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“great for a Bar Harbor vacation” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Moseley Cottage Inn and Town Motel

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12 Atlantic Avenue, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609   |  
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Ranked #4 of 42 Hotels in Bar Harbor
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“great for a Bar Harbor vacation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

excellent hotel with 1st class management, housekeeping, and culinary staff. Great location within walking distance of all of Bar Harbor. Breakfast was an A+. No hesitation in recommending for anyone visiting the area.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

This is a lovely cottage & motel one block off Main Street. The location is excellent as all of downtown is in walking distance. We were able to park our car here & walk everywhere. The motel room was a little on the small size, but still had two queen beds & a chair. It wasn't a problem as we were only in the room to sleep. The room was clean & included a mini refrigerator.

  • Stayed August 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Stamford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We stayed in the Bubbles room and it was perfect for a family of four. Very spacious. The location is great, close enough to downtown Bar Harbor to walk everywhere while still being on a quiet side street. The breakfasts where yummy especially the home made pastries. My only complaint, a very small one, is that the main breakfast selections (eggs and pancakes) did not vary from day to day. All in all it was a great stay and the staff were super friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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moseleysays, Owner at Moseley Cottage Inn and Town Motel, responded to this review, August 31, 2014
Thank you for the lovely review.We offer the same menu each day because it pretty much covers what most people are looking for.If we had known you were looking for something else we would have been happy to prepare it for you.Please let us know next time if you come back for a visit with us.Happy travels.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Our first time in Bar Harbor, we picked the right place to stay! Just off Main Street but far enough away from the hustle and bustle of town, this quiet Inn was just what we were looking for.... Beautifully decorated, spacious rooms, tasty breakfasts, owners and staff pleasant and helpful! Loved being able to walk into town! Would highly recommend!

Room Tip: Precipice room, bright and airy!
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  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stayed in the Precipice Room which is a little slice of heaven on the 3rd floor. Very spacious and light. Loved it. Beautiful linens and so comfortable. The breakfasts are fresh and delicious and generous with many wonderful selections -- we enjoyed having it served on the porch. The scones with fresh Maine blueberries and eggs Benedict to order kept us going all afternoon. The hospitality and helpful nature of the hosts with cafe suggestions and things to do also made for a delightful time. Hated to get off that wicker settee and climb into the car. Such a lovely setting. Thank you!

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stayed in a motel room for several days. The room was clean and comfortable and right in the heart of Bar Harbor...close to shops, restaurants and the Shore Path. We would definitely choose to stay there again.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

We loved Bar Harbor and our stay at Moseley Cottage Inn! The room was perfect and the location is the best. We looked forward to our morning and evening walks to the harbor! The owners and their staff were so nice! We recommend this Inn highly. The breakfasts are delicious, too! Thanks again!

  • Stayed August 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Moseley Cottage Inn and Town Motel

Address: 12 Atlantic Avenue, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
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Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Bar Harbor
#3 Family Hotel in Bar Harbor
#5 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor
#7 Business Hotel in Bar Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled on a quiet side street in downtown Bar Harbor, the Moseley Cottage Inn & Town Motel have welcomed visitors for many years. Built in 1884, this charming Victorian bed and breakfast inn offers a private haven off the beaten path. The Victorian Inn maintains a sense of history with original fireplaces, private balconies, gleaming hardwood floors. The Inn rooms are tastefully decorated with antiques and updated fine linens, Turkish towels, Sterns and Foster Beds and WiFi throughout. A delicious full breakfast is included with the Inn. Motel guests are welcome for breakfast for an additional charge. WiFi, air conditioning, cable TV, mini frigs, hair dryers, self serve coffee/tea and afternoon cookies are some of the amenities to enjoy while your stay in the Inn and Motel. The In-Town Location and friendly local staff all make this a most memorable and wonderful experience for you and your family. ... more   less 
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Moseley Cottage Inn And Town Motel Bar Harbor, Maine

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