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Kingston, New York
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

We have been coming to the Vista and Gloucester, MA for July 4th for quite a while. We like staying in the efficiency. The rooms are fairly basic but clean and well appointed. The best part now is the new pool!!! We also appreciate the complimentary breakfast featuring locally baked goods. The location is directly across from Good Harbor Beach... More 

Thank saleschampion
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our stay at the Vista Motel was quite enjoyable. It is a little off the main road, so is very peaceful and relaxing. Our room and the grounds were meticulously kept. We had a gorgeous view of the ocean. Complimentary breakfast is served every morning and offers everything you could want. We would recommend the Vista to everyone.

1 Thank Suz A
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This motel is very nice. We enjoyed every minute we were there. The rooms were clean. The view of the ocean was spectacular. The staff couldn't have been better. We had two small dogs with us and they were very welcome. They even had a nice fenced in grassy area for them to play. They enjoyed themselves also. We will... More 

1 Thank Teresa P
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2016

As others have stated this is an older property but renovated and a great place to stay. Room was on the small side but with the patio out front and the ocean front view it was worth it. Convenient to the drive to Gloucester and see the sights. The continental breakfast was very good and the staff is among the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Although I originally come from a near by town of many years now, I was happy to come to Gloucester and especially staying at the Vista Motel. In the past I often took our children to Good Harbor Beach!! So, it was a delight to visit the area again and find a venue overlooking the Beach. The room had an... More 

2 Thank Robert K
Atlanta, GA
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We love this motel! Comfortable rooms with kitchenette, and very friendly and helpful staff. The view from the balcony is what has brought us back to this motel 4 years in a row - we always ask for a 2nd floor balcony room. The only complaint was the very loud air conditioner that kept cycling on and off. We finally... More 

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vistamotel, Front Desk Clerk at Vista Motel, responded to this review

We are so glad that you choose to stay with us! Thank you. We will look at our air conditioning units and see what we can do to improve. Thank you for your feedback. Best Regards, Vista Motel More 

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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Our stay at the Vista Motel was pleasant and quiet. The office staff was pleasant and extremwly helofyl. We had a nice view of the sunrise over the ocean every morning. We enjoyed our stay and will be going back again next year.

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Neptune City, New Jersey
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This little gem was in a wonderful location. The sun was shining and the view was stunning on the patio where they serve breakfast making it hard to check out . I might go back if I can find out for sure there are softer mattresses on premise . Supposedly, I just needed to ask.

1 Thank glasson123
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39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We spent three nights here last week and our immaculate efficiency room had an incredible view of the Atlantic ocean. The whole entire premises was perfectly manicured. The welcoming staff was another huge plus.

1 Thank MNgal64
West Hartford, Connecticut
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stayed for the weekend at the Vista Motel and we were very pleased with the friendly staff, very clean rooms, nice breakfast and great view of the marsh and beach across the road. Great little spot and convenient to both the towns of Gloucester and Rockport. We would return!

1 Thank ladychild

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on a high knoll overlooking beautiful Good Harbor Beach, the Vista Motel is your Gloucester, Massachusetts getaway. We offer Standard, Deluxe and Efficiency rooms all with gorgeous ocean views, DirecTV with HBO, individual air conditioning, and mini fridge/microwave and coffeemaker. Additionally there is an outdoor heated swimming pool, free WiFi along with free local and long-distance phone calls. Also complimentary is a lovely continental breakfast, ice for you cooler and the USA Today. And, the Vista has the most friendly staff on Cape Ann! See for yourself and you, too, will become a Vista regular! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vista Motel

Address: 22 Thatcher Rd, Scenic 127A, Gloucester, MA 01930-3196
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Ann > Gloucester
Price Range: $227 - $337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Vista Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Vista Hotel Gloucester
Vista Motel Gloucester, MA - Cape Ann
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“Views are better from second floor”
 of 5 bubbles saleschampion, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“good value”
 of 5 bubbles D2179HXrobertk, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“please discuss any special needs or requests with the motel staff - they are quite accommodating.”
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“Ask for a sea view and explain where you are coming from, it helps.”
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“Not all rooms have ocean views - When booking ask for a room that does”
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