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Twilite Motel

2.0 of 5 147 Bucksport Road, Rt. 1 and 3, Ellsworth, ME 04605
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ayer, Massachusetts
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70 reviews 70 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2011

My wife and I stayed here while visiting friends in the area. It was about a mile or so farther west from where we usually stay, but that's just a few minutes. The continental breakfast was reasonable, the proprietors are wicked nice, the price was OK, and the rooms are OK. I wasn't paying for the Hilton, so I didn't... More 

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Loveland, OH
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84 reviews 84 reviews
37 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2011

Just an average motel. I stayed at Bar Harbor in better hotels for less money. No AARP rates. Very old fashioned looking. Did have laundry on site which was a plus but that was about it. No need to spend the extra money for the rooms that are further away from the road as there is not much difference in... More 

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twilite, Owner at Twilite Motel, responded to this review

Sorry to hear that the guest was not pleased. However, wanted to point out that we do offer AARP and AAA discounts to all our guests who are qualified for them. We even make it a point to ask everyone who books over the phone if they are members. More 

Salt Lake City, UT
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389 reviews 389 reviews
74 hotel reviews
378 helpful votes 378 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2011

Based on the reviews we booked this place sight unseen, so we were a bit surprised. You may still want to stay there, but you need to know what to expect. This motel was built in the 1950s when double beds were the norm and there weren't the demands on electricity that there are today. The rooms are small (we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2011

This is the second time that we have stayed at Twilite Motel during our annual visit to Ellsworth. Tripadvisor pointed us to this place and we have not been disappointed either time. The hosts are most welcoming and are very eager to offer suggestions as to dining options in Ellsworth. Although not fancy, Twilite Motel, conveniently located on Rt. 1... More 

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Medina, Ohio
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2010

My wife and I recently booked this place after reading the excellent reviews here on Hotwire. This place definitely lived up to its hype. The price, especially when taken in the Ellsworth / Bar Harbor market, is an absolute steal. The facility is clean. The owners are friendly. And, most of all, the rooms, although basic, are cozy. We will... More 

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Hubley, Ns
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84 reviews 84 reviews
32 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2010

My wife and I stayed here on our way to Rhode Island. For $49, this place is an amazing value with lots of character. Friendly owners, clean, comfortable room, free wifi, TV, and continental breakfast with fresh orange juice.

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Northport Mi
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2010

For 75 bucks a night we got a nice, clean room, a wonderful host and great conversations with fellow travelers. Close to Acadia, but quiet in its own way. nothing fancy but what a bargain! Midway through out trip, we were also very grateful for the laundromat on site.

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Holgate
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2010

My husband and I were pleasantly surprised by the cleanliness of the room and the down home atmosphere. Since it was fall, the flowers were not in bloom but the grounds were very well maintained. The room was all that we needed -- a place to sleep and relax after a long day of sightseeing. The bed was very comfortable,... More 

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England
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59 reviews 59 reviews
31 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2010

We stayed here for five nights. We had a queen room, a bit further from the road than some of the other rooms, which meant only minimal traffic noise. Our room was spacious, comfortable and clean. There was a refrigerator, which was handy. Next to the office, there was a little breakfast bar where tea, coffee and hot water were... More 

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Texas
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86 reviews 86 reviews
34 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2010

Spouse and I decided to stay two nights at the Twilite Motel from reviews on Trip Advisor. We were surprised at how many Mom and Pop type "old school" motels there are in New England that are still in existence and seeming to do well. There are a few chain motels in Ellsworth, but decided to try out this 1950's... 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*
Number of rooms: 22
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Twilite Motel Ellsworth, Maine
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