Located on the site of the original Pilgrim settlement in the heart of historic Plymouth near Cape Cod, the John Carver Inn & Spa is a modern colonial-style boutique hotel. The inn boasts elegant charm and a welcoming hospitality combined with contemporary comfort and convenience. The Inn is conveniently located within a short walk of Plymouth’s beautiful waterfront and the city’s popular attractions, including the Richard Sparrow House, John Jenney Museum, Plymouth Rock and the Mayflower II.

Named after the English city of the same name and known as "America's Hometown," Plymouth is the site of the colony founded in 1620 by the Pilgrims, passengers of the famous ship the Mayflower, and holds a place of great prominence in American history. Throughout the 19th century, the town thrived as a center of rope-making, fishing and shipping. While it continues to be an active port, today the major industry of Plymouth is tourism. Plymouth features an array of historical attractions, as well as the Old Colony Club, one of the world’s oldest gentlemen’s clubs.

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1.John Carver Inn Rooms & Suites

John Carver Inn Rooms & Suites  

Boasting a picturesque setting overlooking the beautiful Brewster Gardens, the John Carver Inn offers comfortable, elegant accommodations in the form of 80 tastefully decorated guest rooms and suites. Catering for families, business travelers, romantic couples and friends, the Inn provides an array of room and suite types for every taste and need.

Superior and Deluxe Rooms are spacious and bright and offer two queen beds, en suite bathrooms with showers, baths and deluxe Olive Branch Botanicals bath amenities. Deluxe Rooms are located on the third floor with beautiful views over the Plymouth waterfront area, while Superior Rooms are located on the second and third floors in both the front and the back of the building.

Elegantly appointed Four Poster King Rooms feature romantic king four-poster beds, en suite bathrooms with baths and showers, and ornate stone fireplaces. Guest room amenities include an interactive television system with on-demand movies and music selections, central climate control, Keurig coffee makers and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet.

Fireplace Suites offer guests a luxurious and romantic escape. These elegantly appointed two-bedroom suites feature one king or one queen bed, a spacious en suite bathroom with oversized Jacuzzi tub, two 25" flat screen televisions, CD/DVD player and a cozy dual-sided fireplace. Fireplace Suites also feature the resort’s exclusive Suite Dreams Experience, which includes a memory foam mattress and choice of pillow, luxurious 300 count linens, photo-catalytic ionization air purifier, energizing and revitalizing e-showers, silky micro-fiber robes and Olive Branch Botanicals bath products.

General guest room and suite amenities include individual climate control, coffee makers, deluxe Olive Branch Botanicals bath products, ‘green’ conservation efforts, hair dryers, iron and ironing boards, same day dry cleaning service and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet.

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2.Dining at John Carver Inn

Dining at John Carver Inn  

John Carver Inn offers several unique dining options from traditional New England fare in a casual setting to local American cuisine and beverages in a romantic, enchanting atmosphere.

Hearth ‘n Kettle Restaurant offers all-day breakfast, lunch and dinner in a casual, relaxed environment. This family-friendly New England eatery serves signature Cape Cod Cooking and hearty, healthy, wholesome cuisine, including homemade soups, traditional chowders and hearty entrées, freshly prepared every day by expertly trained chefs.

Featuring a one-of-a-kind fire-fountain and enchanting, romantic setting, the WaterFire Tavern serves creative tapas, grilled pizzas and innovative entrees, burgers and Fire Bowls for sharing, alongside local craft beers and specialty drinks. Dine around the indoor WaterFire fountain with live entertainment on the weekends or enjoy a meal in the privacy and comfort of your room with the Guest Room Dining menu.

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3.Spa & Pools

Spa & Pools  

The Beach Plum Spa is a luxurious sanctuary that offers guests the perfect place to unwind, relax and revitalize. The exclusive full-service spa offers an extensive menu of body treatments, massages and skincare for men, women and children. The extensive spa menu features healing massages, body treatments, facials and skincare treatments, beauty and waxing services, manicures and pedicures, hair styling and make up application.

The spa also offers peels and specialty services, bath rituals and bridal services. Signature treatments include the Beach Plum Wellness Massage that promotes relaxation and stress relief; a Cape Cod Spa Pedicure; the Signature Ultrasonic Facial, an age-defying, nonsurgical face rejuvenation; and Dermaplanning, a highly specialized, non-invasive resurfacing procedure which gently scrapes away dead skin cells and fine facial hair. Overnight spa packages, such as a ‘Girl’s Getaway Package’ and a ‘Countdown to Baby Package’ are available and can be customized according to guest needs, using 100% certified organic and natural products only.

Amenities at the John Carver Inn include a Pilgrim Cove Indoor Theme Pool, one of Plymouth's most popular attractions. The exclusive Pilgrim Cove features a life-size replica of the famous Mayflower ship through which an 80-foot water slide passes. There are also several lap lanes for exercising and a beautiful waterfall.

The pool features an island-themed whirlpool, which is set in a replica of Plymouth Rock and reached by a small bridge. The facility is also home to a sauna and a state-of-the-art exercise room, complete with treadmills, stationary bikes and a free weights section with bar bells and dumb bells.

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4.Weddings, Reunions & Conferences

Weddings, Reunions & Conferences  

The John Carver Inn has outstanding facilities for a variety of special events from small, intimate gatherings to larger functions for up to 135 guests. The Inn offers a range of creative solutions for wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners or other special occasions. The Governor Carver & Fireside Room is an elegant 2442 square foot hall that can accommodate a variety of arrangements, and can be combined with the smaller Fireside Room to create a vast ballroom for large events and balls.

The 600 square foot Brewster Room can accommodate up to 60 people and is the perfect setting for a moderate corporate function or group meeting, while the Winslow Room is the second largest single function room at the Inn and can be set to accommodate functions, meetings and special occasions. Named after the famous Myles Standish, The Standish Room is ideal for a group or meeting of 20 to 40 people and is equipped with state-of-the-art amenities.

Wedding packages include an exclusive reception room with floor length curtains, a wedding toast with champagne, wine or sparkling cider, a customized wedding cake and a private bridal party gathering room. A full course wedding dinner created by an expert culinary team, luxurious overnight accommodations on the wedding night, the use of an on-site wedding banquet manager and a complimentary function room for a rehearsal dinner or post-wedding brunch are also included in the package.

The John Carver Inn offers a total of over 4,500 square feet of facilities in six well-appointed function rooms that cater for up to 200 guests. Function rooms range from executive board rooms to conference-style seating and reception rooms. Group meetings or events are complemented with audio/visual services, cabaret shows and musical entertainment as well as grand buffet luncheons or dinners, all organized by expert event planners.

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5.Plan This Vacation

Plan This Vacation  

The John Carver Inn & Spa offers a range of vacation packages, including Family Vacation Packages, Dinner Theater Packages, Suite Deal Spa Packages and Fire & Ice Romantic Packages, each of which features special combinations of accommodation, dining, activities and attractions. Things to Do in Surrounding Area

The John Carver Inn & Spa is located in the heart of Plymouth and is conveniently situated within close proximity to a number of historic attractions and fun activities. The historic Plymouth Rock and the beautiful waterfront are within a short stroll from the hotel, as well as the Mayflower II, Burial Hill, the Jenny Grist Mill and the First Court House. An important symbol in American history, Plymouth Rock is the traditional site of disembarkation of William Bradford and the Mayflower Pilgrims who founded Plymouth Colony in 1620. The Mayflower II is a replica of the 17th century ship, celebrated for transporting the Pilgrims to the New World.

Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy a variety of adventures and activities throughout the year ranging from world-class golf courses, hiking, mountain biking and rock climbing, sailing, canoeing, kayaking and fishing, whale-watching in the summer months and cross-country skiing, sledding and ice-skating during the winter.

Plymouth is also a well-known destination for festivals and plays host to a variety of them throughout the year, including the Cranberry Harvest Festival, Festival of Lights, Fourth of July Concert, Downtown Plymouth Waterfront Festival and Thanksgiving in Plymouth.

The John Carver Inn offers a Frequent Guest Program, a free points reward program, whereby guests earn points for every dollar spent which can later be used for a variety of special rewards and benefits. Frequent Guest Program guests receive a card, which is automatically loaded with 100 bonus points, and earn points for every dollar spent on lodging, dining, spa services and gift shop purchases. Once enough points have been accrued, they can be spent on a variety of benefits, including dining and/or spa services and special birthday gifts.

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25 Summer St, Plymouth, MA 02360, Phone: 855-771-3293

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John Carver Inn & Spa in Plymouth, Massachusetts