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Charlottetown, Canada
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We spent one night here as part of our weekend in New England, we were not aware of the scenic view until we arrived. Looking out the window of our room, we had a direct vista of the Narrows Bridge, Olde Fort Knox and the Penobscot River, a postcard right there. The room was clean and modern, the staff friendly...

2Thank TravellerfromPEI
New York, New York
Reviewed 31 July 2016

A simple, clean and pleasant hotel. It is situated right on the river, with a delightful little river walkway just outside, and the small town center just across the street. Room was clean and staff were solid and helpful.

2Thank tonyrnyc
Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Visited friends in nearby Bangor but for some reason all hotels were full so chose this place near the water. Nice location but we only got a room w a view to street and parking area on their main level. Staff was friendly but hotel is old and it shows. It was also expensive for what it was worth, but...

1Thank LoveHuanchaco
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Our room and bathroom were very clean and smelled nice. The windows look out over Fort Knox and the Penobscot Observatory Bridge. It is a fantastic view! With the great view and a jogging trail right out front along the water, I give this hotel a thumbs up if you're looking for a place to stay that is away from...

1Thank JayBee102
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Very basic but very clean. Nice showers and nice beds. I highly suggest the few extra dollars for the view of the bay, the bridge is beautiful. Electric has definitely been redone at some point as there were 7 switches in our 2 queen bed room. Still very acceptable. Continental breakfast is weak, cereal and Englis muffins, but good however...

1Thank lolovacation
TDarling_GM, Owner at Fort Knox Inn, responded to this review

Hey lolovacation! Many thanks for choosing us and for taking the time to do a review! It is greatly appreciated! We appreciate the kind words and are glad you enjoyed yourself! Bucksport is an adorable town (we love it) and you are right, Macleod's is a terrific eating establishment, they take very good care of our guests. We take great...

Scarborough, Maine
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We booked 2 rooms well in advance for our sons graduation from MMA- the morning of the graduation I let the water run for 15 minutes- still ice cold. Called the front desk and was told that's what happens when 40 rooms try to take a shower at once. It happens every year!- Wish we were told even at check...

1Thank mainiac2015
Tim D, Owner at Fort Knox Inn, responded to this review

Mainiac2015: We would like to take a moment and firstly thank you for your business as well as for you taking the time and giving us feedback. We are very sorry regarding the hot water situation and are equally sorry for the staff response (or lack thereof) to your concern! I was away on business when this review came through...

Upstate New York
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Not the newest, most luxurious or fanciest hotel, HOWEVER... very clean, friendly and helpful staff, very well located. Not fantastic breakfast (prepacked danish) but good coffee which is half the battle. Walking distance to several good restaurants, plenty of convenient parking.

Thank QueenCleo9
Tim D, Owner at Fort Knox Inn, responded to this review

Thank you QueenCleo9! You are right and we could not be more proud of our staff, our property or our town! Thanks for your business and for your time and effort in giving feedback..This means a great deal and is reaffirming for us that our vision is being realized! We will look forward to serving you again!

Camdenton, Missouri
Reviewed 17 September 2015

We had a wonderful stay here. We were only there for 1 night but enjoyed it very much. Room was clean and comfortable and staff was very nice and helpful. Nice walk along the water. Would stay here again.

Thank R1682DPkathyw
Tim D, Owner at Fort Knox Inn, responded to this review

Thank you R1682DPkathyw! Thanks for your business and for your time and effort in giving feedback..This means a great deal and we are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us....we will look very much forward to seeing and serving you again on your (hopefully) prompt return!

Schenectady, New York
Reviewed 25 August 2015

We had a very nice say at this Inn. The staff was so helpful and courteous and made us feel like we were good friends instead of just guests. We would recommend this Inn to anyone as a superb place to stay.

Thank billszum
Tim D, Owner at Fort Knox Inn, responded to this review

Thank you billszum! Thanks for your business and for your time and effort in giving feedback..You positive comments mean a great deal and we are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. we will pass these comments on to the staff...they are pretty great!...we will look very much forward to seeing and serving you again soon!

Northampton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 August 2015

As promised in other Trip Advisor reviews, Fort Knox Inn offers an extraordinary small town lodging experience. Reservations and check-in handled well, the rooms are clean and well-stocked, and staff friendly. The Inn is located in downtown Bucksport and on the water, offering stunning views of the Route 1 bridge. Water side is worth the upgrade if you are going...

1Thank SkyKingBoston
Tim D, Owner at Fort Knox Inn, responded to this review

Thank you SO VERY MUCH SkyKingBoston! Thanks for your business and for your time and effort in giving feedback..Your positive comments mean a great deal and we are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. We DO have great staff and our Housekeepers work very hard to keep our property up. You are SOOO right , the views are...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Fort Knox Inn is right in beautiful downtown Bucksport, close to the Maine Maritime Academy, Fort Knox State Park, Penobscot Narrows Observatory & Bridge, and Verso Paper Company. A marina is located directly in front of the property, with a waterside walkway 1/2 mile; and near the Bar Harbour and Acadia National Park. The hotel offers free parking, free high speed internet access, FREE breakfast, snack and soda machines, Colonial-style cherry furnishings, air conditioning, hair dryer and coffee maker. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fort Knox Inn

Address: 64 Main St, Bucksport, ME 04416-4026
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Bucksport
Price Range: $119 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Fort Knox Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 41
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Also Known As:
Fort Knox Hotel Bucksport
Best Western Bucksport
Bucksport Best Western
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“Ask for a room on the river side. Rooms facing parking area can be a bit less quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles tonyrnyc, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Water view for sure! Gorgeous view of the river, bridge and Fort Knox”
 of 5 bubbles QueenCleo9, 22 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Water side has much better views, and is probably quieter than street side.”
 of 5 bubbles SkyKingBoston, 18 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Room with river view”
 of 5 bubbles Picky84, 15 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms with a water view.”
 of 5 bubbles 768virginiac, 14 Aug 2015 | Read review
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