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The Palms Hotel Fire Island

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168 Cottage Walk, Ocean Beach, Fire Island, NY 11770-0431
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had the pleasure of staying at the Palms the week before Memorial Day weekend. Ocean Beach is very quiet during this time of year for those who want to avoid the summer rush. The service at the Palms was excellent. We had use of comfortable bicycles to explore with. The rooms are nice with modern updates like flat screen... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Fire Island is one of my favorite places to visit and I wouldn't stay anywhere else but the The Palms Hotel. The staff is so friendly and helpful from the moment you arrive- thanks Andrew and Arik for being so awesome! Kerry made our experience there amazing from the very first visit and never lets us down since, she is... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

There would be nothing wrong with this hotel if it did not bill itself as a "boutique hotel" and charge accordingly at $500-plus a night. It is really more of a youth hostel than a hotel. For example: they advertised a ferry pickup service, and said we should just let them know what ferry we would be on. So I... More 

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Bayside, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This August my husband I had the pleasure of staying at the boutique hotel "The Palms" in Ocean City on Fire Island. Right off the bat the staff was friendly and accommodating. After checking in, they supplied us with beach towels, chairs and an umbrella (they would have given us a wagon to carry it, but we brought our own)... More 

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Ronkonkoma, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Let's start by saying Carly and Ali are the BEST! This was our second year staying at the Palms and what a great place! We made a reservation for four nights in the same room as last year, but we received a fabulous upgrade, so we decided to stay a fifth day and wow was it worth it! The room... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

When writing this review I realized everything is relative. I have to believe that some of the negative reviews came from people that just don’t understand what Fire Island is all about. Let me start off by saying Ocean Beach is a completely relaxed atmosphere where jeans and T-Shirts are more like formalwear and the only time you want to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Stayed here over Labor Day weekend. It was fantastic! Room was clean, modern, comfortable and overall great. Honestly could not find anything to complain about if I tried. They even sent emails to all guests warning that a rain storm was coming and we might have a tv interruption. Also they provided rain ponchos! The staff was welcoming and gracious.... More 

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Putnam, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

So we arrived here to realize that there are many different locations some a block away. The web site does not make that clear at all. So, after getting here I realized that I have a lot of minor issues that add up to a so-so experience. As many people have said the rooms are small - no big deal.... More 

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Plainview, New York, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We had a very small room, which was OK, but the curtain rods fell down on us, one window was unscreened, and there was no coffeemaker or any cups of any kind. The window shades didnt adjust, and during the bed turn down, the person took all our towels and didnt replace them. I expected better. We had to call... More 

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Halfmoon, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I had the pleasure to stay at the Palms this August for a girls beach getaway. Definitely not your typical Fire Island Hotel. While staying at the Palms you are surrounded by luxe furnishings, courteous and helpful staff, impeccably clean rooms and grounds, a "step & repeat" to feel like a celeb, everything you need for the beach (chairs, towels,... More 

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