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Greenfield Center, New York
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited The Dunes twice in the past few years. We stayed in the little hotel that was clean and comfortable. The property is beautiful and the staff is so pleasant. We loved how peaceful it was since it's a little bit out of the main part of Ogunquit, but not too far. It's an easy walk or you can... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nicely remodeled former motel that is charging top-end rates for tiny rooms at high season. Ours came to almost $400 a night (with tax) and for that we had: a tiny uncomfortable bed; a tiny room (not very good lighting); and a tiny motel-like remodeled bathroom. There was no kitchen or sitting room or porch as others... More 

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Sierra D, Guest Relations Manager at The Dunes on the Waterfront, responded to this review

Hi Jacques, Thank you for being a guest of The Dunes this Summer! It sounds like you found the accommodations in our guestrooms not to your liking, and we’re so very sorry about that. Here at The Dunes, we have a fair variety of lodging types that range in price and size. You’re correct in your assumption that our cottages... More 

Needham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in cottage 12, which was awesome. The screened in porch was the perfect place for morning coffee or an evening beverage. The bathroom had been recently renovated. The location is about a 20 walk to the beach (or 10 if you walk across the tidal river at low tide) and right on the tidal river. The folks at... More 

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Geneva, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stay here. It will change your perspective, your attitude, and your life. I love it! The staff are responsive to your every need. The views are incredible and the cottages are perfect! It is a short walk to downtown, and the ocean and dunes are right outside my window. It doesn't get any better!

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Thank Koneill45
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for one night as part of our weekend getaway . I wish I would have booked the entire weekend at this cottage. We were so impressed with the friendly staff who had a bottle of champagne and chocolate and a lovely handwritten note to welcome us on our 24th anniversary. The cottage was just... More 

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Middletown, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We just got back from our third summer here, and it just keeps getting better every year. The first year we went, we really lucked out by staying here. We had no previous knowledge of good places to stay in Ogunquit, and we really won the lotto. We have stayed in the free standing motel for two years and have... More 

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Still River, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

The Dunes on the Waterfront is a world class family destination! The cottages are are set up for familes to come in, drop off your luggage and enjoy the property. The cottage we stayed in is a two bedroom, one bath, full galley kitchen and a amazing screened porch. The cottages are perfectly set up for easy living and comfortable... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We are sticklers about room cleanliness and we were pleased that our cottage was very clean and neat when we arrived. The staff was excellent throughout our stay. The owners have clearly put a tremendous amount of thought into making the Dunes a place people want to return to year after year, e.g., covering the pool every evening so that... More 

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Fairport, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

What a wonderful place to stay! Our cabin was roomy: king size bed, fireplace with wood, large screened in porch with furniture including a rocker, outside umbrella picnic table with Adirondack chairs, kitchen, and lots of storage. Outside there was ample parking, swimming pool, shuffleboard, and close walking proximity to great restaurants and the ocean. The office provided tourist brochures... More 

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Londonderry, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

My husband and I had the pleasure of staying at The Dunes for 2 nights. After 16 years of parenting and not many getaways this was a pure treat for us. The staff was so friendly. The bed was like sleeping on a cloud, we both slept like rocks! Everything was clean and the shower was heavenly. We were within... More 

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Sierra D, Guest Relations Manager at The Dunes on the Waterfront, responded to this review

Thank you, Meg! The Dunes has a new name: the super parents’ vacation destination! We’re so proud we could deliver a very much deserved break for you two. Please do come back early and often, whether it’s with the whole clan, or, for another adult-only getaway. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Picturesque Maine cottages, suites and guest rooms overlooking the Ogunquit Tidal River and Ogunquit Beach in southern Maine. Enjoy 12 scenic and private acres, dotted with Adirondack chairs, landscaped gardens, and an outdoor pool. Ogunquit's famous sandy beach is accessible by rowboat at high tide and on foot at low tide. Perfect for both families and romantic, relaxing getaways. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dunes on the Waterfront

Address: 518 Main St, Ogunquit, ME 03907-3212
Location: United States > Maine > Ogunquit
Price Range: $146 - $332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Dunes on the Waterfront 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
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The Dunes On The Waterfront Ogunquit, Maine
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#1 Family Hotel in Ogunquit
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Ogunquit
#3 Green Hotel in Ogunquit
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Ogunquit
#5 Romantic Hotel in Ogunquit
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