The Quaintest Hotels in Cape Cod

Kim MacKinnon | February 01, 2018

Cape Cod is filled with charming historic properties, some more quaint and unique than others. These inns and B&Bs are among the standouts.


1750 Inn at Sandwich Center

Why it made the list

Charming and well-appointed, this 18th-century house is decked out with fine Colonial and Victorian furnishings and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Gracious hosts Jan and Charlie Preus have created a warm and Read More


A Little Inn on Pleasant Bay

Why it made the list

Set on a bluff beside a cranberry bog, this lovely 1798 inn has a small private beach with its own dock, lush gardens, and many of its rooms look clear out to the bay.

This gorgeously decorated inn occupies a 1798 building on a Read More


Snug Cottage

Why it made the list

Dating to 1825, this Arts and Crafts–style inn is decorated with English country antiques and fabrics, and offers a perfect setting to enjoy Provincetown.

This Arts and Crafts–style inn dates to 1825 and is decked o Read More


Honeysuckle Hill

Why it made the list

Rooms at Honeysuckle have lots of white wicker, checked curtains, and pastel-painted floors, all perfectly appropriate for this historic property, built circa 1810, which is listed on the National Register.

Innkeepers Rick Kowarek and Nancy Hunter Young provide plent Read More


Beechwood Inn

Why it made the list

Named for its two beech trees, this yellow-and-pale-green 1853 Queen Anne house sports gingerbread trim and even has a wide porch complete with wicker furniture and a glider swing.

This lovely yellow-and-pale-green 1853 Queen Anne house, nam Read More


Old Sea Pines Inn

Why it made the list

Old Sea Pines, which housed a "charm and personality" school in the early 1900s, looks just like a summer estate from a vintage postcard. Its white-column portico and wraparound veranda are picture perfect and guest rooms are decorated with reproduction wallpaper, antiques, and framed old photographs.

With its white-column portico and wraparound veranda overloo Read More


Liberty Hill Inn

Why it made the list

With its high-ceiling parlor, formal dining room and wraparound porch, this lovely 1825 Greek Revival offers an irresistible old-world romantic charm.

Smartly and traditionally furnished common areas—including t Read More


The Wagner at Duck Creek

Why it made the list

This historic inn features 27 rooms in a circa-1815 main building and two other houses from the same era. Rooms in the main inn have a simple charm, with country antiques, lace curtains, chenille spreads, and rag rugs on hardwood floors, making for a charming setting.

Set on 5 wooded acres by a pond, a creek, and a salt marsh, Read More

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