We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

Barton's Motel and Cottages

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Bar Harbor
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Barton\\
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

43 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 40: English reviews
Acton, Maine
Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

I went just for an overnight. My room was I think the first, closest to the office. I'm still having a problem with bugs. I don't know if they're bed bugs. I do know they are nocturnal, bite, crawl, travel in numbers. I have had Terminex in twice and am going to again. The only place I stay was Bartons....

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank Kathleen L
Saint John, Canada
Reviewed October 12, 2015

I love Bar Harbor and usually go yearly and this was the first time I stayed at Barton's motel and cottages. I arrived before official check in time but was still able to get the key to my room and get settled. After I returned from a trip to town I checked in and got a few tips and the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Marianne86
Kennebunk, Maine
Reviewed September 23, 2015

We stayed in a 2 bedroom cottage. It was clean and roomy, though the bathroom was a bit tight. Nice to have a kitchen and a porch. Traffic sound was a bit noisy, though it was quiet later in the evening. Maybe next time I'll pick a cottage farther away from the road. Quick drive to Bar Harbor or Acadia...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Elizabeth S
Sheffield Uk
Reviewed September 18, 2015

This is a clean friendly comfortable fairly basic motel, with laundry facilities, a life saver for us! Wifi was good. Only slight criticism is that it is very near road and can be noisy.however for the money you can't have everything!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank sheffieldgirl
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed September 15, 2015

Terry, the owner/manager was very friendly and helpful, and recommended places to eat and visit nearby. The bed was comfortable, and there was indoor plumbing. Unfortunately, that's the only list of positives I can come up with. The carpet was stained and dirty: I was afraid to walk barefoot on it, the windowsills weren't dusted, dead bug in the bathroom...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Denise M
Bethel, Maine
Reviewed September 15, 2015

You get what you pay for and well... I didnt pay much! $62 bucks to spend the night close to Bar Harbor, I felt was a deal. expect no frills. There is ice and there is a grill outside if you wish to use it. other than that its just an inexpensive place to rest your head.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank AdventureCalledLife
Portland, Maine
Reviewed August 22, 2015

Cabin - Not worth the rate they charged. Beds were not comfortable and old. One small air conditioner that did not cool the whole cabin. No extra pillows, old and outdated decor. Bathroom was tiny and the toilet had issues. Did not flush well and even had to be fixed as the chain fell off the handle. However, it was...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank pacoG
Reviewed August 15, 2015

Stayed there in August. It is in a good location and the room is relatively clean. However, my vision is not as good as I was young. Although I spent over half hour to chase and kill the mosquitoes in the room in the night, I still found three fat mosquitoes in the morning and my boy was bitten by...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank juliantj
Somers, Connecticut
Reviewed August 7, 2015

We felt this place was a great deal. It was really affordable, had a comfortable bed, great water pressure in the shower and was clean, what I want in a basic hotel stay. Also, Terry at the front desk was fantastic. He was full of great pointers and recommended some places to go as it was our first time to...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Cindyloujoe
Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed August 5, 2015

Barton's Motel is something of a throwback to the early 60s, reminding me of trips with my parents. Whatever nostalgia my wife or I might have felt was quickly dissipated by the overwhelming chemical smell of bleach that pervaded our room, which seemed to come from the linens that reeked of whatever detergent they had been washed with. My wife's...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Tom M
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

8 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (8)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (3)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Bar Harbor hotels
2.6 mi away
Hampton by Hilton Bar Harbor
Hampton by Hilton Bar Harbor
#2 of 41 in Bar Harbor
530 reviews
2.7 mi away
Wonder View Inn
Wonder View Inn
#33 of 41 in Bar Harbor
360 reviews
2.1 mi away
Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Event Center
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.5 mi away
The Colony on Frenchman's Bay
0.0 mi away
Gallagher’s Travels Bar Harbor Motel and Cottages
0.8 mi away
Hinckley's Dreamwood Cabins
Hinckley's Dreamwood Cabins
#9 of 21 in Bar Harbor
151 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Barton's Motel and Cottages

Address: 122 State Highway 3, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-7538
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Barton's Motel And Cottages Bar Harbor, Maine
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Barton's Motel and Cottages staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“ask for a cottage away from the road”
 of 5 bubbles ElizabethS310, Sep 23, 2015 | Read review
“ask for a room away from the road, probably quieter”
 of 5 bubbles sheffieldgirl, Sep 18, 2015 | Read review
“Maybe the cottages are better. Get a pet-free room if you have allergies.”
 of 5 bubbles DeniM0, Sep 15, 2015 | Read review
“Avoid this accommodation!”
 of 5 bubbles I694IHtomm, Aug 5, 2015 | Read review
“just go for the ones next to the office”
 of 5 bubbles rohinis445, Jul 21, 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question