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The Anchorage By the Sea

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Manchester, New Hampshire
Reviewed 15 August 2014

For the amount of money and late check in time, it is not worth it. They should change the check in times since the entire time is under 24 hours if you plan on staying one night. You also have to wait a long time to even get someone to answer reservations.

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AnchorageME, Public Relations Manager at The Anchorage By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear LynnID, Thank you for staying with us. 4pm is the standard check-in time in the hospitality industry. Normally we are able to get guests into their rooms prior to this time. Our housekeepers work as quickly and efficiently as possible. They collectively have over 240 rooms to clean each day in our summer season. We receive many compliments on...

Leominster, Massachusetts
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Another summer of warm and wonderful memories for our growing family---what started as a get-away for my husband and me now includes our children and grandchildren. Ideal location, meticulous grounds and top-notch service---the front desk (thank you, Rose and Richard!), the gentleman at the security gate, housekeeping, pool attendants and restaurant personnel met or exceeded our expectations. Although it can...

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AnchorageME, Public Relations Manager at The Anchorage By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Dee S, Thank you taking the time to review us here on TripAdvisor. We are so happy to hear we have been able to accommodate you and your family over the years. Thank you for your continued patronage to the Anchorage. It is wonderful to hear we have been able to provide you with many memorable and perfect family...

Upton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 14 August 2014

We love the Anchorage. The rooms are clean and the view is amazing. Location! You can pretty much walk to any attraction in Ogunquit from the Anchorage. Love to have a frozen drink by the pool. The amenities are a huge plus.

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AnchorageME, Public Relations Manager at The Anchorage By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear 529upton, Thank you for your review. We love hearing positive feedback from our guests. We would also like to thank you for choosing the Anchorage. We greatly appreciate your patronage. We are so happy we were able to accommodate you during your August trip. Thank you for the many compliments! We are glad you were able to enjoy some...

montreal
Reviewed 12 August 2014

My family and I stayed at the Anchorage for 4 nights in the end of June. The location is perfect- right on the marginal way and easy walk to the beach and town. The room was not huge but my family of 5 stayed comfortably in a two queen bed room (although one of my kids is just 2 so...

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AnchorageME, Public Relations Manager at The Anchorage By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Pickytravelermom, Thank you for taking the time to share your review here on TripAdvisor. We would also like to thank you for choosing the Anchorage during your trip to Ogunquit. We appreciate your patronage. We are so happy to here you enjoyed your stay with us in June. Thank you for sharing you experience with us. We are definitely...

Andover
Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

Nice hotel with spectacular views but not worth the money. Totally agree with review above about the no chairs being available to sit on because people put their things down for the day on them and never sit on them. Frustrating. Bar service and breakfast "to go" service very slow. Check in isn't until 4:00 which doesn't seem right. We...

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AnchorageME, Public Relations Manager at The Anchorage By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Dlson, We appreciate your feedback. We are happy we were able to accommodate you during your trip. We would also like to thank you for giving the Anchorage a try. We would need at least 500 pool chairs to accommodate all of our guests during the summer. It is just not physically possible to have that many chairs. We...

paramus, new jersey
Reviewed 12 August 2014

No doubt about it the location could not be better, the help is friendly and responsive to requests, the room was clean and comfortable, the shower was A1 and the bed was OK. On the downside it was difficult to find a parking spot, finding a lawn chair by the pool or on the lawn was also difficult, the closet...

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AnchorageME, Public Relations Manager at The Anchorage By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear happilyretired2009, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We would also like to thank you for staying at the Anchorage during your trip to Ogunquit. We greatly appreciate your compliments on our friendly staff and well-kept grounds. These are comments we often hear from our guests. We do accommodate many different types of guests including families. Some of...

Vermont
Reviewed 11 August 2014

We were booked in York for a few days and on a whim I called to see if there was a room for just one night. Policy on weekends is two, but there was a room that was free for one and they let us reserve. I went mostly to see there sort and see if we would go back....

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AnchorageME, Public Relations Manager at The Anchorage By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Belladonna802, Thank you for sharing your review. We are happy we were able to accommodate you during your one night trip to Ogunquit. We appreciate you giving us a try! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and would visit with us again! Thank you for your kind compliments. We would also like to thank you for...

Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

We have been coming to the anchorage for about 13 years with a large family group. The location can't be beat, but the resort does a terrible job with allowing customers to save chairs all day that they never sit in. If you don't get up early to put your personal belongings on a chair by the pool or on...

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AnchorageME, Public Relations Manager at The Anchorage By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Spblvsmsb, Thank you for your feedback. We would also like to thank you for being loyal guest of the Anchorage. We must be doing something right if you’ve been coming back for over 13 years. We appreciate your patronage. Our outdoor pool is probably one of the most popular spots on the property during the summer. Our pool attendants...

New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 7 August 2014

We have stayed here 5 or 6 years in a row during august and september for a long weekend and we keep coming back.The grounds are kept very clean and beautiful.The rooms are very clean and very roomy.We stay across the street from the ocean side and its nice to sit out at night and watch the people walking on...

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AnchorageME, Public Relations Manager at The Anchorage By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Gerald T, Thank you for sharing all of your feedback! We appreciate you taking the time to review us. We would also like to thank you for continually choosing the Anchorage over the years. We greatly appreciate your patronage. Thank you so much for all of your wonderful compliments about our property and staff! We are so happy you...

Southborough, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 August 2014

I have visited this hotel twice in the past two years. The rooms are spacious and have a great view of the water. The pool and hot tub area are great, especially since there is a separate hot tub for kids. The location is great, about a 2 minute walk to the center of town and located right on the...

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AnchorageME, Public Relations Manager at The Anchorage By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Devon S, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us here on TripAdvisor. We always love getting positive feedback from our guests. We would also like to thank you for choosing the Anchorage during your trips to Ogunquit. We appreciate your patronage. Thank you so much for your compliments on our spacious rooms and friendly staff....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Surf Point 360
Surf Point 360
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ogunquit’s most renowned, year-round oceanfront resort is The Anchorage By the Sea. The sea’s spectacular beauty is the focal point from most anywhere on the grounds. Located in the heart of Ogunquit, everything you could want in a complete vacation resort is right outside your door. Beautifully decorated rooms opening onto unforgettable views of the ocean are only the beginning. Open year-round, all rooms are smoke-free, offer free WIFI and have a small refrigerator. Other Anchorage amenities include hot tubs, indoor and outdoor pools, saunas and poolside bar and grill. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Anchorage By the Sea

Address: 125 Shore Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907-3710
Region: United States > Maine > Ogunquit
Price Range: $160 - $360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Anchorage By the Sea 3*
Number of rooms: 220
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Also Known As:
The Anchorage By The Sea Hotel Ogunquit
The Anchorage By Sea
Anchorage By The Sea Ogunquit
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Ogunquit
#14 Romantic Hotel in Ogunquit
#24 Family Hotel in Ogunquit
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