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Harbor View Motel And Cottages

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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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Wrightstown, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Accommodations were good, location fabulous, town of SW nice/quaint, BUT by far the best part was the "awesome" staff ~~ welcoming, friendly, pleasant, helpful, It was nice to be in a quiet village town, yet within a few miles from the best water vistas I have ever seen hiking:+) Acadia NP is a "must visit" for everyone !!!

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Phila
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was visiting the area in order to hike in Acadia. Southwest Harbor is a bit of a drive to the western side of Acadia where most of the trails are. However, this is a much quieter, less busy area than Bar Harbor. There are less traveled trails on the SW side for days when the main sections of Acadia... More

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North San Francisco Bay Area
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was late in booking but really wanted to stay in Southwest Harbor at least one night. This place is a little hidden find. Older and cozy, clean with good beds. Great price. Ate the very plentiful continental breakfast on their deck and visited with people who come back every year. The location is great--on the bay, easy walk to... More

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Beloeil, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

well hidden near the central village of Southwest Bar harbor, this motel is very affordable and offer a nice breakfast in the morning and a VERY nice view on the bay.. Just WoW for the view itself it,s really worth it... Rooms are Okay (it's a motel) and plenty of places to park the car. They also have somme little... More

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

Hello, Thank you for your review of the Harbor View Motel and Cottages. It sounds like you enjoyed your stay at the motel, along with your time in beautiful Southwest Harbor. Your write-up was positive and yet, you only gave 3 stars out of 5. Is there anything we could have done to warrant a better numerical review? We would... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We checked out of Seawall Campground and wanted to stay on the quiet side of the island for one more day. Almost all of Southwest Harbor was booked but Harbor View had one room for one night and didn't take advantage and upcharge. Rate was very reasonable. We stayed in Room 8. Walls were thin and furnishings were outdated but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We were recently in for a couple of nights (North units). The location is great - great view of the harbor and walking distance to town. Comfortable bed, clean bathroom with nice towels. (was impossible to plug in the hair dryer in the bathroom fixture.) The furniture is a bit dated and tv smallish but still comfortable. If I have... More

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Methuen, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

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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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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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

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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): $
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Harbor View Motel And Cottages Hotel Southwest Harbor
Harbor View Motel And Cottages Maine/Southwest Harbor

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