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Harbor View Motel And Cottages

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The Harbor View Motel and Cottages is a family friendly accommodation that has motel units, efficiencies, and cottages, and is located right on the water just outside of Southwest Harbor. We have a million dollar view overlooking the picturesque harbor and it is walking distance from the village which has many restaurants, cafes, and galleries. Please come visit us.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Smoking rooms available
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Bay View
Great View
Full view
52Somewhat walkable
Grade: 52 out of 100
24Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
2Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews main building bit dated quiet side continental breakfast was great the wi fi bar harbor fourth stay location is great nice balcony rooms are clean small town acadia park yogurt short walk into town classic maine large room english muffin
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

We have been coming here for years. This is an old-fashioned kind of place, in the best sense! There are several different styles of accommodations, all comfortable if not luxurious. It's an easy walk to the village and to Beal's (for lobster). There are very...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank bea0101
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Stayed at this motel years ago and made a note to return. Motel rooms are very spacious and include a separate parlor area. Views are directly onto the harbor. Good location to explore Acadiaand the “quiet side of Mount Desert Island.” Breakfasts are Spartan, but...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank ChicagoBurnham
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

The view and location of this place was phenomenal, but it is in dire need of updating and our bed was very uncomfortable. We loved the outside deck and view of the harbor. Breakfast didn’t offer much.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank maremareUsa
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Comfy out of the way motel with a short walk to other amenities at Southwest Harbor. It was the first time to stay there for us, but many folks come back and I understand why. It’s a great base to then explore Acadia.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank James K
Response from Sedge S, Manager at Harbor View Motel And CottagesResponded 21 September 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review the Harbor View Motel. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit, and I hope you can do it again soon. Sedge Saunders

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Visited here for a long weekend and was not disappointed! The views are stunning, the staff is friendly, and the rooms are clean!! While they were a little dated, everything worked perfectly and was clean. I can’t stress enough how much I loved it here....More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Nicole C
Response from Sedge S, Manager at Harbor View Motel And CottagesResponded 21 September 2018

Thank you for your thoughtful review of the Harbor View Motel. You hit the nail on the head when describing why so many people like to come back. I'm glad you had a pleasant stay, and that you plan on doing it again. See you...More

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Barbara Z
28 October 2016|
Response from Sedge S |
Hello Barbara, We don't expect anyone to plunge the toilet...I'm not sure the circumstances, but maybe the cleaning staff was unavailable or the front desk personnel could not leave the office. I'm certainly sorry for the... More
Room Tips
"Cottages may provide more amenities including kitchen, but views of the harbor are oblique. Best views are..."
28 Oct. 2018
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"They just created a new room out of the old office. It had 2 queen beds and a large bathroom. Really..."
1 Aug. 2018
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"Go for second or third floor in the main building to avoid people walking on your ceiling."
12 Sep. 2017
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"We have stayed on the first and second floors of the main building and both have wonderful views."
29 Aug. 2017
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harbor view motel and cottages hotel southwest harbor
United StatesMaineDownEast and Acadia MaineMount Desert IslandSouthwest Harbor
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