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Balance Rock Inn

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21 Albert Meadows, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
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Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful setting with a great location. Easy walk into town. We would stay here again in a heart beat. Super staff. Delicious food in their little restaurant. Can't imagine a nicer place in Bar Harbor.

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Richmond
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

What a fabulous place! All the comforts of an Inn with the touches of a B&B!! Friendly staff, generous accommodations, with comfort and views to the max!! Thank you for making our stay in Bar Harbor so enjoyable!!

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Staff and room were Awesome! Easy check in, room upgraded since Inn was not full…Larger room, Wonderful Bay view…Bar great, bartender made super drinks and gave good advice, fellow guests were fun too. Reaturant food was good. Views from Veranda phenomenal & relaxing Bed comfortable, shower powerful/lots of hot water (one of my needs) We stayed two nights and did... More 

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Lebanon, New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Breakfasts are delicious, hospitality of the staff was above and beyond, view of ocean is unobstructed! Romantic getaway in a beautiful town that was perfect for our honeymoon... Relaxing and adventurous! Love love LOVE this Inn!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We really did our research before booking this hotel as it was a trip of a lifetime we'll likely never do again. It is dated but that is part of the charm, still clean and well kept. Order the Lobster Bisque, it is the best in the area. sit by the fire outside and watch the boats, get up early... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Balance Rock Inn is centrally located in the heart of Bar Harbor putting everything in Bar Harbor within easy walking distance. It has a great little bar and restaurant with amazing views and very attentive staff. We stayed in Room 204 with an bay window towards the harbor. Took some amazing shots of the sunrise from through the window.

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Orinda, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Balance Rock Inn and Highly recommend it. It is clearly the best place to stay in Bar Harbor. The location is superb, on the water, looking out toward the Porcupine Islands. Just around around the point from the busy part of the Harbor. This location lets you walk to town for shopping and... More 

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Whitehall, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

We had a room with a fire place, sauna and tub with jets....and a great view of the bay...from our deck. They also have a evening bar and chef. Also a short walk to Ba ha bah. The breakfast spread was very good. They have a small but adequate exercise area. Even though it was late September, we also used... More 

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Palos Verdes Estates, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

This was our first visit to Bar Harbor, and this Inn is in a prime spot on the ocean. I agree with a couple of the other reviewers that the place is a bit tired and needs some TLC, but we spent most of our time while at the Inn enjoying the bar area off the pool. I thought this... More 

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East Kingston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

I ordered the Acadia Package. The romantic dinner was a gift card for $70. Wouldn't pay for a nice romantic like suggested dinner and we didn't get the carriage ride like we paid for. I think this is more for people who would like to be lazy by the pool all day. I don't think they went out of the... More 

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