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        our mailing list!The Emerson Inn by the Sea is pleased to offer seasonal Cape Ann vacation specials, a variety of packages to help you plan your stay at our historic Rockport, Massachusetts hotel. Always check here for our current offerings and discounts.

Planning a romantic Massachusetts getaway? Consider one of our in-room extras to create the perfect atmosphere for romance.

Hot Deal

July 2015

Fourth Night Free - All Guest Rooms!

Stay 4 consecutive mid-week (Sun-Thurs) nights ... 3 nights at the regular room rate and the 4th Night is on us! Cannot be combined with other offers or discounts. Valid through 7/22/2015 (on new reservations only). Must mention this offer when booking and present copy of this page at check-in.



The Cape Ann Fisherman's Brew Package

Something’s brewing for beer lovers and craft beer connoisseurs at Emerson Inn by the Sea. For those in search of a hops-filled experience including a tasting and a tour, this is one getaway that the craft beer-seeking traveler will enjoy.  The Cape Ann Fisherman's Brew Tasting & Tour package includes everything from a two night stay to time at the Cape Ann Brewery.

Here’s what’s in store.
• 2 nights accommodations in your choice of room categories.
• Breakfast each morning
• 2 Fisherman's Brews delivered to your room upon arrival
• A tour of the Cape Ann Brewing Company
• A $25 Gift Certificate for the Cape Ann Brew Pub
• 2 Cape Ann Brewing Pint Glasses
• 2 passes for the Gloucester Water Shuttle (which docks right at the Brew Pub) if available during your stay (seasonal schedule).

The two night Package price varies based on room type. 
Package prices start at $179 plus taxes (Nov-April); $319 plus taxes (May-Oct). 
The Cape Ann Fisherman's Brew Package must be reserved in advance.
Please call 978-546-6321 for reservations.

Subject to availability. Valid through 2015. Cannot be combined with other offers.


Deluxe Vacation Home with Fireplace and Ocean View
$699 per night

Enjoy the ocean view from our deluxe 2 story 3 bedroom New England vacation home which includes a full kitchen and parlor with a fireplace. Take in the oceanside view and salty sea air from the wraparound outside deck. This home is $699 per night with a two night minimum stay. Stay 7 nights and the 7th night is free! Valid through 7/31/2015. Subject to availability. Must mention this offer when booking.


Relaxation Package - We all deserve a get-away during this busy season!
Two nights accommodation with breakfast each morning for two, a $100 Gift Certificate (per person) to the Local Day Spa, and a welcome basket upon arrival. Rates vary by season ($498-$938 May – October; $381-$701 November – April, plus tax); subject to availability. Please book your spa appointment prior to arrival - to confirm availability at your preferred time.

Romance Package - The perfect gift for that special someone!
Two nights accommodation with breakfast for two each morning and Chocolate Covered Strawberries with Sparkling Wine upon arrival. Rates vary by season ($349-$789 May – October; $189-$509 November – April); subject to availability.



Enjoy a relaxing two night stay at the Emerson Inn By The Sea…including: a full, hot, breakfast each morning, a two-hour sail on the Schooner Lannon and a tour of Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House. 
Package prices start at $408 plus tax; rates vary by room type.  Valid June through September.



Schooner Thomas E. Lannon

Join the Ellis family for a romantic two-hour sail on their beautiful 65-foot wooden schooner. Help the crew raise the sails or just relax and enjoy the quiet of schooner sailing in historic Gloucester harbor. Choose a daytime or sunset sail and feel the stress disappear. Fabulous!






Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House, 1907 – A National Historic Landmark

Beauport Visit the summer home of one of America’s first professional interior designers, Henry Davis Sleeper. Perched on a rock ledge overlooking Gloucester Harbor, Beauport became Sleeper’s retreat, backdrop for entertaining, professional showcase, and an inspiration to all who visited. Most of Sleeper’s arrangements and collections are still intact.  Visitors to Beauport learn about its architectural evolution, the sources of Sleeper’s inspiration, and how he influenced other designers and popular taste.



Adventure on the High Seas Package
July through September
$650 - $1,318 per couple, depending on room type

Active, outdoor fun by day and sumptuous cuisine and oceanside accommodations by night. The adventure on the High Seas Package insures plenty of water, wildlife and wonderful accommodations.

Package includes:
- Three nights accommodations (double occupancy) in a restored oceanside hotel.
- Full breakfast for two each morning.
- Two tickets for a relaxing sail aboard the 65-foot Thomas E. Lannon working schooner from Gloucester Harbor.
- Two tickets for a Whale Watch, to observe Humpback whales feeding and breaching, alongside Atlantic white-sided dolphins and Minke Whales.
- $50 Dinner Certificate for the dinner in The Grand Cafe, where you'll enjoy the finest in New England fare and unspoiled views of the Atlantic Ocean.
- for added adventure, bring along bicycles and take excursions to Halibut State Park or along the Atlantic Path. Bike storage is complimentary.

* All boat excursions are weather permissible.

Halloween Package 2015

Halloween package includes a 2 night stay. Also Includes:

  • Full, Hot Breakfast
  • 2 Tickets to the Costume Ball at the Hawthorne Hotel
  • $50 certificate for dinner at our award winning restaurant

Please call us for rates and availability!


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New Year's Eve 2015 Packages ... (1 or 2 Nights)

Enjoy a relaxing 2 night stay including a welcome amenity of Chocolate Covered Strawberries and a bottle of Champagne; Five Course New Year's Eve Dinner for 2, and full hot breakfast on New Year's Day. Only $495 plus tax and gratuity (double occupancy) for a queen room with residential view; $595 plus tax and gratuity for a queen room with ocean view. Cannot be combined with other offers or discounts. Subject to availability. Must mention this offer when booking and present a copy of this page at check-in. New Year's Eve Dinner reservation must be made at time of booking. 1 Night Packages (including welcome amenity, dinner and breakfast) are also available, rates start at $370.12 for a residential view and start at $440.12 for an ocean view. Click to check availability.


Cape Ann Birding Weekend Package

January 2016

Who said that winter was for the birds? The Cape Ann Birding Weekend offers ornithologists and enthusiasts alike to join expert guides on tours of birding hotspots, attend birding workshops, expert talks, and so much more. Explore the region's gorgeous coast and see winter seabirds, Loons, grebes, and perhaps even Harlequin Duck, Purple Sandpiper, and more!

Bird watchers from New England and beyond flock to Cape Ann to participate in the Cape Ann Winter Birding Weekend each February.Cape Ann is known worldwide for its exciting concentrations of winter seabirds, and the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, working with the Massachusetts Audubon Society, plans a weekend full of events for all levels of birders. Expert speakers offer presentations, exhibitors showcase their programs and products, and artists display their art and give demonstrations at the event headquarters at the Elks at Bass Rocks and at other venues in Gloucester.

The Cape Ann Winter Birding Weekend is an opportunity for bird lovers of all skill levels to join expert guides on a tour of our birding hot spots – including a sea trip on the 7 Seas Whale Watch boat Privateer IV (weather permitting).

Enjoy charming accommodations and gourmet dining at the Emerson Inn by the Sea in Rockport.

2 nights accommodations with Continental Breakfast each morning for 2 persons, Package prices vary by room selected. Must mention this offer when booking. Cannot be combined with other offers or discounts. Valid dates: To Be Announced.


Valentine's Package 2016

Upon entering your guest room or suite you'll be greeted with Hand-Dipped Chocolate Covered Strawberries and a Bottle of Champagne. Then savor a wonderful candlelight dinner for two in The Grand Cafe. The package includes two nights accommodations, $75 dinner certificate, and continental breakfast for two each morning. Packages start at $272 (plus tax and gratuity) for a Queen Guest Room. Upgrade to an Ocean View Guest Room with a Spa Tub! $382 (plus tax and gratuity). Cannot be combined with other offers or discounts. Valid 2/14/16. Must make dinner reservation when booking package. Dinner available 2/14. (Honeymoon Room shown above).


Weddings at the Historic Emerson Inn by the Sea - please call to schedule a tour at your convenience
Our oceanside Inn is the perfect place to create your wedding memories. Each season, whether Summer, Fall, Winter, or Spring brings its unique beauty and charm to the rocky coast of Cape Ann. The Inn's historic surroundings and rich character coupled with the unmatched beauty of Rockport, the quintessential New England village, makes for the perfect setting for your special day. Please contact Melissa at the Inn for more information and a tour.






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