By The Sea Bed & Breakfast

22 Winslow Street , Plymouth, MA 02360 USA (Show map)


Stay in the bed and breakfast with the best views. We are located directly on historic Plymouth Harbor overlooking the MAYFLOWER. Both suites have wonderful ocean views. Our home is an easy walk to most historic sites, downtown shopping and all the waterfront restaurants. Walk across the street to the whale watch ferry or to take the boat to Provincetown for a day trip. Off street parking is provided. The Mayflower Suite has a queen size bed and the Gov. Bradford Suite has a king bed. Both suites have ensuite baths, high def flat screen t.v, a/c,refrigerators,and private entrances. The Governor Bradford Suite has a separate livingroom, bedroom, and a fully equipped kitchen. The Mayflower Suite has a 180 degree view of the ocean with 9 windows overlooking the historic harbor and the MAYFLOWER. By the Sea was voted the best B and B south of Boston By Cape Cod Life Magazine and was featured in a national publication By Sam's Club magazine. For 2013 and 2014 By the Sea was awarded a certificate of excellence by Trip Advisor.



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  • Guest room4.9
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.5

Our favorite B & B

4.8 on September 10, 2013

Stayed here Sept. 6-10 to visit my brother and his wife who live in Pembroke. We loved this home and was everything we expected and more. Brenda and Roger's hospitality was superb. They were accommodating to all of our needs. Convenient location as we went on a whale watching tour and just had to cross the street to board the boat. When we arrived back at their home Brenda had fresh cookies in our room. Just what I needed as I was starving. Close to great restaurants all in walking distance. Thank you Brenda and Roger for a wonderful stay.

The place to stay in Plymouth

5 on July 21, 2013

We stayed August 2010. Found Brenda and Roger great hosts. Loved to just sit on the porch in the evening. I brought my road bike and would ride early in the morning (5am). I was surprised that our hosts would leave coffee cake and coffee out for me to have before my morning ride. Also Roger gave me the combination to the garage so I could retrieve my bike from it's secure place. The next time we visit we hope to rent the Harbor Room with the view of the harbor. Take our bikes over to Martha's Vinyard to sightsee.

10 out of 10

4.6 on June 15, 2012

I have to admit this is the first time I have stayed at a B&B. The home is beautiful and is perfectly situated to offer the best of convenience for anyone wanting to explore the town of Plymouth. We stayed in the Mayflower Suite and the views truly are spectacular. You can lie in bed and have a panaramic view of the harbor without leaving your pillow! Roger and Brenda were very welcoming and inviting without ever being intrusive, as if they were born to run an Inn. I would definitely stay here again and recommend it to anyone!

Our 15th year wedding anniversary.

5 on June 05, 2012

We decided to stay in Plymouth for our 15th wedding anniversary. We had seen By the Sea B and B and stopped in one day to check it out. We were so pleased with everything !! The accomidations are so beautiful. The owners were so pleasant and helpful andwe met interesting guests. We love Plymouth and frequently visit. We will definetly be coming back for a stay.


4.0 on October 28, 2011

When we arrived in Plymouth, we parked across from your home and I noticed immediately your vacancy sign. I mentioned to my husband how neat it would be to stay in such a beautiful place over looking the Pilgrims first landing in America. Mark did some checking, we abandoned our other plans for the night, and stayed in your lovely home!

By the Sea - PERFECT B&B

5 on September 21, 2011

If you only experience one B&B in your life, visit this perfectly charming property. Brenda and her husband are the epitome of innkeepers! We felt like we were visiting a favorite aunt and uncle – they were warm, attentive, and gracious hosts. Staying at this perfectly placed property, we were within walking distance to the Mayflower, Plymouth Rock, and delightful places to shop / eat. Their house is the only house you can see the Mayflower from the rooms. We understand why they are always booked! For a weekend get-away or a wonderful alternative to big-city Boston, choose By the Sea. You enter as guests, and leave as friends.


5 on October 12, 2010

My husband and I visited Plymouth in July, 2010. We found By the Sea B&B on a lark. It was such a wonderful surprise for us. We had just planned to stay one night, but loved it so much we decided to stay for two. We loved every moment of our stay there. Roger and Brenda are fabulous hosts - the most delightful people. If we are ever in the area again, we will most definitely go back to By the Sea if at all possible.

Perfect getaway

5 on March 16, 2010

My husband and I are seasoned B&B'ers, and we found this place very charming, engaging, the owners went above and beyond making us comfortable, providing us with all kinds of insider tips to have a great time. It's within walking distance of the major attractions, the rooms are incredibly cozy. Great stay!

Great B&B!!

5 on August 07, 2009

Very clean and neat. Beautiful view of the harbor. Wonderful hosts- friendly, courteous, and thoughtful! Rooms were charming. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Look forward to going back!

By The Sea Bed & Breakfast

4.4 on August 03, 2009

Beautiful place, spectacular view of the harbor. Brenda and Roger could not have been more accommodating. Therefore I will definitely consider B&Bs in the future

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Rooms & Rates

The Mayflower Suite

The Mayflower Suite gives way to sweeping views of Plymouth Harbor from the nine expansive windows in your living area and bedroom. Watch the sunrise over Plymouth Harbor and the Mayflower. A queen size canopy bed and private bath await you at the end of your day. A reclining sofa for relaxing and enjoying the ocean views.

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

Nightly Rate: $130 - $190

The Governor Bradford Suite

The Governor Bradford Suite is three rooms with a private bath, living room, bedroom, and fully applianced kitchen. Relax in your living room with majestic views of Plymouth Harbor and Plymouth whale watching fleet. Rest in your king size bed and wake up to the sunrise from your bedroom window. There is a large private deck on the back overlooking the harbor for your private use.

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

Nightly Rate: $130 - $190

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Location Type

15 minutes to Cape Cod, 45 miles south of Boston, 50 miles from Providence, 65 miles to Newport R.I., Next to Plymouth Rock, Near whale watch fleet, Oceanfront


Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) 45 miles

Directions to property:

Rt. 93 South from Boston to Rt.3 to exit 6A. Rt. 44 to Plymouth Harbor. Turn right on Water Street. By The Sea Bed & Breakfast is located on the corner of Water St. and Brewster St. on the harbor. We are a one minute walk from the visitor center.

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, Deep Sea Fishing, Whale watching trips, Trolley rides, Nightly lantern tours, Ghost theater, Horse & buggy rides, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Winery

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Inn Details

On-site amenities

Parking , Private Deck--Gov. Bradford Suite, Lawn Chairs, Wrap Around Front Porch for all guests, flat screen hi def tv in each room

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Board games, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Kitchenette, Microwave, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Evening oceanside concerts, Evening historic & ghost lantern tours, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 1:00 P.M.
  • Check Out:: 10:30 A.M.
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only No smoking in our home or on the front porch.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children 8 and over can be accommodated.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 day minimum stay during high season
  • Accepted payments Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: We will hold the reservation for 5 working days in order to receive a mailed deposit on your suite. We ask for a non-refundable partial deposit, depending on the number of nights that are reserved.
  • Cancellations: Deposits are refunded in full if suite is cancelled ten days prior to reserved date. After that time, deposit is only refunded if suite is re-booked.
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Roger & Brenda

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About the innkeepers

We have enjoyed restoring and decorating our "dream" home. We love to hunt for antiques, be outdoors, and help visitors have a great vacation in America's hometown. We especially enjoy our front porch where we can sit and take in the majestic views.

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  • Serving Location: Harbor restaurants we have partnered with.

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