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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Munger
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

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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Charleston
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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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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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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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