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Ship's Knees Inn

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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Williston, Vermont
Reviewed March 22, 2017

Hard to beat a beautiful old inn just a block from Nauset Beach in a quiet residential area in a very peaceful and low-key part of Cape Cod. Great rooms with inn-like atmosphere but all the modern amenities. Owner/hosts have impeccable taste and do everything to make their guests feel at home. Wonderful, relaxing place on- or off-season. Fine restaurants...

Thank brucewyatt2
South Salem, New York
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

SKI is by far the best !!! Spent two nights here while enjoying New Year's Eve with friends who have a home on Roberts Cove. Spectacular is the only way to describe this magnificent property !!! Wonderful accommodations, fantastic hospitality provided by the owners...Denise and Peter. Clean, cozy and cozy are but two words that can adequately describe the Inn....

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aliquippa , Pa
Reviewed November 10, 2016

After a east west driving vacation across New England we apparently saved the best for last. We had never been to Cape Cod/east Orleans before and the owners could not have been more helpful. from providing a list of favorite restaurants to directions to various towns for shopping and sightseeing they were very knowledgeable. The B&B itself had all the...

Thank PaSoccer
New York City, New York
Reviewed November 8, 2016

My boyfriend and I had an absolutely lovely time when we stayed at the Ship's Knees Inn this past September. We loved the views from our balcony and the ability to walk to both the beach and into Hyannis. Overall it was a great deal for the price and I would come here again.

Thank smoore020390
Wappingers Falls, New York
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Ships Knees Inn is a wonderful place to stay on the Cape. The inn has everything going for it. It is beautiful inside and out with many nautical touches. The grounds are outstanding and very well maintained. The owners Pete and Denise are very welcoming and knowledgeable about great local restaurants and activities. We love that the inn is a...

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Sturbridge, Massachusetts, USA
Reviewed October 25, 2016

As always our return visit to the Ships Knees Inn was outstanding. We always look forward to our yearly visit. The weather was not the best but we made the most of it. Sorry Peter and Denise were away however it was great to see old friend Shannon and Dery who I found out she was from Barre Vt where...

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Cortlandt Manor, New York, United States
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I just celebrated our 30th Anniversary with our good friends who were doing the same. Our friends suggested the Ships Knees as a perfect location on Cape Cod to stay. The inn-keepers made us feel at home. They could not have been more accommodating and friendly. Rooms were cozy, clean and beautifully appointed with a nautical theme....

Thank Patricia L
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed October 5, 2016

My husband and I returned to Ships Knees Inn to celebrate our 20th anniversary (we stayed there on our honeymoon as well). Our room was beautiful and very clean. Breakfast each morning was wonderful, with so many fabulous choices! The innkeepers, Denise and Peter, are great and so helpful, welcoming and kind. Nauset Beach, just a short walk (or drive)...

Thank shana s
Southlake, Texas
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best small Inns we have stayed in. Rooms are a bit small, but everything else is 5 star, and its interesting as the building is almost 200 years old! Close to the beach on Atlantic side, and its mid-cape location allows for unhurried day trips to Provincetown and Woods Hole and everything in between. Try...

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
Reviewed September 23, 2016

Our first visit to this Inn and it was lovely. We stayed in 2 different rooms, first one was off the breakfast room, so we liked the second room better in the main inn with a larger bathroom and newly updated beautiful shower. The rooms are all tastefully decorated with seashore decor. The owners and the crew are all very...

Thank LoGWestHartford_CT
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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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 

Additional Information about Ship's Knees Inn

Address: 186 Beach Road, East Orleans, MA 02643
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > East Orleans
Price Range: $173 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ship's Knees Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Ship`s Knees Hotel East Orleans
Ship's Knees Inn East Orleans, MA, United States
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“ask for the king room on the wing with your own private entrance on the courtyard”
PaSoccer, Nov 10, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 16, which you can enter the room from the hallway or the outside. It was quiet and nicely decorated!”
124shanas, Oct 5, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room not off the breakfast room directly.”
LoGWestHartford_CT, Sep 23, 2016 | Read review
“The suite gives you more room and a TV spot that won't disturb your partner's sleep.”
bruceb6, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
“certain rooms have distant views of the ocean down the hill.”
LJSEastHaddam, Aug 30, 2016 | Read review
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