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Highbrook Motel

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

This motel is a wonderful value. It is conveniently located to Acadia National Park and all that Bar Harbor has to offer. The staff is incredible efficient and accommodating in both their electronic and in person communications. The rooms are comfortable, spacious and extremely clean, and the beds are comfortable. I would return and highly recommend.

Thank Shauna K
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent value for money motel. It's a little old fashioned and quirky but it's spotlessly clean with lots of space, a seating area for enjoying breakfast and a separate sink area as well as the one in the bathroom which is useful, along with the large luggage storage area. The bed was huge and was the most comfortable of our...

Thank Hyly20
Farmington, New Mexico
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is a very well-kept 60's style motel with large immaculate rooms, very friendly and helpful staff and a quiet atmosphere. Book ahead as we never saw the "vacancy" sign appear; it is popular for good reason. And the rates are reasonable (for Bar Harbor) compared to other area lodges. They have a take-out breakfast which was wonderful with more...

Thank GCpainter53
Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Maine has delightful motels, the old-fashioned kind run by locals. The Highbrook Motel is one of those special places, but it is much better than you would imagine. The rooms are spacious and nicely appointed, and the owners are attentive to details that you might find at high-end hotels. Breakfast is delicious and ample. What is not to like?

Thank Carol A
Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely love our time at the Highbrook! The only thing I regret is not staying here more than 2 nights. From booking, to check in, to our stay, we have so far enjoyed every minute! The staff when you check in is so helpful and so welcoming. The room is very cozy, and also very welcoming. Love the parking right...

Thank am112016
Clements california
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The rooms were nice size. Beds comfortable and location was great for us. Right in the middle between the park and town. They have a simple breakfast to take to your room. It was a nice morning so we sat out in the chairs.

Thank Sue L
Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We booked this motel based on previous Tripadvisor reviews and we were not disappointed. While the motel is dated, the rooms were spacious and meticulously clean. Our king sized bed was extremely comfortable allowing for a restful nights sleep. The location was perfect, away from the noise of Bar Harbor, but close enough for a quick drive into town. The...

Thank Eatright2014
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The accommodations at Highbrook were great. From the quiet....we were next to the drink cooler which shuts down at ten pm...room to the delicious grab-and-go breakfast. The staff was friendly and helpful in suggesting points of interest. We would definitely stay there again if we get back to Bar Harbor. Judy M.

Thank Judy Murff M
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Highbrook Motel is immaculate! The accommodations are basic but perfectly sufficient if you're going to spend, as we did, 95% of your time outside. The free breakfast "buffet" was a lovely surprise--tasty, nutritious, and filling. The location is within a walking distance of Bar Harbor. Otherwise, we drove. I recommend HM highly.

Thank Svetlana B
Hockessin, DE
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Wonderful place to stay while visiting Acadia National Park. The free LL Bean bus service is a great extra for the entire area. Be sure to visit the mainland part of Acacia on the Schoodic Peninsula. Absolutely beautiful.

Thank nancygmurphy

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: $172 - $324 (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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“Rooms on the upper level (second driveway) appear newer and larger, more room to move around and spread out hiking and running gear.”
 of 5 bubbles danamS3452PD, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent!”
 of 5 bubbles anneC8702LH, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I think every room would be a good one.”
 of 5 bubbles ownzone2, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the front building which gives you easy access to the office and the wonderful breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles 530sherylp, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Doesn't matter. I don't see advantages of one room over another.”
 of 5 bubbles jrleonardfl, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
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