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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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Rating summary
  • 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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English first
Long Island City, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
2 helpful votes 2 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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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3 hotel reviews
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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19 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2011

(Please note the date of our stay, 9/2010, this review may be out of date?) This is an old-fashioned mom and pop kind of operation. My spouse and I were split on this, hence the four stars. I thought it was just OK - worn and sparse but clean and good value (thus 3 stars) - while my wife loved... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2010

My boyfriend and I stayed here for one night while we were travelling around cape cod and it was the best value room we found. It was in a lovely setting in cape cod and the room was very spacious and clean. Kelley the hotel manager was absolutely lovely and gave us a wealth of information on things to do... More

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Also Known As:
Shady Nook Hotel Sandwich
Shady Nook Hotel
Shady Nook Motel
Address: 14 Rt. 6A, Old Kings Highway, PO Box 402, Sandwich, MA 02563
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Sandwich
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Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Sandwich
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