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Briarcliffe Motel

203 Route 6A, P.O. Box 171, Dennis, MA 02638
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mansfield, Massachusetts
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We were there on the 4th of July for three nights as an overflow place where friends rented a house close by. We literally slept, showered and were out, so we spent little time actually in the room/on the premises. It's dated and had a mildew smell that was rectified with 5 minuets of fresh air. That being said, the... More 

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stayed here as kind of an "overflow" to one of the beach houses on shore drive. We "just" slept there and spent the day at the beach. for that I would say the hotel is barley adequate. The staf was polite and friendly. It was clean, tiny, and the A/C worked quite nicely. But the bathroom is absurd. Okay,... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Briarcliffe is a small motel with a super friendly staff and owners. I've had to arrive at some pretty odd times and they have always accomodated me. They have also accomodated parking in their lot with a truck and motorcycle on a trailer. While this may not seem like a big deal, their lot size is small so parking spaces... More 

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kbjw3k, Owner at Briarcliffe Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Tom! We are always grateful for the kind words. Someday when we have built some capital, we will be able to afford some great upgrades! Can't wait! More 

Delray Beach
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

We booked our room several months ago, I had requested early check in, they said they would save my room for us, which as it turned out, there were hardly anyone there. They knew we were arriving & said they shampooed rug & hopefully it was dry now. Room was so runned down, I have terrible allergies so I had... More 

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kbjw3k, Owner at Briarcliffe Motel, responded to this review

It is disappointing that this guest was not satisfied with their stay at the Briarcliffe. We were surprised that the reviewer was put off by our cleaning efforts when shampooing the rug and tending to the bi-weekly landscaping needs that occur in the summer months. At the Briarcliffe, we attempt to do the landscaping in short 1 to 2 hour... More 

Saddle River, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Briarcliffe Motel was recommended to our family by friends(also from Jersey) who stayed there last summer. We enjoyed our recent stay largely due to the motel's great location near fantastic beaches (Corporation and Mayflower) and the wonderful people who run the motel. They went out of their way to meet our needs and enjoy this quiet and quaint part of... More 

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kbjw3k, Owner at Briarcliffe Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Jean! Location, location, location! We hope to see you again soon. :) More 

Storrs, Connecticut
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I recently stayed at the Briarcliffe motel on route 6A in Dennis, MA. The hotel owners were more than accommodating and helped my family and I find great local restaurants and attractions. The Briarcliffe is an older hotel, but the rooms are clean and a good value for the proximity to the outstanding Dennis beaches. Nice pool for a dip... More 

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rhode island
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

went there just this week , omg!!! omg!!!, it was terrible,the smell of mold , was terrible open windows put on old air conditioner, it was so loud,rug was really crappy wallpaper coming of in bathroom, stuck with tacts ,, the pillow was so flat ,, some other people i knew who were going to the same party as us,... More 

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kbjw3k, Owner at Briarcliffe Motel, responded to this review

We take the feedback seriously that is given to us by our guests. Constructive feedback gets our attention while feedback based upon embellishments and perceptions do not. More 

Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We've been vacationing in this area for many years, renting a cottage. This year we decided to rent at the Briarcliff instead. First, the positive: the owners are friendly, the pool is clean and has decent patio furniture. There is free coffee in the morning at the reception..On the negative side, the rooms are old and dated. The room was... More 

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kbjw3k, Owner at Briarcliffe Motel, responded to this review

This guest was correct. Purchasing and maintaining a seasonal motel during the past several years has been a capitol buster. Hopefully, someday we will be able to make the changes that this guest recommends. Thank you for your feedback. More 

Leominster, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Just spent two nights at the Briarcliffe and loved it! My family had spent the week in a vacation home in Dennis with no air conditioning and the heat was horrible. My husband and I needed a place to stay in order to attend a wedding on the Cape on Saturday. I called and talked to Ken and he was... More 

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kbjw3k, Owner at Briarcliffe Motel, responded to this review

I am glad we could help Rosemary! Thanks for your kind words..... much appreciated! More 

Carver, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We recently stay at the Briarcliffe for the weekend visiting family on the Cape. The rooms are perfect for a weekend of exploring! Set back off the street, but close to all the action! The rooms are a perfect place to lay a weary head after a long fun day on the Cape! If you want to spend a ton... More 

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kbjw3k, Owner at Briarcliffe Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Y'all! The pool is something we could never deny a four years old! :) More 

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