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The Anchorage By the Sea

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Reviewed 24 June 2014

Just spent 27 wonderful hours in Ogunquit--with a one-night stay at the Anchorage. Other visits we were there for longer; only had one night this time. We were greeted with friendly chatter by the guard at the gatehouse and found the desk staff to be very friendly as well (much improved over previous years!). Although we were told we may...

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Sharon
Reviewed 24 June 2014

My husband and I just spent 2 nights here to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. We were in room 235 and had great views of the ocean. We arrived at 11am the day of check-in, so we didn't expect our rooms to be ready yet. We parked our car and opted to have lunch at Perkin Cove at Jackie's Too...

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AnchorageME, Public Relations Manager at The Anchorage By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Jetsetsun, Thank you so much for providing us with all of your great feedback. We would also like to thank you for choosing the Anchorage during your trip to Ogunquit. Your patronage is greatly appreciated. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your two night stay with us. The rooms in the Port building were recently renovated this past...

hudson, quebec
Reviewed 24 June 2014

I always stay here when I visit Ogunquit. Rooms are not first-class, but they are comfortable and clean. Staff are courteous and the premises are well looked after. In my opinion that far outweighs an ordinary motel room. The food in the restaurant is very tasty and the prices reasonable. I was unsure of a choice of wine so the...

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AnchorageME, Front Office Manager at The Anchorage By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Wendywillow, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us here on TripAdvisor. We would also like to thank you for choosing the Anchorage during your trip to Ogunquit. We greatly appreciate all of your kind compliments. It's always wonderful to receive positive feedback from our guests. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank...

Medford, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 June 2014

We have been going there for years and decided to go there to celebrate our 50th. Could not have chosen a better place. Room was spotless, staff was friendly, polite and helpful, grounds were immaculate and so beautiful in the evening. View is spectacular and the walk into town is so short that we just park the car and leave...

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AnchorageME, Public Relations Manager at The Anchorage By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Paula L, Thank you so much for sharing your review here on TripAdvisor. We would also like to thank you for choosing the Anchorage for your Anniversary trip to Ogunquit. First off, congratulations on your 50th Wedding Anniversary! That's wonderful to hear! We are so happy we were able to accommodate you! Thank you so much for all of...

new york
Reviewed 21 June 2014

This hotel is by far the cleanest I have ever experienced in my many years of traveling! It is expensive, but the view from the balcony of the ocean is incredible and made our stay worth it. On the negative side, they give you nothing but your room for the money. There is coffee 24/7, but it would be gracious...

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AnchorageME, Public Relations Manager at The Anchorage By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Nycarole, Thank you for your review here on TripAdvisor. We appreciate all of your feedback. We would also like to thank you for choosing the Anchorage during your recent trip to Ogunquit. Thank you for your compliments on our hotel's cleanliness. This is certainly something we pride ourselves on. All of your comments on our room amenities are certainly...

Boston, MA
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Spent two nights here this week. We loved it and will definitely return and recommend to others. Some pros: - Adult pool and kiddie pool outside. Also an indoor pool. - Rooms very clean and updated - The location is very well situated in town. We did not use our car at all. You can walk to several places. There...

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AnchorageME, Public Relations Manager at The Anchorage By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Bib28, Thank you for your review here on TripAdvisor. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We would also like to thank you for choosing the Anchorage during your recent stay in Ogunquit. Thank you for your the kind compliments on our property. We are so happy to hear you would stay with us again!...

memphis, tn
Reviewed 18 June 2014

We just returned from 2 nights at the hotel. Wish we had booked 4 nights. It was super relaxing to be at the beach early in the season when it wasn't really crowded. We loved the hotel's location and setting. We enjoyed the grounds, the pool area, the grassy glade to relax on that overlooks the ocean and Marginal Way....

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AnchorageME, Public Relations Manager at The Anchorage By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Marla, Thank you for giving us your feedback here on TripAdvisor. We would also like to thank you for staying with us during your trip to Ogunquit. Thank you for your kind comments about our property. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your two night stay with us. We appreciate your recommendations about our rooms. These are certainly...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 June 2014

My husband and I went to the Anchorage by the Sea, a month or so ago, we had such a great time that we decided to go on another last minute night away. I called night before, and booked room for the next day which was a Sunday. We got to hotel early around 10:00 ish, living an hour or...

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AnchorageME, Public Relations Manager at The Anchorage By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Sheri18, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us here on TripAdvisor. We would also like to thank you for choosing the Anchorage during you recent trip to Ogunquit. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us . Spring is always a wonderful time to visit us as the weather is normally nice...

Lincoln, New Hampshire
Reviewed 12 June 2014

We enjoyed another May vacation at the beautiful Anchorage Resort, Ogunquit's own "little piece of heaven". As always, we received a warm and friendly welcome upon arrival. Our room had been redecorated in relaxing pastel colors. We spent our vacation enjoying the Anchorage's oceanfront location and its panoramic views. It was wonderful watching other happy visitors strolling along Marginal Way...

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AnchorageME, Public Relations Manager at The Anchorage By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Toby M, Thank you for your review here on TripAdvisor. We are so happy to hear you found a "little piece of heaven" at the Anchorage. What a wonderful compliment to receive from a guest! We would also like to thank you for choosing the Anchorage during your trip to Ogunquit. We greatly appreciate your patronage. We are happy...

washington, dc
Reviewed 12 June 2014

We came for a girls' weekend and stayed for just two nights. The staff were nice, the rooms were clean and we did have a nice beach/ocean view. Nothing to complain about but also nothing special. Loved the chairs on the property overlooking the beach. It was also walking distance to both Perkins Cove and the center of town. Overall,...

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Dear Vagnier, Thank you for sharing your comments here on TripAdvisor. We would also like to thank you for choosing the Anchorage during your recent trip to Ogunquit. We are happy we were able to accommodate you for your girls weekend. Thank you for your compliments about our friendly staff and nice rooms. We appreciate your positive feedback. We hope...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Surf Point 360
Surf Point 360
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ogunquit’s most renowned, year-round oceanfront resort is The Anchorage By the Sea. The sea’s spectacular beauty is the focal point from most anywhere on the grounds. Located in the heart of Ogunquit, everything you could want in a complete vacation resort is right outside your door. Beautifully decorated rooms opening onto unforgettable views of the ocean are only the beginning. Open year-round, all rooms are smoke-free, offer free WIFI and have a small refrigerator. Other Anchorage amenities include hot tubs, indoor and outdoor pools, saunas and poolside bar and grill. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Anchorage By the Sea

Address: 125 Shore Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907-3710
Region: United States > Maine > Ogunquit
Price Range: $167 - $307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Anchorage By the Sea 3*
Number of rooms: 220
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Also Known As:
The Anchorage By The Sea Hotel Ogunquit
The Anchorage By Sea
Anchorage By The Sea Ogunquit
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Ogunquit
#14 Romantic Hotel in Ogunquit
#24 Family Hotel in Ogunquit
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“The best views are in the Port Building on the second floor-237 has a good view.”
 of 5 bubbles dreamingbig, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Many room locations available, we prefer across the street location.”
 of 5 bubbles kmoose5, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We like the south side less noise and the second level to avoid headlights shinning in room at night.”
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“Rooms away from the hot tub area are quieter. It is good though that the hot tub is open until 10:00pm.”
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“Love the towers!!”
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