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Ocean Gate Resort

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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“mini golf”(59 reviews)
“ping pong”(30 reviews)
“hot tub”(41 reviews)
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed October 14, 2017

Our stay in October was very peaceful and quiet. The breakfast was overall very good. The staff's service was exceptional! The grounds were very well maintained. The mattress and the pillows could stand to be updated, but the view from our balcony was outstanding. We...More

Thank Doug R
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

This place is ok but very dated. Needs a redo. Some new paint and brighter colors would make a world of difference. The furniture and etc. in the rooms look like they were grandma’s. However it has one heck of a view and also extremely...More

Thank sherylgary78
Response from OceanGate, General Manager at Ocean Gate ResortResponded October 13, 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to comment on your recent visit with us. We are continually upgrading and renovating various buildings on the property. Each of our 8 guestroom buildings has it's own character and personality and all are favorites of our...More

Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

Stayed at Oceangate in early September. Very accommodating front desk staff. Attractive room with balcony overlooking part of the bay. Comfortable bed. Quiet environment. It appeared that the owners had recently made on-site improvements. Free breakfast was below average.More

Thank Bigredpcj
Response from OceanGate, General Manager at Ocean Gate ResortResponded October 13, 2017

So glad to hear your great comments regarding our attentive staff and our attractive and comfortable rooms. We also certainly appreciate your noticing our continued efforts in keeping the Resort in top condition for our guests. We look forward to seeing you again in the...More

Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Ocean Gate after Labor Day is very quiet. Breakfast is more than adequate. Staff is friendly and competent. Room was clean with its own deck, and the grounds are inviting and private, wooded and secluded. The property is hilly, which may influence some prospective customers....More

Thank trailcreekrider
Response from OceanGate, General Manager at Ocean Gate ResortResponded October 13, 2017

Thanks for sharing such nice comments with us about your recent visit. We are always happy to hear that our staff took great care of you and that you enjoyed the cleanliness of the guestroom as well as the Resort grounds. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

The photos of this resort look better than it actually is. Overall, the place needs updating or renovations. The grounds are very rustic and the room is more like a cabin than a resort. I was disappointed.

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Banquet Room
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
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Price range
$128 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
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Price range
$128 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
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pammybou
June 15, 2017|
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Response from OceanGate | Property representative |
Smoking is not permitted in any guestroom or on any balcony or deck. Smoking is permitted, however on the grounds.
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norton g
May 29, 2017|
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We offer a complimentary, full hot breakfast buffet at the resort which includes scrambled eggs, a breakfast meat, potatoes, oatmeal, pancakes, freshly baked muffins and turnovers, juice coffee and breads. There are a... More
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"Elderly folks may not want to choose the Waterfront Building as it is at the base of a steep hill."
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"all rooms have a view!"
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"Ask for an end room which has 2 windows"
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"All basically the same"
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