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The Emerson Inn

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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“ocean view”(29 reviews)
“charming hotel”(5 reviews)
“no lift”(7 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed two nights at the Emerson and I found it to be a really nice example of a seasonal New England hotel. The location is very attractive and its a short drive into Gloucester. The facility itself is quirky in that it seems to...More

Thank Nrock
Response from Krysten R, General Manager at The Emerson InnResponded 4 days ago

Hi there - thank you for taking the time to write to us and to share your experiences from your stay at The Emerson Inn! We're so happy that you enjoyed your trip to visit us. I really appreciate the honesty in your message here,...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

We stayed at The Emerson Inn for 4 nights. We couldn't have been more pleased! The Inn itself is combination of pure class and great history. The staff took care of our every need - even providing hot water for tea so we could sit...More

Thank Mommasw
Response from Krysten R, General Manager at The Emerson InnResponded 18 September 2017

Hi there - thank you so much for the great review! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed yourselves so much at Emerson Inn. We look forward to hosting you the next time you come to visit Rockport!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose to stay at the Emerson to feel like we were in Rockport - someplace with character and overlooking the water. It's great to get up early and enjoy a coffee on the porch. Our room was not ready when we arrived. No problem,...More

Thank Barry104
Response from Krysten R, General Manager at The Emerson InnResponded 1 week ago

Hi Barry - thank you for your review! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were able to take advantage of dinner at Pigeon Cove Tavern. We're always happy to make menu changes when we can to accommodate...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely location on the waterfront, but the owners clearly believe that location alone suffices. The staff are mainly young people on summer jobs, they have no idea how to serve food or drink. They are very nice and friendly, but clueless. Most meals were hit...More

Thank Nollaigbeg
Response from Krysten R, General Manager at The Emerson InnResponded 1 week ago

Hi there - thank you for your review. I'm glad that in general you enjoyed your stay but I do apologize if there were aspects of your trip that could be better. We do have a lot of younger staff members on our property, as...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to stop in Rockport for an overnight on our way to Maine. Lovely town and short drive to Gloucester if you choose to visit the artist colony and fishing village. The Emerson is charming, staff was friendly and welcoming, great food and delicious breakfast...More

Thank poco501
Response from Krysten R, General Manager at The Emerson InnResponded 1 week ago

Hello and thank you for taking the time to write to us! We're happy that you enjoyed your trip out to Rockport and that you had a nice time at The Emerson Inn. I'm also happy that you enjoyed our quaint community, we think it's...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Banquet Room
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$208 - US$399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$208 - US$399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (147)
Room & Suite (51)
Pool & Beach (12)
Dining (8)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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nanat123
31 August 2017|
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Response from Paul R | Property representative |
Hi! Apologies for the late reply! The property is wheelchair accessible, but unfortunately all bathrooms at the property are shower/tub combinations, not a true "step in shower". Hope this helps!
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s m
13 November 2015|
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Response from SmilingKodiak | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the weather, I suspect. May be open for ice skating.
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Diana H
18 October 2015|
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Response from Diana H | Reviewed this property |
thank you soo much for your response. we stayed at the top to much of a uneven hike to go down by the water. there were like someone stated trails about a mile from the hotel
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Room Tips
"Lower floors mitigate the no elevator issue."
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"Room 206 is the room from Hell. The owners should be ashamed to offer this room to the public."
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"Book an ocean view room or suite."
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"ask for a view of the ocean. There are no elevators so be prepared to walk up if you are on the 4th floor."
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