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Sea Lion Motel

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Belleville, Canada
Reviewed 15 September 2015

After visiting at the beginning of our stay, we fell in love with Gloucester and decided to spend the last night of our holiday in town. The Sea Lion Motel received lots and lots of positive review on Trip Advisor, so we decided to give it a whirl. We were not disappointed. The service was excellent and, like others who...

1Thank Kirsten S
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Last minute plans, and having to deal with last minute reservations. In most cases you can make a reservation and not have to move around much, but I planned a 3 day last minute stay for work and I did not work that way- I was given the Option of Staying at the Sea Lion Motel--- and I have to...

2Thank Clifford S
Rhode Island
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Good value on Cape Ann. A mile from Good Harbor Beach, 10 minutes from Bear Skin Neck. 15 minutes from just about any place on Cape Ann. Pool is fabulous - crystal clear and refreshing. Friendly staff, very clean rooms. Repeat customer and very satisfied.

Thank rhodiebean
Spencer, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Decided with friends to do a quick overnight trip. Booked 2 rooms at the Sea Lion Inn. The rooms were very neat and clean. Staff was extremely friendly and very helpful. Quiet place to stay but not far from lots of things to see and do. Good Harbor Beach was 5 minutes away. Don't forget to ask for beach pass,...

Thank doublegram
Glenolden, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 July 2015

I would just like to say from speaking with Mona and Michelle on the phone before arrival they could not be more courteous and helpful. When we finally did arrive Michelle was even nicer in person ...she answered all of our questions and really guided us in the right direction as to where to go in town. They were friendly...

Thank BigDaddySK
Freeport, New York
Reviewed 10 July 2015

If you're looking for a room to shower and sleep, this is perfect. The room is small but efficient and clean. New bath. The mattress was good but the furniture could be up grade and a fresh coat of paint would help. There is a heated pool if you're looking for a dip. I recommend this motel and would I...

Thank Larry R
Dedham, MA
Reviewed 4 June 2015

I stayed at the Sea Lion this past Satueday and Sunday night. The room was basic and we nothing special. Just a basic hotel room. There was a flat screen which I was happy about. The reviews before me mentioned the walls being thin and I do agree as I could hear my neighbors down below me. The only other...

1Thank Caren B
Montello, Wisconsin
Reviewed 27 May 2015

My daughter, grand daughter and I stayed at Seal Lion Motel for almost one week. This is not a new glitzy motel but a warm friendly place. we made this our center and took the commuter to Boston and then drove the opposite direction up to Maine. The price was great and the room was clean, We had an excellent...

1Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

I had a situation were I tried to cancel my hotel room, the front desk was NOT accommodating and very rude. I ended having to stay here. Thankfully the bathroom was spotless! The room was nice, very small, tv even smaller. I did see a few bugs running around! Ugh!... And the front desk lady seem to have a attitude...

6Thank Stephanie B
Woburn, Massachusetts
Reviewed 21 February 2015

People who run the inn were very nice and accommodating towards my wife and I. The cottage was very clean including the bath. Mattress was comfortable and the kitchen had everything were needed. There was great restaurants within walking distance. We had a great view of the ocean and the price was right. The staff was very helpful and knowledgeable....

3Thank BobandDonna_11

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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Sea Lion Motel

Address: 138 Eastern Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930-1854
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Gloucester
Price Range: RM470 - RM1,487 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sea Lion Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Bring a plug extender/adapter - as usual for an older motel, there are not enough conveniently located outlets for chargers, etc.”
lovlilynne, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get a cabin, as you are secluded from the rest of the group. Second Floor rooms have a nicer view outside the room, but not life changing.”
ksharkk11, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The top floor will have a better view of the ocean. Also, if you a microwave & more room get a cottage.”
Tarps86, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in "the house" were awesome, can't speak for the others.”
Hainsc2014, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“We liked the second floor--as I always feel it is quieter.”
spet, 3 May 2016 | Read review
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