Cranberry Gardens Inn
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Welcome to the Cranberry Gardens Inn a bed and breakfast located in Wareham, Massachusetts, just minutes from the Cape Cod Canal. Join us, Meg and David Albert, as new innkeepers, in our spacious and comfortable home, and experience hospitality at its best.
Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to David and Meg Albert for sharing their own secrets with BBOnline.com! Why do most travelers stay at your inn?
Our Inn is comfortable and relaxed. We serve an excellent full breakfast and we cater to all individual needs. The Innkeepers are welcoming and accommodating.
What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?
We are best known for our hospitality and delicious breakfasts. Our inn is charming and offers a variety of setting to relax including a beautiful yard, a back deck, a three season porch and a comfortable living room. The rooms are clean and well appointed.
If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?
Cape Cod and the beaches.
What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?
"We will be back for sure!"
What’s the best kept secret about the area?
Close to so much – Cape Cod and the Islands (Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket), the Elizabethan Islands, historic Plymouth, the whaling port of New Bedford, MA, Newport, RI, and both Boston and Providence RI are no more than an hour away.
If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?
Visit the places listed above or kayak (51 miles of waterfront and inlets in Wareham), go to the beach, or visit the cranberry bogs.
Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?
Shops and restaurants.
What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?
Gateway Tavern (large portions outstanding variety), Turks Seafood (best seafood and sushi – great martini bar), Ella’s Italian Brick Oven Restaurant (outstanding food), Café Solei (behind the house – inexpensive, charming and good food).
Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference? How many rooms does your inn have?
We have three rooms.
Do you accept pets?
We don't accept pets.
If you choose to stay with us for a few nights you will be pleasantly surprised at the adventures which await you in the area:
- A day trip to one of Cape Cod's famous beaches or Martha's Vineyard
- A leisurely drive on Route 6A to discover antique treasures
- A visit to Plimouth Plantation (25 minutes away) are a few interesting options
- Walk or bicycle on the paved paths down the Cape Cod Canal
- Drive through the State Park and experience the intrigue of the cranberry bogs.
Wareham also offers an eighteen hole golf course; 19 miles of shoreline for kayaking or canoeing; and a full service marina (1/2 mile from the Inn). Close at hand, you will be able to explore the southeast coast of Massachusetts with its seaside villages, vineyards and fishing ports. The recently expanded New Bedford Whaling Museum is a treasure to discover and only 20 minutes down Route 195. Boston and Providence are less than an hour's drive.
This historic house, built in 1903 by John Crocker Makepeace and Grace Parker, has its roots in the cranberry business, a mainstay of the region to this day. The expansive grounds are planted with a myriad of beautiful gardens, which afford our guests the opportunity to relax in a quiet and attractive setting.
Enjoy a hearty and healthy breakfast in the charming dining room or on the unique octagonal glass sun porch overlooking the gardens. Our inn is a two-minute stroll to town and dining options, and is in close proximity to Wareham Harbor and local beaches.
You are welcome to join us for complimentary wine or sherry in the fireplaced front parlor, relax on the wraparound porch, or enjoy some quiet time in the three-season sunroom overlooking the gardens.
For those heading to Cape Cod for the weekend or a vacation, you are invited to join David on certain Friday nights during the summer for a free BBQ. You will stay at Cranberry Gardens for the night and leave the traffic behind. Just minutes from the Bourne Bridge, you will be awakened to enjoy a scrumptious breakfast and sent off to the Cape before the traffic starts building on Saturday. The perfect relaxing start to your getaway.
Octagonal 3-Season Sun Porch
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