The Chatham Bars Inn

Voted #1 BEST WATERFRONT HOTEL in the USA TODAY 2022 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Awards and
BEST HOTEL in the 2022 Cape Cod Times “Cape Cod’s Best” Awards!

A block of rooms have been reserved for the NSA attendees at discounted rates. Rooms at the group rate are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The Chatham Bars Inn has extended the group rate 3 days pre- and 3 days post-meeting, based on availability, if you would like to extend your stay. The cut-off date to reserve rooms at the group rate is Monday, April 17, 2023. 

Please note: A one night's deposit is required at the time of booking. Seven (7) days prior to arrival, the remaining room balance is charged. Reservations may be canceled up to thirty (30) days prior to arrival less a $25.00 cancellation fee. For cancellations received within twenty-nine (29) days of arrival, deposits are non-refundable. 


To make reservations online, click here or call the reservations office at (800) 527-4884 Monday – Friday 8:30AM to 6PM, Saturday & Sunday 9AM to 5PM and note that you are with the Neurosurgical Society of America room block. 

Getting to Cape Cod

Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, MA and T.F. Green Airport in Providence, RI (PVD) are within approximately 65 miles to Cape Cod. There is also a small regional airport that flies directly into Cape Cod, Cape Cod Gateway Airport in Hyannis, MA (HYA). 

We highly recommend renting a car and driving to Cape Cod. Parking is complimentary onsite at the hotel. 
However, there are alternative options such as trains, buses and ferries. Learn more about alternate transportation here.

Best times to drive to the Cape:

  • Sunday through Thursday
  • Fridays before 2 p.m. or after 9 p.m.
  • Saturdays before 8 a.m. or after 2 p.m.

Best times to leave the Cape

  • Monday – Friday 
  • Saturdays after 2 p.m.
  • Sundays before 1 p.m. or after 9 p.m.

Travel times to avoid in peak season:
Arriving: Fridays 2 to 9 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Departing: Sundays or Monday holidays from 1 to 9 p.m.

Additional Travel Tips from People who Live on The Cape

Getting to The Chatham Bars Inn

The Chatham Bars Inn is approximately 100 miles from both Logan International (BOS) and T.F. Green (PVD), about 2 hours by car and 20 miles from Cape Cod Gateway (HYA), about 20 minutes by car.

Shuttle & Private Transportation

Cape Destinations offers shuttle transportation, as well as Private Sedans and SUV’s to/from all of the above listed airports. Reservations are required.

Visit the link above to request transportation or call 508-432-3400.

Car Rental

The Chatham Bars Inn uses Enterprise as their preferred car rental service, with locations at Boston Logan & Providence Airports. For rental car reservations, please visit Enterprise at

Dress Code & Climate

The dress code for the meeting is resort casual with the gala reception and dinner on Tuesday night being black-tie optional. The average weather in June in Cape Cod has a daily high temperature around 72°F and lows around 57°F. 


The Chatham Bars Inn uses the Summer Sitters for all of their childcare needs. Please use the provided link for more information.

Contact — Summer Sitters

Social Activities

Information regarding social activities for registrants and their guests is on the NSA website located under the Quick Links tab on the right side of the webpage. Deadline for social activities registration is May 15, 2023.