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Downeast, Maine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was on business in Wasington County and stayed at Motel East. I had an off-season rate which made it a good deal for Eastport. The room was average, but had mini-fridge, microwave, small TV and bidet (??????) that I found odd for a motel Down East. Staff was very friendly and nice. No problems checking in or out. I...

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Bangor, Maine
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The ONLY things this place has going for it is the view and the proximity to nightlife. A strong odor of urine was prevalent in the main room's stained and dampish carpet (maybe the damp was because it gets foggy a lot in Eastport? But eeyew!! with that smell!!???) The chairs were so groady with black stain, the bathroom sink...

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Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Conveniently located near the historic downtown district, this motel offers a great view of the harbor. The room had a microwave and small fridge. Wifi worked well, and the towels were plush. Not high end, but we enjoyed our stay.

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Thank William E
Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

The mattresses were so old and disgusting - absolutely filthy - no words can prepare you for the nastiness of this place. The dirt and dust piled high on base boards and behind bed. Our daughter wanted to sleep in the car. HAD to leave early & forfeit money - really deserves a negative score. God only knows what disease...

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5Thank ChriChriSteves
North Conway, New Hampshire
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This was our first time staying at Motel East and we won't be back. When we entered the room there was an overwhelming smell of stale cigarettes. The beds were only about 6 inches off the ground with no boxspring under the mattress and were probably the most uncomfortable bed I have ever slept on. The curtains were falling off...

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3Thank WMCCUPCAKE
Gardiner, Maine
Reviewed 27 May 2016

The view is great but the digs are awful. My room had no heat (September in Eastport) until I discovered a space heater. There were no instructions and it took me over a half hour to get it started. Furnishings are clearly dated. Wifi did not work as I was not given the code at check-in. There is no service...

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2Thank gr8tbaker2007
Brookline, New Hampshire
Reviewed 6 October 2015

I checked in with my two young children and was met with a horrible cigarette smoke odor upon entering our room. I ended up picking up a plug-in air freshener to try to bear the stench as we had to stay for three nights for a family wedding in town. Each time we were in the room (which was as...

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6Thank BekahAB
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Dirtiest room we have ever stayed in. We have seven images to validate this rating. This facility is known by the locals as poorly managed. Requested accommodations on the first floor and received the large subfloor room. Never again!

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8Thank airehead2
Waterbury
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

I think so many of the bad reviews are people looking for a room at The Algonquin across the bay in St Andrews. Our room was clean, with hardwood floors throughout. We stayed for a week and would stay again in a heartbeat. If you're looking for a big city experience with someone on duty 24/7 there's Saint John or...

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3Thank Bob W
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

This is not the worst motel I've ever stayed in, but certainly not the best. The view from the balcony was great, but like most said, was pretty much the only good part about our room. The entire motel is very outdated, but that could be overlooked if not for the dinginess. The carpet looked to be dirty and the...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Motel East

Address: 23A Water St, Eastport, ME 04631-1529
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Eastport
Price Range: $99 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Motel East Hotel Eastport
East Hotel Eastport
East Motel Eastport
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“There aren't any!”
 of 5 bubbles HilaryD75, 1 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Go elsewhere”
 of 5 bubbles 982andrew, 21 Oct 2014 | Read review
“We enjoyed the left end room at ground level. there is only one balcony devider and neighbor, But all rooms have a great ocean view.”
  • deck veiw of Camabello Island
  • first sunrise in USA!
 of 5 bubbles Traveler2969, 26 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Balcony on the end away from office.”
 of 5 bubbles Joseph_Mitchell, 23 Sep 2013 | Read review
“The second floor is very convenient because it is on the same level as the parking lot in the front of the building so no stairs to climb to get to your room.”
 of 5 bubbles BarbMainer, 29 Jul 2013 | Read review
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