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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
3 helpful votes 3 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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Oxford, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

Our family spent two nights at the Mainstay while visiting relatives on holiday in Wellfleet. It was recommended by friends that hadn't stayed there in 10 years. There were definite positives. The check-in was courteous and efficient. The DirecTV in the rooms was a real bonus and helped us catch a lot more of the Olympics than would have been... More

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Framingham, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

Stayed here in the fall of 2011, and chose Mainstay because it had an indoor pool and was pet friendly. The owners were unfriendly, and complained about how tired they were. The pool was usually locked, and it would take a long time for someone to unlock it. When we did get inside, the pool was filled with bugs. And... More

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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012 via mobile

My stay at the Mainstay was very pleasant. I must first say that i was very apprehensive about staying there after reading some of the reviews posted on this page. Because of the lack of availability of other options, I took a chance. I am usually very particular about lodgings as my daughter is in the hotel industry. Cape Cod... 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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