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Wine Bed and Breakfast

February 25th, 2017 by Beth Colt

  As part of a Cape Cod wide effort to celebrate spring, the Woods Hole Inn is pleased to announce we are part of the Wine Bed & Breakfast weekend.  Join us here as the daffodils blossom for a weekend of romance, relaxation and a great spring meal on April 28-30th, 2017 for the wine, […]

St. Patrick’s Day Special!

February 17th, 2017 by Beth Colt

St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday this year, which we would argue is the perfect excuse to celebrate the fun holiday all weekend long! We’ll be “cheers-ing” with cold beers at the Tavern (right down the road), and we’re inviting you to join in on the fun, Cape Cod style.  Book your visit at the Woods Hole […]

Valentine’s Day at the Woods Hole Inn

January 31st, 2017 by Beth Colt

Whether you celebrate Valentine’s Day or absolutely loathe it, the holiday is the perfect opportunity (or excuse!) to get away. This year, we’re doing something special, with steep discounts on all the rooms and too-good-to-pass-up add ons. Join us for two nights and you’ll have a bottle of chilled Prosecco waiting when you arrive, 12 Washburn […]

First Winter Storm of 2017

January 9th, 2017 by Beth Colt

Everybody loves a Cape Cod winter storm, especially when it arrives on a Saturday. The storm season began in style this weekend as “Helena” rolled over, dumping at least a foot of crunchy, white snow. As the Nor’Easter started, we spied a row boat drifting around Eel Pond, a paddle here, another paddle there, the […]

A Knitting Weekend in Woods Hole with Norah Gaughan

November 20th, 2016 by Beth Colt

For avid knitters out there, we have wonderful news: renowned knitwear designer Norah Gaughan will be joining us in Woods Hole for a knitting workshop weekend, February 3-5th, 2017. This is a wonderful opportunity for knitters who want to learn a new stitch, improve on their technique in a supportive environment, and have a cozy weekend […]

Ring in the New Years with the Brazen Belles

October 12th, 2016 by Beth Colt

There are many special things about this town. One of them, which makes top of the list, is a burlesque troupe made up of local ladies and a whole lot of talent. Every show is filled with song, dance, and “chorus line kicks,” and it brings such a wonderful energy and sass to this sea-side town, especially once […]

Take a Break from Exams with a Getaway to Cape Cod

October 7th, 2016 by Beth Colt

With exams quickly approaching, we wanted to do something for all of the hard-working graduate students who pour their energy into research and learning. Something that would offer a beacon of hope amidst the all-nighters and endless hours at the library. So, we came up with our “Grad School Special.” That’s right: take a step away from […]

Staff Spotlight – Meet Jonathan Winkler

October 5th, 2016 by Beth Colt

Jonathan Winkler, Valet & Front Desk Jonathan has been working at the Woods Hole Inn for the past four years.  Last year, he moved into the staff quarters so now he enjoys views of the water and fresh ocean breezes everyday! What is the best part of the job? Meeting new people everyday is the […]

A Woods Hole Farewell

September 10th, 2016 by Julia Pearl

I have had the tremendous opportunity to adventure around Cape Cod all summer, while living in the quaint village of Woods Hole as the summer intern at the Woods Hole Inn. What a treat! I came from a small town in Vermont, so upon arrival in early May, I felt instantly at home here. I […]

Top 5 Romantic Lighthouses on Cape Cod

September 10th, 2016 by Julia Pearl

 Here is our recent wrap up of romantic lighthouses on Cape Cod.  Looking for romance?  Look no further than our top five romantic Lighthouse Cape Cod list that follows . . . #1 Nobska Lighthouse Woods Hole, MA Nobska Lighthouse is a classic New England style lighthouse, poised on a hill top looking out over […]

A Cozy Winter Weekend of Crafts in Woods Hole

September 7th, 2016 by Beth Colt

With the heat and humidity carrying us into September, we can’t help but fantasize about the chillier months here on Cape Cod, when sipping hot chocolate in front of a fire and knitting our new relatives teeny tiny hats is the best way to spend a winter weekend. What better way to experience the Cape […]

Our “Same Time Next Year” Special

August 28th, 2016 by Beth Colt

With the years flying by faster than ever, it gets harder and harder to find the time for a pause, no matter how brief. At the Woods Hole Inn, we want you to be able to treasure your stay as much as possible, so we’ve created our “Same Time Next Year” special with that in mind; just ask […]

How to Explore Chappaquiddick Island, Edgartown MA in four steps

August 23rd, 2016 by Julia Pearl

Chappaquiddick Island, the island off of Martha’s Vineyard Located off Martha’s Vineyard is Chappaquiddick Island, or Chappy as the locals call it.  Barely connected to the main island by a thread of beach, often breached in storms, the main way to Chappy is by ferry from Edgartown. Exploring this remote island is one of the […]

Thanksgiving Cape Cod

August 22nd, 2016 by Beth Colt

Thanksgiving on Cape Cod, a time for long walks on quiet beaches, great conversations with friends & family, memorable meals including our favorite — freshly baked pies with home made crusts and plenty of real whipped cream. Ahh, the holidays are upon us with all their festive glory.  Here in Woods Hole, we like to […]

Visit Nantucket Island from Woods Hole

August 15th, 2016 by Julia Pearl

Nantucket… the Grey Lady…  #ACK… Whatever you call this island thirty miles off the coast of Cape Cod, a trip here will change you.   Known for cobblestone streets, elegant shopping, and surf-raked beaches, Nantucket Island is a unique place that should be on your bucket list. I could not spend the summer on Cape […]

Staff Spotlight- Meet Amanda Benoit

August 12th, 2016 by Beth Colt

Amanda Benoit, Manager of the Woods Hole Inn Amanda has been working at the inn for over six years, managing it for the last three. What is the best part of the job? Our guests are my favorite part of this job. Meeting such interesting, warm, happy people from all over the word makes it not only […]

5 Best Honeymoon Destinations on the Upper Cape

July 18th, 2016 by Beth Colt

Planning a honeymoon on Cape Cod? With its sandy beaches, fresh squeezed summer cocktails, and picturesque bike paths, the Cape has always been high on the list for newly-weds looking for a romantic and restorative honeymoon. Below, we’ve rounded up our five favorite lodging options for the Upper Cape, your honeymoon Cape Cod dream locale. Starting with… The […]

My Edgartown Bike Trip, a day on Martha’s Vineyard

July 12th, 2016 by Julia Pearl

My Edgartown bike trip started with the short pedal from the Woods Hole Inn to the Martha’s Vineyard ferry terminal across the street.  It was the perfect day to explore the island, leaving from Woods Hole to the port of Oak Bluffs. Ferry to Oak Bluffs The ferry was about forty five minutes but it […]