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Mesa, Arizona
Reviewed 8 October 2012

A college friend and I have met here once a year every October for the last eleven years, and we LOVE it at Silver Sands! The two-bedroom cottage we reserve is perfect for our "girls' getaway," with a fully equipped kitchen, and a lovely beach just footsteps from our yard. On the weekend my friend goes back to the city,...

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4Thank BarbiJKM
Atlantic Beach, New York
Reviewed 8 October 2012 via mobile

Really nice old time charm. Like staying at someone's home. Great location. Will definitely return. Staff friendly and attentive. Best value ever! Bottle if wine, bucket of munchies upon arrival. Room has coffee maker and complimentary creal and milk as well as OJ and muffins that were replenished daily. Complimentary wi fi and office has livingroom with wide screen TV...

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1Thank Patticake9
Amityville, New York, United States
Reviewed 1 October 2012

Place was great I love mom and pops kinda place just gives u a very welcoming feel I booked the room on the phone and told the lady I was booking it for my girlfriends birthday when we got to the place she handed us a bottle of local wine and said happy bday views are amazing rooms are not...

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Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed 16 September 2012 via mobile

A friend steered us to the silver sands for our first stay on the north fork. Due to a rainy, windy weekend we scored a beachfront cottage, which was amazing. Cottages are the way to go here, although I did not see the regular rooms. But the experience of being in our own little self contained time capsule on the...

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2Thank maynecorse
New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 5 September 2012

We just got back from our 3rd visit to the Silver Sands. No, it is not glitzy. Maybe it could use some renovations. And OK, our couch for some reason had ants, which I discovered while lying on it (this issue I'd never had here before), but I still want to give a glowing review. I simply love it. I...

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7Thank Pamela G
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 30 August 2012

I just came back from a week at Silver Sands Motel and beach cottages. We had the large cottage for a family of four. It's got everything you need including AC. I think the hardest part of my day was choosing whether to walk 30 seconds to the beach or 20 seconds to the pool. The pool is great with...

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1Thank jolambchop
San Diego, California
Reviewed 15 August 2012

Hey! We just got back from a week in New York, and finally returned to the Silver Sands for a weekend away. Just the two of us. It was better than we even remembered. Such a happy place, and we actually got a chance to unwind, take some romantic walks, enjoy the cute beach! Close enough to town to be...

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Thank DocuDave
New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 31 July 2012

Our first time there - only stayed 1 night (but will definitely return before the summer is over!!!). A lovely place - yes, the furniture is outdated but in my opinion it only adds to the charm. The motel's room had all the necessities (microwave, tv, coffee maker, small fridge) and the gift bag with chips upon registration was a...

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1Thank ElenaF963
Reviewed 25 July 2012 via mobile

This place is a classic. The owners are awesome and willing to do anything within their power to make your stay pleasant. The water and the beach although only a quarter of a mile wide were great, along with the spectacular view. They even upgraded us without a request , to two rooms ( my husband, myself and our adult...

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2Thank Floodmargaret
Connecticut
Reviewed 23 July 2012

Our visit unfortunately was very short, just two nights this past week. Our last visit was nearly a year ago and so we were looking forward to returning. Again, a pleasant stay. The staff could not be more friendly and accomodating. It's great location and welcoming atmosphere will not disappoint you. We can't wait to return again, hopefully very soon.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"DIRTY DANCING meets THE FLAMINGO KID" - NEW YORK MAGAZINE, April 2007The Silver Sands Motel and Beach Cottages was established in 1961 on 40 unspoiled acres on Peconic Bay in Greenport, facing Shelter Island. We are a quiet getaway for beach and nature lovers, and their families, and have been for generations. Our rooms and cottages all have microwaves, mini-fridges, television, AC, and some have efficiency units as well as full kitchens. We are set off the beaten-path in Greenport, down a wooded road on the beach and are adjacent to 18 acres of pristine wetlands. Over the last half-century, we have been host to families, couples, studio film shoots, major fashion shoots, and have been featured in the NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK MAGAZINE, THE NEW YORKER, TIME-OUT, TRAVEL & LEISURE, and NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVEL MAGAZINE. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Silver Sands Motel & Beach Cottages

Address: 1400 Silvermere Rd, PO Box 285, Greenport, NY 11944-2829
Region: United States > New York > Long Island > North Fork > Greenport
Price Range: $175 - $420 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Silver Sands Motel & Beach Cottages Hotel Greenport
Silver Sands Motel And Beach Cottages
Silver Sands Hotel Beach
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“Try for a cabin”
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“Bungalows are the best !!! Bring food to cook.”
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“Silver Sands offers various accommodations.”
 of 5 bubbles Volvogirl17, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are pretty big. There are also cabins if you need something larger.”
 of 5 bubbles Q9825WMkevinf, 22 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Choose cottages or efficiency suites for families. I usually stay in the motel like double bed rooms”
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