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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2009
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2009

Took advice from Trip advisor and booked this for a nights stay on our tour of NEw england. Can't fault the staff who were exceedingly helpful and friendly and breakfast was ok, ample but not very exciting. Our room was an overlook suite on the 2nd floor and had a fabulous view over the water. Easy to park right by... More 

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OceanGate, Owner at Ocean Gate Resort, responded to this review

As always, we appreciate our guests that take the time to comment on their stay with us. After some of the more recent glowing comments and our rise through the rankings, we were beginning to think that we were something pretty special. Thanks for keeping us in line! When we get knocked down a notch, it’s disheartening but makes us... More 

Southern Maine
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2009

If you are looking for a posh, luxurious or trendy Maine Experience (and we weren't), you should look elsewhere. The Ocean Gate offers clean, comfortable, family friendly lodging in a natural and rustic setting. As stated in the previous review, the buildings are set into the Maine coastline and are surrounded by the native trees and flowers and the large... More 

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Tolerant City USA
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2009

On our second visit, we love this resort yet again. What is not to like? The staff are resourceful and responsive. The amenities are fine for those seeking a Maine restfulness with a beautiful, timeless view. We have nothing but praise for this well-run, established inn.

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Raymond, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2009

We just returned from Ocean Gate Resort for our second time in 3 months. Our first visit in May was so wonderful that when we had an opportunity to return to the Boothbay area this summer we did not hesitate to make a reservation at Ocean Gate. We were curious to see how our August experience would compare to our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2009

Ocean Gate Resort, near Boothbay Harbor, Maine, is almost a total opposite to the Maine coastal resorts we have visited in recent years. There is no four or five story building that resembles a hotel, no large asphalted area devoted to parking, no terrain from which all the pre-construction trees have been removed. Instead, Ocean Gate has six widely dispersed... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2009

Place is definately "campy" and overpriced by approx. 25% compared to other options that we later discovered in the area. The kids didn't mind since there's a pool, mini-golf, okay breakfast, and some nice views of the "lobstah boats". The management needs to sterilize the rooms. My recommendation is for the GM to go into EVERY room and look at... More 

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OceanGate, Owner at Ocean Gate Resort, responded to this review

Although we appreciate candid feedback from our guests, we find it even more productive and satisfying for everyone when guests communicate any concerns with us during their stay so that we can make a concerted effort to correct any problems. It appears as if we were not given the opportunity in this case. This is especially unfortunate since I'm confident... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2009

Stayed here for 3 nights over the July 4th holiday in the cedar building. Recently remodeled room that was very nice, very spacious, comfortable beds and entrancing view from the lovely porch. Grounds are beautiful, set in the woods with a wonderful view of the harbor. Breakfast was ample and tasty (especially for the price - free!). Would definitely return.... More 

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Cincinnati, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2009

We were in Boston for a wedding and wanted to spent some time in Maine. I researched several places and picked Ocean Gate. It's on Southport Island so you are out of Boothbay but still close enough to get town for dinner and shopping. We took advatange of the stay 4 days for the cost of 3 and it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2009

A beautiful secluded resort just 2 miles from the bustling harbor! Affordable. The complimentary breakfast is by far the most generous I've experienced. See ships in the bay outside your window!

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10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2009

We stayed for 2 nights at the end of June and while the weather wasn't great, the resort more than made up for it. Frank, the owner/manager and the rest of his staff, were accessible, very accommodating, helpful and attentive. Our room faced the waterfront with a private balcony and had been recently renovated. Everything appeared new - paint, carpeting,... 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*
Number of rooms: 65
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Also Known As:
Ocean Gate Hotel Southport
Ocean Gate Boothbay Harbor
Ocean Gate Resort Maine/Southport

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