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Ellsworth, Maine
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 9 August 2015

The owners are wonderful people! They are a kind, hard-working, fantastic family who live there year-round. They also know a lot about the local attractions and what is going on in the area. They provide a great service for the downeast traveler.

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Reviewed 26 July 2015

I checked into this hotel when I was visiting Acadia National Park. The hotel owner is a very nice couple. They are very friendly and accommodating. I noticed some other reviewers pointed out how terrible the hotel condition was -- the room itself didn't have a problem, it was clean and very cozy. Their main office looked like an antique... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2014

When we arrived there was no one there to check us in but the place was dirty and there was stuff just piled up EVERYWHERE. It looked like a hoarder lived there. There was a sign on the desk that said to call so that we could get checked in so I tried to use the phone that was on... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

We arrived after a long day at Acadia. The office smelled of animal excrement. I gave it the benefit of doubt. Checked in to the cottage. The cottage had tree branches hanging over, weeds growing above the entry and tape on the screen to the entry. No ac....no fridge. The toilet broke on first flush. Upon further investigation, it (the... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 3 August 2014

We booked a room at this motel through Booking.com and were shocked when we arrived. We have never seen the likes of a motel that has been allowed to become so run down. We asked the owner to cancel our booking, but he refused and we had to stay there to avoid paying for another room elsewhere. Also, by the... More 

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Nb Canada
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78 reviews
57 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 September 2013

I hate to write negative reviews about a place, but i guess thats what Trip Advisor is about. I booked the Homestead because i have previously stayed there. I knew it was an older , dated motel but it was quaint. I have to say it has gone downhill in the last 4 years. I made reservations directly to the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 19 August 2013

I agree with most of the complaints in the other reviews, except that I did not experience bad service or bedbugs. The place is in pretty bad shape. If you are looking for a nice, good-looking motel, don't stay here. However, if you are looking for a less expensive place with friendly service, Homestead is fine. I would stay there... More 

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3 Thank GSBBYU
Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2013

I booked my stay at the Homestead Motel and Cottages online through hotels.com the night before since I had a last minute change of plans and decided to stay in the area an extra night. Not may of the local cottages/motels in the area go through these booking websites, so I was happy to find a guaranteed room for the... More 

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Cincinnatus, New York, United States
1 review
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Reviewed 27 June 2013

My sister and I had never been there before and we don't have a lot of money.It's definitely not the Hampton Inn.but we where very pleased with the results.Very clean,affordable,the service was very pleasant,anything we needed they accommodated,would recommend,will be staying there again!!!!!!!!!!!!

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4 Thank Marge B
Eastport, Maine, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2012

Worst, most disgusting place I have ever been to. First off, the online pictures and just the whole general thing of it was a 100% completely wrong. We drove up and the looks of it were bleak. It looked old and run down. Had a bad feeling about it from the start. Went to check in and we were charged... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about Homestead Motel and Cottages

Address: 143 Bucksport Rd, Ellsworth, ME 04605-2732
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Ellsworth
Price Range: €55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Homestead Motel and Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Cottages are very quiet,cozy and comfortable,there's a large gravel courtyard that's convenient and an easy clean for the family dog.”
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 of 5 bubbles magnariderv45, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
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