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The Edgewater
Ranked #5 of 44 Hotels in Old Orchard Beach
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Ithaca, New York
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Fabulous place!!”
Reviewed 8 May 2012

The Edgewater has everything - the beach is steps away, the rooms are clean, clean, clean(!), the staff is super friendly and accommodating and the OOB Palace Playland is just down the street. And if you need a larger space, as we did, they also have a lovely apartment with 2 bdrms & a full eat-in kitchen available. Plus there's the heated pool! Oh, and the rooms are so nicely decorated too - really top notch. Thanks again Edgewater - you have a GREAT vacation spot!!

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with family
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Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2012

Took an impromptu road trip to Maine...Had planned to stay in Ogunguit or Kennebunkport...After driving and driving ended up in Old Orchard very tired..Picked this motel at random expecting the typical drab seashore room....Great surprise...Room was adorable and immaculate....Staff fabulous...Great coffee in the morning and a free Sunday newspaper..Loved it!

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with friends
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2011

This hotel is literally right on the beach with a nice little clean swimming pool. The rooms are great and super clean, which is what were all looking for. The hotel staff are very nice, pleasant and very laid back and chatty. The hotel location is great, right on the beach and a short 5 minute walk into the centre. This is a lovely little hotel and if we return to OOB we will definitely stay here, it really is the perfect little inn by the sea.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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rochester, il
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2011

We made a family trip up the coast at the end of september and I thought OOB would be a good stop. I'm glad it was the off season and it was a ghost town. I really liked the hotel, proximity to the beach, location to Portland and the towns to the south like Kennybunk. But I think I would have been pulling my hair out in July. The hotel was great. Nice room, very friendly and helpful staff, the pool was very warm and my daughter and I swam a couple of times, even for at least an hour on a 62 degree day. We hads the beach to ourselves and it warmed up to mid 70s and it turned into our own slice. If its your cup of tea, you'll love this place in the summer too.

Room Tip: lower level rooms have the wood floors.
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  • Stayed September 2011, travelled with family
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seattle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2011

We had a fantastic time at this hotel, right on the beach, very clean comfortable rooms, great restaurant right next door. We stayed in October 2011 while on our fall foliage drive. We wished we would have stayed another night

Room Tip: Only a few rooms have ocean views, but you are right on the beach
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  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Chicago, IL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2011

The Edgewater is a recently renovated motel along the shore in Old Orchard beach. The rooms are fairly large and there is a microwave and mini fridge. There are only a couple of rooms with a water view, but it is right on the beach. The owner is very helpful, and. the wifi connection may be sporadic. The location is within walking distance of some attractions and restaurants, and is definitely within easy driving distance of Portland and other towns on the southern Maine coast.

Room Tip: Look at the map carefully, there is a pool on the property.
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  • Stayed September 2011, travelled with friends
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Thank Anna H
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2011

We just stayed here are were pleasantly surprised by how nice it was. The rooms have been recently updated and have a nice, bright cottage look. Staff was very friendly and it was convenient to the beach and other areas of town. Imagine it is noisy during the summer but perfect in the off-season. We will definately go back.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with family
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Property: The Edgewater
Address: 57 W Grand Ave, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2645
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Region: United States > Maine > Old Orchard Beach
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Old Orchard Beach
#7 Family Hotel in Old Orchard Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Edgewater 2*
Number of rooms: 36
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Edgewater Motor Inn in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, sits on the sparkling Atlantic in the center of seven miles of gently sloping sand beach, central to all attractions.Our guests are pampered with distinctively appointed well-equipped rooms and a level of personalized attentive service that comes from three generations of inn keeping. ... more   less 
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