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Shady Nook Inn Motel

14 Rt. 6A, Old Kings Highway, PO Box 402, Sandwich, MA 02563
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Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I travel a lot and I admire anyone trying to make a go of a hotel. It's not easy. However, you have to like people, and you have to be nice. When we checked in here, we couldn't have felt more like a bother- of course, that was on them not us, but when you are tired from the road,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Disgusting run down moldy .Septic problems dirty sheets no towels insect infestation , broken parking lot .Overtaken by weekly rentals local riff raff.Tourists drive by as fast as you can .Don't be fooled by Lady in office who's clearly on something and her boyfriend who resembles a mean bouncer at a bar .I'd rather sleep in the town landfill. It's... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

The room was totally outdated, the wifi didn't work, the room felt like I was sleeping in my grandmothers basement (damp-feeling, musty-smelling, bed smells of dust and urine), towels are paper thin (the few you get), there were ants all over and inside my tote bag which I left on the table, the A/C blows out stinky/musty air, so couldn't... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

dirty, stayed in room 10, Saturday night 8/1. no key upon check-in, no soap, towels, toilet paper, uncleaned BR upon arrival in room. check in was conducted by uninformed, but well intentioned teenager who was constantly calling "Ma " on the phone for direction. lobby/reception disgraceful dirty.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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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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