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Bar Harbor Inn

0.3 km from Bar Harbor centre
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  • Breakfast included
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1 Newport Dr, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1898
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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a girls trip for a friend's wedding and loved staying at the Bar Harbor Inn! Parking was easy and once we arrived we were able to walk everywhere we needed to go! We enjoyed that that the hotel was on the water and there was a great walk around the water that goes around the perimeter of...

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NicoleBHI, Director of Sales at Bar Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Dear 13_chelsg, Thank you for choosing to stay with us for your girl's getaway weekend. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the view from your room and the location of the property. We agree that the shore path is a wonderful way to enjoy the Maine coastline. We hope to see you again on your future visit to...

York, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were so glad that we paid extra for the harbour view! The grounds were beautiful, the food was great and it was located within walking distance to the town. When we arrived, we found one of the car tires was low on air. The hotel staff located an air pump to air enough air to get us to a...

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NicoleBHI, Director of Sales at Bar Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Jsitlet, Thank you for your recent review of the Bar Harbor Inn & Spa. We value your kind words and your appreciation for the grounds, food and location of the property. It is very pleasing to know that our staff was able to assist you with your vehicle trouble while you were staying with us. We look forward to...

New Hampshire
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We went from from 4/12 till 4/17 2016. The hotel Grounds were lovely, the views are Incredible!! The lobby was very well maintained with free coffee and freshly baked chocolate chip cookies there is a fireplace t were you can enjoy a great book,a cup of coffee or warm your self up . The weather was to colder than expected,...

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NicoleBHI, Director of Sales at Bar Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Chary74, Thank you for choosing to stay with us here at the Bar Harbor Inn. We are delighted that you had a wonderful visit during our spring season. It sounds like you also enjoyed the Reading Room Restaurant during your stay which is always nice to hear. Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we...

Kelseyville, California
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Something new & different in this state. When we first started our vacations it was in May for that's when we were married. We seem to do all our reviews in August later on as we got into the Quest that's because we found out it's the best time for us. ((done in August of 1995 not 2016)) That year...

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FredL04609, General Manager at Bar Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for being our guest and taking the time to give us a review. I am very happy that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Fred Link General Manager

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We were here for a photo workshop and spent 4 days. The check-in with our 18 people group seemed to go pretty well. The lobby is quite lovely and cozy. The grounds are just incredible with carefully tended to flower beds and a very nice, in the season, gazebo. The hotel room in the building across the way was very...

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FredL04609, General Manager at Bar Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was our pleasure having you and your group as our guests. I am pleased that you approve of our location. Thank you for choosing the Bar Harbor Inn & Spa. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Fred Link General Manager

Hoboken, Georgia
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

What can one say , we awoke to the sound of a fog horn in the distance. It twas night when we checked in. Once looking out the sliding doors to see the commotion we were taken aback!!! Oh! What a view.. Slipping through the fog an mist was a cruise ship , what an awesome amazing sight to see....

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FredL04609, General Manager at Bar Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Happy Anniversary! We appreciate the very kind things you mentioned in your review. We are honored that you chose to stay at the Bar Harbor Inn & Spa for your anniversary. We can’t wait to welcome you back in the future. Sincerely, Fred Link General Manager

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Our room at Bar Harbor Inn was excellent. We were on the end of the building with a porch and a spectacular view. The door man at the Inn was a stand out for friendliness and welcoming assistance. The doorman and the helpful, friendly girl at the newspaper/gift shop were exceptional and standout staff members. We had one lunch and...

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Shelton, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We were in Bar Harbor to visit with family for Thanksgiving. We always visit for the 4th of July but never have to stay in a hotel. We had the pleasure of being guests at the Bar Harbor Inn for the Thanksgiving holiday. The grounds are beautiful and there is so much history to the Inn. You can feel it...

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Reviewed 2 December 2016

Stayed here for the second time in October of 2016 at the tail end of the season. The leaves were vibrant. This trip was a last minute adventure, but we were still able to get a room on the second floor (albeit, sans balcony, but still a great view) of the old building which I highly recommend (...old, original building...

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Reviewed 1 December 2016

The Bar Harbor Inn Staff, especially the Front Desk Manager, Melissa and her team member, David were exceptional, professional and a true pleasure to have met and have done business with both of these wonderful young people. Melissa and David were a great positive reflection of the quality, training and values of the Bar Harbor Inn as they went well...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bar Harbor's best oceanfront location, with great in-town convenience. Rated "Superior First Class" by Official Hotel Guide. Eight acres of lush lawns/gardens, three beautiful and distinct buildings, embraced by serene half-mile shorepath. Elegant rooms/suites; king/queen beds; premium bedding; waterfront balconies. Superior hotel amenities -- complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, luxury robes, wireless internet, homemade cookies. Both fine and casual dining - with delicious cuisine, attentive service, breathtaking ocean views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bar Harbor Inn

Address: 1 Newport Dr, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1898
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
Price Range: €142 - €454 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bar Harbor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 153
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Bar Harbor Inn Maine
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#1 Spa Hotel in Bar Harbor
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Bar Harbor
#4 Business Hotel in Bar Harbor
#8 Family Hotel in Bar Harbor
#12 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor
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