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Richard's By The Sea

5 Kinney Avenue, Old Orchard Beach, ME
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Ranked #6 of 44 Hotels in Old Orchard Beach
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Michelle O Brigham, Canada
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brigham, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My family and I simply loved this place. With such a warm welcome from hostess, Lisa, who made us feel like family. Our room was ready on time, easy check in and easy check out. The room was immaculate, plenty of space, everything you need in the kitchen and surprisingly quiet. It's a great place to stay at with kids... More 

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Woodstock, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another amazing time with my family. Lisa is so welcoming, her housekeeping staff is top shelf and we couldn't be happier. The beach is so close, town is always jumping and this place has the perfect location. Thank you so much, we'll see you next year! 💖💖💖

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend's and I have had several weekend get aways at Richard's. You're just steps away from the beach and the boardwalk. There is also lots of great restaurants and some bars, if that's your scene. The rooms were spacious enough for a few of us to stay and the kitchenette was very convenient. But the reason why we go... More 

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Woodstock, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I have been bringing my son and his two friends to Maine almost every year for the last 10 years and we always stay with Lisa. When we check in she gives the kids a squeeze and marvels at how big they are now. This is is best location for family and singles alike. Quick beach access, The Pier is... More 

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Rawdon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This is a unique place close to every thing. You feel right at home and Lisa is the most wonderful host you will find. It is close to the pier and a few steps away from the beach. It is quiet and exceptionally clean. You are close to stores and restaurants. The parking is easily accessible. We had no problem... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

Richards by the sea has become my home away from home for many years and would never stay anywhere else.You can't ask for a better place with the location,amenities and especially the service you receive from the owner Lisa.Lisa will go above and beyond to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.I can't express enough to people how... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We spent four nights in a suite: living area with table and chairs, futon, and TV; bedroom with two double beds; and kitchen (it's listed as kitchenette, but it's fully stocked with small stove and oven, so I call it a kitchen); and good sized bathroom with full tub (only amenity is soap). We were lucky to get a suite... More 

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Worcester, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

So my family and I have been coming to OOB for 4 years and have been trying to find the perfect place to stay. Each summer we leave saying we need to find a different hotel... But NOT this summer! We have found a great place for our yearly tradition. Richard's By The Sea is a quaint inn that is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I have traveled to many locations and value my vacation and relaxation due to my stressful job as a Fire Chief. Richards By the Sea and owner Lisa score a 10 in every category. Lisa is on site and truly cares that her guests have an enjoyable time. No, this is not the Ritz, but I have stayed in many... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My wife and I stayed here with our son during the last weekend in June (Fri, Sat and Sun nights) and had a great time. Lisa (owner) was very nice, answered all of our questions about the area, recommended places to see and provided us with anything we needed during the long weekend. We stayed in an exceptionally clean 2... More 

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