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Ocean View Terrace Motel
Ranked #7 of 12 Hotels in Hampton Bays
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Amazing time with exceptional service ”
Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

First up, we were able to secure a last minute booking to escape to craziness of Brooklyn. We were impressed with being able to have a small kitchenette in the room which was a bonus. The views were great and we were a bike ride from some amazing beaches.
The best part of our stay was the amazing hospitality of the owners, Penny & her husband. They went out of their way to help us get to Southampton for bikes + also helped us get to the train station for a return trip...greatly appreciated.

Highly recommended!!

Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank Bantona2098
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Penelope J, Owner at Ocean View Terrace Motel, responded to this review, August 25, 2014
Glad you had some time to get away! Thanks for making us a part of your trip -- it sounds like you had a fabulous time, and you definitely earned it! We'd love to have you back next time you need a little R & R.

Cheers,
Penelope, Owner
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North Stonington, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 4, 2014

A five star motel with a five star restaurant next door. Very comfortable and private with excellent housekeeping. Owners are very polite and friendly with the best interests of the customer at heart.

George Leiper Jr

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
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Penelope J, Owner at Ocean View Terrace Motel, responded to this review, August 9, 2014
Thanks for the fantastic review, George. It means a lot hear we've earned 5 stars in your book.

Safe travels,
Penelope, Owner
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New York
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 14, 2014

This is one of the less expensive places for a summer weekend stay, and you do get what you pay for. Room is small, bed is small, but the A/C works (although it is loud). My impression is that very lkittle has changed here over the years. Free wi-fi a plus.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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3 Thank C4times3
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Penelope J, Owner at Ocean View Terrace Motel, responded to this review, July 16, 2014
Thanks for the feedback. If there's anything you think we can do to improve, let us know!

All the best,
Penelope, Owner
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Brooklyn, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 9, 2014

I have loved Ocean View Terrace for almost 14 years! The most comfortable, clean & affordable spot in the Hamptons! The staff is very attentive & always has a helpful suggestion or solution to any question I have. Thank you all so very much for keeping this wonderful place thriving & I'm looking forward to many more years to come relaxing in this perfectly lovely oasis! xxoo

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
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3 Thank Amy L
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Penelope J, Owner at Ocean View Terrace Motel, responded to this review, July 11, 2014
Thank YOU so much for all the wonderful words, Amy. Hearing you call our place home is why I do this. Can't wait to see you again soon.

All the best,
Penelope, Owner
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 23, 2014

I rediscovered OVT during the summer of 2013 many years after my parents spent their summers there. After my wife and I stayed there for a weekend in early July we fell in love with the place and booked every remaining weekend for the balance of the summer. The grounds, pool, and rooms are immaculate, the beds comfortable, and the service warm and welcoming. Beautiful views of Shinnecock Bay are available from most rooms and with OVT's location just minutes away from some of the most beautiful, sandy beaches on Long Island's east end, we find this combination of features tough to beat. Earlier this year my wife and I booked several weeks and every weekend for the entire summer of 2014. Kudos to Penny and her entire staff for creating a great environment at OVT.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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4 Thank Bob C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2014

My spouse and I eloped in November 2013 and stayed at the Ocean View. Everyone was tremendously kind to us. When I mentioned that it was our honeymoon, we received an upgrade to a lovely suite with a full kitchen and enormous whirlpool tub. The bed was very comfortable and everything was neat and clean. We both have a lot of food allergies, so it was great to be able to cook our own meals and not have to worry at all about being "poisoned" at a restaurant; there was a nice big supermarket just a short drive away where we could get everything we needed. We got a really lovely vacation for a fraction of the cost of a wedding! We plan to return to the Ocean View every year for our anniversary if we can.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Penelope J, Penny at Ocean View Terrace Motel, responded to this review, April 21, 2014
I'm over the moon that we could be a part of your wedding adventure, Rose. There's nothing better than hearing our suite helped create an amazing time for you and your spouse. I know it's been a year, but congratulations and we can't wait to see you again soon!

Hope you two are doing well,
Penelope, Owner
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Hampton Bays, New York
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed January 6, 2014

I stayed there for the entire winter season way back in 1972. Only $80.00 per month and they even cleaned the room every week. Those were the days. I still ride by the area along the bay and the place still looks the same.

Room Tip: I guess the rooms north of Montauk Hw. would be quieter.
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled solo
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Penelope J, Owner at Ocean View Terrace Motel, responded to this review, April 23, 2014
I'm thrilled we could be a part of such wonderful memories. I hope we'll see you back again soon!

All the best,
Penelope, Owner
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Property: Ocean View Terrace Motel
Address: 285 E Montauk Hwy, Hampton Bays, NY 11946-1607
Location: United States > New York > Long Island > Hamptons > Hampton Bays
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 12 Hotels in Hampton Bays
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Ocean View Terrace Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Across the road from Shinnecock Bay, our location is just minutes from Southampton Village. We have spacious grounds with picnic tables and barbecue grills, a playground of swings and slides and a sandbox by our private beach for the children. Our accommodations feature air-conditioning and heating, wall to wall carpeting, private bath with all amenities including hair dryer, refrigerator, in room coffee, flat screen cable TV and free wifi. Our deluxe efficiencies are fully equipped. Our suites have full kitchens. Some suites have a Jacuzzi and/or fireplace. ... more   less 
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