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6 reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I just spent 12 days at the Homestead and was very satisfied.If you're looking to stay somewhere ultra modern with all the wi-fi hook ups and designer decor this isn't for you.If you want a cozy cottage with a comfy bed,clean room and bath with cable TV and lots of hot water where your canine companion is a welcome family... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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61 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

This place is on Buckport road just before it descends into historic downtown Ellsworth. Staying here is like traveling was in the late '50s or early '60s. Don't expect any amenities here. No internet access either, unless you want to stand in the main residence "breakfast nook/office" and do your surfing. The proprietors (Doug and Rachael) are research scientists and... More 

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Edgecomb, Maine
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

We stayed in "cottage" #7 last night. Read the review from 2011 for cottage 7. It hasn't improved. Traveler's photos online are accurate. We thought it was laughable until bedtime-before we saw long black hairs on the sheets along with a live brown spider. My husband thought it should be condemned, my daughter thought it should be donated to the... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 8 January 2016

Yes, this is a low price and not a modern hotel but i think you should consider the Pros. When i pay money i expect more but this hotel was worth it. Pros: 1) LOW price 2) Hotel owner was so nice person to talk to. He baked us and his guests fresh bread for breakfast. 3) Park right outside... More 

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La Jolla, California
2 reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2015

With uneven floor, tiny beds from the 1950's, musty and moldy room with water damages everywhere, false advertising, this motel should not be allowed to operate. Nothing here is up to the code. This place needs to be bulldozed and rebuilt before it can be allowed to open for business. This motel is the worst!

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1 Thank Robin M
1 review
Reviewed 14 October 2015

We searched for an cheap accommodation located near Acadia National Park. Homestead Motel and Cottages satisfied that conditions. Our room was proper and clean and it was perfect for two nights. The owner was really kind and made a nice breakfast for us! There was free WiFi by the reception.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Last weekend, visiting Acadia National Park, I stayed in Homestead Motel and Cottages with 7 other friends. We were looking for the cheapest place to sleep and shower. Expecting the worst after reading a lot of bad reviews, we were surprised to see the clean room and bathroom. The beds were comfortable, there was a heater and the next morning... More 

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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

A clean room at a good price, the outside could use some work but the room is fine, lots of ways to spend three to four times as much if you want to, all we wanted was a clean place to sleep and shower, and that is what we got.

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Watkins Glen, New York
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 August 2015

When we booked this motel, we expected it to be what they had advertised on the website. When we arrived after the check-in time, no one was there. We had to wait 45 minutes for someone to help us check-in. The lawn looked like it had not been mowed in weeks. The landscape and gardening had not been done in... More 

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2 Thank Katelyn S
Coronado, California
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

The place needs to be bulldozed. There is trash and weeds everywhere. The owner is as nice as can be but he needs to put some money into the place. The rooms were not even level. The floors are rotting underneath. It is not convient to the town. You still have to drive. It's on a busy road so if... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Homestead Motel and Cottages

Address: 143 Bucksport Rd, Ellsworth, ME 04605-2732
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Ellsworth
Price Range: $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Homestead Motel and Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Cottages are very quiet,cozy and comfortable,there's a large gravel courtyard that's convenient and an easy clean for the family dog.”
 of 5 bubbles iroamm, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay in one of the cottages, distant from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles magnariderv45, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Go elsewhere”
 of 5 bubbles WilandTil, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles 509robinm, 17 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay here!”
 of 5 bubbles Mosques, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
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