Eden Village Motel and Cottages
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Historical Traveler Reviews Eden Village Motel and Cottages Bar Harbor
Wonderful, as always
I have stayed with Eden Village about a half dozen times over the last few years and always find it to be a great place. Bob and Gail are great, the cottages are always clean and well taken care of. You've got to love the little duck pond and it's in a great location for getting to and from both Acadia NP and Bar Harbor.
Eden Village was wonderful and we can't wait to go back!!
Eden Village is a wonderful place to stay. Our cottage was clean, well equipped and comfortable. Our dachshund Tasha was welcomed and she had an excellent time exploring the nature walk and the area around the pond. The fireplace in the cottage was a treat, as was the screened porch, and we enjoyed having a grill just steps from the cottage. The owners are friendly, knowledgable, and made us feel right at home. We hope to return next year. I highly recommend Eden Village!
Planning to return to Eden Village
We stayed for one week in both 2004 and 2003, in one of the cottages. Eden Village is a great value for your money, which is very important to budget minded families like mine.
The cottages were exceptionally clean and very comfortable. The kitchenette was equipped with everything we needed for our vacation meals.
Their location is excellent, right on Route 3, conveniently located to all Mount Desert Island has to offer. The cottages are set back far enough so that we hardly noticed the sound of passing vehicles. I found it to be very quiet and relaxing. We thoroughly enjoyed sitting on the enclosed porches first thing in the morning, and again in the evening after spending the day exploring the Island.
I highly recommend Eden Village. I am planning to stay with them the next time we visit the area.
The Perfect Spot
My wife an I have been vacationing in the Bar Harbor area for years.
We stayed at Eden Village for the first time, two weeks, in July 2004.
We rented one of their two bedroom cottages complete with fire place,
screened-in porch, bar-B-Q, patio table/chairs, cable TV and parking in front of the cottage. The bed was comfortable. The shower had plenty of hot water. The fridge kept things cold and all kitchen appliences worked perfectly, including the coffee maker, and plenty of clean towles. The electric heater puts out lots of heat when you need it for those cold nights. We enjoyed the peace and quiet during our stay at Eden Village with all the comforts of home. If your a smoker, don't worry. There are ashtrays and smoking is permitted inside the screen porch. The town of Ellsworth is just a short drive away for picking up supplies or buying a new car. Eden Village is clean, well maintained and
a pleasent place to stay.
Loved Our Vacation at Eden Village and Bar Harbor
We very much enjoyed our cabin and the hospitality provided by Gail and Bob at Eden Village. Coming from Daytona Beach, Florida, it was just what we hoped a vacation in Maine would be like--friendly people, terrrific fresh seafood, and homemade blueberry pies. We even lucked out with the weather. We were able to see a beautiful sunrise at the top of Cadillac Mountain at 4 a.m. We are definitely going to try to get back to Eden Village again. It was an incredible vacation.
Great Vacation Stay
My sister and I had a great week in June of 2004 while we stayed at Eden Village. The room was so clean and well maintained. The personnel were so helpful and friendly. The back patio for morning coffee and view of the mountains was surely a plus. The location was perfect for getting to Acadia National Park and other places in Maine quickly. I would return to Eden Village any and every time. Kudos to Gail for such a lovely place so well landscaped and maintained.
Gayle LaFleur - LaPorte, Texas.
A very nice place to stay
we are very satisfied with the service. will definitely stay there when we visit Bar Harbor again.
Wonderful place to stay
We were referred by friends who had stayed here, and we were glad for the reccomendation.
I did alot of research myself and found Eden Village to be about the best price-wise for what we were looking at.
The accommodations are modest but very clean and comfortable, which is what we care about. It is also quiet and set back off the road. The staff was very friendly and helped us out when we wanted to stay another night unplanned, even though it meant juggling rooms. They also gave us a good tip on which boat tour to take, which turned out very nice.
It's also very convenient location-wise to both Acadia park and town--I had wondered if it would be better to stay in town, but that would have been quite a bit more expensive and Eden Village worked out fine for us.
Hope you enjoy your time in Maine, we did!
My mother and I needed a few days of what we call "ocean time". Both of us love Acadia and wanted a reasonably priced get-away to reconnect with the beauty of Mount Desert Island. Eden Village met all our needs with a spacious, clean, well-appointed room with a lovely rear deck, adequate kitchenette, and comfotable beds. We found the staff friendly and helpful. The grounds were lovely and scenic. It didn't have that "commercial" feel to it so we felt at home.
I am sure that one or both of us will return there in the near future!
Super-Clean and Family-friendly
Our cottage was just perfect--screened-in porch, fireplace, privacy. Everything was very, very clean. The kitchen was well-stocked. We
had 2 TV's (one for dad to watch baseball and one for the kids!).
The shuttle to town and to Acadia stops right in front of Eden Village.
The atmosphere is secluded and quaint.
TripAdvisor Reviews Eden Village Motel and Cottages Bar Harbor
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center around outdoor recreation. This is a bit of a theme in this
area of Maine when it comes to stores. If you are looking for clothes
that are good for camping, Ellsworth and Bar Harbor have you covered.
L. L. Bean is even there if you need some equipment or gear.
The last store we went to was Marden's. Marden's is a discount store that
you can almost get anything in. The ridiculously ...
... but I managed to squeeze in 10 laps of the deck before lunch and 5 after which is a good result. Chrispy missed out on the morning session as it clashed with line dancing but she had amassed 10 by the close of business. The afternoon turned out to be very pleasant with plenty of warm sunshine against a backdrop of a azure blue sky, the fog having lifted as soon as we got out to sea. That's sods buggery law as Sara would say! Looking ...
... and there are about a million of them!) and Acadia Park! We flew over and around at least 13 lighthouses. The view of all of the lobster traps from air was UNBELIEVABLE!!!! It's like looking at the floor of an artists studio, tons of little colored spots all over the place! Apparently EACH lobster fisherman can have up to 800 different traps! There are probably more lobster boats here than there are cars...do the math. You could practically walk across ...
... know about lobsters :-)
It is a really good tour and at $29 a head excellent value. We drive through town past some of. The older houses from when Bar Harbor was the summer spot for rich Americans like the Rockfellers. Then we head into the park and to the top of the granite mountain for some stupendous views of the bay. Next stop is a blow hole near the shore and then to an area planted with lots of Acadian flowers and plants and with it's own beaver ...
... out what you are looking at and one also pointed out that about 70% of the air pollution in Maine comes from points farther south along the coast, not from Maine itself. Something to keep in mind! There are several hikes leading out from the summit and you really can walk anywhere as long as you keep to the rocks. Acadia is very much a Leave No Trace Behind park. Footsteps on fragile plants can harm a whole ecosystem and it is important to ...