Our 51st 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 $30/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
  • Air conditioning (seasonal window units-early June to late 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.
  • 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)
  • 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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