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Rhode Island
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63 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2012

The reason why we stayed here was to sleep only. We had friends with a house in Wellfleet and they did not have room for us. It was the cheapest place I could find at $135/nt. The check in area is so old that it really made me think twice about staying. The room was small, but worked for my... More 

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3 Thank ackelley
Oxford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2012

Our family spent two nights at the Mainstay while visiting relatives on holiday in Wellfleet. It was recommended by friends that hadn't stayed there in 10 years. There were definite positives. The check-in was courteous and efficient. The DirecTV in the rooms was a real bonus and helped us catch a lot more of the Olympics than would have been... More 

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2 Thank NicholasWorth
Framingham, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2012

Stayed here in the fall of 2011, and chose Mainstay because it had an indoor pool and was pet friendly. The owners were unfriendly, and complained about how tired they were. The pool was usually locked, and it would take a long time for someone to unlock it. When we did get inside, the pool was filled with bugs. And... More 

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2 Thank Grandpuppy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2012

My stay at the Mainstay was very pleasant. I must first say that i was very apprehensive about staying there after reading some of the reviews posted on this page. Because of the lack of availability of other options, I took a chance. I am usually very particular about lodgings as my daughter is in the hotel industry. Cape Cod... More 

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3 Thank mrsksk
Albany, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 August 2012

I stayed with some friends here over a school break, the price was great but I would recommend looking else where because the rooms were small and cramped and after our room was cleaned it smelt of cigarettes, we were sure why... and if you are on the lower level you'll be able to hear every movement of the inhabits... More 

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1 Thank Jordon F
Columbiana, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2012

I have never had a motel room worse than this. I still remember the smell of the room. It was horrible. The paneling was buckling from the wall so I'm assuming we were smelling mold. We are not that particular about our accommodations but this was way over the top. We were lucking to get a comfortable mattress but what... More 

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1 Thank Donna112
Rochester, New York
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2012

We were not expecting luxury since this is a motel. Our family was very comfortable. Room size for four people was decent, indoor pool was great, especially since the cape can becool. Owners were friendly and rooms were clean. The pool was the highlight of the stay here as it is salt water and the room is bright.

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3 Thank michelsk
Lanham, Maryland, United States
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2011

We stayed at the Mainstay while cycling on the Cape. Nice family atmosphere, and a staff that went out of its way to be helpful. It's an older establishment and the rooms are not modern, but our room was quite adequate, the TV worked, the ac/heat was effective, and it was clean. We were there off season and paid what... More 

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1 Thank John S
Milan, Italy
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2011

I was really disappointed with the quality of this place, the stench of the room was covered with tons of menthol air freshener, the rug was dirty, and since the bed sheets weren't ironed I thought someone might have slept in them before us. The bathroom hasn't been refreshed since the 60ies and it shows!! I was disappointed mostly because... More 

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2 Thank BeaBloom
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 October 2011

Lots of dog poop . Pool area is filthy. You have to watch out for the BED BUGS or you will bring them to your own home or to somebodys home that you may love. Also i think they may have gone to the dump to get the bedding and matterese. The board of health has not been to Wellfleet... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Mainstay Motor Inn

Address: 2068 State Hwy Rte 6, Box 295, Wellfleet, MA 02667-8908
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Wellfleet
Price Range: RM487 - RM1,032 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mainstay Motor Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Mainstay Motor Hotel Wellfleet
Mainstay Hotel Wellfleet
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“I stayed on the first floor because I don't do steps. It was easy in and out and had a chair and table outside.”
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