Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any additional charges to my stay?

Your stay at the Platinum Pebble includes a gourmet breakfast each morning, snacks & beverages in the afternoon, free use of our beach gear, bicycles and our concierge is available to assist you with making reservations for dining or activities  – no additional charges for our amenities!  What a great value!  We do offer packages for activities and for celebrating a special day, but aside from that, everything is included in your rate.

Is the inn close to restaurants?

The Platinum Pebble Boutique Inn is close to many of Cape Cod’s best restaurants. Within walking distance we have The Oyster Company (Casual Seafood), The Red Nun (Bar with excellent food), The Den (has GF options), Noble House (Japanese Hibachi), and The Ocean House (Fine Dining). Additionally, all Harwich Restaurants like Buca’s, The Cape Sea Grille, Mooncussers, Ember, Villa Roma, are only a short drive from the inn.

Does the inn have a swimming pool?

The Platinum Pebble Boutique Inn has an outdoor swimming pool for guest use. The heated pool is open from sometime in May through September, from 10am to 6pm daily. Towels, sun-loungers, tables & chairs, umbrellas and pool floaties are provided.

Is the inn close to any beaches?

There is a small beach located at the bottom of our road about an 18 minute walk from the inn. The Cape Cod National Seashore is a 20 minute drive from our Cape Cod Luxury Inn.   There are also several beaches in Harwich where you may purchase day passes.

Is there a place to rent/hire bikes nearby?

There is a bike rental shop located on the Cape Cod Rail Trail close to the inn. Guests of The Platinum Pebble Boutique Inn also enjoy the free use of the inn bikes (“The Platinum Pedals”) during their stay.  Guests may not transport the bikes to other locations unless they have a bike rack on their vehicle.  The Cape Cod Rail Trail, ideal for biking and hiking, is less than a mile bike ride from the Inn.

Does the inn allow pets?

We do have 2 dog friendly rooms with a private entrance.  There is a $50/day  per dog pet cleaning fee. Our insurance requires restrictions on breeds allowed at the the Inn, so reservations with your dog must be booked by phone.  Dogs are not allowed in the pool area or inside the Inn per our insurance.  They must be leashed at all times and cannot be left alone in the room.  We can send you our dog guidelines and dog waiver upon request.

What age children can stay at the inn?

We are an adult’s only inn. Guests must be age 18 or over and with a parent/guardian. Guests musts be 21 to check-in. For families with children we can provide recommendations for other hotel and inn options.  The only time children are allowed at the Inn is when the entire Inn is booked for a family gathering.  Please call us to discuss.

What outdoor activities are there on Cape Cod?

Cape Cod is ideal for many outdoor activities. The main Cape Cod bike path (Cape Cod Rail Trail) is less than a mile to the inn and winds its way 25 miles from Yarmouth to Wellfleet; the Herring River is less than 1/2 mile from the inn and is a top kayaking location on Cape Cod; the Cranberry Valley golf course in Harwich is one of the many (> 30) golf courses awaiting you on Cape Cod where we are happy to arrange tee times; sailing charters can be taken from Harwich for ½ day or full day sails; hiking trails through conservation lands, marshlands, beaches and woodland can be found the length and breadth of Cape Cod; kayaking the rivers and bays, kite-boarding and Sand Up Paddle Boarding are popular sports on Cape Cod due to the different facing coastlines which accommodate nearly any prevailing wind.

Is it possible to go whale-watching on Cape Cod?

Cape Cod is recognized as one of the top locations in the world for whale-watching. The whale-watching season stretches from April to October and depending on time of year it’s possible to see North Atlantic right whales, humpback whales, minke whales, finback whales and dolphins. The Dolphin Fleet whale watches leave out of Provincetown several times a day during season. Since the 2015 Season, every single guest that booked a Whale Watch with Dolphin Fleet saw multiple whales, up close! This is the place to be if you are intrigued by our giant mammal friends.  We are happy to arrange a whale watch for you!

How do you get to Nantucket from the Inn?

In the summer there is a fast ferry to Nantucket that runs directly from Harwich. The ferry is less than a 5 minute drive from The Platinum Pebble Boutique Inn. Year round a ferry runs out of Hyannis.

How do you get to Martha’s Vineyard from the inn?

There are two options. Either taking the fast ferry from Hyannis to the Vineyard (summer only), or taking a larger ferry from Woods Hole to the Vineyard that runs year round.  The Woods Hole location is currently the only option if you wish to take your car, and reservations well in advance are recommended.

Where on the Cape is The Platinum Pebble Boutique Inn located?

The inn is located in Harwich, at the heart of Cape Cod. This makes it an ideal location from which to explore the whole of Cape Cod. Situated on the Nantucket Sound side of the Cape bordering Chatham, Dennis and Brewster, the inn is close to biking, conservation areas, beaches, restaurants, shops and an easy drive to anywhere on Cape Cod.  The perfect location for your Cape Cod adventure!

Is the Inn handicap accessible?

The Inn is a historic house built by a sea captain in the 1850s and during that era was not designed with handicap accessible features. We have added grab bars in the bathrooms of the guest rooms on the first floor (rooms #1 and #2) for guests that may need a little assist.  At this time the Inn is not handicap accessible. We can recommend other hotel and inn options on Cape Cod that are handicap accessible.

What is a “Boutique Inn”?

The Platinum Pebble Boutique Inn has brought the boutique hotel concept to a Cape Cod Inn. A boutique hotel (or inn) is a smaller property that has a unique, artful, customized design and provides a more intimate, luxury experience. Boutique inns are the antithesis of the homogeneity that you find at traditional hotels and inns. Our unique modern interior design has created a chic, contemporary styled Cape Cod Luxury Inn.  Our goal is to provide you with the ultimate Cape Cod experience; whether you wish our guidance in curating activities for your stay, or you wish to discover Cape Cod on your own.

Do you provide beach towels?

We provide beach towels, beach chairs, umbrellas, coolers and sun tents for inn guests heading out to one of the many Cape Cod beaches.

Do you provide parking at the inn?

There is free guest parking at the inn.  We have a total of 8 spaces: one parking space is allocated to each room.

Are there any Cape Cod events to come and see?

Throughout the year Cape Cod stages many wonderful events and festivals. These range from music (Melody Tent Concert series, Wequassett Jazz series, Harwich Cranberry Fest, Pops By the Sea), film (Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, Provincetown Film fests), art, wine (Toast of Harwich, Nantucket Wine Fest) to eating (Wellfleet Oysterfest, Restaurant Weeks, Bourne Scallopfest) to the Harwich Stroll the first weekend of December each year (and Santa stays at the Inn that weekend!).