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Nashua, New Hampshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed overnight to spend time with friends and this was a centrally located elegant location. The room was impecable and Breakfast was amazing Quite, Central, Good pricing and amazing service What more do you want. Wayne

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased you enjoyed your recent stay at the Compass Rose Inn and appreciate you posting this review. It is our pleasure to provide you with a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere (aren't Kate's breakfasts the best?) while you visit with friends and explore all Newburyport has to offer. We look forward...

Westford, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The perfect way to see this beautiful city is from the Compass Rose inn located only a few steps from the center of town. The suites are spacious with comfortable king bed(s) and beautiful bath. Downstairs, a large warm and comfortable parlor contains books, chess, DVDs, and fireplace. The innkeepers Caitlin, Amelia, and Kate make you feel right at home;...

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

The winter is a perfect time for a get away and the Compass Rose Inn welcomes its guests with a cozy fireplace in the great room as well as five of the guest suites. It was our pleasure to have you as recent guests at the Inn. Our staff prides itself on creating a comfortable atmosphere and Kate's breakfasts are...

Cincinnati
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Compass Rose Inn is gorgeous inn which was built to look like a Newburyport ship captain's home. There are 6 suites, each well appointed and spacious, and similarly laid-out. There is a sitting room with small couch, comfortable chair, and a desk, then a bedroom with glass doors to separate it from the sitting area, and a spacious bathroom,...

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for these kind words and taking the time to post the review. We were so pleased to have you stay with us and enjoy the comforts of the Inn as well as the convenience to downtown Newburyport with its many shops and restaurants. We are pleased to have Kate as our Innkeeper and her breakfasts are the best!...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Compass Rose was the first place my wife and I ever stayed in Newburyport and we absolutely fell in love with the inn and with this great little town! We have stayed at The Compass Rose several times and recommended it to friends and every experience has been wonderful. The service is always very friendly and accommodating, the breakfast...

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

It is our pleasure to have you return to Newburyport and stay with us at the Compass Rose. Our convenience to downtown shops and restaurants only adds to the atmosphere of the Inn where we strive to provide a comfortable and relaxing "home-away-from-home" for our guests. Thank you for your kind words and we do look forward to seeing you...

Reviewed 15 February 2017

A fine understated elegance, a perfect balance. Near the center of town, but also near the sea - what's not to like? And Innkeeper Caitlin makes a great breakfast, too! Delicious fresh fruit even on a snowy winter morning!

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for writing and taking the time to post this review. We are so pleased you found the Compass Rose comfortable and convenient. Our innkeeper presents a wonderful breakfast for our guests and takes care to accommodate all dietary needs. Thank you again, and we look forward to a future visit.

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We had planned a quick getaway to Newberryport, MA for an overnight, and selected the Compass Rose Inn. The Innkeeper, Kate greeted us upon arrival and showed us to our room. A beautiful suite, with a sitting room, fireplace, bedroom, dressing area and bathroom with a soaking tub. Up the hall stairs was the cupola with 360 degree views of...

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words. We are pleased you chose the Compass Rose during your recent visit to Newburyport, and thank you for posting this favorable review. Again, please accept our sincere apologies for the lack of hot water in your room. One never knows when something like this will happen and appreciate your patience and understanding. New...

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This place was great! We stayed in march 2015. The inn keeper made us feel right at home and the views from the cupola were amazing! Close enough to everything that matters to walk! Very clean, comfortable bed, nice breakfast & reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend.

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words and for staying with us at the Compass Rose Inn. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Inn as well as your time in Newburyport. The views from the cupola are amazing and it makes us happy to hear that our guests have enjoyed it. Look forward to seeing you in...

Andover, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Stayed here for one night over the holidays. The Inn is located right down town so is in walking distance of all the restaurants, stores and water front. The home was very clean and well maintained. I stayed in Room #5 on the third floor with views of the Merrimack River. The room is spacious with a separate seating area....

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to have you stay with us at the Compass Rose Inn during your visit to Newburyport during the holiday season - an especially festive time for the City. We take pride in offering our guests a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere during their stay at the Inn and are pleased you enjoyed yourselves. All comments made by...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

When we arrived in Newburyport for the holidays, the kids were all sick so we stayed here. Sort of hated to leave! We were in suite #2. We had a nice sitting room and desk. The room has a coffee pot and wine glasses for any bottles you bring up. Bathroom plus a sink in the hall. Breakfast was included....

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your recent stay with us at the Compass Rose Inn. We take pride in providing our guests with a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere and Kate's breakfasts are so delicious. Thank you for your kind review and we look forward to seeing you in the future.

Nashua, New Hampshire
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Arriving for one weekend night in December, we found the Inn surprisingly comfortable, relaxed and elegant. The design allows you to feel you've got your own apartment in downtown Newburyport. The owner was unusually friendly and accommodating. We would be very pleased to return.

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Caitlin F, General Manager at Compass Rose Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing the Compass Rose on your recent visit to Newburyport. We appreciate your favorable comments and the time taken to write this review. It was our pleasure to have you stay with us and hope that you will return in the future. Happy Holidays!

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the heart of downtown Newburyport, you'll find a hidden treasure called Compass Rose. This sophisticated all-suite Inn offers you the opportunity to relax and experience the character and historic charm of a picturesque New England town. Compass Rose is a newly constructed Federal style mansion incorporating period ambiance with state of the art comfort and safety. Our spacious accommodations include five elegant three-room suites; each with a fire placed sitting room, bedroom with king sized bed and a luxurious private bath and a dressing alcove. We offer a convenient first floor suite for our visitors who prefer not to use stairs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Compass Rose Inn

Address: 5 1/2 Center St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2722
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Newburyport
Price Range: $298 - $419 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Compass Rose Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Room 6 which is outside the main building but amazingly quiet and private. Beautiful big room with 2 Queen beds and lots of morning light”
waynel345, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The only accessible room is #1, which is located on the first floor. All other rooms are up 1-2 flights of stairs.”
kathleencN1338XT, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 4 has the best views!”
graces588, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Third floor has direct access to a wonderful widow's walk room - great for small get-to-gether.”
lindsaygoldstein, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“They have great suites with fireplaces”
622wendyd, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
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