Captain’s House Inn

Select Registry Member Since 1989

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Captain’s House Inn

Select Registry Member Since 1989

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The Basics

A distinctive Cape Cod bed and breakfast, the Captain’s House Inn offers luxury accommodations that will be sure to make your stay relaxing and memorable. The inn is regarded by many respected lodging reviewers as perhaps “the Cape’s finest small inn.” This Four-Diamond sea captain’s estate on two acres in Chatham, Massachusetts is the perfect choice for a romantic getaway or a peaceful retreat from the workaday world.

Things We Love

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We offer the only high tea in the area providing an elegant afternoon setting

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Our inn is filled with rich history of the harding family


Our breakfast consists of a fruit starter and choice of our sweet or savory entree, all of which change daily

At A Glance

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Free On-site Parking
  • Adult Only
  • Fireplaces in All Guestrooms
  • Private Entrances - Some Rooms
  • Jetted Tubs - Some Rooms
  • Weddings & Events Available

Best For

  • History & Heritage
  • Romantic Retreat/Honeymoon Destination
  • Wedding/Special Occasion/Celebration

In The Know

Here are a few things you can't miss when you visit...

  • Visit eclectic Provincetown and take a Dune tour, go Whale Watching or climb the PTown Monument
  • Catch a ferry to Martha's Vineyard or Nantucket in just about one hour
  • Participate in the Lobster Roll cruises on Sesuit Harbor in Dennis
  • Visit Eden the nearby personalized jewelry store


The Captain's House Inn is regarded as one of Cape Cod Massachusetts finest properties. The historic estate, built in 1839 by a sea captain is situated on two acres of beautifully landscaped English gardens. The inn's sixteen guestrooms and suites are individually appointed, all with fireplaces, TV/DVD players, air conditioning, WIFI, iPod docking stations, and some with whirlpool tubs. A full gourmet breakfast and evening wine reception are included in all room rates. A carefully selected craft beer and wine list is also available for guests to enjoy at our B&B. The inn's international staff offers unrivaled service and is always eager to help guests enjoy the beauty of Chatham's seaside village. Consistently rated as one of the best places to stay in Chatham, we are open year-round. AAA Four Diamond property.


Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service, LGBT Friendly, Wine/Spirits Available, National Historic Registry, Concierge Services

Food & Wine

The Captains House Inn offers a complimentary full gourmet breakfast daily from 8am to 10am. The menu changes daily and includes a sweet and savory option as well as an extensive buffet with cereals, yogurts, fresh fruit, smoked salmon, bagels, ham and cheese, croissants, and coffee cake. Breakfast is served in our bright and airy sun room at individual tables by our lovely British intern staff.

Meals Offered: Breakfast

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Breakfast: Complimentary

Breakfast Service: Full

Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables, Set Times, Flexible Times

Pub/Tavern on Premises: No

Alcohol Permits: Beer, Wine

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Snacks, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Complimentary Warm Cookies before bed, Room Service

Rooms & Suites

The Captains House Inn offers sixteen beautifully appointed rooms and suites all with fireplaces and some with Jacuzzi tubs. Rooms feature period antiques coupled with modern conveniences such as flat screen TV's and DVD players, iPod docking stations, and complimentary wireless internet.

Accommodations: Suites

# of Rooms: 16

Beds: Queen, King

Room Entertainment: Cable TV, DVD Blu-Ray Players, iPod Docking Station, Video Library

Safes: Front Desk

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishing, Bathrobes, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Ironing Boards, Laundry Service, Private Deck, Refrigerator, Rollaway Available, Telephones, Turndown Service, Whirlpool or Jacuzzi

For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.

Guest Services


Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary

Front Desk/Security: OnSite

Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service, LGBT Friendly, Wine/Spirits Available, National Historic Registry, Concierge Services

Location Type

Location Type: Small Town/Village, Coastal


No children under 12 years old please.

Minimum Stay Required: Weekends, Holidays, Peak Season

Pet-Friendly: No

Smoking Policy: Smoke Free

Family Friendly: Over 12

Weddings & Events

The Captains House Inn is pleased to offer a wedding elopement package designed for the bride and groom who prefer an intimate stress free wedding. Avoid the headaches of a large, stressful wedding and let us do the work so you can enjoy your special day together, either just the two of you, or with a small (up to six plus the bride and groom) of close friends and family members. Our elopement package includes:

Two or three nights (three nights are required in the summer months) lodging in one of our beautifully appointed four diamond guest rooms
All applicable taxes
A bouquet for the bride and a boutonniere for the groom
A small wedding cake
A bottle of champagne or sparkling cider for your wedding toast
A $75 dinner gift certificate to a restaurant of your choice
Digital photography and a CD of your wedding day photos to take with you
Justice of the Peace ceremony fee (any additional services such as putting together a prenuptial agreement will incur additional fees)
A full gourmet breakfast each morning of your stay with room service optional
Afternoon cream tea served daily from 3:00-5:00 with room service optional
As always our concierge staff is happy to help book dinner reservations and activities for you
Package prices range from $1200 to $2625 depending on season an room selection.

Wedding/Events Capacity: 1-19

Events Supported: Ceremony, Elopement

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Business Travel & Events


Meeting Facilities: Indoor

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