Captain's Manor Inn - Falmouth Bed & Breakfast: Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket Bed & Breakfast, MA
Captain's Manor InnFalmouth, MA
The Captain’s Manor Inn is a Cape Cod retreat offering elegant lodging in the heart of Falmouth Village’s historic district. This special and unique estate features an acre of lovely grounds complete with gazebo, 8 guestrooms with private baths, and an elegant living area with the original 1849 black marble fireplace and 8 foot tall expansive plantation style windows that open onto the vast wrap around 2500 square foot veranda. From the moment you arrive you will find The Captain’s Manor Inn a relaxing place to rejuvenate. The Inn is well suited for your special getaway, reunions, or for small business retreats and meetings.
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- Air Conditioning
- Handicap Accessible
- Historical Features
- In-Room TV
- Meeting Facilities
- Wireless Internet Access
- Antique Shopping
- Cooking School Program
- Cultural Activities
- Educational Programs
- Whale Watching
27 W Main Street
Falmouth, MA 02540
Cape Cod and Falmouth Activities. There is so much you can choose to do:
Arts and Culture events
The College Light Opera, Cape Cod Theatre Project and the Woods Hole Film Festival are just some of the Art and Culture venues. There are a number of year-round and summer theatres. You may also discover American history at Falmouth Museums on the Green or the Woods Hole Historical Museum. Experience the beauty of nature while strolling the paths of picturesque Spohr Gardens and Beebe Woods.
Falmouth enjoys over 68 miles of coastline. Here you will find twelve sparkling public beaches where you can relax on the sand and enjoy our wonderfully mild water that is warmed to 70 degrees in summer by the Gulf Stream (warmest on Cape Cod).
Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy sailing, windsurfing, golf, kayaking, fishing, and cycling the Shining Sea Bike Path. And our world-class scientific institutions make for a fascinating afternoon adventure – including a petting zoo for aquatic creatures!
Ashumet Holly & Wildlife Sanctuary (East Falmouth)
An expansive 45 acres including nature trails, guided nature walks, bird watching, spring seal cruises, summer and fall cruises to Cuttyhunk Island. Ashumet Holly is well known for its 65 varieties of holly trees planted throughout the sanctuary.
Biking, Roller Blading and Jogging
•Shining Sea Bikeway – 7.2 mile (round trip) level path between Falmouth and Woods Hole. The Bikeway traverses salt marshes, cranberry bogs, ponds and woodlands; it skirts sandy shores and a busy working harbor. It is also the only bikeway on Cape Cod that has a section along the seashore.
•Cape Cod Canal – 13 mile (round trip) level trail runs along the Cape Cod Canal from Bourne to Sandwich on the Cape side.
Fishing is permitted from our many docks and bridges. You can also enjoy surf casting from any of our beaches. No license is required for salt water recreational fishing in Massachusetts. Freshwater fishing licenses are required and can be purchased at local tackle shops.
Closest Local Public Golf Courses:
•Ballymeade Country Club – The jewel in the crown, our Championship 18 Hole Golf Course, has been redesigned by Jim Fazio and Chi Chi Rodriguez to provide a challenging and memorable round of golf for all levels of play. You will soon see why Ballymeade is the “talk of the Cape” as the course utilizes all of the natural topography of the area, not offered anywhere else on Cape Cod.
•Falmouth Country Club – A challenging 27-hole year-round public course not far from beaches, cranberries and all that is Cape Cod. Walk or ride the championship 18 hole, par 72 course, or enjoy the 9 hole, par 37 “Talon” course. Flat terrain, lush fairways and immaculate greens will bring out the best in your game.
•Cape Cod Country Club – On the borders of Coonamessett Pond in Falmouth Massachusetts, Cape Cod Country Club offers an 18 hole championship golf course open to the general public. This Massachusetts golf course has an interesting layout with a variety of undulating fairways and subtly sloped greens. The course wanders through a series of charming vistas of water and woods.
•Paul Harney Golf Club – Paul Harney Golf Club is an 18-hole executive length golf course in East Falmouth, Massachusetts. This short layout will reward good shots and provide a fun golf outing for everyone.
Heritage Museums and Gardens, Sandwich, Ma
Heritage Museums & Gardens celebrates American art and history in four buildings offering both seasonal exhibitions and exhibitions of the museum’s permanent collections.
The J.K. Lilly III Antique Automobile Museum Housed in a reproduction of a round stone Shaker barn, the automobile museum features over thirty antique American automobiles. Trace automotive history from its beginnings through the mid-1900s or explore various types of automobiles including race cars and cars that ran on electric or steam power. Also featured in this building is a 1913 Ford Model T that visitors may sit in and imagine what life on the early roads was like!
The American History Museum has galleries for seasonal exhibitions as well as exhibits featuring American military miniatures and firearms, and the bird carvings of Elmer and Cleon Crowell.
The Art Museum features the museum’s hand carved carousel, as well as a seasonal exhibition space and the Folk Art Gallery.
The Old East Windmill was moved to the property from Orleans, Massachusetts and is open on selected days.
Martha’s Vineyard Daytrip
The free shuttle bus to the ferry is a short stroll from the Inn. You can even bring your bicycle along for the trip.
Edgartown is an old whaling town characterized by streets lined with beautiful sea captain’s homes and white picket fences. Some wonderful boutique shops are found on main street.
Oak Bluffs was built around the turn of the 20th century and is best known for its charming gingerbread style cottages. The center of town is home to the oldest continuously operating merry-go-round in the country.
Aquinnah and Menensha are two other lovely towns with the former offering a good view of the clay cliffs and the later known for viewing spectacular sunsets.
You can hop ferries back to the Inn up until 9:30 pm.
Explore Plymouth, MA
Experience the thrill of whale watching and deep-sea fishing, or relax on a harbor cruise. Bask in the sun on our beaches, grab a bite to eat, and join in the fun at our summer concert series. Connect with your ancestors as you travel back in time at Plimoth Plantation and Mayflower II. Visit some of the most historic houses and museums in Massachusetts, and marvel at the famous Plymouth Rock. Enjoy the spectacular fall foliage of a New England autumn and the crimson beauty of a cranberry bog harvest. There’s also wonderful shopping, antiquing, golfing and an impressive selection of restaurants!
You have closer alternatives to Provincetown to see whales! Enjoy a wonderful cruise and spot the great whales of the North Atlantic. Cruises average 3 1/2 to 4 hours including informative commentary by a naturalist. Great thing to do rain or shine! Hyannis is less 45 minutes from Falmouth and has companies that guarantee sightings:
Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises – Barnstable Harbor, Barnstable. The only mid-Cape whale watch and the Fastest Boat on Cape Cod.
Captain John Boats Town Wharf, Plymouth/Whale Watching & Deep Sea Fishing
RoomsNumber of Rooms: 8
Select one of our guest rooms that best captures the experience you are looking for. Each guest room in our Cape Cod bed and breakfast is unique yet all are designed to create a warm and inviting setting. The Inn has one garden level guest room, two first floor guest rooms and at the top of the curved mahogany staircase in the Central Foyer you will find an additional five corner guest rooms on the second floor. Each of the rooms features original plantation style windows with shutters allowing for beautiful views of the park like grounds and plenty of natural light.
Several guest rooms at The Captain’s Manor Inn are named after previous inhabitants and their Cape Cod story is found in the room folio.
Rates vary based on the season. For specific rates go to the availability calendar and select the dates you are interested in.
Plush pillow-top mattress
Down filled duvet (down alternative available) and down alternative pillows
Triple Sheeting with luxury high thread count bed linens
Extra pillows and blankets
Individual high efficiency air conditioning in guest room
Individual heat controls in guest room
iPhone/iPod compatible clock radio
In-room 26” LCD Cable TV
2 complimentary bottles of spring water
Bathroom amenities include:
Plush cotton towels
Gilchrist and Soames amenities
Rain shower head and hand held showers