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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Inn is beautifully maintained, quiet,& the view of the ocean breathtaking. The Veranda, overlooking the ocean, perfect for morning coffee & late night beverages & everything in between. The staff exceptional. We booked the Cape Ann Sightseeing package & had a wonderful boat cruise around the island with Capt Mark, despite the fog moving in he still gave us... More 

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Thank pkcrash
Krysten R, General Manager at Emerson Inn, responded to this review

Hi Debbie - thank you for the great review! We're delighted that you enjoyed our Cape Ann Sightseeing Package with Mark, who sends his regards and thanks you for a lovely time. I'm also glad to hear that you will be back, we hope to see you soon! More 

New York
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At the farthest point on the peninsula, the Emerson Inn holds sway looking eastward towards Spain across the Atlantic. Too much imagination? Not really. The setting and the building are evocative of a proud if not romantic past. The common areas of the Inn are welcoming and large; the wall art hints at a budget that is not quite in... More 

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Krysten R, General Manager at Emerson Inn, responded to this review

Hi there - thank you for taking the time to review us! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We hope you come visit again soon! More 

Arlesheim, Switzerland
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we just arrived from India via Switzerland we did not want to drive to far after the landing at Boston Logan Airport. It took us just an hour to go there by a rented car. It was in good distance to start our holidays. We got first a room to the street side, but the sink was clogged. Without... More 

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Krysten R, General Manager at Emerson Inn, responded to this review

Hi Andreas - thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review about us! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and your dining experiences at Emerson Inn. Rockport is such a beautiful destination so I'm glad that you were able to enjoy the town while also enjoying everything The Emerson has to offer. We... More 

Connecticut
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80 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the smallest room I think I have every stayed in with an absolutely stunning view! The whole wall was a window overlooking the ocean. (See photo) I think this is good for families because it has a pool and there were lots and lots of children in it. People who are elderly or have physical disabilities should be... More 

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Thank scdm
Krysten R, General Manager at Emerson Inn, responded to this review

Hi scdm - thank you for taking the time to write this review! Thank you for the advise to our other guests concerning the lack of a lift as this is a very helpful point. As you mentioned, we do have two spacious rooms on our first level that are perfect for those who cannot climb stairs. The Emerson is... More 

England
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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a quite and restful break just a short (approx. 1 hour) from Boston. Rockport fitted the bill and the Emerson Inn was delightful. A comfortable traditional Inn which has recently been renovated. I loved the decor, muted paintwork and a mix of old and new. We enjoyed a spacious ocean view room with a huge 4... More 

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Krysten R, General Manager at Emerson Inn, responded to this review

Hi Bellaroo - thank you for the review! Rockport is the perfect retreat from the big city of Boston and I'm glad that you were able to find some relaxation and fun at The Emerson. I'm also glad to hear that you enjoyed the renovations that we did to the property and the mix between modern and vintage elements that... More 

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In all honesty I would have given this Inn a higher rating had it not been for the poor facilities in the room, It was supposed to be a standard double room,now, neither my husband or I are portly thankfully ,because if we were it would be a squeeze, the room we were allocated (206) should be described as a... More 

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Thank bionici
Krysten R, General Manager at Emerson Inn, responded to this review

Hi Bionici - Thank you for taking the time to write your review. While Room 206 is one of our smaller rooms, we do have rooms that are on the more spacious side so definitely give us a call the next time you are looking to stay with us so that we can book you a room that is on... More 

Bethesda, Maryland
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Newly renovated historical Inn in lovely Rockport. Fresh, comfortable with up to date amenities and gorgeous views. You can dine with views of the ocean or just sit on the porch and soak it all in. There is also a swimming pool for those not wanting to brave the ocean. The staff is friendly and eager to be of assistance,... More 

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Thank MMP P
Krysten R, General Manager at Emerson Inn, responded to this review

Hi there - thank you for taking the time to write us this review! We're glad that you had such a wonderful time at The Emerson and on your vacation. I completely agree that even just sitting on the porch here is a great way to spend the day - there's nothing more relaxing in my mind! We hope to... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Planned an impromptu getaway to the Emerson Inn with my mom and newborn baby... Let it be known that this hotel does not have an elevator and in the event you are elderly, handicapped, or lugging baby gear you will need to plan accordingly for your room location in advance. I did not realize this and we were on a... More 

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Krysten R, General Manager at Emerson Inn, responded to this review

Hi Liz - thank you for the review! I'm glad to hear that you had a wonderful vacation here at The Emerson. I'm also happy to hear that you were able to extend your vacation to be able to spend even more time here. I'm so sorry to hear about your phone charger. If you could, please send me an... More 

South Kingstown, Rhode Island
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

This was a perfect destination for a quick getaway. We were very happy with our stay. Room was small but very well kept and the ocean view from our room was breathtaking! We arrived late but able to enjoy dinner outside on the deck overlooking the Atlantic. Beautiful walking trail leads to gorgeous overlook of ocean. We would definitely return... More 

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Krysten R, General Manager at Emerson Inn, responded to this review

Hi Cheryl - thank you for the great review! I'm glad that you were able to enjoy The Emerson as well as the hiking trails that are around the property. Dinner on the deck is also a must, in my mind, so I'm happy to hear that you were also able to enjoy that. Thank you again and we hope... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed every minute. Spotless corner room with full view of the North Atlantic and the seaport surroundings. A wonderful 4 post canopy king bed with bedding and pillows as soft and cool as silk. The pool was a refreshing break after a long ride in 90 degree sun. From rocking chairs on the main porch facing the ocean to dinner... More 

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Thank Bob W
Krysten R, General Manager at Emerson Inn, responded to this review

Hi Bob - thank you for the lovely note! We're delighted that you enjoyed your room as well as the ambiance of the Inn. I'm glad that our staff was able to make your anniversary trip special. We hope that you'll continue to celebrate your anniversaries with us! More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Emerson Inn is Cape Ann's only historic grand hotel. Thirty-six beautifully appointed rooms have been restored to reflect the quality of yesteryear with amenities that discerning travelers seek today, including private baths, flat-screen televisions, complimentary Wi-Fi, and telephones. Located in scenic Rockport with spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Emerson Inn was reopened under new management in May of 2016. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emerson Inn

Address: 1 Cathedral Ave, Rockport, MA 01966-1102
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Rockport
Price Range: $188 - $443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Emerson Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Emerson Inn By The Sea Hotel Rockport
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