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“The perfect balance of new england charm, modern amenities and gracious hospitality”
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White Porch Inn
Ranked #7 of 62 Provincetown B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Ridgefield, Connecticut
1 review
“The perfect balance of new england charm, modern amenities and gracious hospitality”
Reviewed 23 March 2011

A perfect little getaway. I plan to return to The White Porch Inn again and again. Thank you for making my stay so pleasant!
The innkeeper, Matt, is amazing. Friendly, accommodating, and it is evident that his love of Ptown feeds his love for the White Porch Inn. His ease managing the balance between being an involved and caring conversationalist, and an in-the-background-but-here-if-you-need me innkeeper is a valuable and much appreciated skill.
The Inn itself is a beautiful house, kept in immaculate condition. It smells like fresh laundry, hot coffee, and in the morning, eggs done to perfection. :)
My room was exactly what I needed, had a large, comfortable bed, a jacuzzi tub (!) and gas fireplace to warm up the rainy Cape Cod evenings. Although I didn't use them, the flat screen tv, in room fridge and wifi access were available.
The location of the Inn is one block off Commercial street, and is on a quiet street close to everything. Most of Ptown is accessible by walking, and even during the off season I was able to find yummy places to eat, shop and just BE.
Parking is available at the Inn (reasonable rate) so you don't have to maneuver about the small, uneven Ptown streets.
The White Porch Inn is a gem.

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled solo
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 8 March 2011

I have been coming to Provincetown for over 25 years and this last trip reminded me (us) why we love it so much- it was like re-discovering Ptown all over again. We were celebrating my partner's birthday and wanted a clean, quiet place to stay. Little did we know, that The White Porch Inn would exceed our expectations in every way. Even the other guests were great. The food was very good, tastefully prepared, abundant but not excessive. There were mid day treats of fruit and other sweets. This added an amazingly welcoming element to our experience. The room and amenities were perfect and the entire Inn immaculate. All of these things put together made for a great experience but what really set this Inn apart and contributed to the overall outstanding experience was our host, Matt and employee, Miro. Both of these men were professional, attentive, kind and friendly. They gladly made a birthday breakfast with a candle and totally helped make this a special weekend. Additionally, our hosts' humor and sincerity totally sealed the deal. We would like to think that we were "special" guests, but the truth is, Matt treated everyone with the same care and generosity. Perhaps the best B&B experiences I have ever had.

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled as a couple
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Brooklyn, New York
1 review
Reviewed 10 February 2011

The White Porch Inn is a wonderfully kept, cozy, friendly, and alltogether great inn/B&B find in Provincetown. From the minute we arrived we were made to feel completely at home, both by the general comfort of the beautifully renovated house itself, and the easygoing and personable presence kept by Matt. The decour is a little more modern than many renovated inns, which actually makes for a wonderful and bright feeling. We stayed in the Wood End room, and very much enjoyed the jacuzzi tub and the room's cozy atmosphere in general. The inn is well-located, right off the Commercial Street and only a block from the beach. I would highly recommend this inn to anyone coming to Provincetown.

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled as a couple
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 7 February 2011

The White Porch Inn is absolutely wonderful! Our room was beautiful, clean, and warm. Although we only stayed a night, it felt like much longer thanks to the great service, beatiful surroundings, and amazing accomodations. Our room was complete with a cozy fireplace and a jacuzzi hot tub. Perfect for a romantic weekend getaway! I wish we could have stayed longer. The location is great (just walk down the street to get restaurants, shops, and the beach). I would recommend the White Porch Inn to anyone planning a vacation (even if it's only one night) in Provincetown. It doesn't get much better than the White Porch!

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 January 2011

From our warm welcome to our last breakfast, we were delighted with out stay. Lovely room, well-appointed (we stayed in the carriage house room, upstairs). Variety of breakfast options, all fresh and delicious.

Our host, Matt, was more than happy to help us with dinner and sight-seeing options. The house had a restful, calming energy, due in part to the tasteful renovations. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed December 2010
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Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 2 December 2010

I stayed there in September. The house is just perfect -- tastefully in decor and good upkeep. Our room was on the small side but then we didn't stay there too long in order to sit on the porch or explore Provincetown. The hosts are very charming and do their best to accommodate everyone. Breakfast was delicious!

Stayed September 2010, travelled as a couple
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Syracuse, New York
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Reviewed 24 November 2010

A beautiful bed and breakfast with a wonderful staff that was more than acommodating. Atmosphere was relaxed, easy walking distance to the center of town. My room had a fireplace which was very romantic. Very clean and well maintained.

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled as a couple
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Property: White Porch Inn
Address: 7 Johnson St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2311
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Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Provincetown
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 62 B&Bs / Inns in Provincetown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — White Porch Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Relax on the porch at the White Porch Inn, the unique boutique Provincetown bed and breakfast and art hotel. The Boston Globe says about our unique Provincetown hotel: "Sand, sun, and the wide flat horizon where the bay meets the sky is what Provincetown is all about. The recently renovated WHITE PORCH INN captures this spirit by combining casual elegance with contemporary design in a style they call "beachy-chic." Our Provincetown hotel with integrated art gallery known as In(n) Art has 10 tastefully decorated rooms with clean lines, calming qualities and contemporary art to help you enjoy your Provincetown vacation. The rooms in both the main house and the carriage house of our Provincetown guest house have private baths, flat screen TVs with DVD players, audio systems with bluetooth connectivity, free wireless broadband, air conditioning, and original paintings by artists from around the world. Many rooms of our Provincetown hotel also include fireplaces, spa tubs, and provide either views of the Pilgrim Monument, the romantic roof tops of Provincetown, or water views of Ptown harbor. A mix of contemporary & traditional art works can be found throughout the White Porch Inn, Provincetown's first art hotel. The living room, the front room and the kitchen, provide areas to mix and mingle with friends, both old and new - and as the spot simultaneously to enjoy In(n) Art, the integrated art gallery at the White Porch Inn. The porch of our Provincetown guest house is a great place to relax, unwind while having a European continental breakfast or a glass of wine and taking in water views or the sites of Provincetown. This Provincetown hotel is a member of the Distinctive Inns of Provincetown, and is conveniently located in the center of Ptown, just steps away from the fun of Commercial Street with its restaurants, bars, shops, galleries, Johnson Street Beach, and more. For many travellers, this Provincetown hotel is the perfect Cape Cod get-away. We at the White Porch Inn Provincetown hotel will do everything to make your stay as pleasant as possible. We hope that while you are searching through the various Provincetown hotels, inns, and guesthouses, you chose the White Porch Inn for your Provincetown vacation. See you soon in P'town! ... more   less 
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