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“Excellent experience-- we plan to come back again”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Arbor Inn Motel

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Arbor Inn Motel
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Ipswich
Columbus, Ohio
1 review
“Excellent experience-- we plan to come back again”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2011

We were impressed by the excellent accommodations and friendly service from the Arbor Inn. Our rooms were very spacious and we were pleasantly surprised to have wireless internet access and a TV with a DVD player (which came in very handy for our 2 year old). We were on the first floor and other members of our party were on the second floor. Both rooms were excellent. This is actually the first time that we have stayed in the Arbor Inn and it will certainly be the place we stay again the next time we make it back to the area.

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled with family
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Naples, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2010

Dissapointed, expected more. Filthy worn carpets. turned my socks brown. Old food on floor, other peoples hair on bedspread. Thick dust,dead bugs on surfaces. Room small, terriable mattress. Loud road noise, too close to busy road.. Jet engine window A/C. When we told them it was dirty, they said " not that bad" well I don't live in dust, old food and others hair I am certinely not going to pay a bunch for it! They offered to clean it, but at 430pm we did not want to wait hours..plus after seeing what they consider clean.. we asked to get a refund, after some arguement they offered one night left me paying a large sum for one night, even thought we left to find another hotel. They were not full so they did not loose out on a reservation, by holding my room. Bad business, a happy refunded person is much better than a unhappy overcharged person. Keep driving on into Gloucester or Rockport. Better places less money!!!!

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled with family
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2009

My husband booked this place as part of a family vacation with my inlaws. We had a wedding at Castle Hill/Crane estates and we were looking for closer accommadations than Boston.

We chose this place because of the excellent reviews it receives. the rooms are spacious, clean and well equiped. we had a lovely King size bed, fireplace, jacouzzi, cable tv, free wireless internet access, phones, fridge, etc. Highly recommend this lovely place.

  • Stayed May 2009, traveled as a couple
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Ipswich, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2007

Our family needed a place to stay for a few weeks, and we took a couple of rooms at the Arbor Inn. The great surprise was in how nice the rooms were. Our king sized room had a gas fireplace and whirlpool tub which were unexpected luxuries, and our children had a room without these frills, but it was comfortable and attractive. The appointments in each of the rooms are unique and tasteful. This family run hotel is very comfortable and quiet, and so much nicer than staying in the cookie-cutter chains. Only complaint is that the rooms were a bit warm (which isn't a horrible thing when the outdoor temperatures were getting near zero), but since the rooms had real windows that you could open, we could correct this and get some fresh air--which you often can't do in a large hotel. The owners were very gracious and took care of our needs, and we felt as though the stay offered lots of value for the money.

  • Liked — Nice rooms
  • Disliked — views
  • Stayed January 2007, traveled with family
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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2006

I just stayed at the Arbor Inn Motel and I have to tell you it is an excellent choice. It is new - so everything is very clean and has that great "new" smell. The room was very spacious - we stayed in room 4 - it was a King Suite. The bed/bedding was comfortable. There was a little dining table and a small fridge which was nice. There was a cozy leather couch, too. The room was very sunny with lots of windows (and ample drapes so you can sleep in). This is not your typical motel room. There was a gas fireplace which we didn't get to use but I'm sure would have been lovely. Also - there is a very large jacuzzi tub in the room that is heavenly.
We had a lot of privacy and the room was very quiet. In the morning there was coffee and donuts available, which was appreciated.
The price is very fair for all these great amenities. I would highly recommend the Arbor Inn Motel

  • Liked — spacious room, friendly staff, convenient location, clean!
  • Disliked — small shower
  • Stayed September 2006, traveled as a couple
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Property: Arbor Inn Motel
Address: 153 High St, Ipswich, MA 01938-1239
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Ipswich
Amenities:
Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Ipswich
Hotel Class:3 star — Arbor Inn Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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