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Seawall Motel

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We always put our guests up at the Seawall Motel. The ocean view is breathtaking, the location on the "quiet side" is relaxing, the place is clean, and the price can not be beat. From the motel you are a short drive to the Bass Harbor Head lighthouse, some great restaurants near by, the town of Southwest Harbor, and further...

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Stafford Springs, Connecticut
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I'll preface this by saying I've never written a hotel/motel review before today. I was so impressed with my recent stay at the Seawall Motel, I felt the need to share it. I stayed at the Seawall Motel for a week in early March to help my son move up to the Southwest Harbor area. I was just looking for...

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Herndon
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great location, away from all the hustle and bustle of Bar Harbor proper The owners are a husband and wife, so nice and helpful. They have a nice breakfast bar layout in the morning. Our room was located on lower level , towards the back of hotel building. There was a pass thru door We could hear EVERYTHING being said...

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San Clemente, California
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We were so happy during our stay at Seawall. We can't wait to go back. In planning the trip, we were impressed with the prices and the rave reviews. We were not disappointed when we arrived. The property is dated, but well maintained and quaint. The outdated decor in the rooms just added to the homey motel feeling. We were...

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Topsham, Maine
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I had stayed at this motel many years ago and had always remembered the beautiful location. Decided to stay again as I was travelling with someone who had never been to Mt Desert Island. The location is still beautiful BUT there is now a new two story "guest house" located directly across the parking lot and blocks most of the...

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Albany, New York
Reviewed 9 November 2016

we have been going to maine for over 35 years and my most favorite spot is seawall.We love vicky and dave they are the best . the rooms nice and clean they are very accommodating.We have moved back to new york but maine and seawall are always on our minds.We are coming back for a visit very soon. Shelley and...

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Syracuse, Indiana
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We were there in mid-May. Not very busy yet. Got to have a great conversation with the owners. He told us about the area, places to go, places to eat... We only stayed 2 nights because we had rented a house, which wasn't ready. We were glad for the inconvenience, to have met a great couple. The ocean is just...

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Colorado
Reviewed 27 October 2016

First of all, the location is superb, the views are terrific , it is an older motel looking good. We were thinking that this would be our new Acadia motel. The rooms are large, they have a nice continental breakfast in the morning, the wi-fi was good, the front porch had chairs for viewing the ocean, etc. But the beds...

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Grantham, New Hampshire
Reviewed 19 October 2016

When we drove up the the Seawall Motel I will admit that I was a bit disappointed. It looked just like, well, a motel! But boy was I wrong! The rooms are large, the hot water plentiful and the overall ambience was like coming home. Dave, the owner, is outgoing, warm and ever present, ready with another pot of coffee...

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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I booked this motel as a last minute resort after planning a trip to Maine and Acadia National Park for a week. Bar harbor was booked the latter part of my trip due to a marathon that was being held, and this was the only place left with vacancies on the last2 days of my trip to the park. What...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Seawall Motel is located on the quietside of Mount Desert Island in the Southwest Harbor area. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the Motel borders the Seawall entrance to Acadia National Park. It adjoins a pine forest and a fresh water pond which provides ample opportunities for birdwatching and scenic photography. The Seawall is a naturally occurring granite, loose boulder and rock seawall with easy shore walks and tide pools to explore. There is a picnic area to watch the waves crash on the rugged shoreline and a spot to watch the sunrise over the Great Cranberry Island. On a clear night, it is one of the best places in the country for stargazing. Just beyond the scenic areas, you'll approach two of the many walking trails of Acadia National Park: Ship Harbor and Wonderland. Each is less than a two-mile hike along the ocean and nature trails. A short drive from these trails is the Bass Harbor Lighthouse that has been guiding mariners with its light since 1858. The dramatic setting, especially at sunset, is a photographer's dream. The Seawall Motel sits directly across from the famed seawall and close proximity to many activities of what the park has to offer. It is a two-story Motel with free Wi-Fi, in-room phones, cable TV and complimentary continental breakfast. These budget-friendly motels has twenty spacious, comfortable, and exquisitely clean rooms with a choice of two-queens or king size beds. A community room is available for all guests to use which includes the vending and ice machine, refrigerator, microwave, and coin-operated laundry machines. The free Island Explorer Shuttle can be accessed from our parking lot for easy travel to restaurants and shops in downtown Southwest Harbor, and to many other locations on the island. Top-rated in TripAdvisor, the Seawall Motel is the perfect place for your Maine vacation! Enjoy the beautiful scenery, the wonderful staff, and freshly brewed coffee ready for you every morning! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Seawall Motel

Address: 566 Seawall Rd, Route 102A, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4037
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Southwest Harbor
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Seawall Hotel Southwest Harbor
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“Rooms on the first floor...”
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Canuk16, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“2nd floor rooms at the office end of the motel have the best view of the ocean.”
L_Ciga, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Middle , top level.”
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“Second level will offer best view”
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“I had one of the "best" rooms on the upper level near the office....”
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