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Primrose Place

51 Holland Avenue, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609 (Formerly Aurora Inn)
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Norwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

As others have said, the motel was recently bought by the owner of the Primrose Inn and completely remodeled. So you get a nice, clean, comfortable room. The bed was comfy, there was a nice little sitting area, the mini refrigerator in the room (if you book a king room) was spacious and even had a real freezer, which was... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We love B & B's so we clicked on Primrose Inn. Somehow we got booked in to Primrose Place which is owned by the same proprietor. We didn't discover this until we arrived and were given suggestions of where to go for breakfast! Upon visiting the Inn the next morning we saw that their guests were being served a sumptuous... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

We had stayed at the Aurora Inn several times in the past and were pleased to see it done over and modernized, sort of... Things you should know: No room phones or refrigerators; basic accommodations; not fancy or deluxe; nice new bathroom and big screen cable TV; mattress too soft and pillows too firm, but that's a matter of taste;... More 

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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Primrose Place was a great place for us to stay as a couple in Bar Harbor. Parking right outside the door, clean room, easy walk to the restaurants and shops in the Village, and easy to get to Acadia. The staff at the Inn were very nice during check-in and out, otherwise no interaction. It was a really great and... More 

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Redlands, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

Newly renovated, very clean. Bed was very comfortable. Perfect location, quiet rooms. Free coffee, refrigerator in room. My husband and I were pleasantly surprised, don't get it confused with the primrose inn next door, no breakfast included, would of liked the option but its location makes it very easy to walk to all the popular places. Won't disappoint

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

We decided to embark on a quick trip to Bar Harbor in mid August. Trying to find a hotel room, in peak season, on short notice, was not easy. It was our good fortune to find Primrose Place. It is a newly renovated addition to the the Primrose Inn across the street. While not a bed and breakfast we found... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

We didn't get a room at the inn but we got a great modern, simple and fresh room at the sister/extension of the inn. Great location, right at the edge of town but super close and avoided the noise and crowded center. My only dissapointment was breakfast. I had the expectation as you physically picked up keys, talk to people... More 

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Thank Diana E
West Hollywood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

On my recent visit to Bar Harbor i decided on Primrose place. It was very a nice, clean and had just opened. The staff was very friendly and helpful. I was able to walk from my hotel to downtown and the pier for shopping and dining while taking in the sites of Bar Harbor!!! I will stay there again. Very... More 

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Douglasville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

My wife and I had an opportunity recently to visit Bar Harbor and we stayed at the Primrose Place for several days in August ... This is a FANTASTIC location . Like a couple of others stated it is quiet, CLEAN , and just up the street from Jordans ..very convenient to shopping and the downtown area of Bar Harbor..... More 

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West Boylston, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We stayed here for two nights in August and the location was perfect. Its easily walking distance to restaurants and shops but far enough away to be able to open the windows and not hear all the other Bar Harbor visitors. The room was comfy with both a ceiling fan or air conditioner to cool things off. Recently remodeled, it... More 

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