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Ship's Knees Inn

186 Beach Road, East Orleans, MA 02643
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013
Unit107 Carolina Beach, North Carolina
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Carolina Beach, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

I belong to the Hearts that Heal grief group that ministers to moms who have lost children. We were all treated to a weekend of refreshment in a place of beauty and hospitality. Very highly recommended.'

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West Nyack, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

My husband and I have been spending our summer vacation on the Cape for over 25 years. This year we decided to explore the Cape during the off season. How lucky we were to find the beautiful Ship's Knees Inn to spend our 3 nights in Orleans! Our inviting room was both comfortable and nicely decorated. We made good use... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

I needed a few days of "me" time before starting a new job. I googled "beach, fireplace and Cape Cod" and did I ever come upon the find of the year !! The Ship's Knees Inn was cozy, warm and truly welcoming. From the size of my room with an actual wood fireplace, to the decor with a beach-like theme,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

My stay, for three days in September, was just wonderful. This is a lovely old inn, with intriguing twists and turns in the hallways and impressive decor. The hosts and other employees were simply outstanding. Travel for me, though i love it, is tiring, and this was the perfect place to relax and renew. In addition, a little walk down... More

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Naples, Florida, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We recently stayed two night at the Ship's Knees and it was great. It's an authentic historical inn close to Nausett Beach. The owners are very accomodating and accessible. They help you enjoy your visit to Cape Cod and Orleans as well as your stay in their inn. Yes the rooms are smaller than grand resorts but we felt very... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

This year at the cape it was mostly a grey Labor Day weekend. At this time on the cape that means only one thing, no traffic! Our first night we had a fantastic thunderstorm with all the trimmings - but we were so snug in our Ship's Knees apartment, we confused the drama with a dream. We examined for evidence... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I was at the Ship's Knees this past long weekend (Labor day) with my boyfriend and my brother and his wife. The Inn was really comfortable and quaint. We really enjoyed our stay. Location was perfect as we were walking distance to the beach, plenty of parking available, great breakfast, beautiful patio with a great little fire pit! We really... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

My husband and I stayed for four nights a few years back and I should have reviewed the Ship's Knees more promptly, but I have to add my two thumbs up for this charming place now. Peter was so kind to email answers to my questions before we arrived. He had wonderful tips for how to spend our time. The... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Our time at the Ship's Knees came at the end of a series of upmarket hotel stays in New York and Boston - and what a relief! Charming, relaxed ambiance, super-helpful hosts, characterful rooms and a breakfast menu to die for. Being Cape Cod first timers we tried hard to get it right using all the websites and even Google... More

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Maynard, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

This was my first stay (a weekend in early Aug.) and I couldn't be happier with my experience. I very much enjoyed the location (walking distance to beautiful Nauset Beach), decor/antiques, continental breakfast (delicious scones!!), ample parking, landscaping, welcoming outdoor patio and gas fire pit. The owners are a friendly, down-to-earth couple (from my home state of Connecticut!), who have... More

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Also Known As:
Ship`s Knees Hotel
Ship`s Knees Hotel East Orleans
Ship's Knees Inn East Orleans, MA, United States
Address: 186 Beach Road, East Orleans, MA 02643
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > East Orleans
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #3 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in East Orleans
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Enjoy the warmth and charm of a 190 year-old restored Sea Captain's home, just 1/4 mile up the hill from the world famous Nauset Beach. 17 individually appointed rooms, 15 with private bath, and 1 or 2 bedroom fully equipped ocean view "Captain's Quarter's" guest apartment. Our newest accommodation (2010) the "Nauset Suite" has a king bed, private bath and private entrance. ... more   less 
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