Juniper Hill Inn
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... and, finally, to Hamburg. But all this experience will first have to begin on this Delta flight to Atlanta, where BCD has its Americas headquarters and some of its key operations. I have no idea what I'm getting myself into. Though I know what BCD is about, I have never really been exposed to the "backdoor" side of the travel industry. This got me thinking about what my expectations are for these coming weeks and I thought I'd share a few of these.
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... Along the beach side of the road there was a wide pavement area with a sound shell for performances, changing rooms etc. On the other side were numerous shops and stalls selling clothing, souvenirs and food - Wicked Willy's Seafood and Big Steve's Italian Sausage to name a couple. This was the public beach. Once back on the bus we drove past the residents' beach where people that own property can get sticker access to the quieter, less commercial end of the beach. New ...
... deal of traffic through the picturesque Maine town. We arrived at our hotel and were able to check in early. Katie and Robert had left welcome bags for all their guests which were coolers full of treats and goodies, including umbrellas! We went to Barbara and Joel's home (which is a beautiful victorian home a few houses from the water!) and met up with Oliver and Heidi, Susan, and cousin Kevin ...
Continuing on with the further adventures of Cranky ole ******* and Me ole Boot, we headed to Old Orchard Beach, or as Deborah called it "Old Orchard Inn". We made the nice mistake of driving down the main drag, crowds of people, places to eat, an amusement replete with a ferris wheel, and all other manner of rides, that would make me throw up if I ever took a ride on them. What a very busy place!! It was nice to observe, but just a little ...
... is doing all of the work, cleaning out cabinets and closets. Spent the night and are on our way back to the coast on Friday. Kathryn's gardens are beautiful and fruitful. They supply us with our greens and herbs for meals. Yesterday evening was a wonderful art show. The paintings I liked were already ...
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Good place to stay especially for the location
The Juniper Inn is located in a perfect spot in Ogunquit. It is walking distance to town, beach and a few restaurants. The path that leads to the beach is a nice walk but my husband and I preferred walking along the main road to the beach. Since we went in early May alot of the town was not open at the full season opportunities but enough was open to keep us entertained for four days. The Juniper reminded us of every other hotel/inn we have stayed in before, it did not stand out nor did it disappoint. I would recommend the Juniper for people who like to be in the middle of everything but still be away from the bustle of town. The staff was very friendly and helpful.
We booked a night at the Juniper Hill Inn over April school vacation through Expedia -- at a rate of $92/night according to the reservation. When we checked in the rate was "$142 -- they stated the rate was for 2 adults ONLY and the rest was for my two kids (ages 5 and 8). I found this to be pathetic since it was Mid April. I would have lost the entire cost since I had only made the reservation a day in advance so we were stuck with it. I really woudn't have a problem with this rate in the high season but mid April this was unacceptable. Needless to say we left the next day, went to a full-service HOTEL in Portland and paid significantly less money. I won't go back -- I am a sticklor for customer service and I thought this was rotten. Room was mediocre at best, its a motel with old mattresses and pillows and musty carpeting. No screens on windows to even vent some fresh air in. The best part of the motel was the bath and body works shampoo/conditioner/body lotion they provided. We usually stay at the Ogunquit Resort Motel a few seconds down Rt 1 North, which is all brand new and immaculate, but tried this place for a change. We'll stick to the Ogunquit Resort Motel from now on.
I must preface my comments by stating that I have been going to Maine since I was a young girl. My grandparents owned a summer home in Ogunquit, but sold it about 15 years ago. Since then, I have been staying at the Juniper Hill. This hotel is wonderful. Although it is not plush, there are not any plush hotels in Ogunquit. It is a seaside town, and the main attraction is the gorgeous Ogunquit beach. This hotel is clean, safe and everyone who works there is so friendly. It is within walking distance to everything, including the beach. If you don't feel like walking the trolley stops in front of the hotel. Overall, this resort is fabulous - I would not hesitate recommending it to anyone! This comes from someone who prefers to stay at four or five star resorts when traveling. You will not be disappointed by the Juniper Hill Inn!
Very pleasant surprise
Stopped at the Juniper Hill, without a reservation, based on the clean look of the exterior. Was able to get a room that was clean and had a very comfortable bed. Staff was very helpful and friendly. Price included a light continental breakfast and refreshments in the lobby throughout the day. Location is perfect for walks into town as well as to the beach. Would definitely stay there again.
My husband and I recently stayed at the Juniper Hill Inn[August,2004] and were quite pleased with our room and the entire property. The room was immaculate, roomy, and had great amenities.
Having stayed at the Juniper Hill for a few years, I can attest to the professional and extreme care that all their personel take in welcoming the guests.The location is the best for all around travel to the northern and southern tiers of Ogunquit. A short walk and I mean short... to the main street stores and restaurants. Within a few minutes stroll you are at the Marginal Way, a wonderful ocean side pathway that ends in one of the most incredible coves in Maine. Perkins cove has it all. But enough about Ogunquit, staying at the Juniper Hill makes your stay on the Maine coast so much better. From the two pools and central outdoor spa, to the indoor sauna, health club and indoor pool, there is something for everyone to enjoy. I will be there again this year and look forward to a great time with my friends.
My favorite motel in the state of Maine
Juniper Hill Inn is the most comfortable and friendly motel that I have had the pleasure to stay in. Everything speaks of quality, from the decor and appointments in the rooms to the daily grooming of the grounds. The housekeeping staff and the desk personnel are delightfully friendly and helpful. We have stayed at Juniper Hill for more than 20 years, usually in June and September, and we still eagerly look forward to our next vacation there. Superb dining, beaches and sightseeing all abound within a few miles of the Inn. The large number of returning guests every year is a good indication that this is a favored destination by many people.
Feels like coming home
We have been coming to the Juniper Hill for years, since the children (now grown) were young. We used to come in summer, but now we prefer fall, when much of the inn is closed and we feel like we have the place almost to ourselves. We love the walk down the path to the beach road, and the walk into town in the brisk fall air. The rooms are comfortable, the people are friendly, and it's a great place to relax and experience the changing season. It feels like coming home.
Nice, clean, friendly
I've been staying at the Juniper Hill Inn on business for over 15 years. As a representative for a major Aircraft Engine Manufacturer, I can honestly say that most of my co-workers stay at the Juniper Hill Inn, which speaks volumns. The rooms are always clean, and bright, with large windows and great climate controls, fluffy towels. The grounds are nicely landscaped and rates are very reasonable.
Fall in maine
I have gone to maine for 27 years(June and October)I have always stayed at Juniper Hill Inn.It is very clean,beautiful rooms,great staff,great pools,close to downtown.I enjoy the fall trip as the fall foliage is breathtaking!!!!Lots of great lobster restaurants in the area....We had a family reunion there (18) we had a wonderful time.Our grandchildren did not want to leave!