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Highbrook Motel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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oregon
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent 3 nights at the very clean and comfortable Highbrow Motel. The staff are friendly and competent. The grab-and-go breakfast was high quality and great to take to Acadia Park. It is quite a bargain in this expensive little town. Gringo Greg

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Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This retro styled motel is a gem, less than a mile away from Acadia National Park and close to the shops/restaurants of downtown Bar Harbor. The rooms are spotless and have plenty of modern conveniences. It's a family run business and you can clearly tell they put a lot of love and hard work into the motel . The staff...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had to cancel my reservation. They will not allow parents with very young children to stay. I'm leaving a neutral review because 1. We did not actually stay here, 2. Some people may like a child free motel, 3. Just want to share the info as fairly as possible. I did not see their 'strict maximum occupancy' policy till...

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HighbrookGM, General Manager at Highbrook Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. I'm sorry our policies did not coincide with your needs and we understand your frustration. For a variety of reasons, all of which revolve around ensuring the best possible experience for all of our guests, we strictly enforce our maximum occupancy policy. We do not discriminate or treat children with...

Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 18 April 2017

If you like charming, clean, family owned and operated, and a great value very close to Acadia and Bar Harbor - this is the place for you. If you are not into 'motels' (aka parking right in front of your door, etc) or you need super modern and trendy then this might not be for you. We made reservations directly...

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Bloomington
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Good value for the money is the distinction of this motel. The location is fairly convenient--not too far from downtown Bar Harbor nor to Acadia National Park, even though the motel isn't walking distance to anything except the bayside campus of the College of the Atlantic across the street. We worried that our hillside room (#1) overlooking Eden Street would...

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

I stayed here during the weekend of the Mount Desert Island Marathon and enjoyed my stay very much. The property is family owned and run and their hospitality was welcome after my 7 hour drive to MDI. My room was in the upper level (up the road) but very close to the office. My room was spacious, clean and very...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

A true throwback that was spotless and well-maintained. Super friendly staff and a good location (it's a little far to walk to downtown, but manageable). I loved the front porche and the Formica bathroom counter! Screen doors were also a great touch. Generous breakfast included. Overall, staying here felt that not only were you on vacation, but you were on...

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

This beautifully cared for motel from the 50s was excellent! Our room was huge with a king size bed and dining area, plus there was a breakfast bar in the lobby that was amazing! Containers for everything so you could take it all with you! The hosts were wonderful and helpful and it was a great Maine experience! Also extremely...

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Glencoe Village, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My husband and I do a lot of traveling. My husband booked Highbrook Motel. We were in town for a marathon. From the welcome to the good-bye the staff was warm and friendly. The room was lovely. I felt that everything was super clean and welcoming. I tried to leave the room as nice as I first walked into it....

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We recently visited Bar Harbor and stayed at the Highbrook Motel based on other Tripadvisor reviews. The Highbrook is a 60's-modern motel, so well cared for that I felt like we were stepping back in time to the day it was built. Our room was huge with a king-size bed, dressing area with an ironing board and mini-fridge, a flat...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Highbrook Motel rests on a 3 acre hillside, 1 mile from Downtown Bar Harbor. We are 1 mile from Acadia National Park. You can catch a free seasonal shuttle to town from the motel between 7am-10pm. All rooms are smoke-free and feature A/C, coffee makers, and Wi-Fi. All rooms have refrigerators and we offer complimentary coffee and tea all day. Our "Grab & Go" continental breakfast is also available each morning from 7am-10am. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Highbrook Motel

Address: 94 Eden St, Route 3, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1123
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
Price Range: $158 - $321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Highbrook Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Highbrook Hotel Bar Harbor
Highbrook Motel Bar Harbor
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor
#5 Family Hotel in Bar Harbor
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“Walk! Less then a mile to the harbor, shops, restaurants in Bar Harbor.”
DFUpNorth, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the upper level (second driveway) appear newer and larger, more room to move around and spread out hiking and running gear.”
danamS3452PD, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent!”
anneC8702LH, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I think every room would be a good one.”
ownzone2, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the front building which gives you easy access to the office and the wonderful breakfast.”
530sherylp, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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