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Sea Lion Motel

138 Eastern Avenue, Gloucester, MA
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Ranked #4 of 20 Gloucester B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013
agentmulder86 High Wycombe
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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High Wycombe
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Stayed here for 1 night, booked online which was convenient and easy. Motel is a little way out of Gloucester (but only a 10 min drive) but there are shops just down the road in walking distance. Stayed here based on price and previous reviews. Good, warm spacious room with free wi-fi. Does have a pool but was closed as... More

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Central, Vermont
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We recently stayed in Gloucester for a few days and stayed at the Sea Lion Motel. The room was big and clean, and they provide the basics. They do serve coffee and some basic breakfast items but we didn't have any. We were comfortable and had a pleasant stay and would go back.

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Derwood, Maryland, USA
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78 reviews 78 reviews
20 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

While this "Inn" looks pretty nice on the outside, we were disappointed in the room. It smelled of mildew, the mattress was very soft, the bathroom door didn't close entirely, and the toilet flushed explosively so it could wake the dead in the middle of the night. It also had the most complicated TV set-up so we spent nearly 1... More

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Ramona F, Manager at Sea Lion Motel, responded to this review

It is not our practice to either solicit or respond to reviews but we felt that the review titled “watch the peephole” required a response. First, there is no peephole on the outside door. Our neighborhood is very safe and there is a full window adjacent to every door in case you would like to see who is knocking. With... More

Diemen, Nederland
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

The Sea Lion motel has big rooms, sober but very clean and adequate. The beds are very good. Although officially they don't serve breakfast we had fresh coffee, fruit, yoghurt, fresh (non fabric) muffins and donuts, juice, milk and cereal! Service was great as well, so all together we had a very good stay here.

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Oneida, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

A large group of family members stayed here for a family wedding in Gloucester. There were rooms to meet every need: some just basic, some efficiency rooms, one building with deluxe suites. We were all accommodated to suit our individual circumstances. The rooms were kept to a high standard of cleanliness. Our efficiency was in building B. The kitchen was... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We stayed here for one night in a king room. The room was large as was the bathroom. Décor was minimal. There were no pictures on the walls, no window treatments and the furnishings were somewhat rustic. The room and bathroom were clean. Check-in was pleasant and the person checking us in offered suggestions for dining options. There was a... More

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Albany, New York, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Making a reservation at a place you've never been is always a risk...this worked out well. The Sea Lion is basic but has everything you need and it is clean. Extras included a continental breakfast and coffee, nice pool, and friendly/helpful staff. A great location just around the corner from Good Harbor Beach - can't beat that!

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Albany NY
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Really liked it here! My self and my daughter went to Gloucester, MA for a weekend - just the girls and we really liked the Sea Lion Motel. We stayed in #103. Very basic. I didn't care for the fact that there was no in-room coffee. But there was coffee at the Office - beginning at 8am. Clean, staff is... More

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Niagara Falls, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

I recently went to Gloucester MA for go on a Whale Watch Trip. The Sea Lion Motel was great!!! The owner and staff were very friendly and accommodating to all our needs. The motel was just a 5 minute drive to the Whale Watch boat. The room was very clean and big enough for 3 adult women. We were provided... More

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Simsbury, Connecticut
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

I stayed at the Sea Lion for 2 nights with my 2 daughters. The room was very clean and the beds were quite comfortable. Bathroom is tiny and shower head was not great. The location was perfect; close to everything! The staff was very helpful and kind. The pool was heated which was a plus as it got quite cool... More

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Also Known As:
Sea Lion Hotel
Sea Lion Hotel Gloucester
Sea Lion Motel Gloucester, MA - Cape Ann
Address: 138 Eastern Avenue, Gloucester, MA
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Gloucester
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Ranked #4 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Gloucester
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