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Namaste Spa rated in Top 26 Spas Globally by Passport Magazine

Carpe Diem Guesthouse is proud to announce that our onsite spa, Namaste Spa, has been rated in the Top 26 Spas Globally by Passport Magazine.  An integral part of a holistic stay at Carpe Diem, Namaste Spa is proud to offer a wide variety of services to Carpe Diem guests.

To learn more about some of our special offerings, go to the Namaste Spa Blog at  You can also book online from that site, or simply call the Front Desk at 508-487-4242 and we will be happy to assist you!

Renovations are nearly complete!

We are excited that our winter program of renovations is nearly wrapped up.  Last year we did 11 of our 18 guest rooms, and this year we are completing the final rooms.  This week we finished the Oscar Wilde Room (photo above), and it came out amazing.  We currently have Robert Frost under way, and finally James Baldwin next week.  We can't wait until our guests see the results, but you can check it out online under our Rooms listings.

Spooky Bear

Come join us at Carpe Diem Guesthouse and Spa for SPOOKY BEAR, Halloween weekend 2016.  This is always a fun weekend with a lot of activities, and of course all the costumes and evening events.  It promises to be a fantastic time!

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.