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The Tides Motor Inn
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Locust Valley
Longmont, Colorado
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2012

The rooms had splatters on every wall, then someone tried to paint the splatters. The beds were gross, too. The sheets must have been 1 thread count... terrible. No mattress pad and the sheets were on inside out. Stayed one night (because we got in late) and left the next morning.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
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San Diego, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2012 via mobile

I really wanted to like this place but it was impossible. Run down. The only way I would stay here again is if it were the end of time and I had to break in to escape zombies. My greatest hope is for the current owners to sell it to someone who cares about keeping a property nice and wants to provide a nice motel experience. Over priced. Should be a 50 a night place. Maybe.

  • Stayed September 2011
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Boston, MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2012

We spent a night here visiting family last month. My husband had stayed here with his family the night before our wedding over 26 years ago! The hotel is located across from Stehli Beach where we enjoyed a brisk winter walk. The room was basic, but clean and came with a refrigerator (did not use, but it looked clean). The bathroom was clean with plenty of warm water and good shower pressure. Soap was provided but no shampoo.

The room did have a musty smell which we could not do anything about as we did not open the windows. The heat goes on with a fan, so the fan is either on or off. The owner was very nice and helped us get the heat going. We were warm with the heat on, but this is not really geared for an off season stay (for example, a comforter would have been welcome rather than a thin bedspread and blanket).

The motel was perfectly quiet - I'm not sure if it is quiet in the summer with the water park next door.

The motel is well-run and good value for the price.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
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1 Thank fotocoquine
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2011

The room is simple, but very clean and it provides everything you need. The TV has many canals, bathroom is very clean and big. The shower is firm. There is a perfectly working refrigerator at the room. With the ocean just outside, it is located on a perfect spot.The location is near a water-adventure park for kids, which was of course closed when we were there in November. And above all, the staff is very friendly. We drove around the area and found many little restaurants where we had breakfast or dinner. We will surely go back to this motel and recommend it to others.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank Emer58
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Bayville, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2011

Right next door to a great park for 6 to 9 year olds and a fantastic restaurant right in the motel!!! Great town of Bayville and Oyster Bay right there !!!! Room was clean and quiet, nice pool, service3 friendly and efficient. Affordable and pleasant! Staying there again in a couple of weeks for Halloween!!

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with family
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3 Thank anthony t
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jowbo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2011

Park would not honor perviously purchased tickets that were not for a specific date and had no expiration date...spent alot of money on 6 tickets...management was very uncooperative and wouldn't recommend.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
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CALI
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2011

Great Park, recommended for kids 6-12, 48" and older
While only 6-7 attractions, a great time for 3-4 hours. If your kids are not into jungle gyms or trampline, then may not be worth it.
Many say pricy, but for $30 pay one price, or $40 pay one price for any 2 days in the summer, fair price.
restaurant was moderately priced

i wrote this review at the hotel section as i did not know how to start a new area for this amusement park

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
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Property: The Tides Motor Inn
Address: 2 Bayville Ave, Locust Valley, NY 11560-1237
Location: United States > New York > Long Island > Locust Valley
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Locust Valley
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Hotel Class:2 star — The Tides Motor Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 65
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