Choose your preferred language. We speak English (UK) and 41 other languages.
Most often used by people in the United Kingdom
22 Thatcher Road, Gloucester, MA 01930, USA – Show map
Excellent location — rated 9.3/10! (score from 239 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Vista Motel.
No booking fees • Save money! Best price guarantee — enter dates to see these prices!
10 properties in Gloucester
Including hotels, apartments, villas and more.
239 verified reviews
The staff speak English
Vista Motel's staff speak: English
Booking is safe
When you book with us your details are protected by a secure connection.
Outdoor pool (seasonal)
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Vending machine (drinks), Fax/photocopying, Gift shop
Newspapers, Non-smoking rooms, Air conditioning
From 14:00 hours
Until 11:00 hours
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
Children and extra beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 10 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
All further older children or adults are charged USD 10 per person per night when using existing beds.
All further older children or adults are charged USD 5 per person per night for extra beds.
Children's cots/cribs are not available.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
Cards accepted at this property
Hover over the cards for more info.
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Based on 239 reviews
Value for money
Show reviews from:
Located less than 1.6 km from Stage Fort Park and the harbour, this restored 1900 Victorian Property in Gloucester features an on-site restaurant and full bar.
Score from 171 reviews Good
This Gloucester bed and breakfast is directly across from the harbour and boasts uniquely styled rooms, each with an en suite bathroom. Various shops and restaurants are within 10 minutes’ walk.
Score from 98 reviews Fabulous
Located on Cape Ann, this Gloucester hotel offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and views of the water. There is an on-site marina that offers charters for fishing and whale-watching.
Score from 88 reviews Good
Located 10 minutes’ walk from Good Harbor Beach, this motel boasts an outdoor pool and offers a daily continental breakfast. Whale watching tours are within 1 mile.
Score from 62 reviews Very good
10 March 2015
Should have extra creamer and extra regular coffee and regular sugar other wise everything is awesome
Everything it has a little stove coffee maker plates a fridge I love it
4 January 2015
The room & bath was immaculate. The view is spectacular. The office staff very friendly and the morning coffee and breads are a nice touch.
23 December 2014
nice place and near many great spots to tour
16 December 2014
one desk receptionist was somewhat rude
excellent view, reasonably large room, convenient parking, good front desk service except for one individual, welcome basket in room, welcome packet contained detailed and helpful info
14 December 2014
The "ocean blue" plywood paneling from the 1960s and the rest of the decor, including the popcorn ceilings. Would love it if they would invest in really comfortable mattresses.
The view, the convenience (less than a mile to the location of my meetings), the service and thoughtfulness of the Vista staff.
11 December 2014
3 December 2014
Quaint, cozy, and quiet.
19 November 2014
I loved that the room was immaculate and stocked with everything you could possibly need. I loved the view looking out onto the ocean and the location close to the beach. The Vista is in a very good location that made visiting Rockport, Essex, and other locations quick and easy to reach. The staff was so nice and housekeeping excellent. The rooms was also very quiet. I never even heard voices of other guests. I would absolutely recommend the Vista to friends.
12 November 2014
Bathtub was full of water when we arrived. Had to get maintenance to fix, then had to request housekeeping to clean the tub. That should have been automatic. They charged me twice for the taxes. I had to make an issue to get the refund.
View was great...location great. Staff was pleasant. Good motel for families.
12 November 2014
Minor quibble: the sliding door to the balcony was stuck & wouldn't open.
I appreciated the proximity to the ocean, the nice & super-helpful manager/owner, the easy parking and quiet locale, as well as the WiFi, TV, mini-kitchenettte. Simple (I have no need for lots of frills) but very clean. Bed was comfy, and everything worked. It was a last-minute booking but the end result was perfect.
6 November 2014
Quiet! I need quiet when I sleep, and it is very quiet here. Beautiful view of the ocean, clean, and friendly staff. Meets my requirements!
30 October 2014
29 October 2014
Very friendly staff, very large room with a lovely view and a great breakfast
27 October 2014
location of room in back building of motel. we had reserved a room "with a view" nearly six months earlier
23 October 2014
Vista Motel was pretty much what we expected. It is not a 4 or 5 star hotel that being said. The view from the room overlooking the beach and ocean was spectacular. The room was well used but clean, the beds were comfortable The staff was very friendly and helpful. The continental breakfast was appreciated. We enjoyed our stay and would return if the opportunity to visit Gloucester arises in the future.
21 October 2014
Very nice and friendly staff. The hotel is very clean, the rooms are spacious and the view of the bay is wonderful to wake up to! Downtown Gloucester is only a short drive away with lots of good restaurants.
20 October 2014
Thin walls. Neighbor's alarm clock seemed to be in the room with us
Loved the nearness to a good walking beach and to Rockport as well.
17 October 2014
Some might find the decor older, maybe a slight bit out dated but I found it cozy.
Very scenic. Great comfy and cozy facilities. Staff were very helpful and kind. Will definitely be back.
16 October 2014
The fake wood pannelling is a little "passé".
Bedding was very comfortable.Loved the view. And it was very quiet.
15 October 2014
Not much perfect for our needs
Location & view
15 October 2014
spectacular view. Great location.
14 October 2014
Friendly, great views, within a short distance of all Gloucester amenities
14 October 2014
Would have loved to have had hot water for the shower. Did not know until I was checking out that we needed to run the water 5 to 8 minutes to get hot water....most unusual, and not relayed to me until it was too late to enjoy a hot bath! We loved the breakfast food, but suggest a microwave to heat those luscious croissants and breads! I loved the balcony and the sunrises I viewed from there, and the afternoon rests we took there. Not having hot water did not deter me from enjoying my stay at the Vista. I would come again in a heartbeat!
Loved the location....was able to enjoy all of Cape Ann and easily travel North into Maine for a day's visit. Loved the harbor area and the vista's overlooking the seaports of all towns. Hotel was easy to get into and back out for periodic rests/relaxation.
10 October 2014
very caring and efficient staff, management - would definitely stay there again
9 October 2014
You can't really walk anywhere from the hotel because there are no sidewalks or trails. But in October parking is free at the beach down the hill.
From the big window in the room I could sit and watch the ocean. It was a little too chilly for the balcony, but on a sunny day that would have been great, too. The breakfast in the breakfast room, where you can also sit outside, was very good. Fresh blueberry or walnut bread!
We've negotiated with thousands of hotels to get the very best deals. We call them Secret Deals and they only last for a limited time.
You can get these deals for free by subscribing to our newsletters. You can even choose your favourite destinations to receive personalised deals.
Get started now by entering your email address. We'll instantly send you a link to our Deal Finder!
Don't worry – your email address is safe with us. We'll never share your private information and you can unsubscribe at any time.