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    Wequassett Resort and Golf Club
    Harwich, MA
    $28 Nightly Resort Fee
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    $28 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Any visitor of this property will tell you how beautiful and impressive they find Wequassett Resort and Golf Club. Then they'll probably rave about renting a boat, putting on the greens, lounging poolside or any of the many other activities available to resort guests. Perhaps a recounting of the tasty seafood dishes they ate at Twenty-Eight Atlantic will follow. Basically, this Preferred property gets kudos upon kudos from travelers and experts alike for its variety of amenities and elegant accommodations. Rooms and suites are appointed with spacious patios or decks, gas fireplaces, Molton Brown toiletries and flat-screen TVs. Plus, the daily $28 resort fee covers additional perks like in-room Wi-Fi access and newspapers. For most guests, these things make the perfect Cape Cod getaway. However, others say that it's the outstanding resort staff that make stays here so extraordinary. Keep in mind that members of the I Prefer Hotel Rewards program can use accrued points to redeem reward certificates, which can be used to cover the cost of Wequassett Resort's accommodations.
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    The Nantucket Hotel & Resort
    Nantucket, MA
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway in Nantucket, Massachusetts, consider The Nantucket Hotel & Resort. Recent visitors raved about the amount of kid-friendly amenities available at the property, as well as the warm, welcoming staff. In addition to supervised day and evening programs for children (fees may apply), the hotel provides bicycle rentals, two heated outdoor pools (one that's solely reserved for adults) and free rides on an antique fire truck. Previous lodgers reported that the on-site Breeze Restaurant was also kid-appropriate, with a separate menu just for picky eaters. If you'd rather dine off-site, you'll find a variety of options within walking distance thanks to the hotel's central location in downtown Nantucket, just a half-mile west of Brant Point Lighthouse. The property is also within walking distance of the ferry docks and is less than a mile from Jetties Beach (the hotel offers complimentary beach shuttle service). Rooms are equally family-oriented, with some suites accommodating up to 15 guests. Accommodations are equipped with Frette linens, iHome radios, coffee makers, TVs with DVD players, plush bathrobes and beach towels and chairs. What's more, guests are granted access to The Nantucket Club (located on-site), which houses a gym and spa and offers yoga and fitness classes.
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    Winnetu Oceanside Resort
    Edgartown, MA
    6.1 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    Perched on the shores of Edgartown, Massachusetts, on Martha's Vineyard, the Winnetu Oceanside Resort is a sought-after vacation haven. Here, couples can play a round of tennis, take a yoga class on the lawn or unwind in the heated outdoor pools. Meanwhile, families can utilize the complimentary kids club, go on antique fire truck rides and play lawn games and a round of chess on the life-size board. The resort also offers bicycle rentals, weekly clambakes, and, of course, miles of beachfront access. What's more, the property has multibedroom suites that can accommodate up to 15 lodgers – perfect for groups or multiple families bunking together. Each standard guest room is equipped with a small kitchenette, high-speed internet access, a coffee maker and a TV with a DVD player. Upgrade to a larger room or suite for coastal views from a patio or balcony, expanded kitchens and multiple bedrooms. Recent guests applauded the variety of on-site activities, the friendly staff and the traditional seafood dishes served at the boutique resort's restaurant, The Dunes. Note that Winnetu Oceanside Resort is a seasonal property and is only open from May to late October.
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    Chatham Bars Inn
    Chatham, MA
    $16.86 Nightly Resort Fee
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    $16.86 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Since 1914, Chatham Bars Inn has been a cozy oceanfront retreat that beckons to Cape Cod visitors with its laid-back luxury. Although it isn't a classic New England bed-and-breakfast, the inn still gets rave reviews from recent visitors who described the staff as very pleasant and accommodating. The decor follows the Cape Cod norm, with beige and blue sea motifs. The nautical color palette extends to the hotel's guest rooms and cottages, which guests adore for their seaside views. Accommodations are equipped with Bose Wave radios, L'Occitane toiletries and Nespresso coffee makers.The only complaint, according to a vocal minority, is that standard guest rooms are a bit cramped for the price point. That said, the delectable New England-inspired fare served at the on-location dining venues – Stars Restaurant, The Sacred Cod, the Beach House Grill and The Veranda – earns rave reviews from past diners. What's more, I Prefer members can enjoy perks and earn and redeem points here.
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    The Mansion at Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club
    Brewster, MA
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    With 429 acres to house a Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course, miles of coastline, several tennis courts, a 26-mile bike trail and five pools (including two indoor), the Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club stacks up well by the numbers against its Cape Cod competitors. What's more, past visitors are quick to highlight the staff members, who are described as friendly and extremely helpful. Accommodations in The Mansion portion of the resort come in four styles: townhouses, villas, suites and guest rooms. All types feature minifridges, Keurig coffee makers, free Wi-Fi access and iPod docking stations. Aside from accommodations, guests can't stop raving about the scrumptious seafood dishes available at the larger resort's dining venues: Ocean Terrace, Bayzo's Pub, Linx Tavern, the Roscommon Room, the Beach Bar and Shark Bah. Keep in mind, though, that some of the restaurants are only open during the summer months. All of the eateries and other on-site amenities are shared with The Mansion's sister property, The Villages at Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club.
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    Canyon Ranch Lenox
    Lenox, MA
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    With its New England branch, the Canyon Ranch brand brings signature award-winning indulgences to the ritzy Berkshire community. The ranch's all-inclusive packages make vacation planning easy, but a few recent guests cringe at the high price tags. The all-inclusive rates come with three gourmet (and nutritious) meals per day, access to more than 40 fitness classes daily and consultations with different wellness professionals – just to name a few health-minded amenities. You'll also want to pamper yourself with several spa treatments daily. Many guests say there is no limit to the luxury offered here, adding that it's the ultimate relaxing spa retreat; the extravagance simply ends whenever your budget runs dry. When night falls, you'll bed down in classic, well-appointed New England-style digs, which come with plush terrycloth robes, Italian linens, complimentary Wi-Fi and minifridges.
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    Blantyre
    Lenox, MA
    10% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    10% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    In the small western Massachusetts town of Lenox, the Blantyre property rises elegantly from a green grass lawn. The property is split up between the Main House, cottages and the Carriage House. Each vary in decor, with the Main House boasting more a more traditional style and furnishings while the Carriage House has a more airy, summer cottage feel. Regardless of where you choose to bed down, all accommodations feature amenities such as flat-screen TVs, refrigerators and Wi-Fi. Past guests said they felt like royalty during their stays: The service surpasses all expectations, the food is impressive, the spa offers luxurious treatments and the grounds are spread out for your own strolling pleasure. But buyers beware: This regal extravagance at this Relais & Châteaux-affiliated property doesn't come cheap. A daily resort fee of 10% of your room rate applies for all stays here.
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    Encore Boston Harbor Resort
    Everett, MA
    2.5 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    A resort slightly removed from Boston with amenities galore, Encore Boston Harbor Resort is a destination unto itself. The property impresses guests with its friendly staff members and numerous on-site features. The hotel is home to a 19,000-square-foot spa with a variety of services, a salon, a fitness center and shops selling everything from men's and women's clothing to accessories. Plus, visitors can take advantage of events Encore Boston hosts, such as mixology courses and cookie decorating classes. The hotel also has an on-site casino, with more than 3,100 slot machines and 200-plus table games (including blackjack, roulette and poker). When it comes to dining, travelers will find 12 venues: The property offers a buffet, a burger spot, an Italian restaurant, a steakhouse, two Asian eateries and more. However, a few recent guests noted that eating meals on-site can be pricey. Meanwhile, accommodations feature a neutral color palette of cream, tan and brown, and include 55-inch flat-screen TVs, work desks, safes, minibars and marble bathrooms with separate showers and soaking tubs. You'll find the Encore Boston Harbor Resort about 3 miles north of the city center, in Everett, Massachusetts.
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    The Villages at Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club
    Brewster, MA
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Villages at Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club is a 3.5 star hotel located at 2907 Main Street in Cape Cod. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 1366 reviews.
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    Commodore Inn Resort
    West Harwich, MA
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Commodore Inn Resort sits on 2 1/2 acres of private, manicured grounds and puts visitors a block from the beaches of Nantucket Sound. All 27 guest rooms have been recently renovated, and include a minifridge, a flat-screen TV with cable and complimentary Wi-Fi access. Select accommodations feature a Jacuzzi soaking tub, a fireplace or a wet bar. Recent guests love the beautiful grounds, which are home to a heated outdoor pool, a shuffleboard court and lawn games. Keep in mind that although the inn serves a complimentary continental breakfast daily, there is no restaurant on-site for lunch and dinner.
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    Nantucket Inn
    Nantucket, MA
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Nantucket Inn sits adjacent to Nantucket Memorial Airport and about 3 miles from downtown Nantucket, Massachusetts. What’s more, the inn’s complimentary shuttle service allows guests to get around the island with relative ease. Back at this quaint, shingle-style hotel offers, travelers can start their day with a complimentary breakfast, called “Mom’s Breakfast,” before exploring the grounds. The property wows recent guests and is home to tennis courts, an outdoor pool and garden. Inside, guests will find a heated pool, a library lounge, laundry facilities and bike rentals, plus 100 guest rooms. All accommodations include complimentary Wi-Fi access, a flat-screen TV, a renovated bathroom, a minifridge and a sitting area. Past guests praise the shuttle service, which is reliable and convenient, but some of them note that the price of staying at the inn felt a bit high for the value.
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    Edgewater Beach Resort
    Dennis Port, MA
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Edgewater Beach Resort is a 3.5 star hotel located at 95 Chase Ave Box 68 in Cape Cod. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 249 reviews.
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    Cape Ann's Marina Resort
    Gloucester, MA
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Cape Ann's Marina Resort is a 3.5 star hotel. It has a 3.5 overall guest rating based on 209 reviews.
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    Cape Winds Resort
    Hyannis, MA
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Cape Winds Resort is a 3.5 star hotel located at 657 W Main St in Cape Cod. It has a 3.5 overall guest rating based on 102 reviews.
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    Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis
    Hyannis, MA
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Nestled on 52 acres in Hyannis, Massachusetts, the Kennedy family's summer stomping grounds, Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis offers guests a relaxing respite on Cape Cod. The property’s 232 rooms and suites all have flat-screen TVs, minifridges, private balconies or patios, and complimentary Wi-Fi access. Some recent guests describe their accommodations as musty though. Amenities at the resort also include an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, a fitness club, the full-service spa and an 18-hole golf course. Guests have a variety of food and drink options at this property, which range from Bogey's Sports Pub to Mulligans Restaurant to a Starbucks. What’s more, the resort is a short drive to the Kennedy Compound and the Kennedy Museum.

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