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Colonial Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   321 High St, Ellsworth, ME 04605
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Ranked #8 of 9 hotels in Ellsworth
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Boulder, Colorado
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I gotta tell you I was really impressed with the way things have improved since the last time I was there. The room I was in last time was dated but it's obvious things have changed since 2012. I was impressed. Its not easy bringing a hotel like that into the the new millennium but the new owner has really... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The colonial inn surprised me, in the past this place was a second to none last resort, for lack of a better term, resort. However the new improvements and renovations definitely made for a comfortable stay, and the hot uh was exceptional. Coming back next year!

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Millinocket, Maine
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed here 4 times because it was convenient during a school event. I have raved about the good customer service, cheap rates and decent (although dated) rooms. The year a group of 9 of us booked 2 adjacent rooms for 6 adults and a single room for our 3 teenage girls. When we got there, the front desk... More

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Salisbury, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

This place is in major need of an update. Our room had a green tub, toilet and sink. The carpet was pink and had obvious soiled areas that would require shampoo to remove. I found it particularly amusing that the rooms have no smoking signs on them; however, when you first step into the lobby the first thing that hits... More

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Toronto, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Was just about the only place in town with a room, that allowed pets. Where to start? Cockroaches (despite the "kitchen" being completely devoid of plates and cookware), smokey smell, no screen door on sliding door, carpet felt sticky, shabby everything, lumpy bed. Breakfast was coffee and doughnuts, coffee was (insultingly) both cold and incredibly weak. All I can say... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

I stayed at the colonial because they take pets, but it turned out to be a bad stay the manager was very nasty and so was some of the staff. They should not say they take pets if a dog cant even bark one time. They are not very friendly to the guest.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

While I don't think the colonial inn was the worst place I've been it most certainly is not the best. It really needs some updating but didn't find it to be dirty, just old. The staff was pleasant enough. I feel for the price you pay you really could find better at one of the other hotel/motel in the area.... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

I travel all the time in New England, I average 2 nights a week in a Hotel, and could not get a room at any of my regular places in the area. I have stayed in many Hotels and Motels, and never actually walked out on a place before. I booked it last minute because it was the cheapest I... More

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Kitchener, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Overall staff were nice, great location outside of Bar Harbor and Internet connection was excellent. Room was very old, bed was uncomfortable and everything felt dirty because of age, even though everything seemed fairly clean. Also the price for this room was way overpriced. Wouldn't recommend this hotel but given the little availability in the area on a long weekend,... More

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Fryeburg, Maine
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Usually I do my homework before I book a room anywhere. This is what you get when you don't. We decided to do a last minute overnight. The location was good, they advertised a kitchen, pool/hot tub and allowed pets. There were many other properties nearby that were priced at almost half of what we paid ($89). The kitchen had... More

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Also Known As:
Colonial Hotel
Colonial Hotel Ellsworth
Colonial Motel Ellsworth
Colonial Inn Ellsworth, Maine
Address: 321 High St, Ellsworth, ME 04605
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Ellsworth
Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #8 of 9 hotels in Ellsworth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Colonial Inn 2*
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