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The Vista

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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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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!
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Room features
Kitchenette
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Smoking rooms available
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Family
Great View
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Location
Full view
61Somewhat walkable
Grade: 61 out of 100
23Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
4Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews continental breakfast yogurt great view our home away from home heated pool rooms are clean brownie the breakfast area beautiful pool very nice place to stay large room view of the ocean downtown gloucester new england close to town baked goods coffee maker
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our room was immaculate with all of the necessities provided to you. The beds and pillows were comfortable and there were extras available in the drawers in the room. Breakfast was continental and mainly pastries and cereal. There were doors on both sides of the...More

Thank Shannon907
Response from Laura D, Owner at The VistaResponded 4 weeks ago

Wonderful! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again at The Vista. Best, Laura

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Decided on a motel close to a beach and found this gem! Quaint, older style/retro mom and pop place. The service by everyone of the staff there was exceptional! They treat you wonderfully! It’s very clean, large roomy rooms and the view from our room...More

Thank Bre B
Response from Laura D, Owner at The VistaResponded 29 October 2018

I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit, Salem is only a broom ride away! And the beach and lighthouses within view at The Vista. Thank you for reviewing, hope to see you again. Best, Laura

Reviewed 25 October 2018

We really liked this hotel. Large comfortable room, great view of the water, and convenient location to Gloucester waterfront as well as Rockport. Adequate continental breakfast in a cozy room. Very friendly check in with welcoming brownies and lemonade! Very good value.

Thank Susie S
Response from Laura D, Owner at The VistaResponded 26 October 2018

Thank you! So happy your enjoyed your visit and found The Vista to be a good value. I hope you will visit again. Best, Laura

Reviewed 24 October 2018

Beautiful location overlooking the beach. Very friendly staff at reception who helped us find a restaurant after a late arrival. Simple and good continental breakfast. Comfortable bed and a very large room.

Thank David N
Response from Laura D, Owner at The VistaResponded 25 October 2018

Thank you for taking time to review, I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope you can stay again. Best, Laura

Reviewed 23 October 2018

Set on a slight hill with a view of the beach, this motel has spacious rooms and serves a great continental breakfast each morning. It was too chilly to take a dip in the pool, but it did look inviting! Just a short drive took...More

Thank elainejh
Response from Laura D, Owner at The VistaResponded 24 October 2018

Thank you for taking time to review, I truly appreciate it. Glad you found Passports, it is a gem! Hope you can come back. Best, Laura

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kristineknowlton
9 January 2017|
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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
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kristineknowlton
9 January 2017|
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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!
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Heidi A
11 September 2016|
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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
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"Second floor facing the water"
Shannon907
4 weeks ago
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"Room #4 was in a single story building with parking right next to door. Nice patio outside room facing..."
SusieS518
25 Oct 2018
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"We like to have the room with a balcony but truly any room works. They have chairs outside your room to..."
caraven2016
28 Sep 2018
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"Have efficiencies as well."
LonnieGirl
26 Sep 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 120 - US$ 266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
vista hotel gloucestervista motel gloucester
LOCATION
United StatesMassachusettsCape AnnGloucester
NUMBER OF ROOMS
40
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