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Marcel Proust Room

Marcel Proust Garden room has had a renovation this year. Enjoy the clean,crisp decor with our signiture cream and historic navy blue. There is a lovely seating area to relax and read, high end dedding and linens for a great nights sleep. In the warmer months it is also has a serene private outdoor space is is perfect to relax and unwind.

Come experiance this special room in our luxury boutique guesthouse and Namaste Spa in Provincetown

Jean Cocteau Room

Jean Cocteau Garden Room has had a renovation this year. Enjoy the clean, crisp decor with our signiture cream and historic navy blue. There is a lovely seating area to relax and read, high end bedding and linens for a great night's sleep.  In the warmer months it also has a serene private outdoor space that has just been freshly landscaped, with a Zen rock garden.

Come experience this special room in our luxury boutique guesthouse here in Provincetown!


Come stay with us in our new renovated Cottage!

The summer has been wonderful here in Provincetown with fantastic weather and a town full of activity, with new restaurants and shops galore.  One of our guests' favorite places to stay at Carpe Diem has been the newly renovated Henry David Thoreau cottage, which received a full renovation (bathroom, interior, a new king-sized bed), as well as an expanded private outdoor space with seating area, table and chairs and an outdoor shower. 

Check availability online, or give us a call at 508-487-4242.

Exciting Changes at Carpe Diem!

We are enjoying a busy winter season, both at the guest house and at the spa, but we have taken advantage of the off season to make some upgrades here at Carpe Diem.  The Henry David Thoreau Cottage is nearly finished with a complete renovation, redecoration and an entirely new and luxurious bathroom.  We can't wait to post the pictures of this new and inviting space.  We are also halfway through the upgrade of all of our rooms in the Main House, and will begin posting pictures of the warm yet sophisticated results of our work during the month of January.  These are exciting times at Carpe


Carpe Diem Hotel Provincetown is getting ready for the first big event this summer season. The 17th annual Film Festival takes place  June 17 - June 21, 2015. You can find more information about its honorees, special guests and short film lineup on

Our Provincetown Hotel has two rooms available at this point - act fast and secure your reservation to participate in this great event!

HOTEL SHOWDOWN - a new show on the Travel Channel

Starting January 13, 2015 Travel Channel is going to introduce a new hospitality series. Hotel Showdown is a winner-take-all competition in which 4 hotels go head-to-head for a $25,000 prize. The hotel owners will spend a night in one another's establishments with an exacting eye for detail, awarding points for their stays.

First weekend in November - come and enjoy!

The beginning of  November has traditionally been the start of our low winter season rates on Cape Cod.  These Provincetown off season rates last through the end of March (with the exception of holiday and event weekends) - it's the best time to enjoy all the luxurious accommodations our Provincetown Guest House has to offer.

Beware - Halloween in Provincetown

Prepare yourself for a frightful journey - Who’s ready for Halloween Week in Provincetown? This year’s festivities kick of this Friday, October 31 at the Boatslip Resort with a special Tea Dance from 4-9 p.m., and run through Sunday, November 2 with a number of can’t miss haunts and parties! Carpe Diem Guesthouse is proud to be a premiere Massachusetts hotel for gay travel and will be you rescue from all the scares around town.