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“Perfect view of the harbor”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Anchor In Hotel

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Anchor In Hotel
Ranked #1 of 22 Hotels in Hyannis
Certificate of Excellence
Saint Paul
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130 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Perfect view of the harbor”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2014

Our stay was perfect, but way too short. The room was spotless and the staff was more than helpful and very friendly.
Our room was nicely decorated and with a beautiful view of the harbor in Hyannis. We could watch the ferries to the islands come and go. The breakfast was more than adequate, with many choices for everyone. I would highly recommend this hotel and will stay again.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights in May. 2014. Front desk staff friendly, helpful. Rooms spotless. Bathroom shiny clean . Buffet breakfast included- plenty to choose from. Will definitely stay here again- a gem on the Hyannis.

  • Stayed May 2014
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2014

6th / 9th may 2014. couple from Scotland aged late 40's
first THE BAD POINTS:
We arrived late at night around 11pm. No staff on duty. The hotel had placed our room keys in a drawer at reception for us to collect. There were no directions to our room. It took us (with 3 large suitcases) 20mins to locate our room, we went upstairs, on the east wing, then back down stairs, along east wing downstairs corridor, then back to reception, We transferred to the west wing via going outside, back up stairs, along the west wing corridor till we found our room. Note: no staff on duty after 10pm. It felt a bit creepy.
Next day we slept late and came to reception for breakfast around 10:30am. breakfast was already closed. missed it. There are no tea bags in rooms only an instant coffee machine. They have no in-room safes, we had to locate the local mall and buy a shoulder bag to carry our computers, jewellery, passports and spending money around with us at all times.
In the town of Hyannis on Main Street there are some very, very bad restaurants, so please get a recommendation from the hotel first, don't just wander into town hoping to find a good one.

THE GOOD POINTS:
Hotel is in a great location for exploring the area. Breakfast (when we got it) very fresh. room had a balcony with bay / ferry port views, clean, good friendly staff, well priced.
The entire areas beaches are world class. We especially loved the town of Provincetown, It is picture postcard perfect. JFK museum in Hyannis is worth a visit. You can see the Kennedy compound from the beach, but no local will assist you in finding it. you will have to research the location yourself. Cape Cod has great history connecting it to the arrival of the first settlers from Europe.
FINAL WORD:
We would return to this hotel if we visit Cape Cod again in the future.
Just don't expect a 5 star Hotel. It is a well placed, clean, comfortable base for exploring the area.
There is a unique vibe to this Hotel and the entire Cape Cod peninsula, it is more about peace and quiet and the beautiful coastline.

Room Tip: book upstairs west wing room with balcony. worth paying the little extra for the view.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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AnchorInHyannisowner, Owner at Anchor In Hotel, responded to this review, 19 May 2014
Dear Sir.
Through email conversations between us prior to your arrival you informed us that you may be arriving late. We informed you that during the period of your stay, the check in office closes at 11PM and to let us know if you would be arriving after 11PM so that we could make special arrangements for your arrival. We did not hear from you. We waited for you until midnight. We did leave specific directions in the lobby for you to contact our on premises staff who were waiting for your call and would have directed you to your guest room and provided any assistance you needed. We serve breakfast until 9:30. It would have been our pleasure to put something together for you at 10:30 upon request. We have coffee and tea available in our Lewis Bay Library. We have a safe in our office available for all our guests. It would have been our pleasure to secure your personal items. You can indeed see the Kennedy Compound from the beach. We (locals) direct our guest to the beach all the time. We would have been glad to do the same for you of course. We are in the hospitality business. We are here for you and to serve you.

Sincerely
Lisa and Skip Simpson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2014

We again enjoyed our stay at the anchor In. After a long trip, it was very nice of the staff to make us welcome. We would highly recommend this hotel. The staff and rooms are great. Included light breakfeast is first rate.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014

I stayed for one night this month and the hotel was perfectly nice for the price. The staff was helpful and courteous. We did not have time to take in the library or the breakfast, but will next time. Convenient to the ferries and the center of town. I will definitely return.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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La Selva Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

Last week we spent three nights at the Anchor In Hotel in Hyannis. We were fortunate to be able to stay in the Centerville Room with a beautiful view of Hyannis Harbor. Since the weather was cold and windy, we spent more time in our room than we usually would and enjoyed the large room and comfortable sitting area. The staff of the hotel were all friendly and helpful. There is a very nice breakfast served in the library area every morning. This area has books and games available and chairs and tables around a fireplace. Coffee and tea are available all day in the library also. We traveled for two weeks in Maine and Massachusetts, and the Anchor In was one of our favorite places.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

I recently stayed for a week at the Anchor In. It was wonderful in every respect. Spotless, lovely decor, amazing staff, amazing location. Wonderful breakfast in the morning. They put 110% in what they do, and it shows. I would not hesitate to recommend it to friends and will certainly come here again.

  • Stayed April 2014
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Property: Anchor In Hotel
Address: 1 South St, On Hyannis Harbor, Hyannis, MA 02601-3130
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Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Hyannis
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Hyannis
#2 Business Hotel in Hyannis
#2 Family Hotel in Hyannis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Anchor In Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 43
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are Distinctively located in Hyannis, the "Homeport of Cape Cod". Walk to Bayview Beach, ferries to Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard, waterfront restaurants, Harbor cruises to Hyannisport and the Kennedy compound, Main Streets diverse variety of shops, restaurants, gift stores, festivals, Cape Cod Train, and the Kennedy Museum. Within a short drive you will find Whale Watching, golf, historic Rte 6a, summer theatre, bike trails, world-class Cape Cod beaches including the Cape Cod National Seashore. ... more   less 
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