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207 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1745
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 05/12/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 05/12/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#5 of 45 hotels in Bar Harbor
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With the ideal downtown location in the heart of Bar Harbor, The Villager Motel is a stone’s throw away from local shops, restaurants, activities, and the Atlantic Ocean. Entry points to various hiking trails in Acadia National Park are under 2 miles away, and the free Island Explorer shuttle to further points of Acadia departs from just around the corner. Our clean and modern, non-smoking, air-conditioned rooms, feature a king bed or two double XL (extra long) beds with the following amenities to make your home away from home more comfortable: wireless high-speed internet, 32" flat screen cable TV, in-room coffee, 1.7 cubic foot mini-fridge, free local calls, ironing facilities, hairdryer, clock radio, and outdoor sitting area. We offer a complimentary light "Grab & Go" continental breakfast to get you in and out into the park as quickly as possible. There is no need to worry about the hassle of downtown parking with free off-street parking (for 1 car per room) and the easy access
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Outdoor pool
Complimentary instant cofffee
Kids stay free
Children's television networks
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Shallow end in pool
Fence around pool
Complimentary tea
Vending machine
Highchairs available
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
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Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Seating area
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Extra long beds
Bath / shower
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Keele V wrote a review Yesterday
Williston, North Dakota2 contributions4 helpful votes
When we arrived Morgan checked us in nicely and upgraded us to a larger room! (Wow, how convenient!). they were so lovely and friendly! But, even then, the motel has a handy text line that seems to always be manned. It was super reassuring to be able to ask questions at any time. I also really liked that they had coffee and tea available at the front desk. I didn't remember to get the name of the staff member in the evenings, but they were also wonderful and exceedingly helpful. The hotel location is perfect for walking to nearby shops and restaurants. I was really impressed by the breakfast and selection. I wasn't really expecting anything at all - so the bar was low, but it was absolutely lovely. A quaint little room with COVID friendly foods (prepackaged) with both decaf and reg coffee along with a tea selection. Parking was packed, but we always snagged a spot (as the lot is big); they can always just have you park next to the pool if spots run out. Wifi was excellent... And no strange lag or anything whenever we uploaded our bajillion photos. (The scenery in Acadia and Bar Harbor is too tough to resist spending time behind the lens, between the time you spend gazing with wonder). Acadia: It was about 15mins to the Cadillac Road entrance. Roughly 15 to the visitors center. And maybe 5 mins to park road. Acadia is an experience by itself, so I'll leave that separate. We did not use the pool, but we did also use the microwave in the breakfast room (thanks!). The front desk just let us in easily so we could scarf down some leftovers and some warm goodies for lunch. Yay thrifty! And convenient. The ice maker was clean and had a handy ice scoop. The room had two doubles (we were originally planned to be on a twin and a double). And the beds were comfy. We had 3 pillows per bed, so that was perfect to divide between us. The room had a window unit AC to set the temp conveniently. The mini fridge was a good size. The bathroom was bigger than I expected with solid counter space - towels aplenty. I totally missed the nook above the toilet with additional towels. So I requested more unnecessarily - oops. As a detail: their COVID protocols had these handy door hangers to request additional things, like towels, and toiletries. Very easy and a great idea. Again, I thought we had only 2 towels so I actually went to he front desk to request more the first morning... And they were SO speedy to get us some. Maybe 5 mins. Thanks again friends! (I found the other 2 in the nook, so we ended up with 8 towels. Very sufficient). The shower was clean and they had bed bath and body works products for shampoo and conditioner and soap. Unfortunately their supply of lotion was out, but we had our own anyway so no complaints there. Standard tub and shower, but good floor space and plenty of tub edge space to put your own products. (We had 3 gals in a room so I anticipated a bit of a cluster - it was a breeze)
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Andrea M wrote a review Jul 2020
Cumberland Center, Maine10 contributions7 helpful votes
Hotel's Favorite
Centrally located this motel adhered every way to State mandates for Covid-19 opening. Rally friendly staff! Breakfast became a bag of prewrapped treats we had selected the night before Chobani, yogurt, fresh fruit, breakfast bars--very clever way to avoid group breakfast bar. Staff was smiling, courteous and attentive. Traveling with my two millennial children who are picky, I was so pleased I'd chosen the Villager. Beds were really comfortable and the bathroom was modern and super clean. We plan to go back in the Fall. We live in Maine. We wish Villager were a chain!
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Room Tip: Covid-19 = not crowded/noisy. Our room was next to what is usually the ice maker hall, but that...
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Response from Rebeccah Geib, General Manager at Bar Harbor Villager Motel
Responded Aug 3, 2020
Andrea, Your review title says our top priorities, friendly staff and clean rooms! We pride ourselves on being a clean property that is taking COVID-19 precautions to the fullest extent possible. We look forward to welcoming you back in the Fall!
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Kathleen W wrote a review Oct 15
Bridgewater, Massachusetts29 contributions10 helpful votes
Great hotel in a great location. Parked our car and left it there as hotel is right in the heart of bar harbor (need to drive to Acadia). All staff were friendly, room was comfortable and spotless. If anything was needed- it was brought to us (towels, pillows etc). I guess the little square pillows need to go though. Bed was comfortable and bath and body works shampoo and soaps were provided. Grab and go breakfast provided with lots to choose from. I would definitely stay here again and hope to have the opportunity.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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jbolli618150 wrote a review Oct 14
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania1 contribution2 helpful votes
Great location. Great service. All of the staff is very friendly and helpful. The breakfast in the morning was good. We always took some fruit and cereal bars to get ready for our hikes in the local national park. We definitely will be back.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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StephenB1942 wrote a review Oct 14
Greensboro, North Carolina57 contributions50 helpful votes
This was our 2d stay at this motel. It is perfectly located near buses, restaurants and walks without the noise and bustle of the crowds. Someone has done serious upgrades to the decor so the rooms are more comfortable and pleasant (although we spent little time in the room). As our previous visit, tall the staff at the front desk was so helpful and knowledgeable. The breakfast was fine as a grab and go with the woman in charge keeping food and recycled utensils replenished, we appreciated the expanded outdoor seating.
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PRICE RANGE
$131 - $278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
United StatesMaineDownEast and Acadia MaineMount Desert IslandBar Harbor
NUMBER OF ROOMS
63
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bar Harbor Villager Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Bar Harbor Villager Motel?
Nearby attractions include ImprovAcadia (0.2 miles), Shore Path (0.2 miles), and Criterion Theater (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Bar Harbor Villager Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and an outdoor pool.
Which room amenities are available at Bar Harbor Villager Motel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Bar Harbor Villager Motel?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Bar Harbor Villager Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Bar Harbor Villager Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Thrive Juice Bar & Kitchen, Cafe This Way, and The Stadium.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Bar Harbor Villager Motel?
Yes, guests have access to an outdoor pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Bar Harbor Villager Motel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting St. Saviour's Church : (0.1 miles), Sieur de Monts Spring (1.7 miles), and La Rochelle Mansion And Museum (0.5 miles).
Is Bar Harbor Villager Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.