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Bar Harbor Motel
Ranked #5 of 41 Hotels in Bar Harbor
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Reviewed 25 October 2011

This is a lovely place to stay in Bar Harbor with easy access to the town. It is a vintage motor inn with units scattered along a long driveway back from the main road. At the end of the drive is a pathway into the woods that connects to a carriage road in Acadia NP. We stayed in the family unit at the rear of the motel. It was very quiet and peaceful and the price was quite reasonable. The rooms were extremely clean and well maintained although not luxurious.. The staff at the front desk were uniformly pleasant and helpful. I had to change our reservations at the last minute and it was done quickly and easily without any implication that it was a problem or inconvenience.

Thanks for a wonderful stay. I will certainly stay here again if in Bar Harbor and highly recommend it.

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 25 October 2011

Good location, with shuttle right in front of the motel. Room is big with a nice size fridge. The only drawback is that there's no coffee pot in the room. There is coffee/tea/juices in the lobby in the morning.
Our room faced east, so it's nice to be able to sit in front of our room and look at the sunrise. Room is large and clean.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 24 October 2011

The Bar Harbor Motel is a fantastic place to stay in Bar Harbor, enough off the beaten path to get away from the massive influx of largely geriatric cruise passengers that swarm downtown Bar Harbor every day; but also close enough to town that a short walk (or very short car ride) can plunk you right where you want to be for meals and entertainment. Rooms are always clean, and the coffee/hot chocolate in the lobby until 11 PM is a very nice treat. This is our second stay at the Bar Harbor Motel, and it fits virtually all of our needs, including easy access to the Park's carriage roads, something that no downtown hotel can offer.

Room Tip: We find that the further one gets from the main road, the better.
  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 19 October 2011

I decided to stay here based on the reviews on TA. I wasn't disappointed. The "motel" isn't anything fancy really, but my room (and everything else there) was absolutely immaculate, spotless, and virtually perfect. The area and patio furniture in front of my room was enough to relax with a paper and a picnic table is close enough to bring lunch back to the motel. The main area of Bar Harbor is a little too far for me to walk but there is bus service if you're there "in season", and driving it's only a few minutes away - as is Acadia. I'll be staying here again!

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled solo
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Reviewed 17 October 2011

We wanted to stay at a Motor Inn on our trip and we stayed at the Bar Harbor Motel. It was a great location and a great place. Everyone was very nice, and the hotel was so well maintained and clean, and that was our most important reason to book. We have always wanted to stay at a motor inn type hotel and we were so happy this was our first experience. We also booked the package with the breakfast and that was also amazing, the scones were delicious!
Don't hesitate......can't imagine a better place in BarHarbor to stay!

Room Tip: The back building has a patio which is great for a group of travelers together. We sat on the patio...
  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Bar Harbor Motel

Address: 100 Eden St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1106
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Bar Harbor
#3 Business Hotel in Bar Harbor
#6 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor
Price Range: ₹ 8,692 - ₹ 12,298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bar Harbor Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 84
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
84 Ground level rooms spaced amid 14 acres of lawn and trees. Featuring 2-Bedroom Family units for up to 6 people or rooms with 1 King or 2 Queen beds. All rooms feature full bath, A/C, mini refrigerators, irons, hairdryers, free in room high speed internet and all non-Smoking. Free continental breakfast. Free enclosed bicycle locker. Direct Trail access to Acadia National Park. ... more   less 
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