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Ocean Gate Resort

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   70 Ocean Gate Road, Southport Island, Southport, Southport Island, ME 04538
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Southport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bradenton, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend Ocean Gate Resort to any families looking for a family friendly resort. Wonderful location and terrific service! Great Breakfast included! Knowledgable and friendly staff. Heated pool, putt-putt golf course, fitness and laundry facilities, canoes and kayaks.This was our 3rd visit and just like wine, Ocean Gate has improved with age!

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boston ma
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a long weekend at the Ocean Gate with another couple. Could not have been more pleased. Our room had the best view, and the bed and linens were very comfy. We enjoyed meeting Cheryl, the owner and chatting with her husband Bernie every morning at breakfast. They gave many trips about the area, sightseeing, and shared their wonderful stories.... More

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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time at Ocean Gate Resort and staying in the Boothbay Area. We met owners Bernie and his wife Cheryl--they were both delightful, especially Cheryl! She had excellent travel tips off the beaten path and best known to locals--spots such as the Botanical Garden--spectacular! As you read online, going to South Port over the bridge is definately... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed last September whilst my daughter was on an international student work experience program working on the front desk in this hotel. I arrive two days before she finished work here and all I can say is what a superb place this is. Eventhough the weather was not great you could not wish for a better experience - the... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time at Ocean Gate last weekend with husband and another couple (though it is perfect for families with young kids and is pet friendly). Could not be more pleased! Beautiful sunsets from our room! Breakfast was nice - not just muffins but scrambled eggs, oatmeal or pancakes, HOT coffee (which I love) - then it was off on the... More

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Exton, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Needing a stopover night till we checked into our Bar Harbor timeshare, I took a gamble on a Google search and booked an online one night stay at the Ocean Gate resort in Southport, ME, which adjoins the better known town of Boothbay Harbor on the mid-coast. I now have one huge regret-that we didn't have a WEEK to stay... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Glorious views from everywhere. Frank was a gem - from reservation to check out. Staff were getting the place ready for the season but were still always available. Have been there before and appreciate the upgraded bathrooms and bed linens. Love the remote feel of the location. Will be back.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

My Mom and I are very adventurous road trip travelers. We have always wanted to go to Maine and finally was able to go during our very magical getaway, May 12th-15th 2014. We still talk about how lucky and blessed we were to stumble across Ocean Gate Resort. We ultimately made our decision to stay there based on the reviews... More

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Quincy, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We completely enjoyed our stay at Ocean Gate! The room was clean, well-equipped and comfortable with a spectacular view. The two gentlemen in the breakfast room were gems: Bernie, the Florida native, was very helpful with local info and suggestions and Simon, the young man from Croatia who did the cooking and serving, was a pleasure to talk with and... More

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Bordentown, New Jersey
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

So much more than we ever expected. Although the Ocean Gate Resort is older, the owners & management have taken great care in both renovating the resort and making sure that all your needs are met. A pleasant surprise was that breakfast was included. This was no ordinary breakfast as it was made to order by the general manager and... More

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Address: 70 Ocean Gate Road, Southport Island, Southport, Southport Island, ME 04538
Location: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Southport Island > Southport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ocean Gate Resort 2.5*
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Also Known As:
Ocean Gate Hotel Southport
Ocean Gate Boothbay Harbor
Ocean Gate Resort Maine/Southport

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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
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Ocean Gate Resort is a 45-acre oceanfront resort surrounded on 3 sides by tidal inlet and less than 3 miles from Boothbay Harbor. The nine buildings are nestled among the majestic pines and perched on the rocky coast line of Maine. All rooms include a full breakfast, refrigerator, coffee maker, A/C, cable TV. On-site free amenities include a heated pool, canoes, kayaks, fitness room, mini-golf course, tennis and basketball court, playground, and stocked fishing pond. ... more   less 
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