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Ship's Knees Inn

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186 Beach Road, East Orleans, MA 02643
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Upper Sandusky, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2011

My husband and I stayed at the Ship's Knees B&B in Orleans for two days in March and loved it. We had a downstairs room with a fireplace (we love fireplaces in old inns), and we liked everything about it. The price was reasonable, the fireplace drew well, the furniture was attractive, the continental breakfast was bountiful and the hosts,... More 

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Colchester, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2011

We go to the Ship's Knees Inn in February to celebrate our birthdays and Valentine's all in one long weekend. We have told our friends about it, and now enjoy the Cape off season with them there as well. We have hit some unseasonably warm days this year and last year, too, which makes walking around Chatham even nicer. We... More 

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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2011

This was our second trip to Ship's Knees. It's very quaint and the rooms are very warm and welcoming. Great central location, and walking distance to the beach (weather permitting...it was really cold in February). We toured nearby Chatnam village, where most of the stores were open (off season). Ate several times at Lost Dog (4/5 star), and they have... More 

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Sheffield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2011

We have been going to the cape for over 35 years. We have stayed at the Ship Knees Inn for the last several years and we always look forward to staying in the Inn for our midwinter getaway. The room is charming, the location perfect and the breakfast is excellent. It is the perfect place for a relaxing respite. We... More 

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2011

I stayed at the Ship's Knees Inn twice during 2010 - can't think of any other place to stay, while visiting the Cape. The accommodations were beautiful inside and out. Lovely landscaping. Delicious breakfast everyday. Denise always bakes something wonderful. Within EASY walking distance to Nauset Beach. Peter and Denise and staff are always very helpful with any questions. Relaxed,... More 

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CENTRAL MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2010

I had several memorable stays at the Ship's Knees Inn over that last couple of years, so the warmth of it's innkeepers and accommodations made it a natural choice when our extended family needed a place to gather for our Dad's memorial service. The host went out of his way to assist us in finding some special arrangements we needed... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2010

You can't go wrong here. My wife and I stayed here in July 2010 during a trip to Orleans and Chatham on the cape. We spent some great days on the beach that is a short walk down one street from the inn. The rooms aren't going to knock your socks off here, but they are comfortable and well kept.... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2010

This was our second stay at the Ship's Knees Inn. October is a beautiful time of year there. There is very little traffic and the beaches are virtually empty! There's still lots to do off season. We attended a sea chanty concert at the Salt Pond Visitor Center that we loved! Our breakfasts were yummy with bagels, muffins and scones.... More 

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Shelton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2010

As repeat visitors we always come back to the Ships Knees Inn. We have tried other inns at the Cape and find we always come back to the Ships Knees Inn. The peaceful, tranquility and homeyness of the inn are wonderful. Denise and Peter are extremely attentive to all of our needs, even allowing us to have our "dog fix"... More 

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Portage, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2010

This quaint inn provided all of the best of the Cape. Its location was ideal, the room was comfortable and extremely clean, and the host and hostess were charming. We also enjoyed the fresh fruit and the great homemade pastries and coffee available every morning. We felt pampered and enjoyed the constant sound of the ocean only a short walk... More 

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