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Ship's Knees Inn

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186 Beach Road, East Orleans, MA 02643
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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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Morristown NJ
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Innkeepers, Peter and Denise really care about their place, and wanted us to make the most of it. I enjoyed my informal, friendly chats with them, and may even have persuaded them to consider visiting the UK (for the first time!)

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Sterling, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautifully kept inn with flowering shrubs, intimate outdoor eating spots, clean and pleasantly furnished corner room. The breakfasts were very attractively presented. Courteous, helpful staff. Very restful, a fine get-away!

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Ashland, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We lucked into this quaint spot when looking for last-minute accommodations for a quick Cape Cod get-away. The staff couldn't have been friendlier! The location, a quarter mile walk from Nauset Beach, was perfect. And the fire pit in the gorgeously landscaped terrace was a wonderful way to end our day. Just be sure to double-check to see if your... More 

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Hartford, CT
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Because we had spent our 8-day honeymoon at this comfortable and charming inn 36 years ago, my husband and I were anxious to make a return visit. And we’re so glad we did! There was much to enjoy- the beauty of Nauset Beach, the fun of renting bikes for an afternoon on the trail, the friendliness and hospitality of veteran... More 

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Nedrow, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Couldn't have been more pleased with our stay at Ship's Knees Inn. Every attention to detail taken care of. Room was very clean, very quiet and comfortable. Innkeepers very friendly and attentive to our every need. Couldn't have asked for a more beautiful setting. Very glad we choose Ship's Knees for our stay.

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Simsbury, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been staying at the Ship's Knees in East Orleans for many years, and I am never disappointed! This past stay was lovely as always, and my boyfriend and I truly enjoyed the cute and cozy room, easy access to Nauset Beach and friendly staff! The grounds are gorgeous and extremely well maintained with many flowers and hammocks near the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic welcome for a beautiful vacation. Every attention was made for us to feel at home, this is a wonderful place, comfortable, made a magical holiday feel even more special. Looking forward to being back again soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a hectic time in New York, it was wonderful to have the peace and calm and delightful welcome of The Ships Knees. We will hurry back for a longer stay. Everything was perfect except the possible exception of the air con. Mark & Sharon

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Westfield, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to vacation! We thoroughly enjoyed the patio with the beautiful flowers and hydrangeas and the fire pit at night. The breakfasts were as beautiful to look at as they were delicious to eat. The innkeepers are very friendly and welcoming. It is wonderful to have Nauset Beach a few short minutes away. We will definitely be back!

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Boston, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying in this INN gives you the Cape Cod Experience Patti Page was going for in her song Old Cape Cod. Nestled in a quaint little village ; at the top of one of the Cape's Best beaches Nauset Beach, this INN and the Inn keepers Deliver, From the comfy gas fire pit at night where you meet new friends... More 

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