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Crisfield, Maryland, United States
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a very nice stay here. The room was very nice with a porch seating room and and outside balcony. Wonderful ocean views. Breakfast was very tasty. Items made to order plus the usual breads and cereals.

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Mike B, General Manager at Yankee Clipper Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful review and nice comments about the inn. We look very forward to your next visit. More 

Crisfield
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126 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very old place, with a lot of wood work. Period furniture and a old fashion charm. Our room the Flying Cloud has two balconies. One was in closed with a heater and one outside. Breakfast is made to order for you. Not a buffet. We were even given a free upgrade due to being the off season.

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Mike B, General Manager at Yankee Clipper Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful review and comments about the inn. The Yankee clipper Inn has had a very famous gust list thru out the years such as JFK, John Lennon, Bette Davis, and Paul Newman. The Flying Cloud and Red jacket suites are gorgeous and there are heater units in both the bedrooms and attached indoor sunrooms. I am glad... More 

Severna Park, Maryland
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely overnight stay at the Yankee Clipper Inn. If you love authentic charm and understated elegance, you'll love this little inn. Gorgeous water views, friendly staff, deliciious and generous breakfast. Remember, this is a beautiful old in that's been renovated through the years to add bathrooms, heating and air conditioning, etc. If you're looking for a cookie... More 

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Mike B, General Manager at Yankee Clipper Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful review and nice comments about our historic inn. We look very forward to your next visit. More 

Ridgefield, Washington
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Yankee Cipper Inn was the first B and B we stayed at on our 2 week tour of New England. Only a little over an hour drive from the Boston airport, it was the perfect location to begin our vacation. Michael was attentive and knowledgeable about local restaurants and activities. He steered us in the right direction for our... More 

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Mike B, General Manager at Yankee Clipper Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write a review. My staff and myself are so happy you enjoyed your visit at the Yankee Clipper Inn. The Bulfinch House is a beautiful old Victorian home built in 1840 with smaller rooms but has very panoramic ocean views. I'm glad you enjoyed the gazebo and other amenities... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yankee Clipper is somewhere between a B&B and an inn--not as chummy or as cute as many B & Bs, but smaller scale and attentive than larger inns.The location, away from the tourist traffic in the center of town but just a short drive away, and the views of the harbor are terrific, just what I've always loved in Rockport.... More 

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Mike B, General Manager at Yankee Clipper Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write a review. My staff and myself are so happy you enjoyed your visit at the Yankee Clipper Inn. The Bulfinch House is a beautiful old Victorian home built in 1840 with smaller rooms (140-175 sq ft in our standard accomodations), but has very panoramic ocean views. I'm glad... More 

Connecticut
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at the Yankee Clipper--views were spectacular, rooms were very spacious and clean, breakfast was delicious, staff was attentive and friendly-enjoyed our chats with Peter! The inn is central and close to the activities in town and around. I would highly recommend!

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Mike B, General Manager at Yankee Clipper Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write a review. My staff and myself are so happy you enjoyed your visit at the Yankee Clipper Inn. Peter, our Assistant Manager/Chef is a great asset to our team with his wonderful breakfasts. I hope you get a chance to come back and visit us again. More 

Orinda, California
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

3 stars for the inn, 5 for value. Our family of 15 stayed 4 days at the inn for our daughter's intimate wedding celebration. The location is superb - the garden looks out onto the waves crashing on the rocks below. The views from some of the rooms, especially on the top balcony, and from the breakfast room, are superb.... More 

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Mike B, General Manager at Yankee Clipper Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us and having your daughters wedding here at the inn. It was our pleasure to have your family as our guests. When last minute decisions have to me made due to inclement weather (high winds and rain), I know it can be very disappointing when you want everything to be perfect for your... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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49 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We LOVE the Yankee Clipper Inn SO MUCH we were married here — in June 2002. That's the ultimate compliment. It was like a friendly fairy tale — and a relatively affordable, very comfortable one too, as informal or elegant as desired. We enjoy an annual stay here on Cape Ann whenever possible, in any season. The building, its grounds,... More 

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Mike B, General Manager at Yankee Clipper Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful review and comments about the inn. We look very forward to your next visit. More 

Zsambek, Hungary
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38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

MISINFORMATION! On the Booking.com they mention the two buildings but! There is no one picture and description about Bulfinch House!! They do not mention neither which rooms are there and if there is any difference on the price! Bulfunch house is on the other side of the street bad and noisy location. The street has very heavy trafic now in... More 

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Mike B, General Manager at Yankee Clipper Inn, responded to this review

The Yankee Clipper Inn has 2 buildings the main building and our Bulfinch House. Your room had an ocean view and a shared outdoor patio in a very beautiful and historic 1840 home. Homes of that age were built closer to the street but certainly not 12 feet or 4 meters from the street as your description indicates (Much more... More 

Columbus, Ohio
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33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful historic inn with great ocean views. Pros good view, friendly staff and on sight parking. A nice set up for coffee and tea in the hall for all hours and the manager was very friendly. Cons too far from town center to walk. Room could use some updating Breakfast was okay ran out of sausage so I was a... More 

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Mike B, General Manager at Yankee Clipper Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us.. We enjoyed meeting your group of 3 rooms. I'm glad you enjoyed Rockport and the staff here at the inn. More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Yankee Clipper Inn is a 1929 art deco mansion that sits on a rocky bluff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in Rockport, MA. The inn is conveniently located 60 miles north of Boston. There are 8 guest rooms and an ocean front function room. Most of the guest rooms provide spectacular ocean views. Famous celebrities such as JFK, John Lennon, Paul Newman, Bette Davis, and countless others have been guests at the Inn. The Yankee Clipper Inn has won countless awards over the years. Arrington's Bed and Breakfast Journal has voted the Yankee Clipper Inn as "The best inn on the eastern seaboard," "One of the best inns in the country," and "Most panoramic ocean views." Boston Magazine named the Yankee Clipper Inn "Best Nearby Escape." The inn has been featured in Country Living Magazine and on The Country Inns television program. The Yankee Clipper Inn continues to be an award-winning establishment. In 2012, the Inn won the Editor's choice award for Best Bed and Breakfast in North Shore Magazine August 2012 Best of Issue. Spacious, manicured grounds and flowered gardens surround this great Rockport inn. Guests can sit and relax on our oceanfront patio or spend a quiet moment in the oceanfront gazebo, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and the town of Rockport. A salt water pool is located on the property for guests to enjoy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yankee Clipper Inn

Address: 127 Granite St, P.O. Box 2399, Rockport, MA 01966-1245
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Rockport
Price Range: RM639 - RM866 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Yankee Clipper Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“The main house rooms would be quieter and have direct ocean views, although we had full access to the main house and grounds.”
 of 5 bubbles marylouh489, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Main inn view rooms have better views, and I believe they are larger than Bulfinch rooms”
 of 5 bubbles hillretiree, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Be sure not to have room at Bulfinch house because it is terrible!”
  • Our door! was very difficult dirty and noisy to close.
 of 5 bubbles fourbeck13, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I would recommend staying in the main house if you care about the view.”
 of 5 bubbles jlle, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Call the Inn and tell them your room preferences - the manager Mike helped us book the perfect room.”
 of 5 bubbles KipsterVon, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
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