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The Preferred Hotel in
Chatham, MA

About Chatham Wayside Inn

Your First Visit Won’t Be Your Last

Our 56-room hotel has been in this location on Main Street since 1860. Today, it delivers all the charm of a historic Cape Cod inn with modern amenities, a pool, and one of the area’s most popular restaurants. We are within a 10-minute walk of Oyster Pond, Lighthouse Beach, and other picturesque coastal spots. Staying right on Main Street has its pleasures, too—you can watch the 4th of July parade from our property, get your fill of boutiques and small-town strolling, and easily stake out your picnic spot for summer concerts at Kate Gould Park, which is next to our property.

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Chatham Wayside Inn
512 Main Street, Chatham,
Cape Cod, MA 02633

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Our Amenities

A Haven on Main Street

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In addition to the amenities listed below, breakfast is served daily in the Wild Goose Tavern, with a variety of a la carte items to choose from.

sundeck and pool

Sundeck and Pool

A relaxing outdoor space for what truly matters—enjoying life and the company of our traveling companions. Our patio and pool area draw people in for a swim, reading, and socializing. The outdoor pool is heated and available seasonal.

fitness center

Fitness Center

Our exercise room features natural light and fresh air, so you’ll enjoy getting your workout in. We offer a selection of free weights, balance balls, and cardio equipment. We are also near bike rental shops and can point you to the best ways to spend time out of doors around Chatham.

The property’s common areas and accommodations are ADA compliant under the Department of Justice ADA Title III Regulation 28 CFR Part 36, 1991. For more information on accessibility, please view our Accessibility Statement.

Select your Choice of Tastefully Appointed Rooms and Suites for Every Season.

Wild Goose Tavern

Wild Goose Tavern

Experience the creative yet approachable cooking of “The Goose,” as it’s known around town. Flatbreads, lobster dishes, steaks, and comforting classics like mac and cheese satisfy those ducking in for a quick lunch after shopping and those who’ve made it their choice for a special night out (but without the suit and tie). Freshly made cocktails, local beers, and a wine selection round out the offerings.

Main Street Lounge

Main Street Lounge

A great location to have your coffee and read the paper in the morning, grab your laptop and get some work done. Or meet some friends later on for some drinks and appetizers or set up and play a board game. A perfect place to gather when on vacation.

"The Wayside Inn is our little piece of heaven when we need to have a little bit of downtime. It is heaven on earth. The food is delicious and the staff extraordinary. They have become like a family to us. We would recommend The Wayside Inn to anyone looking for a special place to stay on Cape Cod. You will not be disappointed."

Patricia Abroderick, May 2022, Trip Advisor

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"When I hear continental breakfast I don’t think of the outstanding breakfast they offer! Top notch breakfast, exquisite dinner, and the location is perfect! Excellent friendly housekeeping and quiet comfortable rooms! Couldn’t have been happier!"

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"The charm of the facility and the friendliness of the staff was amazing and we would definitely recommend this place and stay here again."

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