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White Birches Motel

Route 1 & Thorsen Road, 17 Thorsen Road, Hancock, ME 04605 (Formerly Acadia Birches Knights Inn Ellsworth/Bar Harbor)
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Larger room than many newer motels. Nice location. No breakfast to speak of unless you like PopTarts. Office does not open in the morning until 8am - really!? Wifi was pretty good. Loved our trip to Acadia Park about 15 miles away. Walmart Supercenter about a mile or two away from motel.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being pampered in a luxury hotel is not a necessity for me. A clean room, confortable bed, and a location reasonably accessible to my interests are my priorities. I found all three at the White Birches Motel. It's 18 miles into Bar Harbor. There is good access to Acadia National Park. Traffic was mostly easy, however mid-June is still not... More 

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Manager04640, Manager at White Birches Motel, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Clean and comfortable is really what we strive for, as well as friendly staff and a good atmosphere. We are truly happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to hopefully welcoming you again. Lauren More 

Fredericton, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Very nice quiet motel. Beyond clean, staff were very friendly. Close to main restaurants and shopping in Ellsworth and 20 min from Bar Harbour and Acadia Park. Rooms were very spacious, fridge and a microwave, no issues. Will definitely return.

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1 Thank mofof5
Manager04640, Manager at White Birches Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review, and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay! We truly look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit. Until then, safe travels. More 

Norfolk, Virginia
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83 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We had stayed here in 1999 & 2010 and enjoyed our stay. However, we will never stay there again. The staff that we dealt with seemed very unprofessional family members who didn't know their rooms very well. We reserved a room with one Queen bed. Upon arrival, they informed us that they had no rooms with Queen beds available. They... More 

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2 Thank JimNTerri
Manager04640, Front Office Manager at White Birches Motel, responded to this review

I’m so sorry you checked out feeling this way. I’m equally sorry that this was not handled in a better manor. In the past several months the White Birches has under gone a lot of changes, including new ownership. Unfortunately the change over happened mid-season and remodeling just wasn’t possible. Remodeling and over all updating is coming. I do hope... More 

Bangor, Maine
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The room itself was ok tv fridge micro all in good working order. However, the beds were the worse bed that i have ever tried to sleep on...the cement slab doorstep out fron twas about as soft as the bed. Time to update your beds people...bad bad. Lots of long term renting with less than desirable characters walking around and... More 

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Thank gladysmay50
Manager04640, Front Office Manager at White Birches Motel, responded to this review

I'm so glad your contact with the front desk was positive. We enjoy our guest! I'm sorry the beds weren't equally as positive. The beds are one of the things to be replaced this winter. More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We booked this through hotels.com and paid immediately to lock in the rate. Not such a good idea, since when we didn't like the hotel at all we couldn't switch to somewhere else. My chief problem is the lack of housekeeping. We arrived to a shower with someone else's hair all over it. My son got toothpaste on the sink... More 

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2 Thank Bob J
Manager04640, Front Office Manager at White Birches Motel, responded to this review

I’m so sorry you needed to leave a review like that. However thank you for letting us know the things we need to work on. The defects of the room are being addressed. We went through a change of ownership mid-season making it difficult to do renovations until we slow down for a season. Lots of things will be changing... More 

Blackstone, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

We decided last minute to go away for Columbus Day weekend. We found a great deal on expedia.com for this room. We stayed in room 167, it was perfect for our family. The room is a good size. The beds are reasonably comfortable. The rug in the room looks new. There is a fridge, microwave, coffee maker (free coffee &... More 

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Maine
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Our room was old and run down. There was a musty smell, the bathroom was a wreck and bed very uncomfortable. I would not stay again. On a positive note, the people in the office were very friendly and I was able to have my pet with me.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
White Birches Motel, conveniently located at the crossroads of Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor and Downeast Maine, offers clean and affordable accommodations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about White Birches Motel

Address: Route 1 & Thorsen Road, 17 Thorsen Road, Hancock, ME 04605 (Formerly Acadia Birches Knights Inn Ellsworth/Bar Harbor)
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Hancock
Price Range: $86 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — White Birches Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 66
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Also Known As:
Acadia Birches Knights Inn Ellsworth/Bar Harbor Hotel Hancock
White Birches Country Hotel
White Birches Motel Maine/Hancock
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