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273 ME-3, Bar Harbor, ME
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Hanscom's Motel & Cottages
Ranked #26 of 40 hotels in Bar Harbor
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I've stayed at Hanscom's every season of the year and I can assure you that no matter the season, a stay at Hanscom's will be wonderful! The rooms are clean and comfortable and depending on which cottage you rent, they come with a stove top, microwave, refrigerator, and all utensils, too! And they even have WiFi! AMAZING! The rooms really... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

Neat, clean room with everything we needed in it. Very roomy. Plenty of room for two adults and two med.-sized dogs. Loved the little Keurig coffee machine. It isn't within walking distance of town, which would have been nice, but we knew that when we reserved. Only negative about the room is the tiny shower. I'm 5'1 and my elbows... More

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Savannah, Georgia
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Spent 3 nights with my husband. We are couple in mid 40's who enjoy the outdoors. Room was amazingly clean. Bed comfy and topped with a homey quilt. Kitchen had everything. Love that they recycle! Worried when we arrived that may be loud since had adjoining room but never heard the neighbors. WiFi was a little spotty but owners reset... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

We stayed in cabins 6 & 7 and I cannot grumble about anything. My in-laws visiting from England loved the place. The rooms were spacious and extremely clean. I agree that the mattress and pillows were somewhat hard but, nothing beats your own bed so, when on vacation, you take what you get. The staff were extremely accommodating. We asked... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

My dog, my husband, and I just spent a week in cabin 10. PROS: The cabin was centrally located. We were close to Bar Harbor and Acadia and the street next to the cabin made for a nice walk each morning with our dog. However, the beach at the end of the road is covered in only rocks, some with... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

The cabins were clean, if not the most spacious! The Hanscomes are very nice. We got the lobster bake one night & it was great. The beach is a block or two down the road- about a 5 minute walk. You had to climb down to it, but everyone in my family (from 9yo kids to 78yo grandparents) was able... More

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Cheektowaga, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

The cottages here are simply adorable! Clean well maintained grounds. The pool is a pleasant place to relax. The grills and patio tables make a nice touch. The kitchenettes are fully stocked so all you need to do is supply your food! A short walk up the road, about 1/2 mile, takes you to the beach. The ocean is way... More

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Oak Park, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

With or without a pet you will love this place!! We arrived late on a rainy Friday. this was our first visit to Hanscoms - Katie at check-in was delightful. Very clean rooms, just 3-4 miles from Bar Harbor - we will definitely stay here again!! We are new pet owners and this place was fantastic!! There is a large... More

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Island Pond, Vermont
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Very clean and basic rooms with mini kitchen, Wifi, TV. We have now been coming here for years and staying in these great little cottages. They are Super Dog friendly and so it ALL of Bar Harbor. Mary is always willing to help and so is Katie at the "Front A-Frame" desk. Very quiet and comfortable. We will continue to... More

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Eastlake, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

We decided to try a small motel for our trip to Maine. The property is located about 10 minutes from "downtown" Bar Harbor, an easy drive. Our cottage was clean and comfortable. There is a small frig.,electric range top, microwave, Keurig coffee maker, dishes and cookware. It was nice to be able to open the windows in the evening and... More

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Address: 273 ME-3, Bar Harbor, ME
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Bar Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
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