Rockport Hotel By The Sea

The Emerson Inn is a classic Massachusetts oceanfront hotel, perfectly situated between panoramic Halibut Point and charming Bearskin Neck, in Rockport. With over 150 years of history, our Rockport hotel has welcomed travelers from near and far seeking rest and relaxation on scenic Pigeon Cove in a relaxing, natural oceanfront setting.

Rockport's Classic New England Oceanfront Escape

Beautifully restored to offer our guests modern amenities and conveniences while maintaining the charm & grace of yesteryear, the inn is a perfect getaway for North Shore family vacations, romantic getaways on Cape Ann, or solo travelers seeking rest & respite along the ruggedly beautiful Cape Ann coastline.

European Influenced Lounge, Restaurant, and Veranda

Start your day with a full breakfast oceanside, our Inn offers a special environment to savor a unique New England moment on our rocky coast. Check back for 2023 Season details of our Ocean View Dining Room, Veranda, and Roaring 20's themed Parlor Bar, for menus and open times. Plan to spend some time outside on a rocking chair over-looking the Atlantic ocean any time of day. Join us in the The Parlor Bar daily with our European vibe, monthly for our Moon Rise party, and weekly filling our spirits with local live music.

Events By The Sea

The Emerson Inn also welcomes corporate retreats, family functions, weddings, and other special events at several different venues across our ocean view hotel. We invite you to speak with our Sales & Events staff regarding your truly unforgettable event at The Emerson Inn! Please email

Select photography courtesy of Shannon Shipman