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Bonita Springs, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Reserved a room on short notice to attend a memorial service in Castine at MMA. We were not familiar with the area and also needed an early arrival time. We were so pleasantly surprised at how friendly and accommodating the folks were. Definitely makes us want to return.

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Hackleburg, Alabama
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We were very impressed with the hotel, room and beautiful view out our window. We loved the furniture in the room. The four poster bed was so nice. We opened the windows at night. The refreshing breeze off the bay was great.

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Hampton
Reviewed 26 September 2016

What make the Ft. Knox Inn one of our favorite stops? A polite and accommodating staff, Clean comfortable rooms, Ample, easy parking and its location provides easy access to Bangor, Belfast, and Ellsworth. The view from those rooms facing the River is wonderful. Old fashion Ambiance and style. We will be back.

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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Interesting hotel on the river. value for money to stay in Maine. Will I go back to the same hotel may be.... Not sure...... Was clean enough to stay with the family...... Appeared safe ...... The town was unusually clam.

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Southington, Connecticut
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The hotel was perfectly situated in the quaint town of Bucksport, Maine. All the shops were in walking distance. We loved walking on the boardwalk along the Penobscot River at night time. Hubs from nearby Blue Hill. I kept telling him if we have to move to Maine, this town would be in our top 10. The staff was extremely...

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Reading, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Couldn't provide a more picturesque view! Room was comfortable and clean and the Inn has a friendly atmosphere. Parking is also convenient and access to nearby areas is easy. Good location for a several day stay in the area.

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Brackley Beach, Prince Edward Island
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The room, staff, and view were all wonderful! We would definitely stay here again, Best pizza we ever had was just up the street. Nice river walk as well. No hesitation to recommend it to friends, family and strangers :-)

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Hampden, Maine
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This place was amazing, all the staff was friendly and helpful, our room was extremely clean and comfortable with a great water view. The people in this little town are so nice. I will return this fall for a week end getaway.

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Weymouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Found this hotel last minute after a reservation fell through with a different hotel. Didn't know much about it, only booked because it was the only hotel with a room available. Upon arrival, we were happily greeted by name, given the room keys, and experienced great customer service. Our room was decent. It was bigger than we expected. The beds...

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Columbus, Georgia
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The photos of this property showing the water views are accurate and the lights on the bridge and the Fort cross the river are beautiful. This is a simple lodging about 45 minutes drive to Acadia National Park. This summer, for the parks 100 birthday it was flooded with visitors and several roads were closed. This lodging, though simple, was...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Fort Knox Inn is right in beautiful downtown Bucksport, close to the Maine Maritime Academy, Fort Knox State Park, Penobscot Narrows Observatory & Bridge, and Verso Paper Company. A marina is located directly in front of the property, with a waterside walkway 1/2 mile; and near the Bar Harbour and Acadia National Park. The hotel offers free parking, free high speed internet access, FREE breakfast, snack and soda machines, Colonial-style cherry furnishings, air conditioning, hair dryer and coffee maker. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fort Knox Inn

Address: 64 Main St, Bucksport, ME 04416-4026
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Bucksport
Price Range: £66 - £73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Fort Knox Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 41
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Also Known As:
Fort Knox Hotel Bucksport
Best Western Bucksport
Bucksport Best Western
Fort Knox Inn Bucksport, Maine
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“Ask for a room on the river side. Rooms facing parking area can be a bit less quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles tonyrnyc, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Water view for sure! Gorgeous view of the river, bridge and Fort Knox”
 of 5 bubbles QueenCleo9, 22 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Water side has much better views, and is probably quieter than street side.”
 of 5 bubbles SkyKingBoston, 18 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Room with river view”
 of 5 bubbles Picky84, 15 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms with a water view.”
 of 5 bubbles 768virginiac, 14 Aug 2015 | Read review
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