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Christopher's by the Bay
Ranked #26 of 62 Provincetown B&B and Inns
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
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“6 Years and Counting”
Reviewed 27 September 2012

Just spent my 6th consecutive Labor Day weekend at Christopher's. Wouldn't stay anywhere else. Jim and Dave are great hosts, the house is well kept and clean, breakfast is great, and you can't beat the location. My room is already booked for 2013. Can't wait!

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled solo
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CBTB, Owner at Christopher's by the Bay, responded to this review, 18 June 2014
Thank you Brandon! We've always enjoying having you stay with us at Christopher's and look forward to you coming back again. We hope all is going great for you with your move to the west coast and we can't wait to hear about all of your new adventures!
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Newton, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 26 September 2012

inn owners were very nice and hospitable. breakfast was satisactory;good selection of cold foods. the outdoor patio was very lovely. the interior was quite dated and in need of renovation. the rooms were very small, yet the beds were comfortable. most disappointing were the "shared bathrooms" which reminded me of college with very old fixtures and generally worn appearance, despite all of this the rooms were clean

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with friends
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2012

A nice cosy b&b in lovely Provincetown. The staff/owners were friendly and couldn't be more helpful. The b&b is a quaint, old original clapboard house. Cosy and pretty. The downside is the bedrooms are cramped. The shared bathroom needs upgrading. However, great breakfast and nice to be able to take in the garden. Overall, a nice relaxed place to stay. I would stay again.

  • Stayed August 2012
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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195 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2012

I have stayed in Provincetwon many times - but never here at Christopher's. Although our room was on a smaller scale it was very clean, well kept and the bed was very comfortable. The breakfast was excellent and was so nice to sit out in the patio to eat breakfast or later in the day / night to have a drink. Jim & Dave were so nice and very accomodating to anything we needed. The place is dog friendly so I was able to bring Charley with me and he was a big hit. He also had a fantastic time - he LOVED the outdoor patio..... The location is also excellent, less than a ten minute walk to the center of town. Another nice thing is that they provide off street parking, but you must reserve at time of booking since spaces are limited. Met some really nice people and a lovely couple from MN who were on their honeymoon. Highly recommend......

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  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with friends
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 August 2012

We've stayed at Christopher's three times in the last four years, and after enjoying six great nights there this summer, we're booked again to stay in October. What we love most about Christopher's is the relaxed and peaceful atmosphere. Having stayed here during event weeks and off season, the guesthouse feels like our home away from home.

Jim and David are friendly, helpful and welcoming hosts. They have advised us on the best restaurants and shows to see in town, and ensured our stays have always been enjoyable.

The house is so peaceful and relaxed, I've been able to do a couple of hours work using their free wifi, whilst in the garden. I have recommended the guesthouse to a number of friends over the last few years, and can't wait to get back this autumn!

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with friends
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Baltimore
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Reviewed 20 July 2012

I decided to try a new room at Christopher's recently and must say I loved it. The Air worked great. It was quite and enjoyed the size of the bathroom. Dave and Jim always keep the door open to welcome you but this time they also made sure the weather was perfect.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled solo
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Boston
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2012

This was our third stay at this wonderful B&B. Dave and Jim are excellent hosts and provide a warm hospitality. The quality of service didn't change, despite a change of staff. Cristopher's at the Bay provides everything that's needed, high on the list for us is free WiFi, excellent self served continental breakfast, TV, small fridge, beach towels, umbrellas, common room. One of the great amenties is the quiet well kept garden which can be used any time. We had the special treat of a little life concert during breakfast time, by a friend of the owners - a very memorable event. The location of the inn, off the crowded Commercial Street and a little side street close to the Center of town can't be better.
We already booked for our return visit next year!

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: Christopher's by the Bay
Address: 8 Johnson St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2312
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Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Provincetown
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #26 of 62 B&Bs / Inns in Provincetown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Christopher's by the Bay 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
On a quiet side street in the heart of town, you will find this three-story 1850's Victorian Inn. Our newly decorated guest rooms feature bay windows, hardwood floors, fireplaces and stunning bay views. All of our rooms offer cable TV and DVD players, seasonal air conditioning, fridge, wireless internet, as well as a private phone line with voicemail and dataport. Room options include queen beds with private bath or smaller sleeping rooms utilizing a multi-user shared bath. Enjoy your freshly prepared breakfast in our sunny dining room, relax in our private outdoor garden patio or enjoy an aperitif by the fireplace in our inviting front room. ... more   less 
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