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“Elegant surroundings and great food.”
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Jesse Harlow House
Ranked #1 of 18 Plymouth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Nottingham
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Elegant surroundings and great food.”
Reviewed October 18, 2013

A big thank you to Kathy & Dennis for opening up their beautiful house and letting us stay there.

We stayed in the Schooner Room for 3 nights which is beautifully themed and decorated.

The weather was great during our stay especially for October and we were able to eat Kathy's wonderful breakfasts on the verandah which made for a great start to our days. Thank you Kathy for for the recipe for baked French Toast!!!

The verandah featured again on one of our evenings when we sat out there with Kathy & Dennis sharing Dennis' Limoncello and "putting the world to rights" - it was like visiting with friends.

The location is just right - far enough away from the hustle and bustle but close enough to be able to walk to bars and restaurants.

A wonderful stay and would happily return.

Room Tip: The Schooner Room is beautifully appointed and has an en-suite shower room with a large shower. Howe...
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Stevens, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
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Reviewed October 7, 2013

This historic B and B is awesome! Kathy is a wonderful hostess, gracious, caring and informative. The whole place is spotless and tastefully decorated. Breakfasts are delicious and never rushed. The multi-leveled back patio and living room are warm and inviting areas to relax and mingle with other guests. Our days here will be very fondly remembered and made our visit to Plymouth and Boston extremely special. This was our second stay at this terrific B and B and we are already planning our next trip. Saying goodbye to Kathy was like saying goodbye to a close friend! Staying at the Jesse Harlow House will become a highlight of your stay in Plymouth.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
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Haywards Heath, England
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2013

Previous reviewers have already waxed lyrical about the Jesse Harlow House, and I would endorse them. The location is set back from the seafront, just off the main street through the town in a small square overlooking the Civil War memorial. Given the business of the shore front area, this makes the location ideal for anyone wanting to enjoy the town without being swamped.

We particularly liked the veranda, which was great for chilling out.

Without doubt, though the gem is Kathy, her efforts to provide the best service to her clients, and her ability to make you feel welcome. This goes well beyond what you would expect from a hotel reception. Breakfasts were varied (We were there for 3), and none were the same, but all were excellent. Really didn't need lunches after these meals, and in any case there were always the most wonderful cookies left out, with chilled fruit flavoured water.

Kathy gave us some really good pointers for evening meals- East Bay Grille, and Blue Eyed Crab, both of which were excellent. We wanted to see her husband's restaurant/ tavern as well and had our last dinner there- Boston Tavern in Middleboro, about 25 minutes drive away. This was a great find for us. Really buzzing roadside inn where we had surf & turf that was truly sensational in every sense. Followed up with a Chocolate Bomb, and I was in heaven! Definitely recommend anyone, particularly red blooded Brits, to go there.

Overall, a great 3 days. We're usually hotel users, but if all b&be are as good we would never look further.

  • Stayed September 2013
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philadelphia
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed September 16, 2013

My husband and I planned a visit to plymouth to see if we wanted to relocate to this beautiful town. Our experience at the Jesse Harlow House was beyond delightful. Kathy and Denis were the perfect inkeepers. We had reserved a 2 night stay and decided to stay another night. Food was fabulous, the company was wonderful. After the first night I felt like we had found some friends for life.
Her garden was so serene and her home ... well it was a "Home" that we will always come back to. Detail, details, details ... she did not miss one. This is certainly a place to not skip over.
We will be back soon. Jane and Steve

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Marshfield, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2013

I've frequented B&B's for ~25 years, & rank the Harlow first. This historical building is wonderfully restored, lovingly maintained, & comfortably furnished. Many spaces to relax inside, in the lovely gardens, or near the Coi pond. Kathy, the innkeeper, is generous with her time & talents. Her open friendliness made for an exceptional experience, & contributed to my ranking the Harlow as the best in my experience. I felt comfortably at home instantly. A talented baker & chef, Kathy pampered us with terrific breakfasts & superb tea treats. She shared recipes with us, & was quite inspirational. Walking distance to the sights & restaurants. Don't miss this jewel if you are visiting in or around Plymouth.

Room Tip: All lovely, quiet rooms -- you can't go wrong here.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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Seneca, South Carolina
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 9, 2013

This was such a wonderful bed and breakfast - Kathy the owner was so hospitable, friendly and welcoming and made us feel right at home. It is a charming historic house that is decorated beautifully (I took pictures of the kitchen because I want to pattern my kitchen reno after it) and updated for comfort. The breakfasts that Kathy made were amazing and even the snacks were incredible - including these Louisiana gooey cake bars that I completely stuffed myself on. I can't say enough about this B&B - it was the best one I have ever stayed in and I have traveled quite extensively. Stay here if you can - it is fantastic!

Room Tip: there are no bad rooms in this b&b! we had a tour and they were all lovely....
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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new jersey
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33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2013

We stayed two nights with Kathy and Dennis. This is a beautifully decorated, spotlessly clean place. We loved breakfast on their lovely back porch, the food was perfect. In the evening there was good conversation with the very friendly owners. We sat in their serene garden after a day of much walking. Jesse Harlow House is not far from the waterfront and Plymouth Rock and Mayflower II.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Jesse Harlow House
Address: 3 N Green St, Plymouth, MA 02360-3416
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Plymouth
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Ranked #1 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Plymouth
Number of rooms: 3

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