The Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s
There Can Never Be Too Much Fall on Cape Cod 20 Sep 2016, 10:22 am
Fall is fabulous and we have a great limited time deal. Stay 3 nights through October 31st and receive an unforgettable dune ride with Art’s Dune Tours. Use the promo code FALL
**Cannot combine with any other discounts or offers. Must be made at the time of the new reservations only. This includes all tours with the exception of the sunset tour.
Below you will find our favorite fall adventures. Try something new and join us in Provincetown.
Honestly if I could have every day be the 25th of October I would! I love fall and all it brings to us from the brilliant trees to the smells in the air. Now being the owner of an Inn on Cape Cod I should be saying I love summer on Cape Cod, woo hoo sand dunes and salty air. Right, they are wonderful in the fall too, probably more lovey as my opinion is only being expressed here.
What is going on during my favorite time of year besides warm cider, pumpkins and apple picking? Do you need more? Well, perhaps you do so let’s start with the Truro Vineyard tours. Fabulous and in the fall even more so. Who doesn’t love to sip wine while watching the glow of an autumn sun over the vines?
The beaches are outstanding to walk on in the fall as well as so many restaurants offer local produce that makes for a wonderful fall menu! We will guide you to the top choices for your stay and even sneak a water view dining night in. We have dune tours (also available on one of our specials) whale watching until the middle of October, organic produce store offering local fresh cranberries and bottled home pressed cider.
The summer masses have left and the view is dappled in oranges and yellows.. entirely magic. If you have not experienced Provincetown in the fall you truly must.
Book a room at The Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s where we offer afternoon hot mulled cider, home baked cookies paired with our early evening outside fire pit. After you can go back to your room with a choice from our 900 plus video library. Yes, The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown is indeed a choice!
24 Hours in Provincetown This Fall 11 Sep 2016, 6:11 pm
For a short midweek getaway or a week-long vacation, Provincetown, Massachusetts is a perfect destination within a short proximity to Boston area and yet hidden from the strangers’ eyes. It’s historic charm, photographic beauty and the happy cheer are hard to compare to any other place on Cape Cod. While the summers are bustling with tourists, right after Labor Day the season comes for a relaxed vacation you have all been waiting for.
1:00 PM – Take a Fast Ferry from Boston
While there are numerous other ways to get into Provincetown, one would not want to miss a fast and a picturesque one. Provincetown Fast Ferry runs to Provincetown and back three times a day, and the 1 pm ride is just perfect for a timely hotel check in. Make sure you take pictures and be on the watch out for some whales and seals making their way through the Massachusetts Bay. The ride is advertised to take 90 minutes, however it is really a 100 minutes from dock to dock. As the boat gets closer to Provincetown, take a minute to enjoy the sites of the Race Point Lighthouse and Herring Beach.
3 PM – Check into Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s
Just in time for a smooth and fast check-in at the Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s! When on a tour of its lovely Great Room and the magical garden, make sure you pick a freshly-baked chocolate chip cookie and a glass of cold lemonade or hot cider (depending on the weather). As you explore the room, make sure you check out a whirlpool bath with a Jacuzzi and a cozy fireplace for a relaxing evening later that night.
5 PM – Gallery Stroll
Few visitors know, but Provincetown is the first continuous art colony in the U.S. Rich in fine art and photography, Provincetown offers a unique opportunity to mingle with local and visiting artists at gallery openings. Catch the gleaming evening sunshine and explore the town from West to East. Sip on a glass of wine and enjoy the creative heritage of the Land’s End on a Friday gallery stroll along a special Gabriel’s Arts Route.
8:30 PM – Dinner with a Captain
New places this year, yet Strangers & Saints have won the hearts of Provincetown visitors and locals. The restaurant is a Mediterranean-influenced tavern with a great choice of appetizers, New York style cocktails and an extremely warm and homey atmosphere. Located in the newly renovated 1850 home of Captain John Cook, Strangers & Saints will be at the finish line of your gallery tour. Local producers, distillers and farmers, delicious Cape Cod seafood.
Straingers & Saints is now open from 5 pm till late and half past eight is a great time to get that perfect spot by the fireplace.
10:30 PM – Relax by the Fireplace
A glass of wine by the fireplace…a warm bath…and good night!
9 AM – Breakfast of Champions
At the Provincetown Hotel, delicious made-to-order breakfast is served in a light-filled Great Room along with laughter and entertaining stories. Omelets, pancakes, French Toast with sausage or bacon, yummy parfaits, pastries and a great coffee blend are served in the Great room from 8:30 to 10 am.
When you walk in the door at Gabriel’s, you are ‘family.’ The atmosphere is extremely laid-back – the staff and the innkeepers are putting their heart into each minute of your stay.
11 AM – You Don’t Have to Leave
The check out is at 11 am but you are welcome to leave your luggage in our office and use the Great Room and other common areas throughout the day. Make these 24 hours worth of your trip to Provincetown. Rent a bike at Arnold’s and make your way to Herring Cove Beach to catch that last warm summer sunshine. Grab some snacks at the Canteen on the way!
24 hours in Provincetown make for a memorable experience. Yet, this trip will only make you want to come back for more. Considering a longer stay? Check out Gabriel’s Fall Offer and add an amazing Dune Tour Experience to your Cape Cod getaway!
Art’s Dune Tour :: Celebrating 70 years in Provincetown! 4 Sep 2016, 1:03 pm
When planning a trip to Cape Cod, your ultimate travel bucket list will not be complete without an Art’s Dune Tour. The dune tour experience is truly a local gem of the Cape and in 2016 it celebrated its 70th anniversary in Provincetown, MA. Run by a few generations of a local family who know and love our pristine lands, Art’s Dune Tour takes you on an off-road adventure through the heart of the national historic district of the Cape Cod National Seashore Park.
Accompanied by the stories of the seashore wildlife and the locallegends,the sights you see on a tour are simply mesmerizing: wispy beach grass, dark green pine trees, deep red beach plums, and the shoreline for as long as your eyes can see. Along the hidden dune trails, you will find the famous “dune shacks” where legendary artists and writers like Eugene O’Neill and Harry Kemp created some of their most significant works of word and art. The tour also takes you to the remains of the Peaked Hill Life Saving Station and shares a story of the brave “life savers” who rescued thousands from the doomed fishing shipwrecks.
The Provincetown Cape Cod National Seashore is part of a federal reserve and these protected lands are home to a myriad of rare birds and wildlife. Make sure you take a camera for some special memories with this delightful backdrop of the Cape Cod Sand Dunes.
Daily Trips begin at 10 AM and end with a special sunset tour at approximately 5:30 PM. Times might vary during the season and reservations are recommended. The Dune Tour fleet is enclosed and air conditioned for an enjoyable ride over the pristine lands. Each vehicle holds six to eight passengers and the sunset tour can include a dinner by the fire option. Try the true New England clam chowder, steamed lobster, clams, corn, and of course a famous Portuguese kale soup!
This fall, you might enjoy this beautiful experience absolutely free with The Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s! Stay 3 nights between September 5th to October 31st and we will arrange an unforgettable dune ride on your behalf. Use the promo code FALL when booking or reach us at (508) 487-3232 for more details.
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Top Spots For Perfect Sunsets and Stargazing :: Provincetown, MA 1 Sep 2016, 4:42 pm
Thousands of tourists flock to Provincetown, MA every year for its diverse art and entertainment, fine dining and exquisite shopping, memorable whale watching trips and mesmerizing sunsets. Off to the busy illuminated streets, one can also enjoy the beauty of the summer sky. Aurora Borealis, or the Northern lights, is a rare yet spectacular gift.
What are the top spots for a perfect sunset and stargazing? At Gabriel’s, we know of a few. Explore our top sunset and stargazing destinations, and make sure you take your camera with you.
A Glass of Wine at Herring Cove Beach
Just a short drive away from the center of Provincetown, Herring Cove beach might be the most spectacular destination to observe a sunset in New England. Dozens of cars line up the parking lot along the beach, and locals and guests wander off with their picnic bags and blankets.
The sun is setting against the backdrop of the Race Point lighthouse on the very tip of Cape Cod. Watch the boats cross the horizon as you sip on a glass of wine.
On Wednesdays and Sundays, Far Lands Provision holds a sunset music series. Enjoy great food, local tunes and the best sunset view on the Outer Cape.
Wishing On A Star By The Breakwaters
The night sky in Provincetown is full of diamonds. Set up your dinner reservations at the Red Inn and make a short walk to the breakwaters to make a wish afetrwards.
West End of town is quiet and magical in late evenings. It is dark enough to see the smallest sparkles in the sky, yet illuminated enough to peek into the beautiful gardens along the route.
Race Point Sunset With Seals
Race Point Beach is the most dramatic of our local beaches with it’s long expanse of sand dunes and sea. Seals and whales are the regular guests here, and you can often spot them in the distance.
From Race Point, you can see a sailboat or ship making its way to Stellwagen Bank, Boston or our harbors. The beach is also home to Race Point Light Station which is accessible by four wheel drive.
If you don’t have a dune vehicle, call Art’s Dune Tours. They offer a wonderful sunset experience and depart daily just a few blocks from The Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s. Check out our Art’s Dune Tour Special in May and October for a great deal!
Sunset Adventure On A Sailboat
What can be better than a sunset sail?
Bay Lady II and Schooner Hindu – two beautiful boats with a long history – sail the Provincetown Harbor every summer. Plan a sunset getaway on a Bay Lady or watch the full moon on a Hindu. With a few 1.5 – 2 hour sails a day, both boats offer the picturesque views of Provincetown skyline and Cape Cod’s dunes.
Schooner Hindu: Slip 10W, MacMillan Pier, for reservations call 508 542-2996
Bay Lady II: Slip 9, MacMillan Pier, for reservations call 508 487-9308
In The Heart Of Provincetown
You don’t have to leave your room to enjoy a breathtaking sunset at the Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s! Located in the very heart of Provincetown, Gabriel’s boasts the views of the Town Hall as well as the Pilgrim Monument.
Enjoy a sunset in Gabriel’s magical garden this fall, then spend the evening by a cozy fireplace reading a book or watching a movie with your sweetheart.
Discover more about sailing in Provincetown, Mass! Call to inquire about special rates and packages at the Provincetown Hotel 508-487-3232 or visit us online at www.provincetownhotel.com.
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This Fall at Gabriel’s :: Dune Tour Special 31 Aug 2016, 11:54 am
Provincetown Hotel invites you for a Dune Adventure!
Don’t exhaust yourself researching what is supposed to be a relaxing getaway! Let us give you the insider’s scoop on the local hidden gems, must-see attractions, and the best places to eat in Provincetown.
Stay 3 nights between September 5th to October 31st and receive an unforgettable dune ride with Art’s Dune Tours. Visiting Cape Cod Dunes, a part of the Cape Cod Seashore National Park, when you are in Provincetown is an important part of the Cape Cod experience, and nobody does it like Art’s.
Use the promo code: FALL
**Cannot combine with any other discounts or offers, new reservations only made on or after September 2, 2016. This includes all tours with the exception of the sunset tour.
Art’s Dune Tours will introduce you to the beauty of the Cape Cod National Seashore. Rain or shine, explore the magnificent landscape around guided by the local guides who truly love their home.
WATCH THE SEALS WATCH YOU
Race Point Beach is the most dramatic of our local beaches with its long expanse of sand dunes and the sea. Seals and whales are the regular guests, and you can often spot them in the distance.
ENJOY THE SUNSET
Take a sunset tour and see the sun setting against the backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean.Spot the boats crossing the horizon as you sip on a glass of wine.
ESCAPE FROM REALITY
Pamper yourself! Plan a getaway at the Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s. Use our special code FALL if you book three nights or more.
Whale Tail on Cape Cod 17 Aug 2016, 4:42 pm
History Happened Here: Oldest Women Owned Inn In New England 15 Jul 2016, 11:33 am
At The Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s, we know everything there is to tell you about Women’s Week and Provincetown! The oldest women owned inn in New England, it was also at the very origins of the Women’s Week tradition.
Owner Elizabeth Gabriel Brooke founded the Women Innkeepers of Provincetown association and has been welcoming guests at The Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s since 1979.
Today, the inn is one of the top destinations on Cape Cod. It features 20 luxurious, suites and apartment units just steps away from bustling Commercial Street. In-room amenities include Tempurpedic mattresses, private balconies, fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs, free Wi-Fi, TVs, DVD players, wet bar, and Keurig coffee makers. With the magical garden in the heart of it, the inn is an oasis of quiet and relaxation.
Women’s Week is a special time of the year at The Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s and Elizabeth cordially invites you to her home in Provincetown, MA! We will give you our personal scoop on the local hidden gems, must-see attractions, and the best places to eat. Make the most out of your Women’s Week at The Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s!
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Your Haven in the Heart of Provincetown 15 Jul 2016, 11:04 am
Whether you are looking for adventure or relaxation, you should look no further than The Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s. A stay at this historic inn is an unforgettable experience that will leave you dreaming of your next trip to Cape Cod.
Set against the dramatic scenery of the Pilgrim Monument, Gabriel’s is located in the very heart of Provincetown. Just steps away from bustling Commercial Street, you will be amazed by how relaxing atmosphere and top amenities truly make your stay.
Start your day with a delicious made to order breakfast in the light-filled Great Room, then read a book by the fish pond at the lush garden courtyard patio. Soak in en-suite Jacuzzi, enjoy a glass of Truro Vineyards wine by a cozy fireplace, or pick up a DVD from Gabriel’s library for a rainy day.
Would you like a pick up from the airport or the pier? Gabriel’s electric shuttle will be waiting for you upon arrival. The staff is always there to help you make the most of your vacation! Throughout the day they will pamper you with warm cookies, fresh lemonade, entertaining local stories and insider tips on must-see attractions, and the best places to eat in town.
The Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s features 20 luxurious rooms, suites and apartment units. Family and pet friendly, this inn is an ultimate vacation destination for finding your Zen and reconnecting with your loved ones this coming Women’s Week.
Your Home Away From Home in Provincetown, MA 15 Jul 2016, 10:01 am
“Hell’s Bells! It’s on!” Jean says with a voice full of energy as the town hall clock strikes 8:30 am. It is time to start breakfast at The Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s!
At this family-owned inn, delicious made-to-order breakfast is served in a light-filled Great Room along with laughter and entertaining stories. Even the sleepiest of guests are sure to start their day with a smile. Cook Jean, inn manager Neal and the all the staff will make sure you feel at home and get the most out of your Provincetown getaway.
When you walk in the door at Gabriel’s, you are ‘family.’ The check in is extremely laid-back, and Christopher will give you a little tour of the inn and the courtyard as he takes you to your room.
The rooms are cozy and equipped with everything you need for a pleasurable stay. Do you have a special request? Just let them know and they will be happy to make that dream vacation happen for you.
Gabriel’s new guests often decide to make their stay a tradition and keep coming to the Provincetown Hotel year after year. Why not join this wonderful family on your next getaway on Cape Cod? Your home away from home in Provincetown is looking forward to welcoming you soon!
Watch Summer Rates Melt! 14 Jul 2016, 8:40 pm