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The Colony Cottages

Bar Harbor motel on beach

  • Free WiFi and free parking

Property renovations and closures

  • This property is closed from April 1 2021 to September 30 2021 (dates subject to change).

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  • Outdoor Pool
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8,6.Fabulous.
  • We spent two nights in the Bar Harbor/Arcadia National Park area and chose the Colony…

    Oct 13, 2020

  • Quaint and clean. We only stayed for one night as we were passing through but the beds…

    Oct 12, 2020

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Quiet
Safe
Convenient
Easy parking
Dining options
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 55 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • On the beach
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Air conditioning
  • Limited hour front desk

For families

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Hair dryer
  • Coffee/tea maker

What’s around

  • On the beach
  • Hulls Cove Visitor Center - 13 min walk
  • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf - 32 min walk
  • George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History - 43 min walk
  • West Street Historic District - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • Acadia National Park - 3.5 mi / 5.6 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Motel Room - 2 Queen Beds, Not Pet Friendly
  • Motel Room- One King Bed and Sofa Bed, Not Pet Friendly
  • One Bedroom Cottage- One King Bed, Not Pet Friendly (No Kitchen)
  • Family Cottage, Kitchen, Not Pet Friendly
  • Family Duplex, Not Pet Friendly
  • Family Duplex, 2 Bathrooms, Pet Friendly
  • Family Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, Not Pet Friendly
  • Family Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, Not Pet Friendly

Location

  • On the beach
  • Hulls Cove Visitor Center - 13 min walk
  • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf - 32 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • On the beach
  • Hulls Cove Visitor Center - 13 min walk
  • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf - 32 min walk
  • George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History - 43 min walk
  • West Street Historic District - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • Acadia National Park - 3.5 mi / 5.6 km
  • Bar Harbor Whale Watching - 3.4 mi / 5.4 km
  • Village Green - 3.4 mi / 5.5 km
  • Bar Harbor Whale Museum - 3.2 mi / 5.1 km
  • St. Saviour's Church - 3.3 mi / 5.2 km
  • Jesup Memorial Library - 3.3 mi / 5.3 km

Getting around

  • Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor) - 15 min drive

At a glance

Size

  • 55 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3:30 PM-9:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs only)*
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*
  • 2 per room
  • Pets must be supervised

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free uncovered onsite self parking
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

Things to do

  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)

Accessibility

  • In-room accessibility

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Small print

Also known as

  • Colony Bar Harbor
  • The Colony
  • The Colony Cottages Motel
  • The Colony Cottages Bar Harbor
  • The Colony Cottages Motel Bar Harbor
  • Colony Motel Bar Harbor

Optional extras

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per pet, per day

Service animals exempt from fees

Policies

For details on pet restrictions and to request pet-friendly rooms, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

The seasonal pool is open from June to September.

Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • This property is closed from April 1 2021 to September 30 2021 (dates subject to change).
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
  • Yes, dogs are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room. There's a charge of USD 50 per pet, per day. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • You can check in from 3:30 PM - 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Express check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Jordan's Restaurant (3 mi), La Bella Vita (3.1 mi), and Paddy's Irish Pub (3.2 mi).
  • Have fun with nearby activities like cycling, hiking, and rock climbing. The Colony Cottages also has a seasonal outdoor pool.
8,6.Fabulous.
  • 8,0.Very good

    I loved my two bedroom cottage. Super quaint and cute. The location to bar harbor city and Acadia park was amazing, super close to everything. The view of the ocean in the morning out of your balcony is best part of stay. The beds were comfortable, the hot water was great, and the rooms were super clean. The sofa bed is not that comfortable and the room had a weird old smell to it, but we lit a fragrance candle and it was fine. If I do come back to Bar Harbor I will definitely stay here again. I loved my stay.

    Venus, 4 night family trip, Oct 7, 2020

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  • 8,0.Very good

    Choosing a cottage

    You basically have a choice between quiet away from Route 3 or a cottage with a fair view of Frenchman’s Bay with traffic noise. We chose the latter which was a mistake. Everything else was fine.

    William, 6 night trip, Oct 7, 2020

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Comfortable cottage in a great location

    The cottage we stayed in had everything we needed and the extra space was perfect for having a take-away dinner due to COVID. The cottage had several windows so was filled with natural light and had a lovely view of the bay across the street. Only a few minutes drive from Bar Harbor made it very convenient but away from the crowds.

    Gillian, 1 night trip, Oct 7, 2020

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Hulls Cove Visitor Center and entrance to Park Loop Road of Acadia National Park are very nearby, and staying here at Hulls Cove gets you away from the chaos that Bar Harbor can be, especially in busy seasons, but puts you much closer than staying in Trenton or Ellsworth. I stayed in the motel and the room was clean and spacious. Friendly helpful office with advice on dining, etc. Would stay here again.

    JulieAnn, 4 night trip, Oct 6, 2020

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    very clean. nice views of the water and trees. We enjoyed our stay here and would stay here again. Great to have a cottage that was not attached to any other

    traveler, 3 night family trip, Oct 6, 2020

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  • 8,0.Very good

    Colony Cottages

    The cottage was spacious, clean, and in a great location. The microwave functioned poorly and the Wifi was very slow.

    christine, 2 night trip with friends, Oct 4, 2020

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Clean and staff very polite. They don’t have tibs and only have showers. Small bathrooms. But i recommend it. Very dog friendly

    Rebecca, 3 night family trip, Oct 2, 2020

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  • 6,0.Good

    This place is all about location. Great spot, easy to get everywhere.

    JohnW., 7 night family trip, Oct 2, 2020

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Cheviot in went great. The room was very clean and cozy. Loved being right by the water.

    Kathi, 2 night trip, Oct 1, 2020

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    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!

    Teri, 3 night trip with friends, Oct 1, 2020

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