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“Our Favorite Bar Harbor Place to Stay” 4 of 5 stars
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Bar Harbor Villager Motel
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   207 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609   |  
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Ranked #14 of 41 Hotels in Bar Harbor
Gainesville, Florida
2 reviews
“Our Favorite Bar Harbor Place to Stay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

We have been visiting Bar Harbor and the Acadia National Park for over 20 years and have been staying at the Villager for the last few years. We find it to be, while some what dated, to be comfortable and clean. It is the most convenient location we have found for the activities we like.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

Our first visit to Bar Harbor was fabulous...a great motel, The Villager, made it perfect. The room was quiet, comfortable, and clean. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The continental breakfast, which was included, as well as the two meals at the finest restaurant in Bar Harbor, and a bus trip through Acadia National Park, was all part of a reasonably priced package. We will certainly plan on returning

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Auburn, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

We did a considerable amount of on-line research before choosing the Bar Harbor Villager Motel, and we were not disappointed. It more than met our needs, and we will definitely stay there whenever we travel to that beautiful area in the future. Their rates were very competetive, and the motels that were less expensive were not in locations we would have enjoyed nearly as much. We were amazed at the size of the pool for an intown location and took time to take advantage of it on a particularly warm Sept day. The staff was very accommodating with any request or question we presented to them. When we arrived, it was before check-in time, but they suggested that we leave our vehicle in their parking lot during our wait. That was a huge convenience for us, and we were able to check out the area and select our dinner spot. This motel is in keeping with a casual coastal facility without fancy frills...just what we wanted!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

My husband and I have stayed at the villager on several occasions. Our last visit was in August of 2012. The location to downtown Bar Harbor is very convenient. It is a short walk to the waterfront, shops, and restaurants. The motel is two stories, so we always get a second floor room that faces the pool. The motel has had some recent renovations such as new curtains, bedding, and bathroom fixtures. This is an older motel, but it is clean and offers the basics. Don't expect a fitness room, flat screen tv, or room service. If you want that, you'll pay double to triple the price of the Villager. One amenity that we really appreciate is the free breakfast which is served in an adjacent building. During our last 3 night stay, we enjoyed coffee, juice, muffins, bagels, hard boiled eggs, cereal, and fruit (apples & bananas). There is a toaster for your use. This is more of a continental breakfast, but the food is good and it saves time and money when you want to start your day. Just remember that August is one of the busiest times to stay in Bar Harbor. Other hotel rooms are well over $250 a night,so make reservations early if you want to stay here.

Room Tip: 2nd floor is quieter, facing pool side is better than street side.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Lancaster, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

We pcked this motel because of its cvlose proximity to shopping and dining and because of parking ease. We were not disappointed. The room was clean, the bed comfortable and the styaff was friendly and helpful. Even though located an a busy street it was quiet and we slept well.

The breakfast was as good as many other motels that we stayed in throughout the country and better than some.

We enjoyed our stay and look forward to future stops there. A great value.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Biglerville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Friendly staff, pleasant room made for a great stay! We will stay here again! We could walk to shops, restaurants, and the Shore Path. The motel is just a short drive from Acadia or you can walk uptown and take a LLBean bus. Great, great, location. Well worth the money. Good value!!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

We had expected a little more of this basic motel especially for the price we paid. The rooms are very outdated and could definitely use an update. The continental breakfast is okay but nothing more. However, the location is fantastic and you can walk to all the shops and restaurants in Bar Harbor. Stay there for the location, if you want more than a very basic motel room then stay somewhere else.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Bar Harbor Villager Motel

Address: 207 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Bar Harbor
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Bar Harbor
#14 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Bar Harbor Villager Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 52
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Affordable lodging with modern amenities conveniently located in the heart of downtown Bar Harbor. ... more   less 
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