By Chris Daniels
November 26th, 2013
If you want to spend a pre-Christmas weekend ,or midweek for that matter, in Provincetown, you'll need a place to rest at night, so if you're looking for that perfect December escape, we have many options.
Check out Gabriel's at the Ashebrook Inn, which is offering a special rate of $125 a night for a two-night minimum stay between Sundays and Fridays (till December 23rd). In-room amenities include tempurpedic mattresses, private balconies, fireplaces, jacuzzi tubs, steam baths, free Wi-Fi, TV's, DVD players, wet bar, and Keurig coffee makers. Indulge in their complimentary made to order breakfast, served daily in the Great Room, and renew yourself with the homemade cookies and refreshments every afternoon! If you decide to fly into town, they also offer a complimentary shuttle from the airport!
Some rooms include fireplaces, and several also include whirlpool tubs.
The John Randall House Bed & Breakfast offers 10 rooms, ranging from $79 for third floor rooms with a shared bath, to $109 a night for first floor rooms with private baths, which include a continental breakfast featuring cereals, fruit, yogurt, bagels or toast, and homemade baked goods by co-owner Tim Richmond. This is a lovely old house, centrally located and a 5-minute walk from Lopes Square, shopping and more. They even have a lovely pet-friendly room on the second floor if you want to bring a four-legged companion, who will be heartily welcomed by house mascot “Leo,” a wire-haired dachshund mix!
Almost around the corner, The White Porch Inn has 8 rooms ranging in price from $119 to $169 a night. All rooms of this tastefully decorated, “beachy chic” B&B have private baths (some with jacuzzi), queen or king size beds with pillow-top mattresses ,goose down comforters and pillows along with flat screen TVs with DVD players, audio systems with MP3 connectivity, luxurious toiletries and hair dryers, free wireless broadband. Many rooms include gas fireplaces, in-room refrigerators, spa tubs, a private porch, and provide either views of the Pilgrim Monument or water views with a glimpse of Provincetown Harbor. Your room rates includes daily European continental breakfast, as well as complimentary sherry and port in the afternoons, and use of their DVD and CD library.
Want a relaxing or romantic winter getaway? Then visit the Carpe Diem Guesthouse,home of Namaste Spa, where you can choose between a two-night Winter Spa Escape or their three-night Winter Romance Escape. Both packages include a charming room of your choice, one 55 Minute Namaste Fusion Spa treatment per person, complimentary use of Spa Steam Room, Finnish Sauna, and Hydrojet Spa Tub, a delicious German Style breakfast each morning and a complimentary wine & cheese social each afternoon between 5-6 pm. In addition, the Romance package also includes chocolate truffles waiting in your room when you arrive, a bouquet of beautiful flowers and a wonderful bottle of French champagne! The Spa Escape starts at $313.20, depending on the room you choose, and the Romance Escape starts at $536. All rooms feature private baths, down comforters/ pillows, hair dryer, bathrobes/slippers, refrigerators, cable TV/DVD, stereo CD/radio alarm clock, and WiFi. Some rooms include fireplaces, and several also include whirlpool tubs.
For a more luxurious adventure, the Crowne Point Historic Inn and Spa provides their Invigorating Fall Two Night Cape Escape Package, which includes a well-appointed room with queen bed and private bath with shower, one spa treatment per person at the Shui Spa on the Inn grounds, hot gourmet buffet breakfast for two each morning, a complimentary wine & cheese social each afternoon hosted daily between 5-6pm, a 2-course dinner for two in our restaurant, on one evening of your choice, complimentary high speed and wireless Internet access,
and unlimited use of the Inn's DVD library. All guestrooms have a TV/DVD/CD player, ice buckets, glasses, coffee maker, refrigerator, full closet with mirror, comfortable chairs & reading lamps. Prices start at $559 for the package, you can find room and reservation information on their web site.
Chris Daniels is a writer, photographer and office-guru-about-town who shares her life with a bossy cat and “Damon, the Dog With the Toy”
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