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The Sanctuary B&B

33 Birch Ave, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1806 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
3 Star accommodation
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30 Sep1 Oct
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

I booked this lodging while spending a few days exploring Acadia. The room was large, clean, and the bed was comfortable. The owners were incredibly warm and kind, going above and beyond to create a truly home-like feel. Breakfast was a large selection of offerings...More

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Response from Kevin B, Owner at The Sanctuary B&BResponded 15 August 2018

Thanks for the comments. Glad to read that you found the room large and clean and that the bed was comfortable. Sounds like you had a great and relaxing time at our place and at Acadia. Here's hoping we see you again soon.

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Room is nothing as shown in photos. No bed frame, no headboard, thin bedding, missing nightstand table, no table lamps, harsh fluorescent lights, no vanity mirror in room. Impossible to get ready or put on make up without being in the bathroom with the tiny...More

Thank thao w
Response from Kevin B, Owner at The Sanctuary B&BResponded 25 July 2018

Unfortunately, we did have an outdated photo in our Airbnb listing for this room, which has prompted a review of our many listings. We have updated the room photo in the Airbnb listing. The outdated photo showed a double bed, which has been upgraded to...More

Reviewed 18 July 2018

We booked a trip to see Acadia NP on July 4th, and didn't book too far in advance, so most (affordable :-)) accommodations were full in Bar Harbor. However, I was happy to find this little place available, in nearby Ellsworth, so we booked two...More

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Response from Kevin B, Owner at The Sanctuary B&BResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We were very happy to be able to give you that free upgrade. FYI, the two rooms your group stayed in are the only two rooms with showers in a separate space from...More

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Basic stay in a renovated Nursing Home. While that seems weird, it is a basic stay with a decent breakfast located right in Ellsworth. Good stopping point close to some good downtown eating. Once you get over it being an old nursing home, your stay...More

Thank alishakearns
Response from Kevin B, Owner at The Sanctuary B&BResponded 17 July 2018

We are pleased to read that your stay was great and that you appreciated our attention and kindness.

Reviewed 17 June 2018

We had a lovely stay with friendly, accommodating staff in a clean, comfortable, and quiet room. I was pleased to find a small art workshop in progress during our stay - the walls were covered with original works. More of a small hotel than a...More

Thank lori g
Response from Kevin B, Owner at The Sanctuary B&BResponded 21 June 2018

Lori, thank you for your kind comments. We are pleased that you enjoyed our place.

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The Sanctuary B&B, opened for business in August 2016, is a recently renovated bed & breakfast. Most rooms provide a fridge, microwave, coffee pot, Cable TV, free WiFi, writing desk, one bed, a private bathroom, ...More and a free breakfast. We are located in downtown Ellsworth, Maine, about a half hour from Acadia National Park. Room sizes, bed sizes, and availability vary. Less
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$103 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Ellsworth
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$103 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Ellsworth
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12 May 2017|
Response from Brenda B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry -- I didn't see your question until today. We were there almost a year ago with our Mom. She did well with her walker and we did use a transfer chair with her, which is smaller than a wheelchair. We had no problems... More
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