We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
03/12/2017 04/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Vista Motel

    22 Thatcher Rd, Scenic 127A, Gloucester, MA 01930-3196
    (978) 290-4390
    Hotel website
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    03/12/2017 04/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Traveller (70)
    Room & Suite (144)
    Pool & Beach (21)
    Ocean House Hotel at Bass Rocks
    464 reviews
    #4 of 7 hotels in Gloucester
     
    Rockport Inn and Suites
    550 reviews
    #3 of 6 hotels in Rockport
     
    Atlantis Oceanfront Inn
    418 reviews
    #1 of 7 hotels in Gloucester
     
    Sea Lion Motel
    104 reviews
    #5 of 7 hotels in Gloucester
     
    Overview
    • Excellent59%
    • Very good35%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “harbor beach” (103 reviews)
    “donuts” (27 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Kitchenette
    2.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Vista Motel
    Special Offer: BOOK DIRECT AND SAVE!
    Hotel packages
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
    Ocean House Hotel at Bass Rocks
    464 reviews
    #4 of 7 hotels in Gloucester
     
    Rockport Inn and Suites
    550 reviews
    #3 of 6 hotels in Rockport
     
    Atlantis Oceanfront Inn
    418 reviews
    #1 of 7 hotels in Gloucester
     
    Sea Lion Motel
    104 reviews
    #5 of 7 hotels in Gloucester
     
    Rooms
    3 Dec4 Dec
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Gloucester hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "69c5955c1b4e441fac5825af6fcf5bf4", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":310299,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":3,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":4,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"69c5955c1b4e441fac5825af6fcf5bf4","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Vista Motel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjY5YzU5NTVjMWI0ZTQ0MWZhYzU4MjVhZjZmY2Y1YmY0IiwiQUlLIjoiOTI0YzJkYzEzMzUwNDZiNTgwMTI2YjliNDVmZWRkNDcifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "03/12/2017", "checkOut": "04/12/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (416)
    There are newer reviews for Vista Motel
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    211 - 215 of 401 reviews

    Reviewed 9 December 2013

    I grew up in Gloucester and (although no family remains here) love to return "home" and cannot get enough of the glorious sunrises over Good Harbor Beach, the crashing surfs and the walks on Good Harbor Beach off season with all the friendly walkers and...More

    2  Thank Carol Y
    Reviewed 5 December 2013

    we stayed here, off season, if you will, end of October. I found this place on Trip Advisor and we needed somewhere close to Salem, MA for Halloween and a trip through the northeast. so, coming from southern California, ocean views are no big deal...More

    Thank sandiegoheidi
    Reviewed 2 December 2013

    If you want privacy, take an efficiency so no one walks by your patio. My mother thought they should have grab bars by the toilet and in the bath. View is nice though. Up high above Beach so unless you are really fit you need...More

    1  Thank jkw57
    Reviewed 25 November 2013

    I was very pleased with my night at the Vista Motel. It's comfortable and clean. The staff was helpful and friendly and the morning view from my window was an extra bonus! Oh . . . I need 200 characters for this review to get...More

    1  Thank Karen M
    Reviewed 17 November 2013

    The Vista can't be beat for cleanliness, the view and proximity to Good Harbor Beach. We're close to 70, but we're pretty fit, and we find The Vista well within walking distance to one of the best summer beaches on the East Coast (Good Harbor),...More

    Thank LinnJG
    Ocean House Hotel at Bass Rocks
    464 reviews
    #4 of 7 hotels in Gloucester
     
    Rockport Inn and Suites
    550 reviews
    #3 of 6 hotels in Rockport
     
    Atlantis Oceanfront Inn
    418 reviews
    #1 of 7 hotels in Gloucester
     
    Sea Lion Motel
    104 reviews
    #5 of 7 hotels in Gloucester
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$117 - US$255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 40
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Priceline, Travelocity, Orbitz, Hotwire and Hotels.com so you can book your Vista Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Massachusetts >
    • Cape Ann >
    • Gloucester
    • Also Known As
    • Vista Hotel Gloucester ,
    • Vista Motel Gloucester
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (70)
    Room & Suite (144)
    Pool & Beach (21)
    Dining (5)
    Hotel & Grounds (65)
    Nearby
    Ocean House Hotel at Bass Rocks
    464 reviews
    .98 miles away
     
    Sea Lion Motel
    104 reviews
    .27 miles away
     
    Atlantis Oceanfront Inn
    418 reviews
    1.03 miles away
     
    Rockport Inn and Suites
    550 reviews
    2.11 miles away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Seaport Grille
    698 reviews
    .88 miles away
    Charlie's Place
    195 reviews
    .27 miles away
    Caffe Sicilia
    54 reviews
    .53 miles away
    Long Beach Dairy Maid
    50 reviews
    .83 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Good Harbor Beach
    595 reviews
    .40 miles away
    Ryan & Wood Distilleries
    92 reviews
    .61 miles away
    Long Beach
    64 reviews
    .10 miles away
    Cape Ann Whale Watch
    690 reviews
    .78 miles away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    kristineknowlton
    9 January 2017|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    Response from Laura D | Property representative |
    Thank you for your interest in the Vista. I'm sorry I missed your question. I hope that better late than never is your motto, too! We now close for a portion of the year, November 1 until April 1. Hope you can... More
    0
    Votes
    kristineknowlton
    9 January 2017|
    Answer
    Response from Laura D | Property representative |
    Hi, Sorry but we are closed for the winter. We'll reopen sometime in March. Thanks for thinking of us!
    0
    Votes
    Heidi A
    11 September 2016|
    AnswerShow all 5 answers
    Response from smiling4unow | Reviewed this property |
    The Stop & Shop is half mile along with CVS, pizza, flower shop . There are a few other stores in back of The Vista. (Liquor, Drug store, Pharmacy, Shaws grocery store. Rockport is 10 miles away and there you will find a... More
    1
    Vote
    Room Tips
    "90% of the rooms have great views."
    Read review
    "A great place for not a lot of money"
    Read review
    "Choose a patio or balcony away from the pool for a good view of the ocean"
    Read review
    "we stayed in room 6 with a patio. very quiet. must let the water run for hot water, but worked fine."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing