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Captain Haskell's Octagon House

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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
  • 4 weeks ago
    “Don’t be mislead by ‘old pictures’”
  • 11 Mar 2018
    “Wonderful place to stay!”
347 Union St, New Bedford, MA 02740-3666 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed
Pool
Restaurant
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I read a lot of reviews of places that I am going to stay in or where we will eat. It usually serves me well. This time it did not. I have included some pictures I took of the Captain’s residence. The outside is so...More

Thank DrDJPS
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Enjoy a three night stay this week. The owner is charming, a wealth of knowledge and has terrific culinary skills - his scones are delicious. The home is a wonderful old lady so don't expect new construction. The location is ideal to walk into town...More

Thank usfour7591
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Excellent, spacious room on the second floor with its own balcony. There is street noise to be sure, but host Chuck is a fountain of knowledge about the area, recommendations for things to do and places to eat, the bed is extremely comfortable, the breakfast...More

Thank ramblinrae
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The website picture does not truly represent the facility. Trees and associated shrubbery overgrown. House understandably was very old and showed the need for a good cleaning. It has lots of potential. No maid services. Soap inadequate - had to purchase some locally. No A/C...More

1  Thank William R
Reviewed 29 July 2016

If you don't mind a room temperature of 90 degrees and a location at a busy noisy intersection, then this is the place for you. As stated in a prior review, parking is on a main thoroughfare which given New Bedford's reputation, is one for...More

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Description
Pet-friendly bed and breakfast in a whaling captain’s elegant 1848 octagon house. Victorian elegance, combined with casual and comfortable atmosphere. Walk to NB Whaling National Historical Park, Whaling and ...More other museums, Zeiterion Theatre, UMass Dartmouth College of Visual and Performing Arts Star Store campus, libraries, galleries, restaurants and shops, working waterfront and ferries to Martha’s Vineyards and Cuttyhunk. Nearby beaches and parks. Fabulous seafood, Portuguese and other cuisines. Comfortable accommodations and gracious indoor and outdoor common areas provide base for longer stays and day-tripping to SouthCoast, Cape Cod, Islands, Plymouth, Newport and other Rhode Island attractions. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
US$65 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Captain Haskell's Octagon House New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States
Location
United States > Massachusetts > New Bedford
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
US$65 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Captain Haskell's Octagon House New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States
Location
United States > Massachusetts > New Bedford
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Traveller (19)
Room & Suite (4)
Dining (1)
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Response from Jeffrey T | Reviewed this property |
If you are asking what I think, he does rent out single and double occupancy rooms. It's been a while, but he may have 1 or 2 triple occupancies, but don't quote me on that. As for prices, you'd have to visit the website I... More
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"If you get hot easily, request a downstairs room. Also ask about street noise. Perhaps the interior rooms are..."
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"Upper room had a balcony that made it much more livable."
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"No matter what room you choose, your bed will always be comfortable, and even the restrooms are quite..."
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"I stayed on the top floor in a little room that was just a perfect amount of space for me as a single woman..."
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