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Dover, PA
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32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2012

We had a lovely time at The Quimby House over our anniversary. The owner Tim was awesome and helped us create things to do over a very off season part of the year. Our Saturday night stay was amazing and our Sunday was also fantastic. We had a relaxing time in a beautiful, spacious room when we were there. We... More 

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Westbrook, ME
1 review
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Reviewed 24 March 2012

We arrived to find our room key left in an envelope on the front desk with no one around. Apparently, the owners went out of town for a few days right before we arrived and left a very young lady in charge. She was very nice but extremely inexperienced and rarely available at the front desk. Our room was lovely... More 

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Portland, Maine
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 21 March 2012

My husband and I took his high school jazz band to Bar Harbor for the state jazz festival and we all stayed at the Quimby House Inn. Some inn owners would "quake in their boots" to see all these high school kids coming to stay in a lovely inn, but these inn owners made certain our stay was excellent. They... More 

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1 Thank ElizabethM40827
New York City, New York
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2012

Quimby House Inn is one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in. Tim and Danielle Ray are the sweetest innkeepers I've ever met. The inn is in a perfect mint condition. The interior design welcomes you with its warmth and you simply don't want to leave because you feel like home. The service is excellent and hot coffee... More 

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2 Thank Irina G
Rochester, New York
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 October 2011

We arrived in Bar Harbor with no reserved hotel room. We stopped at the local visitor's ctr. we asked for a decent place to stay, not too expensive as we were looking for a place to sleep. Not hang out in. They recommended the Quimby House. We checked in, the desk clerk was very friendly and informative. Gave us suggestions... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2011

spacious, clean accommodations, we had suite 221 in the Annex behind the inn. Good sized bedroom, small kitchen, small living room, small bathroom. Off street parking, great location - midway between downtown and College of the Atlantic. Only complaint was no wi-fi signal in room 221. If you want wi-fi, request room closer to the main inn. Dated decor but... More 

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Chicago, IL
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61 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 October 2011

The Quimby House Inn is a moderate sized inn located slightly away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Bar Harbor. It is very easy to walk to attractions, shops and restaurants. There is also a shuttle bus that goes through much of Acadia National Park. The parking is good, and the rooms have comfortable amenities.

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South Carolina
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2011

We spent three nights here and were pleased with the downtown location, easy parking, and large room (#104) with nice sitting room connected by door. This first floor room opens to lobby and has easy access to front door. Would be really good for family with children. Two tv's to keep everyone happy. There is another building out back but... More 

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Reviewed 28 September 2011

The motel smelled funny, but our room was okay after we opened the windows. The motel is in a good location. However, one of our pillow cases was dirty and the staff were unorganized. We had a delay checking out because we were overcharged & the desk person did not know how to properly calculate the bill.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 September 2011

My husband and I stayed here while on our east coast honeymoon. The room that we stayed in was very cozy and clean. It is perfect location if you want to experience downtown Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. Don't forget to stop at Jordan's for some blueberry pancakes, blueberry muffins and a bacon grilled cheese sandwich! YUM!

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Colonial-style inn within minute's walk to Bar Harbor's waterfront, restaurants, shops, and bike and kayak rentals. One mile to Acadia National Park, Cadillac Mountain, and Kebo Valley Golf Club. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Quimby House Inn

Address: 109 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1442
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
Price Range: €96 - €179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Quimby House Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Quimby House Hotel Bar Harbor
Quimby Hotel Bar Harbor
Quimby Bar Harbor
Quimby House Inn Bar Harbor, Maine
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Bar Harbor
#7 Business Hotel in Bar Harbor
#19 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor
#22 Family Hotel in Bar Harbor
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“ask for the annex!”
 of 5 bubbles CBG327, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 101”
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“do not get a room on the street side of the main building”
 of 5 bubbles angeladD4737UR, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on the back and noise is a non issue. Especially on the top floor.”
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“If you have luggage you may want a first floor room...not as many stairs”
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