The Quaintest Hotels in Cape Cod

Kim MacKinnon | February 20, 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.

#8

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

#7

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

#6

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

#5

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

#4

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

#3

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

#2

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

#1

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

  • 8. 1750 Inn at Sandwich Center
    118 Tupper Rd.,Sandwich,Massachusetts,USA,02563
  • 7. A Little Inn on Pleasant Bay
    654 S. Orleans Rd.,,South Orleans,Massachusetts,USA,02662
  • 6. Snug Cottage
    178 Bradford St.,Provincetown,Massachusetts,USA,02657
  • 5. Honeysuckle Hill
    591 Rte. 6A,West Barnstable,Massachusetts,USA,02668
  • 4. Beechwood Inn
    2839 Rte. 6A,Barnstable,Massachusetts,USA,02630
  • 3. Old Sea Pines Inn
    2553 Rte. 6A,Brewster,Massachusetts,USA,02631
  • 2. Liberty Hill Inn
    77 Rte. 6A,Yarmouth Port,Massachusetts,USA,02675
  • 1. The Wagner at Duck Creek
    70 Main St.,Wellfleet,Massachusetts,USA,02667

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