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Sands Of Time Motor Inn & Harbor House

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Reviewed 12 February 2017

On our trip to Martha´s Vineyard we made a stop in Woods Hole. Very nice people at the front desk. Good service. The room was clean and beautiful with a fantastic ocean view. Perfekt location close to the ferry terminal. You could get your ferry ticket at the hotel. You could pay for parking your car. We spend three days...

Arne G, General Manager at Sands Of Time Motor Inn & Harbor House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for reviewing us and your kind words. We hope that you will be able to come back and see us. If you head back out to the Vineyard we'll be able to take care of the parking for you. Have a great rest of the winter!

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I decided we wanted to get away for an overnight. Th plan was to stay near Woid's Hole and hop the ferry to Martha's Vineyard and ride bikes for the day. We were so lucky to have gotten the last available room at Sands of Time. What a gem of a place to stay! Friendly staff, adorable...

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Arne G, General Manager at Sands Of Time Motor Inn & Harbor House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are always so happy to see people enjoy their stay as we strive to take care of our customers to the best of our ability. I so hope you will come back and see us again, and wish you all the best.

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Our first ever visit to Woods Hole nearly ended in disaster. If it wasn't for the kindness and generousity of Arne and his wife, we would have missed our ferry to Martha's Vineyard and probably never seen the place. Thank you guys so much. Next time we are in Woods Hole, we are staying at The Sands of Time.

1Thank Paul E
Arne G, General Manager at Sands Of Time Motor Inn & Harbor House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. I am so happy it all worked out for you and will be delighted to see you back in Woods Hole. Take care of yourselves.

Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The location is marvelous and rooms are excellent. The hotel is simple but elegant. The front desk personnel are courteous and helpful. There is a common tea/coffee maker accessible during day time. One can walk to down town area comfortably. Lot of tourist information is stocked at front desk.

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Arne G, General Manager at Sands Of Time Motor Inn & Harbor House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. We work hard to do as best we can for our customers and will continue to do so. We would be delighted to be able to welcome you back for another stay. Have a great day!

Quincy, Massachusetts
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This place is located in the ideal spot. You can get the Steam ship authority and Science buildings right down the street. Plenty of Beaches near by , tons of stuff to do. Surprise's also. The motel / motor lodge is Very Clean. The Bathrooms are very nice. You can take a real good shower and Clean up before going...

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Arne G, General Manager at Sands Of Time Motor Inn & Harbor House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. We really strive to have you enjoy your stay and we are happy to hear when we have succeeded. Hope to see you again soon!

Westport, Ireland
Reviewed 27 September 2016

2 Star Accommodation. Moldy odor in room and was kept up all night by the person above me. Very pleasant people at desk but the whole place is straight out of 1950, including the towels, heat & AC. This reminded me of the motels I would stay in when driving across Country with my parents in the late 50's.

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

We loved staying in this adorable little inn. We booked the morning of, and the staff was accommodating, friendly, and awesome. The location in Woods Hole is perfect -- walking distance to Pie in the Sky - our favorite! Would definitely recommend staying here.

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Niskayuna, New York
Reviewed 4 September 2016

My family of 4 had a great time at the Sands of Time Motor Inn and Harbor House. Our 2 teens (13 and 18), my husband and I took some time at the end of August to go to the beach in Cape Cod. Our room was clean and airy with an ocean view. We had so much fun at...

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New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 27 July 2016

My mom and I spent four days at the Cape recently, and we couldn't have asked for a better place to stay. Sands of Time has a lovely staff, and the location is the best! It's a short walk into town and to the ferry, so you never have to deal with parking. It's also right next to the Shining...

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Arne G, Manager at Sands Of Time Motor Inn & Harbor House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for reviewing us. We are pleased that you enjoyed yourself and do look forward to having you back. Have a great continued summer!

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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

My husband, daughter (6 months old) and I were in Falmouth for a few days and stumbled across the sands of time. From the moment I walked in and was greeted by Carol I knew we would love it there! Eveything was clean and well cared for. Everyone that works there is clearly happy to be there and it shows...

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Arne G, Manager at Sands Of Time Motor Inn & Harbor House, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having the three of you with us, and we are glad you happened upon our place. It would be a pleasure to have you come back. Take care and enjoy the rest of your summer. Best to all.

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Additional Information about Sands Of Time Motor Inn & Harbor House

Address: 549 Woods Hole Rd, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA 02543-1041
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Falmouth > Woods Hole
Price Range: €202 - €296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sands Of Time Motor Inn & Harbor House 2*
Number of rooms: 35
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“Top floors have good sea view”
atmanandma, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for twin beds, no Fridges, Stoves or micro waves in motel part. But harbour house is fully equipted. More money. Doesn't affect stay.”
guarn15, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay in Harbor House only!”
mamazoeweiss, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The "house" on the hill has the best views and the rooms are bigger, but it's a bit more pricey.”
krobsten2011, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Stay here it is really good”
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