Whitfield House B&B in Plymouth Massachusetts
Whitfield House B&B Plymouth Rock Massachusetts Historic Bed and Breakfast Inn Lodgings Accommodations

Hosts: Barbara Marley and Brian Whitfield

Guestrooms: 4

Address: 26 North Street, Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360-3311 USA

Telephone: (508) 747-6735

Fax: 1-508-747-1499

Activities/Attractions: Plymouth is a town in southeastern Massachusetts, on Plymouth Bay, about 55 km (34 mi) southeast of Boston. The seat of Plymouth County, it was the site of the first permanent European settlement in New England; it is now a fishing and tourist center.

Most Americans are familiar with the story of the pilgrims' voyage across the Atlantic aboard the Mayflower, and their landing at Plymouth Rock. Today, Plymouth Rock is just one of the sites that tell the story of Plymouth. The Town of Plymouth continues to maintain its small town charm, offering our visitors from across the globe a chance to experience part of the United States' early history and New England's seasonal charm. The town of Plymouth, Massachusetts, is one of the most popular visitor destinations in the New England region, with more than a dozen attractions including:

  • Plymouth Rock
  • a full-scale replica of the Mayflower
  • a re-creation of the Pilgrims' 1627 settlement
  • the nation's oldest public museum
  • a reconstructed 1636 grist mill
  • a National Monument to the Forefathers erected in 1853
  • a cranberry winery
  • six historic houses
  • the Pilgrim Progress March (every Friday in August at 6pm and Thanksgiving Day)

Since many sites are within easy walking distance of each other, you may enjoy the leisurely pace of a do-it-yourself walking tour.

"Wonderful stay - felt as if we were with 'old friends' - just like home only better."

"I've thoroughly enjoyed your home and company. I am so glad that I decided to stay at B&B versus a lonely hotel room. Thanks so much for your hospitality and conversation. I am looking forward to my next visit to Plymouth!"

"We've had a wonderful stay in a most elegant house with a warm and gracious welcome. Thank you for a stay in Plymouth in the 18th century with 20th century plumbing."

"A wonderful place to spend the night, with the most charming people. My favorite B&B ever! Thanks!"

"Thank you for your hospitality. We couldn't think of a better way to start our 10th wedding anniversary."

"We will definitely be back sometime to this lovely house and gracious hosts! Thank you for a lovely memory."

"Thank you for making our honeymoon so special. We enjoyed it and wish you the best! May God bless!"

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"This will be the benchmark against which all other B&Bs will be measured. Tough act to follow! We especially loved the antique clocks."

"This has been the perfect sanctuary for a mother and writer needing tranquility, a bit of pampering, and the inspiration that comes with peace. Many thanks."

"Thank you for making our first night as husband and wife so wonderful. What a gorgeous home. We will send any visitors this way! Yummy scones!"

"How can we thank you for allowing us to live out our dreams in this beautiful home. This anniversary and over evenings of music, laughter, and friendship will always be in our fondest memories. We'll be back to see the carriage house and have tea in the garden."

General Information: Welcome to The Whitfield House Bed and Breakfast in Plymouth, Massachusetts ... this elegantly furnished, Nationally Registered 1782 Federal House is located on Plymouth's second oldest street in the heart of the historic waterfront district. Dr. Whitfield has restored the home and has furnished it with antiques, oriental rugs, and period accessories in a historically eclectic fashion to reflect the elegant tastes of the 18th and 19th centuries as if the home was still occupied by the original owners who profited from both the Asian and European trades.

Once inside the garden gate and through the front door, the house carries you back to a gentler, more gracious period of history while still offering you the conveniences of the 21st century. Dr. Whitfield's sister, Barbara Marley of California, has come to Whitfield House to be your most welcoming hostess and to help make your stay in Plymouth an enjoyable experience. We look forward to meeting you and to sharing our home with you! Whitfield House offers its guests:

  • canopy beds
  • fireplaces
  • private baths
  • full breakfast
  • wireless internet
  • off street parking
  • views of the harbor
  • is within easy walking distance to most historic sites, restaurants, and shops
  • three, very friendly, cats in residence

The Blue Room - Located upstairs and at the front of the house, this spacious room welcomes you with large shuttered windows, a working fireplace, and an antique queen-sized carved fruit-wood canopy bed decorated with French lace and elegant bed pillows.

The Stenciled Room - A mirror-paned door can open from the Blue Room into the Stenciled Room where contemporary artist Carolyn Hedge has painted willow and other traditional stencil patterns upon the walls.

The Patriot's Room - is located in the new section of the house which was built in 1993; however, it was built in the period style of the original house, and has fooled many an "expert".

The Mural Room - is located down the hall from the Stenciled Room and is only used as an additional bedroom when needed by a large group.

The living room is an invitingly elegant space furnished with objects from both the China and European trades. Guests have been known to say they felt as if they had been transported into another time as they crossed the threshold of this comfortable room.

The dining room features comfortable ball-and-claw Chippendale chairs inviting you to have breakfast sitting around a reproduction inlaid walnut and satinwood table, set with Blue Willow China, silver service, Steuben Glass candlesticks and a Rose Medallion punch bowl.

The large mahogany deck is located on the east side of the house. Its feeling of privacy is guaranteed by rhododendron bushes which are over one hundred and thirty-five years old, and are almost as tall as the house.

Payment Accepted: Personal checks, Travellers checks or cash only.

Rates: (Prices quoted in US Dollars).


Breakfast included.

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