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The Central House

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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“front porch”(19 reviews)
“great location”(30 reviews)
“old house”(6 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Breakfast included
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like going back in time, elegant Victorian time....room was gorgeous from the lilac wall paper to the hand painted floral head board. All the rooms are decorated differently with beautiful wall paper and antique furnishings. The outside porch is a favorite spot to sit and...More

Thank chiantiConnecticut
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Beautiful old house as described in other reviews. Its beautiful inside for an older type property. The room was cosy and simple. Reception was easy and there was some information passed over. Tea and coffee available at all times. Good to meet other residents getting...More

Thank Stanley_1986
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Good location, very comfortable rooms. Staff had a lot of good information about things to do and they shared it enthusiastically. Very nice common areas that provided a good place to relax with friends and plan our day.

Thank _scotterikson
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We stayed here 2 nights and would have enjoyed more time here. The location is terrific, parking and checkin easy. There are many great places to eat within 4 blocks for breakfast and dinner. The rooms are simple and comfortable, common areas spacious. The website...More

Thank Lenny S
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Central House is properly named since it is located within walking distance of everything Bar Harbor. We always walked to town, restaurants, the harbor and the island bridge. This is a converted old house and creaks a bit and needs some loving care. New...More

Thank Gary1965-19
Response from thecentralhouse_955, Manager at The Central HouseResponded 4 October 2017

You are right about the porch wicker, which is tops on the list of improvements to be made for next year, as well as some new carpeting. Paint touch-ups are ongoing, in a house of this age and heavy occupancy, although larger jobs can be...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$124 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#24 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$124 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#24 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Response from dlucido | Reviewed this property |
I would stay in Bar Harbor for three days. Just park your car there and you are all set. You can walk to the shops, restaurants and the water. You can hop on the buses everyday and go into Arcadia National Park. My... More
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"Lower floors preferred because of having to transport luggage. A/C units fast and quiet."
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"The third floor has rooms but there are a lot of stairs!"
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"First floor if you want to avoid carrying your luggage up stairs"
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"Pick a room in the back of the Inn. Far away from the front porch and street."
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