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Salt Lake City, Utah
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2014

The Crow's Nest is quite a novelty, best known as the Locals Pub as depicted in the film, the Perfect Storm. The service was good, the rooms were clean and everyone was friendly. This Labor Day weekend was the 30th Annual Schooner Festival and there were few places willing to accept a one night reservation. Even if they were willing... More 

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1 Thank Lance F
London
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2014

The booking and check in were supremely uncomplicated - a phone call, and that was it, and we were able to book for one night, which most other places didn't allow. The area is a bit down at heel (though it's only a few minutes walk to the centre of town), and the rooms are uninspiring. It's clean, but the... More 

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Thank gwgUK
Zeeland, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Crow's Nest during a one night stop in Gloucester. I chose this place because it did not require a 2-night minimum stay, it was near downtown, it was inexpensive and it was a novelty. We arrived on a Friday afternoon and had to drive around the very hilly, narrow block until we found... More 

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South Hadley, Massachusetts, United States
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2013

For $65-75 a night you can get a sweet, sound, warm, clean room with a view of the water in Gloucester's working harbor. In New England, such low prices for overnight lodgings are almost unheard of! (unlike out West). The Crow's Nest looks like it might be divey and seedy but it isn't: these are simple accommodations but they are... More 

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Helston, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2013

My partner and I stayed here for 2 nights in late August. We wanted to visit Gloucester, but were finding it hard to get a reasonably price room. Read the reviews and thought we'll give it a try. The Crow's Nest is situated on a fairly busy road, but we had a room on the 2nd floor at the back.... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2013

The rooms are not plush, but very comfortable and extremely clean. NIce hot showers and great water pressure. We had a great night sleep. At $75 per night, it's a great value for those who don't mind the basics. We loved the bar and the locals. They were extremely friendly and we shared stories about fishing Florida vs. Mass. One... More 

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6 Thank Amazz321
Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2012

First impressions are that you collect your key from a raucous bar on the wharf. Don't be surprised if they assume you are a prostitute taking a man to a room.. Once you get upstairs the room is BRAND NEW! The street is noisy but the price is half of what you pay in other local places. It is clean... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2012

Staying at the crow's nest, expect a special experience. Very far from luxury, even from average motel (old fashioned, or rather plain old furniture, months of dust on semi-broken shades, etc), but gives you a unique feel of the fishermen town of Gloucester. In the summer, where you are mostly out of your room anyway, it is probably the best... More 

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2 Thank Flo V
Milan, Italy
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51 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2012 via mobile

it is quite strange to enter a pub to check in the people working there are kind. my room was on the 2nd floor and cattying up the luggage was not easy. the room was small but with everything you need (ashtraier included and you can smoke!). quote a walk to the fisheramn's memorial but close to the fisher harbor... More 

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1 Thank ElisadeA
Bridgewater, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Just spent 2 nights at the dirtiest, nastiest, hotel .. locals quoted:are you kidding me you can't stay there you women are crazy...awoken at 2:30am to the sounds of a rumble in the next room, people screaming outside the bar. Just pure filth...the ac didn't work,it was so full of dust/dirt that we had to wipe off to see if... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Crow's Nest Inn

Address: 334 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-3011
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Gloucester
Price Range: RM246 - RM290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“Smoking rooms”
 of 5 bubbles MJandTerry, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Clean & Affordable!”
 of 5 bubbles P757YNlisat, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles scorpiondiver62, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Had room 3 above the bar at the front of the hotel. No problems with road noise or patrons at the bar and it was Saturday. Lovely views.”
 of 5 bubbles OntarioTaffy, 5 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The Bar is on the Main Level, the Rooms are on the Second and Third Level. If you want fewer stairs to manage, request the 2nd level, I didn't mind the 3rd level, no one above me.”
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