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Bethesda, Maryland
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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South Kingstown, Rhode Island
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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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Thank cherylpeckrn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

Gaithersburg, Maryland
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had stayed here before and wanted to come back and enjoy the wonderful views. The updates in the lobby look great!! Dinner was ok, we just had sandwiches which were nothing special. The dinners coming out looked great. Views were still beautiful.

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

Hello - Thank you for the review! I'm glad that you enjoyed the new updates that we have made to The Emerson. I'll let our Executive Chef know that you were not wowed by our sandwich offerings and we'll see if there is something we can do to make them more special. Thank you for that feedback. Hope to see... More 

Palmer, Massachusetts
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

outstanding service, extremely clean inn! Beautiful pool ! Walking distance to halibut state park . Highly recommend ocean facing rooms, worth the sunset and sun rise . five star breakfast included with stay! Emerson Inn the gem of Rockport!!

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

Hi Bill - thank you for the great review! I'm so happy that our staff and our grounds could make your stay a memorable one. See you again soon! More 

Stamford, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an overnight stay in a clean and comfortable king room with a breathtaking ocean view. The inn is a great combination of antique charm combined with modern amenities. Lovely grounds with a cliff walk, an inviting pool and a short distance to town. Breakfast on the patio was delightful. Can't wait to go back.

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Thank WendyBo3
Krysten R, General Manager at Emerson Inn, responded to this review

Hi Wendy - thank you so much for the review! We're happy to hear that you had a good time staying at Emerson Inn. We hope to see you here again soon! More 

Gloucester, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to the Emerson Pub as it is now called several times this summer. The first 2 meals were outstanding- Seared scallops and my husband had Duck. Both were excellent. More recently I had a salmon entre that was heavenly- grilled to perfection and leaning on sweet potato hash, which was more delicious than it sounded. The sweet... More 

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Thank oceanrower2014
Krysten R, General Manager at Emerson Inn, responded to this review

Hi there - thank you for taking the time to review us and thank you for being a Pigeon Cove Tavern regular! I'm delighted to hear that you, for the most part, have enjoyed our menu options and dining experiences. The new options that you tried out the last time you came to visit are menu items that we're hoping... More 

California
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48 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hadn't planned to visit Cape Ann and did not have reservations. We booked the Emerson last minute, sight unseen on line. It is tucked away in Rockport, down small country roads. We followed our GPS and when we made the final turn onto a gravel lane we were surprised to come upon this large grey Victorian inn. Music was... More 

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

Hi - thank you for reviewing us and thank you for the great remarks! I'm glad that you had a great time staying with us and that you enjoyed The Emerson so much. You are correct that some of the bathrooms in the older section of our property are on the smaller side, which is pretty typical of a historical... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Emerson Inn is charming. If it wasn't for the smallish room and the view of the road (granted, we didn't spend the extra cash for a room with a view), I would have given five bubbles. A full (and delicious) breakfast is served every morning. And the dinner we had was OUT OF THIS WORLD! (I had a swordfish... More 

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

Hi rheisey - Thank you for the great review! We had lovely time hosting you at Emerson Inn and Pigeon Cove Tavern and I'm happy to here that you enjoyed yourself. While some of our rooms are on the smaller side (which is typically of a historical property), we do offer some larger rooms and about half of our rooms... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $215 - $414 (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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