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We love the Harbor View Motel & Cottages for the ideal location, Southwest Harbor is a lovely quiet little town, and for the beautiful views of the harbor from our room. The office people and help are always helpful, friendly and offer real Maine hospitality....More
Harbor View cottages are located around a large green lawn at the head of the harbor. The location is quiet and private with a gorgeous view, but only a five minute walk into the village center. The old fashioned cottages are very clean and comfortable...More
We stayed in one of the small efficiency rooms. The room is in need of an update for sure, the furniture, bedding, tv, decor and carpet was really old. The wi-fi never worked for us which was fine because it just gave me an excuse...More
Response from mozarella45, Public Relations Manager at Harbor View Motel And CottagesResponded 1 September 2015
Thanks for your review of the Harbor View Motel and Cottages. During this busy time of the season, if you do not make advanced reservations at the Harbor View you will more than likely get a room in the north units, which are the...More
The location is great for visiting Southwest Harbor, local trails, and as a home base for venturing into Arcadia. The rooms have showers and small balconies overlooking a great water view. The continental breakfast consists of carbs, carbs, carbs and more carbs, but the coffee...More
The motel room that we stayed in was, at best, a reasonable bargain option. The room smelled strongly of smoke, so you need to specify nonsmoking if you want it. Room was decorated like a mismatched garage sale. Bedspreads had minor stains and did not...More
Response from mozarella45, Public Relations Manager at Harbor View Motel And CottagesResponded 13 August 2015
Thank you for your review of The Harbor View Motel and Cottages. We are sorry to hear your stay was not up to standard, and you were disappointed with your overall experience. We are disheartened to hear about you finding your room in such...More
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
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 inconvenience. I'm also sorry the room in the main building was not up to your standard, but I don't think you will find a quality room with a view like that, for such an affordable price anywhere else on Mount Desert Island. we are in the process of making significant upgraded , and would love for you to give us another try. Thank you for your concern.