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The Emerson Inn

The Emerson Inn

Rockport, Massachusetts


Our 36 well-appointed guestrooms offer lodging that exudes the charm and nostalgia of the past as well as provide the amenities and conveniences of today such as high-speed WiFi, high-definition television, and personal air conditioning & heating units. In our guestrooms, you will be able to go back in time, sit back and relax before a dip in our heated outdoor swimming pool, or before a delicious dinner in our award-winning restaurant. An inviting alternative to lodging in the many motels of Gloucester, our accommodations feature an eclectic range of rooms that can fit everyone's needs for families or single travelers. For those special occasions, we also have rooms with enclosed balconies and spa tubs. Our suites offer two separate sleeping areas which are ideal for families, with one bed and one pull-out couch. Our oceanfront rooms offer fantastic ocean views and are the perfect spot to watch the sunrise over the Atlantic. Pigeon Cove Room


The Emerson Inn

One Cathedral Avenue
Rockport, MA 01966
United States


Phone: 978-546-6321
Fax: 978-546-7043


Cape Ann Destination Weddings

Are you seeking a Cape Ann destination wedding with a stunning romantic backdrop at fabled Pigeon Cove? The Emerson Inn represents a perfect blend of elegant, historic charm, stunning ocean views, and modern luxuries, and is the ideal location for your special day. Weddings are once in a lifetime celebrations of families and cherished friends! Our sweeping lawn and gardens offer you and your guests a spectacular backdrop for a memorable ceremony, followed by a cocktail hour and reception on our Veranda, in the Grand Parlor, and our oceanfront Dining room. We're thrilled to assist you with all aspects of your wedding, including referrals for musicians, florists, photographers, transportation and wedding cake designers. In addition, our award-winning culinary staff has prepared exclusive menus that range from traditional to modern, and can be fully customized to meet your specific needs. Our charming guest rooms are complete with lodging packages that include breakfast, parking, and all of our amenities, in addition to breath-taking views. Create lasting memories with us!

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Don't hesitate to contact our events coordinator for more information, to request a proposal, or just to visit our lovely inn! 978-546-6321 Fill out an inquiry form


Banquets, Parties, and Meetings at Emerson Inn & Pigeon Cove Tavern

Our classic oceanfront hotel is a superb location for nearly any sort of event, including corporate retreats and meetings, social events such as birthday parties or celebration of anniversaries, and intimate family events such as celebrations of life and memorial services for loved ones. No matter how big or small, every function at the Emerson Inn is meticulously planned and implemented efficiently and timely by our talented event services team.

Meeting & Banquet Facilities

We have a variety of different venues for your upcoming event, such as our oceanview terrace or veranda, historic parlor, or our on-site restaurant Pigeon Cove Tavern. When planning your next executive retreat, social occasion, or memorable family event, enjoy our 21st century capabilities and amenities mixed with the charm and ambiance of a past era. We offer:

  • A spectacular ocean-view conference and banquet room accommodating up to 75 attendees
  • Audio visual equipment
  • High-speed wireless and wired Internet
  • All-day Meeting Packages
  • Free motor coach parking

  Contact our events coordinator today to receive more information about hosting an event with us or plan a visit to the inn! 978-546-6321 Fill out an inquiry form  


Looking to visit Emerson Inn in a large group? We'd love to have you! We can accommodate up to 72 people in our guest rooms, and between 60 - 75 for meeting or event spaces, depending on activities involved. Our events coordinator can assist in arranging all group travel: 978-546-6321 Fill out an inquiry form

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