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Down-East Village Restaurant & Motel

705 U.S. Route 1, Yarmouth, ME
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Augusta, Maine
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We rented 6 rooms for couple of nights for a snowstorm, rooms where very dirty, cold, had to shovel entrance, paint peel, bugs, mold really not good. The heat did not work well, water was hot, towels where clean.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Just stayed for an overnight. Carpet is stained, chair was stained, sheets and towels are old and shabby. The window curtain in the bathroom was ripped, thin, and barley hanging on. The light above our rooms door was blown. The linoleum in the bathroom was all pulled away from the tub and the shower curtain was missing several hooks. Very... More 

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Owner very ignorant, we asked to see the room before we booked it and he was put out by the fact. The room was clean but the beds where hard as rocks so we told him and he turned his back on us and wouldn't talk to us anymore

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
105 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Was recommended to this hotel by a motorist in a petrol filling station in Yarmouth as they knew the owners - no mention of the facilities. The units are split up over the site. On approaching my room it was noticeable that it needed a repaint. The room was adequate size with a Queen bed, an old fashion TV, a... More 

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Alton, New Hampshire
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This place is a total dump....stay away.....with outdated dirty rooms, old carpets that stink, chipping paint everywhere you look and the oldest TV I've seen in 20 years and way overpriced !!! I regret my last minute choice to stay here and not check Trip advisor first

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Bellevue, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We booked two rooms and got the last they had, on the parking lot. I wonder if they are in the process of remodeling, as our room was in poor condition--torn screens on windows, broken tile in shower, cobwebs on lamps, cracks in flooring. The other room had an updated bathroom. Both had entry doors badly in need of paint,... More 

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Charlottetown, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We stayed here for one night while on a road trip and were pleasantly surprised by it. While it is very rustic and a bit rough around the edges, we really enjoyed it and would stay here again. The motel is quite dated and the outside could use some TLC, but our room was very clean and comfortable. The area... More 

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Spent an overnight here while going to a wedding in Yarmouth. The couple that runs this motel are very nice and helpful. We booked a room with a queen bed for a much more reasonable price than other chain hotels in the area. The motel looks dated (think mid 80s), BUT it is CLEAN and has the essentials. There was... More 

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Yarmouth, Maine
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is a small homey cottage-atmosphere motel, centrally located to many interesting sites in the area, including Portland, Freeport and Brunswick. While the restaurant is closed for now, there are a wide variety of restaurants for all tastes. Conveniently located off 295 on Route 1, one is only ten minutes from Freeport (L.L. Bean), to the north; 20 minutes from... More 

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West Brookfield, Massachusetts
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

By looking at this motel, you would think it is average at best. I was pleasantly surprised. The room was very clean. The room was large and the bed was comfortable. There was even a place for me to do my work. I would come again.

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