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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 #28 of 40 hotels in Bar Harbor
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Salem, New Hampshire
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I stayed in the motel on Mt Desert St. The building is old and very out of date and in need of renovation.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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18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place was pretty nice and nothing fancy. Arrived late to find most places already booked and they have a room. Room was very old and needs updating but it was clean. The place is close to downtown so you can park your car and walk which was really nice since traffic can be a pain. You get a free... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My wife and I took a day trip to Bar Harbor but decided to spend the night once we got there. We found this place on Booking.com at a very reasonable price considering it was Memorial Day Weekend. This Inn was as clean if not cleaner than any major hotel chain we have ever stayed at. While it may may... More

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Brookville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

My wife said it was the cleanest room she ever stayed in. Since the season was just kicking off, they had less than a full house. Things may have been a bit noisier if it had been full. Our stay was great, laundry mat a block down the street and the grocery store 2 blocks the same way. Enjoy the... More

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

We stayed here in October when we visited Bar Harbor for the Mount Desert Island Marathon. The motel is just a short walk from downtown and we barely needed to use our car once we arrived. I booked through Booking.com and got a great price for our two night stay. The staff was friendly and really made us feel welcome.... More

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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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25 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We stayed at the Aurora Inn for 4 nights this month while visiting Acadia National Park. The Inn is across the street from the Aurora Motel, which is where the office is located. The motel was closed for the season, and we were some of the last guests in the inn. The room was clean and comfortable with a microwave... More

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We stayed 3 nights here as part of our tour of new England. Staff were wonderful, rooms were spotless and the location was excellent, just on the edge of downtown Bar harbor, but far enough away not to be bothered by noise. Breakfast is on the corner, and shared with Quality Inns. Perfectly acceptable with a reasonable choice of hot... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

First of all the motel is great. Good sized refrigerator, great coffee and a coffemaker and microwave in the room. Super breakfast is included. Walk 2 blocks to grocery store and 2 blocks to main street with all the restaurants and souvenir shops. The room is very clean and spacious. The manager Jerry has hiked every trail in Acadia and... 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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Also Known As:
Aurora Hotel Bar Harbor
Aurora Motel Bar Harbor
Aurora Inn Bar Harbor, Maine

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#26 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor
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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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