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“Great value. We'll stay again!”
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Yardarm Motel
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Searsport
Vermont
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great value. We'll stay again!”
Reviewed September 2, 2011

Planned to stay in next town south, but a weekend event there had most rooms full, and for much more $$. We were so happy we found the Yardarm. Great value, quiet, and friendly people. Lovely breakfast. We'll be back.
-- VT and NH sisters.

Room Tip: Ask for the corner room with the Maine mural. Very original. Couldn't have asked for more com...
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with friends
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St. Catharines, Canada
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2011

Yardarm motel was better than expected.Clean rooms, (unit #1) reasonable price,complimentary continental breakfast. My only complaint...clean the inside of the bathroom door or better yet...paint it.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank Andre P
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Arizona
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50 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed July 26, 2011

Stopped there for 1 night:
The wonderful:
-The Innkeepers (I am guess they were the owners)! There was a chance we were going to arrive very late at night and not only did they not have a problem with that, they went out of their way to make it as easy as possible for us. They also were very very friendly ever time we interacted with them.
-Breakfast: They made sure to keep everything stocked, coming in and refilling items multiple times while we sat there...tasty muffins, cereals, english muffins, teas, coffee, etc.
-The feel: very safe, clean and quaint feel to the inn.
The okay:
-Decor looks older (very old TV) but clean and in good condition...and fits with the style of motel (some people might think it adds to the charm of the hotel, other probably don't care, & so forth. Figured I would mention so can decided for yourself what you prefer)
-Shower: didnt drain very well for 1 shower (didn't drain well for the 1st person who showered but must have worked itself out cause by the second shower worked fine) and water was a little cold for half of the shower (but it was in the morning when multiple people in the motel where probably showering so not really their fault)
Price- Ran a little higher than other place we stayed at in the area.
The not so good:
-There were to nasty looking but smaller bugs in the bathroom... but really this is not the motels fault since bugs can be anywhere...and it was very clean.
Overall:
Based on our 1 night, I would not hesitate to stay there again & would recommend it to others if they are in the area and need a nice, clean, and quite place to stay.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
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San Diego
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2011

This is my third time returning to the Yardarm Motel in Searsport, Maine. The last time
I stayed was during the Lobster Festival in nearby Rockland. A great drive along Maine
backroads and along U.S. Route 1. What a treat! Yummy lobster by day then crisp
sheets by night at the Yardarm. Not to mention the great, sunny breakfast room in the
morning that serves a great continental breakfast.
The prices at the Yardarm are more than reasonable and the owners are a real hoot.
Everytime I return to Maine (from California), I make sure I revisit the Yardarm. I can
take the bus from Portland to a little station right across the street from the Yardarm
in Searsport. How fantastic is that! If you are in the area, you must stay one night.
Jeannie Lomac - San Diego, California

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled solo
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2 Thank JeannieSanDiego
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Orlando, Florida
Level Contributor
27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed June 25, 2011

The motel was very well maintained. The owner could not have been more accommodating for 4 cross country cyclists!

  • Stayed June 2011
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Thank Bevan83
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Macon, Georgia
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82 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed June 14, 2011

We arrived late around 8.45 pm and couldn't find the place right away (our GPS died). So we pulled over to a gas station and as I was looking for their phone number, I got a call from the motel! It so happened that the gas station was in front of the motel.

The owner was very friendly and gave up tips about interesting places to see around Acadia. Rooms were very clean and the bed was extra comfortable. Breakfast room is cute and the food was not bad either. This was the cheapest place I could find around Acadia (still 50 min away) and I was pleasantly surprised.

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank Cx007
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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2010

passing through and need a place for the night...
we really enjoyed the wonderful sleep there.
the motel is nice and cozy, the bedding is great.

the breakfast is better then continental, and with fresh peaches from the neighbor.

location good, and the place was peaceful.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled with family
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2 Thank wish4u2bu
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Property: Yardarm Motel
Address: 172 E Main St, Searsport, ME 04974-3311
Location: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Searsport
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Searsport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 18
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