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Silver Sands Motel & Beach Cottages

Silvermere Road, PO Box 285, Greenport, NY 11944
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Silver Sands Motel & Beach Cottages
Ranked #3 of 6 hotels in Greenport
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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West Hartford, Connecticut
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location, location, location. This place is right on the beach. The owner, Terrie, couldn't be more accommodating. The place is run down but it is also dirt cheap!! It was quiet. The room smelled moldy but we left the windows open and went out to dinner and it was fine by the time we got back. Its a great place... More

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New York, New York, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A couple friends and I stayed here for the midweek special in June and The Silver Sands retro motel feel completely charmed us. I loved the neon sign out front! The rooms look like they were transported from the 50's (in a good way). The pink tiles in the bathroom needed repair, but otherwise everything was clean and comfortable. And... More

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Hove, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I and her family have been holidaying here for the last couple of years, we love the design and family friendly atmosphere. It's a great base to enjoy greenport and to get over to shelter island. In season and out it fells like you are living the classic American movie. I cannot recommend silver sand enough it... More

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New York City
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31 reviews 31 reviews
30 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Proclaiming the Silver Sands Motel & Beach Cottages as my preferred lodging in Greenport might be a lofty statement after only one visit. However, that’s all it took for me to fall in love with this rustic gem located in the North Fork of Long Island. Situated less than five minutes outside Greenport, the Motel offers a swimming pool and... More

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
34 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Stayed there one night during our trip over Long Island. The main building is built in a U shape with the opening to the private beach. We could unfortunately not go there as the weather did not permit it. The rooms are spacious and have a retro charm, dating back to the 50s. It is nice to have a sleeping... More

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West Islip, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Girls weekend, comfy, cozy and convenient! Beautiful beach location, comfortable beds, large room, great view of the Peconic Bay, easy and short drive to Greenport, quiet and perfect for friends, couples or families. Will return this season. Very affordable and lovely staff.

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west babylon
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This is our second stay at Silver Sands. The service is great. They owners are friendly, accommodating and pleasant. They provide breakfast each day (muffins, cereal, milk, coffee and tea), which is a great plus. The location is convenient to most activities out there and the view is outstanding. But, do not book here if you are expecting top rate... More

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

It was 18 months since our first, by chance, visit to Silver Sands; turning left off the main road, through the woods and over the railtracks simply hightens the anticipation. Just crossing two parallel lines and you're in a totally different zone, an another State of Mind. The welcome is quietly and artlessly sincere. Jean remembered us from our first... More

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Astoria, New York, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Old style motel that will remind you of all the places you stayed at as a child with your parents. Reasonable. I can't stand that families can't afford vacations anymore because the motel rates have gotten to be so high. The pleasure of this place is how removed it is from the main road. The sense of peace garnered from... More

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I don't think there is much middle ground here. You're either going to accept the way it looks or not. It is not something you will get used to. Aesthetically, it is the same as the day it was built, albeit older and in a more worn condition. We stayed in the motel and found it to be o.k. The... More

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Additional Information about Silver Sands Motel & Beach Cottages

Address: Silvermere Road, PO Box 285, Greenport, NY 11944
Location: United States > New York > Long Island > North Fork > Greenport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Silver Sands Motel And Beach Cottages
Silver Sands Motel & Beach Cottages Hotel Greenport
Silver Sands Hotel Beach
Silver Sands Motel & Beach Cottages Greenport, NY - Long Island

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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
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"DIRTY DANCING meets THE FLAMINGO KID" - NEW YORK MAGAZINE, April 2007The Silver Sands Motel and Beach Cottages was established in 1961 on 40 unspoiled acres on Peconic Bay in Greenport, facing Shelter Island. We are a quiet getaway for beach and nature lovers, and their families, and have been for generations. Our rooms and cottages all have microwaves, mini-fridges, television, AC, and some have efficiency units as well as full kitchens. We are set off the beaten-path in Greenport, down a wooded road on the beach and are adjacent to 18 acres of pristine wetlands. Over the last half-century, we have been host to families, couples, studio film shoots, major fashion shoots, and have been featured in the NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK MAGAZINE, THE NEW YORKER, TIME-OUT, TRAVEL & LEISURE, and NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVEL MAGAZINE. ... more   less 
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