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The Dunes on the Waterfront

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  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the cottages”(55 reviews)
“tidal river”(31 reviews)
“low tide”(22 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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2.5 Star Hotel
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All reviewsthe cottagestidal riverlow tidebedroom cottageadirondack chairsscreened in porchgrounds are beautifulguest roomsshuffle boardearly octobermy husband and ilittle slice of heavenmain officeheated poolwatching the sunrisepeace and quietcan't wait to go back
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This property The Dunes on the Waterfront, whom I spoke with regarding this booking before booking it, contacted me today to state during our 4 night stay we would have three separate rooms, and would have to pack up and move three times, and not...More

1  Thank seekerofcomfort
Response from AaronPerkins, Owner at The Dunes on the WaterfrontResponded 1 week ago

Dear seekerofcomfort, I sincerely apologize that you got this impression of our hotel from your phone conversation. As we explained, when a reservation is made with us utilizing a third party, and the reservation requires the guest to change rooms during their stay we feel...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Dunes on the Waterfront is a throwback to a time when bungalows dotted vacation areas around the US. But better. The Dunes has an expansive waterfront along a tidal 'river'. At low tide, you can walk across to the spit of sand that is...More

1  Thank I7130DYrichardp
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This was our second visit here and we weren't dissapointed. The cabin was nice, very clean and well maintained. We stayed for three nights. Walking distance to downtown and Perkins Cove (approx 2 miles)

1  Thank gunnerhm
Reviewed 17 October 2017

My parents are repeat guests of this resort (for lack of a better word). It's not really a resort, just acres of green grass speckled with little white cabins. The cabins are spaced far enough apart so you have plenty of privacy. We stayed in...More

Thank L P
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We spent 3 nights in one of the guest rooms. The room was beautifully styled and clean but a little bit small. To be honest we were only there to sleep so it worked fine for 2 adults. Our room was on the bottom floor...More

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Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$146 - US$356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Ogunquit
#3 Green Hotel in Ogunquit
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Ogunquit
#5 Romantic Hotel in Ogunquit
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Ogunquit
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$146 - US$356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Ogunquit
#3 Green Hotel in Ogunquit
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Ogunquit
#5 Romantic Hotel in Ogunquit
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Ogunquit
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Traveller (134)
Room & Suite (191)
Pool & Beach (17)
Dining (1)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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hunter217
12 October 2016|
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Response from Nancy B | Reviewed this property |
Sadly, no.
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hunter217
12 October 2016|
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Response from Meryl R | Property representative |
Hi there! The Dunes is does not accept pets, with one exception this year — we're having a Doggy Weekend at the end of our season, Oct. 27-30, 2016. This is a one-time event for us, so if you'd like to bring your pup on a... More
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Joanne F
15 October 2015|
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Response from Mike R | Property representative |
Hi Joanne, The trolley does stop running in October, unfortunately — Columbus Day was its last day. We do have heat in all cottages and guest rooms, and our cottages have working wood fireplaces with individual firewood... More
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"The rooms vary in size, location & amenities. Not all rooms have fireplaces"
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"Contact them directly to pick the best cabin."
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"Take the trolley to avoid traffic congestion or walk- beach or sidewalk!"
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"We asked for a quiet room and got the top floor in a corner."
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