Smith Cottage is located on Bar Neck Road and is within walking distance to MBL. Smith Cottage is a traditional summer Cape Cod cottage with views of Woods Hole Harbor, Penzance Point, and Naushon Island.  It is spacious and airy and provides comfortable accommodations along with a large grassy lawn to sit and enjoy the views of the harbor. Smith house is within walking distance to Stoney Beach, Labs, Library, Cafes and Restaurants.

What to Expect:

Capacity: 5 (family housing only)

Features: full kitchen, washer, dryer, sun porch, living room, dining room, 3 bedrooms, telephone, off-street parking for 2 cars

MBL apartments and houses provide microwave ovens, dishes, pots, pans, silverware, bed linens, blankets, pillows, and towels. All beds are single beds. Cots and cribs are available on a limited first-come, first-served basis. Crib-sized sheets and blankets are not available. Daily linen service is not available.

A credit card operated laundry facility is available in the basement of the apartment building and a vacuum cleaner is located in the first floor hallway. Smith Cottage and Crane House also have a washer and dryer. 

When departing:

Apartments and houses should be cleaned and left in good condition. Occupants must depart on schedule. Check-out time is 10:00 AM on the date of departure. Please abide by the check-out time as new clients are waiting to check in.

If you should find it necessary to check out after 10:00 AM, it is important to contact the Housing Office for approval and/or additional charges.

Before checking out, please:

  • Clean kitchen, refrigerator, stove, and bathroom.
  • Empty trash in the appropriate dumpster.
  • Return keys to the Swope front desk.

MBL is not responsible for personal property left behind.