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Sunset Beach

727 Ocean Point Road, Route 96 East, East Boothbay, ME 04544 (Formerly Smugglers Cove Inn)
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Yes it does need some updating, but the location can't be beat. We stayed for three nights in July. The staff, and the location were great. Pillows are extremely comfortable. Perfect location. If you're looking for 5 star hotel, keep looking. But this place has so much charm! Can't wait to visit again! View from our room.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You are certainly not getting what you pay for here. The view is nice, but it's a dime a dozen in the area. Customer service was nonexistent with an office containing the only coffee maker and microwave, but is only open when someone feels like showing up (supposed to be 8 to 8 but was often locked during that time).... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here during the July 4th weekend using a Groupon. Sunset Beach is on a cove on Linkin Bay ,10 minutes from Boothbay Harbour. The views of the Bay are terrific and there is a small sandy beach. Dan, not a hotel employee, rents kayaks and small sailboats at very reasonable rates, and he is a wealth of knowledge... More 

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place was nowhere as advertised. The office closed early. No heated pool. The tv outdated . The place looked like an ordinary apartment. The view of the ocean was the only good thing about the place. There was no cleaning done in our room the next day. I had to get my own towels.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is almost at the end of a peninsula but the location on the bay is fantastic. Our room was right over the water and perfectly situated for a d unset view. The room was large and the bed reasonably comfortable. Overall the resort seemed to need a bit of TLC. There were very limited parking spaces and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This motel is located right on a cove with beautiful scenery and of course the beautiful sunsets. It is only a 10 minute drive from the center of Boothbay Harbor and so pleasant to be away from the center. A few more minutes down the road past the motel there is a ride right along the waters edge and plenty... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Booked a room through Hotels.com only to be told on arrive that they did not have a room available. Instead of a room by the sea I spent the night on the phone arranging a refund through Hotels.com. They were absolutely indifferent to the huge inconvenience they had caused. Stay Away.

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East Hampstead, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Yes it does need some updating but the price and the location can't be beat. We stayed for three nights in July and we're coming back for 4 nights in July 2015. I can't wait. The staff, the location was great. If you're looking for 5 star hotel, keep looking. But this place has so much charm! Can't wait to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We came here for a short getaway weekend from New York City and fell in love with this place! The resort is charming, with balconies that extend over the water and an attentive and friendly staff. We spent the days exploring the surrounding area and the nights watching satellites pass overhead from our balcony. If you are looking for a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This was a groupon purchase and for the price we paid, it was worth it. The people at the front desk were very nice during our 2 night stay. The views are great! We stayed in the Pier room which is practically on the water. Now the reason I gave this an average rating is because of a few things... More 

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