Unspoiled and surrounded on 3 sides by water, Chatham is still populated by many descendents of its seafaring founders. The town offers quaint shops and fine restaurants and galleries and a working lighthouse that overlooks the harbor and beaches. Activities include bicycling, whale watching, fishing, sailing, swimming, antiquing, walking, golfing, bird watching, kayaking, sun bathing, tennis, croquet on the lawn and a host of other activities including just relaxing and reading a good book.
The main inn
, an 1839 Greek Revival style sea captain's home, the attached "Carriage House", the 200 year old "Captain's Cottage" and the recently added luxurious "Stables" provide 16 sumptiously appointed guest quarters. Each has its own personality; all with king or queen canopy or four poster beds, fireplaces TV/VCR and sitting areas. some have large whirlpool tubs, coffee makers and mini refrigerators and all have private bath, air conditioning and telephone with voice mail and data ports.
Both the reception room, common room with its wood burning fireplace and library with its original "tin" ceiling are beautifully appointed with antiques, period wallpaper and furnishings reminiscent of Williamsburg. Stroll through the herb garden or sit by the Italian water fountain, play lawn croquet, swim in the pool, or ride one of the courtesy bicycles to the beach. Enjoy gourmet country breakfasts and English afternoon teas served by British Hotel Management students in the dining room, which overlooks the gardens and the brick patio with its "Three Graces" fountain. These enthusiastic young people contribute to the high caliber of service offered at the inn.
Recreational amenities include a 16 x 32 outdoor heated swimming pool and adjacent indoor workout facility. Beach chairs, back packs, coolers, beach towels, tennis racquets & balls, beach umbrellas and croquet on the lawn.
Room amenities include bottled water, CD/Alarm clock, irons and ironing boards, morning coffee service, newspapers, personal robes, telephones with voice mail and data ports, room service, complimentary video library, umbrellas, wake-up call and "welcome basket" (snacks & juice). Also provided are business service including fax, printing and email as well as extensive concierge service.
Massages can be arranged by appointment. Room service includes breakfast or afternoon tea in your room.
Policies & Restrictions
No smoking, no pets and we don't meet the needs of children under 12 years.
Rates & Availability
Rates vary between $235 and $425 in season and $185 and $295 off season. Please refer to our web site for specific room rates and room availability at http://www.captainshouseinn.com
From Boston: Route 3 south to the Cape Cod Canal at the Sagamore Bridge to Mid Cape Highway (Route 6) toward Provincetown.
From NY, CT & RI: I 95 to I 195 at Providence east to Route 25 to the Cape Cod Canal at the Bourne Bridge to Mid Cape Highway (Route 6) toward Providence.
From Mid Cape Highway (Route 6): To exit 11 (Chatham Exit) turn left onto Route 137, go through the traffic lights. At the four-way stop go straight ahead. You will come to a T-junction, turn left onto Route 28 and travel about 2 miles to the rotary at Chatham. Follow the rotary around to the left (you're still on Route 28) heading toward Orleans. You're now also on Old Harbor Rd. and the Captain's House Inn is on the left side 5/8 mile ahead. You can't miss the large trimmed hedge.
During the winter season Midweek Specials are offered. Check our website for details. http://www.captainshouseinn.com
Jill and James MeyerCaptain's House Inn
Captains House Inn
369 Old Harbor Rd.
Abington, Massachusetts 2633 View Interactive Map
|Whale Watching||36 miles|
|Golf - 9 hole course||1/4 mi|
|Golf - 18 hole course||7 miles|
|Water Taxi to North Beach||1/4 mi|
|Public Tennis Courts||1/2 mi|
|Cape Cod League baseball||1/2 mi|
|Charter fishing||1/2 mi|
|South Beach||1.5 mi|
|May To October||$225||$400|
|October To May||$185||$295|
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