Cancellation & Lodging Policies

Emerson Inn Lodging & Cancellation Policies

Check in and Check out:

Check in time is 3:00 PM; Check out time is 11:00 AM.

Advance Deposits

A 100% deposit is required for one-night and two-night hotel stays; a three-night deposit is required when a three night minimum stay is in effect; a 50% deposit is required for stays of 5 nights or more. However, for all reservations made online: a 100% deposit is required regardless of the length of stay. A credit card deposit will be charged to your card immediately on the day your reservation is taken. The remaining balance, if any, is due upon arrival. All reservation confirmations are subject to our receipt of your deposit, which will be applied to the last night(s) of your reservation.

Cancellation Policy

Fourteen (14) days advance notice of cancellation is required for a hotel guest room deposit refund, less a $30 processing fee. Cancellations received less than fourteen days prior to the arrival date will not be refunded. 


We accept cash, Mastercard, Visa, American Express, and Discover. Personal checks are not accepted.

Room Rates

All rates are per room, per night, double occupancy, and are subject to Massachusetts rooms tax (currently 11.7%). Most rooms cannot accommodate more than two (2) guests. Where triple or quad occupancy is possible, the charge for each extra Adult is $75 per night plus tax; the charge for each extra Child (ages 2-11) is $25 per night plus tax; and each extra child under the age of 2 are free of charge.  All extra persons, regardless of age, must be arranged in advance. Triple and quad occupancy is not bookable online; please contact us directly at 978-546-6321.

Minimum Stay

A two night minimum stay is required on weekends from May through October. A three night minimum stay is required on holiday weekends and special events.

Swimming Pool

Our outdoor, ocean-view pool is heated and open seasonally for all guests.


We offer a complimentary full, hot breakfast from May through October. We offer a complimentary continental breakfast from November through April.


Dinner is served at our on-site restaurant, the Pigeon Cove Tavern. Days and hours of dinner service vary by season. If you plan to join us for dinner, please inquire about dinner reservations while making your room reservations.


We do not allow pets. Service animals are not considered pets.


Smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the inn.

No Elevator

Due to the historic nature of our property, there is no elevator at Emerson Inn, but we are more than happy to carry your luggage to your room. If climbing stairs is a challenge, we do have accommodations available on the first floor. These accommodations are not bookable online; please contact us directly at 978-546-6321.

Weddings, Corporate and Social Events

The inn offers several unique spaces for weddings, business events, or social gatherings of any kind. With spectacular ocean views, highly dedicated staff, and charming ambiance, Emerson Inn is a superb venue for your upcoming life or business event.

Please contact our events coordinator with inquiries.

Contact Our Events Coordinator:
Fill out an inquiry form