This past weekend, we had the opportunity to check out the newly renovated Sea Crest Beach Hotel, located right on the Cape Cod waterfront in North Falmouth, MA. I’ve already written about our beach day on the Sea Crest’s private stretch of Old Silver Beach, but I hadn’t yet written about our fabulous hotel. Please note that our stay was complimentary for review, but all opinions are my own.
Cape Cod Hotel Review – The Sea Crest Beach Hotel
The Sea Crest Beach Hotel, which recently completed a $15 million renovation, offers 263 guestrooms and suites. We had a standard guest room right off the outdoor pool, but other room types include oceanview rooms, fireplace suites, and sundeck rooms. The standard room was totally fine for us – for a special treat, you may consider upgrading. The rooms include a refrigerator, bathtub/shower, desk, and sitting area. I loved the light, airy decor – the only negative of the room were the beds, which weren’t completely comfortable.
While the beach is the real draw at the Sea Crest, there are also two saline pools – an indoor pool and an outdoor pool (along with indoor and outdoor jacuzzis). Both are well-maintained, and weren’t overly crowded at all while we were there. Our room was in the perfect location for hanging out at the outdoor pool, although my children wanted to spend the entire time at the beach.
Except for a quick trip to pick up a new memory card for my camera, we didn’t leave the premises at all during the entire weekend. The food at the Sea Crest Beach Resort is excellent, and the kids pretty much refused to leave. During a quick break from the beach, we had lunch at the outdoor pool bar pictured above – beach service is also available, but we figured we’d be better off sitting at a table. You can also grab a drink from the bar to bring down the beach.
In the evenings, we dined at Red’s Restaurant, which was named for Red Auerbach, former manager of the Celtics and a past owner of the Sea Crest Beach Hotel). The New England inspired food at Red’s is excellent, and while the prices are a bit high, the location can’t be beat. We ate there for three meals in total – all on the three-season porch pictured here. The hotel also has a lobby cafe (essential for my early morning coffee), an ocean-front dining room (which hosted a few weddings while we were there), and the seasonal Shutters restaurant.
The staff at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel is excellent. From the front desk staff to the beach attendants to the restaurant employees, everyone was extremely friendly and pleasant. We felt welcome the entire time, and didn’t want to leave when it was time to go. I’d definitely love to visit the Sea Crest again, and would absolutely consider it for a longer stay next summer.
Sea Crest Beach Hotel
350 Quaker Road
Old Silver Beach Cape Cod
Falmouth, MA 02556
Disclosure: We received a complimentary two-night stay at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel for purposes of review.