Seven South Street Inn

7 South Street , Rockport, MA 01966 USA (Show map)


Awake each morning to the tantalizing aromas of our elegant four course breakfast being served in our dining room. Later stroll the narrow streets of this Historic seaside village and Artist Colony, or walk the white sand beach of Good Harbor. A quiet cultural setting, one can enjoy Chamber Music, Symphony, many museusms and fine dining. Seven South Street is a gracious old New England home built in 1766 and located in the South Street Historic District. Our beautifully appointed rooms, each with their own color and style, all have private bath. Rockport is beautiful in all seasons, therefore we are open year round.



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.9

Excellent choice

4.8 on February 21, 2018

We have longtime connections to Cape Ann and found this beautiful B&B perfect for what we need. The location is great and the antiquity is exquisite. Comfort, good food, and friendly people should all be in capital letters.

Awesome B & B

5 on August 25, 2017

Our recent 4 night stay at 7 South Street Inn was a pleasant surprise. Deb & Nick Benn are gracious hosts, providing beach amenities (towels, umbrella, sand chairs & free beach passes). If pool time is a preference, a large inground pool is located on the property. The choice of two breakfast seatings offered delicious well prepared meals. We will definitely return.

Seven South Street Inn, Rockport

5 on August 11, 2017

We stayed for a week from 2 Aug to 9 Aug 2017. Let me start by saying we had a truly excellent time. Our party was me, my wife and our teenaged daughters. Firstly, location. Rockport is a lovely small fishing town towards the northern tip of Cape Anne. It has a great range of amenities for holiday makers and scores for me over Cape Cod in being less busy. The Inn is very well situated about 5 mins walk from the Bearskin Neck area of the town where the nicest shops and restaurants are. It's an eighteenth century federal/colonial style house which was formerly a school. Facilities: our rooms were very well appointed. Comfy bed, air conditioning, cable tv, bathroom with toiletries, coffee machine fridge, wifi etc. There is also a lovely little pool, perfect for relaxing by when you've had a hard day eating fried clams and ice cream. The breakfasts were amazing, delicious fresh fruit, freshly baked breakfast pastries, a gourmet main course, as much coffee, juice etc as you could want. The hosts and staff a brilliant and really made us feel welcome and helped make the stay superb. Deb, Nick and Jim couldn't have been more helpful and had great ideas for things to go and places to see. Can't recommend this place highly enough!

Weekend Get-A-Way

4.6 on April 09, 2017

My husband and I spent a night at this lovely Inn. The accommodations were exceptional. Clean, the bathroom was a bit small, but clean clean clean. We stayed in a front room which faces the East and the road, so if you are sensitive to light and noise, request a back room. The Breakfast was outstanding and plentiful. The service was really top notch. I would stay here again.

Best Bed & Breakfast

5 on October 17, 2015

We unfortunately could only stay one night but what a great experience. We had the best breakfast of our whole trip and would have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone.

Great Hospitality!!

4.8 on March 23, 2015

Our first stay at a bed and breakfast in was a winner!! Thankfully, they are open all year, and were able to find them in the snow! We were attending a wedding there, and the Inn couldn't have been better. They are very accommodating and "comfortable" Deb, Nick and Jim are also the nicest people. The food and conversation great! I would recommend to all!

Hospitalitty, Class, and Comfort Galore down to the last detail!!! Did I mention the Superb Breakfasts?!?

5 on September 02, 2014

Deb, Nick, and Crew certainly know how to treat their guests to a first rate, tastefully elegant, yet charmingly homey New England experience. The Inn is walking distance from the granite rock strewn shore, and is only a few blocks away from Bearskin Neck. The old New England architecture lining the streets, adds to the charm as you glimpse there, Rockport's historied past. Even though we stayed in room 9, the last room available, and one of their smaller rooms on the comparatively busy first floor next to the breakfast area, we were just so impressed with everything from the uninterrupted morning and evening quietness, to the "down to the last detail" elegance of the room and adjoining bathroom, to the comfy, amply pillowed bed with just the right touch of overhead lighting for reading/computer browsing just before nodding off! We absolutely loved the whole experience and highly recommend Seven South Street Inn! To adequately describe the breakfasts would require the vocabulary and repertoire of a connoisseur of gourmet cooking. Fresh fruit from their garden garnished our delicious breakfasts, cooked to perfection. SHOUT OUT TO THE COOK!!! We also enjoyed the breakfast fellowship with sojourners from near and far, sitting around the table each morning.

Fabulous time

5 on August 22, 2014

I stayed here for my first vacation in years. I loved the service and the fact that there was a fresh water bottle in my room every morning. Debra and Nick were extremely knowledgable about the area. My favorite part though was breakfast, its variety and the fact that it was a family dining section. that's something that I have missed doing with my family for several years. I look forward to returning again next year.

One of the BEST inns we've stayed in!

5 on May 27, 2014

Debbie and Nick are such gracious hosts! The rooms are spotless and so beautifully decorated, as we were given a tour of the unrented rooms. Debbie's breakfasts are AMAZING fours courses of deliciousness!!! Loved the blueberry stuffed french toast! This was our first time in Rockport and definitely will not be our last! Oh, and I can't forget Debbie's homemade spiced tomato jam, so yummy! Highly recommended!!!

An amazing weekend.

5 on May 15, 2014

I have to say staying at 7 South St Inn was a great experience. The food was great, the room was nice, and the host Jim was amazing.

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Location Type

Seaside Village and Art Colony, Small town


Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) 35 miles

Directions to property:

Take Route 95/128 North to Route 128 North towards Gloucester and Rockport. After crossing the Annisquam River Bridge, follow highway through two rotaries. At your first traffic light turn left onto Route 127. Go aprox 3 miles to a 5 way intersection and turn right onto Broadway, ( Rte. 127A), at the end of Braodway (with the lighthouse in the middle of the road) take a right onto Mt. Pleasant Street and head up the hill. At the top of the hill Mt. Pleasant St. becomes South Street. We are located just beyond the bend on the left. # 7 1-978-546-6708

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Whale Watching, Kayaking, Deep Sea Fishing, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Copier, Library, Parking, Piano, Pool, Walk to mass transit , bicycles, seasonal pool, Beach/pool towels, Free Beach passes, Gluten Free Diet special request $5.00, Beach chairs

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Kitchenette, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Art Classes, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Video Arcade, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 2:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No Smoke in room, $250. cleaning fee. NO smoking on premises
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited well behaved children excepted
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Holiday and most weekends.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% deposit is required at time of booking, remainer is secured on a valad credit card.
  • Cancellations: If cancelled or modified up to 14 days before date of arrival, 10 percent of the total price of the reservation will be charged. If cancelled or modified 14 days or less or in case of a no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged. There is no refund for early departure. We recommend taking out travel insurance if you have an extended stay.




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Cooking and Gardening

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four course

  • Time Served: 8 a.m. and 9 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Gluten Free diet with advance notice, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian special dietary need, w/ advance notice

Signature Dish

Eggs Benedict
Each breakfast starts off with a fresh fruit plate and a steaming cup of fresh brewed coffee or tea. This is followed by the sweet bread of the day, scones, coffee cake or muffins. Then you are served a flutted glass of freshly juiced fruits, trying to guess its contents while savoring every last drop. Now it's time to dine on the breakfast entree of the day. Usually the Sunday morning favorite, Eggs Benedict served Seven South Street style. A poached egg served on top of a large warm crossant with black forrest ham and topped with my homemade hollendaise sauce, sure to keep you satisfied to mid afternoon.