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Shady Nook Inn Motel

14 Rt. 6A, Old Kings Highway, PO Box 402, Sandwich, MA 02563
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Ranked #6 of 6 Hotels in Sandwich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Darwin, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Where to start. We got the room at the last minute, arriving in to town at night. Rang ahead to see if they had vacancies. The first room they gave us the key to hadn't been cleaned, lots of empty beer bottles in the room and bottle caps strewn around, bin not emptied, beds not made and I didn't even... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

My wife and I stayed in this motel for a night to visit cape code. Not all the motel rooms have kitchen attached! If you book for the $86 one. It is just nothing fancy but a room to sleep. The room smells horrible, no phone. Make sure after you register, ask the front desk to write down the passcode... More 

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Hamilton, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

What a great place this is ! The pool is great , the grounds well kept and the rooms clean :) Jim was extremely helpful and a great host . We'll be back to this little oasis of quiet . Oh and it is even pet friendly so Maggie could join in the adventure . Thanks for being home base... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 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
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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
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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
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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
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3 hotel reviews
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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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