We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Tides Motor Inn

2 Bayville Avenue, Locust Valley, NY 11560
Hotel amenities
The Tides Motor Inn
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Locust Valley
A recent review
Add Photo Write a Review

30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    5
    7
    4
    8
    6
See reviews for
13
4
2
4
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (5)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (30)
  • Mar-May only
    (6)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (16)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (7)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (1)
All months
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Is it shmancy - nooooooo But a family on a budget can grab a room here. The management is super friendly, there's a big grill pit and ample lawn space for frisbee or to throw a football. The outdoor pool was big with plenty of seating and while we were there they were upgrading the tennis court. There's an amusement... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
San Antonio TX
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in town for my 50th high school reunion, so The Tides and all the beach attractions nearby have a place in my heart (not that I ever stayed there before :) ). I booked one of the smallest rooms which nevertheless had a small refrigerator in it, a nice touch (no coffee maker though).The clerk who checked me... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My son had a soccer game that ended late and another one that was going to be the next morning in Brooklyn... Driving all the way back east not an option. It was Columbus Day weekend and everything was booked and ridiculously priced over $900!! When we walked in the place was nice clean and the staff was very friendly...... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

doesn't see the need to renovate. Not sure if I should review rooms first or the amenities. As far as the rooms are concerned they are all dated, the early 90's would be apropo. The beds are uncomfortable, old and squeaky. The linens are also old and used. The furniture and decor are in similar condition. No coffee machine, iron... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers are raving about these Locust Valley hotels

New York City, New York
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

In july Stayed in another hotel in long beach that was crap and not worth one copper cent.. After that expericence, I got smart and found and site called booking.com were I came across The Tides Motoe INNbeing familar witht the area I knew there were great thing to do, and we could enjoy a nice morning stroll on the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bayville, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I had to stay here for work because all the other hotels were booked up. There was a used towel already hanging on the bathroom door, the attatched restaurant doesn't serve beer, and the pool closes at 6:30 pm, even in summer. The tennis courts and playground are in complete disrepair, and any pictures that they are claiming to be... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Katonah, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

a few friends and I came here this weekend for some beach time, and we were not disappointed. we got a non-smoker room on the ground floor facing the ocean with 2 double beds, an extra cot, and no kitchenette. aside from a slight musty smell coming from the carpet, the room seemed very clean. the bathroom looked newly renovated,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
York, South Carolina
Level Contributor
18 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Good location right across from the beach, next door to an amusement park like area. Walking distance to bars and restaurants. This place would be terrific if the owners would do some simple maintenance and upkeep. Instead I'm pretty sure that they are able to simply ride out their location and and make their money.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Manchester Center, Vermont, United States
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I'm giving this motel 4 stars because it has a Great location. Right across the street from one of my favorite beaches on the north shore. It is NOT a 4 star motel as far as amenities. It is old and outdated and the rooms do not have any extras. It is how ever clean, quiet, affordable and in a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here two nights while on business out of Hempstead Harbor. The company booked this as the cheapest rate in the area. You get what you pay for. Small room, poorly lit, and poorly appointed. Dark dirty dingy carpet and stucco interior walls. The TV was an old 19 inch tube with a distinct purple hue and blurry. No refridgerator,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

12 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (2)
Viewed
Other (2)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (10)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
Room/suite (4)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Locust Valley
2.8 mi away
Glen Cove Mansion and Conference Center
5.2 mi away
East Norwich Inn
East Norwich Inn
#1 of 1 in East Norwich
3.0 of 5 stars 62 reviews
8.5 mi away
BEST WESTERN Woodbury Inn
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
8.2 mi away
The Roslyn Hotel
The Roslyn Hotel
#1 of 1 in Roslyn
3.5 of 5 stars 208 reviews
7.7 mi away
Comfort Inn Syosset by Choice Hotels
8.6 mi away
Days Inn Woodbury
Days Inn Woodbury
#3 of 3 in Woodbury
3.0 of 5 stars 90 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Price Your Stay