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Marginal Way House

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In the tradition of Maine's summer resorts, the Marginal Way House has been welcoming visitors since at least 1911. Located on Wharf Lane, two blocks from the center of town, directly across from the Ogunquit Beach, the Marginal Way House offers incomparable views of the beach and coastline. Offering 3 types of rooms including hotel rooms in our Main and Wharf House buildings, ocean front rooms in our Dockside building, and efficiency apartments which are located through out our 5 building complex.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Historic Hotel
Full view
97Great for walkers
Grade: 97 out of 100
82Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
22Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews the main house wharf house marginal way dockside room new owners third floor overlooking the water ogunquit beach every summer morning coffee ocean view carriage house front lawn short walk old house the location is perfect high tide
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Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Love, love, love the ocean view in the cabana style cottage room. Feels like I’m in an ad for Restoration Hardware & Calvin Klein. Spotless, stylish & coastal comfy. Here in October to avoid crowds & relish in the beautiful fall colors. Dream come true...More

1  Thank explore321
Reviewed October 10, 2018

We were pleasantly surprised at what a wonderful stay we had! We stayed in the Main House and had a beautiful view of the ocean! Breathtaking! Previously we stayed at a B&B and this was much nicer! We were able to step outside our door...More

1  Thank Kathy N
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Booked this last minute when I saw some rare beach worthy days in the weather forecast. After Columbus Day Ogunquit is still busy but not overrun. I asked about early check in and was told they couldn’t guarantee it but I was welcome to park...More

3  Thank daxmurphy
Reviewed October 5, 2018

I love it here and look forward to this trip every year. I've been coming to Ogunquit for as long as I can remember and can't imagine staying anywhere else. I just wish it was still pet friendly. My puppy misses coming here with me.

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Reviewed September 27, 2018

September is such a nice time in Ogunquit. The tourists are minimal and the Marginal Way House is the perfect place to stay. My room, on the third floor of the main house, had an ocean view and was simply lovely bathed in white with...More

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July 29, 2017|
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Response from MWHOgunquit | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your inquiry! Sadly we are not pet friendly. You may want to check with the Ogunquit Chamber of Commerce, they can point you in the right direction! Thank You Marginal Way House Staff
May 16, 2017|
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Response from MWHOgunquit | Property representative |
We have several first floor rooms which require no stairs. Just call us at (207) 646-8801 or email us through our website and we can let you know what we have for the dates you are interested in staying with us. Thank you... More
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"Get a better mattress if asking about room. If asking about a tip we left twenty dollars"
Sep. 22, 2018
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"Renovated room With balcony, very nice vueBeds very confortable"
Sep. 21, 2018
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"Some of the doors dont close and need to be fixed. Not a big deal to us"
Sep. 4, 2018
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"Rooms closest to the water upper deck we loved!"
Aug. 24, 2018
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