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Harbor View Motel And Cottages

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The Harbor View Motel and Cottages is a family friendly accommodation that has motel units, efficiencies, and cottages, and is located right on the water just outside of Southwest Harbor. We have a million dollar view overlooking the picturesque harbor and it is walking distance from the village which has many restaurants, cafes, and galleries. Please come visit us.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Suites
Kitchenette
Smoking rooms available
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Quaint
Location
Full view
52Somewhat walkable
Grade: 52 out of 100
24Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
2Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews main building bit dated quiet side continental breakfast was great the wi fi bar harbor location is great nice balcony small town acadia park yogurt short walk into town classic maine english muffin large room rooms are clean of mount desert island
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming here for years. This is an old-fashioned kind of place, in the best sense! There are several different styles of accommodations, all comfortable if not luxurious. It's an easy walk to the village and to Beal's (for lobster). There are very...More

Thank bea0101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at this motel years ago and made a note to return. Motel rooms are very spacious and include a separate parlor area. Views are directly onto the harbor. Good location to explore Acadiaand the “quiet side of Mount Desert Island.” Breakfasts are Spartan, but...More

Thank ChicagoBurnham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view and location of this place was phenomenal, but it is in dire need of updating and our bed was very uncomfortable. We loved the outside deck and view of the harbor. Breakfast didn’t offer much.

Thank maremareUsa
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Comfy out of the way motel with a short walk to other amenities at Southwest Harbor. It was the first time to stay there for us, but many folks come back and I understand why. It’s a great base to then explore Acadia.

Thank James K
Response from Sedge S, Manager at Harbor View Motel And CottagesResponded 20 September 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review the Harbor View Motel. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit, and I hope you can do it again soon. Sedge Saunders

Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Visited here for a long weekend and was not disappointed! The views are stunning, the staff is friendly, and the rooms are clean!! While they were a little dated, everything worked perfectly and was clean. I can’t stress enough how much I loved it here....More

Thank Nicole C
Response from Sedge S, Manager at Harbor View Motel And CottagesResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you for your thoughtful review of the Harbor View Motel. You hit the nail on the head when describing why so many people like to come back. I'm glad you had a pleasant stay, and that you plan on doing it again. See you...More

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Barbara Z
28 October 2016|
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Hello Barbara, We don't expect anyone to plunge the toilet...I'm not sure the circumstances, but maybe the cleaning staff was unavailable or the front desk personnel could not leave the office. I'm certainly sorry for the... More
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"Cottages may provide more amenities including kitchen, but views of the harbor are oblique. Best views are..."
ChicagoBurnham
2 weeks ago
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"They just created a new room out of the old office. It had 2 queen beds and a large bathroom. Really..."
jackrU6832UG
1 Aug 2018
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"Go for second or third floor in the main building to avoid people walking on your ceiling."
TskMinn
12 Sep 2017
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"We have stayed on the first and second floors of the main building and both have wonderful views."
spwatson1969
29 Aug 2017
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ALSO KNOWN AS
harbor view motel and cottages hotel southwest harbor
LOCATION
United StatesMaineDownEast and Acadia MaineMount Desert IslandSouthwest Harbor
NUMBER OF ROOMS
21
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