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Marginal Way House and Motel

22 - 24 Wharf Lane, Ogunquit, ME 03907
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Ranked #27 of 37 hotels in Ogunquit
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boxford, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Marginal Way House is a great place to stay, near all activities and on the trolley line! We stayed in the main house, upstairs, with a breathtaking view of the ocean. The house is dated, but immaculately clean. Our bathroom door didn't shut tight, but it was just my husband and I, so that wasn't a huge problem. The... More

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoy travel planning as much as my actual planning. In thoroughly investigating Ogunquit, as it was a new destination for me, I poured over the many hotel options. Turns out my research paid off, The MWH is a very nice property and the location is second to none in OGT. My impression improved as my travel plans needed serious... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife loves Ogunquit. I'm a fan and being from the North Shore of MA, it's got a small town Cape feel without the hassle of getting to the Cape. Unfortunately most places in Ogunquit now have the rates, minimum night stay requirements, and mediocre customer service you run into down there. This hotel is not only situated in the... More

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Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have been staying at the Marginal Way house for 40 years. It is our summer vacation spot. The location is perfect-walking distance to beach, town, Perkins cove and many restaurants and shops. We have mostly stayed in the main house but there are several types of accommodation's on the property. The hotel was recently sold and... More

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been coming to the Marginal Way House for almost 20 years, and we look forward to next 20! Our kids have grown up there, and we have made some lifelong friends. We can't say enough about the location, the view, and the wonderful staff. We heard that new owners had taken over this year, and while some things... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We too had a case where the property would not even consider refunding an extra night's stay. !! We booked months ago, for 3 nights. ( Sun, mon, and tues night) . We enjoyed ourselves so much we asked if we could keep the room one more night.. It was available, so we paid the extra night. My wife is... More

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MWHOgunquit, General Manager at Marginal Way House and Motel, responded to this review

For the decade and a half that I have worked at the Marginal Way House, our cancellation policy has always remained the same. 14 days notice in order to receive a refund of deposit less a minimal cancellation fee. Once a guest is inside the 14 day period, if a cancellation is received, the deposit is forfeited unless the room... More

Glens Falls, New York
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My wife and I were planning a romantic trip to Maine for our thirtieth anniversary. Unfortunately my Step-Dad died; we called and cancelled our reservation TEN DAYS before our arrival date. We were refused a refund of our deposit because they had only rented our room for four of the five days we had reserved. Seriously I can't believe the... More

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MWHOgunquit, General Manager at Marginal Way House and Motel, responded to this review

For the decade and a half that I have worked at the Marginal Way House, our cancellation policy has always remained the same. 14 days notice in order to receive a refund of deposit less a minimal cancellation fee. Once a guest is inside the 14 day period, if a cancellation is received, the deposit is forfeited unless the room... More

Columbia, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We have been staying at the MWH for six years. We love it there and will be returning next year. Grounds are beautiful, the staff is awesome, and the accomodations are what we love. Not fancy but most comfortable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here for one night alone then my parents came the next day. I was very impressed! This Motel does not require a 2 night min stay and for the price you can't beat the location. It is right off Shore Road which has everything. One of my favorite features of the Motel was the beautiful... More

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Meriden, Connecticut
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The Marginal Way House has undergone several changes this past year, not the least of which is new ownership. At first glance, not much is different, except for some nice new flower beds, thanks to the hiring of a gardener who is both energetic and nurturing. But many more changes are on their way, including gradual renovations of most, if... More

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Address: 22 - 24 Wharf Lane, Ogunquit, ME 03907
Location: United States > Maine > Ogunquit
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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In the tradition of Maine's summer resorts, the Marginal Way House has been welcoming visitors since at least 1911. Located on Wharf Lane, two blocks from the center of town, directly across from the Ogunquit Beach, the Marginal Way House offers incomparable views of the beach and coastline. Offering 3 types of rooms including hotel rooms in our Main and Wharf House buildings, motel rooms in our Dockside Motel, and efficiency apartments which are located through out our 5 building complex. Pets are accepted off season only ... more   less 
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