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Sleepy Hollow Motor Inn

527 Woods Hole Road, PO Box 743, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA 02543
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Sleepy Hollow Motor Inn
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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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very close to the ferry and clean, tidy, well run place. As others have said it is an older style motel but it is so well kept and with such accommodating staff that it feels very welcoming. Only suggestion would be to get rid of the old carpets as in the humidity they feel damp and sticky. This was our... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here the night before going over to Martha's Vineyard for the day and couldn't really ask for more. After buying the ferry tickets at reception, it was an easy 10 minute stroll straight on to the boat. The room itself was large and clean, there was a pool which looked pretty good but we didn't have the time... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice family owned motel right in Woods Hole. The rooms are equipped w/ fridge, cable, etc, and are squeaky clean. The motel is certainly not new but the owners do a great job keeping it clean. It is only 1/3 of a mile to the MV Ferry and the various attractions of Woods Hole. The village of Woods Hole is... More

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Hickory, North Carolina
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59 reviews 59 reviews
9 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This sweet motel is two blocks from Woods Hole, so walking is a pleasure. The motel rooms are immaculate, and the beds are very comfortable. Management is friendly and accommodating. We had a lovely night's experience here and highly recommend this wonderful, family-owned motel.

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Worcester, MA
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

From the outside, it's a retro motel with rooms flanking a pool. Each room is comfortable and clean. The hosts are friendly and welcomed us before the season had actually begun. Less than 1/2 mile to the harbor, an easy walk takes you to good restaurants and the ferry. I'd be happy to stay again.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We have stayed here about four times when we have had an early morning ferry to catch the next day. It is clean, dependable, generally quiet and most of all convenient. When we arrive it's after an 11 hour car trip, we check in, walk to town for our first lobster dinner of the trip, go back to the room,... More

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Masstraveler_8, Owner at Sleepy Hollow Motor Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments and your repeat business. We wish your ratings were higher, others have been, but this is an honest review. We are an older motel but we work very hard to provide first rate service and cleanliness. Please let us know if you notice any specific problems when you stay with us. More

Chicago, Illinois
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I stayed here for a good friends wedding this past September and have no real complaints. This is a quintessential no frills motor lodge. You know what to expect the second you look at pictures of the place. The rooms are small and basic but comfortable enough. The Sleepy Hollow is just a few minutes walk or extremely short drive... More

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Pasadena, Maryland, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We stayed here for a wedding. I had never been to New England before...and I absolutely loved it! This hotel is perfect for this little area. Charming and cozy...just like Woods Hole. I love to walk around...and you could literally walk to pretty much everything there! The room was a perfect size for my boyfriend and I. The shower stall... More

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Place is about as basic as it comes - no frills. The gal at the counter was helpful but definitely made it known up front that they charge the same amount as does the TVA. The TVA provides shuttle service - sleep hollow provides encouragement to walk a half a mile. :-)

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Masstraveler_8, Owner at Sleepy Hollow Motor Inn, responded to this review

We are a little baffled by this review. Most likely there was some confusion about this traveler's plans when he or she spoke to our desk clerk. We routinely offer guests free parking during day trips to Martha’s Vineyard. If this guest was improperly charged we’d be happy to refund the fee. We are not in the parking business but... More

Corrales, New Mexico
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55 reviews 55 reviews
21 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Woods Hole is such a wonderful small village to stay in with Sleepy Hollow within easy walking distance of the ferry to Martha's Vineyard and multiple restaurants to choose from. The bathroom has been updated; the room was very clean and comfortable. I think an excellent deal for staying right on the cape.

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Masstraveler_8, Owner at Sleepy Hollow Motor Inn, responded to this review

This is a general note of appreciation to the guests who have posted reviews this past summer. We particularly value the comments from Senior and Top Contributors. We don’t agree with all of the comments (we prefer “devastatingly attractive” to “cute”) but overall the reviews offer an honest impression of our accommodations. We were built around 1960 and are located... More

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Address: 527 Woods Hole Road, PO Box 743, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA 02543
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Falmouth > Woods Hole
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The Sleepy Hollow is a classic motor inn providing affordable accommodations in historic Woods Hole Village. Innkeeper/owner Sandee Parmelee spent years working at first class B&Bs before acquiring the Sleepy Hollow. Her experience is reflected in the effort that goes into providing clean, well-maintained rooms. The ferry to Martha's Vineyard, beaches, aquarium, museums, restaurants, and other attractions are within easy walking distance. We're also a great starting point for trips to other Cape Cod destinations. ... more   less 
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