by Courtney Elko
This expansive beachfront property features two hotels and several vacation rental properties. The 3-acre property sits on both sides of the street and all guests are welcome to use all the facilities and amenities while the hotel is open from April to October.
Families will love being steps away from the beach and ocean, as well as two outdoor and one indoor pool and a large game room. The guestrooms feature fully equipped kitchens and the multi-bedroom vacation rentals are ideal for larger families or groups. Ideally located on the beach and only a short walk, bike ride or drive away from numerous restaurants, families will love staying at the Corsair and Cross Rip while on a Cape Cod family vacation.
Our Editor Loves
- Indoor and outdoor pools
- Game room
- Family Room 5+
- Free Breakfast
- Free Wi-Fi
- Game Room
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All of the guestrooms include a DVD player, refrigerator and small table and a bathtub in the bathrooms. Cribs and rollaway beds are available, as well. For two children, there is no additional fee for children 14 years old and younger, so the first two kids stay free.
The guestrooms at the Corsair feature queen beds and a sleeper sofa. The kitchenette includes an oven, stove, full refrigerator, microwave, sink and a table for four. The guestrooms also feature a balcony or patio that overlooks the outdoor pool. A Jacuzzi tub can also be found in some of the Corsair rooms.
The 22 guestrooms are in a U-shape around an outdoor pool area. The guestrooms feature queen beds, a sleeper sofa, full kitchen with an oven, stove, full refrigerator, microwave, sink and a table for four. A patio or balcony area overlooks the outdoor pool or beach.
There are four vacation rentals on the property, once of which is waterfront and overlooks the beach and ocean. Each of the properties are three to four bedrooms, have a minimum of two and half bathrooms and include full kitchens. Some of them also feature a fireplace, large deck area, and large dining table. They can sleep up to 10 people.
The vacation rentals often book a year in advance and returning guests have priority each year. So plan far in advance if your family is interested in booking one of the vacation rentals. There is no housekeeping at the rental properties and most rentals run Sunday to Sunday.
Nice place to stay-quiet and clean. Loved the jacuzzi tub!! Close to a lot of places of interest and loved being right on the ocean. There were chairs out so didn't have to lug anything to the beach which was great. -would return there again!
Clean, big rooms! Friendly staff! Right on the water. We are renting the house next month. Looking forward to next summer - it will be our 17th summer at the Corsair!! This location is near restaurants, ice cream, fun things to do! The rooms are very clean. They offer two outdoor pools, an indoor pool, a game room - lot's to do right at the resort!
There are two outdoor pools on the property, both overlooking the beach and ocean. One pool is located at the Corsair and the other at the Cross Rip. Several lounge chairs and tables and chairs surround each pool. The Cross Rip pool also features a grassy lawn area with lounge chairs, along with stairs down to the beach. Whirlpools can also be found at the outdoor pools, and pool towels are provided.
The indoor pool, with a depth of about 3 to 8 feet, is also surrounded by lounge chairs, and pool towels are provided. The indoor pool is situated on the opposite side of the property, away from the beach.
The long sandy private beach extends from each end of the property. The beach overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and the staff is happy to set up any beach chairs or umbrellas for guests at no charge. Beach towels are provided. There are several points of beach access, two of which are at the outdoor pools. There are outdoor showers or rinse areas by the beach, as well, to rinse away any extra sand.
Indoor Game Room
The large, second floor game room overlooks the indoor pool area. Families will find air hockey, foosball, Ping-Pong and a couch and television in the indoor area.
Outdoor Recreation Area
Families will love to play shuffleboard, Bocci ball and other lawn games near the indoor pool and game room. Playground equipment and a few BBQ grills can also be found at this outdoor area.
A complimentary deluxe continental breakfast is available to all guests in the shoulder season from 8 to 10 a.m. Families can enjoy things like cereal, hardboiled eggs, yogurt, fruit, muffins and bagels in the breakfast room located off the lobby in the Corsair building. Breakfast is not available during the busy season of July and August. But complimentary coffee and tea can be found in the lobby throughout the day during any season.
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All About the Extras
Free Wi-Fi is available to all guests throughout the property.
An extensive amount of DVDs can be found in the lobby, as well as in some guestrooms for entertainment. Each guestroom features a DVD player and the DVD library is free to use.
Bottled water, soda and ice cream is available for purchase in the lobby.
Large free parking lots are available for each building and there are parking areas next to each vacation rental.
The Art of Smart Timing
This seasonal hotel is open from April to October, with its busiest season during July and August. During the shoulder season in the spring and fall, the property often hosts weddings. Weddings are not hosted during July and August.
The Corsair and Cross Rip is located in the town of Dennisport on Cape Cod and is situated on the waterfront. It is located about 30 minutes from Hyannis and about an hour to Provincetown. It is almost two hours to Logan International Airport in Boston.
Families will find it easy to walk or bike to the beach, pools or local restaurants. But a vehicle is needed to explore further outside of the hotel property or to travel to several other nearby restaurants.