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Bluebird Motel
Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Machias
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Reviewed 9 August 2013 via mobile

Both hotels in Machias are overpriced, but this one is the least expensive. For the price you get a small, clean room with a fridge and micro. No b-fast, no extras. Rooms are dated, a little stale smelling, and showing some wear and tear, but okay lodging.

One peeve I have is that the towels are ridiculously small, worn thin, and frayed. Not just one or two... most of them. They seriously need replaced.

Hotel is next to a gas station and just minutes from grocery and restaraunts.

  • Stayed: August 2013
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Reviewed 2 August 2013

I recently stayed at the Bluebird Motel and was overall very satisfied. The room was clean and the price was reasonable ($80/night). The staff at the front desk as friendly and helpful. The quality of the channels on the TV was bad but the motel is going to upgrade all rooms to DirecTV soon. The WIFI didn't work in the room at all but fortunately there was a wired connection. The bathroom lacked space to store any toiletries - it would be helpful to add a few shelves to solve this problem. It was disappointing that no breakfast or newspaper were included with the room. However, the gas station next door offers a delicious homestyle breakfast menu at a reasonable price. It is conveniently located close to the University of Maine at Machias and Helen's restaurant, a local icon. The University regularly hosts out of town guests here. The motel is under new ownership and will probably experience some improvements in the near future.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 29 June 2013

The décor consists of wood paneling and the ceilings are very low, meaning this will never be that nice of a place. But they have put some money into it (flat screen TVs, mini refrigerators) and the rooms were very clean. WiFi worked fine for us. No shampoo, etc. provided in the bathrooms though. It seems like a great motel for $50-$60. Unfortunately the price was a bit higher than that and it didn't compare favorably to what we might have had on the interstate for the same price or lower.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Bluebird Motel

Address: 231 Dublin St, Machias, ME 04654-3404
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Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Machias
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Machias
Price Range: £66 - £72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bluebird Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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