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Fireside Inn & Suites Ocean's Edge

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   159 Searsport Avenue, Route 1, Belfast, ME 04915 (Formerly Comfort Inn Ocean's Edge)
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Ranked #2 of 7 Hotels in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My husband and I stay here whenever we are in Maine. Service and staff are the best! Food is great! We have come here for 10 years and we have never been disappointed! The staff is always courteous, and helpful!

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Barry_Asalone, General Manager at Fireside Inn & Suites Ocean's Edge, responded to this review

Thank you for being such a loyal guest. Ten years? That's as long as I have been here. Thank you for taking the time to write about the facilities and the staff. As you have seen, Cathy and Sara at the front desk have been here for ten years, too. We love to see people return each year. Thank you... More 

Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We were here for a wedding nearby and this was one of the hotels that was recommended. The room was clean and quiet (3rd fl),the front desk was friendly and helpful. The breakfast that was included had all the regular buffet breakfast items. 24 hr coffee,tea in lobby. Rooms had individual Keurig coffee machines. We were invited to a private... More 

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Barry_Asalone, General Manager at Fireside Inn & Suites Ocean's Edge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and thank you for writing a review. Thank you for your kind words. It was a challenge with four weddings this weekend, and the different shuttle arrangements, departure brunch, etc. It helps that everyone was here to have a good time and to enjoy the celebration of young people getting married. It made our... More 

London, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights with my husband while on a tour of Maine. Wonderful views and great rooms. Highly recommended! The rooms are very clean and really nice place to relax. Grounds are wonderful for an evening stroll. Nice walk out the back takes you right down to the Ocean with really great views.

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Barry_Asalone, General Manager at Fireside Inn & Suites Ocean's Edge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I have seen the itinerary for some of the motorcoach tours, and they often don't leave much available time. I'm glad that you had time to enjoy the facilities here; the view, the room, a nice walk to the water, dinner in the restaurant, etc. Thank you for taking the... More 

Brookline, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We made a last minute trip and got one of the last rooms here, on a very busy Labor Day weekend. While we planned on staying around Camden, Belfast turned out to be much better than expected. Our first floor room opened out to a beautiful grass field that sloped down to a small secluded beach, and had excellent water... More 

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Barry_Asalone, General Manager at Fireside Inn & Suites Ocean's Edge, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review. It was amazingly detailed. It was great to read that we solved the room issue immediately, and you were very happy with the result. I am fortunate to have a staff that really cares about a guest's experience and does what they can to enhance that experience. I hope that you have the opportunity... More 

Portland, Maine
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My husband found this hotel on the internet when searching for a hotel in Belfast. The reviewed were good, so he chose it. Everything was great. Amy greeted us at the desk, answered questions about the area, and handed us whoopie pies as a welcome gift. Our room had a private balcony (I think they all do!), looking directly at... More 

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Barry_Asalone, General Manager at Fireside Inn & Suites Ocean's Edge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying and thank you for your review. I like to hear that people found us through Tripadvisor. We try do do everything possible to make sure our guests have a good time here. I'm glad that you enjoyed the accommodations, the restaurant and the property overall. Thank you too, for your comments about Amy. I will pass... More 

Burlington, Connecticut
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48 reviews 48 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

First of all, we did not plan on staying here, but they are still advertised as a Comfort Inn, the Maine Visitors Center told us that it is a Comfort Inn, and when I called the number on the Comfort Inn brochure that I was given by the Visitor's Center and asked if it is the Comfort Inn, I was... More 

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Barry_Asalone, General Manager at Fireside Inn & Suites Ocean's Edge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We certainly don’t want to mislead anyone into thinking that we are a Comfort Inn. We are proud to say that we have been a Fireside Inn & Suites since January 1, 2014. When people call and ask, “Is this the Comfort Inn?” We respond that we were the Comfort Inn until January 1. We... More 

uptowngirl504
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The hotel has a fabulous view of the bay. You can see the town of Belfast from our room. It was so quiet at night, and the star gazing was a treat. That balcony view alone was the worth the stay. The staff is exceptionally friendly, and offer you Whoopie Pies upon check-in. The rooms were dated, but clean, and... More 

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Barry_Asalone, General Manager at Fireside Inn & Suites Ocean's Edge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you enjoyed the staff, the accommodations and the view. The day time view of the water is so nice, that I forget that night time brings excellent star gazing. Thank you for pointing that out. We hope to serve you again soon. Sincerely, Barry Asalone General Manager More 

Schenectady, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We arrived on a Thursday and we were greeted by the front desk clerk Amy who was very friendly and personable. When we got to our room we had a great view of the bay and was very pleased. Over the next few days we traveled all around Maine and when we were dead tired and headed back to the... More 

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Barry_Asalone, General Manager at Fireside Inn & Suites Ocean's Edge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Thank you especially for your comments about Charlotte and Amy at the desk. I count myself as fortunate that I have had the opportunity to work with people who really care about a guest's experience, not only on our property, but in Maine in general. We live in a physically beautiful state with very friendly... More 

Macomb, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Five of us spent (3) nights here in the Presidential Suite while attending a wedding. We had a total of (7) rooms in our group of Wedding Guests. We were impressed the moment we walked into the lobby. Very small townish, but professional. The room was ready.. The room was clean, neat, well laid out and roomy. It was quiet... More 

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Barry_Asalone, General Manager at Fireside Inn & Suites Ocean's Edge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It's hard not to like that suite, with the view from your 3rd floor balcony, and the 4 person hot tub. However, I was glad to see that you were impressed with the rest of the property, the food, and the staff. It was great to have your wedding group with us. Please don't wait... More 

Topsham, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

There was a shade on the door to the balcony which was broken and dirty with old cigarette smoke along with the fire alarm all yellowed and dingy. I was hoping this would be great. I will look for a different place next time.

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Barry_Asalone, General Manager at Fireside Inn & Suites Ocean's Edge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and writing a review. I am sorry that you didn't find your room as clean as the majority of our guests have, and I am sorry about the broken blind. Occasionally, the doors that open on to our decks get caught by the wind off the water, and it reeks havoc on the mini... More 

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Address: 159 Searsport Avenue, Route 1, Belfast, ME 04915 (Formerly Comfort Inn Ocean's Edge)
Location: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Belfast
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Fireside Inn & Suites Ocean's Edge 3*
Number of rooms: 83
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Also Known As:
Comfort Inn Ocean`s Edge Hotel Belfast
Comfort Inn Belfast
Belfast Comfort Inn
Fireside Inn & Suites Ocean's Edge Belfast, Maine

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