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Long Valley, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 October 2014

This was our seventh stay at the Bluenose, the third time staying in the magnificent Mizzentop 3rd floor suite. In the grand tradition of the finest hotels of Europe, the Bluenose takes you back in time to the classic hotels of days gone past. Breathtaking, panoramic views of Frenchman Bay and downtown Bar Harbor and the cruise ships, impeccable room...

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hospitality04609, General Manager at Bluenose Inn - A Bar Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

We are certainly looking forward to having you back next Spring. Thank you for your wonderful review and recognition of so many of the details we provide our guests. It is also great to hear that you enjoyed your experiences at the Looking Glass. The fire pit is one of my favorite spots as well. We are glad that we...

Worcester, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 October 2014

We have stayed at the Bluenose Inn on several occasions in the past and have always had a very pleasant experience. I was recently in Bar Harbor for a long weekend visiting family and visited the Great Room to listen to Bill at the piano. We thoroughly enjoy this and certainly did this time as well. My less favorable experience...

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hospitality04609, General Manager at Bluenose Inn - A Bar Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review and give me your feedback. We are currently in the process of planning the food offerings in the Great Room for the end of this season and next year, so your feedback is timely and important to me. I am happy to hear that you will be back and hope...

Portland, Maine
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Our fourth floor suite commanded great views of Frenchman's Bay. Everything we wanted was within our reach - big flatscreen tvs, gas fireplace, balcony, Keurig coffee maker, spa bathrobes, plus other things I may have forgotten. An easy walk to free shuttle service provided transportation to attractions without having to drive, park, etc. downtown. The indoor pool and spa area...

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hospitality04609, General Manager at Bluenose Inn - A Bar Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Wow! Your review makes me want to check in as a guest! I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Bluenose so much. It is great to be appreciated for the little touches we have put in to our guest rooms and the services that make you feel pampered like the afternoon cookies, and 24...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 30 September 2014

We stayed for two nights in the Stenna Nordica where our imaculent room was accessed from an outside corridor. Furnishings are definitely upgraded and our room was decorated in nice rich colours. A Keurig and a variety of coffee cups were in our room as well as: small fridge, bath robes, "rain" shower head, magnifying makeup mirror and enough electrical...

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hospitality04609, General Manager at Bluenose Inn - A Bar Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

We are very happy that you chose to stay with us and I want to thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. You have detailed many of the extra touches we provide such as the Keurig coffee maker, the rain head shower, the refridgerator and robes etc. You also enjoyed our fabulous view which is...

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2014

An absolutely fabulous hotel situated overlooking the bay. Our room was in a balconied block with fantastic views. A slight problem with a faulty coffee machine was dealt with promptly by the friendly housekeeping staff. A beautifully decorated room; it was very comfortable & homey. The Bar area was lovely with a large fireplace & sofa’d seating areas, very comfortable...

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hospitality04609, General Manager at Bluenose Inn - A Bar Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your accomodations and especially your private balcony. It sounds as though you found our staff to be responsive and helpful which is of the utmost importance to us. I am glad that you dined at the Looking Glass and...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 27 September 2014

We spent four nights at the Bluenose & I was disappointed. First let me say that it is clean & staff friendly enough but I expect more when you pay this kind of money. The plus is the fantastic view but the rooms are just so so. The whole property is dated but the worse part is the noise between...

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hospitality04609, General Manager at Bluenose Inn - A Bar Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

First of all, thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us. I am very sorry to hear that we did not live up to your expectations as that is not a common experience with most of our guests. If you do return to Bar Harbor in the future, I hope that you might...

Londonderry, New Hampshire
Reviewed 25 September 2014

The Mizzentop room that we stayed in was amazing. Beautiful views, incredibly clean, gas fireplace, friendly staff and the lounge in the evening was comfortable and very entertaining thanks to Bill Trowley, the pianist.

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hospitality04609, General Manager at Bluenose Inn - A Bar Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you! It is always wonderful to hear that we have made our guests happy with our beautiful facility, our great entertainment, and our terrific staff. I hope that you will consider making us your choice again. We love that we have so many "regular" customers that think of us as a home away from home. Happy Travels to you,...

Reviewed 24 September 2014

To keep it brief- the front desk s staff were great as were all the other members of staff we came across.. very friendly and even managed to up-sell a suit to us.the room was great nice view over the bay too. A good base for a couple of days of our holiday. Well done bluenose

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hospitality04609, General Manager at Bluenose Inn - A Bar Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write and also for choosing us for your stay in Bar Harbor. It is wonderful to hear that one of the stand out aspects of your experience was our great staff. I am very proud of the people that work here, and can assure you that each one does genuinely care...

Oak Harbor, Ohio
Reviewed 23 September 2014

How many ways can you spell Cassidy? How about G r e a t! We never met her but my experience with her on the phone led us to believe that all of the Bluenose employees would be just as accommodating. Was our hunch correct? You bet it was. Starting with Nate, who welcomed us at the desk, and ending...

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hospitality04609, General Manager at Bluenose Inn - A Bar Harbor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for this truly wonderful review of our hotel which focuses on our excellent staff. I am very proud of the fact that our people have their heart in their work and genuinely care to provide the best guest experience possible. I have always believed in the importance of customer service and am very pleased when I hear the...

Pollock, Louisiana
Reviewed 21 September 2014

What a treat! Arriving late in the evening with no reservations, we pulled in to inquire about a room. Because of the off season we were fortunate to walk in without reservation. The room was very clean, had a real key to unlock the door, chandeliers, fire place, balcony with fabulous view of Frenchman's Bay. There was a coffee pot,...

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It sounds like you had a wonderful time staying with us at the Bluenose. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your room with all of the small details we provide, and that you enjoyed your time in the Great Room listening to Bill Trowell. This was his 18th season with us and we look forward to number...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bluenose Inn is a AAA rated hotel, an elegant immaculate treasure featuring breathtaking views of Frenchman Bay. Set atop a magnificent granite-terraced hillside, the hotel is one of the most beautiful spots on the Atlantic. 97 Classically appointed rooms located in our two buildings. Dining in The Looking Glass with panoramic views, cocktails in the magnificent Great Room, heated indoor and outdoor pools, hot tub,steam room, spa & complete fitness center and wi-fi throughout the property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bluenose Inn - A Bar Harbor Hotel

Address: 90 Eden St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1123
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Mount Desert Island > Bar Harbor
Price Range: €136 - €340 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bluenose Inn - A Bar Harbor Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 97
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Also Known As:
Bar Harbor Hotel - Bluenose Bar Harbor
Bluenose Inn - A Bar Harbor Hotel Maine
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#2 Spa Hotel in Bar Harbor
#6 Business Hotel in Bar Harbor
#10 Romantic Hotel in Bar Harbor
#15 Family Hotel in Bar Harbor
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“Choose a room on a high floor and you'll have amazing views.”
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“high room facing water are nice.”
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“Third or fourth floor.”
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“Best views on the upper floors, but even the first floor has a good view.”
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“Ask for a room with a fire place on the 4th floor.”
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