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4.4 / 5Excellent
161 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Air Conditioning


What's nearby

RestaurantThe Blue Sapphire11 min walk
RestaurantDunkin' Donuts3 min drive
AirportBoston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.)58 min drive

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Free cancellation on all rooms

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  • West Room

    West Room

    Room amenities

    • 140 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Pigeon Cove Room

    Pigeon Cove Room

    Room amenities

    • 154 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Historic Room

    Historic Room

    Room amenities

    • 120 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Charming Room

    Charming Room

    Room amenities

    • 108 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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About this area


Located in Rockport, Emerson Inn is near a metro station and on the waterfront. Shalin Liu Performance Center and Maritime Gloucester are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Straightsmouth Island Lighthouse and Schooner Adventure. Our guests appreciate the hotel's quiet location.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Halibut Point State Park - 16 min walk
  • Paper House - 7 min drive
  • Motif No 1 - 9 min drive
  • Cape Ann - 10 min drive
  • Pebble Beach - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Rockport Station - 5 min drive
  • Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) - 58 min drive


  • The Pigeon Cove Tavern — 1 min walk
  • The Blue Sapphire - 11 min walk
  • Dunkin' Donuts - 3 min drive
  • Ellen's Harborside Restaurant - 4 min drive
  • Blue Lobster Grill - 4 min drive

About this property

Emerson Inn

Historic hotel with restaurant and outdoor pool
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include coffee/tea in a common area, concierge services, and free newspapers. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and hair dryers. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and guests will also find premium bedding and ironing boards.
Emerson Inn offers 36 accommodations with bathrobes and designer toiletries. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels.
Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. This Rockport hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Free self parking

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily: USD 17.50 for adults and USD 8.95 for children
1 restaurant
1 bar
Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

Outdoor pool

Family friendly

Outdoor pool


Free newspapers in lobby
No elevators

Guest services

Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Front desk (limited hours)
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance
Wedding services

Business services

Meeting rooms




Smoke-free property

Room amenities


Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
Heating (climate-controlled)
Hypo-allergenic bedding
Premium bedding


Designer toiletries
Hair dryer


Cable channels
Flat-screen TV


Individually decorated
Individually furnished
Iron/ironing board



Check-in between 3 PM - 11 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM. <br />


  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Property payment types

American Express
Diners Club

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 17.50 for adults and USD 8.95 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • Tax ID - C0005442520.

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5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Outstanding location! Great Breakfast buffet! Fantastic views!

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

Beautiful views with our free upgrade and great food

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

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    Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Amazing and unexpected!

    Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    The view was amazing. Breakfast was good. Rooms were clean. Huge bed and breakfast. We would stay here again when passing through.

    Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019