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Central Coast, CA
Reviewed 28 September 2013

Notice how many reviewers use the word 'quirky'? Don't go here if you insist on cleanliness, fresh paint, matching decor, or a great free breakfast. But if you like leopard print sheets, monkey end tables, cornflakes in a box, a voluble and fascinating host, and a perfect Gloucester location, by all means stay at the Inn at Babson Court.

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Ocoee, Florida
Reviewed 7 August 2013

We were looking for a room and stumbled upon the Inn. They didn't have any rooms but Paul made a few calls and found us one up the hill. What we saw was very quaint and for Paul to be so nice to someone not even staying with them is a rarity. I would definitely stay there in the future...

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Savoy, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 January 2013

my husband and I spent my birthday and new years eve weekend at the Inn at Babson Court...we were greeted with friendliest atmosphere of Paul and his friend. Paul is a wonderful inn keeper/owner. We spent time with him while he told us the story of the building and of the "muffin bunny", also known as Samuel. We stayed in...

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Reviewed 31 July 2012 via mobile

We really enjoyed this place, but it had it's quirks. Our suite had a dramatically high ceiling with old, exposed rafters, and a loft filled with kid-sized furniture which could be accessed by a spiral staircase. The ocean view was excellent, and included a direct view if the fisherman's monument. Unlike other reviewers I was not bothered by traffic sounds....

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 July 2012

A comfortable, spacious, quirky but pleasant inn that offers a 'small B&B' experience but with ample room to spread out. Views of the harbor are available, if limited in some rooms. Location is ideal and offers a short walk to parks, restaurants, shopping and local neighborhoods. The owners are engaging and hospitable, with morning muffins and other sweet stuff delivered...

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Nutley, New Jersey
Reviewed 30 April 2012

My fiance and I stayed there in September of 2010. We ended up there quite by accident, only intending staying for one night, but ended up staying for three nights because it was so wonderful. The location could not be better as we were on a motorcycle, and were able to walk everywhere we needed to go for sightseeing and...

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1Thank princessblonder
Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 July 2011

My husband and I stayed here during St. Peter's Fiesta (June 24 - 27). This was actually our second stay. The last time was in 2009 and both times we stayed in The Samuel "Cut" Stevens Suite, which is a huge room with a spiral staircase going up to a second sleeping area. The inn is very quaint and uniquely...

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Reviewed 21 March 2011

Nice place for watching 4th of july parade perfect spot for this occasion. The parking is off street but very tight drive a small asmary car. The manager is nice we had fresh pastries muffins in morning in a basket. The housekeeping sucks and poor. The bathroom had old shampoo soap from last guest. There was No coffee! So in...

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East Greenbush, New York
Reviewed 20 September 2010

This was our first time vacationing in Gloucester & staying at Babson Court was the perfect place. The Innkeepers were very helpful with directions & the best places to eat plus thery were very, very funny! The suite was larger than we thought it would be & worked out great for a week stay. The mattress was extra firm but...

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Schenectady, New York
Reviewed 18 September 2010

I enjoyed my stay at the Inn, the owners are nice and very funny, our room was clean and comfortable. My bedroom was on the front and it was nosiy with traffic and the ocean but I managed to sleep comfortably. the bed was firm but clean and I was very satisfied. I would go again

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Address: 55 Western Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-3647
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Gloucester
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
The Inn At Babson Court Gloucester, MA - Cape Ann
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“If you can spend a little more the suite we had was great and if you have children there is a loft above it with a spiral staircase to the loft (I think it was called the Steven's suite??). The bed was very comfortable as well as the pillows. The room has a great view.”
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 of 5 bubbles michelef975, 20 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Any because each suite has been decorated extensively and is unique. Top floor has a crows nest with bed.”
 of 5 bubbles eghrain2, 26 Aug 2014 | Read review
“We got tours of all the suites. Each one is unique & highly decorated. The two upstairs suites face the road and water (though when trees are leafed out, hard to see water; don't remember if the lower suite does too) but we didn't have a problem with road noise even with open windows maybe in part bec we were using a fan; there is also A/C. Didn't hear the people next door at all except very briefly in the morning as they left. In the Cut Stevens suite young physically agile kids and their relaxed parents may love the loft. Very small coffee and bathroom areas. Bed was indeed firm, fine for us. Zebra sheets.”
 of 5 bubbles 40somethingTraveler, 21 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Just ask for a view but it doesn't matter...it's all so picturesque and beautiful. Rooms have refrigerators filled with snacks and drinks.”
 of 5 bubbles softwear1, 16 Jun 2014 | Read review
“We enjoyed the sea front "Samuel Stevens suite" but I am sure the other rooms will be equally as delightful.”
 of 5 bubbles NigelC47, 7 Oct 2013 | Read review
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