Okay we arrived later than we intended but a scribbled note indicating that ours was room 7 was not exactly a warm welcome!
Hey! Once upon a time this was probably a smart establishment but time is hard taskmaster and the whole place is looking very very tired. Either throw some serious money at it or decide that you've had your days of B & B and move on to pastures new.
Can I say that the pictures on the website reflect the Colonial in it's hey day. As I said "Once upon a time ........................"
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Colonial Inn is a circa 1850 seacoast house with beautiful harbor views,8 Rooms with 8 private baths. Short walk to beach, museum, Rocky Neck Artist colony...The oldest artist colony in America, Gloucester Stage Co. ...Live theater, views of Ten Pound Island and light house from front porch and rooms...Or walk out to the light house on Eastern Point. For dining there are a number of fabulous restaurants that are also a short stroll away. Continental breakfast, comfortable relaxing porch with views and all rooms are air conditioned. Lots of parking. ... more less