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Captain Haskell's Octagon House

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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
23 Aug 2016
“Charming history and host!”
11 Aug 2016
“Two night stay in New Bedford”
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Pets Allowed
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Excellent, spacious room on the second floor with its own balcony. There is street noise to be sure, but host Chuck is a fountain of knowledge about the area, recommendations for things to do and places to eat, the bed is extremely comfortable, the breakfast...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2016

The website picture does not truly represent the facility. Trees and associated shrubbery overgrown. House understandably was very old and showed the need for a good cleaning. It has lots of potential. No maid services. Soap inadequate - had to purchase some locally. No A/C...More

1  Thank William R
Reviewed 29 July 2016

If you don't mind a room temperature of 90 degrees and a location at a busy noisy intersection, then this is the place for you. As stated in a prior review, parking is on a main thoroughfare which given New Bedford's reputation, is one for...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Feel like you are staying back in the late 1800s to early 1900s. The staff is friendly and accomadating. The food served for breakfast is different each day, but from what I recall is all fresh, local, and homemade, & it's divine. The inside is...More

1  Thank Jeffrey T
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

We needed an overnight prior to catching the ferry to Martha's Vineyard. Our room was lovely and the adjacent bathroom entirely satisfactory. I grew up in an old house and this building was instantly familiar. Our host was gracious and charming, as well as wildly...More

1  Thank Michael C
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Breakfast included
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Breakfast included
Free Parking
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Price range
US$65 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$65 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Response from Jeffrey T | Reviewed this property |
If you are asking what I think, he does rent out single and double occupancy rooms. It's been a while, but he may have 1 or 2 triple occupancies, but don't quote me on that. As for prices, you'd have to visit the website I... More
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"If you get hot easily, request a downstairs room. Also ask about street noise. Perhaps the interior rooms are..."
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"Upper room had a balcony that made it much more livable."
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"No matter what room you choose, your bed will always be comfortable, and even the restrooms are quite..."
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"I stayed on the top floor in a little room that was just a perfect amount of space for me as a single woman..."
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