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37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location with all the comforts you need. Christopher's has a friendly and warm environment that makes you feel like you're home away from home. It's just steps away from the water and all the shopping and food that you can handle.

Thank AlanCaskey
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396 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

That headline says it all. Was searching online not familiar with any of the B&Bs with just one month's notice and very happy with the result. Less than a block from Commercial Street. Reasonable price. Nice breakfast. Jim a helpful and friendly host. Wish the weather had allowed us to chill out in the zen-like (stole that from another review!)... More 

Thank nagled
Deerfield Beach, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed in the spacious Michelangelo room for a Fall get away... first time to PTown. The B&B is a short walk from the pier and was a very convenient location for shopping, dining and touring. We really enjoyed our stay and will be back. I was impressed with the warm décor, traditional without being stuffy, the helpfulness of the... More 

Thank arndtjm
Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We had a fantastic time staying here during our visit to Provincetown. The owners were friendly, the room was really good value for money, and having breakfasts outside in the beautiful back garden was such a great start to the day. Thanks for hosting us, Jim and Dave! I hope we can visit again sometime - hopefully soon!

Thank chrisporourke
Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is a beautiful guesthouse close to the water and many great restaurants. Has a fantastic continental breakfast and a zen-like back patio area. The hosts and staff were extremely friendly and welcoming. We were there over the 4th of July weekend and they had a more relaxed minimum-night policy than anywhere else we looked at. Shared bathroom was no... More 

1 Thank Victor413
Weatherford, Texas
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43 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We booked at Christopher's because of the value for the room and because of the hosts, Jim and Dave. Reviews were good. We enjoyed our stay at Christopher's because the 2nd floor Picasso room and bed were very comfortable. The bathroom was well stocked and everything on the property was very clean. The house was completely booked but always quiet.... More 

1 Thank bkhtxag
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45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This has been our yearly return visit to Cristopher's by the Bay. We wouldn't want to miss it (we already asked to be penciled in for next year!) Jim and Dave should extra credit for providing a new air-conditioning system, that seemed to be less noisy and the WiFi functioned without a single hick-up. It was tough to pass on... More 

Thank Reinhold M
Rego Park, New York
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Got back from an 8 day stay at Christoper's and once again, they outdid themselves. I'd stayed at other guest houses in Provincetown,and while we enjoyed ourselves, the service, quality of care and attention to our needs at Christopher's far surpasses all of our other experiences. We've stayed here at least a half dozen times, and will do so a... More 

Thank Rick A
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 May 2016

This review is long overdue! I had stayed here for wedding and enjoyed it so much, I extended my stay for a full week. The rooms are clean, cozy and comfortable and the staff couldn't be more courteous. I am just booked there again for a birthday in town.

1 Thank Ron W
CBTB, Owner at Christopher's by the Bay, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words Ron! We always enjoy hosting you at Christopher's and look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Long Island, New York,Usa
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36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Very nice breakfast, great hosts, reasonable prices, parking, and you can walk everywhere. Christopher"s By The Bay has a great location for dining, shopping and walking around town. We couldn't have made a better choice for our dollar.

Thank Marvin84

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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 

Additional Information about Christopher's by the Bay

Address: 8 Johnson St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2312
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Provincetown
Price Range: ₹ 4,798 - ₹ 19,535 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Christopher's by the Bay 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Our room was on the second floor at the front of the building. It was convenient, comfortable and had a nice bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles arndtjm, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the 3rd floor have a shared bath, those on the 1st & 2nd are private. All excellent choices that fit varying budgets.”
 of 5 bubbles 593ricka, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Elderly folks should get a room on the first room.”
 of 5 bubbles gort0092, 1 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The rooms are fairly small which I think is the norm for Provincetown. So get the biggest room you can afford, if space is of any concern.”
 of 5 bubbles JJlovesdogs, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
“avoid the shared baths at all cost. too many rooms share a single bath with single toilet”
 of 5 bubbles florey603, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
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