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15 Main Street, P.O. Box 546, Vinalhaven, ME 04863-0546
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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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Portland, Maine
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's the view, the working harbor, the lovely people who own and manage the Motel, it's sitting on your deck outside of your room watching the sun set and the moon rise, it is a must for your travel wish list. The outside of the Motel looks ordinary, but once you open the door to your room everything changes... the... More

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Camden, South Carolina
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Tidewater looks like a vintage 1950's highway motel...but open the door of your ground floor room and enter a nicely furnished, ample but cozy, bright room with a balcony over the tidal inlet, and a spectacular view. The tide flows noisily in and out and provides a lovely backdrop to the fabulous view of the harbor and beyond. The... More

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Montpelier, Vermont
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Tidewater is iconic lodging on lovely Vinalhaven. A comfy room over the tidal inlet with a view of the working harbor in the morning....nice bicycles for a tour around the island - and nice people both at the motel. If one is needing luxury and perfection - this is not the place - it's imperfect and therefore perfect for... More

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Arlington, Mass
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50 reviews 50 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for almost 2 weeks at the Tidewater , Phil and his staff are the GREATEST . We travel a lot and this year wanted a relaxing vacation. The Tidewater is spotless clean and in a great location , Downtown Vinalhaven Maine. The tide flows right under the hotel and it puts you to sleep at night. We stayed... More

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Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

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
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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79 reviews 79 reviews
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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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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