded to this review

Thank you Samara! Your review and kind comments are greatly appreciated. I look forward to your return in October! More 

South Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Great stay at The Seaward. Slept like a baby on a great bed and was looked after well by the host. A really nice walk in to Rockport or wander round to Gap Cove, the beauty of the place is hard to match. Can't wait to return to The Seaward and to this corner of New England

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The Seaward Inn has morphed over the years and recently downsized to a handful of nice rooms and suites. This place has a charm so befitting of New England. The rooms were built in the 40's and 50's, but rather than feel old and gray they have character and a certain charm that almost reminds you of a smaller and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Seaward Inn, nestled on the outmost edge of Cape Ann, has taken many shapes and forms over the past 65 years while remaining in the Cameron family. Although the main building and restaurant were sold in December 2013, the building formerly known as Spruce Cottage or Gulls Nest will now be available for weekly rentals for the 2015 season. Guests can choose from our cottage, Lover's Cove (king bedded unit), or Gully Point (suite with deck). Each unit has a private bathroom, Direct TV, free wireless internet, air conditioning, a refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, hairdryers and plenty of free parking. There is also an outdoor gas grille for your convenience and pleasure. The Seaward offers a refreshing, rustic seaside alternative to vacationing in Rockport with four unique choices of accommodations. Guests who visit The Seaward comment on the restful atmosphere, while still being close to a wealth of attractions including gorgeous nature preserves, great shopping, boating, whale watching, museums, and sandy beaches. We also offer bicycles to enjoy the winding rocky coastal roads and pathways with stunning vistas and breathtaking sunrises and sunsets. The Seaward is located on Marmion Way, known for its lovely homes, gardens and ocean views. Here you can relax to the soothing sound of waves lapping the rocky shore and distant fog horn while watching the lobster and sailboats pass by. We are a short & scenic mile to downtown Rockport which can be accessed along an ocean path. Along the way you will pass Old Garden Beach; a good spot for a dip, and "headlands" for an outstanding view of Rockport Harbor. Spruce Cottage - enjoy two bedrooms - a queen sized bed in one room and 2 twin beds in another. The kitchen offers a stove, sink, small refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker. Although most folks prefer to relax on the front lawn, the cozy living room includes a kitchen table, fireplace couch and flatscreen TV.  Gully Point - Enjoy a deck with ocean views and rocking chairs. Gully Point offers accommodations for up to 4 people comfortably. One bedroom has a queen sized bed, while the rather spacious living room has accommodations for two more on a comfortable (full size) sleeper couch. Loblolly Cove - has a similar set up as Gully Point and can adjoin it to accommodate up to 8 people. Enjoy a deck with ocean views. On it's own Loblolly Cove offers accommodations for up to 5 people. One bedroom has a queen sized bed, while the living room has a twin day bed and pull our (full) couch. Lovers Cove has ocean views, a king sized bed, newly conditioned hardwood floors and a small private courtyard garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Seaward

Address: 42 Marmion Way, Rockport, MA 01966-1819 (Formerly Seaward Inn)
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Rockport
Price Range: $228 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Seaward 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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