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Joans Bed & Breakfast

210R Lynn Street , Peabody, MA 01960 USA (Show map)
4.7
42 Reviews
$75 - $95
per night

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About

We ask that you do not smoke in our home. Welcome to Peabody, Mass. We are located 10 minutes from Historic Salem, 25 minutes from Boston, and 25 minutes from our famous Gloucester 'Whale Watching'. We have three bedrooms, two with twin beds and an adjoining bath, and one with a queen bed and shared bath. A full continental breakfast and complimentary coffee or tea is served at all times. During the winter months, we often use our fireplace in the living room.

Reviews

Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.3
  • Services4.9
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Dining4.9

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42 Reviews

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Best B&B

5 on July 04, 2013

Stayed for two weeks. Awesome breakfast with eggs, bacon, homemade breads and muffins and homemade jam. Really wonderful! Joan was such a great hostess and made sure I had everything I needed. Wi-Fi and large screen TV really made this experience better. Pool in the heat. Bus on street allowed me to get everywhere. Thanks Joan!!! Tom


A Homely getaway

5 on November 11, 2012

I stayed here for 10 days over the Halloween season, its the most homely lovely place! Joan is a wonderfull host she did more than was ever expected and made us feel very at home. Every morning we were served a lovely breakfast, couldn`t fault any of it, I miss the french toast and maple syrup! The rooms are a decent size,very clean and the beds are very comfortable. Even with hurricane sandy on her way Joan made sure we were looked after the bed and breakfast is very handy for Salem its about 10 minutes in a car and Boston is roughly 30 minutes away, there is a bus stop directly outside the bed and breakfast also very handy! public transport is not expensive here thank goodness! I would 100% recommend staying at Joan`s absolutely fab!


Home away from home.

4.8 on August 26, 2012

I loved Joan's B&B; Joan clearly loves hosting people at her home, I couldn't have made a better choice. From her warm welcome, to the teddy bears greeting me in the bedroom, to her yummy, home-baked muffins, everything is great!


Wonderful place

5 on June 21, 2012

I spent 6 months when I moved from Italy to USA.Joan is the Best host EVER! Breakfast is great..everything made from the scratch.Rooms are very nice and comfortable.After all these years..We are still in touch.Thanks Joan!!


The best choice for our weekend vacation!!!

4.4 on October 20, 2010

I stayed at Joan's last year with the exchange student we had staying with us! I loved it so much, I reccomended it to our friends we were going away with! The place is so cozy and welcoming! This is not your run of the mill stuffy guest house!! The breakfast was soooo amazing! Joan was AGAIN very accomodating to our stay, and coming back at the end of a long day, was like being home away from home! Joan is a wonderful lady, not to mention a great cook! I highly reccomend this B&B if your looking for a unique, cozy place with no frills but everything you need!


The Personal Touch B & B!

4.4 on October 17, 2010

Joan was the best hostess during my recent tour of New England! Charming house, although a little hard to find at night. Joan's breakfast was absolutely terrific! Great value, and I would definitely stay here again!


Just like home!

4.6 on October 07, 2010

We stayed with Joan last year and enjoyed our stay so much, we came again this year. Her home is warm and clean and Joan is the best host! She made sure she was familiar with any food allergies and confirmed our like and dislikes. She had fresh fruit everyday, which was awesome! Joan made us feel at home both visits!! I definitely recommend staying here!!!!!!


Thanks for the memories!!

5 on November 08, 2009

This was my first time in the New England area and I was travelling with an Australian friend and her son. We researched many places in the area and after reading the reviews, decided Joan's B&B looked like just the place for us. It was clean, quiet and very comfortable. Joan made us feel welcome from the first time we met her. She was a wonderful hostess and made sure that she checked our likes/dislikes and any possible allergies in determining what to cook for breakfast. Her breakfasts were divine...beautiful, fresh, homemade food. Just like my mother used to make. The dining room was so beautifully decorated with lots of light and great view into the garden. The fresh fruit was a welcomed addition to breakfast and was invaluable in sustaining us as we toured around the Boston area. Joan is very warm and considerate, and we very much enjoyed our converations with her. I would not hesitate to stay there again or recommend it to friends. Thanks Joan for your hospitality and for making our stay in New England a memorable one!!!


Definitely recommended

4.8 on August 20, 2009

Joan is a lovely host. We thoroughly enjoyed out stay. For the money, it doesn't get any better. She is very accommodating, helpful and knowledgeable of the city, and very enjoyable to talk to.


Home away from Home

5 on August 11, 2009

This is THE place to stay while exploring beautiful New England. Joan's B and B is just minutes away from Salem where you can catch a ferry into Boston. Joan fixed us the best breakfast every morning. I miss her already.


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Location

Airport

Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.)

Directions to property:

Logan-Boston

Area Attractions

Historical Salem, Rockport, Boston, Gloucester

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Computer, DVD Player, Fireplace, Library, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Washer/dryer

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Fishing, Golfing, Wonderful restaurants in walking distance, several beaches nearby, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: Noon
  • Check Out:: Flexible
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: over the age of 5, well behaved
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Deposit Amount Required: 1 nights stay---Please note that we do not accept credit cards.
  • Cancellations: $10 non-refundable fee for all cancellations

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Joan Hetherington

Languages spoken

English

About the innkeepers

Swimming, reading, gardening, loves to cook, enjoys meeting and conversation with guests!

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: up to 9 am
  • Serving Location: Summer porch, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat


Signature Dish

Homemade Breads & Jams
Many flavors of breads, muffins and homemade jams.


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BedandBreakfast.com Diamond Collection

  • Nightly Rate $75 - $95
  • Reviews (42) 4.7
  • Rooms 3
  • Phone 1-9785320191 1-9785320191
  • Fax 1-9785362726
210R Lynn Street , Peabody, MA 01960 USA (Show map)

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