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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2016

I am so angry that we spent the night at this place. The smell of mold (or mildew) in the small dark room is overpowering, and the amenities (aside from the television) are shabby. It is obvious that this motor inn is a cash-cow for the owners. Beneath the facade is a sick, old building that needs demolishing. And, btw,... More 

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2 Thank D_Bryant1
Larson2701, Owner at Mainstay Motor Inn, responded to this review

Well since I didn't have anybody by that name stay with me I really have nothing to say to this person except maybe he or she should find a life. More 

Level Contributor
7 reviews
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

The choice to book the room was budget and dog friendly driven. We arrived at 9PM and upon entering the room turned on the air and the room cooled quickly. We heard no outside noises due to the AC running. The room was appointed as expected for budget friendly roadside motel on the cape. The beds were comfy. The home... More 

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Thank April H
MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at Mainstay Motor Inn, responded to this review

April, Thank you for choosing The Mainstay Motor Inn to be your motel of choice for your stay. We do offer pet friendly rooms and keep all rooms clean and comfortable for our guests. We are please the family enjoyed amenities such as the indoor pool and walking distance to pool. Thank you for rating us and we hope that... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 15, 2016

See through sheets, washed too many times, the pillow was similar to what you get on a plane..towels also threadbare....a funky odor in the room, owner very rude....too busy to talk to me, way too expensive for what I got...hot tub closed. I will not be staying here again

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1 Thank anhinga69
MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at Mainstay Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi, anhinga69. Thank you for your feedback. We’re sorry you found your stay unsatisfactory. Please, contact us directly so we may discuss your comments further. More 

Ghent, New York
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308 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed September 15, 2015

An old fashioned motel - comfortable, clean place to sleep - refrigerator and microwaves in room. Separate building with indoor salt-water pool and Jacuzzi tub. Free wifi and Direct TV, morning coffee and homemade muffins. Not luxurious or modern décor.

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Thank Judith S
Boston
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30 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2015

I enjoyed my stay at the Mainstay. Although it's very old school motor lodge, it was kept up well, clean, and had mini fridge and microwave in the room. The people running the inn were very nice and helpful and made for a pleasant stay. The indoor pool and hot tub are a great plus. This is very conveniently located... More 

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Thank JerseyBoyBoston
Wales, MA
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights with our 2 young girls, 3 and 5. The woman who checked us in was very nice. Owner? Not sure... We stayed in room 30, the biggest room. As soon as we opened the door we were met with an extreme musty odor, and the air was off and not a window cracked. It was... More 

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2 Thank Pumpkinmuffin2014
Larson2701, Manager at Mainstay Motor Inn, responded to this review

Unfortunately we cannot make everyone happy and I apologize to this guest if they didn't have a good time with us. On principle we don't leave the AC running in the room we try to do our best to try to conserve energy, we try to be Green. Direct TV does not provide Hi-Def boxes for motel rooms and it... More 

Norwood, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 4, 2015

The Mainstay served me well-- OK, it's not fancy, but perfectly adequate, nice mattress, pleasant staff, clean & safe.....appreciated the fridge & microwave. Location great for my itinerary. I was lucky to get a suitable place on such short notice!

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Vermont
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75 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed June 18, 2015

Great location with well-appointed, albeit dated, rooms which included a microwave and small refrigerator. The saltwater pool and hot tub were closed so, unfortunately, we didn't get a chance to use them. The exterior was clean and attractively landscaped and offered ample parking. Our room was on the first floor close to the office. We didn't hear any outside sounds... More 

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1 Thank MaMaRedPen
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54 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for one night with my family and friends. The salt water pool was cool and refreshing. The room was clean and stocked with supplies. The heater was not working well in our room, yes its June but it was unseasonably cool. The manager/owner gave me a personal heater to warm our room and was very accommodating. We... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed October 30, 2014

I was in town to go to the Oysterfest in Wellfleet, MA an annual weekend event. Picked this motel because it was close to the festival. I saw other reviews but they were not real bad. I realize it is an old motel and can make excuses for older furniture and windows. The bathroom was small with a floor heater... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Mainstay Motor Inn

Address: 2068 State Hwy Rte 6, Box 295, Wellfleet, MA 02667-8908
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Wellfleet
Price Range: $109 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mainstay Motor Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“ask to see the room first and check out the bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles anhinga69, Jun 15, 2016 | Read review
“second floor rooms are warmer in summer months but air conditioned”
 of 5 bubbles 14judiths, Sep 15, 2015 | Read review
“being upstairs prevent you from hearing footstep overhead”
 of 5 bubbles nancydT1503VF, Aug 4, 2015 | Read review
“I stayed on the first floor because I don't do steps. It was easy in and out and had a chair and table outside.”
 of 5 bubbles lcweezee, Oct 30, 2014 | Read review
“Choose a different motel.”
 of 5 bubbles coyoteguy45, Aug 4, 2014 | Read review
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