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Shea's Riverside Inn & Motel

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Room & Suite (27)
Pool & Beach (5)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“antique shops”(17 reviews)
“dunkin donuts”(17 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Pets Allowed
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Rooftop Bar
Fitness centre
Kitchenette
2 Star Hotel
Shea's Riverside Inn & Motel (formerly the Essex River House Motel) is a 21 room property comprised of the Inn and the Motel. The Inn is an 18th century colonial that was fully renovated in 2015 and given a new life as the most romantic place to stay in Essex.This 6 room Inn is open...
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Location and contact
132 Main St, Essex, MA 01929-1304
35.5 km to Logan Intl Airport
13 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have family in Essex and we love staying at Sheas when we visit. Clean, comfortable, amazing views, walking distance to Woodmans and tons of antique shops. We were even able to bring our dog! Highly recommended!!

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks so much to the incredible staff at Shea's Riverside Inn & Motel, a real home away from home for our visiting children and grandchildren. Another delightful visit is in the books made even better this year by the creation of "Shea's Beach" which, of...More

Thank Maureen F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the Inn. We loved the room, so quaint. Great view. The staff is super nice and accommodating. Quiet and relaxing. Several great restaurants within walking distance. We would definitely stay here again!

Thank Nancy E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Shea’s is a little gem!💎Beautiful view and nicely appointed little rooms. I stayed in the Fredonia room #14. 15 minutes from Rockport in adorable Essex and CK Pearl restaurant is close by.... Loved the mussels and “beach water” drink😋

Thank ailstocksellers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed with family here for a nephews wedding. Beautiful views of canal and boats. Fantastic lobster restaurant across the street. And antiques stores within walking distance. The rooms were clea, staff friendly. I would stay in the Inn instead next time as the motel...More

Thank Chrissie J
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Shea's Riverside Inn & Motel (formerly the Essex River House Motel) is a 21 room property comprised of the Inn and the Motel. The Inn is an 18th century colonial that was fully renovated in 2015 and given a new life ...More as the most romantic place to stay in Essex.This 6 room Inn is open year round and has retained all of its original charm. From hardwood floors to inviting sitting areas, each room is quintessential New England. The Motel is a 15 room property that just couldn't be more delightful! Open for the spring and summer, we welcome you to bring your dogs along for your trip and offer a variety of bed configurations to best fit your family's needs. Less
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Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Room & Suite (27)
Pool & Beach (5)
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Tobbie G
10 October 2017|
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Response from Mary A | Reviewed this property |
Our room did but not sure if all the rooms do. Best to call and check.
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HarleyRider
5 August 2016|
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Response from SheasInn_Motel | Property representative |
Hi Harley, thank you for your question. We do not have onsite laundry facilities but there is a laundromat in Ipswich which is only about a 10 minute drive from here.
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"Choose motel if you have trouble with stairs. And there are no phones in the rooms, although an alarm clock..."
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"every room is wonderful"
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"If you want luxury ask for the Inn."
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