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Christopher's by the Bay

3.5 of 5 Guest house   |   8 Johnson Street, Provincetown, MA 02657
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Ranked #21 of 70 Provincetown B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I definitely recomand Christopher's by the Bay B&B. Superbe place, decorated with taste, the team is very friendly and helpful, and the way we have been welcomed make us feel immediately comfortable. Nice location, super clean and quiet. You feel like being at home. We will definitely come back by Christopher's for our next holiday !

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time staying with Dave and Jim in provencetown. Both where very friendly and polite. The accommodation was and very clean, and every detail was thought of....would stay again. Provencetown is a beautiful town with loads to do, picture perfect! Cant wait to vist again. :-)

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Alexandria, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a wonderfully relaxing stay at cozy Christopher's thanks to Dave, Jim and Doug's top-notch hospitality. Helpful advice about what to do and where to go in Ptown; comfortable, clean rooms in a historic, cared-for house; friendly, quiet guests; simple but delicious daily breakfasts; central location; and lovable Linus. Made to feel perfectly welcomed at this home away from... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place served our purpose for Ptown well. The location is great and close to Commercial. The owners and staff are extremely nice and helpful. The outside patio area was very cute and relaxing. The rooms are nice, but the beds and rooms could use a bit updating. Additionally, there were some cracks in the walls at various spots that... More

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Lowell, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a charming, tastefully decorated, very homey bed and breakfast. The room we were in, albeit one of the smaller ones, up on the top,floor and gave us a great little view of the town. It has a wonderful and large outdoor patio area, and a perfect little serve-yourself breakfast that consisted of fruit, cereals, coffee, juice, and each... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first stay at Christopher's by the Bay and it is definitely the best accommodation in Ptown. Friendly, accommodating staff, clean rooms and bathrooms and very quick to solve any problems. They were very hospitable and made you feel very welcomed in their establishment. We are definitely staying there again next year!

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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the location of Christopher's, just a block away from Commercial St and easy walking or bicycling to every part of PTown. The inn is clean and well kept. Many upgrades since my first stay here several years ago. Local artists' work is featured throughout the downstairs. Inn keepers Dave and Jim are friendly and helpful to all of the... More

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Rye, New Hampshire
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8 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The innkeepers are very friendly and helpful for those who may be new to Provincetown with many tips on dining and exploring. We booked at the last minute so we did not have a full selection of rooms to choose from - ours was on the small side - although very clean the inn is a bit dated; decor and... More

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New York, New York, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I just got home from a wonderful, relaxing stay at Christopher's by the Bay. I was there for 10 night's and it felt like home...My husband and I stayed with our Golden Retriever in the Picasso room. It has a entrance that goes directly to the back porch which is perfect for a puppy who just enjoyed a dip in... More

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CBTB, Owner at Christopher's by the Bay, responded to this review

Thank you Chris! It was wonderful having you, Brad and especially Willow stay with us! She's such a sweet pup and was a pleasure to have stay with us at Christopher's. More

Woonsocket, Rhode Island
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

For the last three years we have stayed at Christopher's by the bay. Because it is home away from home. We a greeted with a smile. They always remember us. You get information on the things that are going on in town. The rooms are very clean. We never want to leave. It's great place to stay when ypu are... More

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CBTB, Owner at Christopher's by the Bay, responded to this review

Hi Nicole! Thanks so much for your nice comments. We really enjoy when you both come and stay with us. It's always like spending time with good friends. We look forward to seeing you in Ptown again soon! Take care, Jim and Dave More

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Address: 8 Johnson Street, Provincetown, MA 02657
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Provincetown
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Christopher's by the Bay 3.5*
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On a quiet side street in the heart of town, you will find this three-story 1850's Victorian Inn. Our newly decorated guest rooms feature bay windows, hardwood floors, fireplaces and stunning bay views. All of our rooms offer cable TV and DVD players, seasonal air conditioning, fridge, wireless internet, as well as a private phone line with voicemail and dataport. Room options include queen beds with private bath or smaller sleeping rooms utilizing a multi-user shared bath. Enjoy your freshly prepared breakfast in our sunny dining room, relax in our private outdoor garden patio or enjoy an aperitif by the fireplace in our inviting front room. ... more   less 
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