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IVY Cottage
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Eastham, Cape Cod, Massachusetts

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Shawn H
Torrington, Connecticut
1 review
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“Ideal Cape Location!”
Reviewed June 2, 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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I can't think of a better place for enjoying the best of the Cape. Minutes North of the Orleans rotary, everything is a short drive away. Sunrise at Fort Hill, Sunsets at First Encounter Beach. A half hour to Provincetown. Food galore! And a lovely quiet home to relax in and plan the next adventure. Perfect! Thank you!

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Woodside, New York
Reviewed October 10, 2014 for a stay in September 2014
2
people found this review helpful

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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aprilvf
Swampscott, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Home away from home”
Reviewed September 24, 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Ivy cottage was the perfect choice for our family which included my inlaws and two young children. The house is well equipped with everything you could need. It is set well back from rt 6 in a very quiet community of similar cottages. It was clean, communication with the owners was easy, and the outdoor shower is not to be missed!

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DenisR310...
Boucherville, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“A memorable stay”
Reviewed September 10, 2014 for a stay in September 2014

First time in Cape Cod, so everything as to be discover: Eastham is the right place to be, close to the nicest beaches of the Cape. The cottage was more than we expect: clean, confortable, well equipped and in a very quiet place, close to a pound. There is also a pool.

I will definitly return to the Cape and in the IVy Cottage !

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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pabboston
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Perfect vacation retreat, great location, everything we could have expected and more!”
Reviewed July 14, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Ivy cottage was clean, comfortable, private, relaxing and well located to beaches, shopping, restaurants and the national seashore. Great deck for dining and visiting with family and friends. Loved the outdoor shower. The washer and dryer were a terrific plus. Sunsets over the pond were a treat. Nicely secluded within a friendly cottage community. We loved our time there with our adult children and grandchild. It felt like home! We would definitely rent again and recommend to friends and family. It was a true cape cod vacation experience!
A prior review mentioned the plastic covers on the beds. We brought extra blankets to put between the mattress and sheets and it was just fine-no complaints.

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Liked best: lprivate location, amenities, community
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Laurel K
Maplewood, New Jersey
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Perfect location, great cottage”
Reviewed May 2, 2014 for a stay in April 2014
3
people found this review helpful

Ivy cottage is a well-equipped, quaint 3 bdr cottage that was perfect for our trip. It has a lovely deck overlooking a large pond (depending on where you are from), and at night we were serenaded by the frogs, and in the morning, by birdsong. It is set at the end of a group of cottages spaciously arranged, so it was also very quiet. Having a room for each of our young adult children was great, and add in the money saved by not having to eat out and it was a no brainer to pick it over a cramped hotel room somewhere closer to a beach for the same price.

It was about half-way between Provincetown and Chatham, our two destinations, and located quite near the Audubon Sanctuary, so it suited our needs perfectly. The kitchen is well-equipped, with lots of nice matching sets of plates, glasses that gave it a homey feel, and not the frequent cottage hodgepodge of utensils, beat up pots and pans. and mismatched glasses. Everything was well cared for, and thoughtfully provided. We would have liked wi-fi, but it was good for us to be forced away from our screens!

The highest praises go to the owner, who was wonderfully gracious to us in solving problems caused by our mistakes. The highlight of our trip was seeing many whales from the beach at the northern part of Cape Cod, at first mainly just spouts as they passed by on their migration, but when we hiked to Race Point Lighthouse, we saw many finback whales close enough to see their long backs roll through the water even without binoculars. Finback whales are the second largest whales after blue whales, and it was amazing to get a first hand sense of how big they are. We would heartily recommend this cottage, and return there again.

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How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
Service
Liked best: location
Liked least: the plastic covers over the mattresses make a lot of noise
Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
1 May 2014
Thank you for your kind words. It was our pleasure to have you as guests. You all took such good care of the cottage. Charlie
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