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Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 20 August 2015

This is a basic motel but it is inexpensive, well run, has plenty of trash cans in the room, a microwave, and fridge and is very clean and comfortable. There are a limited number of units run by a couple that lives on property. They are considerate, conscientious, and helpful. They also sent us to the Atlantic Grill nearby for...

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2Thank Karen H
Ithaca, New York
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We live in Providence, but when my mom planned a trip to visit she wanted to stay near the beach for a few days. I waited too long to decide on a place, and she went ahead and booked this for three nights. It is walking distance to Easton's (First) Beach, and Second beach is walkable if you like to...

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2Thank Elisa C
Darien, Connecticut
Reviewed 18 August 2015

The reasonably priced motel is a find. The rooms are clean and roomy. Jeff is very helpful. His suggestions of places to visit were invaluable. The chairs overlooking the water are a perfect place for breakfast and, if you like, some lobster rolls and wine at sunset. I highly recommend The Sea Whale.

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3Thank PatMitch
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

If you're of that certain generation and you remember road trips with your family in an old '72 station wagon, you're gonna love this place. It's the place time forgot. You walk in and you're greeted by the owners, who couldn't be any nicer. Enter your room and you travel back at least 40 years. Old furniture, very dated bathrooms,...

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6Thank MdRadioMan
Frankfort, Illinois
Reviewed 11 August 2015

This clean, reasonably priced motel is a gem. It is close to attractions (five minutes from Newport) and several nice restaurants are in walking distaince. We had a balcony room with a lovely water view. Couldn't find nicer proprietors (Jeff & Terri). They were very helpful in giving us directions and information on local attractions and dining options. If we...

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Thank gerdesl6
Hubbardston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Jeff was very helpful with directions on getting around Newport. Loved all the flowers & the view. Friendly owners.Close to food & beach. A must stay if in Middletown,Ri.My wife & I will stay again forshore.

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Thank Johnnywjet
Milford, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Have stayed in the motel and was excellent! It was sold out, so this time we rented the 2 bedroom cottage. How very charming. Extremely clean and nicely decorated. Lovely setting with a lawn and picnic table and bunnies everywhere! They are adoreable! The cottage is quite roomy and comes with everything. Quiet setting. Will be a tough choice whether...

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Thank Madeline B
Athens, Georgia
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is a great property! First is cleanliness, cleanliness, cleanliness! The view is amazing, the yard for kids to play in and the staff is great and incredibly friendly! Location, location, location! Couldn't say a bad thing if I tried!

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Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

The owners live onsite. Teri and Jeff told us they bought the Sea Whale because they loved vacationing there. We get it. In their words, it's a "mom and pop motel." We loved it. Know that you're getting an old school motel, but one that is well maintained and very clean. The deck at sunset was magnificent. The beach was...

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1Thank KelCC
Hollywood, Florida, United States
Reviewed 24 July 2015

This motel was very clean. We were 2 miles from Newport and walking distance to the beach and 1/2 mile from the Cliffs. I would suggest if you wanted to walk the cliffs to go first thing in the morning. We would definitely stay there again.

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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 02842-5610
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Middletown
Price Range: RM217 - RM971 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sea Whale Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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Sea Whale Hotel Middletown
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Middletown
#4 Romantic Hotel in Middletown
#4 Family 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.”
 of 5 bubbles kdtexas2016, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed downstairs but upstairs has balconies that face the water”
 of 5 bubbles shirleyhutchison56, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The upper rooms toward the back of the hotel have a pleasant bay view.”
 of 5 bubbles hkypop, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“quiet, clean, affordable.”
 of 5 bubbles dyerc2013, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the a room on the top floor for a better view of Eastons Pond.”
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