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Featured Motels in Bar Harbor

White Birches Motel
2.5 out of 5
17 Thorsen Rd, Hancock, ME
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The price is $70 per night from Apr 5 to Apr 6

Conveniently located near the ski slopes, this Hancock motel is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from L.L. Bean Shopping Outlet and within 9 mi (15 km) of Woodlawn Museum and ...

3.7/5Good! (523 reviews)

"White Birches Motel was perfect for a budget last minute trip to Acadia area. It's a classic no frills motel. No surprises very dependable. I would stay again."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

White Birches Motel
Eagle's Lodge Motel
2.5 out of 5
278 High Street, Ellsworth, ME
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The price is $85 per night from Mar 10 to Mar 11

Situated in Ellsworth, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Birdsacre Sanctuary and L.L. Bean Shopping Outlet. Ellsworth City Hall and Ellsworth Public Library ...

4/5Very Good! (226 reviews)

"Very reasonably priced hotel. Due to Covid issues, there was neither clock nor coffeepot in the room, but coffee was available round the clock by going to the breakfast room. Room was very clean and comfortable. There was some obvious minor repairs being dine in the hallway (new trim being installed) ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2020

Eagle's Lodge Motel
Isleview Motel and Cottages
2 out of 5
1169 Bar Harbor Rd., Trenton, ME
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Situated in Trenton, this motel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Acadia National Park and within 9 mi (15 km) of Wild Acadia Fun Park and Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf. ...

4.1/5Very Good! (600 reviews)

"I liked that there was a fire pit and that it was closed to Acadia National Park. Plus there were good places to eat and a winery just down the road as well."…"

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

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Bar Harbor Motel
2.5 out of 5
100 Eden St, Bar Harbor, ME
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Situated near the airport, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History, Acadia National Park, and Bar Harbor Whale Watching. ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (468 reviews)
Best motel I've stayed at

"We stayed here while we were climbing around Acadia National Park and they have trails in the back yard to some of the spots. Super clean rooms. The staff was nice and very helpful with any information we needed."…"

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2020

Bar Harbor Motel
Atlantic Coast Inn
2 out of 5
200 High Street, Ellsworth, ME
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The price is $88 per night from Mar 9 to Mar 10

Located in the heart of Ellsworth, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of L.L. Bean Shopping Outlet, Birdsacre Sanctuary, and Downeast Scenic Railroad. Grand ...

3.9/5Good! (300 reviews)
Great little Inn!

"My husband and I recently stayed here for 2 nights. Customer service was excellent. Received a non-automated text to confirm with contactless check-in information. The room was small but very clean and re-modeled. Great price and close enough to get to acadia and bar harbor. Honestly, it was nicer ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

Atlantic Coast Inn
The Colony Cottages
2 out of 5
20 Route 3, Hulls Cove, Bar Harbor, ME
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Situated on the beach, this motel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Hulls Cove Visitor Center and within 3 mi (5 km) of Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf and George B. Dorr ...

4.1/5Very Good! (572 reviews)

"It was right on the water, so we were able to watch the sunrise every morning. The owners were very helpful with our questions. The location right on Route 3 made it super easy to get around. I definitely want to go back!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2020

The Colony Cottages
Belle Isle Motel
2 out of 5
910 State Highway 3, Bar Harbor, ME
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Situated near the airport, this motel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Garland Farm and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf. Acadia National Park and Hulls ...

4/5Very Good! (997 reviews)

"No frills, but clean, friendly, and very quiet! We would definitely stay here again"…"

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

Belle Isle Motel
Edenbrook Motel
2.5 out of 5
96 Eden St, Bar Harbor, ME
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Situated by the sea, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History, Acadia National Park, and Bar Harbor Whale Watching. Village ...

4.2/5Very Good! (64 reviews)

"We where very happy with our stay. The staff was nice and the king size bed was very comfortable. For the cost it was excellent, This is a basic hotel and not a high end resort which was perfectly fine with us as it was reasonably priced for the area. We would definitely stay here again ."…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Edenbrook Motel
Eden Village Motel & Cottages
2.5 out of 5
986 State Hwy 3, Bar Harbor, ME
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Situated near the airport, this motel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Garland Farm and 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from Acadia National Park. Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf is 3.1 mi ...

4.1/5Very Good! (81 reviews)

"Very quaint cottages. A little pricey for the size of the cabin but otherwise very nice. Would definitely consider staying again"…"

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2019

Eden Village Motel & Cottages
Acadia Sunrise Motel
2 out of 5
952 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME
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Situated by the ocean, this motel is 3.9 mi (6.3 km) from Timber Tina's Great Maine Lumberjack Show and within 16 mi (25 km) of Bar Harbor Whale Watching and ...

4.1/5Very Good! (190 reviews)

"Great place to stay just outside of Acadia National Park."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Acadia Sunrise Motel
Acadia Pines Motel
2.5 out of 5
389 ME-3, Bar Harbor, ME
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Situated in Bar Harbor, this motel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Hulls Cove Visitor Center. Acadia National Park ...

3/5 (13 reviews)

"it was very quaint. the staff was very friendly and helpful. It worked well for our stay in Bar Harbor."…"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2020

Acadia Pines Motel
Park Entrance Oceanfront Motel
15 Ocean Dr, Bar Harbor, ME
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Nestled on the beach, this Bar Harbor motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Hulls Cove Visitor Center, Acadia National Park, and Bar Harbor Whale Watching. Village ...

2.7/5 (3 reviews)
Beware

"We checked into this motel on August 31. The loose railing covered with peeling paint and other signs of disrepair left us wary, and we were not surprised by the condition of the room: unvacuumed around the edges, mildew on tub enclosure, trash left by previous tenant, and drapes half hanging off ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2008

Park Entrance Oceanfront Motel
Sunnyside Motel & Cottages
2.5 out of 5
1441 State Highway 3, Bar Harbor, ME
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Situated in Bar Harbor, this motel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Acadia National Park and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Garland Farm. Kisma Preserve and Pirate's Cove Adventure ...

4.2/5Excellent! (193 reviews)

"The property was far enough away from the road to keep the noise down. Cute cabins and rooms, rustic. Shower is a little small but then again I am a little big so... Bed was pretty firm, I prefer a softer bed. Plenty of room to spread out and nice porch with chairs to sit outside and enjoy the fresh ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2020

Sunnyside Motel & Cottages
Acadia Gateway Motel
2 out of 5
329 Bar Harbor Road, Trenton, ME
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Situated near the airport, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Trenton Health Center and Wild Acadia Fun Park. Kisma Preserve and Timber Tina's Great Maine ...

3.7/5Good! (206 reviews)

"Nice place to stay. Half an hour from acadia park. Chris the house keeper did a great job cleaning our room daily and providing fresh towels and soap. We didn't recieve shampoo so bring your own"…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Acadia Gateway Motel
Anchorage Motel
2.5 out of 5
51 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, ME
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Situated near the beach, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of St. Saviour's Church and Village Green. Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor Whale Watching are ...

3.8/5Good! (362 reviews)

"Great location and a spacious room. We brought our dog with us and it was a perfect place to stay to be able to walk into the town and go hiking in the park."…"

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2021

Anchorage Motel
Bar Harbor Villager Motel- Downtown
2 out of 5
207 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME
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Located in the heart of Bar Harbor, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Village Green and Agamont Park. Bar Harbor Whale Watching and Bar Harbor Historical ...

4.3/5Excellent! (567 reviews)

"Excellent staff, went out of way for a special request. Clean, great location."…"

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2020

Bar Harbor Villager Motel- Downtown
Highbrook Motel
2 out of 5
Rt 3 - 94 Eden St, Bar Harbor, ME
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Situated in Bar Harbor, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Bar Harbor Whale Watching, Kebo Valley Golf Club, and Shore Path. Agamont Park and Village Green ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (332 reviews)

"Really great no-touch service. Super close to Acadia and Bar Harbor."…"

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

Highbrook Motel
Gallagher's Travels Bar Harbor Motel & Cabins
2.5 out of 5
122 State Highway #3 (122 ME-3), Bar Harbor, ME
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Situated in Bar Harbor, this motel is 1.1 mi (1.9 km) from Hulls Cove Visitor Center and within 9 mi (15 km) of Village Green and Cadillac Mountain. Thunder ...

4.3/5Excellent! (266 reviews)

"it was exactly what we were looking for on our long weekend getaway. Clean, simple, and close but not in the middle of everything. navigating through and parking with a truck was difficult but not impossible. We would def stay here again!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

Gallagher's Travels Bar Harbor Motel & Cabins
Bar Harbor Motel
100 Eden St, Bar Harbor, ME
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Situated in Bar Harbor, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History, Acadia National Park, and Bar Harbor Whale Watching. Village ...

Bar Harbor Motel
The Homestead Motel
2 out of 5
143 Bucksport Road, Ellsworth, ME
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Situated in Ellsworth, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Woodlawn Museum, Ellsworth Public Library, and Ellsworth Historical Society. Ellsworth City Hall and ...

2.4/5 (128 reviews)

"Close to Acadia but quite quiet. We liked the owners."…"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2019

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Bar Harbor Inn

Bar Harbor Inn

3 out of 5
1 Newport Drive, Bar Harbor, ME
The price is $119 per night from Mar 19 to Mar 20
4.5/5Wonderful! (315 reviews)
Fall getaway.

"Ocean view was amazing and to see the sun rise is a wonderful experience to watch. The Bar Harbor Inn is an excellent place to stay. The Fall foliage of gold surrounding the area is beautiful. The restaurant is excellent."…"

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2020

Bar Harbor Inn
Acadia Hotel-Downtown

Acadia Hotel-Downtown

3 out of 5
20 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, ME
The price is $119 per night from Mar 9 to Mar 10
4.7/5Exceptional! (435 reviews)

"Absolutely clean and cozy, excellent location. Everything was great"…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2021

Acadia Hotel-Downtown
Hampton Inn Ellsworth/Bar Harbor

Hampton Inn Ellsworth/Bar Harbor

2.5 out of 5
6 Downeast Hwy, Ellsworth, ME
The price is $107 per night from Mar 20 to Mar 21
4.6/5Wonderful! (682 reviews)

"Very clean. Staff was great! Beds are comfy. Location is very handy."…"

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2021

Hampton Inn Ellsworth/Bar Harbor
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Bar Harbor Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You can select from 21 low-priced motels in Bar Harbor among the more than 551 hotels and other lodging choices. These less expensive accommodations can help you save some cash when compared with traditional hotels, which have more amenities but ones you may never use.

When you save on your room price, you can enjoy more of the attractions in Bar Harbor. Top sights include Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor Whale Watching.

Fun fact: Motels in the U.S. boomed after World War II with the popularity of car travel and road trip vacations, peaking in the 1960s with over 60,000 properties. With a stay at a motel, you'll often have access to your room directly from the parking lot.

Below are a few of Expedia customers' recommended Bar Harbor motels to choose from:

Bar Harbor Motel

  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor Whale Watching.
  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.

Belle Isle Motel

  • Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities like cable TV.
  • It's located within a short 6-minute drive of Acadia National Park.

White Birches Motel

  • Enjoy access to the coffee in the lobby, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
  • If driving, you'll be within 26 minutes of Acadia National Park.

Atlantic Coast Inn

  • You'll be located within 25 minutes of Acadia National Park by car.
  • Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities like a flat-screen TV.

Bar Harbor Villager Motel

  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor Whale Watching.
  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

What to Do in Bar Harbor

As you explore the area, you can check out the bustling port and take time to enjoy the seafood restaurants. Those who've visited Bar Harbor speak highly about the seaside, parks, and bars.

Must-see local attractions include:

  • Acadia National Park
  • Bar Harbor Whale Watching

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • Agamont Park
  • Shore Path
  • Village Green

These are some attractions the whole family can enjoy:

  • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf
  • Wild Acadia Fun Park

Bar Harbor is also known for its:

  • Boating
  • Tours

Best Time to Visit Bar Harbor

Decide when you'd like to visit Bar Harbor by looking over the seasonal weather details below:
  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 47° F and nighttime temperatures average 11° F
  • April-June: 80° F is the daytime average and 30° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 82° F and nighttime averages are around 46° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 64° F during the day and 16° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 1.85 inches in a year

How to Get to Bar Harbor and Around the Area

Bar Harbor Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor) Airport 8.6 mi (13.9 km)
Bangor, ME (BGR-Bangor Intl.) Airport 41.7 mi (67.2 km)
Rockland, ME (RKD-Knox County Regional) Airport 49.5 mi (79.7 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Bar Harbor?
Because you’ll save on your room, you can make the most of what Bar Harbor has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Whale Watching, and Village Green.
What is a motel?
Motel properties often include free parking, and many have outdoor pools. Often one or two stories tall, motel properties usually have outdoor access to guestrooms from the parking lot. The term “motel” was conceived in 1925 in San Luis Obispo, California by the owner of the Milestone Mo-Tel.
What are the best motels in Bar Harbor?
White Birches Motel: If driving, you’ll be within 14 minutes of Acadia National Park. Enjoy access to the 24-hour front desk, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Isleview Motel and Cottages: Free WiFi, a free area shuttle, and coffee in the lobby are available during your stay. It’s located within a quick 1-minute drive of Acadia National Park. Bar Harbor Motel: Enjoy access to the seasonal outdoor pool, and freebies including breakfast and WiFi. Stay within a 5-minute drive of Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor Whale Watching. Belle Isle Motel: It’s located within a short 5-minute drive of Acadia National Park. A seasonal outdoor pool, laundry facilities, and coffee in the lobby are available during your stay. Atlantic Coast Inn: If driving, you’ll be within 13 minutes of Acadia National Park. Enjoy access to the free WiFi and free parking, as well as room amenities like a private yard.
How many motels should I expect to find in Bar Harbor?
You can select from 23 low-cost motels in Bar Harbor.
What can I do in Bar Harbor?
As you’re exploring the area, check out the bustling port and enjoy the scenic seaside. Those who visit Bar Harbor love the parks, seafood restaurants, and bars. Some popular places to visit include Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Whale Watching, and Village Green. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Agamont Park, Shore Path, and Cadillac Mountain. You’ll find these family-friendly attractions: Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf, Wild Acadia Fun Park, and George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History.
What's the seasonal weather like in Bar Harbor?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so we’ve gathered some data about year-round temperatures in Bar Harbor to help you plan yours. The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 65°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 27°F. The snowiest months in Bar Harbor are January, December, February, and March, with each month seeing an average of 8 inches of snowfall.
What are my options for getting around Bar Harbor when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about local transportation options in Bar Harbor to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Bangor Intl. Airport (BGR), which is located 41.7 mi (67.2 km) away. Otherwise, look for flights into Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), which is 8.6 mi (13.9 km) away. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.

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