Comfortable, individually appointed rooms, wireless internet access, cable TV, refrigerator, AC, & a sumptuous continental breakfast is served daily. Enjoy our swimming pool (in season), courtyard patio garden/gas firepit, & we are located just 1/4 mile up the hill from the famous, sand-duned Nauset Beach, the southern most beach on the Cape Cod National Seashore. We are located close to the best of what Cape Cod has to offer including swimming, fishing-surf casting & deep sea charters, boating including kayaking & canoeing, whale & sea watch cruises, guided beachwalks & bird hikes, movie, music & performing arts theatre, golfing, tennis, art galleries, museums & historical interests & gourmet/fine dining.
King Bed with private bath (shower only) Wi-Fi, Cable TV, AC, refrigerator, & continental breakfast
Deluxe Queen with private bath (shower only)
These rooms have Queen sized beds and private baths. They also have fireplaces. Wi-Fi, Cable TV, AC
2 Twin Beds, Private Bath (Shower Only), Wi-Fi, Cable TV, AC, Refrigerator & Continental Breakfast
Queen bedroom with private bath (shower only) North Wing location on main floor
4.8 on April 30, 2014
We had the good fortune of staying at the Ship's Knees in later April. Couldn't have picked a better spot. Friendly, caring, hospitable, helpful, and all at a very reasonable off-peak price! Peter and Denise were very helpful in getting us oriented and off to good adventures in dining and more. We would go back in a minute--the access to Nauset Beach, the CCRT, and all of Orleans and Wellfleet is superb!
5 on August 09, 2011
The Ship's Knees Inn is a lovley way to experance Cape Cod. We will return soon.
3.4 on August 08, 2011
Ship's Knees was a great place to stay in a perfect location. It's about a 5-7 minute walk to Nauset Beach and a short drive to lots of restaurants and shopping in Orleans. The pool was an added benefit with complimentary towels. The room we stayed in was a tad small (no place to lay out suitcases), but that may not be the case for all rooms at the inn. The owners were very welcoming and helpful.
4.8 on July 04, 2011
We stayed at the Ship's Knees Inn in April of 2011, just as the weather began to warm up. It is a charming house, a bit small, but the rooms are comfortable and the decor makes you feel like you are spending a few evenings in a time gone bye. A walk through the upstairs hallway is particularly intriguing. The breakfast was the best we had in our 2 week tour of New England. The scones are to die for. The inn is situated a mile or so from a public beach, 10 minutes from many places to eat, 30 minutes from Chatham (which was one of my favorite towns we visited) and an easy day trip from the upper arm of Cape Cod. Would definitely recommend staying here, and will return again.
3.6 on June 27, 2011
I stay at the Inn once a year, usually for a couple of nights, to walk Nauset Beach and go to a couple of Cape League baseball games. Peter and Denise are terrific - welcoming, engaging, helpful. I've stayed in several different rooms, ranging from small to spacious. All wonderful if you like "old Cape" style accommodations. If you like Nauset, you can't beat this location.
Beachside, Oceanside, Small town, Village
Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) 90 miles
Take I-93 south to Rte 3 south to Sagamore Bridge. Follow Rte 6 (Mid Cape Hgwy) 35 miles to the Orleans exit #12. Turn right at the end of the ramp on to route 6A. Follow to first traffic light & take right on to Eldridge Parkway. Follow thru next light to 2nd light & take right on to Main St. Follow Main St 1 mile to fork in road & bear left on to Beach Rd. Follow 1.2 miles & the inn will be on your left.
Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services
Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn
Board games, Computer, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Library
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi
Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseshoes, Kayaking, sun-bathing, theatre, museums, antiquing, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Water sports
Peter & Denise Butcher
Denise enjoys crafting projects, interior decorating, reading & cooking. Peter enjoys biking, golfing, bowling, & white mountain backpacking.