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Trumbull, Connecticut
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised- this was our first time visiting the area and we weren't sure what to expect. No cabins were available but the rooms were large and clean. I loved that my boys (6 and 8) were able to run around outside, ride their scooters and jump in the pool. It was a great environment and you can't...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in a very nice cottage. It was large with a kingsize bed. The bathroom was medium size, but worked for us. We had a great view of the water. There was a very short walk to catch the free shuttles that were extremely helpful in getting around the area. The location worked great for us....

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2Thank Susan F
Marlborough, Massachusetts
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

On one hand, they were nice to us and worked to accommodate us on short notice but on the other hand the place needs some serious sprucing up. The rooms seem like they were not taken care of for many many years and they are about to fall apart. Swimming pool was great !

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1Thank S h
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We liked this hotel based on it's location to Bar Harbor center, Acadia (Hulls Cove entrance) and other parts of the island/Acadia Park. The room was spacious and had new, queen size beds which is perfect compared to the usual double beds...squishy! For those with little ones, there was a bath within the shower. We didn't try the pool since...

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2Thank Ericka D
Lake George, New York
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Kind of a rustic place, probably built is the 1960s and looked like several cabins were renovated. Great front desk lady who was very helpful, but did have a soft voice. The view to frenchmans bay is spectacular!! The beach is great for walks. Acadia park is just down the road and the best of all is you don't have...

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1Thank iliket0hike
Boston
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed one night on a last minute trip the Acadia. As one of a few places with availability we thought we'd give it a try. We'd driven past the Colony hundreds of times before, so I was curious as to the experience as a guest. Situated on Hull'sCove on the North side of Mt Desert Island,...

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3Thank NigelMA
Bangkok
Reviewed 10 August 2016

In summary, the place is average (for the area and what else is available there) in terms of facilities and price. They do have the advantage, if you can call it that, of being farther away from the center of Bar Harbor which means that they will usually have a vacancy even when other places are full. The service from...

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4Thank Mavern
Austerlitz, New York
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Nasty, rude hotel staff. Very dirty bathroom. Bugs and Hair left in sink, toilet and shower. Disgusting. The woman at check in was extremely rude. Acted like we were more of a bother being here than a welcome guest. Luckily we don't have to be here for the whole trip.

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4Thank JOSHUA3215
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 August 2016

While visiting Acadia National Park we had already stayed at a hotel in Ellsworth Maine for $97 a night. We saw the cottages and thought to stop in and check their military and AAA rate. We found for $15 more a night we could stay in a cottage, with a beautiful view of Frenchmans Bay. Although the weather was quite...

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Saint Augustine, Florida
Reviewed 4 August 2016

My children and I stayed there a few weeks ago while visiting Bar Harbor for the first time. It was a very comfortable, quiet and clean place to stay. We were able to settle right in and it had everything we needed. The pool was very nice as well and we had a great time! The staff was also very...

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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about The Colony on Frenchman's Bay

Address: # 20 rr3, Hulls Cove, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor > Hulls Cove
Price Range: $117 - $260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Colony on Frenchman's Bay 2*
Number of rooms: 55
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“Instead of booking online, we talked to the lady over the phone and got a better deal.”
 of 5 bubbles MonikaK850, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are not sound proof in anyway. Unless you want to hear your neighbor breathe do not rent a cottage here”
 of 5 bubbles manda8716, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I don't think you could get a bad cabin, but our #5 was great for two people.”
 of 5 bubbles SDAnnie, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The walls are thin, so if you end up in an A/B unit, expect to hear from the couple in the adjoining unit...or plan on them hearing you.”
 of 5 bubbles 878marcell, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are single motel type rooms, and single and duplex cottages.”
 of 5 bubbles msmor, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
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