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140 Commercial St, Box 816, Wellfleet, MA 02667
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Holden Inn
Ranked #8 of 12 Wellfleet B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Sarasota, Florida, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Holden Inn has a wonderful location and looks great from the outside. The rooms in the main building are up an incredibly steep and rather dangerous staircase,except for one costly suite located on the main floor. The rooms in the lodge are tiny with shared baths. The cottage has nice rooms, tho old and dated. Ditto for the bathrroms.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Charming from the outside, nice location, pretty views, but the inside of several rooms lacked general care and proper cleaning. It's not the occasional spider that threw us, it was the black mold in the small shower stalls, smells and dust. All the bedding was quite worn and didn't feel fresh. Other guests shared the same view. Some of the... More

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Syracuse, New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We were on the Cape for July weekend wedding and decided to stretch our time a few nights. The Holden Inn was a great spot. We stayed in the Lodge and went back to a simpler time. Nice and quiet and the shared bath option was not a problem with the outdoor showers and great porch to have coffee in... More

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beachesMa, Owner at Holden Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review and we hope to see you again-maybe for a longer stay. More

2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Before I write the actual review I want to add a disclaimer. This is a review of MY personal experience and is not intended to discount or detract from the great experiences of others. Additionally, I have read a lot of reviews and responses from the owner to those reviews and want to make it known that it is not... More

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beachesMa, Owner at Holden Inn, responded to this review

Hello to all reviewers-it has given me almost 2 weeks to give you a decent and honest response to this reviewer. Your introduction is quite whitty to say the least. It is a shame that you and your wife could not enjoy your stay at the Inn and Wellfleet as many others have, but instead found fault and attacked anything... More

Centerville, Massachusetts
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I have lived on Cape Cod for 47 years and this is my review ! If your lucky enough to stay at The Holden Inn you are in for a treat, keep in mind if you want the ultimate Cape Cod experience surrounded by harbors, white sand beaches and restaurants within biking distance or a short walk then you have... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

My friends and I have been visiting the Holden for many years! We stayed over memorial weekend and had a fabulous stay.! Love the beautiful views, the 5 min walk to town and mayo beach. Shout out to Jeremy the owners son as he really dies an amazing job with landscaping' Jeremy made sure to give us our fave room-... More

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beachesMa, Owner at Holden Inn, responded to this review

We thank you for your positive review and we will look at those old pictures to be replaced. Hope to see you and your friends soon. Thanks, Fred More

Kingston, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

A friend and I stayed at the Holden Inn mid June 2014, and were disappointed. We had a two bedroom suite. My bedroom had a bad smell and wasn't very clean. The shared bathroom was not clean, and worst of all the bathtub would not drain properly. We left a night early due to this problem, as on our second... More

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beachesMa, Owner at Holden Inn, responded to this review

Some people should never go to an old New England Inn as for a building's age-175 years old may have a different smell which does not mean it is dirty. We are known for our cleanliness and in fact the bathroom was just repainted so how could it be dirty. As for the tub-the drain worked perfectly-the claw foot tub... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

My wife and I started our summer with another stay at the Holden Inn Memorial Day weekend and were extremely pleased as usual. A new offering this year is complementary coffee in the morning on the front porch of the Inn. A cup of coffee while stting in a rocking chair on the picturesqe porch is a great way to... More

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Leominster, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Our idea was to go to Wellfleet, invite a few family members & select friends (we were 12 in total) and get married. We wanted low key and congenial. We wanted hands-off. We wanted privacy and consideration. We got it all at the Holden Inn. This is a New England inn, people, it isn't a boutique hotel or a themed... More

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beachesMa, General Manager at Holden Inn, responded to this review

After finisihing the most successful season The Holden Inn has ever had including 10 incredible weddings we hosted we are able to thank the reviewers who have written nice remarks of their stay with us.For those of you that can't seem to be happy anywhere you go we do try to accept some of your comments in making our business... More

New Haven, Connecticut
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We have stayed here twice: once in room 4 in the Summer, and most recently in room 3. I have three problems with this place, two of which are easily fixed by management: 1. There are steep and narrow stairs to the second floor of the main building (rooms 2, 3, and 4). The treads on those stairs are very... More

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Additional Information about Holden Inn

Address: 140 Commercial St, Box 816, Wellfleet, MA 02667
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Wellfleet
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Holden Hotel Wellfleet

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