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Homestead Motel and Cottages

143 Bucksport Road, Ellsworth, ME 04605
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Ranked #9 of 9 hotels in Ellsworth
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Nb Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
37 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I hate to write negative reviews about a place, but i guess thats what Trip Advisor is about. I booked the Homestead because i have previously stayed there. I knew it was an older , dated motel but it was quaint. I have to say it has gone downhill in the last 4 years. I made reservations directly to the... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

I agree with most of the complaints in the other reviews, except that I did not experience bad service or bedbugs. The place is in pretty bad shape. If you are looking for a nice, good-looking motel, don't stay here. However, if you are looking for a less expensive place with friendly service, Homestead is fine. I would stay there... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

I booked my stay at the Homestead Motel and Cottages online through hotels.com the night before since I had a last minute change of plans and decided to stay in the area an extra night. Not may of the local cottages/motels in the area go through these booking websites, so I was happy to find a guaranteed room for the... More

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Cincinnatus, New York, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

My sister and I had never been there before and we don't have a lot of money.It's definitely not the Hampton Inn.but we where very pleased with the results.Very clean,affordable,the service was very pleasant,anything we needed they accommodated,would recommend,will be staying there again!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Eastport, Maine, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Worst, most disgusting place I have ever been to. First off, the online pictures and just the whole general thing of it was a 100% completely wrong. We drove up and the looks of it were bleak. It looked old and run down. Had a bad feeling about it from the start. Went to check in and we were charged... More

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

When I got there there was no one in the office to meet me. I waited almost an hour for someone to give me my key. I had rented a cottage thinking I'd get a kitchenette, I brought food with me, but the cottages are nothing but rooms with a bed and a bathroom. I don't know what the difference... More

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Sydney, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
50 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

Certainly good value to stay here - but was a bit old and dirty - needs to be renovated somewhat. Even some fresh paint might help. I was lucky as I had no problems with bed bugs. The owner was friendly and it was a convenient location.

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Mesa, Arizona
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

Don't know why I picked this place but did so without reading reviews and because I wanted to minimize expenses. I hope to keep others from making my mistake. The "cottage" provided was VERY musty and moldy smelling on entry. Going into the bathroom I felt like I would fall down because the property has settled and is literally "tilted"... More

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Fitchburg, Massachusetts
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2011

I would not stay here again, it is smelly and rundown. We stayed because we couldn't find anything else open. We did not know until we started reacting 9 days after leaving that we had been feasted on by bedbugs while we slept. Our doctor confirmed it takes average of 9 days for bites to show up. We have spent... More

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Berwick, Maine
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2011

This hotel was very dirty, smelly and run down! We were stuck with it because every other place was booked. We bought candles to try to cover the smell, no luck! Then, we woke up in the morning and found the beds full of bedbugs! It ruined our vacation! We had to spend hours bombing and cleaning our things.

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Address: 143 Bucksport Road, Ellsworth, ME 04605
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Ellsworth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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