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Old Orchard Beach

11 First Street, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064
+1 207-934-2500
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Our first impression of Old Orchard Beach was a Sunday night about 9:30. The strip leading to the... read more

Reviewed today
Galena, Illinois
via mobile
long weekend away

this was a fun place to visit and walk around. pier is fun if you have kids. lots of restaurants... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stacy G
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“amusement park” (115 reviews)
“great beach” (72 reviews)
“pier area” (14 reviews)
11 First Street, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064
+1 207-934-2500
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Reviewed today via mobile

Our first impression of Old Orchard Beach was a Sunday night about 9:30. The strip leading to the beach and the beach itself was full of litter. Not too impressed with the pier, either. Lots of young adolescents shouting obscenities and being very lewd and...More

Thank 269larryv
Reviewed 3 days ago

this was a fun place to visit and walk around. pier is fun if you have kids. lots of restaurants and cute shops

Thank Stacy G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice clean beach, a bit crowded in July/August but much less so in June and September. Lined with mostly small two story motels, OOB has not fallen to the major over builds of other places such as Ocean City, Nags Head and Myrtle Beach so...More

Thank Fudbutter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the beach because it's long and wide, soft sand too. Great memories from childhood. Only 5 hrs away from Bromont, Quebec. Water is cold but i always end up in it!!

Thank Lyne V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beach, with many families. We walked to the pier, and many were underneath taking advantage of the shade there for little ones to nap, etc. The walk to the beach was beautiful in that the edge of the beach is lined with large bushes...More

Thank fivsonsmom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed three blocks from the pier. We did not need to drive anywhere. Everything we needed or wanted to do was within walking distance. We will go again.

Thank corning17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old Orchard Beach was one of my favorite destinations anywhere - the 7-mile beach, great gift shops and restaurants, the Pier, the charming New England town, and of course the fried dough. I recently visited OOB. The overall experience was good but I felt that...More

1  Thank TP1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We actually stayed here because of its proximity to Portland and the hotels were a bit less expensive- but we ended up loving it so much that we only spent one day in Portland (25 minute drive) and the rest of our time exploring the...More

Thank LaurenShan1011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one the best Scottish festival ever!! Took place in memorial park across from chamber of commerce . A small clean beautiful park right in OOB city. Admission $5.00 and well worth it tons of vendors with beautiful wares from Scotland!!!! Food great ,beer...More

Thank salwb20fv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just read the review about how the beach needed to be cleaned--they were right but it's because there was a huge storm that washed all kinds of things onto the beach. I am happy to report the Town has done it's magic and the beach...More

Thank James B
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Nearby Attractions
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.10 km away
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.08 km away
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.52 km away
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Matt M
OK.....I know it's common sense, it's Maine so the water is going to be colder than the Maryland/Delaware beaches we're accustomed to....but just HOW cold are we talking here? (last week of July).
28 April 2017|
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Response from Kathy H | Reviewed this property |
Hi Matt, I'm from Delaware so I know the Delaware beaches. I love the Maine beaches! Debbie A is right about the water temps. It might be colder than here, but once you get in and get used to it, it's so refreshing! The... More
Motels on the beach
22 March 2017|
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Response from Shelly G | Reviewed this property |
There are quite a few right on the beach and directly across the street (30 steps). It really depends on how much you want to spend and what you want. I booked the Copley LaReine Motel this year. It has fantastic views... More
reyna a
Is there a train station close to the beach? I would be coming from New Haven CT
19 January 2017|
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Response from Sarahw05 | Reviewed this property |
There is a train station close to the beach. The train goes by everyday twice a day.