Our 50th Season!


Added value with your stay

walkway to Nauset beach in Orleans
  • Arrive early/stay late – we provide Nauset Beach parking in the Ship’s Knees Inn lot for our guests on day of arrival & departure before & after scheduled check-in & check-out. Gain an extra 1 or 2 full days at the beach & save on the daily $25/day Nauset Beach parking fee!  On your day of arrival text or call our office for a guest parking pass in the Ship’s Knees Inn parking lot.
  • We are just ¼ mile (5 minute walk) to Nauset Beach and the closest privately owned guest lodging to beautiful Nauset Beach on Cape Cod.
  • Visiting Boston before or after your stay with us? Please reserve at either of our 2 new boutique sister hotels, the Porter Square Hotel www.theportersquarehotel.com or Hotel 1868 www.hotel1868.com . Provide your Ship’s Knees Inn reservation # & receive a 15% discount from your stay.

More “in room” amenities

Apartment shower amenities
  • All rooms & common areas are smoke free
  • Wi-fi  in all rooms, common areas & grounds
  • Flat screen cable TV (some rooms also with DVD players)
  • Air conditioning (seasonal window units-early June to mid September)
  • Quiet, ductless HVAC systems in some rooms eliminating AC window units
  • Mini Refrigerators
  • “CubieTime” Alarm Clocks with 2 AC outlets & 2 USB charging ports
  • Bathrooms complete with hairdryer, iron/ironing board, toiletries & towel service
  • Daily housekeeping service available from 9:00AM until 1:00PM (limited service due to COVID19 restrictions)

More “out of room amenities

  • All exterior common areas are smoke free
  • Concierge services
  • Buffet style continental breakfast with individual seating available in our breakfast room, at either of the outdoor patios, the pool area, or at selected areas around our landscaped grounds. (buffet temporarily discontinued due to COVID19 restrictions)
  • Unlimited bottled water, coffee & tea (temporarily discontinued due to COVID19 restrictions)
  • In ground pool (seasonal-3rd Friday in June to Tuesday after Labor Day) exclusive in East Orleans with comfortable chaises & table seating surrounding our large pool deck
  • Large courtyard garden patio with gas fire pit (late May through mid October evenings from 7:00-10:00PM) exclusive in East Orleans
  • Beach chairs
  • Free parking

At the Ship’s Knees Inn you are always treated as our honored guest!  As owners we are on site & are close enough to be helpful in any way possible, yet also respectful of your need for privacy. We hope you will enjoy a great summer vacation at our inn at the beach Cape Cod.

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