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Honeysuckle Hill

591 Old Kings Highway , West Barnstable, MA 02668-1128 USA (Show map)

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Enchanting Cape Cod seaside Inn, circa 1810. lovely gardens, romantic setting where you will enjoy comfort and relaxation, amazing gourmet breakfasts, delightful guestrooms and gracious New England hospitality –near the sea and all Cape Cod attractions. Nine year winner of Best Mid-Cape B&B award. Tucked into a pocket of pristine woods and colorful perennial gardens along Cape Cod's scenic Rt. 6A, in historic West Barnstable, Massachusetts, the Inn is near to the beach, ferries for Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket and is an easy one hour drive to Boston or Providence. All guest rooms are air conditioned with private baths TVs, and free wireless internet access. In-room refrigerators are stocked with complimentary beverages; a common fridge is located on our large, screened-in porch. Fresh-cut flowers grown in our own gardens will be in your guest room and throughout the B & B. The guest dining room and living room provide a gallery for local artists - the art may be purchased. Rates include use of our hot tub/spa, complimentary beverages, beach chairs, towels, bags umbrellas, plus a full, hot gourmet breakfast each morning. Come visit us on Cape Cod!

Reviews

Overall
4.9

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  • Guest room4.9
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.9
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining4.9

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15 Reviews

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Best kept Cape secret

5 on September 03, 2014

We returned for a second year and were glad we did. Nancy and Rick are extraordinary innkeepers who make you feel like family, keep a beautiful, clean inn, and will assist you in any way they can. The gourmet breakfasts are an added bonus. Do not miss this hidden gem on 6A.


Very Pleasant

5 on July 05, 2013

Rick and Nancy were wonderful hosts. Their property is immaculate, the rooms were very comfortable and the breakfasts were to die for. Full of information about what to do on the Cape, Rick and Nancy made our trip extremely fun and memorable - we would definitely return to the Honeysuckle Hill again when down in the Cape.


Best Stay On The Cape!

5 on August 19, 2012

My girlfriend and I just got back from the our stay at Honeysuckle Hill and I couldn't wait to get home and share my experience with others who might be thinking about staying on the Cape. We have stayed at many 5-star hotels in the past and my girlfriend has even worked in the hospitality industry. So I am very happy to report that our stay at the Honeysuckle Inn exceeded any of our past vacations experiences. We typically do not like to visit a location more than once but on our drive home we couldn't stop talking about when we could go back! From the historical home, the amazing rooms, incredible local artwork and who could ever forget the spectacular breakfast; The Honeysuckle has definitely earned a special place in our hearts. Our innkeepers / our new friends, Nancy and Rick, were never far away for great suggestions on what to do while on the cape. We happened to forget an umbrella, but Rick and Nancy came to our rescue and allowed us to borrow one of theirs. If we wished to go to the beach and forgot a towel, chair, or even a boogie board; they had it all readily available for all their guests to use --- at no extra charge... very unlike a typical hotel. In our opinion, Honeysuckle Hill is truly a must stay if visiting the Cape!!!!!


Looking Forward.....

5 on May 06, 2012

To our next visit! From the gracious welcome we received when we FINALLY arrived (ha ha ha) to the warm farewell, and the DELICIOUS breakfasts in between, our stay was fantastic. Rick and Nancy you have a warm, inviting, and most definitely charming bed and breakfast, much like yourselves! Already thinking about September.... Jean and James


Outstanding

5 on November 17, 2010

Outstanding hospitality. Extraordinary innkeeper - wonderful cook and very entertaining.


Autumn at the Cape

4.8 on November 07, 2010

Very attentive and personable owner and staff. Beautiful historic home with cozy living room and patio. Enjoyed it and would go back.


Home from home., but much better!

5 on November 05, 2010

Thank you Freddie, and Roberta for a delightful stay, our 3 night stay finished our tour off a treat. Everything exceeded ourexpectations, we had the suite which was perfect for our family, the food was divine, (especially the scones), drinks, ambiance, everything you could want. We intend to return some day and would recommend to anyone.


A Cape Cod Gem

5 on September 30, 2010

From the friendly welcome to the farewell breakfast, we were thoroughly pampered throughout our stay. The room decor was charming, the cuisine splendid, and the quiet setting was ideal for a low-stress getaway weekend. The host made us feel at home, providing impeccable recommendations to local attractions and restaurants. If six stars were available, that would be my rating of the Honeysuckle Hill.


Honeysuckle Hill Inn, West Barnstaple, MA

5 on September 27, 2010

This was an extraordinary B & B. We felt at home the minute we walked in. Freddy Riley was a perfect host and we had the best of 'English' welcomes. We were offered refreshments as on arrival. The room we had booked turned out to be a small suite of comfortable rooms, tucked into the top of the house. In the evening we had the opportunity to make whatever 'sundowners' we wanted from an extensive range of spirits, wines, sherries & ports and sodas and to sit and converse with the other residents in the comfortable lounge. Breakfast was an experience - fresh baked scones or cakes at 8.15 followed by a fruit plate, entree and dessert all freshly prepared from local ingredients each morning by Mr Riley. The breakfast is served to all the guests in an elegant dining room. I can't recommend this Inn highly enough - go try it for yourselves


Ambience and elegance

5 on November 07, 2008

We felt right at home due to our host, Freddy, and his unobtrusive attentiveness. We were treated to many amenities such as surprise clam chowder,made by Freddy, in the afternoon and free drinks throughout the day. Nighttime appertifs were also available free. There were many other comforts and surprises supplied gratis by our host. He was a constant source of delight during our stay. Our room was comfortable and clean, as well as tastefully furnished. The breakfasts were wonderful and impossible to finish. The English garden was a delight to the senses. We will return as soon as possible to this delightful get away.


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Rooms & Rates

Wisteria Room

Wisteria is a spacious second floor room with lovely views of the gardens on both sides. This light-filled, air-conditioned room is the perfect location for a romantic getaway. Wisteria has its own private entrance, a king-sized brass bed, sitting area for two, and walk-in closet. The en-suite bath features a jet tub; a refrigerator stocked with complimentary beverages, flat screen TV and free WIFI are also provided.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $189 - $239

Nightly Rate: $189 - $239

Morning Glory

A bright corner room on the second floor features a plush queen-sized bed and a sitting alcove with contemporary chairs and an ottoman; a splendid place to read or watch TV. Décor is an eclectic combination of modern and antique furnishings. The Morning Glory room offers views of a side perennial garden, and from the marble, en-suite bathroom, views of the patio and back gardens. This lovely room is air conditioned, has a flat screen TV and free WIFI.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $169 - $219

Nightly Rate: $169 - $219

Friends and Family Suite

Tucked away on the second floor, this charming suite features two separate bedrooms, and its own private bath -- perfect for friends and family traveling together. The Honeysuckle Room has a queen-size bed, and the Hydrangea Room has a full-size bed. Sited off an eccentrically curved 200 year old private hallway with knee high windows, this cozy suite is equipped with a refrigerator stocked with complimentary beverages, TVs, free WIFI access and air conditioning.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $269 - $319

Nightly Rate: $269 - $319

Magnolia Room

Magnolia Room is a light filled room on the first floor with a pineapple four-poster bed and seating area for two. Magnolia has one queen size bed and a private bath with a marble shower. It is air conditioned, offers free WIFI access and is equipped with a refrigerator stocked with complimentary beverages.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $169 - $219

Nightly Rate: $169 - $219

Honeysuckle Room

Surrounded by windows, the sitting alcove is a special feature of this second floor room. Honeysuckle Room, located on the second floor in a private wing of the Inn, has a Queen-sized bed, air conditioning, TV, free WIFI access, a walk-in closet and private bath. A refrigerator stocked with complimentary beverages is just outside the room, in the hallway.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $149 - $199

Nightly Rate: $149 - $199

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Location

Airport

Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) 70 miles

Directions to property:

Cross Bourne or Sagamore Bridges on Route 6 East. Take Exit 5, which is Route 149. Take left onto Route 149 North and proceed for appoximately 1 mile. Turn left on Route 6A and go .7 mile. Honeysuckle Hill Bed & Breakfast is on the left.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Plymouth Plantation, Sandwich Glass Museum, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Copier, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Library, Telephone, Wedding Facilities, Wired internet , Outdoor Shower, Outdoor hot tub, Gilchrist & Soames Toiletries, Enchanting Gardens, Screened in Porch, Beach Chairs, Towels, Umbrellas and Bags

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Desk, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Museums, Whale Watching, Plymouth Plantation, Ferries to Nantucket Island, Ferries to Martha's Vineyard, Antique Shops, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 pm - 9 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: A 2 night minimum stay is required on weekends
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: For a one night stay, a deposit equal to the cost of the one night's stay is required. For stays of two nights or longer, a deposit equal to 50% of the cost of the stay is required.
  • Cancellations: Deposits are refundable, less a $25 handling fee, for cancellations received at least 21 days prior to arrival. Cancellations must be made by telephone directly to the innkeepers. For notices of cancellation received within 21 days of the arrival date, deposits will be refunded, less the $25 fee --only if the room can be rebooked for the entire reservation. In addition, you are responsible for each unrented night up to the full cost of the reservation.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Rick Kowarek & Nancy Hunter-Young

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8:30 - 9:30
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian


Signature Dish

Ricotta Cheese Pancakes
1 cup un-bleached, white flour 1 tbsp granulated sugar 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt 4 eggs 1 cup ricotta cheese 1 cup small curd cottage cheese ¾ cup milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp grated lemon zest ½ tsp lemon extract (optional) vegetable oil Fresh fruit – your choice Confectioner’s sugar In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder. In another bowl, beat the eggs with the ricotta and cottage cheese, milk, vanilla, lemon zest and lemon extract (if using). Gradually add the wet ingredients to the dry, stirring just until blended. Do not over mix. Heat a griddle and lightly grease with vegetable oil. Drop the batter onto the griddle to create the pancakes. When the pancakes are bubbly on the top and nicely browned on the bottom, flip them. Top with fresh fruit and a dusting of confectioner’s sugar. Serve with local maple syrup!


Deals

Hot Deal

March Madness -- Cape Cod Style!

Regular Rate: $338 now $269 (20% Savings:)

Stay with us for 2 nights and receive a 20% discount on your total stay. The Cape is a great place for a quite get-away. The beach,arts, jams, artisan beer,great shopping and restaurants --- DID WE SAY THE BEACH!?! -- Hey, some are even free like shells from the beach! Offer good through March 29. Cannot be combined with any other promotions.

expires Wednesday


Details

591 Old Kings Highway , West Barnstable, MA 02668-1128 USA (Show map)

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