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The Bayview

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Certificate of Excellence
Personalized friendly service, peaceful and quiet setting, spectacular views, close to downtown Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. Spacious oceanfront hotel rooms with balconies, some family friendly, or larger two and three bedroom townhomes and house. Expanded continental breakfast, pool, shuttle service, fresh baked cookies, lounge and limited wireless internet.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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49Car recommended
Grade: 49 out of 100
17Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
6Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews shuttle service cookies on demand hotel shuttle every afternoon free shuttle frenchman's bay eggs benedict picnic lunch hot dish in town rooms are large homemade pastries the entire staff beautiful view of the bay the hotel offers acadia national park
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I originally review the Bayview Inn back in 2008. Every word I wrote was true, honest and accurate. My wife and I had stayed there six or seven times over the coarse of those ten years. I have to say that something was missing this...More

Thank bladely
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay At The Bayview. The staff was very pleasant. The shuttle was convenient. The free breakfast was excellent. The view was wonderful. Everything was super clean. I only would have liked a bit more updated decor in the room. The pink draperies...More

Thank Jan S
Response from Trish04609, Support Staff at The BayviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay! All the things we do are aimed to give everyone a visit to remember. There are big changes ahead for The Bayview and your comment regarding the decor is duly noted. The Bayview...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely a perfect stay! From the moment we arrived we were treated as special guests. We were only here for one day, but we would have stayed longer if we could have. Upon check-in we were offered homemade cookies. They have a free shuttle that...More

Thank jcbVisalia
Response from Trish04609, Support Staff at The BayviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review! It is always nice to hear such great things and a wonderful way to end our season. I know for a fact that a lot of people (me included!) will miss those afternoon cookies and delicious breakfasts....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The only thing this hotel has going for it is the view. For $300 a night, I expected more... When we checked in, we were not greeted warmly. No "hi," "welcome," etc. If anything, he seemed annoyed. We were not provided any information about the...More

Thank chad306
Response from Trish04609, Support Staff at The BayviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am at a loss for words and that is not a common thing for me. I can't imagine who would have checked you in with an attitude that was so obviously not our usual style. It was not a greeting that any guest should...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Bayview hotel is a very nice hotel where the rooms have lovely balconies that look right out onto the ocean. The balcony is the perfect place for a cup of coffee in the morning or a glass of wine at night. They serve a...More

Thank NanciP437
Response from Trish04609, Support Staff at The BayviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much! The balconies are wonderful aren't they? You are so close to the water and there is nothing more relaxing than just sitting and watching the waves. No traffic noise except the boats in the bay and the birds flying by! Just...More

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29 July 2017|
Response from TrvCpl | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I was a guest and do not know the rates for October. The place is so wonderful though! The staff, rooms, property/views, breakfast, afternoon baked goods, proximity to town and Acadia NP ... Enjoy!
5 June 2017|
Response from Woodswalker70 |
In the hotel itself, no. If you rent a townhouse you do get a washer and dryer.
Room Tips
"The 2nd floor offers the best views or the bay."
4 days ago
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"All rooms are ocean view."
2 weeks ago
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"Be sure to ask for a room with an ocean view and balcony"
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"All have views, no bad room."
6 Oct 2018
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