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The Dunes on the Waterfront

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#10 of 36 Hotels in Ogunquit
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Santa Ana, California
Reviewed 12 November 2016

On the recommendation of a friend who has stayed at The Dunes on the Waterfront for many years, we finally booked a cottage for a four night stay. This was our first trip to the area and we had way too many sightseeing objectives planned and wound up spending most of our time away from the cottage. This was a...

2Thank Bill G
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We headed up to The Dunes for Doggy Weekend, which was the last weekend in October. The grounds and accommodations are quiet and beautiful, and you can't beat the sunrise over the ocean. This was a wonderful weekend for bringing dogs to the beach (not typically allowed during high season), so we had a fine time walking and exploring. Although...

Thank rebecca l
Fellsmere, Florida
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The cottages are wonderful and the staff maintains the grounds and the units perfectly. They are responsive and welcoming. Wonderful sitting area where coffee, tea and goodies are available. And of course the location is just stunning !

Thank swright55
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We were amazed at how lovely and secluded the property was with easy access to the Tidal River and adjacent beach. We were just passing through on the way to Acadia National Park, but were so impressed, stayed an extra night on the return trip. The cottages are beautiful and rooms so clean, cozy and well decorated. Terrific value!

Thank Maria S
Temple, Texas
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Our "Jersey" friend has been staying at The Dunes for a number of years. It's her favorite place to stay in Ogunquit. Now we know why! Our cabin was just perfect. A 2 bedroom 1 bath cabin with Living Room & Fireplace, a full Kitchen, and a screened porch near the water. Friendly service from all the family & staff...

Thank Steve R
Rochester, New York, United States
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful time at The Dunes!! Our room was perfect. King size bed, mini fridge, Keurig, and a beautiful, newly remodeled bathroom with a large shower. Everything was exactly as pictured on the website (although the pictures do not do the views any justice! The grounds are just breathtaking!!) We are already planning for a trip back in...

Thank Angela B
Warwick, Rhode Island
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

It was a beautiful stay..we had the romantic package..beautiful roses..cake..champagne with fluted champagne glasses..free breakfast at the egg and I..and a delicious breakfast delivered to our room..muffins .juice..yogurt..fresh fruit..the cabin was very clean..the king size bed comfortable..the grounds well kept..in the summer it must be fabulous..with the dunes and water ..and adirondack chairs..we did not take advantage of the rowboats...

Thank phyllis05
Cave Creek, Arizona
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Beautiful property and lovely room. Our room was in one of the duplex cottages, and was recently renovated. It was very nice and comfortable. The bed was comfy - and loved the pillows! Really nice shower. We only stayed one night, but we will be back and stay longer next time.

Thank zihuabum
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We stayed in early October which is sort of off-season in Ogunquit. We really enjoyed our stay. The property is a 10min walk from downtown and set way back from Rt. 1. Very quite. We stayed in a Guest Room with a king bed in one of the cottage buildings. It was excellent. The cottages are very far apart and...

Thank Brouillet2
Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The room was nicely furnished, well but softly lit (no harsh fluorescent or LED bulbs), big fluffy towels, pull down shades and heavy curtains, a Keurig with coffee and tea pods, fabulous pastries and more coffee in the office, exceptionally gracious staff...I could go on and on but here are a few pictures. My room was on the top floor...

1Thank dtroyke

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Picturesque Maine cottages, suites and guest rooms overlooking the Ogunquit Tidal River and Ogunquit Beach in southern Maine. Enjoy 12 scenic and private acres, dotted with Adirondack chairs, landscaped gardens, and an outdoor pool. Ogunquit's famous sandy beach is accessible by rowboat at high tide and on foot at low tide. Perfect for both families and romantic, relaxing getaways. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dunes on the Waterfront

Address: 518 Main St, Ogunquit, ME 03907-3212
Region: United States > Maine > Ogunquit
Price Range: ₹ 6,935 - ₹ 18,236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Dunes on the Waterfront 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Ogunquit
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Ogunquit
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“Ask for what you want when you call. The front desk gladly helped us find the perfect cottage.”
rebeccal644, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you like some space take a cottage - nice living area and full kitchen; separate bedrooms.”
swright55, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you can do not go for the smallest rooms.”
101francoisep, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“the website gives a good layout of the rooms and cottages - call the office to find out about the best views”
patriciarF2318ZB, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a cottage with a screened-in porch that faces the dunes.”
MsTrudy66, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
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