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Information about Sands Of Time Motor Inn & Harbor House Hotel

Located in the village of Woods Hole overlooking the harbour, this Cape Cod motel boasts an outdoor heated pool and free Wi-Fi. The ferry to Martha’s Vineyard is just 5 minutes’ walk away. Each guest room at the Sands of Time Motor Inn & Harbor House features a cable TV, en suite bathroom, and small seating area. The air-conditioned rooms are decorated in rich floral patterns with wood furnishings Guests at the Woods Hole Sands of Time can relax poolside on the sun terrace and enjoy the property’s lush gardens. Free on-site parking is available for added convenience. Various dining options, including fresh seafood from Captain Kidd Restaurant and Shuckers World Famous Raw Oyster Bar are within 10 minutes’ walk. Nobska Point beach and lighthouse are 3 minutes' drive away. The start of the Shining Sea Bikeway is opposite the Sands of Time. The Ocean Science Exhibit Center is 7 minutes' walk away. As per our deposit policy - we have charged the first night's stay to hold your room reservation. We offer a full refund (less a $20 cancellation fee) if the reservation is cancelled at least 7 days prior to arrival. If cancellation is within 7 days of arrival it is non-refundable.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Services of Sands Of Time Motor Inn & Harbor House Hotel

  • Parking
  • Heated pool
  • WiFi available in all areas
  • Guests have the option to reuse towels
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Parking on site
  • First aid kit available
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus
  • Heating
  • WiFi
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Shallow end
  • Cashless payment available
  • Garden
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Fence around pool
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Smoke alarms
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • Outdoor pool
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Swimming Pool
  • Air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool (seasonal)
  • Sun terrace
  • Internet services
  • Family rooms
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Terrace
  • Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
  • Free WiFi
  • Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed


549 Woods Hole Road

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What services can I add to my booking?

During the booking process you will be offered all the services you can add:
  • Our support packs
  • Our service Check-in NoProblem
  • Additional luggage
  • Car rental
  • Parking at the airport
  • Transfers
Once your booking is confirmed, you can only request our NoProblem Check-in service and add extra luggage to your booking. In general, requests for additional baggage are confirmed within 7 days.

At what time can I have my room? And what time do I have to leave?

Check-in and check-out times vary according to the property. However, the schedules are usually as follows:
  • Hours of arrival ( check-in ) from 14:00.
  • Departure times ( check-out ) at 11:00.
In the confirmation e-mail you will find information about timetables, and if the hotel has a 24-hour reception.

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