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The Colony on Frenchman's Bay

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was skeptical when I booked this room but needed to be economical while passing through Bar Harbor. I could not have been more pleased. This roadside, family owned, motel may not look like much but on the inside I found my room to be clean and to my astonishment saw new carpet, new furniture and bed linens, new bath... More 

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Valdosta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband & I were able to get room here last minute. The rooms are decent..just need to be updated. The owner was very friendly & helpful. There was also a much needed coin laundry on site which was great! We had room 70 in the motel & it had the most beautiful view of the sunrise

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have NEVER given a 1 star review to anyone. It saddens me to have to leave such terrible feedback, but I have to be honest, we are sickened by the behavior of this establishment. We drove 4 hours, kept the kids from school, and brought our 2 dogs with us only to be turned away by the manager saying... More 

Thank Callily
Norristown, PA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Colony is in a great location and is pretty reasonable. We really loved the setting. Our cabin was comfortable and clean and the bed was comfortable. The only reason I didn't give it a higher rating was that it could use some updating. Holes in the carpeting, very old bathroom fixtures in a pretty small bathroom (a very large... More 

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frye island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

needed a pet friendly place while visiting acadia. had half of a duplex cabin. units dated but comfortable. pool did not seem to be heated, but refreshing. ample grounds for dog walking. great location

Thank sebagome
Copenhagen, Denmark
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owner (*so she says) Kyle Pilling is the rudest person I have ever come across in the hotel industry and this place also operates some type of fraud on credit cards so watch out! They told me I could get a refund on my deposit if I canceled on the same day I made the reservation wich I did... More 

5 Thank Julie B
Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very pleasantly surprised! We didn't realize we would get a bedroom and living space with a real kitchen and dining table because we were upgraded so that we could stay in the same room for all four nights. The location was ideal. We were very close to the entrance to Acadia and the beginning of the park loop,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

We go to Acadia every year, and usually stay in Ellsworth because it tends to be more reasonably priced than the island, but the constant drive back and forth every night can get tiring. So this year we decided to look for a place closer. After some research we found The Colony and booked a whole cabin (2 units) for... More 

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Nashville, TN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Actually called the Colony at Hulls Cove when I booked it. Not too bad, but I had neighbors in A unit that liked to leave the TV on all night, so I did not sleep well during my stay there. The shower stall is incredibly small and the space between the sink and the bathroom door is barely wide enough... More 

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised- this was our first time visiting the area and we weren't sure what to expect. No cabins were available but the rooms were large and clean. I loved that my boys (6 and 8) were able to run around outside, ride their scooters and jump in the pool. It was a great environment and you can't... More 

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Additional Information about The Colony on Frenchman's Bay

Address: # 20 rr3, Hulls Cove, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor > Hulls Cove
Price Range: $135 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Colony on Frenchman's Bay 2*
Number of rooms: 55
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The Colony On Frenchman`s Bay Hotel Hulls Cove
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