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Ship Ahoy Motel

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Southport, Route 238, Southport, Southport Island, ME 04569
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Ship Ahoy Motel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Clean and comfortable rooms. Loads of hot water in the shower. Amazing views. Coffee shop was good value for money. Great place for a short stay. We stayed in the main hotel which suited our overnight needs.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The motel was tidy and pleasant enough for a short stay. The rooms need updating but you can't beat the value or the view. Breathtaking. The grounds are kept up and the outdoor pool was clean and inviting.

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This motel is dirty. They don't adequately vacuum the rooms. There are dead bugs by the doors. The rooms are outdated. The owner is NOT friendly. Sure there nice views, but the price reflects what you get. The beds are horrible - likely the same beds when they first opened their doors. There are plenty of other hotels/motels in the... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The views from the room were amazing. The motel was great value for money. The rooms were clean and comfortable. It was a perfect place for an overnight stop. The breakfast room was good value too, everything cost a dollar.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

As others have said, it is almost absurdly inexpensive, and clean, friendly, local, comfortable and a timewarp back to the 60's (at least for the $49 rooms in the older main motel). Just what we were looking for, no complaints! Bring your own toiletries, they only provide inexpensive bars of soap. Bed a bit hard, but still slept well -... More 

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Syracuse, New York, United States
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74 reviews 74 reviews
11 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

There should be a "Fair" category in the ratings continuum, because this motor court motel is neither average nor is it poor. It is an old, no-frills place that is inexpensive and right on the bay with very pleasant views. The rooms are very clean and the staff does an excellent job of keeping them that way. But, there is... More 

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adirondacks
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I would not advise anyone to stay here. Rates are reasonable for area. Views are great but the entire place is rundown. Our room was dirty.....hair in bathroom and on bed blanket. Awful stains on the side of box springs. Dead flies in the track of the sliding door, which wouldn't close all the way. Under the bed had not... More 

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Irving, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Located directly on the water and south of Booth Bay Harbor it is a very good find. We thought the rooms dated but quite comfortable and a real bargain price. Friendly staff and low priced continental style breakfast at the cafe. We will use this motel again on future trips.

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Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The setting of this motel was wonderful. The older part of the hotel was clean but in definite need of updating. The price, however, was very reasonable and made the stay acceptable, especially as we came into the area without reservations. We needed no other evening activities other than sitting on the dock in front of the motel. We were... More 

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Scotia, New York
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76 reviews 76 reviews
5 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Just returned from another wonderful 9 day stay. Owner Jim, along with Lorraine, Brenda and Scott, took great care of us. Weather was cool, but the Boothbay views from our 2nd floor room with a spacious balcony provided serenity and a scene not to be equaled. They are gearing up for the "on season" which will be commencing soon.

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Additional Information about Ship Ahoy Motel

Address: Southport, Route 238, Southport, Southport Island, ME 04569
Location: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Southport Island > Southport
Number of rooms: 54
Also Known As:
Ship Ahoy Hotel Southport
Ship Ahoy Motel Maine/Southport

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