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Sea Whale Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   150 Aquidneck Ave., Route 138A, Middletown, RI 02842
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a motel that takes you a step back in time. We loved it for that reason. It was very clean. We stayed on the balcony level and loved the view. The road is at this level but it didn't pose an issue. We will be back on our next visit to the Newport area.

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Massapequa, New York
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63 reviews 63 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We picked the Sea Whale because of other reviews in TripAdvisor; so, we weren't too surprised that it was in a great location for both touring and relaxing. The motel was "old New England" - nothing real fancy but clean with everything you need with a lovely view of a "pond." The hosts/owners bought the motel more than a decade... More

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Cortlandt Manor, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The Sea Whale Motel was wonderful. The owners friendly and attentive. We had everything we could need. It was clean with a pretty view of the pond. We were on the top floor with balcony! I would definitely stay on the top as the deck with the view was beautiful! The beds were comfortable. There was a microwave and frig.... More

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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We booked this motel due to the overwhelmingly positive reviews we read on TripAdvisor; and the place does have much to recommend it: 1) The location, at least on the side toward Easton Pond, is very nice and picturesque. The upper deck of the motel affords a beautiful view towards Newport. 2) Although the motel is not new, it is... More

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SurfsUp321, Owner at Sea Whale Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us for your stay in the Newport area. First, I would like to address the room issue. You were booked into rooms 26 (2 double beds) and 23 (single queen bed with a full size sofa-sleeper), not in room 27 which adjoins 28. Not sure where the confusion with the room numbers came in but those... More

Galloway, New Jersey, USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The Sea Whale was a great spot to return to after spending the day touring mansions and downtown Newport. Everything we needed was easily available, comfortable beds, ice, refrigerator and an easy walk to a variety of restaurants. The salt pond view is peaceful and serene, the perfect setting for pre-dinner cocktails or early morning coffee.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Me and my girls were looking for a place to stay and found this lovely place. The view from the back lounge chairs and Adirondack chairs is beautiful...could spend the day and night out there. The rooms were very clean, and for the four of us very roomy. I would absolutely stay here again!

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Shelton, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Not just spotless, but sparkling clean. The owners have thought of everything -- every last detail -- to make your stay here a top-notch experience. Among other things, a really comfortable bed, soft towels, good pillows, every amenity we could possibly want or need. We have already booked another stay there for August!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This an amazing hotel and only a mild walk from the visitors center of newport. Its at an amazing location, right next to the beach and close to restaurants with a wide price range. Overall great experience !

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New Windsor, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My mother and I started staying here almost 17 years ago when I was visiting nearby Roger Williams University. We fell in love with Newport & the Sea Whale immediately. The staff is friendly, the rooms are clean, Newport is very close & the beach is right across the street. We have yet to find a better location in the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I was very pleased. The staff is very friendly, and the room was very clean. The view of the pond from the second floor deck was a plus, and we were right near the beach and excellent restaurants. The birds around the pond were also very pleasant to hear and see.

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Address: 150 Aquidneck Ave., Route 138A, Middletown, RI 02842
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Location: United States > Rhode Island > Middletown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Sea Whale Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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