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Ocean Gate Resort

Certificate of Excellence
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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Connecticut
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191 reviews 191 reviews
23 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really cannot say enough good things about this resort. You really must try this place to see how peaceful and relaxing it is. My family spent our nineteenth year last August at Ocean Gate, a quiet oasis, 'far from the madding crowd'. Frank, the owner-manager and everyone on the staff is cheerful and helpful, you feel welcomed from the... More 

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Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We have enjoyed coming to Maine and particularly Ocean Gate and have made our reservation for this summer. We bring our 2 little schnauzers and stay in one of the apartments that overlook a serene waterway. One of the best things is that we can go to Robinson's Wharf in Southport and purchase fresh steamed lobsters and halibut and eat... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at Oceangate 20 years ago, and recently decided to return. New owners have a real pride in the place and it shows. Our room was very nicely appointed. Small bathroom, but adequate. The views are incredible....you could sit for hours just enjoying the scenery....and we did! Included breakfast is very nice and lots of choices.... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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80 reviews 80 reviews
40 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for a couple of nights a week before the resort was closing for the season. There were not too many other people staying which made it nice and quiet. In addition, the resorts sets back off the main road which also makes for a quiet stay. Our room had a great view of the... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at Ocean Gate last weekend. The view from our balcony and the comfort of the beds were both amazing! The hotel staff were all very accommodating and pleasant. Breakfast had many options. I didn't think it was over the top luxury but it felt nice. The internet didn't really work in our room and the... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The staff at the ocean gate were outstanding. They responded promptly to all requests and were really friendly. The room was large with a nice water view but very dark. The resort has lots of included amenities. We played mini golf, ping pong, kayaked and enjoyed the hot tub. Breakfast is a standard buffet but food was all very well... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Visited in mid October, great view of water. Resort was very nice. Had no issues. Best free breakfast I've ever had. Staff was very friendly gave great recommendations on what to do while visiting. Place was clean and comfortable. Very scenic.

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Trumbull
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83 reviews 83 reviews
18 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We are driving away from our terrific 2 night stay & are already planning a return trip, hopefully in June! We had stumbled upon Ocean Gate while in the area in September and we're delighted they still had an opening for the following month! Our room in the Cedar building was spacious, clean, had an amazing view, and we slept... More 

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Sacramento, CA
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55 reviews 55 reviews
21 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Wow what a beautiful setting! We loved the grounds, but the room…..meh. The musty smell is pretty overpowering, although the room appeared to be very clean. Not sure what it was but it was actually a bit hard to sleep with it. We were sitting out on our deck watching the sunset, and it started to rain and the rain... More 

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OceanGate, General Manager at Ocean Gate Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. I'm certainly happy to hear that you enjoyed the spectacular views and our full, hot breakfast buffet. I think the especially damp period in which you visited with the rain resulted in the mustiness as it was noted by another guest during that same period. We look forward to having you back to enjoy some sunshine!... More 

Galway, New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Our balcony looked out over the little dock where one could go out on a canoe or kayak to explore the surrounding coastline. Very peaceful with a beautiful view of the water. A buffet style breakfast was included in the room rate and there was plenty to choose from. Really lovely landscaping and great service. Much to explore in the... More 

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OceanGate, General Manager at Ocean Gate Resort, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the glowing review of your recent visit with us. We certainly appreciate the positive feedback and look forward to your return! Frank Gaynor General Manager More 

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