Mount Desert Street Motel

68 Mount Desert StreetBar Harbor04609USA
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About Mount Desert Street Motel

Located in the Bar Harbor area of Mount Desert Island, the Mount Desert Street Motel is a family owned and operated motel with complimentary parking and free Wi-Fi.

This motel has 12 rooms, each one featuring two double XL-size beds. All rooms are en-suite and offer amenities such as flat-screen TVs, coffee makers, safes, and irons/boards. Microwaves and fridges are also provided.

Facilities at the Mount Desert Street Motel include luggage storage and designated smoking areas. Children are welcome at this property. Under 12s stay free and extra beds and cots are available on request. Pets are not permitted.

Dining options in the Bar Harbor area include Jordan’s Breakfast & Restaurant, the Route 66 Restaurant, and the Fish House Grill.

The Mount Desert Street Motel lies half a mile from the Natural History Center, one mile from the edge of the Acadia National Park, and six miles from the Sols Cliff Overlook.


68 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME, 04609, USA
Telephone: +1(207)2888300 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel safe
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Room safe
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Convenient central location

One of the most frequently noted highlights of this property is its location. Guests have found the motel centrally located and within easy reach of shopping and dining as well as the beach and national park. The free Island Explorer bus helps you get around the area easily.

Clean and well equipped rooms

The rooms here typically attract positive feedback from guests. The accommodation is generally described as clean and comfortable. Plus, guests have found the rooms are equipped with a reasonable selection of amenities. Guests have appreciated having a fridge and microwave.

Excellent hospitality

Previous guests have been extremely positive about the standard of service offered here, consistently describing the family who runs the motel as friendly and welcoming. Guests have also mentioned that the hosts are happy to offer local area tips and dining recommendations.

Negative Reviews

Rooms appear a little dated

Although the rooms here were refreshed in 2015, guests still tend to find the accommodation is rather dated in appearance. That said, this is a cosmetic issue more than anything else and, to be fair, the decor is fairly standard for a property of this type.

No on-site breakfast

Guests do note the lack of breakfast at this motel but do concede that the in-room fridges mean that you can store your own items. Also, there are cafes within a short walk of the property.

Minor issues

Any other reported problems at this Bar Harbor motel are fairly minor. Guests have mentioned that the number of electrical outlets in the rooms is limited as well as finding the en-suite bathrooms are a little on the small side.

Rating Overview

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9.4 /10
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9.4 out of 10 based on 970 reviews