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Cromwell Harbor Motel
Ranked #22 of 41 Hotels in Bar Harbor
Certificate of Excellence
Virginia
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
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“Cromwell Harbor”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

I spent six nights here during the first week of October. The exterior is very clean and attractive with flowers and window boxes and plenty of parking. I had a very quiet second floor end unit with a large porch and a couple of chairs. It is on the outskirts of Bar Harbor and about a 20-min walk to the center of town. It's also very conveniently located for exploring Acadia.

The room was quite large with plenty of closet space and additional storage in a dresser. It's nice to have a fridge and microwave so you can keep a few things in the room and not have to eat out all the time. A small table, flat screen TV, and ceiling fan round out the room. My only complaint is with the mattress which was extremely firm.

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Jacksonville, FL
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

Stayed in late Sept early Oct. The room was very, VERY nice, large, ceiling fan, large flat panel TV and a frig and microwave. My building was behind the main building The sliding glass doors seem like a cool thing, but you hear them every time anyone in the building comes and goes. If it's early in the morning, you'll be woke up. Be aware of the towel rack between the shower and the sink. I nearly knocked my head into it, so I put a towel on it to remind me it was there. The wifi works, but I had to stay close to the door. The bed is very comfortable and you don't hear any traffic. I had a car to drive, but it you're walking from town it's quite a walk.

Room Tip: I'd recommend staying in a building without the sliding glass doors. They're loud - you hea...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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Dearborn, Michigan
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Reviewed October 10, 2012

We have stayed at the Cromwell Harbor Motel for 30 years, and would not consider any other place to spend our week long vacations in Maine. It has a quiet ambiance, though close to town center, that we appreciate. The very well-appointed and maintained rooms, the extremely tidy grounds, and the glorious flowers present a haven that we highly recommend.

Room Tip: the excellent management can advise to satisfy your needs
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
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Willis
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Reviewed October 3, 2012

The Cromwell Harbor was a delightful motel. The room was very large, clean, and in excellent repair.. The king size bed was especially comfortable. The Motel was very convenient to "downtown" Bar Harbor - within walking distance of shops, restaurants, and the waterfront. Bar Harbor is one of the nicest, most pleasant places we have ever visited.

Room Tip: King room on 2nd floor was very quiet.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 1, 2012

This was our first time staying at the Cromwell Harbor Motel and we were pleasantly surprised at how nice it is. The room was huge --much bigger than they typical motel room. It was exceptionally clean --which is very important to me. The staff was friendly and helpful. The romm we stayed in was on the second floor --which involved lots of stair climbing to get your luggage in---but once that was done the room was very nice. It had a refridgerator, microwave, and coffee machine. Even the coffee they provided was pretty good. The room had a small balcony that faces the road --but the road is fairly far from the room -- there is a parking lot and lawn area, and some trees before the road comes into view. Plus, the motel is out of the busy area of town --so there is very little noise at night--or even during the day. The room had a table and 2 chairs and also an upolstered chair. The bathroom was bright and clean with modern fixtures--nothing really fancy ---- but nothing to complain about for sure. Since it was September , the rates were off-season and fairly reasonable. In all, I would reccomend this motel. I would like to see the suites with full kitchen---I could see being comfortable there for a longer stay. The wifi worked perfectly, too. Very nice motel in a beautiful town --and the Acadia National Park is a real gem --reason enough to visit and stay a while.

Room Tip: Remember --the top floor has no one above to stomp on the ceiling --but there are lots of steps to c...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Douglassville
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Reviewed October 1, 2012

The Room was more like a bedroom than a hotel room. Large, roomy, great TV, and very clean. with a closet, desk, and a dresser. King size bed and COMFORTABLE! The grounds are well groomed and maintained. We walked into town every day. A couple of blocks from downtown Bar Harbor. About a mile from the hotel to the harbor. No worries about parking in town! We thought it was great. We were able to get in our daily walk and still sight see and play tourist. We were on a 2 week tour of New England and this was our favorite place to stay by far!

Room Tip: comfortable, clean, close to town
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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Reviewed September 25, 2012

We spent 5 nights here and loved it. Great service, beautiful,spacious rooms,and convenient location. The pool area is delightful, as are the grounds. Refrigerator and coffee maker in the room are plusses and wi-fi works really well. We'll definitely be back for another visit.

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: Cromwell Harbor Motel
Address: 359 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1639
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#15 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor
#19 Family Hotel in Bar Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Cromwell Harbor Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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