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There are many family-owned budget- to moderately-priced motel operations around Ogunquit, especially along Route 1. Try the following three choices for a combination of affordability and amenities. The family-friendly Colonial Village Resort (www.colonialvillageresort.com; tel. 800/422-3341) on Route 1 is not a resort—but with two pools, a Jacuzzi, tennis court, free doughnuts, coin-op laundries, some weekly rental cottages and apartments, and free rowboats to cross the tidal river to the beach, it’s almost a steal for families most of the year. Most rooms have kitchenettes.

It’s usually open from April until November, with double rooms starting as low as $65; summer rates, however, begin at around $120 per night. Just a few steps from Ogunquit’s downtown crossing, the meticulously maintained Studio East Motel, 267 Main Street (www.studioeastmotel.com; tel. 207/646-7297) is open late March to early December, with peak-season rates running from $139 to $209 double. The rooms are basic, but all have refrigerators, telephones, TVs, and Wi-Fi, and there are a few two-bedroom suites.

The quiet Riverside Motel, 50 Riverside Lane (www.riversidemotel.com; tel. 207/646-2741), has great marina views and Wi-Fi, as well as a convenient footbridge leading directly over the tidal inlet to Perkins Cove, which saves you the parking hassles and fees. Rooms here run $109 to $250 double, depending on the season.
Many locals don’t mind getting out of town during the busy summers, so online rentals are plentiful. Try Airbnb and the like for short stays and Seaside Vacation Rentals (tel. 207/646-3232; www.seasiderentals.com) or Jean Knapp Rentals (tel. 207/646-4548; www.jeanknapp.com) to rent weekly.
 

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.