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East Earl, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Was a last minute booking and I'm very glad we did. Absolutely beautiful and quiet. Has all the amenities a family needs for a vacation. The staff is extremely friendly and outgoing, and the owner is friendly and appreciative. We will be back!

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OceanGate, General Manager at Ocean Gate Resort, responded to this review

We're glad you found us and that we exceeded your expectations. It's always our goal to do just that! Glad to hear that we have become a favorite and that we'll be seeing you often in the future! Frank More 

Providence, Rhode Island
1 review
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

OGR grounds are lovely nestled in the woods and on the bay. Great care has been given to landscaping and we enjoyed periwinkle hydrangeas blooming around the property. The pool seems to be heated, a big plus in NE and is scaled with care. Rugs, chair upholstery, bed covers need a redo at least in bldg 1. Bldg 1 rooms... More 

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Thank provtrav
OceanGate, General Manager at Ocean Gate Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. I'm glad to see that you noticed the care that we give the property and that you appreciated our 45 acres of landscaped grounds. I'm sorry about the musty smell that you encountered. The combination of our immediate proximity to the Ocean's edge and the recent downpours that we've had must have contributed to the situation.... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This retreat has it all. Pool and hot tub for my little fish, canoeing for my hubby and beautiful scenery and views for me. The rooms aren't fancy, but are very comfortable and the built in breakfast is wonderful. Kind staff and super helpful! Reminded me a bit of "Dirty Dancing" retreat.

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OceanGate, General Manager at Ocean Gate Resort, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit with us. We especially appreciate the kind words about our staff. They really make the difference here for our guests! Frank Gaynor General Manager More 

Trumbull
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

The excellent views of Moffat Cove through the pine trees outside your comfortable room are worth the (reasonable) rates themselves. Add to that amenities such as kayaking, canoeing, fishing etc. in a beautifully maintained and landscaped property, friendly service, clean rooms, decks & a charming breakfast porch draped in wisteria, and you'll find this resort as hard to depart from... More 

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OceanGate, General Manager at Ocean Gate Resort, responded to this review

Hooray! Thanks for the FIVE STAR review! We really appreciate all of the kind words and positive feedback! Glad you noticed how hard our staff works in maintaining the grounds and the fresh, clean guestrooms. Frank More 

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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

A beautiful resort in Southport minutes away from BoothBay Harbor.Tucked away in a forest and surrounded by the sound this place is spectacular ! Our room overlooked the water . Very clean, nice breakfast and friendly staff. Lots of activities on the property. I enjoyed the canoes but there is plenty to do. From ping pong to corn hole there... More 

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Boston
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

My husband and I stayed at the Ocean Gate Resort this past weekend and had a fantastic time. We were traveling with our 4 kids, 2 dogs, my sister's family and her dog. We needed a place that could accommodate our large party and was pet friendly and we found this resort online. We couldn't have been happier. Everyone was... More 

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Humble, Texas
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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

This is a secluded resort, yet within 5-10 minutes of all of boothbay. Great breakfast, clean resort amenities. The canoe is tough to get into for some, as you launch from a raft. Great pool and hot tub. Friendly staff! Different areas to stay base upon your preferences, from private cottages to hotel like rooms.

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OceanGate, General Manager at Ocean Gate Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. One of the nice things about our Resort is the variety of different guest accommodations that we offer in our six different buildings, each with a unique character and, of course, great water views! Frank More 

Londonderry, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

There on a kayaking trip .. can kayak right from there off a dock or up the road from a boat launch .. great buffet breakfast .. hot tub a little too hot .. nice pool .. did not try the mini golf .. nice room .. quiet .. very friendly and helpful staff ..

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

Fantastic views. and the room was so quiet. The breakfast is delicious and has an assortment of anything you could want. The grounds are beautiful, very quiet and peaceful. This is definitely a place you do not want to miss.

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Thank Sandra S
OceanGate, General Manager at Ocean Gate Resort, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the complimentary full hot breakfast buffet as well as the views and room quality. Look forward to seeing you again! Frank Gaynor G.M. More 

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Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were traveling down Maine's coast and decided to stop at Boothbay. We had no reservations and we discovered Oceangate. We got a room with a beautiful view of the bay. The grounds were nice and well kept. The staff very friendly. They suggested places to visit and places to eat. All their suggestions were wonderful! The... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ocean Gate Resort is a 45-acre oceanfront resort surrounded on 3 sides by tidal inlet and less than 3 miles from Boothbay Harbor. The nine buildings are nestled among the majestic pines and perched on the rocky coast line of Maine. All rooms include a full breakfast, refrigerator, coffee maker, A/C, cable TV. On-site free amenities include a heated pool, canoes, kayaks, fitness room, mini-golf course, tennis and basketball court, playground, and stocked fishing pond. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Gate Resort

Address: 70 Ocean Gate Rd, Southport Island, Southport, ME 04576-3053
Region: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Southport
Price Range: $179 - $304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ocean Gate Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 65
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Also Known As:
Ocean Gate Hotel Southport
Ocean Gate Boothbay Harbor
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“room 201 has a fire place wood burning,”
 of 5 bubbles LanceB570, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were in building 1, and very satisfied. The building just below the building where breakfast is served, was also desirable..”
 of 5 bubbles DrNoah, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cedar Building rooms are less busy”
 of 5 bubbles jamesn241, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Many rooms directly bay front, but no beach per say.”
 of 5 bubbles cat53052, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“End unit we stayed in was where water heater was located choose an inside room.”
 of 5 bubbles ShirleyGirl2014, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
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