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Reviewed 31 August 2011

If you want to experience what living conditions were like for the underclass at the turn of the 20th century, or maybe you've always wanted to be in a Dickens novel, this is the place for you!! The rooms are tired, musty, dirty, with creepy...More

3  Thank ted M
Response from beachesMa, Manager at Holden InnResponded 15 September 2011

The Holden Inn has had a succesful busines since 1918 and gets better every year as our room occupancy increases and the number of wedding hostings grow in numbers. Go figure on this fake review.

Reviewed 24 August 2011

This Inn is exactly what it should be, and a type rapidly disappearing. Reading the many reviews, it is almost entertaining to see some of the intensely negative comments. Obviously, I don't know what some people have experienced, but I can only guess that many...More

2  Thank Steven1960a
Response from beachesMa, Manager at Holden InnResponded 15 September 2011

Thank you for your honest and correct review and we hope to see you next season.

Reviewed 9 August 2011

This is an old inn that needs repair. The bathroom leaked from upstairs and mold was an issue. Our rooms smelled musty and the environment was dated.

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Reviewed 31 July 2011

Traveled to over 40 countries and this is the worst room I have ever seen. Dirty, dingy & beyond creepy. No basic amenities. Pictures are deceiving! We checked in, looked at the room and left. Was not going to risk what might be hiding under...More

1  Thank welltraveledduo
Response from beachesMa, Manager at Holden InnResponded 1 August 2011

The essence of an old New England Inn built in 1840 is its original character and architectural integrity. The suite this writer stayed in is booked the whole season with never a complaint. Many families have repeated there vacations in this suite year after year....More

Reviewed 24 July 2011

No service whatsoever. Room is minimally comfortable (not at all) and smells bad. No maid service, and no-one at desk or available after hours if you need something (like toilet paper).More

1  Thank mcduff143
Response from beachesMa, Manager at Holden InnResponded 1 August 2011

The room this writer stayed in was repainted and new carpet installed this spring-how could it smell? All private baths are large enough for a comfortable sitting area within the room. We do not provide maid service if someone has their do not disturb tag...More

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USD 70 - USD 150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Wellfleet
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Holden Hotel Wellfleet
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Response from B H | Reviewed this property |
None of the above, with the possible exception of a bar of soap.
Room Tips
"Noise can be tricky in the lodge, so a top floor may be helpful."
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"All rooms are quite and the ones in the front have a view as well as the cottage in the back."
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"Less expensive, great experience the Lodge has 4 shared bathrooms, huge living room, wonderful old porch!"
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"A true B+B. Relaxing, quite + well worth it."
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