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Seawall Motel

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566 Seawall Road, Route 102A, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679
Seawall Motel

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Loudon, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This motel is exactly as described on their website. It is exceptionally clean and the room and bathroom was a nice size. It is in a peaceful location away from the tourist areas, but not that far from Bar Harbor. We are lighthouse lovers and the Bass Harbor Lighthouse was close enough that we could visit during the day and... More 

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved the Seawall! Amazing location on the Quietside with the ocean right across the lightly-traveled road and a pond with ospreys just next door. Simple, family-run place, helpful people, clean and neat room. Breakfast downstairs in the a.m. a plus. Upstairs rooms have great views of the water. The location is close to Bass Harbor and to beautiful hiking trails.

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you're looking for a nice, clean motel, with personable owners and employees, stay here! Seawall Motel isn't a fancy expensive hotel and there are not things like refrigerators in every room, but it has a lot going for it. Being on the quiet side of MDI definitely has its advantages. I thought the breakfast was much more than adequate.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We usually visit Mount Desert Island in October for Columbus Day Weekend. The Seawall Motel is our "home away from home" of choice. We have stayed here for years. I always try to book early so I can be sure of getting a room. My husband is a cat lover and he just loves to see "Speedbump" each year. The... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Dave and Vickie are experts at making you feel welcome and relaxed. The motel overlooks a natural seawall (hence the name) on the border of Acadia national Park, so the view from each room is simply beautiful. The air is clean and pure and so are the rooms; we have stayed in a bunch of them over the years and... More 

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Newington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From the owners on down they are all the best, friendly, and very helpful. A quiet place to stay with views that can't be beaten! We have stayed here many times and the experience is always ate best. Very nice breakfast and always good talk to the people that work there and with other guests.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners are so nice and fun to talk to. They are very knowledgeable about the area and genuinely enjoy getting to know their visitors. We were in town to film a wedding and had a wonderful time. Hope to come stay there again. Thank you Team Seawall!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent four nights at the Seawall on our recent vacation. The staff was incredibly friendly and accommodating. The room was exceptionally clean and comfortable.The rooms are simple and basic but a great value for the price. I am a frequent traveler for business and stay at hotels which cost a great deal more and sometimes offer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super friendly, clean, knowledgeable about area. Quiet and peaceful. Friend had stayed years ago and recommended it, was just like she explained. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend. Wish I could have visited longer.

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Waterville, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I come here as often as I can--with spouse, friends, or for solo retreats. It is the most spectacular lodging locale on all of Mt. Desert/Acadia, directly on the border with Acadia national park--on the less visited smaller island. The lovely folk who run it chat, tell stories, and give tips on special places to go. Low cost accords with... More 

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DSL123, Manager at Seawall Motel, responded to this review

I agree! We do get the best guests here! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and thank you for staying with us again! We hope to see you, either solo or with family or friends, again very soon! Thank you and have a wonderful summer! More 

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