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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We just loved the hospitality of the staff at Seawall! It does not have the amenities of larger hotels (air conditioning, valet parking, pricy in house restaurants etc.) but it has things money can't buy~ personal service and hospitality! We had and unusual situation and the staff were very accommodating and warm as they gave us the support we needed.... More 

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RI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I loved our stay at the Seawall Motel! As others have said, it meticulously, spotlessly clean and everyone who works there is warm, friendly and helpful, and the guests we met were welcoming and warm and respectful; very quiet at night. It is not fancy, but it has everything you need to be comfortable, and I like that. The rooms... More 

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Foley, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a no frills motel. However, it has large clean rooms, nice bathroom with tons of hooks, great shower, table with two chairs in the rooms, desk for your computer and best of all, a beautiful view. You can have the windows open front and back so there is nice ventilation. The only downside is that the walls are... More 

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Orchard Park, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Seawall Motel is an excellent motel just outside of Acadia National Park on Mt Desert Island in Maine. The rooms are large and very comfortable. The staff is wonderful - Theresa, the office manager, is very pleasant and great to talk to; and the resident cat, Speedbump, provides comic relief and a very nice distraction. In fact, the entire staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nothing fancy but everything you need for a quiet hiking, kayaking, bicycling vacation in one of the nation's most beautiful parks. The owners and staff were super friendly and helpful, the rooms were spotless, and there was a nice camaraderie among the guests. We all were there to enjoy a slower pace than you might find in Bar Harbor. We... More 

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Newburyport, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very clean older motel in a lovely location. The ocean is right across the street. After spending a few hours in Bar Harbor, Southwest Harbor was a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle. A word of caution for light sleepers, the walls are very thin. We could here the tv in the next unit. Also, they are building new... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Clean. Quiet. A stone's throw from the ocean. The Seawall campground ranger station is nearby where you can pay for your Acadia Park pass to avoid lines. Close to Thurston's for a great dinner and Grumpy's for a great breakfast. All motel staff were very friendly and very helpful.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My boyfriend and I stayed here for our first trip to Acadia and it was amazing. I wasn't sure how this side of the island would compare to the Bar Island side, but I loved it so much more. The hotel had great views of the natural seawall - we could sit on the balcony right outside our second floor... More 

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

The Seawall was just as advertised, clean, quiet, good breakfast, freindly staff, Speed bump was a big hit and has been talked about daily since we left. I would highly recommend to anyone wanting affordable, basic accommodations in a quiet setting close to Acadia, Bass Harbor and Bar Harbor.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As you enter the area, go directly to the Acadia Visitors Center first and hike, bike or drive up Cadillac Mountain. Take the south road down and go into Bar Harbor. The historic walking tour (on your own) of Bar Harbor is very interesting and the walking path along the water is peaceful. Then it is good to get out... More 

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