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“Late cancellation - full refund”
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Mid-Town Motel
Ranked #11 of 12 Hotels in Boothbay Harbor
Boston MA
Level 6 Contributor
593 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
“Late cancellation - full refund”
Reviewed June 21, 2011

We had to cancel our reservations six hours before arrival and when phoning the owner, Timothy Lewis, I was met with the kindest approach and offered a full refund. This is not always the case.

We are planning on a trip to Boothbay again and will definitely frequent this motel.

Stayed June 2011, traveled with family
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South Florida, Florida
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 2010

A spur of the moment decision to go to Boothbay Harbor had me checking all the typical travel sites for accomocations and to compare prices. After findinging nothing less than $100 ( most were closer to $130. and up) after Labor Day we decided to wing it and see what we could find on our own. Got off the waterfront & went up the hill just past the Boothbay Fire Dept & saw the Mid-town Motel which advertised itself as a classic 50's motel. It was perfect at $75. ($85 in season I believe) offering 2 bars of soap, a spotless bathroom and pine paneled small room with bureau, 2 night stands, chair & tv. We rarely spend much time in the room and were able to enjoy the 3 minute walk down to the shopping & restaurants, marinas & boat tours and all the wonderful shopping that Boothbay has to offer. If you don't need fluff & frills but enjoy talking to a knowledgeable host with great recommendations then you would enjoy the Mid-town and the savings that go with it.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled as a couple
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Boston
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed July 1, 2010

Not overly expensive (as in cheap) and clean. The rooms are cute and have the obligatory bathroom, T.V., side chair and bureau. But there is a real charm to this place. The owner - manager is friendly and it is a short walk to town. The bathroom is not luxurious, but it is clean. I really liked this place and will stay there again.

June Jensen

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled as a couple
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Maine
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed March 23, 2010

We always stay here when we go to Boothbay Harbor. Tim the owner is very , very nice and always ready to offer any advice and tips about the area and has never steered our group wrong. Midtown Motel doesn't appologize for its retro style and appearance, it's just plain comfortable and the owner over the years has become like family to us. Very charming. We will always go back there.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled with friends
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St. Paul, MN
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed October 20, 2009

I enjoyed this place. It's a very short walk to downtown without having to pay waterfront prices. It is definitely an older property, very little has been updated, but it was very clean and well cared-for. Only downsides was that we couldn't find a way to control the temperature in the room short of opening the window, and the shower was kind of low-flow. But I would have no qualms about staying there again.

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled with friends
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London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed September 15, 2009

My boyfriend and I visited Boothbay Harbor for a quick get-away. Most of the Inns in the area are quite expensive, so I was happy to find the Mid-Town Motel. It is very close to downtown Boothbay and convenient to other destinations in the area. The rooms are cute and clean. Our room wasn't overly spacious, but I found it quite cozy. As an earlier reviewer noted, the decor has a rustic feel. The rooms are missing some of the extras other motels have (hairdryer, coffee maker, wifi), but what it lacks in amenities it makes up for in charm. The owner was very nice and friendly. He recommended some local restaurants for us to try and gave us a map to help us get around. I would stay here again if I was in the Boothbay Harbor area.

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled as a couple
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Columbus, OH
Level 4 Contributor
17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed September 5, 2009

The Mid-Town Motel advertises as a "true 1950's classic" -- and they're not lying. It definitely has classic style -- it is a cute little motel where you drive up and park right outside your door. The furniture is simple and somewhat rustic, little wooden tables and a dresser, and a small tv. But, like 1950s motels, the rooms are pretty small and the bathroom is quite tiny. The walls are thin, too, so if you're a light sleeper, bring earplugs.

On the plus side, it has an awesome location -- about a three minute walk into town. It's clean, inexpensive, the beds were comfortable, and the owner is very friendly and doesn't hesitate to recommend things to do and places to eat. (He recommended the Boathouse Bistro & Tapas Bar, which was very good -- delicious lobster & leek crepes!).

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled as a couple
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Property: Mid-Town Motel
Address: 96 McKown St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1863
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Location: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Boothbay Harbor
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Boothbay Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Mid-Town Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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