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Sunnyside Motel & Cottages

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Reviewed 20 July 2015

We stayed for 2 nights very clean, the man who owned the place was very helpful and friendly. Alas the room was basic for what it was but the king size bed which I believe was new was probably one of the most uncomfortable beds I have ever paid to sleep on. I ended up with terrible lower back ache...

1Thank Jackie1212Boston
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Sunnyside for a few days. It is spotless. The owners are friendly and helpful about what to do in Bar Harbor. Beautiful whispering pines and maples. The pool is nice and sparkly. Great selection of channels on TV, but the wifi is spotty.

1Thank lilyb1ack
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

This is one right at the start of Acadia island . It is like 6miles from the visitor center . The cottage is nice and small , if your not planning to spend much of time at cottage then it is a nice place to stay . They will provide you kitchen utensils and dinner ware but you need clean...

1Thank abhi2
Brantford, Canada
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed for one night on July 4th weekend on an otherwise sold out weekend , the king bed was comfy, room spotless, free wifi, bbq available, nice veranda, pool, lovely owners. Would definitely stay here again, maybe in a cottage next time. Only thing I would recommend is room darkening curtains, sun lights up the room at 5 am.

Thank Kulemom
Columbia, SC
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

The cheerful yellow and gorgeous flowers caught my eye the first time we were in the area so we decided to stay this time. What a wonderful locally-owned motel! The rooms are spacious and very clean. The bed was very comfy and the sheets smelled so fresh. There are several cottages, each with its own unique design. The pool is...

Thank katiebug_56
Saint John, Canada
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Needed a place to stay as it was late, I was tired of driving, and the weather was horrible. This maybe the first place you come to when entering the Island (Mont Desert) on your way to Bar Harbor. Maybe 15-20 minutes from the town of Bar Harbor. Very clean room. Very friendly owner, had a few good chats with...

1Thank Rob L
Columbia, SC, USA
Reviewed 3 November 2014

We spent three nights here and found it perfectly located to take advantage of all the islands attractions. The rooms were exceptionally clean, the management was friendly, helpful and professional. You can get ice if you ask for it but I never saw a machine. There are no drink machines either, so you have to bring your own stock. A...

1Thank MidgardWanderer
Reviewed 18 October 2014

There are not enough good things to say about our stay at Sunnyside Cottages. The proprietors were friendly, helpful and accommodating. Our cabin, number 9, was well appointed, spotless and comfortable. The bed linens were crisp and clean. The bathroom was meticulous and offered shampoo, soap, hairdryer and fresh linens. The kitchenette was stocked with a two burner stainless steel...

Thank Suzanne P
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Stayed here 3 nights in a motel room late Sept. Missed having a coffee maker and microwave especially as cool as it was. There is coffee available in the office when it opens at 7:00 am....BTW the coffee was excellent! Our room had knotty pine paneling and a TINY standup shower. That shower was so small I kept hitting my...

Thank Adrian J
Reviewed 16 September 2014

We stayed in cottage number 4 - one bedroom with king bed. The place was easy to find, about 10 miles to downtown. The cottage was clean and bed was comfortable. Nice to have small screened in porch and small kitchen so we didn't have to eat out every meal. Our cottage was very close to the main office but...

4Thank mrdunn05

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Additional Information about Sunnyside Motel & Cottages

Address: 1441 State Highway 3, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-7143
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
Number of rooms: 18
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“good Wi-Fi, cable channels and convenient to Bar Harbor & Acadia NP.”
 of 5 bubbles Tomsteffek, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“You can choose between individual cabins (cottages) or motel rooms. Both are very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles Nobeit, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cottage #10 was towards the back of the property and was very quiet and spacious!”
 of 5 bubbles jrZ1001CY, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There are both rooms and cottages. We had a room, but the cottages were very cute.”
 of 5 bubbles lbhorne, 19 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Test the bed first”
 of 5 bubbles Jackie1212Boston, 20 Jul 2015 | Read review
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