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Seawall Motel

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566 Seawall Road, Route 102A, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679
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Rutherford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely stay at the Seawall motel last summer. Great hosts, my son had a lot of fun with Speedbump, the resident feline, and there was a good assortment of cereals and options for an extended continental breakfast. A nice choice on the quiet side of Mt. Desert Island.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

We stayed three nights and felt right at home with the owners and staff. The rooms are basic but roomy. Away from crowds but close to nature. The breakfast area is like sitting around a pot-bellied stove in an old country store with friendly conversation and yarn spinning!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

We were looking for a place to stay in Bar Harbor. With two young ones, it can get quite expensive. I found the Seawall, but realized it wasn't in Bar Harbor. But, I thought it looked like a nice place, so we took a chance. As it says, the Seawall is on the "quiet side" of the island. What a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

I surprised my wife with a getaway trip on our 20th wedding anniversary. I was looking for something along the ocean that was affordable and was still open during "off season." Seawall had very good reviews and was within my budget. Location was excellent. We absolutely loved our time there. Very clean and spacious. We stayed in room 20 which... More 

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Pennsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

If you want a clean, comfortable, friendly place to stay, away from the "bustle and cruise ship crowds" of Bar Harbor, and you appreciate natural beauty and genuine kindness, the Seawall Motel in Southwest Harbor, ME is for you. This was our third stay and each time it gets better. Dave and Vicki, and "Team Seawall" are gracious hosts. Your... More 

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Monmouth, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Four classmates traveled approx. 1500 miles to see the Northeast United States for the first time. We stayed at the Seawall to see old friends. We were surprised to run into other high school friends stopping by to see David and Vickie. Several people staying were repeat visitors; and all were treated as family. David, Vickie, and staff were helpful... More 

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Jerseyville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Enjoyed it a lot, quiet and nice size room. We enjoyed the morning breakfast and the walk to the beach - right across the road! Close to a great lobster shack and a grocery store with really good sandwiches! (Thanks for the tip)

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Houlton, Maine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Overall, a clean and comfortable room; a little dated, but pleasant. It's a family-run establishment and the staff is very friendly. Breakfast is almost like a social time with guests chatting with the staff and each other. The Seawall Natural Seashore is literally a stones throw from the end of the driveway and provides beautiful views of Southwest Harbor.

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Shavertown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We stayed at a nearby weekly vacation rental, but needed an extra night for my wife to compete in the MDI Marathon. We rented two rooms for Saturday night. We awoke early Sunday morning and were graciously extended a late check-out at no charge for my wife to come back to the room to shower after the race. This was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Overall very good motel. The staff was very informative and helpful. The breakfast was quite good. The room was comfortable and clean. We also really enjoyed being based in the "quiet side" of the park. Friendly base for an Acadia stay.

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