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Sea Shell Motel

45 Chase Ave., Dennis Port, MA 02639
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Plainville, Connecticut
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

We had a 2nd floor room with oceanfront balcony. Amazing pet friendly too. Room was clean and comfy. Beach right out the door. Dogs not allowed on beach summer but plenty places to walk him in area. Staff was friendly and helpful. no pool onsite but we were able to use pool next door that was really nice. Restaurants nearby.... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

Pet friendly is not always easy to find oceanfront. While I travel with my emotional support animal, I tend to not take advantage of that and stay rather low key. Check in was quite easy. The room was clean and indeed ocean front. The private stretch of beach is rather small, but it certainly allowed for good people watching! I... More 

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Branford, Connecticut
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Spent a long weekend this past week and have nothing but good to say. A cozy, almost bed and breakfast atmosphere with uniquely decorated rooms. We did not have an ocean front room but still had water views. Very quiet and peaceful at night great. They have a great little area for a nice glass of wine at night overlooking... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

We recently stayed at this motel, and loved it. The staff were very sweet, the room was spacious, and clean. We arrived late in the evening, and went out on the beach to see the moon glistening off the water, and stood there talking until after 3:30 in the morning, with the warm water splahing our feet. The beds were... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The motel is quite dated but the location is great and sits on a private beach. Was a little hesitant at staying in a pet friendly motel as we are not dog owners. But the motel was very clean, the outside property maintained with plenty of doggie bags hanging around to be used. We stayed in Room 26 with "partial... More 

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West Warwick, Rhode Island
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Sea Shell Motel was charming. The room was larger than I expected. The room was clean and the staff was friendly. Nice beach especially for young children. Many rooms are pet friendly, which is why we chose this motel. Will stay here again next year!

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Long Island, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We just came back from a great week here! Stayed in room 31, with 2 kids 2 adults and our yellow lab. had plenty of room, the view from the room is amazing!! Spent the week on the beach, the dog swam every morning from 6-8am (even though no dogs allowed on beach, we saw plenty walking and ours swam... More 

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Fitchburg, Massachusetts, United States
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26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We had a 1st floor room with a walk-out patio right onto the sea grass that led to a beautful beach. The beach was raked very early in the morning and the water was clear and warm. Plenty of lounge chairs, anti-gravity chairs and side tables to use. The room was average but clean. It came with a microwave and... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We've been coming to the Seashell Motel for about 20 years now. We have loved it up to the past couple years. Since the new owner has come in, my family (husband and two kids) have noticed that the seashell is going on a downward spiral. Nothing is updated, the room is ratty, the toilet didn't even work, there were... More 

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3 Thank Aam Y
Cape Cod, MA
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Spent a few days around the 4th of July at the Sea Shell Motel. My wife and I found it to be a very homey, welcoming place. It's unpretentious and quaint, unlike the "vanilla" motels now seemly popping up everywhere. Although we did not have an ocean view room, the beach was literally 25 steps away! The staff was very... More 

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