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Aurora Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   68 Mt. Desert Street (Route 3), Rte 3 & Holland Ave, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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Ranked #30 of 40 hotels in Bar Harbor
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I stayed at this motel in late August, 2014. We were put in one of their Cafe rooms, over the dining room used by this motel and a Quality Inn across the street. The price was quite high (over $150 per night) and not up to what was advertised. The room had two queen size beds, a... More

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New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Rooms are simple, neat and clean; prices are more reasonable than most. The motel is older (more worn looking) than some, but the owner/operator is gracious, friendly, and accommodating; he has another nearby motel on Mt. Desert St. where we stayed once, but we prefer the Holland Ave. location. It is but a short, brisk walk to either Main or... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Inn with a queen bed. The outside of the building is dingy and old but once you step in to room it was very clean and well kept I was impressed. Breakfast was nice. It was within walking distance of downtown. We loved our stay in Bar Harbor!

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a room over the cafe, very clean, it just needs a little refining, i.e. the walls are old and painted over and I don't recall seeing any pictures on the wall, plain but clean. I was a little disappointed of the price we paid for this simple room, $90 - $100 a night would have been a little... More

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Newark, Delaware
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms were clean and very quite given how close they are to one of the two main roads leading into Bar Harbor. The breakfast was nice and the staff in the Cafe very friendly and quick to refill empty trays and fix the waffle makers.

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Augusta, Georgia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a booklet I had picked up at the Welcome Center coming in to Maine. The picture in the book looked cozy. Got stuck in a room on top of the café for $139.00. The air conditioner did not work and it was dark. Went back to the office and told the man working there that the air was... More

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Stratford upon Avon
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't stay there. The site had good reviews, but It was confusing where we were going to stay. The Inn or the Motel and we ended staying at the Cafe. While having the essentials and was a short walk into town, it was a dark upstairs entrance and dark rooms, which was like staying in a card boad box with... More

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Salem, New Hampshire
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My wife and I stayed in the motel on Mt Desert St. The building is old and very out of date and in need of renovation. The room had cob webs all around the ceiling, the curtain on the back window was falling off, the carpet was filthy, peeling paint, the room had such a bad odor of mold and... More

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Huntington Station
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

When we arrived in Bar Harbor we went back and forth between the Aurora Inn and Aurora Motel before we figured out it was the same owner. The clerk that checked us in was very nice but she was training someone new. The new person was quite overwhelmed and was not able to answer any questions the following day when... More

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Plano, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Was not happy the first night of our stay. We were put in a room above a cafe that looked like it should be a room for a backpacker who just needs a place to sleep and shower for the night. It was not shown on their website. It was up a flight of stairs on the backside of a... More

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Address: 68 Mt. Desert Street (Route 3), Rte 3 & Holland Ave, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Bar Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Aurora Inn 2*
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Aurora Inn Bar Harbor, Maine

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Traditional small Inn and Motel with accommodations in 3 separate buildings:Inn (1 Queen or 1 King Bed) Motel (2 Double Beds) or Cafe (2 Queen Beds), all in the historic district of Bar Harbor, walking distance from downtown. All rooms have complimentary wifi, 32" flat screen TV and private baths. Inn & Motel rooms also feature microwaves and refrigerators. All rooms have access to nearby outdoor pool and hot tub. ... more   less 
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