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Twilite Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   147 Bucksport Road, Rt. 1 and 3, Ellsworth, ME 04605
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Ranked #3 of 9 hotels in Ellsworth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Hawthorne, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Yet again, another vacation spent at the Twilite. We have been coming here regularly since 2004, and we keep coming back. Our room was clean, the owners are great, the location is very conveniently located near shops, and about 30 minutes from Bar Harbor. The only negative is that our bathroom had a constant musty odor that I could not... More

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Freeville
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reviews here are spot on! Quaint little motel that makes you feel as if you've stepped back in time. The furnishings are definitely old but are clean and in great shape. Our room was located in the building located to the back left of the office. The windows were open but it still appeared to have been closed up... More

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Ellsworth
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed one night after making phone reservations in advance. Best part of this stay was the help from people running this conveniently located motel. The sweet woman on the phone was very helpful with details and her follow up email confirmation. The front desk staffperson was helpful, very informative, and accomodating. His suggestions for visits in Acadia and local... More

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twilite, Owner at Twilite Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for commenting on your stay with us. However we fail to understand why your overall rate was - poor - when you obviously (according to your own words) were rather happy with your stay. Poor (2 stars), is a rather harsh evaluation, and usually mean that there was something seriously wrong. More

Eastport, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here overnight twice because of the convenient location while camping and traveling in a rainy late September week. Simple, comfortable enough shelter for our needs. We wished it cost less, but needed a place out of the rain and there are few bargains in this area.

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Austin, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Twilite has the feel of an old-fashioned family run motel: an excellent change of pace from the chains. We have stayed twice and on both occasions the customer service was excellent: this time two minor problems arose but they were quickly, cheerfully, efficiently solved by Chuck. Rooms at the back are large and more protected from highway sounds during... More

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Orlando, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 2nights it was comfortable we had their breakfast was ok. Beds we're comfy. Good price. Bathroom small but it's only to take a bath. Close to town. Friendly owners, and knowledgeable of the area.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Twilite looks like the Bates Motel -- many years later: much in need of upgrading and manicuring, particularly the exterior. But the rooms are very spacious, clean and comfortable. They include the usual amenities: coffee pot, fridge. There is a basic continental breakfast. The family members who own/operate the motel are very friendly and accommodating as are the staff.... More

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twilite, Owner at Twilite Motel, responded to this review

Well, I guess the name of the motel - Twilite – should have been your clue  But on a more serious note; We pride ourselves on two main things: - Keeping a dying American tradition alive. The roadside motel, always welcoming and accommodating to the tired traveler, and part of the rich local history. - While maintaining the tradition,... More

San Francisco, California
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80 reviews 80 reviews
3 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I chose this little motel by way of trip advisor. I took my chances since the reviews were good. I booked it for 10 days and wish it had been only a few. They have a ridiculous policy about cancelations so I was stuck. Room was ok for as old as it is. My problem was with the poor housekeeping... More

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twilite, Owner at Twilite Motel, responded to this review

Mr. Jensen booked a room for 9 nights and chose to stay an extra night. We fail to understand his decision in view of his complaints. During his stay he did not complain, even once, regarding any issues with the room function, or housekeeping, and thus there was no way for us to attend to any of his concerns. Just... More

northern california
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117 reviews 117 reviews
21 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Would recommend!! Nice change from the chains! Comfortable room, very nice couple run it and were very helpful. It is sorta hard to find, but he will help you if you call. He stayed on the phone and "guided" us in!! So nice! Would return if in the area. Nice contnental breakfast in a relaxing sun room. Nice way to... More

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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94 reviews 94 reviews
22 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The hosts at Twilite Motel are very friendly and helpful, recommending a great place to eat in nearby Hancock (Ruth & Wimpy's for lobster at a great price). The motel rooms are clean and the bed was very comfortable. There is no refrigerator or microwave in the room, but you'll get a very nice continental breakfast (with great coffee) in... More

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Address: 147 Bucksport Road, Rt. 1 and 3, Ellsworth, ME 04605
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Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Ellsworth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Twilite Motel 2*
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