There are a variety of large, generic, but convenient hotels and motels in Hyannis. Anchor In, 1 South St. (; tel. 508/775-0357), has a great location on Hyannis Inner Harbor and is a short walk to the center of town. It has numerous decks and a heated pool, all with harbor views. During high season, the 42 rooms are priced at $239 to $309, including continental breakfast. Within walking distance of Main Street restaurants, shops, and the ferries to Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard, the Heritage House Hotel, 259 Main St. (; tel. 508/775-7000) has an indoor and an outdoor pool, a hot tub and saunas, and a restaurant/lounge with entertainment. During high season, its 143 rooms are $132 on weekdays and $188 on weekends.

If you prefer more amenities, the Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis, at 35 Scudder Ave., at the West End Circle just off Main Street (; tel. 866/828-8259) has an 18-hole par-3 golf course, two restaurants, a fitness center, and indoor-outdoor pools. Summer rates are $190 to $220 double. 

Fit for Families in Hyannis

The Cape Codder Resort & Spa, 1225 Iyannough Rd./Route 132 (; tel. 888/297-2200 or 508/771-3000) was designed with families in mind. Kids love the top-of-the line Water Park that includes a three-story lighthouse slide for the older kids, a “stormy river” ride, and a pirate cove kiddie pool. Its Hearth 'n Kettle restaurant is a family-friendly choice; adults will appreciate that it also has the Grand Cru Wine Bar and a spa. Summer rates for the 260 rooms are $319 to $369 for a double, $479 to $699 for a suite.

In Barnstable

To check on availability at 17 bed-and-breakfasts along Route 6A from Sandwich to Brewster, check out Being on Route 6A means most of these inns are walking distance to a bayside beach and shops and restaurants in Barnstable Village.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.