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Simmons Homestead Inn

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288 Scudder Avenue, Hyannis Port, MA 02601
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Athens, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have mixed feelings about this B&B: Strong points: Bill, the owner, is full of information and shares it freely, gives you coupons, etc You get a welcome drink in the evening The room was clean, the bed was good, we slept well Central location to visit the islands Ok: The breakfast is ok, fresh made, and you get seconds... More 

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Durham, Canada
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Simmons Homestead Inn in Hyannis port is a great central location to see all of the Capes sights and attractions. The Inn is a very comfortable home away from home . Bill Putman the man at the helm is very knowledgeable not only on the sights and sounds in Cape Cod but also in Main , New Hampshire and surrounding... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Title is pretty self explanatory and could be good or bad depending on what your expectations and preferences are. The positives: very nice thoughtful touches like providing toiletries if you forgot yours at home, free beverages regularly available, mini guest fridges in the dining room if you need to store any food or drinks, free wifi, dog friendly with plenty... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Quaint themed rooms. Pleasant home feel. Good jump off location for seeing all of Cape Cod. There's a surprise in the back yard for any British petrol heads, 40 MGs, Jags, Austin Healeys, Triumphs, Lotus', Jensen, Morgan. Bill is a gracious host full of local knowledge and happy to share.

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BillPutman, Owner at Simmons Homestead Inn, responded to this review

Love having folks from England. When the economy was better, had them all the time, especially in October 'Holiday' season. Then not too many could afford the rising air fairs, but coming again. Only problem with Brits, is that they spend a lot of time out in Toad Hall checking out the 40 some odd British Cars we have there.... More 

Hanover, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We were there over Memorial Day weekend our two daughters and husbands for a race. Also had our dachsund and it was wonderful. I agree with other reviews..Bill is VERY helpful with whatever you need and the Inn is perfect for pups!! Would defintely go back next time we are in area....thanks Bill and April!!

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BillPutman, Owner at Simmons Homestead Inn, responded to this review

Thanks, fun watching the whole gang of you run around time for the John Kelley races. Dog could have joined you, but legs a tad short. Love it when people say how pet friendly we are, but remember we are people friendly as well :-) More 

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This was a terrific Bed and Breakfast where we stayed for six nights with our Golden Retriever. We were greeted by the “innkeeper of sorts” Bill Putman and some of the 25 resident cats. The inn and each room are decorated with quirky sayings and collectibles and memorabilia. Toad Hall houses Bill’s impressive collection of red antique cars. We had... More 

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BillPutman, Owner at Simmons Homestead Inn, responded to this review

Enjoyed having you. Glad the dog brought you along. :-) More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

There is a lot of American history reflected in the little village of Hyannis Port on Cape Cod. Those over 50 years old are keenly aware of the impact the Kennedy family has on our lives. It lives on in this tiny village on the southern facing stretch of land facing the Atlantic. The Kennedy Compound ( a group of... More 

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BillPutman, Owner at Simmons Homestead Inn, responded to this review

Thanks John, just knew you would have a good time as this is the fourth time you've come out here. You are like so many of our 'repeat' guests. You come back and back 'cause you like the place. I try to get you to do that as I really love the repeaters. You folks enjoy the place, get to... More 

Nottingham NH
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This place is just great, It just keeps getting and better. The innkeeper Bill is a great wealth of information about trips around the Cape as well a a true gentleman. April who works at the inn and helps out at Happy Hour is a great asset to the inn. If you are looking for a nice place which is... More 

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BillPutman, Owner at Simmons Homestead Inn, responded to this review

Thanks and love return guests, means we are doing our job. That's our goal too. More 

New Jersey
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I had a great visit to New England and Bill made it so much easier. I had to be in so many places while I was there and he planned my days for me so that I could make it everywhere on time. I even had time to go to the amazing restaurants he recommended and I was still able... More 

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BillPutman, Owner at Simmons Homestead Inn, responded to this review

Jenn, I had about as much fun as you did. Helping you plan out the 3 days of trips and seeing how well you did the following morning at breakfast was enjoyable. But ..... next time bring your husband and enjoy the Cape as much as you enjoyed the research this trip. Thanks again, Bill More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We had a great time at Simmons Homestead Inn last August! We stayed at the Inn for a week while relaxing and exploring Cape Cod, following much of Bill's excellent advice (in person and from his information handouts). As many have said, the whole place--with all its details--is very unique! (We have a red car, so we may be a... More 

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BillPutman, Owner at Simmons Homestead Inn, responded to this review

Always enjoy folks from 'Mid Canada' (and their dogs of course). When I fist started the Inn some 27 years ago the Canadian dollar was and had always been worth $1.10 to ours. Then it dropped to about half and I really missed you 'northerners.' Now it's good to have you back. And ..... keep coming back! Thanks, Bill More 

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