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Newburyport, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 November 2016

My wife and I stayed at this inn during our wedding and arranged for our key guests to do the same. The management was accommodating to our requests and everyone enjoyed their visit in this classic New England in-town B&B style inn (6 rooms total). No reason to stay anywhere else if you would like to walk around town and...

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

We so enjoyed having you stay with us at the during this most important time in your lives. Thank you so for your kind words and taking the time to write this review. It is our hope that you will make a return visit to Newburyport and the Compass Rose Inn, perhaps for an anniversary? Thanks again and best of...

Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We visited the inn and stayed for 4 nights. The property was built as in Inn in a federal style so you benefit from that style with modern conveniences. Our top floor suite was beautifully presented with everything we could need. Kate the Inn keeper made us feel very welcome and clearly is a very talented chef with delicious home...

Thank KevinB34
Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

So very happy that you enjoyed your recent stay at the Compass Rose Inn. We appreciate your kind words and look forward to you staying with us in the future. Kate, indeed, serves a delicious breakfast to our guests and her knowledge of Newburyport and all it has to offer will help you plan your plan your day. Thanks again...

Fall River, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Very clean, large rooms to stretch out and relax, tastefully designed and fantastic furnishings. Stately is an understatement ! The setting of Compass Rose is centrally located to town center and stores to window shop.

Thank scfffr
Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your gracious review of the Compass Rose. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time in Newburyport and the comforts of our Inn. We look forward to you visiting us again in the future.

Wallingford, Connecticut
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We had a large comfortable room with a private entrance. Restaurants and downtown shops were within easy walking distance and we were able to park our car and forget about it during our stay. An excellent breakfast was included and we enjoyed speaking with some of the other guests.

1Thank mbushey2016
Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay at the Compass Rose and thank you for your kind review. It is our pleasure to provide a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere for our guests so that they may enjoy their time away from home. Hopefully you will make the Compass Rose your choice for accommodations on your next visit to...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Loved staying at the Inn, very cozy!! Great location to downtown Newburyport too. Breakfast was provided in the morning, we had the quiche and it was delicious! Would definitely recommend the Compass Rose Inn to our family/friends.

Thank rscaligirl
Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your favorable review of our Inn. We appreciate you taking the time to post this review and the kind words. So pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Lititz, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Our children researched and set us up for two nights in this amazing B and B. While the architecture looks like a 100 year old house it was built only about 12 years ago. We have stayed in a lot of B and B's and this has to be one of the best. It has five very large suits that...

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Compass Rose. Thank you for the kind words in your review and thanks to your children for choosing our Inn for your get-away. We hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 14 September 2016

The Inn was very comfortable and well appointed, with all that we needed to make our stay enjoyable, not least of which was an excellent breakfast mini-buffet with both warm and cold options, fresh fruit, and best of all - plenty of coffee! The host was helpful and the innkeeper was gracious. I did note that a station that was...

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your recent review of our Inn. Your kind words were greatly appreciated. We are so pleased you chose the Compass Rose Inn for your birthday celebration. We apologize for the music filtering into your room during the night and have taken steps to make sure the sound is turned off during the night hours. Thanks...

County Armagh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing stay, lovely staff and a great location. Nice breakfast offered fresh fruit, cereals, tea and coffee, eggs and sausages, omelettes or quiche and of course nice pastries for afters! Our bedroom was lovely and very spacious with very nice furnishings. Mini Molton brown shower gel, shampoo and conditioner in the ensuite. Shower over the bath, nice sized bath if...

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay at the Compass Rose Inn and thank you for your kind words. Our staff strives to make your stay at the Inn as comfortable as possible. Kate, our Innkeeper, provides you with a delicious and varied breakfast to start your day as you visit Newburyport and all it has to offer....

Port Washington, New York
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Entire house is gorgeous and immaculate; location in the center of everything but very quiet; outstanding breakfast; free wifi; Kate is accommodating and very pleasant; harbor view from our suite on third floor (#4). We'll be back!

Thank amyrow55
Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you stay with us at the Compass Rose Inn and thank you for your kind words as well as posting this review. Kate, our Innkeeper, and staff take pride in providing a warm and comfortable environment for our guests while they visit the Newburyport area. Thanks again and we look forward to your future...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Beautiful house, but when we arrived we realized that we were going to stay in an adjoining brick building next to the house and this was not mentioned online at all. To enter the room, there were very steep steps that were difficult for my elderly mother. When I brought this up to the staff member, she was incredibly rude...

1Thank Ireneboston
Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

We are very sorry that your recent stay at our Inn was not a pleasant one. Your concerns have been discussed with our staff in hopes to avoid your experience from happening again. We are also in the process of working with our booking agents regarding the online description of the room you have made reference to. Again, I hope...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the heart of downtown Newburyport, you'll find a hidden treasure called Compass Rose. This sophisticated all-suite Inn offers you the opportunity to relax and experience the character and historic charm of a picturesque New England town. Compass Rose is a newly constructed Federal style mansion incorporating period ambiance with state of the art comfort and safety. Our spacious accommodations include five elegant three-room suites; each with a fire placed sitting room, bedroom with king sized bed and a luxurious private bath and a dressing alcove. We offer a convenient first floor suite for our visitors who prefer not to use stairs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Compass Rose Inn

Address: 5 1/2 Center St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2722
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Newburyport
Price Range: $290 - $407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Compass Rose Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Room 4 has the best views!”
 of 5 bubbles graces588, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Third floor has direct access to a wonderful widow's walk room - great for small get-to-gether.”
 of 5 bubbles lindsaygoldstein, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“They have great suites with fireplaces”
 of 5 bubbles 622wendyd, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Suite one is the most accessible as it is on the ground level.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelDadSanDiego, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are front to back in this Inn.”
 of 5 bubbles scfffr, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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