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Pleasant Valley, New York
Reviewed 19 July 2015

This was our first stay at Bowens. We had a two bedroom cottage and a room with a queen bed. We were a group of 7 and we all loved it. We also had a group of friends visit us for a day of fun at the pool and then a cookout in the evening. The all loved the place...

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Lynbrook, New York
Reviewed 19 July 2015

I stayed in 1 guestroom before checking into 3 cottages for a group of girls. The rooms were great - clean, comfortable. The grounds were awesome with a relaxing and clean pool. We had no complaints at all and a couple girls in my party are speaking of going back. One who is excited that they are dog-friendly yet you...

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 15 July 2015

We love staying at Bowen's. Eileen, Kevin and everyone else is friendly and willing to help with whatever you need. The cottages are clean, comfortable and have kitchens with everything you need to cook (bonus: there is a grocery store across the street!). The grounds are amazing: lush with beautiful flowers everywhere you look. The pool is big and always...

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Reviewed 15 July 2015

So happy to be able to share how good a visit we had at Bowens by the Bays. It was our 3rd visit. The grounds are gorgeous, the rooms immaculate, the pool divine. The Bowen's always make us feel as we are guests in ther home. The location is great. Perfect spot for families or couples. Already booked our August...

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Forest Hills, New York
Reviewed 13 July 2015

We are a family of four and stayed in a cottage, Our time there was wonderful. The cottage was very clean, the grounds beautiful and neat and it is very conveniently located to everything you need and would want to do.

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We stayed in one of the cottages for the weekend because the hotel was close to an event we were in Hampton Bays attending. The cottage was comfortable, but the bathroom was very small. A small shelf would help quite a bit, there is no place but the small sink or toilet to put things like toothbrushes and makeup. Furnishings...

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gobowens, Owner at Bowen's by the Bays, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking to time to offer your comments. We are very happy that you had an enjoyable stay. Your insight into the shelving issue in the bathrooms was very helpful, and we have since added shelves to all bathrooms. If another event brings you to Hampton Bays we hope you will consider staying with us again....

Reviewed 16 June 2015

My husband, dog and I had stayed at Bowens on the Bays several years ago. When we decided to do another mini vacation, we immediately thought of Bowens. Eileen and Kevin are so accommodating and friendly. The cottages are comfortable and clean.

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Reviewed 12 June 2015

My husband and I had the extreme pleasure of staying at Bowen’s By The Bays for 4 months. Along with our two dogs, we were all warmly welcomed and given an adorable cottage to live in. Everything was spotless, and it was so comfortable to just move in with our luggage and have everything at hand. The cottage included everything...

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chicago
Reviewed 1 June 2015

This is a sweet spot to go with your family and get back to basics in a clean cottage with a bbq, hammock, and site amenities like tennis, shuffleboard, a pool, and putting golf. The hosts are friendly, and the property is quiet. It is on a somewhat busy road, but set back from it. My only wish is that...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 June 2015

I made a last minute reservation to stay at Bowen's when the house I was going to stay at wasn't ready yet. I had my dog and we rented one of the little cabins. I wish I had more time there because the grounds were really lovely and relaxing, and the cabins were adorable - nothing fancy, but very charming...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a small family oriented resort with rooms and cottages that have been described as quaint and charming. Each is individually decorated and has it's own personality. We have a pool, lighted tennis court, shuffleboard, small putting green and playground. The grounds are shady and flower filled. Pets are welcome in the cottages by prior arrangement, but never in the rooms. This offers a choice for those with allergies to stay where there have never been pets. All accommodations have flat screen cable tv and air conditioning. All rooms have refrigerators and coffeemakers with complimentary tea & coffee, and all cottages as well as the studio have compact but complete kitchens equipped with dishes, pots, utensils and microwave. We are approximately 3 miles from both ocean and bay beaches where all are welcome. Pets can be taken to the beach before 9 a.M. And after 6 p.M. Both North & South Forks can be easily accessed from here, and we are about halfway between Southampton and Westhampton Villages. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bowen's by the Bays

Address: 177 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays, NY 11946
Region: United States > New York > Long Island > Hamptons > Hampton Bays
Price Range: €195 - €372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bowen's by the Bays 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“We loved the 3 bedroom cottage for 5 people and our mid size dog.”
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“There is a train that goes by there. Just a FYI”
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“We also stayed in one of the rooms a few years ago and they were great too!”
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