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Colony Beach Motel
Ranked #8 of 19 Hotels in Dennis Port
Reviewed August 5, 2013

I have been going to Colony Beach Motel every year since the 70's except a few years we couldn't make. I love waking up to the an ocean view every morning. When I am there, I feel like I am on an island away from the rest of the world. The motel is like a 'U' and the pool is in the middle of the 'U' facing the ocean. I look forward to going every year with my friends and family.

Room Tip: The efficiency suite is well maintained and has all of the amenities of home.
  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

I have been coming to this motel since I was a little boy. This is best place to stay. It is quiet, clean, cozy, has a private beach and pool. It has been recently renovated. All the rooms have flat screen tv's, gorgeous bathrooms with granite floors and comfortable beds. Excellent staff and will accommodate all your needs.
Five Stars!

  • Stayed: July 2013
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5  Thank Christos2525
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Reviewed June 23, 2013

This place is so beautiful and clean and right on the ocean. The rooms are a little small for three woman to share but they also have rooms with a little kitchenettes which face the ocean. They also have chairs outside your room to sit and look out at the ocean. It is so peaceful Heated pool too along with grills, if you would like to cook out. There are units right in front of the deck area and beach that may be alittle bigger but i've never stayed in one of them or have seen the inside of them. they were just renovated along with the deck and lounge chairs. So serene!

Room Tip: Second floor units with kitchenette that face the ocean are my favorite. But there are units right...
  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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1  Thank BethRiles
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Reviewed September 26, 2012

We stayed at the colony motel while attending a family wedding in cape cod. The main attribute of this hotel is cleanliness. It is an older motel, we had an efficiency unit that definatly could have used some updating. But- it was clean and I slept well every night. The continental breakfast was adequate. The pool was refreshing and the beach was clean and gorgeous. It was nice to have beach chairs and towels. A good value in expensive cape cod.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with family
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2  Thank yarnluv
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Reviewed September 25, 2012

My husband and I decided to travel to Cape Cod to celebrate our 1 year anniversary. Having never vacationed there we had some difficulty deciding where to stay. The Colony Oceanfront Resort caught our eye a few times so we booked 6 days/5 nights with them. Yes, the rooms are very clean, good rates, and accommondations. However, 2nd floor rooms are back to back and you hear your neighbors loud and clear..... and..... if there are children .....look out for noise..our neighboring room had 2 boys who continually ran up and down the corridor and ran throughout their hotel room before settling down for the night!!! Frustrating and aggravating if you want quiet..... Air conditioners less than efficient....on...off....on...off....Ao, if you are looking for quiet and romantic look elsewhere.
The ocean is located on the Long Island Sound so if you are like me and you long for the roar of the ocean and the beating of waves this is not the place you want to be. The beach is small, it smells of dead fish and is filled with seeweed and debris and is not enjoyable to walk. However, if you just need a place to sleep and then be gone all day, then this is suitable. Doubt if we would stay there again.....there are lots of hotels, motels....and B&B's available everywhere.... for romance and quiet, we will look elsewhere next time.....

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank Melanie P
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Reviewed September 11, 2012

We rented a Suite with ocean view and that is just what we got. The view and the sound of the ocean was amazing! The staff was friendly and accommodating, the room was clean and the kitchenette was convenient. They have gas grills for your use which are a great touch, there is also a charcoal grill that you can use, Tony I believe the owners husband offered he would get the charcoal grill started for me due to the wind, but the propane was fine. It was nice to cook out steaks on the grill made things easy for a dinner in.

The beach area was cleaned by staff daily of all the debris that washed up over night, the pool was well maintained and the property well kept. Very nice and convenient to all of the great places you would want to visit. I will be back again.

Room Tip: The suites are a little more then a pool side room, but the view and the sound of the ocean is amazi...
  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed September 5, 2012

Decent hotel, does the job, nothing extraordinary. Much better location for family than couples. Good location on the beach, though the beach isn't much to speak of. It's nice that they have beach chairs for you already down there. Had a two bedroom suite, rooms are pretty basic, bathrooms are very nice. Living room is pretty sparse and not very comfortable. One complaint is that there is a lot of light pollution into the room from outside spotlights at night. The spotlights shutoff around midnight, I think, but if you are going to have a pretty bright room trying to sleep before then.

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled with family
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Address: 413 Old Wharf Rd, Dennis Port, MA 02639-2542
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Dennis Port
Amenities:
Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Dennis Port
Hotel Class:3 star — Colony Beach Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 44
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled on the beach overlooking picturesque Nantucket Sound is the Colony Beach Motel, a clean and quiet motel that is perfect for a relaxing vacation in the heart of Cape Cod. Here you'll enjoy a welcoming atmosphere, comfortable accommodations, and all the pleasures of sun, surf, and sand that you can expect to accompany a Cape Cod vacation! From the moment you arrive, you'll experience gracious New England hospitality and appreciate the many comforts of our newly renovated facility, including a new video game room and outside BBQ grills. Whether you choose a standard motel room, spacious efficiency, or handsomely-decorated two-bedroom suite, each unit is individually heated and air-conditioned and features wall-to-wall carpeting, a large closet, color cable TV, cozy sitting area, ceramic tile bath with tub and shower, refrigerator, telephone, and picture window overlooking the heated swimming pool or beautiful Nantucket Sound. Our efficiency units and apartments include fully-equipped kitchenettes and comfortable eating areas. Colony Beach Motel offers a continental breakfast every morning and has a large tanning deck complete with lounge chairs. Our pool is heated, so you can still take a dip, even if the cape is too cold for you. Our convenient mid-Cape location offers an endless selection of leisure time activities, from shopping for crafts and antiques to challenging your skill at golf, fishing or boating. Experience the thrill of a whale watch, ride your bicycles along Cape Cod Rail Trail, or enjoy one of the many nature walks throughout the town! Your choices are limited only by the time available! We're looking forward to helping you enjoy a carefree vacation at Colony Beach Motel. ... more   less 
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