Essex Street Inn

7 Essex Street , Newburyport, MA 01950 USA (Show map)


The Essex Street Inn is a stunning and comfortable Inn located in the heart of historic downtown Newburyport, Massachusetts. The Inn is literally moments away from both casual and elegant dining, the famous waterfront, and a perfect balance of fine and funky stores including some of the areas finest antique shops. Whether your tastes are traditional, eclectic, edgy or unique, you are sure to feel satisfied on every level with the robust palette of offerings in this charming New England hamlet.



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  • Guest room3.9
  • Service4.1
  • Value3.9
  • Cleanliness4.1
  • Onsite Dining3.5

Superbly satisfying service!

4.6 on May 12, 2016

Neither my wife nor I have ever been disappointed in any of our many visits at Essex Street. The staff go out of their way to treat you right and never make it seems like a chore. Although very rare, any problems are solved with lightning speed. There is no other place that we would ever stay in Newburyport.

Always a great stay

4.6 on May 04, 2016

Where else can you stay in town in a great room, service and a reasonable price point.

Another fabulous stay

4.8 on April 25, 2016

Enjoyed another great stay at the Inn! We will be back in June! Thanks for the hospitality!

great location

3.6 on February 15, 2016

reasonably priced in for this great location in newburyport, walking distance to all shops and restaurants

Nice place to stay

4.4 on December 06, 2015

Staff is friendly and helpful. Breakfast is good. Room is reasonable. Hotel is right in town so park the car and go have fun!


5 on October 21, 2015

Thanks to a wrong turn my wife and I ended up in Newburyport and needed a place to stay for the night. The Essex Street Inn was not only visually appealing and comfortable but was also within walking distance of everything! We really loved our stay!

Wonderful location and staff!

4.0 on May 20, 2015

My husband and I had a wonderful experience staying at the Essex Street Inn. The staff were all incredibly kind and helpful, the rooms were clean and the location could not have been more convenient. We will definitely stay here again the next time we visit Newburyport. :)

Adorable Rooms

5 on January 17, 2013

I really enjoyed the style of the Inn, it created a very cozy ambiance. The food was good and the location was ideal. There is lots to do in the surrounding city and the staff was attentive.

Location and Staff

4.4 on December 10, 2012

The Essex Street Inn is the most conveniently located Inn that I have ever stayed in and the staff was great. Very friendly and hard working

Newburyport Delight

5 on August 19, 2012

This was my first visit to Newburyport, Mass and I was coming to town for a wedding. The Essex House was clean and spacious and the people were very friendly. I also loved the location. Close to shops, restaurants and the water. I would stay here again! thanks! Beth Kerr

Innkeeper Response
Thank you Beth for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again . Best, Kathy Ross Manager

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Location Type

Downtown, Oceanview


Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) 25 miles

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Ocean, Performing Theater, Picnic area, River

Inn Details

On-site amenities

Computer, Conference Rooms, Desk, Parking , off-street parking subject to availability, daily maid service, continental breakfast, Free Wifi

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wet bar, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Antique Shopping, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 3pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Outside only
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two (2) night minimum stay June thru November
  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Cancellations: Must give 7 days notice or you will be charged for one night's stay.



Kathy Harrigan Ross

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  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room