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Edgewater Motel & Cottages

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Princeton, Texas
Reviewed 1 July 2015

The buildings look like they were built in the 40's or 50's. But the inside of the room ( we stayed in number 22), was thoroughly up-to-date, comfortable couch, easy chair, fridge and stove...lots of room to spread out and a terrific view of a tiny bay. Loved it. Book well in advance

2Thank Donald B
Morrisdale, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 June 2015

We stayed in Cottage 7 last week, and it was great! Beautiful view from the cottage, the place was exactly as advertised, and the folks that own it are very help[full and polite. Will stay here again.

1Thank lward54714
Lambertville, New Jersey
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Somehow, the pictures that you see on the website can't do this place justice. It has really nice views of the cove from everywhere. We stayed in the motel, which seems brand new and is right on the water-- and the views couldn't be better. We then stayed in a cabin -- again, great view and great space. This is...

2Thank Birdwatcher1925
New Hampshire
Reviewed 16 June 2015

For our first trip to Bar Harbor, we chose to stay at Edgewater, primarily due to the price. We discovered a whole host of other reasons to stay here, not the least of which was the location and condition of the property. We arrived late afternoon, and Dave checked us in, taking time to review a map of the island...

3Thank Lin603
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Our first trip to Bar Harbor began as a "once & done." Twelve years later, we are annual visitors to David and Jayne's place, and it's like a second home. Clean, welcoming and private. We are close enough to the excitement of Bar Harbor and numerous hiking venues throughout the island. We are quiet enough to enjoy tide pooling by...

4Thank Allergymom50
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Our first stay at the Edgewater was 15 years ago and we’ve been back once, and occasionally twice, each year since then. The Bowdens are the perfect hosts and have always made us feel welcome, as if we were family. The location is convenient, private and quiet. It is a short drive to anywhere on the island and we’ve learned...

4Thank DrKrat
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

My husband and I recently traveled to Mount Desert Island for vacation. Upon checking in, Jayne took the time to go over directions to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. She had great recommendations for trails and restaurants. We stayed in Room 28 in the Motel. It was very clean and spacious. The view was breathtaking. Our room was literally...

1Thank Kelsie R
Cherryville, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 May 2015

I love this place! The motel and cottages are located on a large property overlooking Salisbury Cove. The grounds are very well maintained and have flowers and flowering bushes planted around. The motel rooms and cottages have had makeovers since we were here quite a few years ago. They look really, really good. We stayed in a motel room this...

1Thank rpfwhite
Reviewed 7 May 2015

My daughter and I stayed for four nights and everything was perfect! We stayed in the motel room with the fireplace and balcony. It was so comfortable and very relaxing. The room was spotless and has been updated and you are right on the beach. David and Jayne made us feel at home from the minute we arrived. Bar Harbor...

2Thank Kristy B
Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for the first time and it won't be the last. Our room was spacious and comfortable. We loved the little touches like three pillows on each bed and the two comfy chairs for sitting and reading (or just looking out the window at the view of the cove). Everything was neat and clean and...

1Thank hikr00

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Bar Harbor, Edgewater Motel and Cottages is an all waterfront property with many treasures. Only 2.5 miles from the entrance to Acadia National Park and just enough outside downtown Bar Harbor, allows easy accessibility to all points on Mount Desert Island. Our waterfront cottages, motel, and suites are all beautifully positioned on our private pebble beach nestled on a cove, offering much quiet and serenity after a long day of activity. Each of the selected accommodations are upscale-casual, warm, and inviting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Edgewater Motel & Cottages

Address: 137 Old Bar Harbor Rd., Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
Price Range: $68 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
Edgewater Motel And Cottages Hotel Bar Harbor
Edgewater Hotel Bar Harbor
Edgewater Motel Bar Harbor
Edgewater Motel & Cottages Bar Harbor, Maine
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Bar Harbor
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Bar Harbor
#12 Family Hotel in Bar Harbor
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“any room in motel faces the ocean, some with fireplace and kitchen, some without”
FrankIrene, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We recommend a second floor balcony roof at the edge of the property, next to a forest.”
SonnyBeach1, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We loved cottage #1 but I don't think there's a bad spot on the entire property.”
  • Panorama of cabin 1.
  • Cute little kitchen area. Everything you need!
  • The comfy sitting area in front of the fire.
  • The amazing fireplace!
  • View of room and kitchen area from bed
  • View from cabin 1
  • View from cabin 1
mcobrien, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The cottages are separate and closer to the water.”
  • View from the cottage, very relaxing.
  • View of the cottages.
819RachelB, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“best views and a peaceful place”
ThedanesHoersholm, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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