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Aquarius
Ranked #20 of 44 Hotels in Old Orchard Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed September 28, 2007

We wrote the owners in advance of our trip to confirm rates and availability. We have their response quoting a specific rate. When we got there, the owner, a rude man, said that the rate he quoted in the email he sent was not valid and tried to charge us substantially more. We looked at the tiny, old room and decided to leave. The owner was yelling at us as we left that we should have read their web site better. I replied that I relied on his quote in his email and left. We found a spacious room, on the beach with a great view and nice people at a comparable price.

  • Stayed: September 2007
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Reviewed July 15, 2006

The Aquarius is very well located, quiet and clean. There is no outdoor pool but the motel is right on the beach and very close to the Pier. The owner is a very nive gentleman. We were a family of 4 with 2 children. It is an old but clean place. There are 2 bbq's to be used, and the kitchenette had everything available. Overall, an excellent motel, we would go back there.

  • Stayed: June 2006
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3  Thank Melanie135
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Reviewed September 20, 2005

We stayed at the Aquarius Motel in Old Orchard Beach the weekend after Labor Day. If you are interested in taking in the activity of downtown and the Pier, this is a great location. It's only a few blocks (or a short walk down the beach) from the Pier. The motel is right on the beach, and we could see and hear the ocean from our room, which was lovely.
The room itself was plain, but clean. Other guests were mainly quiet and respectful. There is a mini-fridge, which we found useful. The bed was not comfortable, though--hard mattress and scratchy blanket. Make sure you bring your own shampoo, as they only provided a small bar of soap.
The price, especially at this time of year (the low-season starts after Labor Day for many hotels in New England tourist towns) is very reasonable, but as they say, you get what you pay for.
I'd recommend the Aquarius to travellers who are looking for an affordable place to stay, in a good location, and aren't expecting anything fancy.

6  Thank smile_sj
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Reviewed May 26, 2002

From our room we could watch the sun rise and set. The shore was a short walk through the sand. The rooms are not fancy- but they are clean, comfortable, and convenient to everything in town. The owners helped us "Southerners" locate some of the best places to go. Stay here!

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Reviewed April 11, 2017
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Room Tip: Chambre acec cuinine et 2 lits double
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  • Stayed: July 2016, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 20, 2017
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Room Tip: 1. Stock Meerblick
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  • Stayed: August 2016, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 19, 2016
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Room Tip: In der oberen Etage hat man einen tollen Blick auf das Meer.
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  • Stayed: September 2016, traveled solo
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Additional Information about Aquarius

Address: 1 Brown Street, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064
Location: United States > Maine > Old Orchard Beach
Amenities:
Kitchenette
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Ranked #20 of 44 Hotels in Old Orchard Beach
Price Range: $62 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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Aquarius Old Orchard Beach, Maine

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