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Arbor Inn Motel

153 High Street, Ipswich, MA 01938
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kingman, Arizona, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

I stayed for 4 nights last month, May 2013, at this hotel and could not have been more pleased. I found my room to be the cleanest I have ever encountered, anywhere. Now mind you, I do not say that lightly, as I live in Arizona, and travel for work....A LOT. The gentleman running this establishment was very pleasant and... More 

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Holden, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

My husband and I , along with my sister and her husband, attended a wedding in Ipswich and made reservations to stay one night at Arbor Inn. Our stay was quite a disappointment. The price for our room was $139 for a king-size bed and my sister had a room with two. queen size beds for $169. My room was... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012 via mobile

We had a short stay for a wedding in Newburyport. The hotels near Boston were all exceptionally expensive. We looked online for something less commercial and more affordable. This quaint 9 room motel was excellent for the price. Good beds, very quiet and the couple who own it were helpful. The drain got stuck and the owner came while we... More 

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marshall, michigan usa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

I arrived late in the evening and was traveling alone. The owner was very gracious and even carried my bag up the stairs. Everything was spotless and the bed was quite comfortable. The road not was not evident and I would definitely stay again if I am in the area.

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

We stayed for 4 days. The bathroom was not cleaned the entire stay nor was the sink which was located outside the shower/toilet area. The Tub did not drain. We had to stand in the water while showering. It drained after the shower in about 10 min. One day we did not get a shower mat for the floor or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We stayed in room 4, having stumbled across the place without checking TA. We wouln't have stopped had we checked, but our room was very nice, new carpeting, nicely decorated, no mars on walls or woodwork. Based on other reviews, this room must have been reworked. Nice place, $134 is reasonable for the area. Walls are a bit thin but... More 

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Winooski, Vermont
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

We recently stayed at this hotel. On first entering the room it was impressive as far as size and layout. However after staying for a couple of nights it became obvious that the cleaners were less than thorough. Following is a list of issues as far as cleanliness. Cob webs and bugs, coffee pot was dirty, toilet was dirty, refrigerator... More 

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Manalapan, New Jersey
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

I have to admit, after reading the reviews on trip advisor, I was afraid to stay here. Luckily, it was not nearly as bad as the reviews led me to fear. The room was your typical no frills motel room, with a fridge and a sink outside the bathroom. The ac worked great. The room seemed clean and the beds... More 

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North Bay, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

While the Arbor Inn Motel looks nice from the outside, the inside was dirty and disappointing. The carpets were stained and grubby; they felt terrible so I wore my flip flops inside (which Canadians don't do). The comforters on the beds were paper thin, the furniture was cheap, the toilet paper holder was missing from the bathroom so the toilet... More 

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yarmouth, maine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

I stopped one afternoon to check out the property. the person on duty was just leaving--a few minutes later there would have been no one. anyway, I phoned that night and spoke to a different staff person. I made a reservation for the next night and guaranteed it with a credit card. I even arranged an early check-in as I... More 

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