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Myersville, Maryland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second Lafayette run motel in OOB that we have stayed at and had great stays at both. Waves is in a great location. You are close enough to walk to the Pier and Old Orchard St (where a lot of shops and restaurants are located), but far enough away from the noise to get some good sleep.... More 

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Clinton, Massachusetts
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed overnight. I wanted ocean view but there were non available. Have a semi view from balcony. Nice set up if you have children as bedroom space is on each side of bathroom. Parking is a huge problem. Underneath building. Close to beach entrance.

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Rochester, New York
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53 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This is our third weekly stay at Waves Oceanfront Resort (we always reserve the Horizon Bldg, room 414 oceanfront) and will continue to be whenever we visit OOB. Super friendly staff, great view, just steps to the beach, pool and hot tub, ultra-comfy bed, excellent housekeeping, very affordable rates, and an exceptional experience! We plan to book for next year... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Most of the other hotels in the area seemed closed for the season, and I got a bargain price on a double room (2 kingsize beds). Oddly, the beds were in opposite ends of the room, but not separated by a door. Nice and friendly staff, free parking, clean room. The sea view, the beach, the low evening sun and... More 

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Although the place is very close to pier and the ocean, you are also surrounded by too many people. I thought having the bathroom between the beds meant privacy, well total separation for the entire weekend is how these rooms are designed, actually less space than a regular room with two beds. You can hear people coughing in the next... More 

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Owego
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I choose this hotel because it was close to the pier and had a cafe and market on-site What I didn't know is that Old Orchard Beach basically shuts down after Labor Day. The cafe and market were closed as were most of the shops and restaurants in town and on the pier. Even Dunkin Donuts was closed! (The cafe... More 

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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We decided to take a spur of the moment trip to the beach to enjoy the last few days of summer-like weather ... when I called a day ahead, I spoke with Shauna (who was very pleasant) and she offered me a deluxe king room on the top floor in the Horizon bldg (right on the beach!!) ... I had... More 

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Decided to have a get away with some friends & while searching for a place to stay, we found the Waves. With it being right on the beach it made it super easy to switch from the pool to the beach with no hassle at all. We found the room to be clean & the staff to be super friendly,... More 

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wavesoceanfront, Guest Relations Manager at Waves Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Waves. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to hosting you again the future! More 

Greater Cincinnati
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4 reviews
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Although located directly on the beach, the attraction of this property stops right there. Cleaning of the room each day consisted of only providing a single set of clean towels. No soap. No shampoo. No bed made. No floors cleaned. No trash picked up. No room cleaning of any kind. Had to throw out a new pair of bedroom slippers... More 

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wavesoceanfront, Guest Relations Manager at Waves Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

I am very disappointed to hear of your dissatisfaction during your stay with us. This is not a typical experience here at the Waves. We pride ourselves in having excellent customer service and a housekeeping staff that is well trained in making sure each guest can enjoy their stay with the highest level of comfort. We always have someone on... More 

Butler, Tennessee
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288 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

If you are looking for a motel like they were in 50's and early 60's this is the place.No elevators, carry everything up if on 2nd/3rd floor. Tight parking. We were looking for a quirky motel and got one. A real throwback It was clean, floors became dirty before we left, 2 doubles (not a Q), full kitchen (if u... More 

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wavesoceanfront, Guest Relations Manager at Waves Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

We want to thank you for taking the time to review the Waves. Each year we try to make updates to many of our rooms to maintain a modern feel. It is difficult to install an elevator in this area, however we are in the early planning stages to install an elevator on property. We are sorry to hear that... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Food & drink at the hotel
Beach Street Cafe
Beach Street Cafe
Cuisines: American
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Waves Oceanfront Resort

Address: 87 W Grand Ave, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064
Region: United States > Maine > Old Orchard Beach
Price Range: RM333 - RM387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Waves Oceanfront Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 139
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Also Known As:
Waves Oceanfront Hotel Old Orchard Beach
Hotel Waves Oceanfront
Waves Oceanfront Resort Old Orchard Beach, Maine
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Old Orchard Beach
#7 Romantic Hotel in Old Orchard Beach
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