Your choice of where to stay can set the mood for your entire vacation. Provincetown offers a large variety of Provincetown guesthouses that can provide accommodations that are just right for you and your group.
The Provincetown guesthouses cater to a range of budgets and tastes. Most are open from about mid-April until about Halloween, though many have winterized, as part of a growing trend to stay open year 'round. Most Provincetown guesthouses offer TV's, VCR's, phones, and refrigerators; several have kitchens or kitchenettes, many boast video libraries, and there are more private bathrooms, fireplaces, and rooftop sun decks than ever. Several Provincetown guesthouses offer a range of accommodation options, ranging from simple rooms to elegant English country house style decorated suites with fireplaces.
In season, prices range form around $75 per night on the low and, to three or four hundred on the high end. Many Provincetown guesthouses have a five-night-minimum-stay policy during the season. There are several full service hotels with in-house restaurants, nightclubs and daily maid service in Provincetown. But if your stay in one of the romantic Provincetown guesthouses it can be your entrance into an entire social milieu as well. Many offer afternoon social hours, group hot tubs and morning breakfasts where new friends can gather and share good times.
Provincetown and surroundings
Provincetown is, of course, a celebrated artist' Mecca, but the main industry these days is gay travel: sun, sand, sea, and lots of good-looking boys and girls. With its beautiful Provincetown guesthouses, fresh ocean air, sand dunes, and an active, year-round scene, Provincetown's popularity continues to grow.
Provincetown is located at the tip of the "elbow" of Cape Cod. The town has two narrow parallel main streets approximately three miles in length where many of the Provincetown guesthouses are located. A series of cross streets, resembling a ladder, connecting the two, start at the harbor's edge and run back toward the dunes. Commercial Street runs along the water, while Bradford Street runs parallel, one block back. The town is bordered by vast stretches of open dunes, pine and scrub oak forests, beaches and the open sea.
The pace in the surrounding towns is slow and quiet and the natural resources are spectacular. When describing the Lower Cape we start with natural wonders; vast beaches, dunes, sunsets on the bay and meandering roads lined with distinctive old homes. All that is beautiful and fulfilling here draws even the most casual visitor to this marvelous piece of land. It is the gateway to the National Seashore with its endless beaches.
In all, you'll find the comforts and conveniences you expect from the Provincetown guesthouses and other fine-lodging providers. Owners of Provincetown guesthouses take enormous pride in the way they restore, maintain and operate their properties, attending to every detail with a loving eye, while enhancing and updating their amenities to offer their guests the most comfortable experience possible.
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