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Tidewater Motel

15 Main Street, P.O. Box 546, Vinalhaven, ME 04863-0546
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Tidewater Motel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Tidewater Motel 7/18-19 in the Harbormasters Suite.....HUGH! Phil and Carol are excellent hosts, and we had a blast on the island! Overall, motel is eclectic, but views are spectacular! Certainly would stay here again

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Hudsonville, Michigan
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed with 2 kids and it was very quaint. It's definitely a little piece of Maine. The room was very clean and right over the water. The water rushing under the hotel was so soothing and relaxing. It's located in the center of town and everything is within walking distance. We brought our bikes over, however, they have bikes... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

A great place to stay, with the tide coming in and out underneath the hotel. Great place for kids. right in town so you can walk to restaurants and to the grocery store. The owner is happy to set up kayaking or a lobster boat ride or to make dinner reservations at (and arrange a boat ride to) the fancy... More

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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We visited the Tidewater Motel in September, and the season was coming to an end. It was an easy walk from the ferry from Rockland, and in the centre of the very quiet Main Street. There was an excellent lobster restaurant across the road. We slept in a comfortable room right over the incoming and outgoing tides. We only stayed... More

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Southwest Harbor, Maine
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10 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I've always wanted to be near the ocean and this place is right on top a tidal bridge, which provided endless hours of entertainment and I was determined to witness the exact moment the tide switched! We shared a deck with friends and cooked out one night since many of the restaurants in town are starting to shut down. The... More

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Lubec, Maine
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Stayed here a number of times over the years. Always a warm and welcoming place to stay and explore the Island from. Vinalhaven is a special place to visit and should be on your bucket list. The Tidewater is the most convinient location to experienc and enjoy true Maine Island living.

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Needham, Massachusetts
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We recently spent 3 nights at Tidewater on Main St in Vinalhaven. The motel is smack in the middle of main street, what little there is of it. It sits on a bridge under which water flows swiftly either in or out 24/7. Our balcony in room #10 overhung this water barrage. It provided me endless enjoyment as did the... More

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St. John, Virgin Islands
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61 reviews 61 reviews
48 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

Great location. Can walk from the ferry & our tiny little room ( #18) had a teeny deck w/ chairs overlooking the harbor. Beautiful view. Perfect place to be on the 4th of July. But don't expect too much...no lobby, no one on duty (maybe it was the holiday??) & limited breakfast, but only spot in town. Did have some... More

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Franklin, New Hampshire
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10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

This motel is situated over an inlet where water rushes in and out under the motel with the tides. We had a room over looking the cove and I never got tired of watching the 10 to 15 foot tide going in and out. We had a room on the 1st floor the 1st night and the rushing water was... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

There are not many places to stay on Vinalhaven. The Tidewater offers basic accommodations with beautiful views and very friendly service. The view from my deck was awesome and the staff truly went out of their way to make sure we were all taken care of. I look forward to returning here again.

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Address: 15 Main Street, P.O. Box 546, Vinalhaven, ME 04863-0546
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Location: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Vinalhaven
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Tidewater Hotel Vinalhaven
Tidewater Motel Vinalhaven

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