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Hoersholm
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Cozy place where we felt very welcome, the owners were very competent and informed us about the best places to visit in Acadia Park. We had the most beautiful water view from our cottage and porch. Quiet and peaceful area. We would definitely stay here again

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Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We have been traveling to Bar Harbor for years and have been staying in the same place for the last several years. Because our "regular" place was not available this year we opted to stay at The Edgewater based on Tripadvisor reviews. What a find! I hesitate to even share it for fear it will become too difficult to book....

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Medfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We have been coming here for many years and always stay in Cottage 1 which has a king bed, kitchen, living room area and working stone fireplace. The cottages are rustic but very well appointed and clean. Wood is provided daily for fires which is a very nice feature in the fall when the nights get very cool. They are...

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Hartford, Ar
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My daughter and I stayed here while visiting the Bar Harbor/Acadia area. It looks like you are driving into a residential area and then when you get to the edge of the water this is where the cottages are located. We stayed in #11 which is at the end of the row so it was even more secluded. The area...

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Holbrook, New York
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stayed in the Seascape Suite (2nd floor of the White House) there was a great screened in porch overlooking the water. It was a short 1/10th of a mile walk to the office and grassy area with the chairs shown in the photos. The unit was quite large. One BR had 2 queen (I think) beds and the other...

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Columbia, Maryland
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great place to stay! Cozy cottage right on the water. Cottage was small (perfect for two) but clean and well appointed. Owners were friendly and helpful with finding restaurants, etc. I would highly recommend this location!

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NH
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed staying at the Edgewater cottages. The owners were so welcoming. Our suite unit was perfect. Would easily house two couples or a family of 4. Beautiful setting right in the water. Would definitely stay there again.

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State College, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 October 2016

These cabins are exceptionally clean and well appointed. Cozy little kitchen but very functional. Cook top with no oven but pots and pans and dishes were all well stocked. The cabins sit right on the shore with nice views in a peaceful, quiet setting. In cabin number 5, we parked right next the cottage which was very convenient. Nice little...

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Reviewed 8 October 2016

We stayed in Cottage #3 just a few feet away from the shoreline. It was exceptionally clean with an outstanding view. It is so peaceful there that I can't wait until I retire so we can stay more than one week. The people that run the place are very friendly and will help in any way they can. Edgewater is...

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Glenview
Reviewed 3 October 2016

What a pleasure to stay here. We stayed in the hotel - Room 26. It is very spacious with a full kitchen, couch, recliner. The best part is the balcony view overlooking the water. One morning my husband sat on the balcony and painted a watercolor of the scene. "You can watch the lobster boats come and go. I was...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Bar Harbor, Edgewater Motel and Cottages is an all waterfront property with many treasures. Only 2.5 miles from the entrance to Acadia National Park and just enough outside downtown Bar Harbor, allows easy accessibility to all points on Mount Desert Island. Our waterfront cottages, motel, and suites are all beautifully positioned on our private pebble beach nestled on a cove, offering much quiet and serenity after a long day of activity. Each of the selected accommodations are upscale-casual, warm, and inviting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Edgewater Motel & Cottages

Address: 137 Old Bar Harbor Rd., Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
Price Range: €48 - €132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
Edgewater Motel And Cottages Hotel Bar Harbor
Edgewater Hotel Bar Harbor
Edgewater Motel Bar Harbor
Edgewater Motel & Cottages Bar Harbor, Maine
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Bar Harbor
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Bar Harbor
#12 Family Hotel in Bar Harbor
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“best views and a peaceful place”
 of 5 bubbles ThedanesHoersholm, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Cottages along the waterfront have the best views and ambiance”
 of 5 bubbles vcoletti, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Cottages have direct water view.”
 of 5 bubbles 2Chickadees, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all rooms have a great view”
 of 5 bubbles TaylorUpstate_NY, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Mainely meat was a nice place nearby for breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles Q1358HWjamesb, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
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