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Shady Nook Inn Motel

14 Rt. 6A, Old Kings Highway, PO Box 402, Sandwich, MA 02563
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Shady Nook Inn Motel
Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Sandwich
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Albany, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Shady Nook is comfortable, clean, and affordable. Free Wifi, pet friendly, clean rooms, swimming pool, friendly staff, fire pit for late evening marshmellow roasts and spend time with friends. Conveniently located near Rt. 6 and downtown Sandwich, MA. Owner is a Navy Veteran and offers military discount!

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Azusa, California, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This motel is not fancy, but just a plain, simple quiet place to stop. Price is very reasonable for the Cape. Rooms are furnished in the style of the mid-late 1900s. Very clean, but there was a musty smell in our room. Don't be scared off by the negative reviews. Note that many of them are quite old.

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Long Island City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

This was my first time staying at Shady Nook; I had heard that it was under new ownership as of last November and thought I'd give it a shot. I was attending a four day dog show so I was looking for something that was not too expensive, accepted pets and was a convenient location to the Barnstable Fairgrounds. I... More

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Newark, NJ
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

The wife and I have been traveling through New England for a couple of weeks and ended our trip on the Cape. This little Inn had to be the cleanest and most comfortable of our entire trip. Our stay couldn't have been more restful and peaceful! It is still one of those quaint mom and pop lodging places that you... More

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Springfield, Massachusetts
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We have stayed at the Shady Nook many times over the years. For a number of reasons we have not been very happy with our experiences over the past few years. But, this trip erased our concerns! We almost made reservations elsewhere. I am glad we did not! We stayed in the same room we had a number of times... More

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Albany, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

First, it is Sandwich, MA. This is Cape Cod, the way it used to be, quaint beach village, ice cream shops claiming "best ice cream," and restaurants claiming "best chowder." There are no big hotel chains here. So to compare this room/ hotel to what you might expect at a Best Western, Quality, Holiday Inn, or Marriot; this and every... More

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Clearwater, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

My husband and I made a reservation online,to stay for 3 nights;unfortunately the poor condition of the rooms,make us change our mind; the first thing to notice is the smell of he room, smell like was never been opened;the second thing was the spider webs on the corners, the broken furniture and the bath was the worst!! no hot water,... More

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South Burlington
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

Settled along the windward side of Cape Cod Canal within fog-horn distance of the early morning Striped Bass Fishermen, the Shady Nook Inn & Motel sits in a hollow of Pitch Pine and Maritime Red Oak trees halo'd in a horseshoe of brilliant sea-blue hydrangea. Located on route 6A - the Inn's nestled in the center in Cape Cod's oldest... More

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Austin Mn
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

Im very pleased with my decision to stay at the Shady Nook. The staff was prompt, courtieous, and very helpful. The rooms are very comortable. Aaron

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Holden, Massachusetts
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2011

Stayed here for the weekend and rarely if ever have found a dirtier bathroom. Room itself clean and large but when we picked up the bathmat it was covered with dirt and bugs. Also there were four (4) air fresheners in the room including one plug-in. The smell was horrible. All we could figure out was that the musty smell... More

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Address: 14 Rt. 6A, Old Kings Highway, PO Box 402, Sandwich, MA 02563
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Sandwich
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Shady Nook Hotel Sandwich
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