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51 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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Ranked #38 of 40 hotels in Bar Harbor
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Moose Mountain
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Probably the worst motel experience I have had. The staff's rudeness is surpassed only by their stupidity. Made the mistake of making reservations on line and requested a WC accessible room which they do not have but do not tell you that. Way over priced for a smelly room.

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Paid 180 for a night at this place...was scary. Slept in our clothes. Should have slept in the car. furniture seemed like it was from my grandmother's basement and smelled accordingly. The TV was from the 80s and the place smelled of mildew. Location is great, however. Very close to downtown with a lot of parking.

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35 reviews 35 reviews
31 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

good location, very close to main town. plenty of parking. Room is old and tired, dark wooden panelling and furniture to match. TV and hairdryer in room. Not the cleanest but this may be because of the fabric of the building. price and location make it an "ok" choice

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Carmel, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Have stayed here multiple times near Labor Day. It is in town and one can walk anywhere downtown easily. Rooms are clean, relatively quiet. Friendly staff. Parking easy. Good fast wifi. Not the cheapest one can find here but reasonable, especially for weekly stay. No real food but ice and soda machines available. Would recommend it.

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Vicenza, Italy
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

This motel is recommended if you are looking for a basic and clean place to sleep, close to the city center and the cheapest in the area. The management is very nice, the morning coffee is good, the location is central, the motel has parking space and it is quiet and safe. Very impressed by the clean environment!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Although the motel is dated, it is spotlessly clean and within 3 minutes walking distance from everything, so no need to hassle with parking. The management was very friendly and helpful, giving me maps of Maine and New England when I asked for the nearest Visitor Info Center. The lighting could be a little brighter, but wasn't bad.

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Venice, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This hotel has a nice location up the street from the downtown Harbor Area so you can walk down for a bite to eat, boat cruise, ice cream, shopping, etc. Motel itself is OK. Nothing fancy and a bit older but clean. If you are looking for something fancy this is not it. It is however, the most reasonable accommodations... More

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Willow, Alaska
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28 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Not sure what the people with the bad reviews expected but we have had several great stays here. Yes the rooms are not modern fancy rooms but they are clean and comfortable. I have stayed in many places that I would call dives and this surely is not one. For the rate you cannot go wrong. If you want modern... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

We enjoyed our stay at the Anchorage very much. Great location! Easy to walk to everything. Spotlessly clean, and a great arrangement for the room. Two luggage racks close to the bathroom and hangars, and the bathroom had a window, so no typical hotel claustrophobia. Plenty of room!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Why didn't we check trip advisor before we checked into this hotel. It was awful! The beds were rock had and the linens were gross. The bathroom door wouldn't close and the brown paneled walls were nasty. Please trust me, you don't want to stay here for any price!

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Also Known As:
Anchorage Motel Hotel
Anchorage Motel Hotel Bar Harbor
Address: 51 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Bar Harbor
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Ranked #38 of 40 hotels in Bar Harbor
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