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“Mixed feelings” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Old Orchard Beach

Old Orchard Beach
Old Orchard Beach, ME
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Swimming
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Xenia, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Mixed feelings”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

If you are a beach lover, OOB is wonderful! But try to get a place to stay outside of the heart of town. Other than that, there is not much to offer in the way of things to do if you don't have children with you. Just typical tourist shops with medium/low quality wares. I will go back because I am a beach lover, but if I want to do some shopping/other activities, I'd suggest some additional research for another location. Businesses catering to tourists were friendly enough (not overly), but I did notice that the "locals" were not very friendly. Maybe we were there at an off time. (Staff at Radley's Shop N Save really need some customer service training!).

Visited September 2012
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Hartland, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Beautiful Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

This beach is beautiful, Very clean and the sand is like walking on silk. The view is amazing. We will be going back for sure.

Visited September 2012
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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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“BEAUTIFUL!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

The Beach is breathtaking, clean and spacious!! The town was great!! You will find a few places you rather be dead than visit, but we not judge the whole book by a few pages!!!

Visited September 2012
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South Boston
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Echo Motel 2012”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

My family and I have been going to the Echo Motel and Cottages for the past 10 years. We began this yearly trip when my children were small and we fit comfortably in one of the motel kitchenettes. We never had issues with space. We managed to cook a breakfast every morning. We were supplied all the dishes and cooking utensils we needed. Whenever we decided to cook dinner instead of going out, we had the luxury of using one of the barbeques that are supplied. If we decided to eat out side we could use one of the tables either on the second floor or the one on the lower level. My kids start talking about going back to the Echo Motel as we are driving off.
Now that they are older and have friends that they bring, we are renting one of the cottages that is very well maintained and kept clean. We also like using the pool after a day at the beach, the beach is steps away. The cottage we rent Echoside, It is very spacious and clean and there is ample room for the 6 of us.
We would not stay anywhere else, except the ECHO MOTEL AND COTTAGES!!

Visited July 2012
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Ontario,Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“White Cap Village, Great Place to relax!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Just returned from 2 nights stay at White Cap Village in Old Orchard beach. What a beautiful place to go and relax. The rooms were clean and comfy. The owners were wonderful people, very helpful and kind. We enjoyed ourselves so much that we have already booked next septembers trip!!! The beach at this time of year is quiet, so you can walk for miles and enjoy all of the sites. We had a wonderful dinner both nights at Josephs Restauant. Fantastic food and service( Thanks Buffy). You will not be disapointed with this place!!! thanks Maggie&John Rm#9

Visited September 2012
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