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Marginal Way House

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#21 of 37 Hotels in Ogunquit
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Westfield, New Jersey
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

There are different types of accomodations at the Marginal Way House. We stayed in a room in a small building with a nice outdoor seating area right on the water. The room was well appointed with nice amenities. The location could not be better. The ocean outside your door and the center of town two minutes away.

Thank gfe413
Farmington, Connecticut
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We have been coming here for long weekends every Summer over a great many years and last year we stayed at the motel section for the first time. We loved it and were able to reserve the same unit one year ahead of time last Summer. This year do far we have had one large and several small issues. The... More 

1 Thank Rohrshack
Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We enjoyed staying for a week at the Wharf house. It is the 2nd year straight staying at the Wharf house. Great location and a wonderful view of the beach and ocean from our deck in Room 201. The Wifi is slow but it does work and we were able to make phone calls without to much problem. We could... More 

Thank BobaCharlie
Boston, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

It's always a pleasure to stay at the Marginal Way House. This was our first visit of 2016, and we were pleased to note the new stairs leading up to the main house from the parking lot--what a great improvement! As usual, our stay was very easy and without stress. We stayed in room 15, which is on the top... More 

Thank eg413
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Loved our stay here, thank you!!! Wonderful property, 5 min walk to the beach and right around the corner from the main "drag" and marginal way. Our room 104 was newly remodeled, very clean and mostly comfortable. Mattresses could be improved :). The property is has beautiful views of the ocean.

Thank dinakarzina
Portland, Maine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We've been staying at the Marginal Way House for 10+ years and love everything about it with one exception....no connectivity. It is hard to believe that in 2016 you can stay anywhere and not be connected but the wifi service here is nonexistent.

1 Thank rdonnelly00
North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Back to the Marginal Way house. We've been coming here for over 40 years, and still love it. Many new improvements this year (new stairs to the main house, the dead pine tree is gone (Yay!), and an improved parking lot with assigned spots. Beautiful new landscaping and stonework everywhere.The renovated Wharf House and Carriage House are tremendous improvements over... More 

1 Thank RhodyRick2015
Rutherford, New Jersey
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15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We stayed in room 112, a small room on the third floor with a magnificent view. It was worth the 2 flights spiral flights of stairs to get there and be able to look directly out to the ocean. The location is very convenient-park your car in their parking lot and never touch it again (and given the bumper to... More 

Thank Elizabeth F
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

It helped that the weather was perfect, but we (my son and I) couldn't have enjoyed ourselves more. We stayed in the main house in room 110, a basic but lovely and comfortable room. The location was ideal, downtown, overlooking Ogunquit beach. The actual entrance to the beautiful beach is about a 1/4 mile or so walk away. Surprisingly, the... More 

Thank orangetree71
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Loved this beautiful New England-style hotel. Our lovely little room was in the main house overlooking the beach. Very clean, friendly and helpful staff and amazing location. Definitely staying there next time around!

Thank Éliane V

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. Pets are accepted off season only ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marginal Way House

Address: 22 - 24 Wharf Lane, Ogunquit, ME 03907
Region: United States > Maine > Ogunquit
Price Range: $181 - $434 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Marginal Way House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Marginal Way House Hotel Ogunquit
Marginal Way Hotel
Marginal Way Motel
Marginal Way House Ogunquit, Maine
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#19 Family Hotel in Ogunquit
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“Avoid rooms adjacent to the shared porch.”
 of 5 bubbles happytraveller01605, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Dockside motel units have very unreliable Wi-Fi ( most of the time none) . Although beautiful-they lack furniture ( no desk or tables )”
 of 5 bubbles patrickdelaney2016, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The Dockside has fabulous views and the ocean sounds all day and night.”
 of 5 bubbles svgoff, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for "full view" of the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles 700dorothym, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They are in the process of remodeling many of the rooms. Some in the Main House are very outdated.”
 of 5 bubbles kenb184, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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