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“This is not a Hotel, B and B, or an Inn, it is a Motel !” 3 of 5 stars
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ANCHORAGE MOTEL
Ranked #36 of 41 Hotels in Bar Harbor
Massapequa, New York
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24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“This is not a Hotel, B and B, or an Inn, it is a Motel !”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We could not get reservations anywhere in town (Bar Harbor), so we chose to stay at the Anchorage Motel. The place has dated decor (wood paneling, etc.), but I must say that our room was spotlessly clean, enough towels and wash cloths, etc. Plenty of ice in the ice machine and ice buckets. We were on the first floor and the air-conditioning, etc. worked perfectly. The bathroom was clean, no sign mold or dirt. We brought extra pillows from home (as recommended by a previous reviewer) and that made our bed and sleep more comfortable. The Motel is in a great location, within walking distance of Cafe This Way (and any other place in town) where we had an excellent breakfast the first morning visiting the area. The motel is recommended for it's price and local.

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  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We had carpentar ants, called management. We were told there was nothing they could do tonight. The next morning we were told that we made more of a big deal out of this than it was. Tried to get out of second night or some type of compensation nothing was done. Would not recommend this place and it wasnt cheap

  • Stayed August 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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1 Thank BarbVdg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

The only nice thing I can say about this place is that it is very convenient - just a block or two from the heart of the village. The compliments end there. If you are on a budget, want an in-town location, aren't fussy about cleanliness or comfort, don't mind waking up to the sounds of the guests in the rooms next to and above you, and don't plan to be at the motel much, this may be the place for you. Otherwise, you'd be better off staying slightly outside of town at a cleaner & more comfortable place & taking the shuttle in - or skip the motel altogether & stay at a campground instead.

  • Stayed August 2014
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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4 Thank haskelles117
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We booked our stay over the Internet last minute,even though trip advisor ratings where not flattering we where limited due to availibity. The Desk person was pleasant and helpful,he gave us directions to a dinner spot and shopping. The room was dated but clean but we where shocked to have no hot water in the morning,we stayed later and finally the hot water came back long enough to have our showers.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is basic and clean, just what we wanted. If you're looking at prices in the area you see they are very high. This hotel is inexpensive compared to others in the area. The staff is super nice and helpful. The location is superb. If you want basic, clean, and to save a few bucks this is the perfect motel.

  • Stayed July 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The room was not clean. There was mould on the faucet and on the curtin of the bathroom. Discosting pillow and very dated furniture.
Great location but for the price you can get a much more better place to stay.
I will never come back.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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1 Thank md13032914
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Amelia Island, Florida
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The mattresses were hard and very uncomfortable, and the pillows were awful. There was no coffee in the room AND NO WIFI, even though WIFI was advertised. When I called to tell the manager I was unable to get on line, he was very short with me. We would never stay there again.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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Thank CYNTHIA M
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Additional Information about ANCHORAGE MOTEL

Property: ANCHORAGE MOTEL
Address: 51 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1327
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Bar Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — ANCHORAGE MOTEL 2.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Anchorage Motel Hotel Bar Harbor
ANCHORAGE MOTEL Bar Harbor, Maine

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