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Handkerchief Shoals Motel

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888 Route 28, MA, South Harwich, Harwich, MA 02661
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Came across this place after searching for an affordable place to stay for our mini vacay/babymoon, and based on the good reviews , i decided to book our stay here. Upon our arrival, we went to the office and was greeted by a gentleman(owner).. He was nice and helpful...they live in house ,office is open from 8a-8p... our room was... More 

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trout125
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Handkerchief Shoals Motel is an excellent choice for those want a traditional motel setting in a great location. Me, my wife and my young son stayed at the Cape for 3 days and the accommodations were perfect. The owners live on site, the office is open from 8 to 8, and they couldn't be nicer. The room was plenty of... More 

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South Shore, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Read several reviews about this quiet little hotel. I like the two Queen beds option in the room. The amenities are just decent for short stays. The breakfast doesn't come with a lot of options but enough to make everyone happy.

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Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small quiet & quaint motel located just outside busy center. The owners live on site and are very personable & accommodating. The rooms and grounds were immaculate. It's older motel but meticulously maintained. Beds were very comfortable. I'm a seasoned traveler and would recommend this motel for couples or those looking for a peaceful night away. The... More 

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Northampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made our reservation the night before our trip and felt lucky to find a good place to stay. The location is convenient to many locations on the Cape. The motel is renovated and very clean. I'm a germ phobe when it comes to staying in hotels and our room was by far the cleanest I've ever stayed in. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hometown lodging; clean, comfortable, and well-kept; great service; great location, easy access to Nantucket Sound beaches as well as Harwich, Brewster, and Chatham; rates are very much in line with local hotels

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Cato, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommend Handkerchief Shoals for anyone visiting the Cape with its central location, tremendous value, highly knowledgeable and super friendly and accommodating innkeepers. Rooms are spacious and clean with small, (but not too small) fridge, microwave, coffee maker, iron, ironing board and hair dryer. Nice to relax by the pool if you're not feeling like the beach one day. Very... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love visiting Cape Cod and we love staying at Handkerchief Shoals. Centrally located and a short drive to just about anywhere on the cape. The Inn keepers make this place. Very hospitable, accommodating and super friendly. They both have lots of insight on local hotspots. The place is small and quiet. The rooms are spacious and clean. This last... More 

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Huntington Beach, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Given the prices on the cape, this little hideaway is a gem for the fee! Clean, well appointed with a small fridge, microwave and coffee pot, this is a splendid spot to explore the cape from. The only suggestion I would make is to BRING YOUR OWN PILLOW! The mattresses were very firm - a were the pillows. We were... More 

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Waterford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second year. This place is very clean. Love having a microwave, frig. and coffee pot in our room. Continental breakfast was delicious and allowed us to get ready early for the beach every day!! More older adults, very quiet and peaceful surroundings. Nice location near Chatham, Brewster, Orleans and Harwichport. If you like to walk or ride... More 

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