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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for one night in 2014 because I wanted to stay in Bar Harbor for 1 more day and everything else was either booked or incredibly expensive. I'm glad it was only for one night because the room smelled musty. The bed had probably the oldest mattress in existence. The only reason I didn't care was that I...

Thank goodnewsevery1
Reviewed 28 October 2016

You cant beat the location. This is a budget motel that located only a few minutes walk to the town center and only a few minutes drive to Acadia National Park. The room was clean and comfortable. A great value for the money. Highly recommended.

Thank P L
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The hotel was walking distance to town. There was plenty of parking in the courtyard. The room was clean and the front desk was very helpful. The Anchorage was convenient to restaurants, a park and was a beautiful walk to town.

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

If you want a low priced hotel within a couple blocks of down town then this n is ok, no in room coffee, on breakfast, they do have coffee at front desk in morning. Bed sagged to middle, very basic, but was clean.

Thank tallrider
Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I booked this hotel because I was just passing through for the night and I didn't want to spend a bunch of money on a room I was going to be in for just 12 hours. Everything else in Bar Harbor seems to be at least twice as much, so I took a chance on this hotel and it met...

Thank Christel H
San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Reviewed 14 October 2016

For our 3 day visit to Bar Harbor & Acadia National Park, we chose this hotel, given that almost all of the other hotels were booked and a bit more pricey, so with some doubts we went ahead and booked our stay here. This motel has an awesome location in Bar Harbor, its within walking distance of everything, restaurants, shops,...

Thank AlvaroC_reaper
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Best thing about this place is that it is right downtown. We stayed 2 nights and we parked at the motel and walked a couple of blocks to downtown for all our meals. Parking anywhere else downtown is a hassle so this was great. No amenities or coffeemaker in room. This is just the barebones but we were only in...

Thank camox
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The receptionist was like a machine. In the room there is no kettle neither similar. The wifi did not reach our room....and the price does not pay for this bad quality in an old fashioned motel. Look for somwhere better on Bar Harbour.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Gatineau, Canada
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Very good location, close to everything, nothing fancy, clean, plain-jane type, wifi and parking included. It seems it's cheaper to book online than call - odd ... I would probably return here again. The problem in Bar Harbor is that rental occupancy is around 95% so you may want to book well in advance.

Thank Bachner
Willow, Alaska
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We have been staying here for years now and we will be coming back again next year! The rooms are a little dated but very clean and comfortable. The location is fantastic and all the downtown attractions are just a few blocks from the door. The staff has always been friendly and helpful and the motel has pet friendly rooms...

Thank mike y

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Additional Information about ANCHORAGE MOTEL

Address: 51 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1327
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
Price Range: €98 - €189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — ANCHORAGE MOTEL 2.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Anchorage Motel Hotel Bar Harbor
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#5 On the Beach Hotel in Bar Harbor
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“It is a 10 minute or less stroll to town.”
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“We liked the ground floor”
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“Rooms on the top floor are quieter”
917ellenw, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Request second floor”
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“no free cancellation”
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