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Jackson Hole, Wyoming
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49 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This property is average at best. The rooms are small and very outdated. It isn't even that inexpensive. There are other properties very close to it that are just as inexpensive. The staff is not very responsive and the units are in great need of repair.

Thank Tim G
Towanda, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

We loved staying at Hanscom's! We were looking for a pet-friendly location to go on vacation and we were glad we choose this place! The room was immaculate and the staff was super friendly and accommodating to our pooch. Perfect location outside of the hustle and bustle of downtown Bar Harbor. If you are looking to head downtown, the Island... More 

Thank countrysunset17
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411 reviews
77 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

For us, taking a family vacation means traveling with 3 dogs. Things get complicated. We are very grateful for establishments like Hanscom's that allowed us all to stay and was also clean and comfortable. We didn't have to mess about with a checkin process; employees were busy cleaning and we could just let ourselves into the room. We stayed a... More 

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Peaks Island, Maine
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

Wanted a simple, inexpensive, pet friendly spot to spend the night with our two standard poodles while checking out Acadia. Our room, 11, was spotless, with homey bed linens and good frig/ freezer combo. If you want a hotel, stay in a hotel. Hanscoms offers a bit of old Maine with updated options. But bring your own hair dryer.

Thank EastcoastNana29
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

Having a pet and needing a place to stay in busy Bar Harbor was so much easier with our stay at Hanscom Cottages. We could not have been more pleased with the little cottage that the bed was comfy, a little kitchenette and everything was clean. I believe my pet was $10 more. We brought the dog bed with us... More 

Thank traveler19562015
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2016

We just spent a week at Hanscom's and had a very enjoyable stay. Our room was clean and cozy, nice and warm when the weather turned cold and rainy. The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed. It's a very quiet area this time of year but towns and shopping are very close. It was exactly what we needed.... More 

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Rochester, New Hampshire
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83 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Hanscom's for a few days. Jennifer was very helpful and friendly. She told us things to do in the area. She let us know that if we needed anything just give her a call. We liked that they accept pets since we like to travel with our dog.

Thank Kathy S
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2015

My wife and I went to Mount Desert Island without a hotel reservation during a recent vacation (September, 2015); it was Thursday (not the weekend), but still we worried that we might not find any lodging. Hanscom's happened to have one opening, and are we ever glad we found them! Although they were just a short distance off that busy... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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63 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

Needed a pet friendly place to stay in bar harbor and this is very pet friendly. The walk to the water was a bit longer then expected, but not bad. The room is cozy and clean. The outside seating was fine, just OK for me. There is lots of traffic noise from route 3. There are a few great restaurants... More 

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Youngsville, Louisiana
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68 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2015

We weren't looking for a hotel, we were looking for a cabin. That's what this is. It's a basic cabin, with basic amenities. If you're looking for mints on the pillow or paint on the walls, it's not the place for you. If you're looking for a comfortable place to lay your head with running water and a lock on... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Hanscom's Motel & Cottages

Address: 273 ME-3, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
Price Range: $62 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Hanscom`s Motel And Cottages
Hanscom`s Motel & Cottages Hotel Bar Harbor
Hanscoms Hotel Bar Harbor
Hanscom's Motel & Cottages Bar Harbor, Maine
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#24 Family Hotel in Bar Harbor
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