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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here last week. Beautiful property with a great view. Rooms were standard, nothing fancy. However very clean. The pool was pristine. Kayaking the harbor was great. Our balcony overlooked the water and was great. Breakfast was standard, but very good. I would absolutely come back. Tennis court was in very good shape.

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Thank Liverneck
OceanGate, General Manager at Ocean Gate Resort, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the comments. So happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us and noticed our newly renovated tennis courts! Look forward to having you with us again. Frank More 

Poland, Maine
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37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved the resort, it was not a modern place, kind of laid back and quiet. The pool was the cleanest I have ever been to, did not even stink of chlorine! The room was not modern, but had a beautiful view and private balcony. No beach, but use of canoes were wonderful. very comfortable beds and very clean.

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Thank jane D
OceanGate, General Manager at Ocean Gate Resort, responded to this review

Happy Anniversary! Thanks for spending such an important date with us here at Ocean Gate! We work hard to keep everything fresh and clean so thanks for making note of our newly renovated pool area. We've recently added the new Simmons Beauty Rest beds to all of our guest rooms. Guests, such as you, seem to really appreciate their comfort.... More 

East Earl, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Was a last minute booking and I'm very glad we did. Absolutely beautiful and quiet. Has all the amenities a family needs for a vacation. The staff is extremely friendly and outgoing, and the owner is friendly and appreciative. We will be back!

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OceanGate, General Manager at Ocean Gate Resort, responded to this review

We're glad you found us and that we exceeded your expectations. It's always our goal to do just that! Glad to hear that we have become a favorite and that we'll be seeing you often in the future! Frank More 

Providence, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OGR grounds are lovely nestled in the woods and on the bay. Great care has been given to landscaping and we enjoyed periwinkle hydrangeas blooming around the property. The pool seems to be heated, a big plus in NE and is scaled with care. Rugs, chair upholstery, bed covers need a redo at least in bldg 1. Bldg 1 rooms... More 

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OceanGate, General Manager at Ocean Gate Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. I'm glad to see that you noticed the care that we give the property and that you appreciated our 45 acres of landscaped grounds. I'm sorry about the musty smell that you encountered. The combination of our immediate proximity to the Ocean's edge and the recent downpours that we've had must have contributed to the situation.... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This retreat has it all. Pool and hot tub for my little fish, canoeing for my hubby and beautiful scenery and views for me. The rooms aren't fancy, but are very comfortable and the built in breakfast is wonderful. Kind staff and super helpful! Reminded me a bit of "Dirty Dancing" retreat.

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OceanGate, General Manager at Ocean Gate Resort, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit with us. We especially appreciate the kind words about our staff. They really make the difference here for our guests! Frank Gaynor General Manager More 

Trumbull
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124 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The excellent views of Moffat Cove through the pine trees outside your comfortable room are worth the (reasonable) rates themselves. Add to that amenities such as kayaking, canoeing, fishing etc. in a beautifully maintained and landscaped property, friendly service, clean rooms, decks & a charming breakfast porch draped in wisteria, and you'll find this resort as hard to depart from... More 

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OceanGate, General Manager at Ocean Gate Resort, responded to this review

Hooray! Thanks for the FIVE STAR review! We really appreciate all of the kind words and positive feedback! Glad you noticed how hard our staff works in maintaining the grounds and the fresh, clean guestrooms. Frank More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful resort in Southport minutes away from BoothBay Harbor.Tucked away in a forest and surrounded by the sound this place is spectacular ! Our room overlooked the water . Very clean, nice breakfast and friendly staff. Lots of activities on the property. I enjoyed the canoes but there is plenty to do. From ping pong to corn hole there... More 

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Boston
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Ocean Gate Resort this past weekend and had a fantastic time. We were traveling with our 4 kids, 2 dogs, my sister's family and her dog. We needed a place that could accommodate our large party and was pet friendly and we found this resort online. We couldn't have been happier. Everyone was... More 

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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a secluded resort, yet within 5-10 minutes of all of boothbay. Great breakfast, clean resort amenities. The canoe is tough to get into for some, as you launch from a raft. Great pool and hot tub. Friendly staff! Different areas to stay base upon your preferences, from private cottages to hotel like rooms.

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Thank Chris W
OceanGate, General Manager at Ocean Gate Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. One of the nice things about our Resort is the variety of different guest accommodations that we offer in our six different buildings, each with a unique character and, of course, great water views! Frank More 

Londonderry, New Hampshire
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

There on a kayaking trip .. can kayak right from there off a dock or up the road from a boat launch .. great buffet breakfast .. hot tub a little too hot .. nice pool .. did not try the mini golf .. nice room .. quiet .. very friendly and helpful staff ..

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ocean Gate Resort is a 45-acre oceanfront resort surrounded on 3 sides by tidal inlet and less than 3 miles from Boothbay Harbor. The nine buildings are nestled among the majestic pines and perched on the rocky coast line of Maine. All rooms include a full breakfast, refrigerator, coffee maker, A/C, cable TV. On-site free amenities include a heated pool, canoes, kayaks, fitness room, mini-golf course, tennis and basketball court, playground, and stocked fishing pond. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Gate Resort

Address: 70 Ocean Gate Road, Southport Island, Southport, ME 04538
Location: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Southport
Price Range: $161 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ocean Gate Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 65
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Also Known As:
Ocean Gate Hotel Southport
Ocean Gate Boothbay Harbor
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