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The Sparhawk Oceanfront Resort
Ranked #11 of 36 Hotels in Ogunquit
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 7 September 2013

Ogunguit Maine great place to visit.Resort in walking distant to shops,restaurants, and 1movie theatre.Short ride to galleries and summer theatre.Trolleys stop up and down street in summer.Rooms are clean,pool outdoor,breakfast service,internet access,smoking not permitted on deck or in rooms ,tennis court on the property.4 buildings ,we have only stayed in 2 of them do not know what others look like inside.Quiet at night and it is next to the marginal way.Reservations for summer season hard to get.Have been going for around 12 years.People who are at the desk are the best,very very nice.The grounds are beautiful and the flowers are so lovely in season.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

We recently stayed at The Sparhawk in Ogunquit Maine and had a wonderful time. The staff was very friendly and could not do enough for us. We had a minor issue with our remote control for the tv and they fixed the problem within a few minutes of our request. Breakfast is included and the home made muffins smell delicious when you go to the dining area and are warm out of the oven and very tasty. It is quiet and peaceful and the best part is sitting in your room in the morning watching the sun rise. The sound of the waves and the wonderful sea breeze is also very relaxing. Being so close to town you are able to walk to restaurants, the beach and stores which is also convenient especially with the traffic. You really do not have to use your car once you park in the lot. A really nice place.

Room Tip: The oceanfront rooms are the best.
  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 September 2013

Stayed here with my parents, sibs & their families for a weekend in August, 2013. It was a surprise 50th Anniversary weekend for my parents and the Sparhawk was perfect. We had a total of 5 rooms, with my parents' (Room 14) being the best, with a fabulous ocean front location! We loved the pool, tennis courts and shuffle board - they kept all 10 kids in our party (and the adults) busy all weekend! The location of the Sparhawk can't be beat! At the start of the Marginal Way, a short walk to the beach and right downtown! Ogunquit was crowded when we were there, but we didn't feel it at the Sparhawk as the grounds were so beautiful and spread out! The breakfast was good and we used the room for board games at night and even the cutting of my parents' anniversary cake! The folks at the Sparhawk couldn't have been nicer. The rooms were spacious and clean. Would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to stay in Ogunquit, particularly a family group! My parents can't stop talking about what a great time they had.

Room Tip: Ask for an ocean front room - the view is magnificent!
  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Thank donnot
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

Best location (within walking distance of everything). Clean, large and very classic rooms (we stayed in the Sparhawk building with rooms facing the ocean). Great continental breakfast. Smiling staff. You have (almost) everything you need in Ogunquit. What's missing ? Certainly an in-room safe (would be very convenient when going to the beach), maybe 2 or 3 whirlpools and maybe a 5 or 10-degree warmer pool...But, anyway, you can't get a better value in Ogunquit (IMO).

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Pierre C
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Reviewed 16 August 2013

My BFF and I wanted a family-free getaway to Maine. And we were late booking. We'd heard Ogunquit was cute; we called EVERWHERE!

I gotta say, the unfriendly, almost rude, phone staffer that day at the Sparhawk almost killed our desire to stay there. But we persevered. The Sparhawk had just our room open. A "one bedroom suite in the Barbara Dean," I was told. (FYI Sparhawk phone lady - we don't know what that MEANS!)

So, let me explain for you. :) The Sparhawk main property is a three story ocean-facing, cliff-sitting building with traditional hotel rooms. They also have one perpendicular to the ocean that I have no clue its name or style. There's an interior lawn with pool and tennis courts and some parking. Lawn chairs are sitting out all over.

Lastly, it has a free-standing Victorian with a huge front porch that faces Main Street- The Barbara Dean! It is shockingly nice and BRAND NEW inside, subdivided into rooms with only guest interior access. Parking is available right next to the building. An ice machine hums at you as you open the door. Stairs take you up; more take you to back units.

Our room was on the northern front side, immediately next to the Marginal Way. And we were DELIGHTED that it had a living room (with pull out couch my BFF slept on) with a kitchenette (full size fridge noted), a separating bathroom and hall closet and then a smallish bedroom with a king sized bed, two side tables and bureau. THAT room was small for the bed size, but with the living room, we were more than comfortable. There was a side door that led to bushes next to the Marginal Way. Both rooms had a heavy duty wall air conditioner that pumped out deliciously cool air.

The lobby building had a breakfast room. I didn't make it there but to grab coffee. I think it was just grains and drinks.

We didn't really see or interact with staff other than at check-in. That woman was EXTREMELY nice and said they're at like 88% occupancy and that they close winters. She also provided insight on restaurants, bars and massages. All great.

We never moved our car when we were here. We walked EVERYWHERE! The pool was very nice rain or shine. The Marginal Way was incredibly fun and we enjoyed the village at the end. You can really feel that there are no chain hotels or restaurants. We read on the front porch and it felt like we belonged in the village as residents. I loved this town.

To get to the beach, one must walk down the street, down a path, across the river's bridge, and down the beach. If you're drunk, sunburned, tired, have foot problems or just not a walker, it's a pain. BUT there is a shuttle. So ask at the desk!

Main Street is super fun on foot. We REALLY enjoyed the Rose Cove Cafe (disguised as an ice cream shoppe, the fried clams are AMAZING), Cafe Preggo (italian), and straight-but-not-narrow-friendly gay bar Mainestreet Ogunquit for drinks. We found the Front Porch to be good food, but filled with seniors at the piano bar. The Village Food Market had some terrific tourist items that were half the price of others we'd seen, plus great gourmet take-out. And the perfume/soap store AMAZING.

Room Tip: The Barbara Dean has rooms with balconies. Get one of those!
  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with friends
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3  Thank SactoSteph
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Reviewed 16 August 2013

We had a great stay at the Sparhawk. Our room was right on the water and it was spotless as was the rest of the resort. Nice breakfast included in the morning. Staff was very pleasant. We checked in at 1:30PM with no issues. Pool was also very nice. Easy walking distance everything in Ogunquit center. If you can get in to the Sparhawk, I would recommend it. Looking forward to returning next summer.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank capecodtraveler01
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Reviewed 9 August 2013

This our second lengthy stay here and we love it! We used to stay at another place right on the main beach in Ogunquit, but The Sparhawk is the BEST! It is SO affordable for the location and has more amenities like a pool and tennis court that other places don't have in the area. The service is top notch, and the location is incredible! We will stay here every year that we visit the wonderful place.

  • Stayed: August 2013
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2  Thank Jay M
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Additional Information about The Sparhawk Oceanfront Resort

Address: 85 Shore Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907-3709
Region: United States > Maine > Ogunquit
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Ogunquit
#9 Romantic Hotel in Ogunquit
#11 Family Hotel in Ogunquit
Price Range: £145 - £676 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 88
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