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The Dunes on the Waterfront

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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“the cottages”(56 reviews)
“tidal river”(31 reviews)
“low tide”(22 reviews)
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

we have been staying her in September for a week at a time for our anniversary for the past 10+ years. For most of those years we stay in the same cottage that is right on the river. Many others have mentioned the great views...More

Thank Phil T
Reviewed March 5, 2018

I had the opportunity to be a guest here in October 2017. The property is beautiful, Cottages are immaculate and views are spectacular. Shops are a quick drive away. The property would be wonderful for adults, families, or a friends' vacation. The linens and towels...More

Thank G M
Reviewed February 6, 2018

This property The Dunes on the Waterfront, whom I spoke with regarding this booking before booking it, contacted me today to state during our 4 night stay we would have three separate rooms, and would have to pack up and move three times, and not...More

2  Thank seekerofcomfort
Response from AaronPerkins, Owner at The Dunes on the WaterfrontResponded February 7, 2018

Dear seekerofcomfort, I sincerely apologize that you got this impression of our hotel from your phone conversation. As we explained, when a reservation is made with us utilizing a third party, and the reservation requires the guest to change rooms during their stay we feel...More

Reviewed February 1, 2018

The Dunes on the Waterfront is a throwback to a time when bungalows dotted vacation areas around the US. But better. The Dunes has an expansive waterfront along a tidal 'river'. At low tide, you can walk across to the spit of sand that is...More

1  Thank I7130DYrichardp
Reviewed October 26, 2017

This was our second visit here and we weren't dissapointed. The cabin was nice, very clean and well maintained. We stayed for three nights. Walking distance to downtown and Perkins Cove (approx 2 miles)

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
$99 - $352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Ogunquit
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Ogunquit
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Ogunquit
#3 Green Hotel in Ogunquit
#4 Romantic Hotel in Ogunquit
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
$99 - $352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Ogunquit
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Ogunquit
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Ogunquit
#3 Green Hotel in Ogunquit
#4 Romantic Hotel in Ogunquit
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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hunter217
October 12, 2016|
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Response from Nancy B | Reviewed this property |
Sadly, no.
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hunter217
October 12, 2016|
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Response from Meryl R | Property representative |
Hi there! The Dunes is does not accept pets, with one exception this year — we're having a Doggy Weekend at the end of our season, Oct. 27-30, 2016. This is a one-time event for us, so if you'd like to bring your pup on a... More
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Joanne F
October 14, 2015|
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Response from Mike R | Property representative |
Hi Joanne, The trolley does stop running in October, unfortunately — Columbus Day was its last day. We do have heat in all cottages and guest rooms, and our cottages have working wood fireplaces with individual firewood... More
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"Get a cottage on the river if you can"
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"The rooms vary in size, location & amenities. Not all rooms have fireplaces"
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"Contact them directly to pick the best cabin."
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"Take the trolley to avoid traffic congestion or walk- beach or sidewalk!"
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