Our Hotel

Located on the rocky coastline of Cape Ann, this oceanfront hotel has welcomed summer visitors for over 100 years. All 51 rooms have truely magnificent views of the ocean. You can choose from balcony or patio rooms in the Oceanfront House and Seaside House or historic suites in the Stacy House. As our guest, relax by the pool, enjoy a round of golf, walk to the beach, or just read a book.

On the eastern shore of Cape Ann, you will be close to many activities throughout the area. Have days full of adventure on the high seas, explore the nooks and crannies of our artist galleries and antique stores, browsing for masterpieces young and old. Discover the breathtaking hidden coves, miles of sandy beaches, world renowned artists, old-world shops and unparalleled cuisine. Make the most of your vacation...

As your days wind down, enjoy the freshest fish and lobsters brought daily to dinner tables throughout Gloucester. Enjoy the great selection of live music played throughout our downtown or settle in for a relaxing evening, watching the sun set, the moon rise and planning tomorrow's great adventure...


Fun Things To Do

Please allow us to help you make the most of your time on Cape Ann. From dinner reservations to boat tours to a special photo spot, just tell us what you are looking for. Cape Ann has some of the most beautiful beaches, best whale watches, a thriving music scene, great museums and much more.

For some pre-planning of your trip, take a look at Fun Outside, Fun Inside, Events and Gloucester and Beyond.


Things to Know

Gloucester, on the north shore of Massachusetts is just 35 miles from Boston. Centrally located on the most picturesque coast in New England, Bass Rocks Ocean Inn is an excellent home base for your vacation.

Whale Watching

Gloucester has long been a summer community and has many activities that are outside and on the water. With some of the most popular beaches in New England and a harbor that is closest to the fishing and whales, you spend less time traveling and more time having fun.

Fun Outside

Man At Wheel

Arts, history and culture are celebrated throughout New England.

Fun InsideGloucester and Beyond

Schooner Festival

Gloucester has long celebrated its relationship with the ocean and the arts with many festivals throughout the summer.

Events

Be sure to take a look here for what we have on the property before you pack. It may save you a little time.

Visit Us From Home

Live Web Cam Feeds Of Bass Rocks

We now have three web cams. The Stacy House Cam is located on the widows walk of the Stacy House and is on all year. Our Seaside House Cam is located on the roof of the Seaside House and is also on all year. Enjoy the crashing waves by activating sound when used with Internet Explorer. By using the controls to the left, you can zoom and pan our coastline. You may need to activate Active X controls. If the video fails to load due to too many users, change the refresh rate to 3s. The Pool and Patio Cam shows our new pool and patio area. This one does not allow sound or zooming because it is located only twelve feet off the ground.

Wish You Were Here

Please use the list below for directions to Bass Rocks Ocean Inn. The closest major airport is Boston Logan Airport with domestic, regional and international service. When using a GPS, be sure to list our address as 107 Atlantic Road, Gloucester.

From Boston Logan Airport

Take Route 1A North to Route 1 North to Route 128 North.  Take Route 128 North to the End. You go through two rotaries, at the second traffic light, turn left on to Bass Avenue (Rt. 127A north).  After 3/4 mile, turn right on to Atlantic Road. We are on the right and the ocean is on the left. 

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From Boston

Take Route 93 North to Route 128 North (Exit 37A)  Take Route 128 North to the End. You go through two rotaries, at the second traffic light, turn left on to Bass Avenue (Rt. 127A north).  After 3/4 mile, turn right on to Atlantic Road. We are on the right and the ocean is on the left. 

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From Boston Logan Airport

Take Route 1A North to Route 1 North to Route 128 North.  Take Route 128 North to the End. You go through two rotaries, at the second traffic light, turn left on to Bass Avenue (Rt. 127A north).  After 3/4 mile, turn right on to Atlantic Road. We are on the right and the ocean is on the left. 

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From New York City

Take Route 95 North to Route 84 East to the Mass Pike (Rt. 90) East to Route 95 North/Route 128 North (exit 14).  Follow Route 128 North when it splits away from Route 95 North.  Take Route 128 North to the End. You go through two rotaries, at the second traffic light, turn left on to Bass Avenue (Rt. 127A north).  After 3/4 mile, turn right on to Atlantic Road. We are on the right and the ocean is on the left. 

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From Upstate New York

Take the Mass Pike (Rt. 90) East to Route 95 North/Route 128 North (exit 14 ).  Follow Route 128 North when it splits away from Route 95 North.  Take Route 128 North to the End. You go through two rotaries, at the second traffic light, turn left on to Bass Avenue (Rt. 127A north).  After 3/4 mile, turn right on to Atlantic Road. We are on the right and the ocean is on the left.

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From Hartford, CT

Take Route 84 East to the Mass Pike (Rt. 90) East to Route 95 North/Route 128 North (exit 14).  Follow Route 128 North when it splits away from Route 95 North.  Take Route 128 North to the End. You go through two rotaries, at the second traffic light, turn left on to Bass Avenue (Rt. 127A north).  After 3/4 mile, turn right on to Atlantic Road. We are on the right and the ocean is on the left. 

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From Boston-Manchester Regional Airport

Take Route 93 South to Route 128 North (Exit 37A).  Take Route 128 North to the End. You go through two rotaries, at the second traffic light, turn left on to Bass Avenue (Rt. 127A north).  After 3/4 mile, turn right on to Atlantic Road. We are on the right and the ocean is on the left.   

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From Portland, ME

Take Route 95 South to Route 128 North (Exit 37A).  Take Route 128 North to the End. You go through two rotaries, at the second traffic light, turn left on to Bass Avenue (Rt. 127A north).  After 3/4 mile, turn right on to Atlantic Road. We are on the right and the ocean is on the left.   

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From Montreal, Quebec

Take Quebec  Route 133 South to Route 89 South to Route 93 South to Route 128 North (Exit 37A).  Take Route 128 North to the End. You go through two rotaries, at the second traffic light, turn left on to Bass Avenue (Rt. 127A north).  After 3/4 mile, turn right on to Atlantic Road. We are on the right and the ocean is on the left.  

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History of Bass Rocks Ocean Inn