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“Tranquil and beautiful retreat”
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Marginal Way House
Ranked #23 of 36 Hotels in Ogunquit
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“Tranquil and beautiful retreat”
Reviewed 13 July 2004

I have been coming to Ogunquit for 53 years. The last 6 or 7 to the Marginal Way House. What a delightful spot! Very low key but very hospitable.
The staff always friendly and helpful. Dogs (well
behaved ones) are allowed after Labor Day and my dog has enjoyed it immensely. While I endorse the Marginal Way House enthusiatically I selfishly hope that with its popularity it will always have room for me!

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Reviewed 21 June 2004

We just returned from a short stay at Marginal Way it has a very beautiful view . It is directly on the water. Everyone there, Jeff, lauren and staff are very, very accomodating and gracious.

Everything was clean, and the whole atmosphere brings peace and a feeling of relaxing in a bit of elegance.

The shopping and restaurants are all high quality.

Perkins Cove is a very quaint area 4 minutes away.

You can really walk to everything.

AND you can bring your dog.

I cannot wait to return.

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Reviewed 17 June 2004

A charming place with comfy chairs to lounge about the lawn, great reading lights, instant hot water, convenient location and a marvelous view. We stayed in the dockside motel units with our own little patio, inside reading area and a frig. Friendly staff. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 17 March 2004

My family and I have been vacationing in Ogunquit for over fifteen years; originally staying at The Anchorage. The Anchorage has declined so much that we decided to try another hotel and found the Marginal Way House. What a pleasant surprise! I can only describe the grounds as that of a "family compound". The main house (victorian) is three stories with the most beautiful rooms! There is the Wharf House with more rooms and a porch. There are three other buildings on the grounds too. The location is great and the view; overlooking the Ogunquit beach and a offers a great view of the fireworks on the fourth of July. It is located in the center of town; but not on the main road. I cannot say enough about the staff. I'm surprised that the Marginal Way House has not made it to this web site for a review. It would be worth your while to stay there; it is such a lovely place.

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Additional Information about Marginal Way House

Property: Marginal Way House
Address: 22 - 24 Wharf Lane, Ogunquit, ME 03907
Region: United States > Maine > Ogunquit
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
#19 Family Hotel in Ogunquit
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Marginal Way House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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 
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Also Known As:
Marginal Way House Hotel Ogunquit
Marginal Way Hotel
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Marginal Way House Ogunquit, Maine

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