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Rhode Island
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully redone inn. Changed hands in 2015! Comfortable bed, great staff, beautiful view . An outdoor fire pit would be a great addition . Nice hot breakfast included. Terrific location and very romantic

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

Hi there - Thank you for the great review! I'm delighted that you had a great stay with us and enjoyed all of the renovations we recently did. I completely agree that a fire pit would be a nice addition; maybe we could add that sometime in the future! We hope that you'll come visit us again.

Columbus, OH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been to the Rockport area in the past but never quite this late in the season. We (almost literally) had the place to ourselves. That made it extra nice but even when they're busy I can't see it dropping off much. It's an historic register place and there are no elevators. That was not a deal breaker for us...

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

Hi there - Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review about us! I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay and were able to relax and enjoy the scenery that we have here at Emerson Inn. I completely agree with you that our corner rooms are lovely and have amazing views, great suggestion! Rockport as well...

Rockport, Massachusetts
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This is a view from our room!!! You must come to Rockport, MA and stay here!!! Gorgeous updated rooms with breathtaking views. We also enjoyed our dinner at the hotel's Pigeon Cove Tavern. Love the Rangoon, the scallops, and the homemade desserts! I highly recommend a visit here and definitely eat at the restaurant as well. Our room was #...

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

Hi Clare - Thank you so much for the review! I'm glad you enjoyed one of our recently renovated rooms and that you also had a great time at dinner at Pigeon Cove Tavern. The photo you took is lovely as well, thank you for sharing! Please do come back to visit.

Mission Viejo, California
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The people that work there are so nice!!! I think the dining room manager (woman) and a young lady helped me carry my bag up the stairs! I felt so bad! Everything looks remodeled since the last time I was there 20+years ago. Wonderful ocean front hotel, plenty of parking. Wonderful breakfast. Would definitely come back again.

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

Hi there - Thank you for such a wonderful review! I'm glad to hear that our Food and Beverage Manager was able to assist you with your luggage. We did take the time to renovate the Inn this past winter so I'm also happy to hear that you enjoyed our renovations. Thank you again and we hope you stay with...

Carmel, California
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This grand old hotel is in a magnificent location on the ocean with spectacular views and well appointed and comfortable refurbished rooms. The ocean views are spectacular; pay the extra for this eyeful of magnificence. The king room we had was spacious and well-appointed and we enjoyed the retention of the "old" doors, furniture, etc. that harken back to an...

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

Hi Jim - Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. I'm glad that you enjoyed the Inn and your guest room. I completely agree with you that the views from the Inn and from our oceanview rooms are spectacular, thank you for encouraging other guests to seek out those rooms as well. Take care and we...

Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this inn that recently just got a interior facelift and what a spectacular update !!! The rooms are spacious and modern with an old world charm to them,the ocean view will take your breath away !! The staff are warm, friendly and welcoming. The breakfast buffet is delicious, you have to try their scrambled eggs they are...

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

Hello Rachet - Happy to hear that you enjoyed the renovations that we did to our property! I'm also glad that our staff was able to make a memorable experience for you. Breakfast by Chef Gail is quite special and so thank you for taking the time to recognize her and all of her hard work. Thank you again and...

Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Held a business meeting at the Emerson Inn. Melissa Hobbs was terrific to work with and the venue was lovely. The food and service were great and the slower pace of the area really balanced out long days of meetings.

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

Hi Kathleen - thank you for the great review and thank you for choosing Emerson Inn as the location for your business event. We're pleased that you enjoyed your experience at our property. Thank you for your kind regards about our Events Manager, Melissa Hobbs, we are lucky to have her as a part of our team!

Worcester, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The Inn is beautifully maintained, quiet,& the view of the ocean breathtaking. The Veranda, overlooking the ocean, perfect for morning coffee & late night beverages & everything in between. The staff exceptional. We booked the Cape Ann Sightseeing package & had a wonderful boat cruise around the island with Capt Mark, despite the fog moving in he still gave us...

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

Hi Debbie - thank you for the great review! We're delighted that you enjoyed our Cape Ann Sightseeing Package with Mark, who sends his regards and thanks you for a lovely time. I'm also glad to hear that you will be back, we hope to see you soon!

New York
Reviewed 21 September 2016

At the farthest point on the peninsula, the Emerson Inn holds sway looking eastward towards Spain across the Atlantic. Too much imagination? Not really. The setting and the building are evocative of a proud if not romantic past. The common areas of the Inn are welcoming and large; the wall art hints at a budget that is not quite in...

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

Hi there - thank you for taking the time to review us! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We hope you come visit again soon!

Arlesheim, Switzerland
Reviewed 13 September 2016

As we just arrived from India via Switzerland we did not want to drive to far after the landing at Boston Logan Airport. It took us just an hour to go there by a rented car. It was in good distance to start our holidays. We got first a room to the street side, but the sink was clogged. Without...

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

Hi Andreas - thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review about us! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and your dining experiences at Emerson Inn. Rockport is such a beautiful destination so I'm glad that you were able to enjoy the town while also enjoying everything The Emerson has to offer. We...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Centre 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
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Rockport
Price Range: $266 - $401 (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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Emerson Inn By The Sea Hotel Rockport
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“Ask for a corner room if you can--views east and southeast.”
 of 5 bubbles ohiocoalminer, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Third Floor -- at the end of the hallway (avoid being below the 4th floor penthouses) with an ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles 439jimw, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get an Ocean View”
 of 5 bubbles H4302OZkathleenm, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The second floor ocean views were quite pleasant.”
 of 5 bubbles 255roscoe, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“People with physical disabilities need to ask for a ground level room. No elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles scdm, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
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