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Maine Idyll Motor Court

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1411 Route 1, Freeport, ME 04032
Maine Idyll Motor Court
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in cabin 12 for 5 nights and loved every minute of our stay. Easily accessible to Freeport and Brunswick this was the ideal location for us stay as we explored the area. The cabin had a porch with 2 rockers, TV with satellite service, A/C, a fireplace, kitchenette, full bath and 2 bedrooms. The beds were super comfortable... More 

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Upstate NY USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There aren't many of these cottage motor hotels left, but Maine is a great place to find them and this one is a good find. It's kept up well but don't expect luxury. Our unit was a two bed cottage with kitchenette and bath. Don't expect luxury and great amenities - but you are close to nature, and still get... More 

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Long Island
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During the 1930's, Americans went out on motor trips with their cars. In the beginning they slept in them. Then, Motor Courts popped up all over the country to satisfy the needs of the "tin can'' tourists as they were called. The Maine Idyll has been in business and run by the same family since 1932. The units are clean... More 

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Crownsville
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Idyll the first night of our Maine vacation. Cabin 14 was so quaint with a little fireplace and beautiful clear pine walls and floors. It was timeless and so nice we decided to not explore Freeport and buy dinner and bring it back to the cottage and just relax at the cottage. Eating lobster in a cozy... More 

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Nova Scotia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Whenever possible we stay at the Maine Idyll Motor Court. Close to Freeport shopping, but far enough away to be a relaxing respite from the shopping frenzy. The cottages are well-maintained, clean, and very comfortable. Most have a fireplace which adds a nice ambiance on a rainy or cool night. Booked on-line through their website for the first time which... More 

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Rochester, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

I visit Monhegan every year and had been paying upwards of $200 to stay the night before leaving for Monhegan. Maine Idyll was just what I was looking for. I have been in cabin 18 two years in a row now. The cabin was very clean and all I could want or need. The fact it is such a bargain... More 

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Tupper Lake, New York
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We stayed a couple of nights in cabin #3. The cabin was clean and quiet at night. It's definitely an older facility, but has a sense of timelessness. We used the fireplace one night, and it was romantic. The cabin was smallish, but tastefully decorated. The bed was comfortable for sleeping, but we could have used a couple more pillows.... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Wonderful location outside of Freeport. We stayed on our way up the Maine Coast. We came from Boston and were headed to Bar Harbor. The staff was helpful & knowledgable. The cabin we stayed in was small, but very clean and very affordable. I would love to return someday!

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Sanbornville, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We only stayed for a night, but just loved it! The cabin was rustic yet with a number of modern touches and an excellent layout (#14): wide wooden plank flooring, paneling, open room with 2 beds, dining area, small kitchen (stove top, small fridge, microwave, sink), large screen TV with many channels, comfortable rocking chairs, small but fully adequate bathroom... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is the second time we have stayed at the Maine Idyll. This tourist court takes me back to the 50's when our family traveled and stayed in cabins. The first time we stayed here I randomly selected Cabin 18 and it was such a treat, so I selected it again. It is the oldest of the cabins and was... More 

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