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The Sparhawk Oceanfront Resort
Ranked #10 of 36 Hotels in Ogunquit
Certificate of Excellence
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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“ON the water!”
Reviewed 2 October 2013

An ocean-view room here means that at high tide you literally are on the water, which comes up to the sea wall under your porch. What a view!

We have stayed here for more than 20 years and love it. It is conveniently located and very well-run with much-acclaimed gardens. Upkeep is meticulous. Comp. breakfast with muffins, breads, cereals, juices.

Room Tip: Try to get ocean view.
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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North Augusta, South Carolina
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156 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2013

It was more that I expected. Room was clean and well appointed. The view of the bay was fantastic as the room was withing 15ft of the water. For the local the price was very reasonable. The only down side was the breakfast. There was no hot food other than toast and coffee and tea.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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455 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2013

We have been staying at this resort for 12 years and it is a trip we always look forward to in September. The rooms all have a balcony overlooking the Ogunquit River and the Ocean and the resort is right at the start of the Marginal Way. Your room includes a self service continental breakfast in their pleasant dining room (choice of two juices, hard boiled eggs, 4 cold and 1 hot cereal, oranges and bananas, bagels, English muffins, two or three breads for toasting, fresh made muffins - usually 4 to 6 varieties, and yogurt. This is served from 7 to 10 AM and coffee and tea are available from 6:30 am to 10 PM. There is a microwave in the diniing room for use by guests. There is a tennis court, lawn games, shuffleboard and a heated pool-usually till mid-September, and the beach is a short walk or you can drive there or take the trolley-$2 fee each way. Rooms are comfortable and vary from 2 doubles, queen and double to 1 king.
Toughest part is getting in. The greatest thing is once you stay you are guaranteed the same room for the same time next year. When you leave you are given a form to fill out (can do there or mail in later) that must be received by them by 10/31. They close Nov thru mid April. In January they take all those prior guest reservations and start putting them in their master planner. They then send out notices requiring a deposit by end of January. In early February you can then call in and check on availability for new guests to make reservations. That's how we got in the first time and we have been thoroughly pleased each year we have stayed since then.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Buckfield, Maine
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2013

We Stayed In The Babara Dean,for one nite !! The Service Was Excellent! It Was A Very Clean Hotel, Close To Perkins Cove ,And Marginal Way A short walk To Shops And Restaurants, the Trolley stops Right In Front OF Hotel, Beautiful Grounds And Flowers We Had a Awesome Balcony/ deck View Of The Ocean, overall it was Very Relaxing !!

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Virginia
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109 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2013

We stayed 2 nights here. Right on the Marginal Way! We walked everywhere. All the people we encountered here were wonderful and helpful. Absolutely beautiful grounds!! If you are a flower lover (as I am) you will truly appreciate them as you walk down to the entrance to the marginal way. Also fresh flowers on your table for breakfast. Lovely!

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 September 2013

We stayed in the Ireland house, room 88 at the Spar hawk for 3 nights and four days. The rooms were very clean and well maintained. This property is within walking distance to all the little shops and restaurants. The only drawback is because it is oceanfront, it looks like you can walk down to the beach. However, to get to the beach, it is about a 15 minute walk, and if it's high tide, there is no beach. We did sit by the pool for a day which is heated and very clean. The resort also provides a continental breakfast with homemade muffins and such. In addition, the staff was very friendly. We definitely will return to this resort and highly recommend it.

Room Tip: The Ireland House had spacious suites.
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Framingham, MA
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2013 via mobile

Visited off season for one night. The room appointment was fantastic. Each queen bed had a leather bench at the foot of the bed for your luggage, ample room to move around, and the best part was the 2 club chairs facing the ocean view. Each room has their own balcony with one lounge and 2 chairs. We could have stayed on the balcony all day watching the waves roll below us, as this is one of few properties that directly abuts Oqunquit Beach....simply STUNNING! The bathroom was clean and our family of 5 really appreciated the sink/mirror being separate from the toilet/shower. The outdoor pool was heated and wonderful after the beach. The continental breakfast was lovely and had plenty of choices and the staff were amazing. Can't wait to return next year in the Fall.

Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Property: 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 (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 88
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