Anchorage Motel Bar Harbor  1 stars

51 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, United States, 04609  show mapSave
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The family Anchorage Motel offers spacious accommodation located close to Frenchman Bay, George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History and Mount Desert Island Oceanarium. Founded in 1977, the hotel underwent a complete renovation in 2007.

It will take you 5 minutes to get to Land Bridge to Bar Island, Village Green and Criterion Theater. Just 10 minutes from the center of Bar Harbor.

15km to the Bar Harbor airport.


The hotel offers 50 rooms. All of them feature Wi-Fi, cable TV, a work desk, individual climate control and a telephone.


Breakfast is served in the bar each morning. At the restaurant seafood dishes are served.


Aside from 24-hour reception and a wake up service, guests can also make use of a vending machine, free parking and a designated smoking area.


The hotel's activities include whale watching and golf.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Free Public hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2007.  Number of rooms   50.

City Center Bar Harbor - 1400 ft
Airports Bar Harbor (BHB) - 8.8 mi, Bangor International Airport (BGR) - 41.9 mi
Restaurants Cafe This Way - 800 ft, Grumpy's Whale Watch Cafe - 500 ft
Parks Agamont Park - 1400 ft
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  • Free parking
  • Pets allowed
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Vending Machines
  • Designated smoking area
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Golf
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Cable TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone



from  2 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 4 may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions
    • Coastal Kayaking Tours
      700 ft
    • Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School
      700 ft
    • Bark Harbor
      700 ft
    • Music Bar
      700 ft
    • Cadillac Mountain Sports
      1000 ft
    • Bar Harbor Music Festival
      1000 ft
    • Our New England
      1000 ft
    • Arcady Music Festival
      1000 ft
    • Atlantic Climbing School
      1000 ft
    • Carmen Verandah
      1000 ft
    • National Park Sea Kayak Tours
      1000 ft
    • Willis Rock Shop
      1000 ft
    • Bar Harbor Gift Shop
      1000 ft
    • Acadia and Bar Harbor Tours
      1400 ft
    • Kind Cycle
      1400 ft
    • Bayside Trading Co.
      1400 ft
    • Island Imports Ltd
      1400 ft
    • Ben and Bills Chocolate Emporium
      1400 ft
    Popular areas
    • City Center
      1000 ft
    • Bar Harbor Historical Society
      400 ft
    • Birdsnest Gallery
      700 ft
    • Evergreen Pottery Gallery
      700 ft
    • Eclipse Gallery
      700 ft
    • Island Artisans
      1000 ft
    • Argosy Gallery
      1000 ft
    • Spruce Grove Gallery
      1000 ft
    • MY Maine Bag
      1400 ft
    • Flounder Society Gallery
      1400 ft
    • Bar Harbor Whale Museum
      1400 ft
    • Criterion Theatres, Inc.
      1000 ft

    Local Attractions

    • George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History
      1.1 mi
      105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor
    • Frenchman Bay
      1.5 mi
      Bar Harbor, ME
    • Mount Desert Island Oceanarium
      2.8 mi
      Route 3, Bar Harbor
    • Grindstone Neck of Maine
      6.1 mi
      311 Newman St, Winter Harbor
    • Abbe Museum
      6.6 mi
      26 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor

    Near the hotel

    • Bar Harbor Historical Society Museum
      400 ft
      33 Ledgelawn Avenue, Bar Harbor
    • Little Sister's Creative Youth Studio
      900 ft
      47 Rodick Street, Bar Harbor
    • Agamont Park
      1400 ft
      Main Street / West Street, Bar Harbor
    • Shore Path
      1700 ft
      begins at the Town Pier, Bar Harbor

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Cafe This Way

      73% likes this, based on 899 reviews

      800 ft
      14 1/2 Mount Desert St

      Phone: 207-288-4483

    • Grumpy's Whale Watch Cafe

      71% likes this, based on 43 reviews

      500 ft
      52 Greeley Ave

      Phone: 207 288-3517

    • Side Street Cafe

      73% likes this, based on 738 reviews
      Cuisine: Pub
      Price Range: USD 8 - USD 25

      900 ft
      49 Rodick Street

      Phone: (207) 801-2591

    • Mama DiMatteo's

      71% likes this, based on 163 reviews
      Cuisine: Italian

      700 ft
      34 Kennebec Pl

      Phone: 207-288-3666

    • Lazy Lobster

      84% likes this, based on 54 reviews
      Cuisine: American

      800 ft
      16 Mount Desert Street

    Anchorage Motel Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Anchorage Motel

    Average guest rating

    out of 10
    Very good
    Based on 38 reviews

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    Individual guest reviews

    • Older travelers

      it is close to the water front

      it has no continental breakfast. it is overpriced for what it is. no shampoo, no hair dryer, nothing fantastic

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      it was clean, within walking distance to town, friendly personel, helpful with any questions we had.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      the place,the location in the village, the comfort, very clean.

      we had to pay extra for the fridge and the microwave. no hair drier.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      The staff was great.

      Hard to sleep due to noisy people above us.

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      Good location and value for the money

      Rooms are getting dated and aging infrastructure

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      Location--easy walk into town & waterfront. Staff recommended Cafe This Way for breakfast & we enjoyed it so much we went again our second morning-- unusual for us not to try somewhere different each day. Would definitely stay there again due to location.

      Paneling on walls might have contributed to the mustiness of the room. Yes, it seemed "old" but the beds were comfortable & linens clean & we rarely spend time in our room anyway.

      • Average rating
    • Group of friends

      I was most impressed with the friendliness and helpfulness of each staff member we encountered. I would go back again solely because of this.

      • Average rating
    • Single

      Walkable to center of town, excellent staff, clean

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      Location. Close to the shops and ocean side. Quiet spot.

      The room could have been cleaner. Hair in shower when we arrived. Furniture dusty.

      • Average rating
    • Group of friends

      I truly believe it is American owned. I haver personally never stayed in a foreign-owned facility this clean. They take good care of and maintain an older facility. The bathrroms were nicer than a lot newer chains (Motel 6, Budget 8, etc) that I have stayed in recently.

      The office does not open early enough for coffee for us early birds

      • Average rating
    • Single

      The location, the price, the friendliness of the staff

      very simple, rooms still needed airing but it was early in the season. Perhaps a thin curtain besides the light-blocking curtain would help make the room more friendly during the day

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      clean, comfortable place to sleep, in a very convenient location. Very helpful and friendly staff compensated for lack of"fancy amenities". Will recommend and will stay here again.

      This older building permits noise from rooms above (we were on lower level)

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      beds not comfortable and too much noise from motercyle people outside

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      I like the location. It is not great as far as the rooms are concerned - stuck in the 60'S. However , the price is reasonable, the location great and they are pet friendly. I have stayed there several times due to the above. Needs major upgrading but you get what you pay for !

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    • Single

      I arrived late (7 pm), and they taped the key to their door, but no one was in the office.

      it would have been nice to have the wireless password available in the room....

      • Average rating
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