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What We Love

  • The step-back-in-time suites, with their four-poster beds and antique furniture
  • The comprehensive treatment menu at the Beach Plum Spa offers organic facials and signature seashell massages
  • The meticulously landscaped gardens
  • A choice of four dining rooms, plus a convivial tavern that offers dishes such as filet mignon and spring duck with wild mushrooms, as well as gluten-free options

What To Know

  • The swimming pool is open seasonally
  • There's no gym on-site, but guests have access to a local fitness center
  • The spa is open to outside guests as well, so reservations are recommended
  • The lobby of the inn is currently under renovation


  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap-accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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Cozy Cape Cod hideaway with Old World charm, a swimming pool, an inventive spa menu and a top-notch restaurant

The Lowdown

Situated at the heart of the charmingly named town of Sandwich, this historic 48-room Cape Cod inn has been welcoming weary travelers for 300 years. Named for Daniel Webster, the prominent Boston lawyer and U.S. senator who used to lodge here in the early 1800s, the property exudes traditional New England charm, from the four-poster canopy beds to the antique furniture — all without sacrificing 21st-century must-haves such as WiFi and whirlpool tubs. The elegant fire engine–red inn is set among manicured gardens, with a swimming pool and outdoor Jacuzzi. There are four dining rooms, so guests can choose to eat in a classic candlelit room, by the fireside in the Music and Webster Rooms, by moonlight in the romantic conservatory, or on the patio. Expect refined comfort food such as filet mignon and spring duck with wild mushrooms, but the kitchen also prepares entire gluten-free and vegetarian menus, as well as using lots of organic and sustainable produce. Other sybaritic diversions await in the Beach Plum Spa, which offers a slew of treatments, from organic facials to signature seashell massages.

In the Area

Summer visitors will want to hit Cape Cod’s atmospheric beaches: Sandwich has two ocean beaches and three freshwater ones, all suitable for swimming and beachcombing. Or if you’d rather just watch the action, hit the Cape Cod Canal Bike Paths, which run along the canal separating Cape Cod from the rest of Massachusetts — the paths run seven miles each way and are popular with bikers, fishermen and boat spotters gawking at the vessels navigating the canal. Auto aficionados should make a beeline for the Heritage Museum and Gardens in Sandwich; the museum houses a jaw-dropping collection of classic cars, from a 1931 Duesenberg Model J Derham Tourster owned by Gary Cooper to a 1909 White Steam Car Model M owned by President William Howard Taft.

How to Get There

The Dan’l Webster Inn and Spa
149 Main Street
Sandwich, MA 02563 United States


4.5 Very Good 721 Reviews
Retirement Party
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had the pleasure and honor of planning a friend's retirement party last night 1/18 at the Dan'l Webster Inn including a stay in one of the Jarves Suites. And everything was fantastic! Firstly, thank you to Jen P.. for her patience in answering my many questions over the past couple of months. The "hands on" Event Coordinator Rob was AMAZING. So patient and professional, with an eye for detail. From managing the staff, set up, food placement, schedule and meeting our last minute request to provide cold storage for the cake. Even providing a lovely cake stand. The staff as a whole at the Inn was polite and courteous. And the food from the cheese platter to carving station was delicious. Excellent really. The room was just lovely and the bed was very comfortable. Breakfast and Bloody Marys - same. It was really a special night. Thank you.

Dinner in the pub
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate a light dinner at the bar in the pub. All was good. Service, food and the bartender's personality was great. It was a week night so it was quiet. Value was good except for a brussle sprout special that only had 5 sprouts. $13.00?? I have been there a number of times to eat in the pub at the bar. Typically a good experience

Really nice inn and the oldest on Cape cod!
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very old school with fantastic food and a fantastic live singer on certain nights! We enjoyed ourselves ... allerdings besitzt das Hotel keine Kofferwaage, und auf Nachfrage wurde etwas schnippisch von der Rezeptionistin geantwortet, I have also flewn international. ...very rude!

Tired but comfortable
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a few nights here in June/July. Familiar with Sandwich, this place has been THE establishment in the center of town for a long time. The down side is that everything looks the same as it has for just as long. The interior decor is dated and tired. On the upside, the bed in our suite was extremely comfortable and we slept very well. Other than that, don't expect much in the way of modern amenities.

Winter vacation
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sandwich is beautiful the inn is unique with an extremely friendly and helpful staff. The extras were very enjoyable, seemed like there was something for everyone.The food was well prepared especially the lobster cod and duck.