Fodor's Expert Review Crowne Pointe Historic Inn and Spa

82 Bradford St., Provincetown, Massachusetts 02657, USA See on Map Fodor's Choice

Kim MacKinnon

This beautifully restored Cape Cod Sea Captain’s estate, which is spread out over six buildings, offers 35 well-appointed rooms, a luxurious spa and a popular restaurant and bar. Period furniture and antiques fill the tastefully decorated common areas and large guest rooms. Its central location, with included parking, makes it easy to explore Provincetown’s many charms with little hassle. The lovely landscaped courtyard and pool area invite lounging.

YOU SHOULD KNOW This is an adult-focused hotel. No one under age 16 is allowed.

room

Among the 35 rooms, a queen-size bed is the smallest you'll find. All beds are dressed in 450-thread-count linens, with treats on the pillow for nightly turndown service. Penthouse suites have two floors of living space with a full kitchen, and many rooms have private balconies with water or town views. Some rooms also feature fireplaces and whirlpool tubs.

There is one pet-friendly room.

bathroom

Depending on the room type, bathrooms have walk-in showers or showers with whirlpool tubs. They are outfitted with high-end bath products.

lobby

The lobby bar adjacent to the check-in desk is a lively spot to hang out.

pool

There is an outdoor heated pool that is open from 9 am-8 pm, Memorial Day through Columbus Day. There are also two hot tubs.

spa

In the handsome, full-service Shui Spa, you might opt for soothing treatments. Facilities include a a lounge area, a warm mineral therapy tub, a sauna and steam room. All treatments utilize Kiehl's Skin Care Products.

Overnight guests can use the spa's facilities for free (treatments are extra).

dining

The Pointe Restaurant & Wine Bar features seafood with a modern spin and is open for dinner only. Overnight guests get a full complimentary hot cooked-to-order breakfast, which includes an entrée and a side dish, plus a variety of cereals, Greek yogurt, fresh fruit and juice, fresh-baked muffins, breads, and more.

drinking

The Pointe Lounge and Lobby Bar serves up a variety of drinks and wine. Hotel guests can enjoy a complimentary wine, cheese and beer hour from 5-6 pm nightly. During the warmer months, it is held pool side; in the cooler months, it is held fire side in The Club Room.

LOCATION

Getting Around

Provincetown is completely walkable, so if you drove to the hotel, you can park your car and forget it. If you came on the ferry or via a bus, again, there’s no need for a car. The hotel is steps from the center of town. Renting a bike to get to the beach is a popular option.

Restaurants

Saki Provincetown (3-minute walk), located in a former church, has a full range of fresh sushi rolls, as well as other Asian dishes. Victor's (11-minute walk) offers delicious quality seafood in a casual setting.

Bars

Lounge outside with a drink at the popular Patio American Grill & Cocktail Bar (6-minute walk) great for watching the world go by on Commercial Street. Another outdoor option is the AquaBar (3-minute walk), which overlooks the harbor and offers casual food and drinks with an unbeatable view.

WHY WE LIKE IT

This upscale, luxurious inn has lots of attractive qualities, from its luxurious spa and outdoor spaces to its complimentary perks like the full breakfast and wine hour. The premier rooms and up are appealing with their decks, whirlpool tubs and fireplaces. Having access to the spa’s steam room, mineral soaking tub and sauna is another big plus for all guests.

QUICK FACTS

B&B/Inn
Intimate
Central
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HOTEL INFO

Phones: 508-487–6767;877-276–9631

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