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4 of 5 bubbles Review of Anchor In Hotel

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Anchor In Hotel
Ranked #1 of 22 Hotels in Hyannis
Certificate of Excellence
Surf City, New Jersey
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“rtblyth”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2013 via mobile

Comfortable motel with beautiful views from every room of the harbor in Hyannis. ideal for staying before or after your ferry trip to Nantucket or Marthas Vinyard. Well appointed rooms with adequate breakfast.

Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2013

Five couples stayed at this lovely property Sept 24-28, 2013 to celebrate my Dad's 85th Birthday. Every single person on the staff - from Sandi and Chris to the cleaning and kitchen staff - went above and beyond time after time to make our stay comfortable and totally stress-free! The view and location are perfect and even the weather was too;)! I would highly recommend this property, and hope to return again!

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2013 via mobile

After intensive research, Anchor In was chosen for our late Sept. birthday celebration for the patriarch of the family,his wife and four 50ish children and their spouses. It was perfect for all. Location the best for water views and proximity to ferries, a reasonable walk to many restaurants and shops. The Inn, itself, is wonderfully maintained; rooms are most attractive; beds are very comfortable and the continental breakfast excellent. Service was welcoming and attentive. We enjoyed The Osterville, our second floor spacious room ( the hospitality room for our group) with its wrap around balcony and water views. A great choice for all! Kudos to the owners and staff.....

Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2013

It's okay if you don't mind being exhorted to help the environment by reusing your towels while being forced to rape it by the use of plastic 'glasses'. Our room was super quiet, but had a terrible layout, with a non-swivelling TV at one end and a sitting area at the other. Watching TV from the sitting area was impossible because of the roughly 10° viewing angle. Staff came to make changes, but could only remedy the situation by putting the easy chair between the two beds. Made a mess of the room, but what the heck.

Again a matter of the room advertised on the website looking a lot better than what one is stuck with on arrival.

The (included) continental breakfast was so-so, mainly because of the pleasing setting. Other than that, it was a little hectic and disjointed, with lousy coffee.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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AnchorInHyannisowner, Owner at Anchor In Hotel, responded to this review, 7 October 2013
Dear Sir; Cape Cod’s sole source aquifer, the groundwater beneath the surface, is the only source of drinking water in this region. We do our best at conservation efforts. As part of our effort, we use a card that simply says in essence; any towels you would like replaced leave on the floor. For sound sanitary reasons, we use individually wrapped plastic glasses in our guest rooms. We would have been glad to provide you with glass glasses upon request.

The sitting area was meant to be an area to look out over the water. It was never intended to be an area to sit and watch TV.

We use Green Mountain Coffee exclusively. We brew a breakfast blend in the mornings. After breakfast, for the rest of the day and evening we have different flavor options available that can be brewed by the cup.

We wish we could have honored your request to stay an additional night but we were sold out. Perhaps that third night would have put you in better spirits.

Sincerely
Lisa and Skip Simpson
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Warminster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2013 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our time here. Great room and services. A must stay when in Hyannis, close to everything. Enjoyed the fire pit a great place to meet other people. The view from our room was excellent.

Stayed September 2013, travelled solo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2013 via mobile

Not expecting much by way of a one night stay from Nantucket to Boston, but how pleasant our one night was! Breath taking harbor view, huge and spotless room. Breakfast area was a delight...wish we had more time to stay!

Stayed September 2013
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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2013

Spent a few days in Cape Cod to celebrate my 50th birthday. We we arrived and there was a bottle of wine and card in our room. The staff is awesome! Very helpful with information. The rooms were very nice and breakfast great. Enjoyed sitting around the firepit after dinner. Chris and Janet were great. We will go there again if we ever go back to the cape!!

  • Stayed September 2013
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Additional Information about Anchor In Hotel

Property: Anchor In Hotel
Address: 1 South St, On Hyannis Harbor, Hyannis, MA 02601-3130
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Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Hyannis
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Hyannis
#2 Family Hotel in Hyannis
#2 Romantic Hotel in Hyannis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Anchor In Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 43
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are Distinctively located in Hyannis, the "Homeport of Cape Cod". Walk to Bayview Beach, ferries to Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard, waterfront restaurants, Harbor cruises to Hyannisport and the Kennedy compound, Main Streets diverse variety of shops, restaurants, gift stores, festivals, Cape Cod Train, and the Kennedy Museum. Within a short drive you will find Whale Watching, golf, historic Rte 6a, summer theatre, bike trails, world-class Cape Cod beaches including the Cape Cod National Seashore. ... more   less 
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