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“Very nice, clean and quiet” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Highbrook Motel
Ranked #3 of 41 Hotels in Bar Harbor
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“Very nice, clean and quiet”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2006

Highbrook Motel is a very nice, clean and friendly place to stay. It is not expensive, nothing fancy, but exactly what we needed. We had a good AARP rate at $79 a night at a time when most other places we contacted were asking at least $50 more a night than that (for the same size room). We had a "mini suite" that had an authentic "retro" sitting area (meaning original furniture from the late 60's or 70's) and eating area, a refrigerator, microwave and a king-size bed. The room was immaculate. The office staff were very friendly and helpful. It is an "old fashioned" motel, one where you actually park your car directly outside your motel room in an assigned space. It has two sections, one on the main road, and one behind that, which is a quieter with little traffic. We stayed at the quieter section. It is also extremely convenient to the downtown area and the park.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2005

This mom and pop place is a terrific value at $70 per night with a AAA discount. It's just about a five minute drive from Bar Harbor. The rooms are really large with a huge dressing room/sink area seperate from the shower/tub area. Immaculately clean, comfortable beds, cozy and charming. We have stayed at the Highbrook twice and will stay there when we go back to Bar Harbor. The bus stops directly in front of the motel and runs by this motel every half hour in the day time, and every 15 minutes in the evening. Finding parking downtown is really difficult.
If you're on a budget but want comfort and super clean rooms, this is the place.

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Additional Information about Highbrook Motel

Property: Highbrook Motel
Address: 94 Eden St, Route 3, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1123
Location: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor
#5 Family Hotel in Bar Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Highbrook Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 26
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Highbrook Motel rests on a 3 acre hillside, 1 mile from Downtown Bar Harbor. We are 1 mile from Acadia National Park. You can catch a free seasonal shuttle to town from the motel between 7am-10pm. All rooms are smoke-free and feature A/C, coffee makers, and Wi-Fi. All rooms have refrigerators and we offer complimentary coffee and tea all day. Our "Grab & Go" continental breakfast is also available each morning from 7am-10am. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Highbrook Hotel Bar Harbor
Highbrook Motel Bar Harbor, Maine

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