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Mainstay Motor Inn

2068 Route 6, Box 295, Wellfleet, MA 02663
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Ranked #4 of 4 hotels in Wellfleet
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
westmanager New York City, New York
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  • Location
    4 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 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was extremely surprised to see the negative reviews as our experiences (three) staying at The Mainstay have been quite different. No, it is not a 5 star white glove resort but it is an excellent value and a wonderful place to stay - location, flexibility, huge fantastic indoor pool. The name does state 'motor inn", not "exclusive resort"! The... More

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Deerfield, Massachusetts
2 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only good thing is the location (except for the constant roar of Rt. 6 traffic). For $169. you get a beat up room, chipped furniture, old everything except for TV. The rooms don't seem to have been upgraded for decades. My room was depressing.I wanted to spend as little time as possible in the room, it was not pleasant.... More

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Rochester, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We needed three rooms before our stay at Linger,Longer by the Sea ( which, btw, is truly excellent) in Brewster. So the dilemma, decent location and mediocre lodgings ( based on Tripadvisor reviews) or so-so location with more comfortable digs? We opted for location. Mainstay Motor Inn has a convenient location but little else to offer. It was fairly clean... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Family biz, super sweet and helpful. Nice pool area, housekeeping service, and all the basics. Don't expect too much. We stayed in the king rooms and i have the feeling they are better than the others.

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New York City, New York
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

We were so happy to find a room in Wellfleet, which is very close to Ptown. Most places were booked since our trip was little last minute. As soon as we arrived at the Mainstay, we quickly realized why there was still availability. It was VERY run down and dirty. The rooms had a musty and moldy smell and looked... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012 via mobile

Clerk was nice enough but had no record of the original reservation. She miscalculated the cost. I had to add it up on a piece of paper and show her the correct number. The place looked like something out of David Lynch's Twin Peaks. The room smelled terrible, like fruit flavored bubble gum. We left our bags in the room... More

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Randolph, Massachusetts
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Last minute, my sweetie decided to take me to the Cape for Saturday night... We are fond of the Wellfleet harbor area so we check for vacancy there first and found that every place but the high end B&B/Inns were booked with a wedding in town. We were happy to find the Mainstay Motor Inn in South Wellfleet on Rt.... More

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Yonkers, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

This place as a good place to stay, especially for the value. The staff is very nice and accommodating (we were very late coming into town and they left our room open for us and let us check in when we woke up in the morning). They also made muffins in the lobby every morning with coffee. The location was... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

This is the most affordable motel in Wellfleet. At $145 night, I was bummed that we had to spend so much, but was surprised in the end. We had little choice since we needed a room for just one night. I did not want to stay here. We had driven by several times and it looked old and run down... More

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Rhode Island
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

The reason why we stayed here was to sleep only. We had friends with a house in Wellfleet and they did not have room for us. It was the cheapest place I could find at $135/nt. The check in area is so old that it really made me think twice about staying. The room was small, but worked for my... More

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Address: 2068 Route 6, Box 295, Wellfleet, MA 02663
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Wellfleet
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Mainstay Motor Hotel Wellfleet
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
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