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Handkerchief Shoals Motel

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888 Route 28, MA, South Harwich, Harwich, MA 02661
Handkerchief Shoals Motel
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in South Harwich
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Geneva, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was spacious and very clean. Pool was nice and the location of the hotel was very close to a neat little downtown area. Also a decent continental breakfast was a surprise! I would recommend this hotel to anyone taking a weekend trip to the cape on a budget!

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New Rochelle, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very personal interaction Staff treated you as being special and the little things were noticed such as the way the room was made up and the way your personal items were carefully put into place We arrived late and there was a sign directing us to our room with a note to check in when we could very nice

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Wrentham, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We stayed at Handkerchief Motel for the second time during the weekend before Memorial Day. We showed up early on Saturday and Joe and Ann Marie had our rooms ready. The rooms good sized and are clean and decorated in beach related themes/colors. The motel is set back a bit from the road so you do not have any real... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We stayed for one night and will definitely come back the next time we visit Cape Cod. There is a beautiful beach within walking distance and several nice restaurants in the area. Very clean and the owners were very friendly and nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We stayed at Handkerchief Shoals for 2 nights. There were so many positives about this motel. I loved that it's set back from the road and vehicle noise was not issue. The request in the room booklet that there be quiet from 10pm-8pm was appreciated as well. Our room was spotless with an inviting blue and white beach theme and... More 

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Sacramento, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is an updated motel. The rooms are extremely clean and well maintained. The floors creak but this isn't a problem because no one is upstairs. The grounds are nice too. The room has a wing chair in it. Even the in-room coffee is better than average.

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Canandaigua, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Great room and great price. We were on the Cape for a wedding. The room was clean and with an updated bathroom, and had free wi-fi. Owners very accommodating - we checked ourselves in and out. I would stay here again, and recommend to friends.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We were here in October, the Motel was quiet. It is well furnished with a good bed and a good bathroom and quiet air con. It is in a nice quiet location but very close to all the local shops and restaurants. Very good value for money..

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Wilmington, DE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I stayed here for one night while attending a wedding in Harwich Port/Chatham. Excellent location, and easy to find. The room was very clean, the bathroom new, and the tv, coffee maker, and iron/board all worked. The innkeeper could not have been nicer. While not fancy (nor did I want to pay for "fancy"), the HSM did what it needed... More 

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I stayed at the Handerchief Shoals on October 27 because I was attending a conference in a neighboring town on the 28th. I was a late arrival and everything was arranged for a smooth check in with messages on the office door, a very friendly phone call from the owner and keys in the room. The room was spotless with... More 

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