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Colonial Inn

321 High St, Ellsworth, ME 04605
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a wonderful stay at the Colonial Inn. The staff was very friendly. The rooms are extremely clean and huge. I was so surprised at the size and quality of the room. The pool area was very clean and the pool was crystal clear.

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Colonial2015, Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for choosing the Colonial Inn. We are so happy that we were able to accommodate you and are very pleased with your enjoyment of our pool. We look forward to seeing you again when you return to the area. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I spent some of my Christmas money to go here. I really wish I hadn't. Even without my glasses on, that place was absolutely filthy. You can't see your own body in the pool water because of the murk. Every single lounge chair and pool chair was covered in dirt. The bathroom has one stall, one shower, and no room... More 

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Colonial2015, Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are sorry that you did not enjoy your stay. We have since exchanged the filter sand and the water is now crystal clear. I do not know which room you stayed in but since the new year we have made some staffing changes as well. If you would be willing to accept it... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Stayed here the night before Thanksgiving. 3 adults, 1 child in a suite with kitchenette. I don't think they have gotten around to renovating this particular room since it looked pretty dated. However, the suite was clean and neat (although the oven needed a good cleaning). Staff was very accommodating, helpful and responsive to our needs. They brought us an... More 

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Colonial2015, Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

Thank You so much for your stay with us. I believe the next time you wanted adjoining rooms. Feel free to call ahead and we will be happy to accommodate you in the best way we can. That Suite is scheduled for upgrade this month. Thank you so much for your feedback. Loved having you and look forward to seeing... More 

Ellsworth, Maine
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

The hotel has many new upgrades. It's now under new management and it shows.In house pool,fitness center,and restaurant.Friendly staff,excellent location.Apparently the owners are living there and it shows.i was impressed with the new carpeting,siding roof and much more.

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Mabelvale, Arkansas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Needed a place to stay. This was old motel, dated, double beds, over-priced. It was old, dark and dreary. Removed lamp shades to get more light. Shower head was mounted low, about waist high and had to be hand held to get wet. Very inconvenient. Should have been mounted high so one could sit or stand under it.

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Colonial2015, Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay with us. It is very important to us to get feedback as we are in the process of upgrading. It is so helpful to hear comments that will allow us to accommodate our guests better in the following months. The comment about the shower head and lights have been discussed with the head of maintenance... More 

Swanzey, New Hampshire
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Very clean, very large room with all the usual amenities. It was like going back to the '70s with the flooring, tile, room dividers etc. Staff was friendly when asked to change to the 2nd floor. The only distraction is the traffic and this is the off season. Booked the room at one price that was very reasonable, when we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Sopped here late one night in August at the last minute. Did not have a double room available, but maintenance guy was working on a room with 2 beds and he stayed late to get it done for us which was great. We left to have dinner and when we came back it was done and ready for us. Room... More 

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Ellsworth, Maine, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

i stay at the Colonial Inn in Ellsworth and my stay there was so very relaxing! The staff was great, our room was neat and clean - the Inn is under new ownership / management and the place looks great and understand that there is more updated changes coming and looking forward to our next which is coming up very... More 

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Maine
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Checked in to find no reservation. I had booked online so showed my confirmation email. She asked if I'd been charged. Checked cc and had been charged for 1 night. She took my cc for payment for second night and said she'd investigate and call me on cell. We were out the entire next day and when we came back... More 

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Good: - The room was quite spacious - Location - Room had a microwave and a mini-fridge Bad: - Room was not clean. Found hair scattered all over the bed and sink. - Room smelled of smoke even though the room was non-smoking. - Shampoo is not provided

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