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Palmer House Inn

Experience Victorian charm and today's comforts in a charming seaside resort village on Cape Cod.


Experience Victorian charm and today's comforts in a charming seaside resort village on Cape Cod.

front entrance
palmer house inn
Firepit at sunset
Palmer House Exterior Victorian Style
Relaxing porch seating
Porch rocking chairs
Harriet Beecher Stowe Room
Robert Frost Room
Theodore Roosevelt Room
Walt Whitman Room
Henry Thoreau Cottage
Pet Friendly Cape Cod Inn





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The Basics


Experience the allure of yesteryear at Palmer House Inn, a turreted 1901 Victorian amid enchanting gardens. Just steps from Falmouth Village, explore shops, restaurants, and ice cream parlors. Stroll to nearby beaches, bike paths, and bird sanctuaries, or catch the shuttle to the Martha's Vineyard Ferry. Wake up to a home-cooked breakfast and enjoy private baths, climate control, in-room fridges, Wi-Fi, and more. Discover the essence of Cape Cod charm at our Falmouth, MA bed and breakfast.

At a Glance

  • Pet Friendly
  • Fireplace or Fire Pit
  • Jetted Tubs Avail.
  • Weddings/Events
  • Hot Breakfast
  • Gardens
  • Romantic Getaway
  • Hidden Gem

In the Know

  • Taste your way through foodie paradise at the surrounding restaurants.
  • Go deep sea fishing for the catch of the day.
  • Play a round at one of the many golf clubs on Cape Cod.
  • Explore Falmouth's 68 miles of coastline.

Stay for the Story

Authentic Victorian rooms and porches are set in flowering gardens. Seaside Falmouth Village is so well preserved it is enshrined in the National Register of Historic Places, an ideal setting to relax and recover, as our many regular guests do.

Sip & Savor

Here are a few things to sip & savor when you visit…

Enjoy freshly made pasta at Osteria la Civetta
Try fresh seafood at Quarterdeck Restaurant
Enjoy classic Greek recipes with a modern twist at Estia Greek Restaurant

See & Do

Here are a few things to see & do when you visit…

Explore the Cape with your four-legged family member

Hop on a ferry to Martha's Vineyard

Check out the National Marine Life Center

Packages and Special Offers

VALID THROUGH: Sep 30 2023

Cape Cod Holiday Special

Experience all there is to see and do on Cape Cod with an extended getaway!

Stay 3 nights and enjoy a complimentary bottle of champagne and local chocolates upon arrival.
Stay 4 or more nights and enjoy two...See More

Palmer House Inn

Falmouth, MA

Cape Cod Holiday Special

Guest Reviews

We had such a lovely stay at the Palmer house. Our room was gorgeous. The breakfast was delicious and we especially loved Tom and Billy and Boris and Audrey. It was a very relaxing and hospitable inn. We would come and visit again and again.

- Barbara Santucci

A perfect stay in a traditional colonial home, cosy and quirky, comfortable and ever so friendly. Oh and yes the breakfasts are amazing. Great location on a quiet street, yet around the corner is the Main Street with interesting shops, good restaurants and the beach just a 15 min walk. Enjoyed a day exploring the Shining bike way and a trip to the Vineyard on the Island Queen.

- Gillian Walker

The Palmer House Inn is great. It has everything you want from a B&B. Beautiful building with lovely decor. Comfortable rooms. Delicious (and abundant) breakfasts. Beautiful grounds & a front porch full of rocking chairs. It’s a 5 minute walk to the Falmouth Main Street with lots of restaurants & shops. A 1 minute walk from a bike rental place & a minute ride to the Shining Sea Bike...See More

- Jennifer Seuferer

We loved the Palmer House Inn. Innkeepers Tom and Billy run a really great inn. Every little detail is though of. And Tom and Billy keep on top of your, making sure everything was ok. We felt like we were at home. The breakfast, made to order, were delicious. We enjoyed Brody, who was the biggest and sweetest dog ever. Oh, and did I mention baked cookies every day...See More

- Ivy L. Bryan

Fantastic place to stay on the Cape. 5* experience. Great location a few minutes walk from shops, restaurants, bars and icecream parlours. Also just a few steps from a great museum. In the heart of the historical centre of Falmouth. Excellent service from everyone at the Inn. Nothing was too much trouble. We particularly enjoyed lounging on the beautiful veranda. So comfy and relaxing! Thank you Tom, Billy and...See More

- Elaine Parkin

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 17

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathrobes, Coffee Maker/Service, Hair Dryer, Telephones, Turndown Service, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishings

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


Smoking Policy: Smoke free

Family Friendly: No

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Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Restaurant on Premises: No

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Special Diets Accommodated

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Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless

Front Desk/Security: Business Hours, Onsite

Corporate Rates: No

Inn Amenities: Hot Breakfast, Concierge Services, Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, Gardens on Property, Green Environmentally Friendly, LGBTQI+ Friendly, Meeting Space Available, National Historic Registry, Weddings & Events Available

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Weddings & Celebrations

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremonies, Receptions, Elopements

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Business Travel & Meetings

Meeting Types: Business Meetings, Retreats

Meeting Facilities: Yes

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Location Type: Coastal, Small Town/Village