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Stonington, ME
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here quite a few times in the past. We liked to stay because the previous owners really supported the area, and provided rooms at very good rates to local people during power outages or family emergencies. It was always very friendly and felt like home. Now under new management, it is more expensive, there are no coffee... More 

Thank Katherine L
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This motel is older but priced accordingly. The room was clean and had lots of space. No breakfast or WiFi but a frig and microwave in the room. Coffee was available all day in the lobby. Our room was in the front but we did not hear road noise.

Thank Chris M
Columbia, South Carolina
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1,269 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 510 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The sign out front displays an $89 rock bottom rate, which is low for the busy national park gateway town of Ellsworth. We arrived late in the day and without a reservation, so we were glad to get a double for $119, tax included. We got room 227, which is a spacious, very quiet room at the end of the... More 

Thank Citallwic
Mapleton, Maine
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Booked weeks in advance, got the wrong room and got charged for two rooms. The refund on our card won't happen until a week from now, after our vacation. They didn't just refund us the difference. Also, the communication between the workers and the managers/bosses is horrible and nobody had any clue how to fix anything. I would not recommend... More 

Thank pintohorse24

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Plano, Texas
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Colonial Inn, and we were disappointed in the room condition. This place needs to be remodeled! The ceiling tiles over the shower were dirty and looked like mold was growing on it. Who knows what is in the carpet!! The room decor is out-of-date by about 50 years. I realize there is a room type for... More 

Thank sjb316
Oldsmar, Florida
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573 reviews
72 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 321 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Got a good rate dropping in our first nite in maine $91 +/- with the taxes. Room was in back. Left to see Bar Harbor and returned to find another couple in room we'd been given key for!? Upgraded to larger room that was quiet and bed comfortable enough. Internet worked, fridge available. This is no frills, but beats BarHarbor... More 

Thank Wanderlassie
1 review
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Booked two months in advance and was not disappointed! Super clean rooms and comfortable beds! The pool was amazing and they even provided "noodles" for relaxing in the pool! Close to everything but not noisy! Good coffee in the lobby. Will definetly go back.

Thank Francine K
1 review
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Positives: efficient check-in, the room was clean and quiet, with adequate a/c and wifi. Pillow wasn't too fat. Firm mattress. Negatives: overpriced. Our suite did not appear "newly renovated" as the sign promised, unless fresh caulk counts. Dinky bathroom, have to lean over the tub to close the door. Towels were small and thin. The "fitness room" appeared to be... More 

Thank Doug H
Southbury, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Everything was clean and comfortable, staff very friendly and helpful everything worked and the coffee was also good. New equipment in the fitness area and its close to everything in town. Now about there pool. Worth the stay just for the heated pool.

Thank Richard K
Staten Island, New York, United States
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75 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Some rooms are still to be renovated and may have strong odor of a cleaner. Pool is very nicely temp controlled. Some rooms have a kitchenette which came in handy. Most have a fridge. About 35 minutes away from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park.

Thank loched

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Colonial Inn

Address: 321 High St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-2503
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Ellsworth
Price Range: RM473 - RM496 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Colonial Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 67
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Colonial Motel Ellsworth
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“Don't go here...”
 of 5 bubbles pintohorse24, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“115 was just past front desk near ice machine but was quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Wanderlassie, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Second level is super quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 420francinek, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I would think there all good. even commented to the front desk that it was so quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles RichardK80, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Go somewhere else! I wish I had taken photos.”
 of 5 bubbles MissVJ16, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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