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Good Harbor Beach House
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1.87 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (72 reviews)
Winter time stay

"The home was wondeful, spacious and clean. We loved the roominess of the bottom floor with lots of windows which provided a nice place to relax after a long day. All bedrooms are on the second floor and were very roomie. All beds were very comfortable with one exception one was very soft. Bathrooms ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2019

Good Harbor Beach House
Grand Family Home Between Good Harbor and Long Beach
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2.23 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (42 reviews)
First time user.

"I have never used VRBO before. I have to say I'm not impressed. Has nothing to do with the house."…"

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

Grand Family Home Between Good Harbor and Long Beach
Nature Lover's Paradise: Cozy Couples/families, Near Beaches, Nature Walks, Golf; Hispeed Wifi
The price is $150 per night
3.02 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (25 reviews)
Honeymooning

"We enjoyed our stay in Gloucester. The home was very roomy and had everything you could possibly need. The homeowners were friendly and even passed out Halloween candy while we were out for the evening. Any questions I had were answered quickly. I would definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2019

Nature Lover's Paradise: Cozy Couples/families, Near Beaches, Nature Walks, Golf; Hispeed Wifi
Lovely Loft Living in Lanesville - Quality Accommodations in Seaside Village
5/5Exceptional! (54 reviews)
A little slice of peace

"Renting was easy and accommodations were pleasant. Geographically in a great spot to hit up all of what the area has to offer. Good place to unwind after a day of discovery."…"

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019

Lovely Loft Living in Lanesville - Quality Accommodations in Seaside Village
La Bohème Retreat - Unplug, Unwind & Uplift Your Spirit!
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0.68 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (12 reviews)
Unusual and inviting

"We loved this little place, it had a lot of character!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

La Bohème Retreat - Unplug, Unwind & Uplift Your Spirit!
Wingaersheek Beach - Newly Renovated!
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2.95 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (5 reviews)
Great location, beautiful home

"Great house with lots of amenities and all new everything as house recently was (and is) being renovated. When we booked the house it was advertised as 3 bedrooms, but the listing was later changed to a 2 bedroom, but there is a lot of space and plenty of sleeping options. Cannot beat the location ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

Wingaersheek Beach - Newly Renovated!
Cape Ann's Marina Resort
3.5 out of 5
75 Essex Avenue, Gloucester, MA
Free Cancellation
The price is $169 per night
0.91 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (174 reviews)

"Good, close to the town and area we wanted to visit. Bad, the walls and floor thin, the other guest too loud."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2020

Cape Ann's Marina Resort
Castle Manor Inn
2.5 out of 5
141 Essex Avenue, Gloucester, MA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $135 per night
1.23 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (296 reviews)

"We were there to partake in our own family’s Thanksgiving nearby. We really just slept, showered and had our morning coffee before venturing off to our own events. Everything was great for our needs! Thank you!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2019

Castle Manor Inn
Atlantis Oceanfront Inn
3 out of 5
125 Atlantic Road, Gloucester, MA
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1.59 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (247 reviews)

"Great view and the breakfast was excellent. Very friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

Atlantis Oceanfront Inn
Harborview Inn
4 out of 5
71 Western Avenue, Gloucester, MA
The price is $199 per night
0.4 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (105 reviews)
Historic charm B&B with breathtaking waterfront!

"Wonderful stay with a beautiful view of the water. Conveniently located to great seafood. The staff were very friendly and the owner, John, recommended great local restaurants."…"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

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Visiting Gloucester

History buffs will enjoy exploring Gloucester, and visitors give high marks for the seaside. Tourists can also enjoy the city's seafood restaurants, monuments, and art.

  • There are 33 hotels and other accommodations in Gloucester
  • The closest major airport is in Beverly, MA (BVY-Beverly Municipal), 12.8 mi (20.6 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Lawrence, MA (LWM-Lawrence Municipal), 24.3 mi (39.1 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Gloucester

The city's cultural venues include Sargent House Museum and Cape Ann Museum. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Fishermen's Memorial Monument, Schooner Adventure, and Ten Pound Lighthouse. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the seaside and these places to visit: Stage Fort Park, Half Moon Beach, and Niles Beach.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 33 hotels and other lodging options available to pick from in Gloucester. These are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Beauport Hotel Gloucester - With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and free valet parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and comfortable rooms.
  • Ocean House Hotel at Bass Rocks - Our customers like the breakfast and pool at this hotel. This 4-star hotel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi.
  • Atlantis Oceanfront Inn - This 3-star motel features an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia customers like its breakfast and beach locale.

Getting Around Gloucester

With so many transportation options, exploring all of Gloucester is a breeze. To explore the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Gloucester Station or West Gloucester Station. You can explore your options for water transportation at the local port.

Dressing for Gloucester

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 50°F and the nighttime average to be 16°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 78°F during the day and 30°F at night
  • July through September averages 80°F during the day and 44°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 64°F during the day and 18°F at night
  • About 47.40 inches of rain falls on Gloucester each year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 78°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 18°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Gloucester?
The Vista is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Another favorite option for your visit based on reviews is Harborview Inn.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Gloucester, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel bookings are refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your check-in date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the top deals on offer in Gloucester.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Gloucester?
To find more details about changing or cancelling your trip to Gloucester, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation in Gloucester?
Atlantis Oceanfront Inn is a top 3-star property on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other choices for your kid-friendly vacation include Sea Lion Motel and Cottages and The Vista. Attractions in the area like Wolf Hollow and Salem Willows Park are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic vacation to Gloucester?
Beauport Hotel Gloucester is a favorite 3.5-star hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and a poolside bar. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Ocean House Hotel at Bass Rocks and Harborview Inn.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Cape Ann?
The Seafarer Inn is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It’s located just a short 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from Cape Ann. Other good choices within 5 miles include Rockport Inn And Suites and Pleasant Street Inn.
What about the best place to stay close to Good Harbor Beach?
One of the top choices for your stay is Atlantis Oceanfront Inn, located a short 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Good Harbor Beach, and this 3-star property offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Sea Lion Motel and Cottages and The Vista are other good choices nearby.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Gloucester?
The Vista is a top 4-star beach hotel with a seasonal outdoor pool and free breakfast. Other good choices for your beach trip include Sea Lion Motel and Cottages and Atlantis Oceanfront Inn. Head to Good Harbor Beach or Long Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best place to stay in Gloucester to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Ocean House Hotel at Bass Rocks is a top 4-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other choices to soak up the local history include Sea Lion Motel and Cottages and Atlantis Oceanfront Inn. Also notable landmarks to visit include Dogtown, Hammond Castle, and Schooner Adventure.
What are some accommodations with pools in Gloucester?
The Vista is a top hotel with an outdoor pool, free continental breakfast, and free WiFi. A couple of other options that offer an onsite pool include Sea Lion Motel and Cottages and Atlantis Oceanfront Inn.
What is the best spa hotel in Gloucester?
Beauport Hotel Gloucester is a top beach spa hotel featuring a restaurant, a pool, a rooftop terrace, and a fitness center. Another popular spa hotel in Gloucester is Ocean House Hotel at Bass Rocks.
What's the best hotel for staying near Logan International Airport (BOS)?
Hilton Boston Logan Airport is a popular 4-star hotel featuring a restaurant and an indoor pool. It’s located a short 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Logan Intl. Airport. Other accommodations close to the airport are Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor and Embassy Suites Boston Logan Airport.

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