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Yardarm Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Fountain Hills, Arizona
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I stayed at the Yardarm motel last September with my husband. It was a quaint and lovely room! The breakfast porch was a nice touch with a great selection of cereals. We got there at the end of breakfast, so things were a little limited but we didn't mind. The owner was super nice. We would definitely stay at this...

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Milford, Iowa
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Yardarm the owners were very helpful in directing us to the sites and dining spots in the area. The breakfast room was a nice surprise to enjoy some good coffee, juices and a wide variety of cereals, English muffins etc it was also a great place to visit with other guests. The covered...

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Portland, Maine
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The Yardarm had very comfy beds and plenty of blankets and quilts for our cold fall weekend stay during the Common Ground Country Fair. The owners have left the cute 1950's real wood paneling, which was a nice touch. The shower was awesome and hot as long as you wanted it, but the heater was a little sporadic. The owners...

Thank CindyFW
Gulfport, Florida
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We were walked by another property in Belfast due to arrival confusion and found this property had a vacancy. Our room and bath were small but cute. Since my background was operating a small motel in the 50's & 60's this was deja vu. We found the owners very accommodating. They care about the motel and have a nice, clean...

Thank gpizzy
Dracut, Massachusetts
Reviewed 15 August 2016

A pleasant spot near amenities such as gas, food etc while being accessible to peninsula touring on a motorcycle (came up from Massachusetts). The room was quiet, no problems with neighboring rooms, only problem was the gravel drive / lot, which down at the far end (stayed in room 3) at least, was a bit difficult to maneuver in -...

Thank Jim R
Plymouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 21 July 2016

The Yardarm was very comfortable and clean for a reasonably priced motel. The owner was very friendly, and there was a nice breakfast room attached to the main building. It is set back from the road, and therefore very little road noise. There is much to do along route 1 in Maine! We would definitely stay there again.

1Thank Bonnie P
Tavares, Florida
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Friendly & helpful folks, vintage but clean room, our bathroom door wouldn't stay closed but that was more a nuisance than a problem, complimentary breakfast included pastries, English muffins, oatmeal (typical continental breakfast). Most important the bed was comfortable and there was plenty of hot water for showers. Would recommend or would stay again if the need arose.

2Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Quiet, locally owned motel in Searsport. Clean rooms, kind service. In the room there is a history of the house that we appreciated, made us feel the people who were here before us. Would certainly recommend it.

1Thank Debra D
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

This is a small motel where the owners have tried to make it a pleasing place.. The room was clean and and everything worked well, including the wifi. You can park in front of your room but know the parking area is loose gravel. Screening would have worked better.. Breakfast is simple but adequate and the room spotless.

1Thank Cdnehrider
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Sorry to say our experience was not as expected. Owners were very respectful but room was not good. Heater stopped door locked us in! Immediately asked for refund and owners gave without argument! Nice people wrong room! Took couple of minutes for water to run hot. Our travel mates had same issues.

1Thank James R

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Additional Information about Yardarm Motel

Address: 172 E Main St, Searsport, ME 04974-3311
Region: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Searsport
Price Range: $111 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“All rooms seemed to be equally well located.”
johnhD109VC, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Rooms with higher numbers are closer to the office... the lower the number, the farther away you'll be! The rooms are backed up against the woods.. open the window for a nice fresh breeze without using the AC.”
  • Porch with lovely furniture
343kristinam, 10 Oct 2014 | Read review
“We had the room right next to the office and thought it wold be loud, but it was really quiet. It does not face the road so that may cut down on the road noise seeing as it is quite close to the roadway and lots of large trucks use the road.”
readingrulz, 16 Sep 2013 | Read review
“rooms 17 & 18 are tucked in an alcove & are a bit quieter”
jillb822, 26 Jun 2013 | Read review
“t room, closest to the road. The edges of the property are well-treed and although we slept without the a/con, we were not bothered. Our bed was a single but good quality.”
EasternCanadaKoda, 29 Jul 2012 | Read review
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