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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The picture on the above ad is from the balcony on the 2nd floor where we stayed. The unit is a 1 bedroom with living room and fully equipped with an extra bed in the living room, and very clean. The main bed (queen) was very comfortable . The decor is rustic and Nancy leaves no detail unattended to provide...

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SeawardRockport, Owner at The Seaward, responded to this review

What a treat to get this stellar review so close to Thanksgiving! It's just one more reason to give thanks...you two are so kind. I hope to see you again in the not too distant future.

West Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We stayed in Lover's Cove at The Seward during a rainy, foggy, misty, windy weekend in October, 2016. We were looking for a quiet relaxing time and The Seward was perfect. We had two large rooms, a kitchenette, a bathroom, large closets, and a "real" fake fireplace. The kitchenette had everything we needed; the coffee and half'nhalf Nancy left was...

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SeawardRockport, Owner at The Seaward, responded to this review

Thank you Jane. I look forward to your next visit. Hopefully, the weather will be a little better next time.

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Really excellent -- the cottages are simple, clean, homey and right on the water. We used to stay in the inn (now sadly closed) but the cottages give the same feel. Rockport is a wonderful and special place and this is a great way to experience it. The staff is also very responsive to issues that arise (we had a...

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SeawardRockport, Owner at The Seaward, responded to this review

Wow! I just realized I never got back to you on this great review. I'm sorry. I hope this will get to you now. I read your review in August, loved it, appreciated the time you took to write it and meant to respond. All I can say now is, thank you. I hope you will get back to The...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 26 August 2016

While our trip to Rockport was a too quick weekend - we enjoyed our stay at the Seaward immensely. What a beautiful setting! Our room was spacious and very comfortable - and everything was ship shape. Nancy is a very thoughtful and excellent innkeeper. We loved having a glass of wine sitting outside with our gorgeous view of the water....

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SeawardRockport, Owner at The Seaward, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review, Claudia. I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit to The Seaward.

Sanibel Island, Florida
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Comfortable, very clean, a great view & a gracious host. We did not need anything else. Nancy was very friendly and accommodating. The Inn's location is just perfect; close to town yet quiet and right across from the water.

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SeawardRockport, Owner at The Seaward, responded to this review

Thank you Jill. I really appreciate this review given how much time you had to be away. I hope to see you both again next season. Best wishes, Nancy

Delhi, New York
Reviewed 13 August 2016

I (We) cannot say enough great things about Nancy the owner who went to every effort to make our stay comfortable for us as well as Nancy her helper, Our " Lovers Cove " was spacious, comfortable and clean.The living room sofa and chair was very comfortable, the bedroom spacious, as well as great closet and dresser space; the King...

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SeawardRockport, Owner at The Seaward, responded to this review

Thank you for this wonderful review. You really touched on EVERYTHING someone might be curious about. I might have to post it on my Facebook page?! It was a delight to have you and Walter here for an extended stay. I miss you!

Lee, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We just want to say how much we enjoyed our stay at the Seaward. You couldn't have made it more perfect, with all the little touches to make it feel like home. The cleanliness was aces, and that's always so important to us. Your location was outstanding, serenity of the ocean views plus walking trails along the sea (our dog...

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SeawardRockport, Owner at The Seaward, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for this lovely review! I was just poking around the tripadvisor site and noticed you and some others had written some great reviews. I had no idea! I hope to see you again before too long. Best wishes...

Burlington, Vermont
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Everything you need for a peaceful, relaxing vacation. Comfortable living area, small but functional kitchen area, large bedroom with a king bed, and s small bathroom. Great view of the ocean from the windows or the small, private garden. This is just a great place to relax and unwind. The owner, Nancy, is very friendly and available to answer any...

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SeawardRockport, Owner at The Seaward, responded to this review

Thank you for this review. I know how hard it can be to get to these things after returning from a week of peace and relaxation. It was a pleasure meeting you and Fran. I hope you do get to Rockport and The Seaward again one day. Best wishes...

Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

This adorable apartment is perfect for an ocean getaway. The apartment was clean and cozy with comfortable beds and many amenities. You can't beat the gorgeous ocean view from the front room. The apartment is an easy walk or short car ride to Rockport, a quintessential New England oceanside town. There are also many beautiful beaches in Rockport and its...

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SeawardRockport, Owner at The Seaward, responded to this review

Hi Meg, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. It is greatly appreciated! Your description of the comfortable beds, great views and proximity to the beach and town will, undoubtedly, be valuable to future guests considering The Seaward. I hope you and Tom will be able to make a return visit one day

Reviewed 28 June 2016

The Seaward has everything that my boyfriend and I needed to unwind - stunning views of the ocean, a very comfortable bed and Nancy - the innkeeper who gave me great recommendations of things to check out in Rockport/Gloucester during my stay. An absolute gem. Can't wait to return!!

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SeawardRockport, Owner at The Seaward, responded to this review

Thank you Samara! Your review and kind comments are greatly appreciated. I look forward to your return in October!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Seaward Inn, nestled on the outmost edge of Cape Ann, has taken many shapes and forms over the past 65 years while remaining in the Cameron family. Although the main building and restaurant were sold in December 2013, the building formerly known as Spruce Cottage or Gulls Nest will now be available for weekly rentals for the 2015 season. Guests can choose from our cottage, Lover's Cove (king bedded unit), or Gully Point (suite with deck). Each unit has a private bathroom, Direct TV, free wireless internet, air conditioning, a refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, hairdryers and plenty of free parking. There is also an outdoor gas grille for your convenience and pleasure. The Seaward offers a refreshing, rustic seaside alternative to vacationing in Rockport with four unique choices of accommodations. Guests who visit The Seaward comment on the restful atmosphere, while still being close to a wealth of attractions including gorgeous nature preserves, great shopping, boating, whale watching, museums, and sandy beaches. We also offer bicycles to enjoy the winding rocky coastal roads and pathways with stunning vistas and breathtaking sunrises and sunsets. The Seaward is located on Marmion Way, known for its lovely homes, gardens and ocean views. Here you can relax to the soothing sound of waves lapping the rocky shore and distant fog horn while watching the lobster and sailboats pass by. We are a short & scenic mile to downtown Rockport which can be accessed along an ocean path. Along the way you will pass Old Garden Beach; a good spot for a dip, and "headlands" for an outstanding view of Rockport Harbor. Spruce Cottage - enjoy two bedrooms - a queen sized bed in one room and 2 twin beds in another. The kitchen offers a stove, sink, small refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker. Although most folks prefer to relax on the front lawn, the cozy living room includes a kitchen table, fireplace couch and flatscreen TV.  Gully Point - Enjoy a deck with ocean views and rocking chairs. Gully Point offers accommodations for up to 4 people comfortably. One bedroom has a queen sized bed, while the rather spacious living room has accommodations for two more on a comfortable (full size) sleeper couch. Loblolly Cove - has a similar set up as Gully Point and can adjoin it to accommodate up to 8 people. Enjoy a deck with ocean views. On it's own Loblolly Cove offers accommodations for up to 5 people. One bedroom has a queen sized bed, while the living room has a twin day bed and pull our (full) couch. Lovers Cove has ocean views, a king sized bed, newly conditioned hardwood floors and a small private courtyard garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Seaward

Address: 42 Marmion Way, Rockport, MA 01966-1819 (Formerly Seaward Inn)
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Rockport
Price Range: £177 - £194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Seaward 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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“ask for the 2nd floor balcony view suite”
 of 5 bubbles TimothyR791, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“there is no bad rooms all are quiet and private.”
 of 5 bubbles Jaylyn49, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Loved room 105 but I think any with an ocean view would be great”
 of 5 bubbles 72SM72, 26 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Wonderful to travelers with pets!”
 of 5 bubbles GeraldineMary, 7 Aug 2013 | Read review
“You cannot beat the location for whatever reason you are traveling or celebrating. We brought family back to the Inn for breakfast the next morning. Wonderful!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Webberdrive77, 26 Jun 2013 | Read review
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