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Sands Of Time Motor Inn & Harbor House

2.0 of 5
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549 Woods Hole Road, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA 02543
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  • Location
    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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Rye, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Sands the other night and had a great experience. The rooms were spacious and clean. We had a balcony with a wonderful view of a cove, where you can see Martha's Vineyard in the distance. We were able to walk into town to have dinner and breakfast the next morning. Btw...the restaurants are pretty good in... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Sands of Time during an upgrade to their Wi-Fi / Internet system. As a visiting investigator at the Marine Biological Laboratory, I considered Wi-Fi connectivity at my room a necessity rather than a perk. When I arrived, it was nearly unusable: signal strength only poor to fair, Internet access spotty. My cellphone constantly rotated among the various... More 

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Tunbridge, VT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 July 22, 2015

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 June 26, 2015

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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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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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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