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Youngsville, Louisiana
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We weren't looking for a hotel, we were looking for a cabin. That's what this is. It's a basic cabin, with basic amenities. If you're looking for mints on the pillow or paint on the walls, it's not the place for you. If you're looking for a comfortable place to lay your head with running water and a lock on...

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2Thank Lauralee424
Pembroke, New Hampshire
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We stayed here for two nights. These are your basic cottages. No frills. Cottages are very close together. There was a TV, small fridge and a microwave. We only were here to sleep. spending most of our time in the National Park and in the towns. The price was lower than the motels. Would stay here again.

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1Thank RosemaryKN
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 August 2015

I would've given this cozy cottage a 5 star but the towel rack was half off the wall, toilet seat needed tightening. We said no room service and came back to discover they were in our room. All in all a nice place to stay, would stay here again and they also gave us a cot. Nice location!!

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Thank Tina z
Jersey City, New Jersey
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Had made reservations for one of their cottages online. It seems they had not updated their availability online and they had no room/cottage available, even though I made reservations and gave my credit card information. Not just that, they did not even care to inform me about it. I got to know about it, when I called them to know...

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4Thank globetrotter686
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We had an extra person and they gave us a cot without the blink of an eye. The pool was a nice surprise for the kids. There was a short walk down a residential road to a private beach where I did Tai Chi and collected small stones for remembrance. The shower was great and the kitchenette was an appreciated...

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5Thank Sam G
New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 July 2015

This is a great place to stay for couples or families. They have a pool, a nice area to sit outside with tables and comfy chairs, a barbecue and it's on the quieter side of the island which is also easily accessible to Acadia National Park. You can walk down to the water from there in a a residential are...

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2Thank waxlady
Upton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This was our first visit at Hanscoms and what a pleasant surprise it was. We stayed in cabin two which had been completely renovated. Very clean kitchenette made me wish I was prepared to cook a meal. Quiet location and owner was more than accommodating with our arrival entertainment though she was in the middle of taking pictures for her...

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2Thank 19Elaine59
Rutland, Vermont
Reviewed 13 September 2014

I do not enjoy writing a poor review on a small hotel that is trying to make it, but in this case I will make an exception, because they are not trying. Whatever is going on with the management of this hotel is hard to understand. Basically they do not care about their guests at all, no one was on...

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4Thank v1960t
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 September 2014

Booked the room via Chamber of Commerce. Very disappointed overall. Their idea of a kitchenette is a dorm fridge and microwave inside the front door. No hangers or place to hang your clothes... If you dont count the over the door hooks that we hung the wet towels on. The coffee maker came with ONE creamer per person. No ironing...

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4Thank phoebelove
Madison, NH
Reviewed 3 September 2014

This is the second year that we stay at Hanscom's. Just perfect for us. We travel with our two little Westies and they are very welcomed here. Bar Harbor and Acadia are both very dog friendly and the cottages are only about 1/2 mile from the entrance of Acadia. And you can't beat the value.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Hanscom's Motel & Cottages

Address: 273 ME-3, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
Price Range: ₹ 4,019 - ₹ 7,779 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Hanscom`s Motel And Cottages
Hanscom`s Motel & Cottages Hotel Bar Harbor
Hanscoms Hotel Bar Harbor
Hanscom's Motel & Cottages Bar Harbor, Maine
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Bar Harbor
#24 Family Hotel in Bar Harbor
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Higher numbers are quieter, away from noisy Rt 3”
EastcoastNana29, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We took the pet room. I am not sure if all rooms are pet friendly”
traveler19562015, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the rooms on the ends like 12 & 11 if you want a quieter room, or the individual Cottages if you want a bit more privacy.”
waxlady, 18 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Choose the higher number cottages. They are furthest from the road.”
WestieMom2Madison_NH, 3 Sep 2014 | Read review
“If you are a light sleeper, I would recommend staying in the higher-numbered cottages because they are further from the busy road.”
129bethanyk, 30 Jun 2014 | Read review
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