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Bowen's by the Bays
Ranked #2 of 12 Hotels in Hampton Bays
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 27 July 2011

This place is a great find. The cottages are really nice. Ours had a small screened porch for eating , a hammock an outside BBQ . There is also a wonderful pool and several tennis courts. Everything is very clean-- the pots utensils and all other kitchen equipment were spotless.

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 24 July 2011

Eileen, the owner, was so kind and generous. We booked this as a weekend getaway and brought our dogs. Upon arrival, she had dog bones for our dogs. The cottage we rented was very cute. It had everything we needed for the weekend. It is conveniently located right by a stop and shop for anything you need.

The place was so quiet and relaxing. We had such a great weekend. The owner had given us maps and directions all over the hiking trails and beaches but we ended up just hanging out, cell phones off and completely kicking back and relaxing!

There is not one negative thing I can say about the place. Will definitely go back!

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 July 2011

Great Place! 3rd trip there and love it everytime. Relaxing, clean, friendly, beautiful grounds, easy to get to and close to all. Eileen and staff are very welcoming and always willing to help plan your day or offer suggestions. Pet friendly cottages so we can take our dogs too! Gracie (Chocolate Lab) and Lucy (Jack Russell) had so much fun they snored in the backseat of the car all the way back home! Can't wait to plan our next trip!

  • Stayed: May 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 10 July 2011

This was our fifth stay at Bowen's by the Bays. It gets better with each visit! This time we brought our dog, who was welcomed with open arms, and delighted by the open spaces that make their park-like setting so relaxing! Eileen and Kevin Bowen are amazing people, and their staff are just like family! Can't wait for our next visit! Thank you for your gracious hospitality!

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  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 10 July 2011

We stayed in a cottage. It had a kitchen, living area, two twin beds in a children's themed room, and then a master bedroom. Spotless bathroom. Perfect!
It was in an excellent location, it only took a few minutes drive to get to beautiful and relaxed beaches. If you don't want to drive to the beach, the pool there is well kept and a great place to just lay and relax. Ask the owners for directions, or anything else! Very friendly and helpful, obviously intent on making your stay excellent.
Everything was very darling!

  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 8 July 2011

What a fabulous family retreat! Our two daughters 14 and 20, loved batting the tennis balls around on the lighted course while dad barbecued steaks and mom and the dog hung out in the screened in porch! Spent a relaxing day at the pool... The cottages have everything you need and the grounds are beautiful! Eileen (owner), is gracious and extremely helpful with recommendations for restaurants, beaches, etc.! We'll be back!

  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 3 June 2011

We are 2 couples travelling from Germany and the Czech Republic to New England. Our first stop was a 3 day vacation at The Bowen´s. Since the airline let us wait for our luggage for 3 days we had to make the best out of it. The owner, Eileen Bowen ,was so terribly helpful in getting the delayed bags to the place-several phonecalls-- and she got up at 3 a.m. to take the bags in. We are so thankful.
The resort is a very nice and unique place to stay: a very quiet, park-like garden, wonderful flowers, sunny and shady places to sit and relax, clean, well equipped cottages. Off the traffic and yet very close to the barrier Island beaches and the wonderful Hampton towns, villages and attractions on the South- and North Fork of Long Island. A perfect location to spend some leisure days. We enjoyed every moment, even 3 days without luggage. Thank you.
Dr. Beer, Dr. Vasek

  • Stayed: May 2011, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Bowen's by the Bays

Address: 177 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays, NY 11946
Region: United States > New York > Long Island > Hamptons > Hampton Bays
Amenities:
Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 12 Hotels in Hampton Bays
Price Range: £141 - £282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bowen's by the Bays 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a small family oriented resort with rooms and cottages that have been described as quaint and charming. Each is individually decorated and has it's own personality. We have a pool, lighted tennis court, shuffleboard, small putting green and playground. The grounds are shady and flower filled. Pets are welcome in the cottages by prior arrangement, but never in the rooms. This offers a choice for those with allergies to stay where there have never been pets. All accommodations have flat screen cable tv and air conditioning. All rooms have refrigerators and coffeemakers with complimentary tea & coffee, and all cottages as well as the studio have compact but complete kitchens equipped with dishes, pots, utensils and microwave. We are approximately 3 miles from both ocean and bay beaches where all are welcome. Pets can be taken to the beach before 9 a.M. And after 6 p.M. Both North & South Forks can be easily accessed from here, and we are about halfway between Southampton and Westhampton Villages. ... more   less 
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