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Stage Run by the Sea
Ranked #32 of 36 Hotels in Ogunquit
Certificate of Excellence
Montreal, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 September 2011

We keep going back to this Motel year after year. We have stayed at other Hotels/ Motels in the area but at the Stage Run, the owners make the difference. Great location, a 7 minute walk to the downtown area and a 15 minute walk to beach. Free parking at Motel, and if you don't need to drive best to leave the car at Motel, since you don't want to be driving in Ogunquit on rt 1 duing the rush hours. Rooms are clean and reasonablely priced for the area. Trolley stops in front of Motel. Close to Egg an I (2 mins walk) and Lobster Pound. We've been going to this Motel twice a year for over 20 yrs and never had any issues. Our children/teenager love it.

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 23 August 2011

LIKE PRISON - can't smoke at pool can't drink at pool. Pool was DIRTY didn't clean it only once in 7 days. Rooms were not clean at all. Noise at night was terrible. Owners were not friendly at all. We only asked them for two things daily....1. An ironing board (which was so dirty you sure didn't want to lay your clean clothes on it)....and 2. A PLUNGER...we had to plung our toilet every day ourselves. They didn't act surprised when we had to go down to the office every day and ask for the plunger....YUCKY....PLEASE LISTEN TO ME....DON'T STAY THERE..There are many nice places...Hope no one has to have a rotten vacation like we did. They collected the money up front so you are STUCK THERE!!!!!

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
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dstutes, Owner at Stage Run by the Sea, responded to this review, 25 August 2011
I'm sorry that this guest felt that our motel was like a prison but i would like to address their concerns:

1. Smoking laws were passed by the state and we are only enforcing them. There is to be no smoking within 20ft of any door, window or vent or in any /common public ares. Due to the fact that our pool area is adjacent to all of our rooms it falls within the set limits.

2. We do allow drinks and food poolside, but do require that there be no glass containers, so as to protect our guests from the possibility of the pieces of glass that can remain after an accidental breakage.

3. We receive many compliments on the cleanliness of our rooms so I'm not sure what specific issues the guest had with the room but if they had been brought to our attention we would have addressed them.

4. We make every effort to restrict the amount of disturbances to our guests. Our quiet hours are from 10:00pm to 8:00am and we immediately address any violations to this rule. We also understand that people are on vacation and lots of times they do not realize how loud they are speaking. I live on the premises, so any noise that is loud enough to disturb the guests will usually be apparent to me,other than maybe people in the rooms adjacent to a particular guests room.

5. Our ironing boards are available for use by all guests and they may appear to be dirty but are just showing the burn marks left-over by frequent use. We will take this into consideration for the future and see what other options we have for their appearance.

6. As for our guests plugging the toilets...in the past we have offered to unplug their toilet but most are embarrassed that they are even having to ask for a plunger and will typically clear the toilet themselves. If the guest had asked us to clear the toilet, we would have accommodated them.

Our policy, as well as all of the other properties that we are familiar with, will take payment upon arrival. This motel is a small operation and we do not have the fancy reservation systems that the bigger chains have, so we can not keep payment information on hand which is why we collect for the entire stay at check-in. Also, we allow guests to leave their keys in the room upon departure, which would not be possible if they were required to come into the office prior to leaving to finalize their accounts.

We have many repeat customers, some who stay with us several times a year or who have been coming here every year for more then 20 years, who have nothing but good things to say about our motel and have no problem following our rules and procedures. I would like to reiterate that all the guests must do is bring their problem, issue or concerns to managements attention and we will do whatever we can to address them within reason.
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Denver, Colorado
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2010

This motel had a recent outside paint job and looks great. Office personnel was very nice and helpful. A clean, well-kept Mom and Pop kind of motel. The fan in the bathroom was a bit loud but all in all, a good place. Walkable to breakfast and lobstah!

  • Stayed October 2010
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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 7 September 2010

I love Ogunquit. Another motel suggested this one, since we were having a hard time to find a place to stay during the Labour Day week-end. Its a clean and well located motel, but there is a big problem: its a rip off! Beware, should you cancel (way in advance), they automatically charge you $US 15. I had to cancel for my old parents because my mother broke her hips. I told them 3 weeks before arrival, and even because of the seriousness of my mother's situation, it was a NO FULL REIMBURSEMENT POLICY. And then, hurricane Earl was supposed to hit Oguncuit during that week-end. Even with this Act of God reason, they would have debited the entire stay, since it was only 5 days prior to our arrival. And to top it all, my brother had to go back home for an emergency (he is a doctor) and told them more than 24 hours ahead of time. It was NO REIMBURSEMENT: he needed to pay the room ($US 180 or approx. $CAN 200., even if he did not stay). I personally travel around the world for my work, and I never experienced such a policy. If you bring children with you beware (for example: a room for 2 costs $US 138., for a family of 3 young children, it will cost you $US 180. for absolutely nothing extra: you have the exact accommodation as for a double occupancy - they only add an extra bed -). Even if its clean, it is way too expensive for such a MOTEL, and their booking policy is outragious. Look anywhere else in Ogunquit, for a similar venue, and you will also pay less and should you need to cancel, will get reimburse.

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled with family
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Brattleboro, Vermont
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2010

As a fellow innkeeper, I like to support local businesses whenever possible. I last visited the Stage Run Motel with my family nearly 20 years ago and thought it would be fun to reminisce there this year for my 35th birthday. What a great surprise - the place is still owned by the same family (the daughter now owns and operates it) and it's been remarkably well maintained. Clean and spacious rooms with all of the amenities you would hope for in a hotel including a decent size refrigerator, microwave, cable TV desk, AC etc... A clean and heated pool sits between the 2 buildings with plenty of chairs for lounging. The Ogunquit Trolley stops right out front (both the North and South trolleys) which makes travel extremely convenient. Not on the water, but the prices are very reasonable for those willing to take a fun trolley ride to the beach. It's been a blast visiting our family vacation spot after all of this time and I am glad to see that it remains a great place for families to make their own memories today.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled as a couple
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australia
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2010

After a long day this was a wonderful homely find. Good flat rates & clean as a whistle. The motel has a sparking in ground pool that is refreshing after a long day & the best beds that one could hope to sleep upon beautiful linen.
The rooms are spacious and VERY clean there was a fridge & a microwave in the Double Queen . The Motel staff greet you as part of the family. The area is unique, there are restaurants within short walking distances.
DEFINITELY >Not a place to be overlooked if you want a good feeling and a perfect nights sleep. Limited rooms make this very pleasurable.

  • Stayed June 2010, travelled as a couple
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Property: Stage Run by the Sea
Address: 2 Kingfield Ave, Ogunquit, ME 03907-3248
Region: United States > Maine > Ogunquit
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #32 of 36 Hotels in Ogunquit
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Stage Run by the Sea 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Stage Run by the Sea offers spacious motel accommodations including rooms with one king bed, 2 queens or 2 double beds. All of our rooms have Free Wireless Internet, charging stations, a mini-fridge, microwaves, air-conditioning, individual climate control, color cable flat scren TV, coffee makers, hair dryers and in-room phones with free local calls. We also have an outdoor in-ground heated pool for our guests use. ... more   less 
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