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Ocean House and Motel

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70 West Surf Street, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064
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Ocean House and Motel

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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in the motel area, mid June 2015. It was quite dated but VERY clean. The only drawback was no answer when I tried to call the office after hours. We had a kitchenette, small cable TV and the air conditioning worked great. Great value for $100, low key and relaxing. Lovely people, friendly staff, and the smell of... More 

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Claudia P, Front Office Manager at Ocean House and Motel, responded to this review

Thank-you for your review! We pride ourselves on our cleanliness and friendly staff. We are very happy with the newly renovated rooms we have started on. I am sorry you did not get an answer after hours, I will check into that. Phones should be answered at all times. We hope you can come back and enjoy Old Orchard Beach... More 

Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Stayed at the motel side (facing the swimming pool) mid August with my family. My daughter rented the room next to us (room 6&7) Our first time stepping into the Ocean House itself to check in felt like we stepped back in time. The interior decor looked as if it hadn't been touched since the place was built. It had... More 

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Windham, Maine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I stayed here for one night on Labor Day weekend with my girlfriend. We are locals, but decided to spend the night at the last minute of our final day to the beach for the season. Not expecting to find any vacancies in town, we were surprised to find one room left here for only $100. Aware that the vast... More 

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Natick, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Clean, simple and inexpensive. Where can you stay right on the beach, with a beautiful pool, a room with a stove top, refrigerator, microwave, toaster and fully equipped kitchen. We parked our car and never had to drive any where the whole time. Few steps and we were on the beech watching fireworks, the sunset and sun rise. Our room... More 

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Lebanon, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

The House House is a taste of the past sprinkled with present day. If you are are looking for a Hilton experience, don't bother- this is a simple, clean, close location to the Pier and ocean. If you enjoy listening to the ocean at night and the smell of fresh salt air, this place has it for a reasonable price.... More 

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Lebanon, New Hampshire, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

My family and I have visted OOB for more than 20 years. We have stayed at numerous hotels and motels until we found the Ocean House. If you are looking for views, a piece of history, I cannot recommend this motel enough. With continual renovations and rooms that have special personalities, you need to expect a taste of the past... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Room was horrible. Rust everywhere. The bathroom was full with bugs. No tv in room and cracks in walls and kold everywhere. You could find a better shower and a cleaner shower at your local ymca in the stalls. Worst hotel ever have I stayed at. I prefer waves hotel amoungst them all. Beds in the ocean house where falling... More 

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West Hartford, CT
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47 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

We stayed in a small room in the original building. As some other reviewers have noted, the hotel was once a small grand dame of summer resorts. The architecture is fascinating and the layout is wonderful: expansive parlors and sitting rooms, wonderfully shaded porches with ample shade and rocking chairs. Many guests can enjoy working on puzzles or playing board... More 

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MA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Ocean House, room 9 was situated along the pool area; as the TripAdvisor rating was pretty high so were my expectations. However, first off was the parking... very tight and hard to maneuvering leaving parking area. The room itself was of a reasonable size but in need of some upgrades. Pots & pans badly pitted, bedspreads were threadbare and the... More 

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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2011

Room 36. Very pleasant and would stay again. On the beach and clean.

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