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Handkerchief Shoals Motel

888 Main Street, South Harwich, Harwich, MA 02661
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in South Harwich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Family and I stayed here for a two night/three day getaway to the Cape right before school starts up again. The owners are a couple who live right on the property. So, if you had any issues or special requests, they are right there. We had neither. Everything was fine. Nice, clean pool and pool area. Lots of fresh paint... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely little motel, well locate, quieter and extra clean. But I think the best part of our stay was the two owners who went out of their way to give us a 5* service. Will definitely come again and would recommend to anyone looking for a friendly place to stay at reasonable price. Loved it!

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Milford, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at this inn for a long weekend to attend a family wedding. I was nicely surprised at how clean the room was, how nice the room was, the furnishings were very good and the bed was very very comfortable. Checking in and checking out was easy and all staff was very nice. The only reason I didn't give... More

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riri228, Manager at Handkerchief Shoals Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the positive review, though we're a bit confused about the breakfast comments. First of all we always have both regular and decaf coffee available at all times. If ever one of the pumps is empty we make a fresh pot right right away and we would have been happy to make one for you too.... More

Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location, immaculate throughout, comfortable and quiet along with super helpful and friendly owners and staff........couldn't ask for more and would definitely book again. Thank you Colin and Isabelle

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Rohr, Switzerland
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to explore Cape Cod from. The renovated rooms are lovely,especially the real shower (no bathtub) was a pleasant surprise. The pool is nice,the beach is at walking distance! Harwich prooved to be much more relaxed than Ptown - we were happy to stay here. Ps:breakfast is great here and had a great time here. The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently enjoyed a three night stay and found the owner to be very friendly and helpful with many suggestions of things to see and do in the area. The rooms are not fancy but they are exceptionally clean and comfortable. The pool and grounds with picnic tables are lovely and perfect for a family get away.

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Newington, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have just returned from spending three lovely nights at Handkerchief Shoals Inn. In a word: Excellent! Super clean room, reliable housekeeping, nice pool, picnic area, nice continental breakfast, quiet location a few minutes' drive from everything the Cape has to offer. Quick walk to lovely Red River Beach. The owners were very friendly and helpful. Coffee in the room... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spotless, updated, spacious, awesome king sized bed, complimentary light breakfast, good location, nice owners. Nothing fancy but very clean and reasonable. Very close to Harwichport, which is adorable and the nearby beach is very nice as well. Would stay again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here with a large group so we had two rooms. The rooms were clean as well as the rest of the motel. The pool was perfect for all ages. Breakfast was fine although nothing hot- bagels, yogurt, pastries etc. It was not a place where you could hang out for an afternoon but certainly somewhere that we enjoyed taking... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here with my children after seeing TripAdvisor reviews, which are spot on. Clean, quiet and family friendly. Nice pool, too. For budget-minded traveler, this is a great value. Wouldn't hesitate to stay here again on next trip to the Cape.

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Address: 888 Main Street, South Harwich, Harwich, MA 02661
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Harwich > South Harwich
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Our rooms are nicely appointed offering clean and comfortable accommodations at a great value. The property offers a large outdoor swimming pool and cook out area with picnic benches and grills. Red River Beach is waking distance from the Inn just across the road down Deep Hole Road. ... more   less 
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