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Sea Lion Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Perry, Florida
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Sweet old fashioned motel rooms that have been updated. The norm was near town. The staff was polite & helpful. Our room had a little porch, cute furnishings & frig. The exterior was nice with a pool, grill. The motel was near shopping & restaurants.

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Kensington, Maryland
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Sea Lion is not fancy, but it is clean, easy and in a great location. The motel is convenient to the best beach on Cape Ann -- Good Harbor. The price was right for a quick business trip to Gloucester.

Thank Mary L
Concord, Massachusetts
Reviewed 29 August 2016

My friend and I made an impromptu trip to Gloucester/Rockport area for the day. Since the weather was amazing, we decided to stay another day. This left us scrambling to find a room as many places were booked. We drove by the Sea Lion and drove in to check it out. The price was reasonable and we literally took the...

Thank Jamie S
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We weren't sure what to expect - it's hard to know just from pictures, and even reviews are subjective. Our stay at the Sea Lion Motel was perfect. We got there early, and we asked if we could park at the hotel while we went to the beach, and we were told "no problem". Good Harbor beach is within walking...

Thank lovlilynne
Sudbury, Massachusetts
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Nice, average motel. The best feature is location: 3min drive to the beach or 15min walk on main roads to the beach. Also, the front desk gave us a 10$ off parking voucher for surrounding beaches. Big comfortable pool. The ocean isn't really visible from property grounds. Room is basic, no microwave/kitchen sink/silverware. Basic continental breakfast. Next time I would...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Great place for a weekend getaway with friends or family. Rooms were clean and had a great view of the ocean, and couldn't have been more convenient for getting to the beach or to downtown. During a moment of crisis, the staff was incredible and made us feel like family. Can't say it enough- Sea Lion Motel was fantastic!

2Thank dex3591
Fair Haven, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Had an excellent stay at the Sea Lion Motel. The staff works extremely hard and are very efficient with cleaning. Rooms were nice and had a lot of space inside. Stayed on the second floor and you could overlook the ocean from the rooms. Gorgeous. Michelle at the Front desk helped us check in and let us know the best...

1Thank ksharkk11
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 August 2016

A great location with a view of the ocean The rooms were clean & the staff was friendly. You are 5 minutes from Good Harbor Beach & 10 minutes to Rockport & Gloucester center. A great value for the money. I would stay here again but, next time get a room on the 2nd floor or maybe a cabin.

1Thank Tarps86
Lancaster, New York
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Great little place. Had a home-y feel to it. Close to Whale watch ports. If you like walking close to stores and choice of restaurants. Minutes from a Castle. Great family trip. Would recommend for a family trip......

1Thank SomayS
New York
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We were in town for a whale watch and we needed a place to stay. The motel was simple yet comfortable and clean. The reception lady was extremely nice. Be careful of the timings of reception. If you want to check in after 9pm (not sure, pls double check) then you have to inform them in advance, then they can...

1Thank orbitka

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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: $153 - $381 (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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