Wake Up to the Sunrise

Every room offers prime ocean views on one of Maine’s top-rated family beaches!

Welcome to the Sunrise Motel on beautiful Long Sands Beach! Enjoy extraordinary scenic vistas of the Atlantic Ocean, watch surfers riding the Atlantic swells, take in views of two York lighthouses; the Nubble Lighthouse and Boon Island and on most mornings with low tides you can see Star Island, and the third lighthouse on the Isle of Shoals.

Every room at the Sunrise Motel has a deck or private balcony with table and chairs to enjoy the ocean and beach vistas. Whether you prefer the convenience of the first floor without stairs and easy access, the second floor, which has a walkway deck, or the more private third floor with your own private deck, the Sunrise Motel can assist you in choosing the right vacation rental with the right ocean view.

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Perfect York Beach Location

Situated along Long Sands Beach, the Sunrise Motel is the perfect family getaway or vacation retreat to relax and play along the Maine coast. A few steps across Long Beach Ave and you are on one of the longest beaches in southern Maine, stretching nearly two miles. Of the four beaches in York, Long Sands (as the name suggests) is the longest. In the summer months, Long Sands beach is transformed to a vibrant community of sun worshippers, surfers, paddle boarders, swimmers, children and adults alike are exploring sand and sea, building sand castles before the tide washes them all away!

Then there are the seasons, late summer turns to cool fall nights, brilliant sunrises, mild, sunny days and breathtaking sunsets reflecting off the breaking ocean waves and any clouds that may form over the ocean. And then there are the York winters! >The locals will be walking their dogs of every breed.At the beach, dressed appropriately, you will experience yet another transformation, the solitude of the surf pounding the nearly frozen sand and yet for reasons unknown to us, the surfers are still chasing waves (appropriately suited). There is hiking or cross country skiing and much more. It’s all available and we are happy to help maximise your experience while staying at the Sunrise.

The Sunrise Motel is minutes away from scenic sites, shopping and Maine dining options. York Harbor, Historic York ME and the York Cliff Walk is just around the corner, as well as Nubble Lighthouse and the Ogunquit Playhouse. 15 minutes south of the Sunrise Motel is Kittery Shopping Outlets, where Maine deals abound.

Choose from Deluxe Rooms and Studio Suites

The Sunrise Motel has 25 spacious guest rooms on three floors, with several types to suit your comfort and needs. The Deluxe Ocean View Rooms all have fridge/microwaves while the Studio Suites have butler kitchens and kitchenettes. In addition, all the guest rooms at the Sunrise Motel are equipped with free hi-speed internet access, as well as guest-controlled heat and a/c, flat-screen TV with expandable cable, and in-room coffee and phone.

The rooms at the Sunrise Motel have either one king bed or two double beds, located on all floors. The Suites or Efficiencies have either one king or two doubles. Some have butler kitchens, which are kitchenettes without the stovetop, and some have loveseats. There are two Suites that have special amenities, such as a separate bedroom or deck. Click Here to Hold Your Special Room at the Sunrise Motel.

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Great Views

We found this hotel on-line and were a little unsure. However, from the moment we arrived we received great customer service. The staff is friendly, helpful, and makes you feel very welcome. Our room was on the 3rd floor with a lovely view of the York Beach. The room...

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This is my 3rd time staying at the Sunrise and I can't say enough good things about it. The check in process was quick and easy, the room was very clean and it's location is spot on to all the great things to do in the area... Reviewed by: Kathleen McPherson-...

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Super Sunrise Motel!

I've been staying at Sunrise Motel for a few years now - typically random weekend getaways. It's about a 3 hour drive from my home. I just returned from a 2 night mid-week stay. For me, it's all about location with this place. If I'm going to make the trek to the...

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We've stayed here a number of times and have always had friendly service and clean rooms. It's an ideal location as the beach is directly across the street, and very convenient because there is no need to find and pay for a parking space. Pros: Great location for...

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