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Mainstay Motor Inn

2.0 of 5
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2068 Route 6, Box 295, Wellfleet, MA 02663
Mainstay Motor Inn
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Ranked #4 of 4 Hotels in Wellfleet
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014
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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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I was in town to go to the Oysterfest in Wellfleet, MA an annual weekend event. Picked this motel because it was close to the festival. I saw other reviews but they were not real bad. I realize it is an old motel and can make excuses for older furniture and windows. The bathroom was small with a floor heater... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

There's a lot of deferred maintenance that needs to be done. The bathroom had mildew in the shower and the fixtures were rusty. Wood trim needed to be replaced or refinished. The mattresses need to be replaced. This is definitely a budget motel so just keep that in mind. It was nice however to have a microwave and fridge in... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

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
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

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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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

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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3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

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
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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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8 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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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