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Houston, Texas
Reviewed October 20, 2016

Opted to stay in a quaint location vs chain hotel. Room was very clean, beds/pillows comfortable. Flowers set this space apart from others and gives it a cozy atmosphere. Very small bathroom with no counter space for items, but wasn't a big deal for us. Terri, owner was very accomodating, friendly and helpful with restaurant suggestions and directions. Easy access...

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Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed October 2, 2016

The Sea Whale is very close to the road but has a wonderful back yard with a great view of the water (don't know what water, but water). There are chairs and picnic tables for the guest's use. The room was large and clean & has a refrigerator. It was just disconcerting to walk into the office and have the...

Thank Hola4876
SurfsUp321, Owner at Sea Whale Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing our property. Just want to clarify a few issues mentioned in your review for those reading and not understanding the location of the building, etc. Yes, we are located right on the gateway to Newport in the Atlantic Beach District (Newport East) of Middletown. Our street, Aquidneck Ave. in Middletown runs right into Memorial Ave. in Newport....

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

A roadside motel with room entry directly from the parking lot is a bit old fashion, along with the room fixtures and low ceilings, but the stay was great! We enjoyed the close walk to the Public Beach, the local restaurants and the picnic benches out back overlooking a river scene. The bed was firm and we had a good...

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Newport, Rhode Island
Reviewed September 26, 2016

What a great affordable place to stay. A wonderful waterfront view with comfortable chairs outside to relax and watch the water. Clean, comfortable and quiet rooms with WIFI and cable TV and plenty of parking. A great location and minutes from Newport. The owner I talked to was so nice and accommodating, she was very helpful.

Thank Jill D
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit. The room was clean and quiet. The mattress was very firm and comfortable. The view of Easton Pond is lovely. The hotel is older, and there are no fancy amenities. But there is free Wi-Fi, and a flat screen TV, a refrigerator and microwave, and plenty of hot water. My only suggestion is that the...

Thank Jelena F
Meridian, Mississippi
Reviewed September 23, 2016

This motel is very quaint, clean, affordable. The room is nice and roomy, nonsmoking room doesn't have a cigarette smell at all On the water front Owners very nice, helpful, answered all our questions Close to restaurants and points of interest

Thank shirleyhutchison56
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

I have been on the road for over 3 years. I've visited 101 cities and reviewed 213 hotels and restaurants. This motel is not new. This motel is not fancy. This motel brings me back to my childhood! Road trips to the Poconos with my grandparents. Our cottage on the Cape. It's simple. It's clean. It's convenient to Easton Beach....

Thank Nancy-Annette C
Saint Charles, Missouri
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Gotta' give the Sea Whale the three "C's". Clean, comfortable and convenient! This hotel is very reasonably priced and provides quick access to Newport. The cliff walk is within walking distance, albeit not a short walk. However, just a short walk from the hotel is Flo's Clam Shack...good seafood joint! The owner checked us in to the hotel and made...

Thank hkypop
Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

We were very happy with this motel. The staff was welcoming and very helpful. There are several restaurants within walking distance. The room and bathroom were spotlessly clean. No complaints whatsoever!

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Woodbury, Connecticut
Reviewed August 20, 2016

Great place to stay! The owners are on the property and are very helpful with great suggestions on where to go, eat, drink and sit on beach. The accommodations were great and the location is perfect. We would definitely recommend this place to stay.

Thank Dyer C
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Owner-occupied motel located on Easton's Pond in the Atlantic Beach District of Middletown. Walk to beaches (400 yards to First Beach / Easton's Beach / Newport Beach) and the Rotunda, the Newport Cliff Walk and local dining including Johnny's Atlantic Beach Club ("The ABC"), Flo's Clam Shack, Easton's Point Pub, Atlantic Grille, Aquidneck Pizza, Tickets Sports Bar and many more. Two miles to downtown Newport and mansions. All rooms are non-smoking and have the following amenities: coffee-makers with morning coffee and tea, cable TV with remote, phones with free local calls, microwaves, refrigerators, free high-speed wireless internet access (must have own laptop), blow-dryers, irons and boards, private bath/shower combo, private entrances on both levels. Sorry... no pets or animals allowed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sea Whale Motel

Address: 150 Aquidneck Ave., Route 138A, Middletown, RI 02842
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Middletown
Price Range: $99 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sea Whale Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Sea Whale Hotel Middletown
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Middletown
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Middletown
#4 Family Hotel in Middletown
#4 Romantic Hotel in Middletown
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“2nd floor rooms have two outside entrances, better view of bay. Road noise early in the morning could be a bother to some.”
kdtexas2016, Oct 20, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed downstairs but upstairs has balconies that face the water”
shirleyhutchison56, Sep 23, 2016 | Read review
“The upper rooms toward the back of the hotel have a pleasant bay view.”
hkypop, Sep 14, 2016 | Read review
“quiet, clean, affordable.”
dyerc2013, Aug 20, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the a room on the top floor for a better view of Eastons Pond.”
luzylew, Aug 18, 2016 | Read review
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