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Echo Motel & Oceanfront Cottages
Ranked #2 of 44 Hotels in Old Orchard Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Connecticut
2 reviews
“Great Vacation”
Reviewed July 19, 2009

My family & I have been coming to this hotel for 27 yrs. & we stay for 2 wks. Have stayed at the Echo Motel & Echo Place. Both are very clean. Hotel owners are great! & so are their staff. Have recommended to friends & they all come with their children every yr. Very close to beach, great pool, beautiful clean beach. Would definately recommend this hotel for yr next vacation to the beach.

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Minnesota
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Reviewed June 20, 2009

We just came home from a week stay on Cottage 2 at the Echo. We couldn't have asked for a better location and accomodations. The cottage had g we neeeded and more, The high speed internet and good cell phone coverage for my husband who still had to work part of the day. Close location the the Pier for the young adults and the beach right outside our door for keeping a close eye on the grandchildren and a grand view for me to sit out on one of the 2 wrap around decks to relax.
We used the pool at the motel every day and played and played in the sand.
The cottage was spacious and very well equipped. They thought of everyting when furnishing from lobster pots to salt and pepper shakers.
We cooked everyday on the grill provided. The washer and dryer and dishwasher were an added bonus.
We will definately stay there again if we can spend the whole week. It was a beach experience most of us can only dream of.
I checked the Business Center box because we brought everything we needed to use in the cottage. I checked the fitness center box because the beach was right outside our door for walking.

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled with family
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South Boston
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2008

We spent a week at the Echo Motel / Echo Side. The accomodations are magnificent and we have never experienced such incredible service before. It was so lovely that it was hard to drag ourselves away from the hotel to go to the beach (about 35 feet away). The outdoor pool is heated and in the sun, so you can literally be at the pool one minute or at the beach the next.

Our kids are 14 and 17 and they enjoyed every day of their summer vacation and if they needed some quiet time, they each had their own bedroom to escape to.

Restaurants are close by, but it was wonderful having a very large kitchen that I could prepare my familys meals in.

The three bedroom house has a great sea breeze in every room , so if you are not fond of air conditioning, this is the house to stay at. Overall I would say this is probably the best hotel / house we have ever stayed at on vacation and believe me my wife is hard to please!

Paul and Leslie are on site owners and are two very down to earth people. They would not turn you away or say they are "too busy right now" when you have a question or if you need something. They attend to each indviduals needs. I would recommend the Echo Motel to all!!

  • Liked — Everything was there for me to use
  • Disliked — Nothing
  • Stayed July 2008, traveled with family
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Peabody, MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2008

I would highly recommend the cottages at the ECHO MOTEL AND COTTAGES. We just came back from a week long stay in cottage 2 (OCEAN FRONT). The cottage was just totally renovated. Everything is brand new. The cottage is very large, clean and has all the comforts of home: Washer/ Dryer, dishwasher, private gas grill, and 2 wrap around decks with breathtaking views of the ocean. No expense was spared during renovations and has a great New England Beach theme throughout. Prices are very reasonable. We can't wait to go back to Old Orchard next Summer. We can already hear the ECHO calling us back. I will never stay anywhere else. A++++++ RESORT!!!

  • Liked — Breathtaking views and directly on the beach
  • Stayed August 2008, traveled with family
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Hudson Falls,N.Y.
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Reviewed July 31, 2008

My family and I stayed in one of the houses on Echo Side.It was the best place we have ever stayed at.The place was very clean and it had everything you needed to make your stay comfortable.The people there were very nice and very helpful with all of our needs.We stayed for a week and we are hoping for the same place next year.The beach is only a few steps away and they also have an outside pool and bbq grills for the guests to use.We all enjoyed our stay there very much.Barb G. of Hudson Falls,N.Y.

  • Liked — lots of room for the whole family.
  • Disliked — nothing
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Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 23, 2008

My family just returned from vacationing in Old Orchard Beach and we stayed at one of the Echo's Oceanfront Cottages. We were so happy with our stay. The house was absolutely beautiful. It has been recently renovated and everything is brand new. It was squeaky clean and tastefully decorated .The oceanfront view is spectacular. The house has a double deck and you can sit out and watch the ocean for hours on end. What is also great is that you have a private beach directly in front so the children can play and you do not have to worry about them. The dishwasher and washer and dryer were an added bonus, especially when you have children. There is so much to do, and we can walk everywhere, the location is just perfect. I highly recommend the Echo Motel and Oceanfront Cottages and I can't wait to return next year.

  • Liked — oceanfront, accommodations, everything
  • Disliked — nothing
  • Stayed July 2008, traveled with family
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Property: Echo Motel & Oceanfront Cottages
Address: 8 Traynor St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2918
Location: United States > Maine > Old Orchard Beach
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Old Orchard Beach
#2 Family Hotel in Old Orchard Beach
#12 Romantic Hotel in Old Orchard Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Echo Motel & Oceanfront Cottages 2.5*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Echo Motel & Cottages are centrally located and within walking distance to the pier. The Oceanfront Cottages are large with wraparound decks that offer incredible views of the beach and bay. Other cottages within feet of the ocean are also available. Clean and comfortable motel units with or without kitchenettes are located 50 feet from the ocean with no streets to cross. All accommodations are reasonably priced. ... more   less 
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