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Elegant Gloucester Beach Getaway with Ocean Views!
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3.17 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)
Why not stay on the Massachusetts’ coast in November?

"It was a wonderful spot for the retired sibs and spouses to gather, relax, feast and beach walk. The panorama was the best!"…"

Reviewed on 29 Dec 2019

Elegant Gloucester Beach Getaway with Ocean Views!
Newly Renovated!! Beautiful 3 bed home...steps from beach!
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2.03 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (40 reviews)
Halloween in Massachusetts

"The house was as pictured. Clean, warm, cozy. We enjoyed our stay and were happy to come back to a nice warm house since it was sooo chilly outside. The kids enjoyed the space and we did indoor trick or treating with them, we were supposed to be at Disney for Halloween this year but covid had other ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Nov 2020

Newly Renovated!! Beautiful 3 bed home...steps from beach!
Welcoming Getway Oasis
372 Essex Ave, apt 01, Gloucester, MA
The price is £198 per night from 8 Mar to 9 Mar
2.56 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)

"I stayed here with my two kids of 5 & 7. It’s is a great little apartment in a good location to get to multiple locations for walks along beaches or on the green belt hike trail. We had a lovely time at the place and would stay again."…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb 2021

Welcoming Getway Oasis
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Good Harbor Beach House
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1.87 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (88 reviews)
Relaxing Winter Weekend by the Ocean

"We thoroughly enjoyed out stay in Gloucester. The house was lovely and very well fixed up with everything for a comfortable stay. Proximity to Good Harbor Beach was wonderful, I can only imagine what it must be like in the summer!"…"

Reviewed on 18 Feb 2021

Good Harbor Beach House
Charming Cottage Near the Ocean W/beach Access & Near Gloucester!
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2.02 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Short beach vacation

"Our small family had a great short beach vacation at this cute place. We’d go again."…"

Reviewed on 24 Aug 2020

Charming Cottage Near the Ocean W/beach Access & Near Gloucester!
Inviting Apartment With Harbor Views, Fireplace, Patio, & gas Grill!
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1.1 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (19 reviews)
Great Getaway

"Property is awesome! Fantastic views and serene setting. The apartment was clean and bed was comfortable. We will be back!"…"

Reviewed on 12 Nov 2019

Inviting Apartment With Harbor Views, Fireplace, Patio, & gas Grill!
Lovely 'blue Heron Cottage' on Annisquam River!
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1.11 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
Beautiful property

"Beautiful property right on the marsh - so fun watching the egrets and herons and going to the beautiful Gloucester beaches. Great getaway"…"

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2020

Lovely 'blue Heron Cottage' on Annisquam River!
Gorgeous New Home w/ Ocean Views- 2 Private Beaches Steps Away
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3.78 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)
Beautiful home

"Beautiful home, fantastic stay. Location was perfect - easy access to beautiful water, fun rocks to climb and explore, and to many interesting local sights. We stayed in winter, and even in winter and the pandemic, we enjoyed beautiful hiking, outside historic trails, exploring outside in local towns ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jan 2021

Gorgeous New Home w/ Ocean Views- 2 Private Beaches Steps Away
Romantic “Summerwind Cottage” - Scenic Harbor View w/Large Deck
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0.8 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (42 reviews)
Beautiful cottage in a beautiful town

"Our stay at Linda's cottage was excellent - everything was exactly as described in the listing, and Linda was very communicative and accommodating. The space was clean, comfortable and tastefully appointed. The view off of the back deck is gorgeous and unique in the sense that, despite obviously ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Oct 2020

Romantic “Summerwind Cottage” - Scenic Harbor View w/Large Deck
SUNSET STUDIO “Plus”<br>w/Scenic Harbor View
3 Stanwood Terrace, Gloucester, MA
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0.8 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (34 reviews)
My new heaven

"Thank you for a truly amazing stay. Your hospitality is quite outstanding, a true sample of excellence. The scenery was beautiful and was a relieve to walk in such a quiet and peaceful environment. The property is beautiful, very romantic ❤️🌹, great location from coffee shops, the beach, the town, ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2020

SUNSET STUDIO “Plus”<br>w/Scenic Harbor View
La Bohème Retreat - Unplug, Unwind & Uplift Your Spirit!
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0.68 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (13 reviews)
Fantastic spot!

"We had a fabulous stay here. Very quiet and in a great location. We loved all the art and decor! And most of all we loved the big clawfoot tub! Would definitely stay here again :)"…"

Reviewed on 16 Nov 2020

La Bohème Retreat - Unplug, Unwind & Uplift Your Spirit!
Apartment in historic home across from Cripple Cove Harbour, Gloucester, MA
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0.83 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (6 reviews)
Cozy Comfort

"If your looking for a place to stay while on vacation this is great. The space is cozy with main room and bathroom downstairs and two bedrooms upstairs. The owner Linda is accommodating and very pleasant to work with. Also easy to communicate with. We enjoyed are stay here."…"

Reviewed on 29 Oct 2020

Apartment in historic home across from Cripple Cove Harbour, Gloucester, MA
A walk up to heaven!
10 commonwealth Ave, 3, Gloucester, MA
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0.41 mi from city centre
A walk up to heaven!
Steps to Wingaersheek's 1.5 Mile White Dune Private Beach
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3.55 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)
Winter beach getaway

"The house is fine, but the star of the show is the beach. Much closer than you'd expect via the deeded beach access is a vast expanse of white sand and sky. We walked for miles with our dogs, saw very few people, and relaxed. The house was cozy. We very much enjoyed the fireplace and made good use ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan 2021

Steps to Wingaersheek's 1.5 Mile White Dune Private Beach
14 Day Full Refund Cancellation
106 Thatcher Road, Gloucester, MA
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2.27 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
Perfect house!!!

"We had a great stay! The house was perfect for our family and close to the beach!!!"…"

Reviewed on 27 Sep 2020

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Turning Tide Cottage on the Rivier
26 wolf hill rd., Gloucester, MA
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1.39 mi from city centre
Turning Tide Cottage on the Rivier
Atlantis Oceanfront Inn
3 out of 5
125 Atlantic Road, Gloucester, MA
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1.59 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (267 reviews)

"The Atlantis is a classic motel that is timeless. The room and bath are standard but it is well maintained and was extremely clean. Appreciated the extra precautions they were using during the pandemic. Best of all was the location with a beautiful unobstructed view of the ocean from our room with ..."…"

Reviewed on 30 Oct 2020

Atlantis Oceanfront Inn
Cape Ann's Marina Resort
3.5 out of 5
75 Essex Avenue, Gloucester, MA
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0.91 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (196 reviews)
Unique marina experience

"This is a unique motel with great service. It was a little noisy on Saturday, but Sunday night was quiet. We enjoyed watching the boats out the window."…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2020

Cape Ann's Marina Resort
Castle Manor Inn
2.5 out of 5
141 Essex Avenue, Gloucester, MA
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1.23 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (333 reviews)

"My husband and I recently stayed here and had a fantastic time. The property is beautiful and the Inn is so inviting! We have never stayed in this type of Inn before and we were pleasantly surprised how comfortable and relaxed we felt in a home-like setting such as this. The room was great and we ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2020

Castle Manor Inn
Sea Lion Motel and Cottages
2.5 out of 5
138 Eastern Avenue, Gloucester, MA
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1.49 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (179 reviews)
Quiet Relaxing Weekend Getaway

"Easy check in, the room was very clean, bathroom was new, close to everything,quiet,relaxing, will definitely return with friends next year for our yearly fishing trip."…"

Reviewed on 30 Oct 2020

Sea Lion Motel and Cottages
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Visiting Gloucester

History buffs will enjoy exploring Gloucester, and visitors give high marks for the seaside. Tourists can also enjoy the city's seafood restaurants, monuments and art. Top sights around the area include Salem Witch Museum, Cape Ann and Salem Witch Trials Memorial.

  • There are 60 hotels and other accommodation options in Gloucester
  • The closest major airport is in Beverly, MA (BVY-Beverly Municipal), 12.8 mi (20.6 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Lawrence, MA (LWM-Lawrence Municipal), 24.3 mi (39.1 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Gloucester

Cultural venues in the city include Maritime Gloucester, The Gorton Theatre and Sargent House Museum. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Hammond Castle, Dogtown, and Fishermen's Memorial Monument. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the the sea and these places to visit: Good Harbor Beach, Long Beach and Wingaersheek Beach.

Outside the city, popular places to visit include Salem Witch Museum, located 13.1 mi (21.1 km) from the heart of the city, and Cape Ann, which is 4.3 mi/6.9 km away.

Getting around Gloucester

To explore the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Gloucester Station or West Gloucester Station. Gloucester may not have many public transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Dressing for Gloucester

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 10°C and the night-time average to be -9°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 26°C during the day and -1°C at night
  • July to September averages 27°C during the day and 7°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 18°C during the day and -8°C at night
  • About 1204 millimetres of rain falls on Gloucester each year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 26°C, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of -8°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Gloucester?
Beauport Hotel Gloucester is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Harborview Inn and Cape Ann’s Marina Resort as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Gloucester, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel reservations are refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get the best deals available in Gloucester.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Gloucester?
Based on reviews, Castle Manor Inn is a popular 2.5-star inn for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free continental breakfast and free WiFi. Another top option for your stay on the cheap is The Vista.
What's the best hotel for a family trip to Gloucester?
The Vista is a hotel with an outdoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good options for your child-friendly holiday include Ocean House Hotel at Bass Rocks and Sea Lion Motel and Cottages. Also, attractions such as Maritime Gloucester and Schooner Adventure are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a couple going to Gloucester?
Harborview Inn is a favourite 4-star B&B for couples, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options for a stay with your sweetheart include Ocean House Hotel at Bass Rocks and Beauport Hotel Gloucester.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Gloucester?
Castle Manor Inn is a top dog-friendly inn, and offers a restaurant and a bar/lounge for its human guests.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Gloucester?
Sea Lion Motel and Cottages is a top property with an outdoor pool, free WiFi and free self-parking. A couple of other options that feature an on-site pool include Ocean House Hotel at Bass Rocks and The Vista.
What is the best spa hotel in Gloucester?
Cape Ann’s Marina Resort is a top spa hotel featuring a restaurant, an indoor pool and a bar. Why not spend some time relaxing in the hot tub? Other popular spa hotels in Gloucester include Ocean House Hotel at Bass Rocks and Castle Manor Inn.
What's it like to stay in Gloucester?
History buffs will enjoy exploring Gloucester, and visitors give high marks for the seaside. Tourists can also enjoy the city’s seafood restaurants, monuments and art. Around the area, top sights include Salem Witch Museum, Good Harbor Beach and Cape Ann. In Gloucester, there are 164 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in Gloucester?
Cultural venues include Maritime Gloucester, Hammond Castle and Sargent House Museum. Landmarks like Eastern Point Lighthouse, Dogtown and Ten Pound Lighthouse might be worth a visit. The natural setting is picturesque, namely the the sea, and places to see include: Good Harbor Beach, Stage Fort Park and Long Beach.
How can I get around Gloucester?
To venture out into the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Gloucester Station or West Gloucester Station. Gloucester may not have many public transport options to choose from, so consider a car rental to maximise your time.
What's the seasonal weather like in Gloucester?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 19°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of -1°C. The snowiest months in Gloucester are December, January, October and February, with each month seeing an average of 15 inches of snowfall.

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