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Reviews of the best lodgings on Cape Cod Massachusetts

Below are selections from various reviews of what we feel are the best lodgings of their kind in Cape Cod. It is not a complete listing but it is a selection. If you wish to read more reviews simply click on the name of the village or town and there you will find the complete listing of more Cape Cod hotels, motels, bed and breakfast, inns, resorts and other kinds of lodgings suitable for families, couples, and even those with pets. The purpose of this guide is is to help you shortlist the best places to stay on Cape Cod that match your needs and requirements.


Beechwood Inn
Address: 2839 Main Street Barnstable, MA 02630
Phone: 800-609-6618
A beautifully appointed luxury bed and breakfast that is priced in the upper midrange. Antique furniture within and a beautiful one acre gardens outside. Amenities include Wi-Fi, full breakfast, concierge, refrigerators, air conditioning. Three rooms have a fireplace. Perfect for couples and romantic getaways.

Honeysuckle Hill
Address: 591 Main Street, West Barnstable, Cape Cod Massachusetts 02668
Phone: 866-444-5522
A beautiful circa 1810 bed and breakfast that is tastefully decorated with antique style furnishings. Offers a full breakfast in the morning. Many amenities such as WiFi, flat screen cable TV, DVD, a common area guest refrigerator, lovely gardens, hot tub on premises, and a concierge service. Located on Main Street, well away from the main route 6. Price is in the upper midrange but reasonable for the luxury, amenities and personal attention received.

The Inn at Fernbrook
Address: 481 Main Street Centerville, Cape Cod MA 02632
Phone: 508-775 - 4334
This is another exceptional inn that should be on your shortlist. Best for couples and small families with children at least 14 years old. Located in the lovely village of Centerville, it is a short drive or walk to the Craigville Beach and a very short drive to Hyannis Harbor. The grounds are stunning, as they were designed by Frederick Olmstead, the landscape architect behind Central Park. Two American presidents have stayed in this restored mansion. Amenities include a swimming pool, and cable televisions. The midrange price of the beautiful rooms, especially the large Cardinal Room suite, is very reasonable.

Ocean View Motel
Address: 966 Craigville Beach Rd Centerville MA 02632
Phone: 800-981-2313
A Cape Cod motel on the beach. Cheap and modestly priced motel looking over Craigsville Beach in Cape Cod. Great location right at the beach. Rooms are clean, bright, and a pleasure to be in, a good value considering how moderate the prices are. Amenities include a flat screen TV, DVD, WiFi, and air conditioning. There are also suites available that accomodate up to six people. An excellent lodging for the beach lover.


Holly House By the Canal
Address: 20 Keene Street Bourne, MA 02532
Phone: (508) 759-2864
A classically furnished Victorian across the street from the cape cod canal, Holly House by the Canal is a charming bed and breakfast for couples get away in any season.

Bay Motor Inn
Address: 223 Main Street Bourn, MA 02532
Phone: (508) 759-3989
The Bay Motor Inn is a family owned, family friendly mid priced motel that also has efficiency cottages available.

The Labyrinth House Bed & Breakfast
Address: 19 Depot Road, Cataumet, MA 02535 |
Phone: (508)269-9204
Off the beaten path, this quiet bed and breakfast offers an indulgent retreat with onsite therapeutic spa services.


Old Sea Pines Inn
Address: 2553 Main Street Brewster, MA 02631
Phone: 508-896-6114
On the site of a former 1900’s charm school, the Old Sea Pines Inn offers flexible accommodations on beautiful grounds near downtown Brewster.

Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club
Address: 2907 Main Street Brewster, MA 02631
Phone: 508-896-9000
A luxury full service resort with spa and golf facilities.

Ocean Gold Bed and Breakfast
Address: 74 Locust Lane Brewster, MA - USA 02631-2141
Phone: 508-255-7045
A reasonably priced bed and breakfast in a cozy family home.


Chatham Wayside Inn
Address: 512 Main St Chatham MA 02633
Phone: 508-945-5550
This is an upscale inn offering many luxury amenities that not only ensure your comfort but also provide guests with the seaside charm that is Cape Cod. Rooms are lavish decorated with Gilchrist & Soames bath products, flat screen TV, and DVD library to name a few. The inn offers unique packages with added bonuses such as box of handmade chocolate truffles, champagne, and even dinner at the Wild Goose Tavern.

Captain's House Inn
Address: 369 Old Harbor Road, Chatham, MA, 02633
Phone: 800-315-0728
The inn actually offers four different facilities including the Carriage House, the Main House, Captain’s Cottage, and the Stables. The inn is not really a hotel but a bed and breakfast offering a country breakfast and afternoon tea along with a romantic setting with well-manicured grounds and gardens. The prices are a bit more than just an ordinary hotel; however, guests receive extra amenities.

Old Harbor Inn
Address: 22 Old Harbor Road Chatham, MA 02633
Phone: 800-942-4434
Charming and serene is the best amenities this inn has to offer as well as the affordability.

Chatham Tides Waterfront Lodging
Address: 394 Pleasant St South Chatham MA 02659
Phone: 877-432-0379
Enjoy ocean views from your own sun deck. Many amenities of home including kithenette, full kitchen, cable tv, and Wi-Fi. Townhouses and efficiency apartments.


Briarcliffe Motel
Address: 203 Rte. 6A - Dennis, Massachusetts
Phone: 508-385-3464
The Briarcliffe Motel, set back from Rt. 6A, is conveniently located near shops, dining, local beaches and area attractions.

The Garlands
Address: 117 Old Wharf Road, Dennisport, MA 02639
Phone: 508-398-6987
Open April through October the Garlands has 20 fully furnished condominiums located on a private beach.

By The Sea Guests Bed & Breakfast
Address: 57 Chase Avenue & Inman Road Extension Dennisport, MA 02639
Phone: 508-398-8685
A family operated B & B with private beachfront on the Nantucket Sound.


Anchorage on the Cove
Address: 450 State Hwy Eastham, MA 02642
Phone: 508-255-1442
Anchorage on the Cove, located on the waterfront, offers a wide variety of themed accommodations ranging from apartments to cottages suitable for parties of all sizes, whether you are a lone traveler or vacationing with the family. Some are even pet-friendly. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, cable TV, gas grills, fully equipped kitchens, and private decks. There is also free access to canoes, kayaks, and skiffs. It is located right on the water's edge, and is also less than two miles away from the Orleans Shopping Center, restaurants, and other attractions. It is a great place for those looking for a private retreat with access to other things to do in town as well.

Town Crier Motel
Address: 3620 State Hwy Eastham, MA 02642
Phone: 508-255-4000
This is a standard, old-fashioned motel that offers two types of rooms, one with a single queen bed and the other with two double beds, all of which have a TV, microwave, and refrigerator. It offers free Wi-Fi in common areas, an indoor pool with a poolside restaurant, and game room. It is centrally located with access to all of Cape Cod's natural and people-made attractions, such beaches, lighthouses, outdoor activities, shopping, and art galleries. This is a good place for families with a budget.

Ocean Park Inn
Address: 3900 Route 6 Eastham, MA 02642
Phone: 508-255-1132
Ocean Park Inn is great for families and groups of friends looking for a getaway, and it also has a few rooms with king beds designed for couples. It offers free Wi-Fi, refrigerators, T.V., AC/heater, and even has some pet-friendly rooms. It has its own outdoor pool and BBQ grills, and it also has free access to amenities provided by the Four Points by Sheraton such as game and fitness rooms. Ocean Park Inn is very close to the Cape Cod National Seashore, restaurants, shopping, and other natural attractions. With average prices, this is a bargain because you are entitled to use the amenities of the two hotels (Four Points by Sheraton).

Hostelling International
Address: 75 Goody Hallet Dr Eastham MA 02642
Phone: 508-255-2785
This hostel is ideal for singles, young people, students and groups looking for a cheap place to sleep. It is located in the middle of the Cape with access to Provincetown on one end and Hyannis on the other. It has a guest kitchen and a free do-it-yourself pancake station. This no-frills location will allow you to enjoy Cape Cod with a limited budget.

Falmouth Massachusetts Lodgings in Cape Cod

The Sea Crest Beach Hotel
Address: 50 Quaker Road - Old Silver Beach Cape Cod - Falmouth, MA 02556
Phone: 800-225-3110 or 508-540-9400
A mid to upper midrange resort for couples or families on Old Silver Beach.

Beach Breeze Inn
Address: 321 Shore Street, Falmouth, MA 02540
Phone: 508-828-3525
Centrally located you can walk to the beach or to down town from this midsized shore side Beach Breeze Inn.

The CapeWind Waterfront Resort
Address: 34 Maravista Ext. Falmouth, MA 02540
Phone: 508-548-3400 or 800-267-3401
A private yet convenient resort on 5 green acres close to downtown Falmouth with waterfront access.

Carleton Circle Motel
Address: 579 Sandwich Road, Falmouth, MA 02536
Phone: 508-548-0025
A budget minded hotel with 38 rooms.

Captain Tom Lawrence House
Address: 75 Locust Street, Falmouth, MA 02540-2658
Phone: 508- 548-9178
A lovely bed and breakfast, in a historic whaling captain’s home a short walking distance to downtown Falmouth.


Comfort Inn Cape Cod
Address: 1470 Iyannough Rd Hyannis MA 02601-1835
Phone: 508-771-4804
A modestly priced motel with standard furnishings, free WiFi, within short driving distance to major attractions and sights. Averages about $150/night in-season.

Cape Codder Resort & Spa
Address: 1225 Iyannough Road Hyannis MA 02601-1894
Phone: 888-297-2200
Family friendly and an excellent choice for families with kids and teens, but suitable for couples, too. Features an 80 ft water slide and an indoor wave pool. For couples on a romantic getaway there's a spa, a wine bar, rooms with fireplaces, whirlpool bath and other comforts. The Cape Codder Resort is conveniently located off Route 6, which is good if you're going to be traveling up and down Cape Cod. While it is not located near the port itself where all the Hyannisport action is, it is a short drive away. The Cape Codder is a good resort motel/hotel for families with children as well as couples. Prices are mid to upper range. Book ahead of time and receive a 20% discount on rooms.

Cape Cod Inn
Address: 447 Main St Hyannis MA 02601-3905
Phone: 508-775-3000
Good location, family friendly, modestly priced, quality amenities
Centrally located, a short walk to the harbor and local restaurants and museums. 40 rooms and a limited number of suites. Family suites offer one king-size and two double beds or two queen-size beds. Amenities include WiFi, refrigerator, indoor pool. Modestly priced, in the more or less than $150 range during peak summer season.

Salt Winds B & B & Guest House
Address: 319 Sea St Hyannis MA 02601
Phone: 508-775-2038
A classic bed and breakfast, offering a full breakfast (pancakes, French toast, omlettes, bacon, etc.), a quiet location a short drive to the harbor. Amenities include a refrigerator, WiFi, outdoor pool, DVD/TV. The price is modest and affordable. A very good value for those who prefer a personal touch and home-like lodgings. Good for couples and small families with one or two children.


Beachside Resort At Nantucket
Address: 30 N Beach St Nantucket MA 02554
Phone: 800-322-4433
The Beachside at Nantucket is a motel-like location for anyone traveling on a budget. The layout is arranged around a swimming pool. This is a pet friendly lodging.

Brant Point Inn and Atlantic Mainstay
Address: 6 N Beach St Nantucket MA 02554
Phone: 508-228-5442
The Brant Point Inn and Atlantic Mainstay, is a perfect bed and breakfast style lodging for anyone travelling on a modest budget. This location is notable because the proprietor is a licensed charter boat captain who takes reservations for saltwater fishing excursions.

Nantucket Inn
Address: 1 Miller's Lane, Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone: 800-321-8484
The Nantucket Inn is a hundred room inn on landscaped grounds that is affordable in the midscale price range.

Pineapple Inn
Address: 10 Hussey St Nantucket MA 02554
Phone: 508-257-4577
This inn offers access to a pool and the beach. Moderately priced.

Provincetown - Where to stay

Bill White's Motel
Address: 29 Bradford Street Extension Provincetown Cape Cod, MA 02657
Phone: 508-487-1042
Bill White’s Motel is a budget motel that is a short drive to the beach, is quiet, offers Wi-Fi, easy parking, and non-smoking accommodations. The prices are very reasonable, making this a great choice for those looking for a modestly priced motel or cheap motel in Provincetown that is decent, quiet and clean. It is located on the side of town closest to the National Seashore so it is an ideal place to stay if you are interested in the beautiful sights of Provincetown's seashore and beaches as well as saving money on accomodations. Bill White's Motel is an excellent option for affordable Provincetown lodgings. It is a recommended place to drop anchor and spend the night.

Boatslip Resort
161 Commercial Street Provincetown, MA 02657
Phone: 508-487-1669
A gay friendly Provincetown destination resort located on the west end of the harbor on the waterfront. Amenities include smoke free rooms, a swimming pool, free parking, Wi-Fi, restaurant, poolside grill, breakfast included. This is a gay friendly party spot which features an outdoor dance party every afternoon at four PM.

Cape Colony Inn and Resort Hotel
Address: 280 Bradford Street Provincetown, MA 02657
Phone: 508-487-1755
The peaceful Cape Colony caters to couples and families. It is located on seven acres of landscaped grounds that are walking distance to the beach. The property features continental breakfast, a shuffleboard court, heated pool, free wi-fi, beach volleyball, picnic grounds, refrigerator and cable TV. If you desire a Provincetown resort experience with access to a private pool then the Cape Colony Inn should be on your shortlist. Two room suites that accommodate up to four people are about $285/night during the summer months. Smaller accommodations for two are in the more or less range of $200/night. That’s a good value considering the privacy, private picnic grounds, shuffle board, beach volleyball, pool and many other amenities. A good choice for couples and families.

Anchor Inn Beach House
Address: 175 Commercial Street Provincetown Cape Cod MA 02657 -2102
Phone: 508-487-0432
This midrange to luxury priced Victorian Inn is right on the water, and perfect for a romantic getaway. It features luxury suites, robes, fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, cable TV, views, wet bar, four-poster beds, balconies, expanded continental breakfast and private entrances and Internet access. Smoking is not allowed inside the house. The Anchor Inn is a fine choice for comfort and relaxation.

Sandwich Cape Cod - Places to stay

Country Acres Motel
Address: 187 Route 6A Sandwich MA 02563
Phone: 888-860-8650
The name says it all when it comes to this motel offering country charm and only a short distance from Cape Cod Bay.

Dan'l Webster Inn
Address: 149 Main Street, Sandwich MA 02563
Phone: 800-444-3566
The inn is all about elegance from the rooms to the spa that makes feel catered to during their stay.

Pine Grove Cottages
Address: 358 Route 6a East Sandwich MA 02537
Phone: 508-888-8179
Cottages are available in different sizes.

Truro Hotels and lodging

Big Fisherman Vacation Rentals
Address: 146 Shore Road North Truro, MA 02652
Phone: 508-487-0250
This non-smoking midrange haven for couples and families features one and two bedroom condominiums. Walk to the bay, and enjoy cable TV, full kitchen, decks and fresh flowers. Basic cleaning supplies are furnished. If you're a fan of Adirondack furniture and hydrangeas, you'll like the Big Fisherman.

Crow's Nest Resort and Cottages
Address: 496 Shore Road, Route 6A North Truro, MA 02652
Phone: 508-824-5111
This award-winning, oceanfront resort offers midrange to luxury level accommodations outfitted with Cape Cod style furniture. The three-bedroom house has a patio, screened porch, fenced, landscaped yard and outdoor shower. The cottages have fireplaces, full kitchens, Jacuzzis, washer/dryers, free wifi and cable TV. Four different views are available: city, lake, ocean and bay. Choose the Crow's Nest for its luxury amenities and oceanfront location.

East Harbour Motel & Cottages
Address: 618 Shore Road North Truro, MA 02652
Phone: 508-487-0505
This midrange lodging has a private beach. The East Harbour caters to nature lovers desiring a quiet retreat. Amenities include free wifi, refrigerators, discounts on whale watching, sundeck, gazebo, deck chairs, laundry, beach benches, cable TV, free coffee and tea, umbrellas, charcoal grills, toiletries and bike racks. Rooms with kitchens are fully equipped. Stay at the East Harbour for its quiet beachfront ambience and fully equipped cottages.

Wellfleet motels and hotels

Even'Tide Resort Motel & Cottages
Address: 650 Route 6 Wellfleet, MA 02663
Phone: 508-349-3410
Budget to upper range. Good for families
The Even’Tide has a wide variety of lodgings, including family suites, cottages, hotel rooms and efficiencies. It is situated in a five-acre wood on a bike trail. It features a large indoor pool, sundeck, miniature golf, ping pong, barbeque, hammocks, badminton, shuffleboard, horseshoes, playground, picnic grounds, laundry and wifi. Rooms have refrigerators and cable TV. The Even’Tide has been voted best Outer Cape Cod motel for over a decade, and it has many family features.

Inn at Duck Creeke
Address: 70 Main Street Wellfleet, MA 02667
Phone: 508-349-9333
Midrange. Couples, outdoor lovers and special occasions.
This award-winning inn, dating from the 1800s, specializes in catered gatherings, and overlooks a duck marsh. You are also biking distance from the seashore and trails, and walking distance from town. Duck Creeke features wifi and a tavern with an exceptional menu. A comfortable location that also features a restaurant that is a destination in itself.

Maurice's Campground & Cabins
Address: 80 Route 6 Wellfleet, MA 02667
Phone: 508-349-2029
No-frills, budget conscious. Families and couples
Pet-friendly, non-smoking Maurice’s features cabins and cottages, with cable TV
The wooded grounds feature a store, lobster pound, bike trail, picnic tables and hot showers. The campground allows tents, tent trailers, trailers and RVs. Pack up the family and camp in the woods, or enjoy Maurice’s snug cabins.

Places to stay in Woods Hole Cape Cod

Woods Hole Passage Bed & Breakfast Inn
Address: 6 Woods Hole Road, Falmouth, MA 02540
Phone: 508-548-9575
This 5 room bed and breakfast is on a landscaped 2 acre setting

Recommended places to stay in Yarmouth

Red Mill Motel
Address: 793 Main St. (Route 28) South Yarmouth, MA 02664
Phone: 508-694-7969
Choose from standard rooms, efficiencies or deluxe efficiencies at this conveniently located motel.

Bayside Resort
Address: 225 Route 28 West Yarmouth, MA 02673
Phone: 508-775-5669
This small family resort overlooks Lewis Bay. There is a family fun center, game room, fitness center, business services and indoor and outdoor pools.

Ambassador Inn and Suites
Address: 1314 Main St. Route 28 , South Yarmouth, MA,US, 02664
Phone: 508-394 4000
An updated hotel at a value rates, the Ambassador Inn and Suites is a good choice for budget travelers.

The Captain Farris House
Address: 308 Old Main Street Bass River Village, MA 02664
Phone: 508-760- 2818
The Captain Farris House is an elegantly appointed, landscaped, 9 room B & B (Bed and Breakfast) in the village of Bass River. Uniquely decorated rooms have luxurious linens, TV, air conditioning and included bath amenities.