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Top 6 Hotels in Provincetown that Won’t Break the Bank

Posted on Sat, Apr 07, 2018

We all know hotel prices soar during the high season in Provincetown, but there are still plenty of affordable places to stay, especially if you book early. We looked at all the options to help you, your partner and your gay-lady gang get the most bang for your buck. Ratings are a combination of price, luxury and kind of how we’re feeling at the moment.

1. Ravenwood



This enduring Ptown favorite offers quaint rooms, a warm atmosphere and an amazing dining room that can’t be beat. Ravenwood has the beautiful quiet of the East End even while it’s just blocks from the bustling heart of Provincetown.

Cheapest High Season Rate: $140/night

Rating: 4.5/5 Birkenstocks








2. Rose Acre

 rose acre.jpgThis proud member of the Women Innkeepers of Provincetown Association offers immediate access to the town’s incredible gallery district, as well as its own lovely garden with fruit trees. This place really feels like home: The penthouse library is a perfect place to curl up with a good book after a long day on the town.

Cheapest High Season Rate: Call for most up-to-date information

Rating: 5/5 Subarus



  1. Blue Sea Motor Inn

 Blue Sea .pngThis serviceable motel is just a bit out of town, right over the Truro town line. A regular bus brings you right onto Commercial Street for just $2 a trip, so overall it’s a pretty good deal. Plus, the Blue Sea has an indoor pool and amazing beach access with an amazing view of the Ptown skyline. Not to be missed. And honestly, it’s kind of nice to get away from the crowds and find some tranquility on the bay.


Cheapest High Season Rate: $159/night

Rating: 4/5 U-Hauls



  1. Coastal Acres Campground

 Coastal Acres .jpgLiterally what could be gayer than pitching a tent, cooking over a campfire and pulling out the old guitar to hold Indigo Girls singalongs long into the night? At Coastal Acres, you can do all that and more. If you’re ready to connect with nature in this low-technology getaway, stay away from the hotels and try roughing it instead. The excitement of downtown is just a short walk away. 

Cheapest High Season Rate: $79/night

Rating: 4.5/5 gold stars


  1. HI Truro Hostel

 HI Truro Hostel -1.pngIf you’re up for something a little different (or if you’re feeling nostalgic for that summer you spent backpacking through Europe, check out the dorm-style hostel in Truro, minutes’ drive from Provincetown. This Coast Guard station turned hostel offers modest bunk bed sleeping arrangement, but you’ll get the opportunity to meet interesting people as well as direct access to the Cape Cod National Seashore. If you like your vacations filled with exploring nature, this affordable hostel is for you.

Cheapest High Season Rates: $45/night

Rating: 3.5/5 Bottles of lube


  1. The Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s

 Gabriels .pngOkay okay, Gabriel’s isn’t technically budget-friendly, but it is probably the most luxurious place you’ll ever lay your head. Well, I don’t know your life, but I do know that Gabriel’s has a well-earned reputation for flawless customer service, impeccable rooms, and those not-to-be-overlooked afternoon cookies.


Cheapest High Season Rate: $175/night

Rating: 5/5 Melissa Etheridge CDs still in the original plastic



Tags: travel tips, summer

18 Things To Do On A Romantic Weekend In Provincetown

Posted on Fri, Apr 22, 2011

provincetown lesbian weekendA "Provincetown For Women" Facebook fan recently popped a question..."What are the must-see and must-do things in Ptown when bringing my girlfriend for the first time?" Here are some of the ideas for some fun things to do in Ptown this time of year.

Ptown: Must See & Do

  1. Get a permit and have a campfire on the beach.
  2. Go on a whale watch. Tip: with AAA you can get a $3.00 discount per ticket.
  3. Go on Sunset dune tour, Bayside Betsy's, Waterford, Chach's on Shank Painter, Herring Cove, bike trail, for starters.
  4. Head to Race Point Beach.
  5. Walk over to the Ptown Pilgrim Monument.
  6. Sit and listen to the tide coming in and out.
  7. Do a Friday night Gallery stroll.
  8. Eat at Front Street or Edwige for a romantic dinner.
  9. Beachcomb near Flyers.
  10. Hand feed the birds at Beech Forest.
  11. Stop by the Purple Feather for decadent desserts.
  12. Race Point with binoculars and see the whales from shore.
  13. Go on a Sunset cruise.
  14. Go for a bike ride.
  15. Get a massage for two at Shui Spa.
  16. Watch people on Commercial Street, in front of town hall.
  17. Stop by the Ptown Fudge Factory.
  18. Eat Mexican food at Lorraine's.
Or, all of the above and more based on what locals recommend.

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Note the above ideas were provided by many of our great fanbook fans. Thanks to all who inspired this post.

Tags: summer 2011, travel tips, ideas for couples