Deluxe Rooms with Fireplaces

Windows on three sides bathe the room in sunlight, and bring in wonderful Cape Cod summer cross breezes. Because of the openness towards the outdoors and the leafy surroundings of the neighborhood backyards, guests at our Provincetown inn once dubbed it "the tree house". Vaulted ceilings, a queen-size bed, fireplace and a private balcony facing the gardens and the Pilgrim Monument make this nickname even more appropriate.

 

 

Amenities

Queen-size Bed
Walk-in Shower
Mini-Fridge
Fireplace/Sitting Area
Flat-screen TV
Stereo
Private Entrance
Private Balcony
Wilde Floor Plan

Location

Wilde Map

Writer Bio

“I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.”

 —Oscar Wilde

As Provincetown is home to many gays and lesbians and is a major destination for gay travel, it is only logical that we include one of the most famous gay poets and writers in history at our guest house inn. Oscar Wilde was an outspoken and flamboyant man who was ahead of his time. Wilde bucked the conventions of the Victorian era with his hedonistic lifestyle, and while it may have inspired or contributed to his fantastic literary works such as, "The Importance of Being Earnest" and "An Ideal Husband", it put him at odds with many individuals in English society, one result of which was a term spent behind bars.

From the moment you enter this elegant room from its charming private garden area, you will feel like you are getting the red carpet treatment at our guest house inn: A cozy fireplace welcomes you, and the stylish elegant bed in front of a large mirror invites you to afternoon naps.
 Just come in!

Amenities

Queen-size Bed
Bathtub
Mini-Fridge
Fireplace/Sitting Area
Flat-screen TV
Stereo
Private Entrance
Private Garden Patio
Proust Floor Plan

Location

Proust Map

Writer Bio

“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”

 —Marcel Proust

While not a poet, Marcel Proust is included here as he was one of the most important gay writers in modern history. Born in France in the late 1800's, Proust is best known for his autobiographical novel, "Remembrance of Things Past", written mostly in a stream-of-consciousness style. The work of Proust influenced a variety of writers around the world including Virginia Woolf and James Joyce. He is generally considered the pioneer of the modern novel.

Tucked away in the most quiet part of our guest house inn lies the Jean Cocteau Suite, a perfect hideaway for those who are looking for privacy and some intimate moments. The wide-planked wooden floors, rich colors and stylish decoration make this a wonderful place for your Provincetown getaway.  Currently, the jetted tub is not operational, though the tub is of course useable as a regular tub.

Amenities

Queen-size Bed
Bathtub
Mini-Fridge
Fireplace/Sitting Area
Flat-screen TV
Stereo
Private Entrance
Private Garden Patio
Jean Cocteau Room Layout

Location

Jean Couteau Room

Writer Bio

“Here I am trying to live, or rather I am trying to teach the death within me to live.”

 —Jean Cocteau

A gay French artist and writer born in the late 1800's, Cocteau dabbled in a variety of artistic endeavors including poetry, fiction, film, ballet, painting, and opera. He traveled in circles that included such luminaries as Pablo Picasso and was branded "decadent" by the French government due to his avant-garde lifestyle and creations. Some of Cocteau's most famous works include the book, "Les Enfants Terribles", the play "The Infernal Machine" and the film "Blood of a Poet".

Its beautiful vaulted ceilings, and the dormer windows with their attractive plantation shutters that filter the sunlight, could make this room the perfect scenery for a screening of "Giovanni's Room", one of Baldwin's most famous novels. In the Cape Cod summertime, you can soak up the Provincetown sun on the balcony and enjoy the views of our garden patio and the Namasté Spa.

 

This room has just been fully renovated.

Amenities

Queen-size Bed
Walk-in Shower
Mini-Fridge
Fireplace/Sitting Area
Flat-screen TV
Stereo
Private Entrance
Balcony
Baldwin Floor Plan

Location

Baldwin Map

Writer Bio

“Be careful what you set your heart upon, for it will surely be yours.”

 —James Baldwin

Born in 1924 in New York, he established his reputation with his first novel "Go tell it on the mountain" (1953), an autobiographical tale of growing up in Harlem. He became one of the leading African-American authors of his generation, known for novels and essays that tackled black-white and hetero-homosexual relationships. He was a noted essayist during the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. James Baldwin died of cancer at the age of 63 in France.

Newly renovated, the sophisticated style and a sunlit sitting area are the highlights of this room.  The private deck area and the fireplace make this room a favorite in all seasons.  This room is centrally located at our guest house inn. Considering the proximity to the common area and Namasté Spa, this room is especially suited for people who like to socialize and meet new friends.

 

 

Amenities

Queen-size Bed
Walk-in Shower
Mini-Fridge
Fireplace/Sitting Area
Flat-screen TV
Stereo
Private Entrance
Private Balcony
Sands Floor Plan

Location

Sand Map

Writer Bio

“We cannot tear out a single page of our life, but we can throw the whole book on the fire.”

 —George Sands

The free-spirited author George Sand scandalized 19th-century Paris when she defied convention and pioneered an independent path for women with her passionate search for a new way of being. She was of prodigious energies, managing to produce 70 novels, 24 plays, 40,000 letters and more. During her career she played an important, if long underestimated role in the evolution of the novel. Sand questioned the sexual identity and gender destinies in fiction.

This large room at our Provincetown inn has vaulted ceilings and windows on three sides providing wonderful views of our garden patio as well as the Pilgrim Monument. There is a queen-size bed and a comfortable seating with two armchairs, as well as a gas Franklin Stove that gives the room the cozy ambiance of those good old days passed. Located in the historic building of Carpe Diem the bathroom is on the smaller side.

 

 

Amenities

Queen-size Bed
Walk-in Shower
Mini-Fridge
Fireplace/Sitting Area
Flat-screen TV
Shakespear Floor Plan

Location

Shakespear Map

Writer Bio

“A fool thinks himself to be wise, but the wise man knows himself a fool.”

 —William Shakespeare

Possibly the most famous poet of them all, Shakespeare is known not only for his plays but also for his beautiful sonnets. We include Shakespeare here as he has been an inspiration to, and influence on, poets and writers worldwide for centuries past, and surely for many more to come.

Three floor-to-ceiling windows provide for warm sunlight and comfortable Cape Cod summer cross breezes. Vaulted ceilings emphasize the airy and spacious feel of this room. The newly renovated room has an upscale twist on Cape Cod style.  The large private deck provides a serene environment with a view of the Pilgrim Monument. 

 

Amenities

Queen-size Bed
Walk-in Shower
Mini-Fridge
Fireplace/Sitting Area
Flat-screen TV
Private Entrance
Private Balcony
Frost Floor Plan

Location

Frost Map

Writer Bio

"There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate.”

 —Robert Frost

Robert Frost is considered to be the quintessential New England poet, and is quite possibly the most well-known poet in American history. Born in San Francisco in 1874, Frost moved to New England at the age of 11 and spent most of the remainder of his life here. He earned 4 Pulitzer Prizes, among other awards for his work, which included such notable poems as "The Road Not Taken" and "Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening".