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Vista Motel

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22 Thatcher Road, Scenic 127A, Gloucester, MA 01930
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Montreal, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great experience at this motel. The view is beautiful and the place is incredibly clean and well-maintained. Staff members care for their customers and it shows. If you have any questions they will gladly go the extra mile to make sure that you enjoy your stay. It is close to downtown Gloucester (Try the local sea food)... More 

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New Castle, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just got back from our first visit in town for a family wedding. This is a quaint family run and friendly motel. The views from our balcony were beautiful. The deluxe queen room was huge and very clean, with plenty of room for my family of five to spread out. The pool was wonderful for the kids and very... More 

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Holyoke, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my husband for a long weekend for his birthday. We had always wanted to stay at the Vista, but there were never vacancies on prior trips. The staff was always ready with a recommendation for dining, beaches, etc., the pool is clean and lovely, the room is what many would consider dated, but it was as clean as... More 

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Geneva, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a little slice of heaven. Great little motel with amazing views of the ocean, near one of the best beaches. The rooms are a good size and have all you need. Nice carport parking and wonderful owners who know the area and are very friendly and welcoming.

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Hanson, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to the Vista Motel. It was our 44th anniversary and we wanted a little getaway. Our first visit was wonderful so we didn't look at any other places to stay. The owners Laura and Gary Dow are the most accommodating and pleasant couple. Gary was always working on the grounds with Laura taking care of... More 

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San Ignacio, Honduras
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent our vacation stopping at beach towns in Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. The Vista Motel was very accommodating and gave us an awesome room for the night. We were upgraded to a room with a nicer view as well. The room was spacious and nicely laid out with a small kitchen area, including a microwave and refrigerator. We... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a nice motel, Priscilla and Yvonne greeted us as if we were family. The views of Good Harbor were just priceless. The rooms were immaculate and the breakfast we just perfect. I would recommend this property to my clients.

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Stoughton, Massachusetts, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We loved the view of good harbor beach, I've heard the ocean up there is cold, well to us it was fine, a great week to be there all sun and fun. We used the pool a lot, and late afternoon, went to the beach for enjoyable walks. The owners and staff, very accommodating and friendly. Be sure to visit... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very nice people running the place. Its quaint and the pool is nice, but don't expect much as far as the room goes. Toilet iffy in our room. Beach about a 10 minute walk from hotel on kind of a busy road. kind of pricey.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Loved the view from the room,the office staff was very helpful with directions to certain areas my wife and I we're looking for,the room was a little dated and the shower was tight,but over all we really liked the place.Would definitely recommend going to the beach at dusk and watching the sun set.

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