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Sands Of Time Motor Inn & Harbor House

549 Woods Hole Road, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA 02543
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Woods Hole
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tunbridge, VT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My two kids and I stayed at Sands of Time for 2 nights. We were in room 103, the motor lodge. We had a nice king size bed and a great view of the ocean. The owners were very accomodating to my Dad who was in Room 101 who needed an accessible room. Lovely little stay. Nice warm outdoor pool... More 

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Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sands of time was very clean, and comfortable with a beautiful view of the ocean from the deck off our room. It was a very easy walk into town and to the beach. Management was incredibly friendly and helpful. It's perfect for a stop before or after the vineyard as it's steps away from the ferry. We will be back.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed one night at the Sands of Time, in the Harbor House. We were surprised to be in such a lovely Victorian home! The pictures we had seen were of the motor inn. Our room was overlooking the Little Harbor and just steps away from Wood's Hole downtown and the ferry to Martha's Vineyard. We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From our spacious balcony we have a beautiful view of the harbor. We can watch the ferries come and go to Martha's Vineyard. The Coast Guard station is right there. We walked a short distance to have beers and some of the most delicious food last night. Today was a brunch at the best bakery I have ever been in.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Drove to Woods Hole, and decided to spend the day on the islands. Booked a room, parked the car, and took the ferry to the islands. Spent the day, and came back on the last ferry. Great place. Nice to go to a clean, friendly motel, and get away from the high price chain hotels. Walking distance to everything in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

We stayed only one night but Carol at the front desk was lovely. They were extremely friendly and went out of their way to make sure our stay was enjoyable. We stayed in the harbour house, yes it is old, but was roomy and comfortable. A lovely visit to a lovely little place.

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Valencian Country, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Wonderful place with a view of the water and walking distance to Ferries. Friendly staff, almost like family. Rooms very clean . Just loved the atmosphere. We liked the downstairs location with a garden outside the patio.

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Come here if you want to be treated like family. Very Quiet, Awesome views. Right by the Beach and Ferry (to Martha's Vineyard). Nobska Light house a ten minute walk. Rooms are Very Discreet and Clean. Everything about this place is Retro Cape Cod meets new. People here are very friendly and service is Excellent. You Can Really Sleep in... More 

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Oxfordshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The plus points of this classic motel are the view of the harbour. In addition, my room had a large comfy bed with good linen, and a balcony. Staff were friendly. Minus points are that it is above the main road into Woods Hole, so there is noise from the traffic which would make sitting on the balcony uncomfortable. The... More 

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Willemstad, Curacao
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

As well as romantic. I recommend the rooms in the shingle-style Harbor House, not in the motel part. Each room in different and all are beautiful. The day staff is so sweet and kind; they've bent over backwards for me time and time again.

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