Guide to Ellsworth Maine Bed & Breakfasts, Inns, and Hotels

Ellsworth, Maine is a unique small-town city, along your way to Acadia, Mount Desert and Bar Harbor. It is a place with a friendly atmosphere where visitors can explore the area by water or land. Discover the Ellsworth area by bike or visit the Stanwood Wildlife Sanctuary where a nature walk through the 200-acre property will be alive with a vast assortment of birds.

Visitors can also attend a music or comedy act at the Grand Auditorium, stop by the Telephone Museum, take a walk in the gardens, or play croquet at the historic Woodlawn Museum. The Ellsworth Lumber Jack Show should make your top things to do in Maine list too.

Ellsworth’s waterfront has boat launches into the Union River for coastal excursions. Ellsworth is nicknamed the Gateway to Acadia, and it offers an ideal overnight stop with affordable and family friendly lodging, on the road to Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island with affordable motels, hotels, inns and cabin rentals.

Blue Hill Inn | Blue Hill 207-374-2844 | 40 Union Street, Blue Hill, Maine
Relax and vacation at The Blue Hill Inn (est. 1840). Visit a quiet town on the picturesque Maine coast. Sail, cruise or kayak past the lighthouses of Penobscot Bay or shop for antiques and visit galleries. Sample food from farmers and fishermen at one of the local restaurants. Then return to a romantic, historic inn complete with fireplacces and a hearty breakfast, drinks and hors d'oeuvres which are always served with "extraordinary hospitality". Learn More

Lodging in Nearby Towns

Kingsleigh Inn | Southwest Harbor 207-244-5302 | 373 Main St , Southwest Harbor, Maine
Kingsleigh Inn is a turn of the century, turreted Queen Anne Victorian that sits high on a hill, 100 yards from the water. The Inn, with its elegant yet casual atmosphere, is located in the center of town surrounded by Acadia National Park. Enjoy rooms with water views, private decks and pampering amenities. A three-course gourmet breakfast is served as are afternoon baked goods, early evening wine and hors d oeurves and all day tea and espresso. Come see why Conde Nast featured us as the place to stay on Mount Desert Island! Learn More
Bar Harbor Villager Motel | Bar Harbor 888-383-3211 | 207 Main St, Bar Harbor, Maine
The Bar Harbor Villager Motel is in the heart of downtown Bar Harbor close to shops, restaurants, activities, and the beautiful Bar Harbor Waterfront. With our in-town location, free off-street parking for guests, and the free Island Explorer bus service (May-October) which departs from just around the corner - you can access all the incredible features of downtown Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park without ever getting back in your car. Learn More
Bar Harbor Motel | Bar Harbor 207-288-3453 | 100 Eden St, Bar Harbor, Maine
Nestled close to Acadia National Park, the Bar Harbor Motel is offers so much. You can hike, bike, shop, and dine, all within a mile or two of our drive. The Motel also offers on-site amenities to make your trip spectacular. Our heated outdoor pool, playgrounds, lawn games, and kid-focused activities make your days filled with fun! The Island Explorer bus stop, on-site trail access to the park, bicycle storage, complimentary continental breakfast, and guest laundry make it simple. Learn More
Acadia Sunrise Motel | Trenton 207-667-8452 | 952 Bar Harbor Road, Trenton, Maine
Clean, affordable, family run. Acadia Sunrise Motel is a family-owned and operated property with Down East hospitality and great rates. Located just minutes to Mount Desert Island and 15 minutes to Bar Harbor in nearby Trenton. Clean comfortable newly renovated rooms offer full bath, A/C, Cable, and phone. Some rooms have kitchenettes. Property offers stunning views of the mountains of Mount Desert Island, wildflower gardens, and a heated outdoor pool. Open mid-April to end of October. Learn More

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