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The Inn at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate

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Snow Hill. MD
Reviewed 4 November 2014

The most beautiful property with gorgeous grounds and plush rooms. Close to great local restaurants and the beach can be seen and heard from your window. The staff is courteous and efficient. Rooms include an amazing breakfast prepared to order. The linens on the beds are fabulous and the rooms airy, clean and filled with period furniture.

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New Jersey
Reviewed 12 October 2014

This was our second stay in the fall at the inn and I hope there will be many more as it has become one of my favorite places to stay and explore. Arriving midweek we had the inn to ourselves for a few days so it felt like our own home. This is particularly appreciated when enjoying the fireplace at...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 15 September 2014

We spent just one Sunday night at the Inn at Castle Hill on July 13, 2014. We could not have picked a more perfect place to indulge in a romantic, serene, cozy night away near the beach. The inn itself is beautiful and located on the gorgeous grounds of The Crane Estate in Ipswich, MA. There are gorgeous views of...

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Brookline, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 July 2014

I need to get out of the city once in a while and I like it to be easy. I need sun and sand and nature and ease of human contact when I do this. I got just that and more at the Inn. A gracious, helpful, non intrusive welcome greeted me when I checked in with a sincerity that...

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Needham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 18 July 2014

The inn is a fabulous and special escape on the North Shore. It's peaceful, elegant and even smells great. The service is what you want it to be, helpful, competent, but never imposing. Tastefully decorated rooms each with their own character and charm. Waking up to breakfast at the inn and storing homemade cookies in the pantry makes you feel...

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 July 2014

The Inn at Castle Hill is in a truly magical location close to Crane's Beach and overlooking the salt marshes. Our room was elegant, spotless and very, very quiet -- it made for a very good night's sleep. That, and the wonderful linens!

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Bad experience overall - made reservation one year in advance and prepaid - call three times prior to arrival to make sure everything was okay and prepayment received. Always got a yes. Upon arrival asked for credit card and I said it was prepayed and they said yes it was for incidentals - after I left they charged my card...

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CastleHillIpswich, Innkeeper at The Inn at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, responded to this review

I’m truly sorry to hear you were disappointed with your stay, and clearly there was miscommunication about our rates and policies. In order to ensure our guests are aware of our rates and billing policies, we do send out an email confirmation and have all our guests sign a registration at check-in that clearly states the room rate and policies....

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 December 2013

Ipswich, a suburb of Boston, is the home of Crane Beach, a remarkable, long, wide, sandy beach that is a popular swimming spot in warmer months and a fabulous place to walk in cooler ones. The Inn at Castle Hill is a pleasant old inn less than a mile from the Beach entrance, with glorious salt marshes around most of...

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So. CA
Reviewed 17 November 2013

What a great place to stay and explore the area. We were treated like royalty from the moment we arrived by Camille, the Asst. Innkeeper. We stayed in the Winthrop Room on the second floor in the corner. It's well decorated, light and has a gorgeous view of the marsh and ocean. We took many beautiful walks around the huge...

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Harvard, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 31 October 2013

My wife surprised me with a weekend reservation for our wedding anniversary this past July. We spent Friday and Saturday night at the Inn, eating breakfast at the Inn and taking dinner in Ipswich. We had an "estate view" out of the windows (not an ocean view) but since we spent most of our time out of our room, it...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Inn at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate

Address: 280 Argilla Rd, Ipswich, MA 01938-2647
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Ipswich
Price Range: $248 - $546 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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