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Harbor View Motel And Cottages

11 Ocean Way, Box 701, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Methuen, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The family just returned from a trip to Mt. Desert Island, and a week-long stay at the Harbor View Motel and Cottages. We enjoyed our time so much, that we decided to reserve for a week next Summer. We stayed in cottage #21 - including the dog (which is one of the main reasons why we picked this motel) -... More

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Orlando
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a room overlooking the harbor which was great other than that the furniture looked like it came from a garage sale or ready to be set to the curb. The bed was ok but the real issue was the room had a very strong smoke order like the rugs have not been cleaned in years. It also had... More

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mozarella45, Public Relations Manager at Harbor View Motel And Cottages, responded to this review

Hello, We appreciate your patronage and your review of the Harbor View Motel and Cottages. It is very disheartening to hear about the cigarette smell in the room you stayed in. At the Harbor View, we take great pride in providing a clean and healthy environment. We will take the necessary steps to ensure that the rooms will be free... More

East Granby, Connecticut
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed for 4 nights at cottage #19. The location of cottage #19 was very peaceful, had water frontage, was walking distance to everything. The place was fully equipped and very clean. The zone controlled heating was great for the chilly nights. We cooked dinners 'at home' and enjoyed dining on the deck. The manager handled our glitch thoughtfully. The... More

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Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Don't expect luxury. But after saying that the rooms were spacious. I loved my porch looking over the southwest harbor. It's on the quiet side of the island. It is about a 15 minutes drive to the entrance to Acadia national park and Bar Harbor. There are sights to see and places to eat in Southwest harbor. So if just... More

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mozarella45, Manager at Harbor View Motel And Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Harbor View Motel. It was a good description, and highlighted why many people like to come to the Harbor View, and Southwest Harbor in general. You're certainly right about the view, I don't think you're going to find a better one on Mount Desert Island. It's a very safe town and a safe... More

Averill Park, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We have been staying at the Harbor View for our vacations since 1982. We go back there yearly because of the beautiful view, friendly staff, quaint surroundings and peace. Southwest Harbor is on the "quiet side" of Mount Desert Island, but there is still a lot to do. And at the end of the day, we feel like we are... More

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Woodstock, Virginia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We were happy there and the beds were okay (as opposed to one sofa bed from 4 years ago). The shower was great and we were able to make use of the kitchen. The view is great but you can't sit around for long to view it because the sofa is pretty uncomfortable. If it had had really comfortable seating... More

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San Francisco, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

My partner and I came to Bar Harbor for the first time on the way down from Nova Scotia, and had the most amazing experience. The staff was incredibly helpful (they recommended the excellent Fiddlers' Green for a romantic and scrumptious dinner), friendly, and accommodating. Our second floor room was spacious with a large wall-to-wall, ceiling-to-floor window that overlooked a... More

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West Deptford, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Totally enjoyed my stay at Harbor View. I stayed there October 2013. Stayed in room 201. Very Roomy and Comfortable. Absolutely Gorgeous view off of the covered deck which I was glad it was covered since it rained for part of our stay. Only downside is privacy. Walls are thin and we could clearly hear our neighbors when they were... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We came to Southwest Harbor for a few nights in October to see the park. Unfortunately it was closed due to the shutdown, so we only stayed for 2 nights instead of the 3 we had planned. The motel was very accommodating with cancelling the 3rd night, and did not charge us for the cancellation. We had room #1, which... More

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mozarella45, Owner at Harbor View Motel And Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Harbor View Motel and Cottages. Room 1 is part of the North Units which are the most affordable and hence, as you said, in need of an update. We pride ourselves at the Harbor View Motel in providing a clean, friendly, and comfortable environment, and I was particularly disappointed to hear the room... More

Adirondack Mountains, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Located on well-manicured grounds at the end of peaceful town harbor and a five minute walk to fine restaurants, the ground-floor motel rooms are rather small with dated furnishings and TV (squeaky beds with ancient blankets and sheets). The motel rooms, though very clean, still need major upgrading. The breakfast rates a six out of 10 and the daytime desk... More

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Additional Information about Harbor View Motel And Cottages

Address: 11 Ocean Way, Box 701, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Southwest Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Harbor View Motel And Cottages Hotel Southwest Harbor
Harbor View Motel And Cottages Maine/Southwest Harbor

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
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