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Marginal Way House and Motel

22 - 24 Wharf Lane, Ogunquit, ME 03907
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Farmington, Connecticut
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222 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the first time, in the four years we have been guests at MWH, that we stayed in a motel unit right on the water. Since we have already made reservations for 2016, this will not be our last visit to MWH, more specifically in a motel unit. Everything about this place has probably been said but let me... More 

knox city, tx
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Husband and I stayed here for our 31st anniversary. We arrived late due to delayed flight. I email to let them know. Said they would leave an envelope with the key and directions to our room. When we arrived we found the envelope but there was a staff member there waiting on us to show us to our room. So... More 

Columbia, Maryland
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our seventh trip to the MWH. We love it there. So relaxing out on the beautiful property with the beautiful flowers. The new owner converted a 5 bedroom into 4 lovely apartments. There were a couple of issues. One was the noise which we heard from the second floor to the first floor. Another was there was no... More 

Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I have been traveling to the Marginal Way House for over 20 years. It is our home away from home. The Staff, especially Laura and Roseanna have always welcomed us with open arms and treated us like a member of the family. The new owners have done an excellent job with the upgrades. However, there are a... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been coming here for the past 20 years, and always have a great time. The new owners have made some nice changes, including landscaping and two new buildings. I need to echo other comments, however, and point out that the all the chaise lounge chairs have been removed! Why? This is the nicest place in Ogunquit to enjoy the... More 

Ware
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service. Friendly staff, always willing to help. During our stay we had a family emergency that the manager and staff responded to immediately and appropriately. The facility has been updated with beautiful landscaping and remodeled rooms. With its beauty and easy access to Ogunquit Beach, it's the perfect place for our family to relax and enjoy.

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Cheshire Region, New Hampshire
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family has been coming to your place for over 25 years. Always greeted with a happy face and a sincere greeting of welcoming us back. The grounds are always beautiful. Laura and the great crew have been part of our family now as well through the years. Thank you all to a great weekend. Can not wait until we... More 

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Meriden, Connecticut
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We just finished up our annual June visit to the Marginal Way House, this time a 6-night stay in one of the newly refurbished Wharf House rooms. What a blast we had, per usual! Firstly, the grounds look like something out of Better Homes & Gardens and the flowers, under Ben's loving care, are doing quite nicely, thank you. The... More 

Amesbury, Massachusetts
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

the Marginal Way House is my home away from home. i go there for every reason ,personally for my mental health and physically to walk and walk. i stay in the same room ,dockside and call it my own...i would never consider staying elsewhere, the gournds, rooms,main house,people, location, and other people that stay there , are just exceptional....once you... More 

New Haven, Connecticut
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38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We stayed here the week of June 15th in the Main House Unit 2. It was the perfect size for our family of five. The room was very large with living room, kitchenette, and two bedrooms. The room has a drop ceiling that is a little dated but nothing horrible. The location is fantastic, just a short walk to the... More 

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