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Shea's Riverside Inn & Motel

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Room & Suite (30)
Pool & Beach (5)
Overview
132 Main St, Essex, MA 01929-1304 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Housekeeping
Breakfast included
2.5 Star accommodation
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Ana Bansha
10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
We spent Thanksgiving weekend at Shea’s. Plenty to do- winter beach is gorgeous, walk along river, antiquing. We parked our car when we arrived on Thursday evening and never needed it again. Super restaurants within easy walk. Comfy, cozy room. Great bed. Had 2 great nights of sleep.
Will return for sure
Thank Ana Bansha
Response from GayleM466, General Manager at Shea's Riverside Inn & Motel
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Ann & Jim - thank you so much for your review and enjoying your stay with us over the Thanksgiving Holiday! I'm so pleased you had a nice time, and were so comfortable here with us!! I am looking forward to seeing you and Jim again in the near future! Happy Holidays! Gayle
rachxsophia
Allentown, Pennsylvania
10
Reviewed 26 Oct 2018
Amazing view, kind staff, quiet, and close to a lot of antique stores. It's only a 30 minute drive to Salem with beautiful scenery on the way. Definitely would stay again, and would definitely recommend!
Thank rachxsophia
Response from GayleM466, General Manager at Shea's Riverside Inn & Motel
Responded 29 Oct 2018
Thank you so much!! We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and had fun in Salem and the Cape Ann area. We hope to see you again !! Gayle
crgoodpaster71
Winchester, Kentucky
10
Reviewed 23 Oct 2018via mobile
We were very pleased with our stay at the motel. The room was very clean and well supplied. Essex is close to Salem and offers many things to see. The staff was very helpful and friendly. Made our first trip to MA very enjoyable!!
Thank crgoodpaster71
Response from GayleM466, General Manager at Shea's Riverside Inn & Motel
Responded 24 Oct 2018
Thank you so much for your positive feedback on your stay with us! It was a pleasure having you and the family here and that your enjoyed your time in Essex and in Salem!
David K
20
Reviewed 22 Oct 2018via mobile
Excellent views. Private deck. Bed was so comfortable. Definitely would stay again. For the money it was a huge surprise. The people were very nice also. Great accommodations and only 20 mins from salem.
Thank David K
Response from GayleM466, General Manager at Shea's Riverside Inn & Motel
Responded 23 Oct 2018
Thank you David! We are so pleased your enjoyed your room and your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again! Gayle
vickie s
30
Reviewed 20 Oct 2018via mobile
We stayed in the Inn room #5. The room is large, very clean and very upscale from the coffee choices to the bedding. The bathroom is amazing! Luxury with the charm of an 18th century inn. The stairs up to room are a little steep, but what a nice surprise when you go into the room.
Thank vickie s
Response from GayleM466, General Manager at Shea's Riverside Inn & Motel
Responded 23 Oct 2018
Thank you Vicki! I'm so pleased you enjoyed the room, and your stay with us! We look forward to hosting your again in the future! Gayle
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About
Description
Shea's Riverside Inn & Motel is a 21 room property comprised of the Inn and the Motel. The Inn is an 18th century colonial that was fully renovated in 2015 and given a new life as the most romantic place to stay in More Essex. This 6 room Inn is open year round and has retained much of its original charm. From hardwood floors to inviting sitting areas, each room is quintessential New England. The Motel is a 15 room property that just couldn't be more delightful! Open for the spring and summer, we also welcome guests in the winter-time to 4 beautifully renovated motel rooms! Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
21
Price range
US$120 - US$196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Essex River House Motel
Also Known As
Essex River House Hotel Essex
Location
United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Essex
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
21
Price range
US$120 - US$196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Essex River House Motel
Also Known As
Essex River House Hotel Essex
Location
United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Essex
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Traveller (99)
Room & Suite (30)
Pool & Beach (5)
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Questions & Answers
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Tobbie G
10 October 2017|
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Response from 303marya | Reviewed this property |
Our room did but not sure if all the rooms do. Best to call and check.
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HarleyRider
5 August 2016|
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Response from SheasInn_Motel | Property representative |
Hi Harley, thank you for your question. We do not have onsite laundry facilities but there is a laundromat in Ipswich which is only about a 10 minute drive from here.
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Room Tips
"The motel sits back off the road near the river. Very quiet toward the back."
768rebeccal
16 Oct 2018
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"We were in the stand alone cottage which was perfect for us."
cstoker
10 Oct 2018
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"Try to get a room in the Inn"
Anabansha
18 Sep 2018
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"We like Room 4, spacious and quiet."
browland1436
6 Sep 2018
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