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“Peaceful, quiet, typical beach motel”
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Ocean Vista Resort
Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Amagansett
Reviewed 29 August 2013

Overall pleased, beautiful private beach, office provides beach chaises & umbrella's & towels but could run short if high occupancy. Would be nice if they also had beach chairs ;) Almost all rooms are privately owned which explains the renovated comments!! Wireless internet did not reach our room & had to walk almost to the office to connect-office accepted my "complaint" well & was concerned for us. Very clean, nice & non-intrusive staff :) Indoor pool nice but operating hours could be extended & area updated; staff was very accommodating to extend pool hours if staff was on site :). Parking could get tight, railroad tie planters placed in worst spots, blocking entrances to lower level rooms especially hauling luggage. Landscape could use help. Tennis court on site, charcoal BBQ's & tables nice for stay in dining, 4 seat tables w/ umbrellas also available outside lower rooms nice touch. Would be great if there was more family activity on the property/beach - bike rentals, volley ball, beach parties, etc. would make it stand out above other sites. NO lifeguard on this private beach-FYI. Our efficiency was well updated with queen bed & futon. Served well for our stay. Web site really needs updating - did not provide adequate info. having me look at other facilities. Maintenance was immediately attended to--a couple of bulbs were out and was changed first thing in the morning. Could hear the people above talking & thumping walking around :O with no problem (they didnt keep us awake). During our stay was a variety of couples, families, friends -- all pleased with the facility. We would definitely go back :).

Room Tip: Ask for renovated rooms Unit 120 was renovated, upper level great ocean views -- for toddlers lower...
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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

This is a simple beach motel. Don't come here expecting any sort of luxury. It feels really simple, and has all the basics -- rooms have mini kitchens, beds, and a TV (maybe a VCR too if you're lucky!). I've stayed here a few times, and each room is basically the same (some feel more recently renovated than others), but the real appeal is that you are a few steps from THE BEACH. The beach has beach chairs, towels, and umbrellas (you must get from the office). You're on the Nepague beach between Amagansett and Montauk. Great value for the Hamptons.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 18 June 2013

My family and I stayed here on a Saturday night during the off-peak season. We booked the room the same day since we did not originally plan on staying in the Hamptons for the night. Since our decision was so last minute we were left with only three room options. Rooms 106 and 107 smelled of mildew and very outdated. We wound up taking 110 because it was the only one of the three without the smell. However, it was very outdated as well. The bedding looked old. The kitchen has to be at least 20 years old. There was an extension cord with a bunch of wires plugged into it laying right out on a wicker table. The only thing new about the room was the cable and HDTV. One really odd thing was the placement of the A/C unit in the bathroom. The room simply needs an upgrade.

My sister booked her room on the second floor a few days in advanced. The difference between her room and ours was night and day. Her room was renovated and didn't have the mildew smell. Their A/C unit was located in the living room where it should be. It simply felt so much more comfortable to be in her room than ours. We each paid the same price for our rooms.

On the positive side the beach by the hotel is nice and it's only a 10 minute drive to Montauk and about 15 minutes from East Hampton. I just can't justify spending over $350 a night to stay here during the peak season. You're setting yourself up for serious disappointment if you get stuck with an older room.

Room Tip: If you're going to stay here you'll have better odds with an updated room upstairs.
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  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 27 September 2012

I ususally stay in the village of Montauk but our friends suggested the Ocean Vista Resort. It is a nice motel with 2 floors and a lot of rooms. There are tennis courts, an indoor pool and you are supplied with towels and lounge chairs to sit by the ocean which is beautiful. It's a short walk to the beach from the room on a littl boardwalk. It's located on the south side of Montauk Highway so you don't have to cross a busy road. The maids give you whatever you need and most of the rooms are efficiencies. Each room is individually owned so no two rooms are alike. There are picnic tables, outdoor bbq grills, outdoor shower to rinse off, and plenty of parking. I will stay here again. If you want to eat and drink without driving? No problem, Clam Bar, Cyrils Fish House and Bonzai Burger are within a 5 minute walking distance. Enjoy this secret paradise.

Room Tip: Room 105 & 108 are beautiful.
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  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 August 2012

Ocean View Resport was extremely clean. Pool was heated and inviting. Thoroughly enjoyed barbecuing aspect. Tennis court was well maintained. Rooms were comfortable and cozy. Staff was friendly and the price was right! Stayed in Room #208. Try to book it if it is available as the room is extremely pretty.

Room Tip: Try Room 208 - or 107.
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Thank George B
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Reviewed 9 August 2012

We (two adults, two teenage boys) had a great time at Ocean Vista. We'd come back again.

Pros:
Awesome beach! Never crowded and plenty of chairs are available.
Quiet location, but only a 5-10 minute ride to Montauk or East Hampton.
Kitchenettes were a nice feature. Plenty of cups, dishes, etc.
Room was clean and comfortable.
Nice grounds - well kept plus plenty of tables and grills.

Cons:
WiFi was hit or miss. Strong AT&T signal however.





Stayed: August 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 6 August 2012

We have stayed at this resort for MANY years and the mgt has changed and not for the best. Our last visit on memorial day weekend was aweful. we stayed on the lower floor and had a bunch of roudy kids above us up all night partying. my 2 kids were up all nite, i spoke to the front desk in the morning, and was told it would be taking care of , the the second nite was even worse. im as fighting to get my $$$ Back from Amex. the were loud, doing drugs, and very disrespectful. awefull mgt.... not doing the right thing i did report them to the better business buero. if u have any problems, i Promise u they wont take care of it!!!!!

Room Tip: stay somewhere else
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  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled with family
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5  Thank susangunzzzz
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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: £144 - £312 (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 Resort Amagansett, Hamptons, NY

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