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Yankee Clipper Inn

127 Granite Street , Rockport, MA 01966-1241 USA (Show map)

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The Yankee Clipper Inn is an oceanfront, 1929 Art Deco mansion. The Bulfinch House our second building of the Yankee Clipper Inn an 1840 historic home built by the famous architect Charles Bulfinch. Our view from both buildings of the inn encompasses the open ocean and picturesque village of Rockport, Massachusetts. The Inn boasts 15 Charming Guest Rooms, function room and a salt water outdoor pool. Our rates include: A full breakfast, wireless internet, guest computer station, and a 24 hr coffee/tea station. We are just a 45 minute drive from Boston.

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Overall
4.3

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  • Guest room4.3
  • Service4.4
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.4
  • Onsite Dining3.9

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awesome

5 on July 03, 2015

Amazing room, delicious breakfast -- highly recommend!


Romantic stay

4.4 on January 23, 2014

On a cold winter's weekend, we had a warm, romantic getaway. Our room featured a great ocean view! The innkeeper was very hospitable and accommodating. The staff helped with dining plans. We definitely would not hesitate to go again and will recommend highly.


Fantastic Experience Will be back

4.8 on September 19, 2013

I just came back from my stay at the Yankee Clipper Inn. The weather was great and the grounds were beautiful! I stayed with my family in a room called Sovereign of the Seas that had a king and twin size bed. It was very spacious with a patio on the 3rd floor looking at the Atlantic Ocean. Mike and his staff or outstanding. they helped me with dining options and served an awesome breakfast that included eggs, bacon, and Belgian Waffles. Thanks for a great stay!!


Charming inn...beautiful ocean views

3.6 on March 09, 2012

My husband and I stayed here this week and thoroughly enjoyed our experience. We have enjoyed our previous stays in various ocean-side Rockport inns but the view we had here was the best! Ask for the "Volunteer" room if you like sliding glass doors out to a huge deck that overlooks the ocean. You can gaze at the ocean horizon from the bed in that room! The inn is an interesting melding of old and contemporary and is, apparently, undergoing some changes in what the inn offers (outdoor pool will probably be open on Memorial Day but it looks like the bistro restaurant will not be re-opening at least for now). The inn does offer a very limited continental breakfast served on a glass-enclosed veranda with gorgeous views. You can go on-line and view each of the rooms and get a pretty good idea of what to expect. Mike is the new manager at the inn and he was very welcoming and helpful. We are looking forward to going back soon for another visit!


Great Weather Nice Staff and Rooms

4.8 on February 26, 2012

I checked into the Yankee Clipper and was greeted by Chris who offered to carry my bags and show me to my room. The next morning, I met the manager Mike who served me breakfast and recommended a great restaurant for dinner. The room was beautiful with a queen size bed a sun porch and a balcony right on the ocean overlooking downtown Rockport. It was certainly a large room for under $200. Needless to say I will be returning again during the summer for the service and the beautiful scenery right on the ocean. Thanks you for a great stay!!


Great weather and a beautiful Inn

5 on February 21, 2012

we stayed in the Sovereign of the Seas sweet with a beautiful ocean view it was amazing and the price was just right over President's Day weekend. My hats off to the brand new manager Mike he put his best foot forward and made us feel very special. We will be back in the summer. Thanks again


A memorable place for a special visit

5 on December 19, 2010

We had a wonderful overnight visit at the Yankee Clipper Inn to celebrate a special wedding anniversary. The setting was gorgeous, our room had a beautiful ocean view, was large and spacious, and the staff couldn't have been friendlier. Our breakfast in the sunny dining room that overlooked the Rockport coastline was amazing: granola with yoghurt and strawberries, delicious cheese omelets, bacon, whole-wheat toast, orange juice, coffee.... we didn't have to eat another meal the whole day. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and can't wait to return.


Great place on the ocean near Rockport

4.0 on December 01, 2010

My girlfriend and I have stayed at this place 3 times in the past year. It has everything you'd want in a bed and breakfast in Cape Ann: beautiful ocean views and bay views of Rockport, a friendly attentive staff, clean and beautifully appointed rooms and reasonable rates. Breakfast on the enclosed veranda is sweet no matter the season. This experienced traveler votes two thumbs up!


great find - highly recomended

5 on November 17, 2010

We had a wonderful weekend away during the shoulder season. Everyone on the staff was very friendly, the room was very comfortable, the view from the porch was beautiful.


A lovely end to our vacation

3.8 on November 04, 2010

We chose Yankee Clipper as the last stop on our vacation. A place to stay for the night before we flew out of Boston in the morning. It was perfect! Boston is a straight shot away, and we really enjoyed exploring the towns of Rockport and Gloucester nearby. The food in the area was exceptional (we recommend The Lobster Pool for seafood), and charm was abundant! The innkeeper Tina was so helpful and accommodating. She even gave us a room upgrade because it was a quiet night at the Inn. The views are exceptional of the rocky coast. So very peaceful. The rooms themselves have beautiful furnishings, the beds were very comfortable, but the Inn is in need of an update. The wallpaper is peeling and carpets are very old. I think it could be given a facelift while still maintaining the charm of an old seafarer's mansion. Breakfast was good, but not exceptional or gourmet (i.e. pancakes were just plopped on your plate w/ no presentation, and fruit was obviously the frozen variety). All in all though, I would definitely stay here again! Warm, welcoming place in a wonderful setting.


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Rooms & Rates

Superior Ocean View-Yankee Clipper Inn

Superior Ocean view rooms have balcony or patios with either a Queen or King sized bed and private bathrooms. The rooms also include a sitting area, air conditioning/heating units, 40" flat screen televisions with an extensive cable package and free wireless internet.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $219 - $399

Nightly Rate: $219 - $399

Standard Room Garden View-Main Inn/Bulfinch House

Deluxe Room includes a Queen sized bed and a private bathroom with a garden/pool view in either the Yankee Clipper main building or Bulfinch House. In room amenities include a 32" flat screen television, Air conditioning/Heat, an extensive cable package, and free wireless internet.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $139 - $249

Nightly Rate: $139 - $249

Family Room-Bulfinch House

Family rooms at the Bulfinch House have a Queen or king sized bed and twin bed or sleeper sofa with private bathrooms. The rooms also include air conditioning/heating units, 32-40" flat screen televisions with an extensive cable package and free wireless internet.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $179 - $299

Nightly Rate: $179 - $299

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Location

Location Type

Cape Ann, Salem, Gloucester, Essex, North Shore, Marblehead, Vista oceano, Small town, Waterview

Airport

Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) 42 miles

Directions to property:

Take 128 North following the signs for Gloucester. Pass 2 rotaries, taking the exit on each one. At the lights, take a left onto 127. Follow this road for about 3 miles to the "five corners". Take a left and continue for just over 1 mile to the Yankee Clipper Inn. Look for our sign on the right side of the road.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Ocean, Scuba Diving, Kayaking, Whale Watches/Cruises, Shopping, Biking, Shopping, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Fridge, Library, Microwave, Parking, Pool, Wedding Facilities , decks, jetted tubs (in 2 rooms), sun porches, ocean-front gazebo, swimming pool (seasonal), Function Room

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Desk, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, scuba diving, historic sites, whale watching, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 pm - 8 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night minimum friday and saturday, Holiday weekends and July and August 3 nts
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: The deposit is the price for the first nights stay
  • Cancellations: 2 week policy. 2 weeks or more before arrival, full refund minus $50 cancellation fee. Inside 14 days of arrival forfeiture of 1 nights deposit

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Mike Barnhard

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 845am-1000am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

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127 Granite Street , Rockport, MA 01966-1241 USA (Show map)

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