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Twilite Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I booked last minute and not much was available. I was a little apprehensive about the location being on the road and traveling alone. I was surprised that the owners were very friendly and attentive. I felt safe and comfortable.

Thank AmericanHK
Providence, Utah
Reviewed 4 November 2016

If Route 66 is the "Mother Road", Route 1 is pushing for the title. Route 1 runs 2400 miles from Key West, Florida along the eastern coast to Fort Kent at the Canadian border in Maine. This road allowed people to tour better than ever before. This motel was built in 1955 to accommodate these tourists. We found this motel...

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing little gem on our way to Acadia National Park. The owners are so friendly and have so much local information and recommendations to share. The breakfasts were delicious (best home made blueberry muffins I've ever tasted), the rooms rustic and full of character - but are clean. We spent two nights here and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Brian and...

1Thank Sarah T
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Operated by a charming, interesting and very hospitable couple. Have stayed there several times and have always been welcomed heartily and well cared for. Continental breakfast is fine. A well-maintained 50s and 60s style motel.

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1Thank stevepJ6794KL
Renton, Washington
Reviewed 30 October 2016

It was a little pricey, but the room was clean and it fit our needs perfectly. The owners were very sweet. We'll probably be back again, and we recommend the place whole-heartedly. It's a true Mom-and-Pop place and we need to support businesses such as the Twilite.

Thank Rodney & Ja... R
Portland, Maine
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I had to be in Ellsworth for a business trip during the summer and booked the Twilite because of other reviews. The motel is older but they keep it really clean (which to me is important). I don't eat breakfast but the coffee was excellent. I definitely will stay there next time that I am in town

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1Thank who_ami1950
Red Bank, New Jersey
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Didn't expect much after reading reviews but having made last minute plans to visit the area, I had no choice. Reading that it was "clean" was utmost important. When we arrived we met the owner who was very pleasant and informative. That day it had poured and when we walked in the room, it had an odor which I attributed...

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twilite, Owner at Twilite Motel, responded to this review

Very sorry that you did not have a good stay with us. However sewage backups are a fact of life. They become more frequent as people flush wet-wipes down the toilets even though we put signs in the rooms to ask our guests not to do so. We did our best to accommodate the guest by offering another room and...

Troy, MI, United States
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Came from Michigan to visit Acadia National Park and spent the night here. This place is special. It appears that Chuck and Ariela Zucker moved up from Connecticut, bought a classic old roadside motel, and determined to squeeze the absolute best out of it. It is simple but elegant. Has as many amenities as can be crammed into such a...

1Thank Charles L
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed 15 October 2016

My husband and I loved this little motel. The management was friendly and helpful with tidbits of information to make our stay in the area extra nice. The room was such a nice change from the cookie cutter chain hotels, I loved the beamed ceilings! The room was comfortable and very clean. Being just outside of town, it was quiet...

Thank Lorraine S
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I recently spent five nights at the Twilite. As per the reviews we had read prior to booking, it is a Mom & Pop motel. Our room was both large and clean. A little dated, but comfortable. The owner, Chuck, was very personable and was helpful as far as suggesting things to do, restaurants, etc. We really...

1Thank Carol M

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Additional Information about Twilite Motel

Address: 147 Bucksport Rd, Rt. 1 and 3, Ellsworth, ME 04605-2732
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Ellsworth
Price Range: $114 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Twilite Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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Twilite Motel Ellsworth, Maine
Twilite Hotel Ellsworth
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Ellsworth
#2 Romantic Hotel in Ellsworth
#5 Family Hotel in Ellsworth
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“Continental breakfast is outstanding.”
446erikw, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the back to be away from the road. Still it is in a quiet area just outside of Ellsworth.”
JoyE496, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The deluxe rooms were just a little more money and they were situated in a quiet place and looked larger.”
286gayleb, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are ground level”
josepha3332016, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Quieter rooms are available at the back. Some traffic noise but if you have the window closed or the a/c on, it is fine.”
tocanada2, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
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