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dallas, texas
Reviewed 9 August 2012

4 of us stayed at Blue Shutters Sunday night. GO RANGERS!!! Ed was great. Very informative. Even called and booked reservations for us at a really good restaurant. Just wish we had time to stay longer. Perfect location. We'll be back for sure.

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Castleton On Hudson, New York
Reviewed 6 August 2012

We usually stay at the Bass Rocks and they required a 3 night stay for our weekend and we couldn't do that. So I found the Blue Shutters and i was so excited when Patty called and said they had a cancellation. We arrived Friday night greeted by Tony and Eddie, got to our room sat outside and had our...

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Abilene, Texas
Reviewed 2 August 2012 via mobile

I found Blue Shutters using Trip Advisor. I had one night in the middle of a trip where I could fit in a little time at the beach. From my initial contact with Tony Sapienza, one of the innkeepers, I had a wonderful experience. When I arrived I was greeted by both of the couples who own the in. You...

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Portland, Connecticut
Reviewed 25 June 2012

This is the first time we have ever stayed in Gloucester and we are delighted with the choice of accommodations we made. We spent three nights in the Beachside Room enjoying the hospitality and amazing views offered by the Blue Shutter Inn. If you are looking for a sit down breakfast with multiple courses, this is not the place for...

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 June 2012

I have been traveling to Gloucester, MA for the past 14 years and have stayed at a number of enjoyable places in Gloucester. This last visit was my first time staying at Blue Shutters Beachside Inn and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The location is absolutely perfect to enjoy the beach and an even more perfect place to simply relax. The...

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boston
Reviewed 3 June 2012

We have stayed at the Blue Shutters three times. If you like the beach, this is a great place to stay. The innkeepers are very friendly and will make sure you have everything you need. They serve a continental breakfast which is included in the rate. This is a great place to bring kids, they are welcome here. There are...

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West Seneca, New York
Reviewed 24 April 2012

We stayed at the Blue Shutters Beachside Inn last year for one night after a hectic Halloween week in Salem. We wanted peace and quiet, relaxation, and time to unwind. I fell in love with this place. Even though it was early November, the scenery couldn't be beat. The breakfast offered was fresh, and delightful. Piping hot coffee, and a...

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Washington DC
Reviewed 15 March 2012

This beautiful home was originally a farm house and faces Good Harbor Beach, a beautiful walking beach of pale sand, small waves, dunes and rock outcroppings. The first floor opens onto a big sitting room with a couch facing the ocean, bird books, telescope and binoculars laid out. Ed was the perfect host. On request, he was full of local...

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San Diego, California, United States
Reviewed 27 October 2011

We were not aware of the walls and floor construction, as the previous review submits, because we pretty much had the place to ourselves due to the arrival of the October monsoons. That aside, the location, views, and especially our host Ed Comer, were all first rate. Ed is very knowledgeable about the history and culture of Gloucester, and was...

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Meriden, Connecticut
Reviewed 25 October 2011

I'll concur the review previous to this in several aspects. The fact that this inn is so close to the beach is an amazing feature. You are within walking distance to Good Harbor Beach. Sunrises and sunsets were very nice both on the beach and in the inn as well. I feel bad leaving an "average" review because the hosts...

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csblueshutters, Owner at Blue Shutters Beachside Inn, responded to this review

We’ve seen two recent guests comment on TripAdvisor that the Blue Shutters “isn’t for light sleepers”, and we thought we should respond. We like to think the Blue Shutters has something for everyone – and even light sleepers will enjoy a stay here (we’re pretty sure many already have). But it is true this is an older building, meaning we...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Steps from Good Harbor Beach (#1 Beach in New England 2012). Minutes to downtown Gloucester (America's Oldest Fishing Port) and Rockport. Close to Cape Ann's 20+ restaurants and dozens of shops and galleries, as well as the Rocky Neck Art Colony (America's oldest and continuous operating art colony). Just 55 minutes by car or commuter rail to Boston and less than 2 hours drive from other New England destinations. We're one of the most popular spots on "the island you can drive to" (our section of Gloucester is separated from the Massachusetts mainland by the Annisquam River). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Shutters Beachside Inn

Address: 1 Nautilus Rd, Gloucester, MA 01930-3202
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Gloucester
Price Range: $105 - $367 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Blue Shutters Beachside Hotel Gloucester
Blue Shutters Beachside Inn Gloucester, MA - Cape Ann
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“Leave your wi-fil behind! This is a beach destination. There are two floors / stairs to climb - keep that in mind.”
 of 5 bubbles jm153, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“1st or 2nd floor”
 of 5 bubbles metal1_10, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“we took the third floor - great view”
 of 5 bubbles danielbG6504VX, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Deckside is quieter but does not have ocean views. We like it because it's more private and has a full kitchen and its own deck.”
 of 5 bubbles epelleg12, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Many types of rooms available suitable for singles, couples, and families.”
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