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“Simple and sweet on the BEST Beach!”
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Ocean Vista Resort
Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Amagansett
Reviewed 29 July 2011

Love this little gem. Ocean Vista is a simple motel but it's paradise away from the city for me. Rooms are basic but have the simple ammenities one needs - and can accomodate 3 people easily. I love staying on the upper floors closer to the beach. These units are owned by other folks that rent them out over the season. Check rates as they fluctuate mid-July to end of August during peak season (sometimes as high at $425/night)

You should bring snacks and water as there is not much nearby to satisfy a late night thirst or food craving..

Pros:
fantastic location for beach lovers
simple and clean
friendly staff
small refridge/microwave/ in room
across the street from the best Happy Hour in Montauk- Cyril's!!
nearby the best lobster roll in Montauk- The Clam Bar
rent bikes at Espos Surf shop
the hampton jitney drops you off right in front if you ask nicely
parking lot
they have an indoor pool ( I never use it but siome may like that)
they have outdoor hibachi's and tables if oyu want to grill out
did I mention the BEST beach in the Hamptons is here? it is close to protected seashore which makes for less crowds and more natural beauty
and they have beach chairs on the beach for you - get there early though- they get nabbed up quickly!

Cons:
Far from town- you need to take cabs if you are drinking and it is about 5-6 miles outside of town
can be pricey in peak season- for very basic accomodations
they have coffee in the lobby- but it is not the best- would be great f they included breakfast buffet and endless coffee - or if they had a vending machine

Room Tip: ask for the upper level-
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  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 23 July 2011

What a perfect getaway. Nothing like arriving to a place and everything is at your finger tips.
All you need to pack is what you put on your back. Steps away from the ocean, beautiful tennis court, Chaise lounges and beach umbrella's await you on the beach. Centrally located to everywhere.
Definitely would go back!

Room Tip: We stayed in room 221 which we loved. We saw room 214 which was also beautiful. I recommend staying...
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  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 22 July 2011

excellent hotel in every way-- staff is first rate-- however, just make sure you get an upgraded room-- this hotel is one big co-op and some owers are very shortsighted and cheap-- they do not all upgrade their properties--- this siutation could make for an unpleasant stay unless you know how to rent rooms. Otherwise, this is an excellent location-- i would return!

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 19 July 2011

Just returned from second visit to Ocean Vista. Pleased to have a renovated room with a lovely bathroom and an efficient a/c that is in the bedroom and not the bathroom. A big improvement from the older room we had last time. Room was one of the few with a large flat screen tv. Staff is very helpful and provides whatever you need. Room was lovely; took a lower floor. Only problem was noisy kids running overhead so next time we would take an upper room. Needed to purchase paper towels and facial tissues which were not supplied. Used bbq grills twice; bring your own charcoal and lighter. Last room did not provide bbq tools so we brought ours from home but this room did have them. Enjoyed the beautiful beach several days. Towels, chairs and umbrellas are provided. Resort may want to update the chairs; they are hard plastic and uncomfortable after sitting for several hours. After check out which was 11 am we were able to use the beach and shower in the pool area which was very convenient. Resort provided shampoo, conditioner and towels. It is a very good deal for a more than adequate room on a beautiful beach. You do need a car to go anywhere and it is a 10-15 minute drive into the village of Montauk or Amagansett.

Room Tip: Room 117 was nicely renovated.
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  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 28 June 2011

clean and friendly and right on a beautiful beach. for the lower price range in the Hamptons this is great! we didn't love our original room and were immediately switched to one we liked much better.

  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled on business
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Thank FrancisPhilly
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Reviewed 13 June 2011

Ocean Vista, while dwarfed by the more updated neighboring property, still holds its own as a destination due to its location on the beach and its great deals for early and late season rates. The hotel and rooms have a nice feel, by no means luxury or fancy, but rather friendly and modest. The purpose of my trip was a 35 Mile bike ride, and the establishment provided the opportunity for a good nights rest at a good value. I did take their rate card and saw that the prices almost tripled for peak season, which to me seemed overpriced for the property, but again, its all about taking advantage of their seasonal deals and specials!

Stayed: June 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 22 May 2011

The location was great if you're going for a beach location. We travelled there for a sightseeing trip by motorcycle. We could not see our parked motorcycles from our room. We went to dinner in a car with friends and we came back around 11pm. The maintenance man did check us out to make sure that we were in fact guests. The next morning we did walk on the beach, it was a beautiful beach.

Because it's on the east end the whole area tends to be pricey. The room was OK, The TV was secured to a wall mount with bungee cords and was precariously perched. The bedspread was sandy and it was a very uncomfortable bed, The room only had cheap blinds and no curtains, so bring eyeshades if you like to sleep in a dark room. The bathroom was nice, but it was strange to see a small window mounted air conditioner in the bathrroom and no air conditioner in the main room. Wi Fi internet worked intermittently.

It was an efficiency, but they didn't leave any coffee in the room for you to make when you get up. The office did not open until 9am so we had to drive to seven eleven to get coffee @ 8:30 when we got up. Also the indoor pool which was the gem of their website was closed that weekend which was a disappointment

  • Stayed: May 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Ocean Vista Resort

Address: 2136 Montauk Hwy., Amagansett, NY 11930
Region: United States > New York > Long Island > Hamptons > Amagansett
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Amagansett
Price Range: £149 - £328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ocean Vista Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 46
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ocean Vista Resort is unique beachfront co-op located between Amagansett and Montauk, NY--one of the best values in the Hamptons. Each of its 46 units (studios and one- and two-bedrooms) offers TV, efficiency kitchen, AC/heating, wireless and maid service. The resort has an indoor heated pool, tennis, sauna and a private beach equipped with beach chairs and umbrellas. Photo courtesy of Ritter Photo. ... more   less 
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Ocean Vista Hotel Amagansett
Ocean Vista Resort Amagansett, Hamptons, NY

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